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Distance sensors

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Distance sensors:

Smart Radar Sensors for Rugged Environments

Smart Radar Sensors for Rugged Environments

Turck is presenting robust radar sensors for distance measurement up to 15 meters for rugged application areas in factory automation as well as in outdoor or mobile applications. The rugged 122 GHz devices with protection to IP67/69K are shock...

2021-11-29
Inductive Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Inductive Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Turck: Besides offering flush inductive measuring sensors with an IO-Link output, Turck is now also offering three non-flush variants. The NI4-M12, NI7-M18 and NI12-M30 models supply a signal proportional to distance over a 12 millimeter range as...

2021-11-25
Laser distance sensor LAW - Easy handling of high  precision

Laser distance sensor LAW - Easy handling of ...

Waycon: As the successor to the LAM series, laser distance sensors of the LAW series offer a linearity of 2 µm and a resolution of 0.06 µm with a measuring range of 4 mm. Unlike its predecessor, the LAW series has integrated...

2021-08-24
Industrial distance measurements using robust draw-wire sensors

Industrial distance measurements using robust ..

Micro-Epsilon’s wireSENSOR WPS-K draw-wire sensors are designed for industrial displacement and distance measurements. These stand out due to their precision and reliability. Furthermore, they are easy to install. Their price/performance...

2021-07-21
Optimized laser sensors for structured and metallic surfaces

Optimized laser sensors for structured and ...

Micro-Epsilon’s optoNCDT 1900LL sensors are designed for distance measurements on metallic and structured surfaces. These sensors use a small laser line in order to achieve precise measurements on inhomogeneous surfaces. optoNCDT 1900LL...

2021-07-15
Automated monitoring of a coil diameter

Automated monitoring of a coil diameter

Micro-Epsilon: In order to precisely determine the changeover time of coils, optoNCDT ILR2250-100 laser distance sensors from Micro-Epsilon continuously detect the coil diameter with highest precision. They can also be used in harsh industrial...

2021-07-12
Laser Displacement Sensor LAS2-TM - Powerful  sensors in a compact design

Laser Displacement Sensor LAS2-TM - Powerful ...

Waycon: Laser distance sensors of the LAS2-TM series impress with their high precision and their miniature housing. The optical sensors measure precisely at distances of up to 500 mm and achieve a linearity of ±0.13 % in addition to a...

2021-07-07
High-performance laser distance sensor for large measurement distances in industrial applications

High-performance laser distance sensor for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The high-performance optoNCDT ILR2250 laser distance sensor is used whenever large measuring ranges and high accuracy are required. The optoNCDT ILR2250 can be installed at distances up to 100 m, and even up to 150 m with a...

2021-06-23
Filling level monitoring on barrel pumps

Filling level monitoring on barrel pumps

Micro-Epsilon: Consumable components such as greases, silicones and pastes are supplied by barrel pumps. In order to keep the production processes running, these components must be permanently available. This requires accurate filling level...

2021-06-22
Inductive eddyNCDT 3060 displacement measuring system now offers even more application possibilities

Inductive eddyNCDT 3060 displacement ...

Micro-Epsilon: The powerful eddyNCDT 3060 displacement measuring system is now even more flexible than before. The sensor portfolio has been supplemented by measuring ranges of 6 and 8 mm. This opens up new fields of application in almost every...

2021-06-22
Compact laser sensor for industrial series applications

Compact laser sensor for industrial series ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1220 laser sensor series from Micro-Epsilon represents distance measuring sensors with integrated controller. Measuring rates up to 1 kHz and a repeatability from 1 µm ensure reliable measurements. These laser...

2021-06-18
Capacitive measuring system for long signal transmission paths

Capacitive measuring system for long signal ...

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT DT61x4 is an active, capacitive system for displacement, distance and position measurements in industrial applications. It includes an active sensor and integrated preamplifier and enables long cable connections up to...

2021-05-17
Reliable measurement from the first rotation

Reliable measurement from the first rotation

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT CST6110 capacitive measuring system detects speed from the first rotation. This robust sensor system measures rotational speeds up to 400,000 rpm in drives, on rotor blades and position marks on shafts. The new capaNCDT...

2021-05-17
Inductive Sensors for CFRP Detection

Inductive Sensors for CFRP Detection

Turck has developed the world's first inductive sensors for detecting carbon fibers. The patent pending sensor series detects both carbon fibers as well as pressed CFRP parts. It is based on uprox technology that has been further developed...

2021-05-12
Inductive miniature sensor with 3 mm measurement range

Inductive miniature sensor with 3 mm measurement

Baumer: The Baumer inductive distance sensor family IF08 now extended by small cubic designs in stainless steel housings with a yet large measurement range up to 3 mm and setting options via IO Link interface is outstanding and unique on the...

2021-05-04
Eddy current sensors EZ1000 - non-contact  measurements for ATEX areas

Eddy current sensors EZ1000 - non-contact ...

Waycon: Eddy current sensors of the EZ1000 series are designed for measurements under the toughest conditions and can be used in areas with explosion hazards. Thanks to the eddy current measuring principle, the measurement is contactless and is...

2021-04-22
Compact machine designs without compromise

Compact machine designs without compromise

Baumer :The new laser distance sensor families OM20 and OM30 with IO-Link are perfectly suited to continue the trend towards more efficient, compact machines and systems without any compromise regarding the sensor performance in optical distance...

2021-02-17
Senix ToughSonic Sensors Accurately Measure distance in Cold Foil Printing

Senix ToughSonic Sensors Accurately Measure ...

Senix Corporation: The use of foil and other multisensory packaging effects has become more and more common in a crowded marketplace competing for customer attention. Print shops are always in need of a competitive edge; something that allows what...

2021-02-09
State-of-the-art draw-wire displacement sensors for industrial applications

State-of-the-art draw-wire displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: wireSENSOR WPS-K100 draw-wire sensors measure displacements and distances in industrial environments. The two new models offer measuring ranges of 1500 and 2500 mm. Their robust design combined with an excellent price/performance...

2021-02-08
optoNCDT 1900: The laser sensor for highest precision with compact design

optoNCDT 1900: The laser sensor for highest ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1900 is the latest model of Micro-Epsilon laser sensors. Offering a unique combination of high speed, compact design and accuracy, this innovative sensor is used for dynamic displacement, distance and position...

2021-02-01
Draw-wire sensor monitor the synchronization control of telescopic platforms

Draw-wire sensor monitor the synchronization ...

Micro-Epsilon: Lifting systems such as telescopic platforms consist of two cassettes which are operated independently of each other when the vehicle is lifted. Here the support arms must always be kept at the same lifting height so that the load...

2021-01-29
Senix AirWire Local LoRa Tracks River Data Alongside USGS Monitoring

Senix AirWire Local LoRa Tracks River Data ...

Senix Corporation: Since 2001, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has collected water-resources data in all 50 states and beyond. The organization has studied groundwater, surface water, water quality and water use through initiatives such...

2021-01-21
Senix ToughSonic Sensors Used in Hydrofoil Control on Solar Powered Boat

Senix ToughSonic Sensors Used in Hydrofoil ...

Senix Corporation: Tecnico Solar Boat is a university project consisting of cross-degree engineering students from Instituto Superior Tecnico, the major engineering university in Portugal, that work together on the development of boats powered by...

2020-11-09
Senix Sensors Help Control Critical Water Flow in Farming and Agricultural Applications

Senix Sensors Help Control Critical Water ...

Senix Corporation: Farming and agriculture are very strong economies in the U.S. and throughout the world and are key to ensuring that humanity thrives. Farmers are adapting through advancements in agriculture, to maximize land and water resources...

2020-11-02
Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Balluff: The BOS 21M photoelectric sensor family features a universal form factor, an especially rugged housing and various function principles that make it highly flexible even in harsh industrial environments. It stands out with generous range...

2020-10-26
Capacitive sensors ensure precise measurement results in industrial environments

Capacitive sensors ensure precise measurement ..

Micro-Epsilon: With displacement and position measurements of conductive objects, capacitive sensors provide highly accurate results. The measuring systems from Micro-Epsilon are tailored to the high requirements in industrial environments....

2020-10-20
High-performance controller for inductive displacement sensors and gauges

High-performance controller for inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new inductive induSENSOR MSC7602 and 7802 multi-channel systems open up multiple new application possibilities. For applications in machine building and automation, numerous inductive displacement sensors and gauges from...

2020-10-19
Patented measurement: magneto-inductive sensors for demanding measurement tasks

Patented measurement: magneto-inductive sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The mainSENSOR measuring principle from Micro-Epsilon unites the advantages of two sensor types. Based on the combination of inductive sensors and magnetic sensors, reliable and durable sensor solutions for displacement, distance...

2020-10-19
Double sheet detection made simple: two ultrasonic sensors, three sizes, various object materials

Double sheet detection made simple: two ...

Baumer: Two product families, many possible solutions: The high-performance ultrasonic sensors U300 and U500/ UR18 from Baumer offer a multitude of integrated functions and adjustment options. These allow the sensor to be optimally adjusted to the...

2020-10-08
ToughSonic RTTC System Provides Improved Temperature Compensation

ToughSonic RTTC System Provides Improved ...

Senix Corporation: Senix ultrasonic sensors have a temperature sensor inside the sensor technique to compensate for changes in ambient air temperature. As the ambient air warms or cools, the sensor body temperature follows slowly, and the embedded...

2020-09-23
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