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Inline spray jet control outside and inside the potentially explosive  atmosphere!

Inline spray jet control outside and inside ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Surface coatings are often applied by spraying. Ideally, objects should be coated homogeneously. Air pockets in the spraying medium, partial covering of the nozzle outlet apertures or an abrupt pressure fall in the...

2021-04-19
Inline gloss measurement of painted wooden panels

Inline gloss measurement of painted wooden ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The human eye reacts principally to differences in contrast (differences in gloss) and color. For example, if we look at freshly-installed floor boards, we immediately notice even the smallest differences in color and...

2021-04-16
The color tone is decisive: the color tone measurement of various colored fiber bundles

The color tone is decisive: the color tone ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The color tone of textile fibers should, as far as possible, be measured at the start of the textile dyeing process using inline measurement. The information about the actual color tone (the actual value) can be compared...

2021-02-17
Color differentiation of second hand clothes in the recycling process

Color differentiation of second hand clothes ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Different colored second hand clothes, transported on a conveyor belt, should be differentiated. At this, the orientation of the respective textile is randomly, which means randomly folded, flat or exaggerated positioned....

2021-02-09
Differentiating the tin side from the fire side in float glasses

Differentiating the tin side from the fire ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Float glasses develop their form, thickness and surface properties through the transport of the glass melt on liquid tin. The glass melt floats on the tin bath and develops a plane surface adapted to the tin bath (tin...

2021-01-29
What is going on in the haze? We watch the oil even during evaporation!

What is going on in the haze? We watch the ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Producers of blanked and flexible parts are increasingly using evaporated punching and drawing oils. Such processes need an outcome which minimizes the oil residue on the punched or formed metal parts in order to obviate...

2021-01-25
The detection of oil layers on metal surfaces:  comparing the measurement procedures

The detection of oil layers on metal surfaces:

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The use of oils is imperative in the forming process of metals. For example, the application of cutting oils to metal bands ensures low wear on the punching tools. Drilling oils make an essential contribution to the...

2021-01-25
Measuring the thickness of oil layers by comparing two mid-wavelength infrared light range wavelength windows

Measuring the thickness of oil layers by ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Those wishing to measure the layer thickness e.g. of a homogeneous layer of printing ink on paper can adopt the grammage method as an adequate approach. The grammage of a printing ink is not all that different from that of...

2021-01-22
The measurement of thin oil layers with MIR – a highly interesting matter

The measurement of thin oil layers with MIR ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The tension is rising! The users of cleaning units for metal parts – e.g. stamped parts – wait with baited breath to see what the washing sequence brings forth. Has the surface tension exceeded the threshold of...

2020-12-09
Sustainable v. virgin! The arrival of plastic recyclates

Sustainable v. virgin! The arrival of plastic ..

Sensor Instruments GmbH: A difficult birth! After standing in the shadow of virgin materials for many years, plastic recyclates have now come into their own. There are many reasons for this: whilst the complex technical procedures to which...

2020-11-03
ams introduces world’s first ambient light, proximity and flicker sensing module optimized for ‘Behind OLED’ display operation for bezel-less smartphones

ams introduces world’s first ambient light, ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today launches the industry’s first optical sensor which integrates ambient light sensing, proximity detection, and flicker detection sensing...

2020-09-16
ams and Ibeo progress in bringing solid-state LiDAR technology to the automotive market

ams and Ibeo progress in bringing solid-state ..

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a eading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, and Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, the German specialist and the global technology leader for automotive LiDAR sensor technology and the associated...

2020-08-27
Perfect Gloss for Metal Plates!

Perfect Gloss for Metal Plates!

Sensor Instruments GmbH: When metal plates are painted, both their color and their gloss factor must be measured after the painting process. Gloss measurement is performed inline and immediately after the painting process to allow a quick response...

2020-06-23
Color Measurement of Painted Metal Plates

Color Measurement of Painted Metal Plates

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The color of metal plates should be measured immediately after the painting process. It must be taken into account here that there are both high-gloss surfaces and very dull surfaces, and that the color value must be...

2020-06-10
No Problems Counting Fan Blades

No Problems Counting Fan Blades

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of radial and axial fans the checking of the correct frequency response depending on the applied DC voltage is one of the final steps. The easiest method for measuring the frequency is to use a...

2020-05-18
Optical INLINE sensors in plastics production and recycling

Optical INLINE sensors in plastics production ..

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Plastics have become an integral part of our daily life. Their production consumes valuable resources; it is clear that the plastics industry needs to introduce a sustainable level of recycling management. The realization...

2020-05-18
Potassium analyzer for the potash industry

Potassium analyzer for the potash industry

BERTHOLD Technologies: Potassium content measurement for the potash industry is one of the most difficult and challenging measurements in the mining industry. It is however essential in the potash production process. Potassium contains the...

2020-05-08
Counting Folds at Flex-Pipe

Counting Folds at Flex-Pipe

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of aluminium flex-pipes the decisive factor is not really the measured length of the flex-pipes but rather the number of existing folds, because due to the material's "accordion effect" the actual length...

2020-04-27
Frequency of Compressor Wheels

Frequency of Compressor Wheels

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The task is to measure the frequency of compressor wheels that are used in turbochargers. These wheels may reach speeds of up to 300,000 revolutions per minute. Usually these compressor wheels have about 10 blades and are...

2020-04-27
Sandpaper Grain Size Measured as Gloss

Sandpaper Grain Size Measured as Gloss

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of sandpaper it must be ensured that the grain size of the abrasive material (e.g. aluminum oxide or silicon carbide) always lies within the permitted tolerance range. Previously performed laboratory...

2020-04-24
Do not overstep the red line

Do not overstep the red line

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Plastic wires with various thicknesses, colors, forms and surface properties are used for a range of different purposes. Examples include tennis rackets with polyester monofilaments; the triangular profile of the racket...

2020-04-24
Sensors for the finest of color graduations

Sensors for the finest of color graduations

Micro-Epsilon: The new CFS2-M11 and CFS2-M20 circular sensors from Micro-Epsilon recognize the finest of color graduations, even on demanding, shiny metallic and structured surfaces. For stable and precise color recognition, the sensors uniformly...

2020-04-17

ams makes it easier to implement 3D features ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions and a leader on 3D face recognition capabilities for the mobile market, today makes it easier for OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to implement...

2020-03-05
ams launches most advanced spectral ALS sensor for next-generation premium smartphone camera  performance boost

ams launches most advanced spectral ALS ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, today launches the AS7350, the market’s most advanced spectral ambient light sensor (ALS) for high-end mobile phone cameras. The new sensor...

2020-01-09
ams launches ultra-sensitive NIR image sensor promising large power savings in mobile 3D optical sensing systems

ams launches ultra-sensitive NIR image sensor ..

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduces the CMOS Global Shutter Sensor (CGSS) Near Infrared (NIR) image sensor CGSS130, complementing ams’ recently announced 3D...

2020-01-08
ams brings the future of selective noise cancellation to loose-fit true wireless

ams brings the future of selective noise ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, is today demonstrating the future of personal audio at the CES exhibition (7-10 January 2020, Las Vegas, NV) with its new Earbud Innovation Demo...

2020-01-07
New image sensor evaluation kits to spark innovation  with miniature cameras in consumer applications

New image sensor evaluation kits to spark ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: Raspberry Pi and Arduino based NanEyeC evaluation kits support  implementation of eye tracking, presence detection and object recognition in  products such as virtual reality headsets, smart lighting and Home...

2019-12-19
Innovative ams chip for X-ray detection heralds new era of lower-cost CT medical imaging

Innovative ams chip for X-ray detection heralds

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, is helping to make computed tomography (CT) scanners substantially more affordable. Through ams expertise in sensor design and packaging, the AS5950...

2019-12-18

Horizon2020-supported Highly Integrated ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions and coordinator of the Highly Integrated Optical Sensors (HIOS) consortium announces the successful completion of this project. Funded  EUR 3...

2019-12-02
Measuring speed upgrade - colorSENSOR CFO200 now with 30 kHz

Measuring speed upgrade - colorSENSOR CFO200 ...

Micro-Epsilon: The powerful True Color CFO sensors from Micro-Epsilon are designed for high precision color measurements. With the firmware update 1.4.20, the CFO200 models can now be operated at a measurement frequency of up to 30 kHz. The web...

2019-11-04
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