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Major sub-categories: Angle, inclination, tilt | Distance | Edge, Alignment | Form, dimension, size, volume | Gap | Length, Displacement | Light barriers, curtains | Limit / position indicators | Presence | Position | Position angular | Position linear | Proximity | Thickness

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Thickness and structure measurement of solar wafers

Thickness and structure measurement of solar ...

Micro-Epsilon: For quality monitoring after the sawing process, solar wafers require reliable thickness and structure measurement. The capacitive displacement sensors in the capaNCDT series measure reliably and with high precision. For this...

2024-06-17
Laser sensors raised to a new performance level

Laser sensors raised to a new performance level

Micro-Epsilon: The laser sensors of the optoNCDT 1420 series are raised to a new performance level. With a doubled measuring rate, 16-bit digital/analog conversion and IP67 protection, they are now the fastest laser sensors in their class. Due to...

2024-06-17
Compact and powerful: laser sensors for series applications

Compact and powerful: laser sensors for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1220 compact laser sensors are small, precise and fast. With double the measuring rate up to 2 KHz, the sensors now measure even faster. Due to the 16-bit digital/analog conversion, the IP67 housing as well as the high...

2024-06-10
Confocal chromatic precision sensor

Confocal chromatic precision sensor

Micro-Epsilon: The IFS2407-1.5 confocal chromatic sensor expands the confocalDT sensor portfolio and is used for high-precision displacement and thickness measurement. The sensor has a measuring range of 1.5 mm with an offset distance of 17 mm....

2024-06-07
Laser sensors replace tactile measurements

Laser sensors replace tactile measurements

Micro-Epsilon: optoNCDT 1220 laser triangulation sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used for the geometrical measurement of components in test equipment. Among other things, they monitor component tolerances of series-produced plastic and aluminum...

2024-06-06
Inline thickness measurement with increased performance

Inline thickness measurement with increased ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new models of the thicknessGAUGE sensor systems now offer higher performance for the inline thickness measurement of strip materials and sheets. The turnkey systems are now equipped with the latest laser sensors, laser scanners...

2024-06-06
Displacement sensors with integrated inclination sensor:

Displacement sensors with integrated ...

ASM Sensors: ASM presents the posiwire® sensors WST61, WST85 and WST21, combining linear position determination and inclination measurement – ensuring easy installation and cost-effectiveness. Telescopic crane booms, transport cranes,...

2024-05-24
Case Study: Monitoring Solutions For The FAA

Case Study: Monitoring Solutions For The FAA

Jewell Instruments: Case Study: The FAA operates a state-of-the-art, fullscale pavement test facility dedicated solely to airport pavement research. Located at the William J. Hughes Technical Center near Atlantic City, New Jersey, the National...

2024-05-21
Measuring the position of hay forks - efficient  stacking of hay bales in Agriculture 4.0

Measuring the position of hay forks ..

Waycon: Draw-wire sensors (also known as wire-actuated encoders) are extremely versatile in agriculture and help to carry out precise measurements of position, length and distance. Draw-wire sensors are measuring systems that convert the linear...

2024-05-16
New Ultrasonic sensors

New Ultrasonic sensors

Leuze electronic: Thanks to an adjustable sound cone and small dead zone, the new Leuze ultrasonic sensors of the 420B and 412B series can be used for many different applications. If you're looking to reduce the number of different sensors used in...

2024-05-01
Baumer software speeding up encoder engineering

Baumer software speeding up encoder engineering

Baumer: Baumer encoders for mobile machines are renowned for ultimate durability and precision. Sensor expert Baumer now sets new standards even in encoder engineering by own freeware for easy encoder testing and parameterization. The Baumer...

2024-04-29
Ultra-flat Baumer inductive sensor is product of the year

Ultra-flat Baumer inductive sensor is product ..

Baumer: Sensor expert Baumer keeps pushing the limits of what is possible, including inductive sensors. The constant goal is to create added value for customers and open up new application possibilities. One current example is the extremely flat...

2024-04-26
Compact Distance Sensor with up to 60 m Measuring Range

Compact Distance Sensor with up to 60 m ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The trend toward miniaturization continues, creating demand for increasingly powerful sensors with more compact housing dimensions. To keep up with this trend, the time-of-flight principle of measurement has been integrated into the...

2024-04-24
IO-Link/J1939 Radar Scanner Provides 3D Movement Data

IO-Link/J1939 Radar Scanner Provides 3D Movement

Turck's MR15-Q80 is a robust radar scanner that records and outputs environmental data in three dimensions. It is the only device with these features that is available with a J1939 interface for mobile equipment in addition to IO-Link. The 60...

2024-04-22
Process Reliability in Tube Production: How PackSys Global  Optimizes Production Using SIKO Technology

Process Reliability in Tube Production: How ...

SIKO GmbH: Large tubes, small tubes, long tubes, thick tubes, flat tubes, miniature tubes—tubes are produced in countless sizes and formats for oral care, cosmetics, and in the pharmaceutical industry. The machines that produce the packaging...

2024-04-19
Compact and maintenance-free: Baumer presents new multiturn encoder EB360

Compact and maintenance-free: Baumer presents ..

Baumer: The ultra-compact multiturn encoder with a mere 22 mm in height is another highlight in the Baumer product portfolio for industrial applications. New, non-contact and fully encapsulated EB360 has been particularly designed for demanding...

2024-04-04
Leuze new ODT3CL1-2M laser diffuse sensor

Leuze new ODT3CL1-2M laser diffuse sensor

Leuze electronic: Small housing, big operating range: Thanks to TOF technology, the new ODT3CL1-2M compact diffuse sensor from Leuze achieves an operating range of up to two meters. The 2-in-1 sensor detects the presence of objects and at the same...

2024-03-19
Inclinometer Sensors with Analog Output

Inclinometer Sensors with Analog Output

Turck is adding new devices with an analog output to its existing portfolio of QR20 inclinometers with IO-Link or a switching output. The new sensors are also available as single-axis devices for static (B1N) or moving applications (B1NF) as well...

2024-03-15
Displacement sensor for harsh environments and deflections

Displacement sensor for harsh environments ...

ASM Sensors: Precise linear positioning is an elementary requirement in many mobile machines. The measuring accuracy and reliability of the sensor is essential. Two properties that the ASM positape® WB21 combines in a unique way. The 10 mm...

2024-03-13
Positioning made easy with smart 2D profile sensors

Positioning made easy with smart 2D profile ...

Baumer: Smart 2D profile sensors are still considered an insider tip for positioning tasks. Nevertheless, often they prove an economical alternative: easy to integrate and tough in processes. A common task in automation is quick and reliable positioning of...

2024-03-07
Easy and flexible use

Easy and flexible use

Leuze electronic: Thanks to an adjustable sound cone and small dead zone, the new Leuze ultrasonic sensors of the 420B and 412B series can be used for many different applications. If you're a system operator looking to reduce the number of...

2024-03-07
Robust, compact, precise: Baumer presents new multiturn encoder for mobile machines

Robust, compact, precise: Baumer presents new ..

Baumer: Sensor expert Baumer adds another highlight to its portfolio of compact multiturn encoders for mobile ma-chines. New non-contact encoder EB360R has been particu-larly designed for mobile machines and is free from mainte-nance even in harsh...

2024-03-06
Increased performance for laser profile scanners

Increased performance for laser profile scanners

Micro-Epsilon: The performance of the scanCONTROL 3000 scanners has been increased: improved algorithms and components accelerate data acquisition and output to up to 10 million measuring points per second. The profile calculation and evaluation...

2024-02-21
New draw-wire sensors with larger measuring ranges and CANopen interface

New draw-wire sensors with larger measuring ...

Micro-Epsilon: The draw-wire displacement sensors of the wireSENSOR MK88 and K100 series can now detect even larger measuring ranges. They are now also equipped with a CANopen interface. Draw-wire displacement sensors are used especially in the...

2024-02-20
Precise long-range laser sensor for large measurement distances

Precise long-range laser sensor for large ...

Micro-Epsilon: If the installation requires measurements at a large distance, long-range laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The new optoNCDT 1760-1000 measures accurately even at distances up to 2 m and, at the same time, quickly at up to...

2024-02-19
New interferometer for high-precision wafer thickness measurement

New interferometer for high-precision wafer ...

Micro-Epsilon: The IMS5420-TH white light interferometer opens up new perspectives in industrial thickness measurement of monocrystalline silicon wafers. Due to its broadband superluminescent diode (SLED), the IMS5420-TH can be used for undoped,...

2024-02-14
A real marvel when it comes to distance

A real marvel when it comes to distance

Leuze electronic: Small housing, big operating range: Thanks to TOF technology, the new ODT3CL1-2M compact diffuse sensor from Leuze achieves an operating range of up to two meters. The 2-in-1 sensor detects the presence of objects and at the same...

2024-02-07
Capacitive sensors for high temperature applications up to 800 °C

Capacitive sensors for high temperature ...

Micro-Epsilon: For displacement and distance measurements at ambient temperatures up to +800 °C, Micro-Epsilon now offers the robust, capacitive capaNCDT 6228 sensor system. Its high temperature stability and exceptionally high linearity...

2024-02-06
Robust laser distance sensors for outdoor use

Robust laser distance sensors for outdoor use

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT ILR1171-125 laser distance sensor is used for distance measurements up to 270 m and particularly impresses in outdoor measurements. Thanks to the time-of-flight principle and a high measuring rate of up to 40 kHz,...

2024-02-05
New standards of precision and versatility

New standards of precision and versatility

MEGATRON's HTx25 and HTx36 series encoders have already proven themselves with their high-precision magnetic measurement. The encoders now measure movements and positions even more precisely: the SSI versions are now available with a resolution of...

2024-01-22
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