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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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Rugged Positioning for Driverless Transport Systems

Rugged Positioning for Driverless Transport ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Optical positioning offers incredibly accurate, absolute positioning for driverless transport systems. This raises the question of whether optical tracking can withstand the mechanical challenges of logistics. Our system of rugged...

2023-01-20
Two new designs for the R-Series V

Two new designs for the R-Series V

Temposonics, an Amphenol (NYSE:APH) Company, announces the newest expansions of the Temposonics® R-Series V position sensors. The advanced sensor is focused on industry 4.0 (IIoT) functions like machine monitoring, predictive maintenance and...

2023-01-19
APPLICATION NOTE: Cable extension transducers provide linear displacement measurement solution for patient treatment positioning equipment

APPLICATION NOTE: Cable extension transducers ..

Variohm EuroSensor: The Cable Extension Transducer (CET), sometimes referred to as a draw-wire, string-pot or cable actuated position sensor offers a compact, straightforward, and economic solution where medium- to long-stroke linear displacement...

2023-01-11
Technology report: Gapless safety

Technology report: Gapless safety

Leuze electronic: In applications where corridor supply vehicles interact at transfer stations with a direct connection to a danger zone, operation must be as safe and efficient as possible: Throughout the entire area, the safety system must be...

2022-12-08
Bringing light to darkness

Bringing light to darkness

Leuze electronic: The new LS25CI throughbeam photoelectric sensor from Leuze is powerful and flexible and can transilluminate even metalised and dark films - meets the stringent requirements of the packaging industry. The films used in the...

2022-12-07
LVDT vs digital measuring sensor: What’s the  difference?

LVDT vs digital measuring sensor: What’s the ...

Waycon:Just like a digital measuring sensor, the linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) is a mechanical measurement sensor. They both record geometric sizes in measurement technology, usually for linear position measurement. The digital...

2022-12-06
Position and presence detection of seals using  digital gauges

Position and presence detection of seals ...

Waycon: The correct position of seals in design components is crucial for a perfect fit. Seals often differ in material, colour and surface characteristics. This is a considerable challenge for sensors that measure distance. Added to this are...

2022-11-17
Johnson filters inspection machine

Johnson filters inspection machine

RIFTEK: Johnson filters also called Wedge Wire Screen or Johnson Screen or Wedge Wire Profile are intended for the construction of high-quality water wells, oil wells, gas wells and other filtration equipment. One of the main parameters characterizing the...

2022-11-12
Dynamic Inclination Sensor with Unique Angular Stability

Dynamic Inclination Sensor with Unique ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Have you ever tried to hang a picture horizontally using a spirit level? Yes, it's easy — the bubble of the spirit level indicates when the picture is hanging horizontally. Have you ever tried to keep the bucket of a wheel...

2022-11-09
Measuring the workpiece position in grinding machines

Measuring the workpiece position in grinding ...

Micro-Epsilon: Measuring the workpiece position in grinding machines involves the position measurement of the crankshaft with micrometer precision using eddy current-based inductive sensors. These sensors are perfectly suitable for measurements in...

2022-11-09
Measure railway fishplates automatically

Measure railway fishplates automatically

Micro-Epsilon: Mills CNC uses Micro-Epsilon laser sensors for the automatic inspection of large, hot-rolled railway fishplates made of steel. These fishplates join two rails together and must be as straight and flat as possible. In a machine tool...

2022-11-07
New ultra-compact multiturn encoders for mobile machines with safety function

New ultra-compact multiturn encoders for ...

SIKO GmbH: Automated functions are indispensable in mobile machines. They not only increase the productivity of the machines and relieve the vehicle operator, but above all ensure safety. Precise and reliable sensors are important. The integration...

2022-11-03
3D measurement of coil springs

3D measurement of coil springs

Micro-Epsilon: For the 3D measurement of suspension springs, Qsigma GmbH has developed the precise Spring Measurement System. With this system, springs with different properties can be tested in a very short time. For this purpose, scanCONTROL...

2022-11-02
Inclination sensor for dynamic applications

Inclination sensor for dynamic applications

SIKO GmbH: Vibrations, shocks, dynamic movements: The field of application of commercial vehicles is characterized by a multiplicity of environmental influences and disturbances. Nevertheless, mobile machines must meet the highest standards of...

2022-11-01
Redundant inclination measurement up to PLd for mobile machines

Redundant inclination measurement up to PLd ...

SIKO GmbH: When heavy loads are moved from A to B using crane and lifting technology or in industrial trucks, safe positioning of the machine is crucial. In order to prevent tipping, the inclination of mobile machines must always be detected even...

2022-10-31
New laser sensors for the battery industry

New laser sensors for the battery industry

Micro-Epsilon: For precision measurements in battery cell production, new optoNCDT 1900-6 and 1900-6LL laser sensors are used. They measure the thickness of coated battery films. The new 1900-6 and 1900-6LL laser sensors extend...

2022-10-31
Even more compact: New draw-wire sensors for mobile machines

Even more compact: New draw-wire sensors for ...

SIKO GmbH: At Bauma 2022 in Munich, sensor specialist SIKO from Buchenbach presented the future of its draw-wire encoders for mobile machines: The NEO series represents the next generation of reliable, compact and, above all, safe draw-wire...

2022-10-28
High precision measurements based on capacitive sensors

High precision measurements based on ...

Micro-Epsilon has extended its product range of capacitive displacement sensors with the capaNCDT CSE01 and CSE025 models. With a diameter of just 3 mm and a length of 15.6 mm, the CSE01 is one of the smallest triaxial sensors in the world....

2022-10-28
Compact multiturn rotary encoder for mobile machines

Compact multiturn rotary encoder for mobile ...

SIKO GmbH: Used for accurate position and speed measurement, rotary encoders must be primarily twofold: as compact and robust as possible. The new absolute encoders WV3600M and WH3600M meet exactly these requirements and are therefore predestined...

2022-10-27
New, confocal controller measures with high light power and speed

New, confocal controller measures with high ...

Micro-Epsilon: Especially for measurements on dark or rough surfaces, Micro-Epsilon has designed two new confocal controllers. The confocalDT 2465 and 2466 multi-peak models offer extremely high light intensity with high measuring rates up to 30...

2022-10-27
Compact rotary encoders up to SIL2/PLd for port and offshore areas

Compact rotary encoders up to SIL2/PLd for ...

SIKO GmbH: In the port and offshore sector, automation solutions have been increasingly in use for years. Efficiency, reliability and safety are the top priorities here. With the trend towards automation, the demands on the sensor technology,...

2022-10-26
Android Mobile Application for Wheelsets parameters measurement

Android Mobile Application for Wheelsets para ..

RIFTEK: We present our new development, Android App, for working with our popular hand-held devices for wheelsets parameters measurement. By installing the program on your phone or tablet, you can work with IKP-5, IDK and IMR and refuse to use the PDA or...

2022-10-25
Detect every small part

Detect every small part

Leuze electronic: The new fork sensors of the GS 04B and GS 08B series from Leuze detect even the smallest objects with absolute reliability. They are ideal for reliable detection in high speed applications

2022-10-21
2D Optical micrometer

2D Optical micrometer

RIFTEK: We are starting serial production of a new measuring device, 2D Optical micrometer. The device is designed for non-contact inline two-dimensional batch measurements of linear dimensions, diameters, angles, thread parameters, part shapes,...

2022-10-17
Three in one –  Draw-wire encoders with integrated inclinometer for position, speed and inclination

Three in one – Draw-wire encoders with ...

SIKO GmbH: Mobile machines such as mobile cranes or mobile elevating work platforms are exposed to harsh environmental conditions that their components must withstand at all times. At the same time, installation space is at a premium, so the more...

2022-10-11
High scanning range in miniature housing

High scanning range in miniature housing

SensoPart: It might not be any taller than a matchbox, but it has what it takes: SensoPart's FT 25-RLHP time-of-flight sensor – using visible red light – detects even the smallest objects at a range of up to 1.5 metres.

2022-10-10
Future ready: Compact absolute Rotary Encoder for Industry 4.0

Future ready: Compact absolute Rotary Encoder ..

SIKO GmbH: For decades absolute rotary encoders have been the „Go To” sensor in machines where exact position and/or speed feedback are required. Nowadays encoders provide much more than simple process data. They are key components in...

2022-10-10
Measuring Wheel Systems for Length and Speed Measurement with Encoders

Measuring Wheel Systems for Length and Speed ...

Turck has added spring arms and measuring wheels to its encoder portfolio, thus offering a reliable solution for measuring linear moving objects. The freely combinable spring arms and measuring wheel systems enable the measurement of lengths and...

2022-09-29
APPLICATION NOTE: Control Products, Inc. supplies parking brake on-detection switches for heavy duty industrial, agricultural, and military mobile machinery

APPLICATION NOTE: Control Products, Inc. ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Control Products, Inc (CPI), the leading USA expert manufacturer of waterproof switches, thermal switches, and linear position sensors for harsh duty applications, offers many high-performance product lines developed...

2022-09-28
Vertical woodworking: space-saving and ergonomic

Vertical woodworking: space-saving and ergonomic

SIKO GmbH: Striebig AG is a generic term for vertical panel saws just like a certain handkerchief brand is for paper tissues. And yet the company from Lucerne, Switzerland with about 70 employees tends to be considered one of the hidden champions....

2022-09-27
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