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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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New video from Novotechnik: Rotary position sensors for mobile machinery

New video from Novotechnik: Rotary position ...

Variohm EuroSensor: As mechanisation and automation systems for mobile machinery used in construction, agriculture, municipal and related industries become progressively more sophisticated, the need for fit for purpose position sensor technology...

2021-06-08
New Encoder Portfolio

New Encoder Portfolio

Balluff: In industrial applications, process cycles are precisely timed. In order to meet them, the control of rotational and conveyor speeds as well as the exact positioning of workpieces is essential. The new rotary encoders from Balluff...

2021-06-07
New position measuring system

New position measuring system

Balluff: Crane systems are used throughout the world in industry for transporting goods in intralogistics, warehouses and production processes. Laser sensors are usually used to determine the correct position and avoid collisions between cranes....

2021-06-04
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
Precision micrometer for large measuring ranges

Precision micrometer for large measuring ranges

Micro-Epsilon: The optoCONTROL 2520-95 precision micrometer is designed for static and dynamic measurement tasks with a large measuring range. It detects geometrical parameters such as diameter, gap, height and position. The precision micrometer...

2021-05-13
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
3D scan of components before laser cladding

3D scan of components before laser cladding

Micro-Epsilon: In order to detect free forms and form deviations before the laser processing stage, a scanCONTROL laser scanner from Micro-Epsilon scans the corresponding components. If required by the component geometry, this is done from several...

2021-05-11
Phoenix America’s R2 series absolute rotary position sensors suit heavy duty position feedback tasks

Phoenix America’s R2 series absolute rotary ...

Variohm EuroSensor: R2 series absolute angle sensors from Phoenix America provide accurate and environmentally robust 12-bit resolution position measurement with standard or user-specified output curves from 60⁰ to 360⁰ total range. Available...

2021-05-10
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
Bourns Announces New Non-Contacting Feedback Rotary Sensor with SSI Output

Bourns Announces New Non-Contacting Feedback ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced its latest non-contacting feedback rotary sensor that features Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI) output providing effective synchronization in closed-loop...

2021-05-03
Bourns Introduces Advanced Hybrid Position Sensor Designed for Certain Harsh Environment RS-485-based Applications

Bourns Introduces Advanced Hybrid Position ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, introduced an innovative hybrid position sensor for RS-485-based applications in certain harsh environments. Designed to meet the specifications of heavy-duty applications...

2021-04-29
Smallest CANopen rotary encoder for medical technology and mobile automation

Smallest CANopen rotary encoder for medical ...

Baumer: It is often difficult to integrate the rotary encoder in applications with moving parts and limited installation space. However, precise position measurement in the smallest possible design is essential especially in medical technology or...

2021-04-28
POSITAL Precision Magnetic Encoders – Available with BiSS-C Communications Interface

POSITAL Precision Magnetic Encoders ...

FRABA group: POSITAL’s IXARC high-precision magnetic absolute rotary encoders will be available with a BiSS-C interface. Encoders with this interface are ideal for commutation and position feedback on BLDC servo motors and are also an...

2021-04-27
Mobile and heavy-duty machinery control: In-cylinder position sensor now with CANopen and CAN SAE J1939 interface options

Mobile and heavy-duty machinery control ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Novotechnik’s well proven TM1 series linear position sensors are specifically designed for straightforward and direct integration within hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder pressure chambers. Recently announced by the...

2021-04-26
Bourns Introduces New Micro Rotary Potentiometer Series

Bourns Introduces New Micro Rotary Potentiometer

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced its Model PDB08 8 mm micro rotary potentiometer series. Bourns' new rotary potentiometer family features a center detent and a low profile making it an...

2021-04-23
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
Packed with Additional Design Options, Bourns Announces Three New Rotary Potentiometer Model Series

Packed with Additional Design Options, Bourns ..

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced three new rotary potentiometer model series that provide enhanced features and multiple new design options. The Model PRS11R Rotary Metal Shaft Potentiometer...

2021-04-20
The Mars helicopter makes history – with maxon precision motors

The Mars helicopter makes history – with ...

maxon motor: Space fans are thrilled: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has successfully completed its pioneering flight on Mars. This is the first time in the history of powered, unmanned spaceflight that a device has flown in a controlled manner on another...

2021-04-20
High Dynamic Inclinometers

High Dynamic Inclinometers

Turck: In its new generation of inclinometers Turck has combined accelerometer technology (MEMS) with gyroscope technology so that shocks and vibration can be masked out much more effectively than with conventional signal filters. The B1NF and...

2021-04-19
Communicative level sensors. crm+ sensors now available with IO-Link

Communicative level sensors. crm+ sensors ...

microsonic GmbH: The new crm+ level sensors are equipped with IO-Link interface version 1.1. The IO-Link interface transfers measured distance values as well as identification, status and diagnosis values. It can easily be set with IO-Link maximum...

2021-04-19
USi®-safety Ultrasonic Sensor System

USi®-safety Ultrasonic Sensor System

Pepperl+Fuchs is expanding its Product Portfolio for Ultrasonic Sensors in the Area of Factory Automation with the Safe USi-safety Ultrasonic Sensor System. The innovative USi-safety ultrasonic sensor system is a modern and certified sensor...

2021-04-16
Pilz adds the new compact rope pull switch PSENrope mini to its range of safe position and proximity switches - Safe stop for the assembly line!

Pilz adds the new compact rope pull switch ...

Pilz: For reliable, cost-efficient safeguarding of conveyor systems and machinery, Pilz is adding the new compact rope pull switch PSENrope mini to its range of position and proximity switches. This space-saving, cost-efficient version of the rope...

2021-04-12
Pharma 4.0 with intelligent size changeover

Pharma 4.0 with intelligent size changeover

SIKO GmbH: “Size changeover" is not necessarily a term that immediately makes people stop and pay attention in the pharmaceutical industry. However, considering the challenges in pharmaceutical manufacturing, which are characterized by cost...

2021-04-07
PSENopt light curtain portfolio from Pilz prevents an unintended restart - Managing lockout efficiently and safely

PSENopt light curtain portfolio from Pilz ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: With PSENopt II lockout, a restart interlock is now available for the PSENopt II light curtain range from Pilz. This prevents the machine from restarting unintentionally, during maintenance work within danger zones for...

2021-04-01
POSITAL Measuring Wheels: Linear Position and Speed Sensing with Rotary Encoders

POSITAL Measuring Wheels: Linear Position ...

FRABA group: POSITAL’s measuring wheel accessories for its IXARC family of rotary encoders enables these devices to make accurate linear motions and position measurements. “Encoders are great for measuring rotation”, comments...

2021-03-30
Handheld Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge for tuyere wear control

Handheld Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge for ...

RIFTEK: These projects continue our work in solving widespread ID measurement challenges. Operation of the device is based on the scanning of the tube inner surface by rotating laser head. The gauge operates as follows: the operator inserts the laser head...

2021-03-29
Laser system for hot objects geometry control

Laser system for hot objects geometry control

RIFTEK: The system is designed for operational control of the slab dimensions during its rough rolling. The main components of the system are: specialized 2D laser scanner RF627Blue-1700/380-164/198; portable controller; battery; Wi-Fi router. All...

2021-03-29
RF627Smart laser scanner

RF627Smart laser scanner

RIFTEK: We have completed the first stage of our large project and begin production of the Smart version of the scanner (RF627Smart), which makes it possible to measure geometric parameters of the object profile in real time directly in the scanner without...

2021-03-26
Triangulation laser sensor with Wi-Fi for ID measurement tasks

Triangulation laser sensor with Wi-Fi for ID ...

RIFTEK: This project continues our work in solving widespread ID measurement challenges. The main goal of the project was to develop a measuring tool for CNC machines. The tool must accurately and quickly measure inner diameter, ovality and roundness of...

2021-03-26
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