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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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Competitively priced harsh-environment linear position measurement: Heavy duty, inductive linear position sensor range offers long-life and maximum reliability

Competitively priced harsh-environment linear ..

Variohm EuroSensor: The ILT series linear position sensors from Variohm EuroSensor’s sister company Ixthus Instrumentation are a cost-effective choice for precision linear measurement tasks in harsh duty areas such as construction and...

2022-08-05
Magnetic Position Sensors with IO-Link

Magnetic Position Sensors with IO-Link

Turck has extended its offering of compact position sensors with the WIM-IOL series for detecting magnetic pistons in pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders. The new series consists of eight sensors with IO-Link 1.1, covering measuring ranges from 32 mm...

2022-08-05
POSITAL Extends Product Finder Portal to Include Kit Encoders

POSITAL Extends Product Finder Portal to ...

FRABA group: Encoder-maker POSITAL has updated its online Product Finder tool to include the company’s extensive line of kit encoders. Kit (or modular) encoders are designed to be integrated into electric motors or other types of rotating...

2022-07-27
New eddy current sensors with wider measuring ranges and high  accuracy

New eddy current sensors with wider measuring ..

Eddylab: With an extended measuring range up to 45mm, the new eddy current sensor series completes the product portfolio of eddylab GmbH and at the same time combines all advantages of a non-contact eddy current measuring principle: With wear-free...

2022-07-26
Thickness measurement of strip and coatings in the battery industry

Thickness measurement of strip and coatings ...

Micro-Epsilon: Measurement technology being used in numerous manufacturing steps in battery production must respond to extremely high requirements in terms of accuracy, performance and robustness. Therefore, high precision distance sensors, laser...

2022-07-25
3D measurements with up to 5-fold performance increase

3D measurements with up to 5-fold performance ..

Micro-Epsilon’s scanCONTROL 30xx laser profile scanners now offer a 5 times higher performance based on the new firmware V53. The exposure time has been optimized which enables significantly faster 2D/3D profile measurements.

2022-07-25
Position indicator AP05 IO-Link – the most compact solution for process-reliable size changeover

Position indicator AP05 IO-Link ...

SIKO GmbH: As a pioneer for bus-compatible position indicators for monitored size changeover, SIKO is presenting the AP05 as the most compact version in this segment, now with an integrated IO-Link interface. As the core element of monitored size...

2022-07-21
Powerful 3D complete solution based on one software for all

Powerful 3D complete solution based on one ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new surfaceCONTROL, reflectCONTROL and scanCONTROL generations from Micro-Epsilon represent a powerful 3D range of products for precise geometry, shape and surface inspections. A huge advantage lies in the powerful 3DInspect...

2022-07-18
Multi-peak white light interferometers for industrial measurement tasks and nanometer accuracy

Multi-peak white light interferometers for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product group of white light interferometers represents the most precise sensors in Micro-Epsilon's overall portfolio. From now on, the interferoMETER series is also available as multi-peak systems, which opens up numerous new...

2022-07-18
Laser triangulation sensors for a wide range of applications

Laser triangulation sensors for a wide range ...

Micro-Epsilon: The compact optoNCDT 1420LL laser sensors perform precise distance measurements on metallic and structured surfaces. The sensor projects a small laser line onto the measuring object, which compensates for any interference. This...

2022-07-13
Distance measurement with laser sensor technology

Distance measurement with laser sensor ...

Waycon: Laser sensors (also optoelectronic sensors) are used in many fields of industry and research, to measure distances reliably and quickly. In doing so, triangulation, runtime measurement or phase shift methods are normally used for the...

2022-07-12
Fill level measurement in oil temperature sensors

Fill level measurement in oil temperature sensor

Micro-Epsilon: Oil temperature sensors (OTS) are used to monitor the engine temperature of vehicles. The sensors must function absolutely reliably and faultlessly in order to prevent the motor from overheating and thus being damaged. For precise...

2022-07-11
TempoGate® - the smart assistant for the R-Series V

TempoGate® - the smart assistant for the R-Serie

Temposonics, company of the Amphenol Group, announces the release of the TempoGate® smart assistant for the R-Series V position sensors. The advanced features and smart functions of the new generation as well as TempoGate® make existing...

2022-07-04
Efficient Contour Detection Using Only a Single LiDAR Sensor through Reliable Shadow Correction

Efficient Contour Detection Using Only a ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The Contour2D sensor system enables optimally efficient detection of conveyor belt utilization. It is the only system on the market to require just one LiDAR sensor to do this. The unique performance characteristics of the R2000...

2022-06-30
T-Series position sensors now with IP68/IP69 and NEMA 4/4X

T-Series position sensors now with IP68/IP69 ...

Temposonics, company of the Amphenol Group, announces that the Temposonics® T-Series TH position sensors now feature Ingress Protection IP68, IP69 as well as NEMA 4 and 4X. The magnetostrictive linear position sensors of the T-Series have been...

2022-06-16
Roll feed length measurement: Wachendorff offer web length measurement solutions for length, position, and speed feedback

Roll feed length measurement: Wachendorff ...

Variohm EuroSensor: For many roll feed applications, determining the length of the web material is an important part of the machine process. This can be as simple as a requirement to measure the overall length of a web or, for instance, to...

2022-06-09
Functional Safety From a Single Source

Functional Safety From a Single Source

Pepperl+Fuchs offers a three-stage package to help designers and users during complex functional safety tasks. The package includes custom safety concepts, a comprehensive sensor portfolio, and a wide range of training courses.

2022-06-03
Automating Battery Production for eMobility Applications

Automating Battery Production for eMobility ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Powerful batteries for electromobility applications are manufactured in highly automated processes. Numerous sensors using various measurement procedures ensure efficient control of machines and plants. Pepperl+Fuchs has decades of...

2022-06-02
New gear shift sensor for demanding motorsports applications from Variohm EuroSensor

New gear shift sensor for demanding ...

Variohm EuroSensor has launched a new tension/compression gear shift sensor for clutch-free, flat shift, ignition cut and other gearshift applications in professional motorsports. The VGS-T-1000-M8 (1UAB04) combines strain gauge and integrated...

2022-05-31
Under the white light

Under the white light

Leuze electronic: Reliably identifying markings on packaging, even if they are barely distinguishable from the background: Leuze has developed the new KRT18B series contrast sensors for this purpose, adding ten new models to its product range. The...

2022-05-30
Bringing light to darkness

Bringing light to darkness

Leuze electronic: The films used in the packaging industry vary greatly: they are more or less transparent and sometimes even dark or metallized. This makes it challenging for photoelectric sensors to reliably detect the position of the objects in...

2022-05-26
50 Years of Bit Parallel Encoders from POSITAL

50 Years of Bit Parallel Encoders from POSITAL

FRABA group: Encoder-maker POSITAL remains committed to supplying customers with absolute encoders with bit parallel communications interfaces. “Rotary encoders with parallel interfaces have been sold under the FRABA and POSITAL brands...

2022-05-25
High-performance laser sensors with integrated EtherCAT interface

High-performance laser sensors with ...

Micro-Epsilon: This innovative optoNCDT 1900 laser sensor is used for dynamic displacement, distance and position measurements and impresses with its high speed, compact design and accuracy. The latest sensor generation is now even smarter -...

2022-05-23
Measuring the thickness of wet layers in battery production

Measuring the thickness of wet layers in ...

Micro-Epsilon: In the production of battery cells, films are coated continuously or intermittently. The film thickness and the coating thickness represent a process-critical measurement parameter. Precise thicknessGAUGE measuring systems from...

2022-05-23
Laser distance sensor for indoor and outdoor applications

Laser distance sensor for indoor and outdoor ...

Micro-Epsilon: If large distances have to be measured, whether indoors or outdoors, optoNCDT ILR2250-100-H laser distance sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The sensors are available with heating and cooling element and provide precise, stable...

2022-05-23
Modern fiber optic sensors for automated production processes

Modern fiber optic sensors for automated ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoelectronic optoCONTROL CLS1000 fiber optic sensors are used for reliable position control as well as for position and presence detection. Their high luminous intensity and resolution enable peak values of up to 2000 mm in...

2022-05-20
Height measurement of wafer bumps

Height measurement of wafer bumps

Micro-Epsilon: Computer chips are manufactured in large quantities on a wafer. On the chips there are countless small, spherical contact surfaces, so-called bumps. These must be of a uniform height in order to function properly when stacked later....

2022-05-20
Performant 3D snapshot sensor

Performant 3D snapshot sensor

Micro-Epsilon: The 3D snapshot sensor surfaceCONTROL 3D 3200 is the right choice for precise geometry, shape and surface measurements on matt surfaces. The sensor has been developed for automated inline quality inspection. Its high z-axis...

2022-05-19
Potentiometer based sensors offer impressive price vs. performance: Novotechnik’s well-proven LWH series linear position sensors gain from design optimisation

Potentiometer based sensors offer impressive ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Novotechnik, the German measurement technology leader, has recently announced design improvements for one of its oldest and most produced linear potentiometer position sensors, the LWH series. Available from Novotechnik’s...

2022-05-16
Quick to integrate and install

Quick to integrate and install

Leuze electronic: Leuze is expanding its safety product range with the ELC 100 safety light curtains: When guarding points of operation, these robust devices focus on the key features. Manufacturers and operating companies of machines and systems...

2022-05-12
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