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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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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
Have you met TEDS?

Have you met TEDS?

Waycon:TEDS (Transducer Electronic Data Sheet) plugs store sensor data like a conventional data sheet. Connected to a measuring amplifier, all required information about the sensor can be read out quickly, easily, and directly. High-precision...

2021-03-23
Up to 1.2 kHz fast or with micrometer precision – no compromises necessary with inductive sensors from Baumer

Up to 1.2 kHz fast or with micrometer precision

Baumer: 5 possibilities for measured value filtering via the IO-Link interface to find the optimized application solution. The inductive sensors include integrated measured value filters with five pre-set filters, which significantly simplifies...

2021-03-19
Bourns Announces New Sealed Absolute Rotary Encoder Series

Bourns Announces New Sealed Absolute Rotary ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced a new Sealed Absolute Rotary Encoder Series. Featuring an IP64 shaft seal rating that delivers an enhanced IP (Ingress Protection) level and a superior...

2021-03-09
APPLICATION NOTE: Phoenix America’s robust, high resolution magnetic rotary encoder technology now available from Variohm EuroSensor

APPLICATION NOTE: Phoenix America’s robust, ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Following its recent acquisition by the Variohm Group, Phoenix America’s unique range of magnetic encoders and sensor components are now fully available from sensor and measurement specialist Variohm EuroSensor. With UK-...

2021-03-03
maxon congratulates on the successful Mars landing of the Perseverance Rover

maxon congratulates on the successful Mars ...

maxon motor: Great success for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL): The rover Perseverance landed in the Jezero Crater on Mars on February 18. Several electric drives from maxon are used in the ambitious mission - among other things, when the helicopter...

2021-02-19
Compact machine designs without compromise

Compact machine designs without compromise

Baumer :The new laser distance sensor families OM20 and OM30 with IO-Link are perfectly suited to continue the trend towards more efficient, compact machines and systems without any compromise regarding the sensor performance in optical distance...

2021-02-17
Swiss precision motors handle the valuable Mars soil samples

Swiss precision motors handle the valuable ...

maxon motor: The NASA rover Perseverance is landing on Mars on February 18. Was there life on Mars in the past? This is the question that one of the most complex robotic systems ever built by humankind has set out to answer. Several of maxon’s...

2021-02-11
Inductive sensors LVDT series LVISM - Hardly larger than a match

Inductive sensors LVDT series LVISM - Hardly ...

Waycon:With a housing diameter of only 4 mm, the LVISM is one of the smallest LVDT sensors of its kind. Furthermore, with a length of 7 cm it is not even twice as long as a match. Despite its miniature housing, the LVDT series offers measuring...

2021-02-10
Senix ToughSonic Sensors Accurately Measure distance in Cold Foil Printing

Senix ToughSonic Sensors Accurately Measure ...

Senix Corporation: The use of foil and other multisensory packaging effects has become more and more common in a crowded marketplace competing for customer attention. Print shops are always in need of a competitive edge; something that allows what...

2021-02-09
Precise displacement and distance measurements on reflecting surfaces

Precise displacement and distance measurements

Micro-Epsilon: Displacement and distance measurements on highly reflective surfaces such as plastics, mirrored glass or metals require special laser sensors such as the optoNCDT 1750DR. This sensor generates stable signals due to the real-time...

2021-02-08
State-of-the-art draw-wire displacement sensors for industrial applications

State-of-the-art draw-wire displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: wireSENSOR WPS-K100 draw-wire sensors measure displacements and distances in industrial environments. The two new models offer measuring ranges of 1500 and 2500 mm. Their robust design combined with an excellent price/performance...

2021-02-08
Micrometer-exact positioning of punching strips

Micrometer-exact positioning of punching strips

Sensor Instruments GmbH: During the production of punched articles, the punching procedure requires the exact positioning of the punching strips as the processing of the punching strip is performed in a number of process steps in the punching...

2021-02-02
Cost-effective magnetic speed and proximity sensors provide long-life and highly durable measurement solutions

Cost-effective magnetic speed and proximity ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Following Variohm Holding’s recent acquisition of the leading USA magnetic sensor and measurement specialist, Phoenix America, several new component lines have been added to Variohm EuroSensor’s product range. This...

2021-02-02
optoNCDT 1900: The laser sensor for highest precision with compact design

optoNCDT 1900: The laser sensor for highest ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1900 is the latest model of Micro-Epsilon laser sensors. Offering a unique combination of high speed, compact design and accuracy, this innovative sensor is used for dynamic displacement, distance and position...

2021-02-01
Ultra-precision with interferoMETER measurements in the nanometer range

Ultra-precision with interferoMETER measurements

Micro-Epsilon: Optimized for industrial purposes and offering an accuracy that creates an unprecedented level of precision in optical distance and thickness measurements - these are the new white light interferometers from Micro-Epsilon. The...

2021-02-01
A world first: multiturn encoder for micro motors

A world first: multiturn encoder for micro ...

FRABA group: Performance in a tiny package! That is what makes POSITAL’s new 22 mm multiturn kit encoders special. These high precision multiturn absolute position feedback devices clear the way to exciting new possibilities for miniature...

2021-01-29
Draw-wire sensor monitor the synchronization control of telescopic platforms

Draw-wire sensor monitor the synchronization ...

Micro-Epsilon: Lifting systems such as telescopic platforms consist of two cassettes which are operated independently of each other when the vehicle is lifted. Here the support arms must always be kept at the same lifting height so that the load...

2021-01-29
3D Inspection Machine

3D Inspection Machine

RIFTEK: These projects continue RIFTEK work in solving widespread 3D measurement challenges and is intended for non-contact measurement of geometric parameters of steel band rims used in the tire industry. Operation of the machine is based on the scanning...

2021-01-25
Senix AirWire Local LoRa Tracks River Data Alongside USGS Monitoring

Senix AirWire Local LoRa Tracks River Data ...

Senix Corporation: Since 2001, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has collected water-resources data in all 50 states and beyond. The organization has studied groundwater, surface water, water quality and water use through initiatives such...

2021-01-21
The dual channel principle

The dual channel principle

Leuze electronic: The dual channel principle is just one of many new developments within the scope of Leuze's nearly 60 years of innovation history. What does dual channel actually mean? The increasing digitization opens entirely new possibilities in...

2021-01-21
New Solid-State Scanner for Automatic Doors

New Solid-State Scanner for Automatic Doors

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new ShieldScan® door sensor uses a single compact sensor element to secure all revolving doors with widths up to 1800 mm and heights up to 3500 mm. It uses the superior time-of-flight technology (ToF), which masters even...

2021-01-20
Handheld Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

Handheld Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

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...

2021-01-18
A new generation of real-time wheelset monitoring systems

A new generation of real-time wheelset ...

RIFTEK: Based on the experience gained in operating the first 3DWheel systems in St. Petersburg and Ankara, we have developed and started production of the next generation 3DWheel.60 systems. The systems are designed to operate at a train speed of up to 60...

2021-01-18
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