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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
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
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
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
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
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
Everything in view

Everything in view

Leuze electronic: The new 36 sensor series from Leuze detects objects even at large operating ranges. Manufacturers and operators of highly automated systems benefit from the cost-optimized design of these sensors. The accurate detection of objects requires...

2022-05-05
The new 36 sensor series

The new 36 sensor series

Leuze electronic: The new 36 sensor series from Leuze detects objects even at large operating ranges. Manufacturers and operators of highly automated systems benefit from the cost-optimized design of these sensors. The accurate detection of objects requires...

2022-04-05
2 for the price of 1 - Measuring and switching

2 for the price of 1 - Measuring and switching

Leuze electronic: The innovative ODT 3C sensor from Leuze can handle both measuring and switching tasks. The new 2-in-1 solution is thus suitable for a wide range of automated industrial applications. Is there an object on the conveyor belt? If yes: What is...

2022-03-18
IO-Link via Modular Principle

IO-Link via Modular Principle

Leuze electronic: The new IO-Link function modules from Leuze simplify the integration of device data into PLC programs. This saves the users time and enables error-free installation. With their IO-Link function modules, the Sensor People at Leuze are...

2022-03-16
High-performance subminiature blue light sensor for all types  of detection tasks

High-performance subminiature blue light sensor

SensoPart: With its long range and two switching outputs, SensoPart's new BlueLight subminiature sensor FT 10-BHD is suited to an extensive range of applications, while offering extremely compact dimensions. The South German manufacturer SensoPart...

2022-03-11
Precise laser sensors for automation

Precise laser sensors for automation

Micro-Epsilon: Demanding automation tasks such as automotive production, 3D printing and robotics applications can be solved with the highest precision using optoNCDT 1900 laser sensors. The latest models provide information on displacement,...

2022-02-16
Measuring and switching multi-talent

Measuring and switching multi-talent

Leuze electronic: The innovative ODT 3C sensor from Leuze can handle both measuring and switching tasks. The new 2-in-1 solution is thus suitable for a wide range of automated industrial applications. Is there an object on the conveyor belt? If yes: What is...

2022-02-15
Capacitive sensors for subnanometer thickness measurements

Capacitive sensors for subnanometer thickness ..

Micro-Epsilon: Capacitive sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used for precise displacement measurements as well as non-contact thickness measurements. They achieve submicron accuracy even in industrial environments. Therefore, they are used for...

2022-02-09
Safe monitoring of crane positions

Safe monitoring of crane positions

Micro-Epsilon: Automated crane systems must be controlled reliably and extremely precisely. This is the only way to achieve a fast, safe and efficient material flow. Modern control units frequently use measurement values obtained from...

2022-02-03
Factor 1 Sensor for Logistics Applications

Factor 1 Sensor for Logistics Applications

Turck is expanding the proven uprox series with the NI40UE-QV40 inductive proximity switch. This is a rectangular Efficiency Line variant that has been optimized with a focus on flexibility, short commissioning times and price-sensitive...

2021-12-14
Precise thickness measurements of flat glass and film

Precise thickness measurements of flat glass ...

Micro-Epsilon: The IMP-TH70 sensor for the IMS5400 white light interferometer measures the thickness of glass and film with a resolution of < 1 nm. With 70 mm, this sensor offers a working distance of around twice as much as before, as well as...

2021-12-07
World’s largest confocal sensor range to be expanded again

World’s largest confocal sensor range to be ...

Micro-Epsilon: Confocal chromatic sensors are used for distance and thickness measurements where the highest accuracy and signal stability are required. They offer state-of-the-art technology allied with high speed and maximum precision. Now there...

2021-12-02
Laser distance sensors now also with IO-Link

Laser distance sensors now also with IO-Link

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT ILR2250 laser distance sensors from Micro-Epsilon can now also be integrated in automation systems via IO-Link. The advantages are easy handling and high flexibility. The sensors ensure gapless communication from the...

2021-11-30
Smart Radar Sensors for Rugged Environments

Smart Radar Sensors for Rugged Environments

Turck is presenting robust radar sensors for distance measurement up to 15 meters for rugged application areas in factory automation as well as in outdoor or mobile applications. The rugged 122 GHz devices with protection to IP67/69K are shock...

2021-11-29
Inductive Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Inductive Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Turck: Besides offering flush inductive measuring sensors with an IO-Link output, Turck is now also offering three non-flush variants. The NI4-M12, NI7-M18 and NI12-M30 models supply a signal proportional to distance over a 12 millimeter range as...

2021-11-25
Rugged, Compact, Safe

Rugged, Compact, Safe

Pepperl+Fuchs: Reliable protection is required wherever people and machines interact. The USi®-safety system guarantees protection based on the design-related robustness of the ultrasonic sensors. The separation of the actual sensor component...

2021-11-16
Capacitive M8/M12 Sensors with IO-Link

Capacitive M8/M12 Sensors with IO-Link

Turck is presenting new capacitive sensors in the M8 and M12 metal housing for flush or non-flush mounting. The robust IO-Link devices with protection to IP67 are compact and offer versatile use, particularly for detecting objects in production,...

2021-11-04
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