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Industrial distance measurements using robust draw-wire sensors

Industrial distance measurements using robust ..

Micro-Epsilon’s wireSENSOR WPS-K draw-wire sensors are designed for industrial displacement and distance measurements. These stand out due to their precision and reliability. Furthermore, they are easy to install. Their price/performance...

2021-07-21
Optimized laser sensors for structured and metallic surfaces

Optimized laser sensors for structured and ...

Micro-Epsilon’s optoNCDT 1900LL sensors are designed for distance measurements on metallic and structured surfaces. These sensors use a small laser line in order to achieve precise measurements on inhomogeneous surfaces. optoNCDT 1900LL...

2021-07-15
All-in-one system for precise inline thickness measurements

All-in-one system for precise inline ...

Micro-Epsilon: The thicknessGAUGE system measures the thickness of strip and plate materials reliably and with the highest precision. Depending on the measurement task, different variants with different sensor technologies are available. In...

2021-07-14
Automated monitoring of a coil diameter

Automated monitoring of a coil diameter

Micro-Epsilon: In order to precisely determine the changeover time of coils, optoNCDT ILR2250-100 laser distance sensors from Micro-Epsilon continuously detect the coil diameter with highest precision. They can also be used in harsh industrial...

2021-07-12
Laser Displacement Sensor LAS2-TM - Powerful  sensors in a compact design

Laser Displacement Sensor LAS2-TM - Powerful ...

Waycon: Laser distance sensors of the LAS2-TM series impress with their high precision and their miniature housing. The optical sensors measure precisely at distances of up to 500 mm and achieve a linearity of ±0.13 % in addition to a...

2021-07-07
High-performance laser distance sensor for large measurement distances in industrial applications

High-performance laser distance sensor for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The high-performance optoNCDT ILR2250 laser distance sensor is used whenever large measuring ranges and high accuracy are required. The optoNCDT ILR2250 can be installed at distances up to 100 m, and even up to 150 m with a...

2021-06-23
Filling level monitoring on barrel pumps

Filling level monitoring on barrel pumps

Micro-Epsilon: Consumable components such as greases, silicones and pastes are supplied by barrel pumps. In order to keep the production processes running, these components must be permanently available. This requires accurate filling level...

2021-06-22
Inductive eddyNCDT 3060 displacement measuring system now offers even more application possibilities

Inductive eddyNCDT 3060 displacement ...

Micro-Epsilon: The powerful eddyNCDT 3060 displacement measuring system is now even more flexible than before. The sensor portfolio has been supplemented by measuring ranges of 6 and 8 mm. This opens up new fields of application in almost every...

2021-06-22
Compact laser sensor for industrial series applications

Compact laser sensor for industrial series ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1220 laser sensor series from Micro-Epsilon represents distance measuring sensors with integrated controller. Measuring rates up to 1 kHz and a repeatability from 1 µm ensure reliable measurements. These laser...

2021-06-18
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
IO-Link Radar Sensors for Level Measurement

IO-Link Radar Sensors for Level Measurement

Turck: The IO-Link-capable radar sensors of the recently developed LRS Series complete Turck's portfolio for level measurement in the 0.35 to 10 meter range. The new devices with protection to IP67/69K are especially recommended for level...

2020-12-18
Ultrasonic Level Sensors for Small to Medium-Sized Tanks

Ultrasonic Level Sensors for Small to Medium-...

Turck is now also offering sensors for level measurement in the range up to 40 and 130 cm, which are based on the Fluid 2.0 platform and can be operated at the process connection at pressures between 0.5 and 5 bar. The new LUS211 ultrasonic...

2020-12-17
Senix ToughSonic Sensors Used in Hydrofoil Control on Solar Powered Boat

Senix ToughSonic Sensors Used in Hydrofoil ...

Senix Corporation: Tecnico Solar Boat is a university project consisting of cross-degree engineering students from Instituto Superior Tecnico, the major engineering university in Portugal, that work together on the development of boats powered by...

2020-11-09
Senix Sensors Help Control Critical Water Flow in Farming and Agricultural Applications

Senix Sensors Help Control Critical Water ...

Senix Corporation: Farming and agriculture are very strong economies in the U.S. and throughout the world and are key to ensuring that humanity thrives. Farmers are adapting through advancements in agriculture, to maximize land and water resources...

2020-11-02
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