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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
Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Balluff: The BOS 21M photoelectric sensor family features a universal form factor, an especially rugged housing and various function principles that make it highly flexible even in harsh industrial environments. It stands out with generous range...

2020-10-26
Capacitive sensors ensure precise measurement results in industrial environments

Capacitive sensors ensure precise measurement ..

Micro-Epsilon: With displacement and position measurements of conductive objects, capacitive sensors provide highly accurate results. The measuring systems from Micro-Epsilon are tailored to the high requirements in industrial environments....

2020-10-20
High-performance controller for inductive displacement sensors and gauges

High-performance controller for inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new inductive induSENSOR MSC7602 and 7802 multi-channel systems open up multiple new application possibilities. For applications in machine building and automation, numerous inductive displacement sensors and gauges from...

2020-10-19
Patented measurement: magneto-inductive sensors for demanding measurement tasks

Patented measurement: magneto-inductive sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The mainSENSOR measuring principle from Micro-Epsilon unites the advantages of two sensor types. Based on the combination of inductive sensors and magnetic sensors, reliable and durable sensor solutions for displacement, distance...

2020-10-19
Double sheet detection made simple: two ultrasonic sensors, three sizes, various object materials

Double sheet detection made simple: two ...

Baumer: Two product families, many possible solutions: The high-performance ultrasonic sensors U300 and U500/ UR18 from Baumer offer a multitude of integrated functions and adjustment options. These allow the sensor to be optimally adjusted to the...

2020-10-08
ToughSonic RTTC System Provides Improved Temperature Compensation

ToughSonic RTTC System Provides Improved ...

Senix Corporation: Senix ultrasonic sensors have a temperature sensor inside the sensor technique to compensate for changes in ambient air temperature. As the ambient air warms or cools, the sensor body temperature follows slowly, and the embedded...

2020-09-23
Precise laser sensor for detection of very small objects to 0.05 mm

Precise laser sensor for detection of very ...

Baumer :Compact machine designs with limited space, detection of very small objects, narrow gaps, or precise triggering - and at fast clock rates. These are just some of the application areas for the new optical O200 miniature sensors with focused...

2020-09-17
Senix ToughSonic Sensors are Tough Enough for a Critical Floating Dry Dock

Senix ToughSonic Sensors are Tough Enough ...

Senix Corporation: A dry dock is a narrow land-based basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform. Dry docks are used for the construction, maintenance, and...

2020-08-26
Effective tool change cleverly designed with inductive miniature sensors

Effective tool change cleverly designed with ...

Baumer: In modern processing centers, inductive sensors are the components of choice for monitoring the motor spindle clamping process. Integrated into the spindle, they must be exceptionally small and offer high repeatability to ensure smooth...

2020-08-24
ToughSonic Ultrasonic Sensors are Tough, and they’re Smart too

ToughSonic Ultrasonic Sensors are Tough, and ...

Senix Corporation: DID YOU KNOW? That users can customize over 60 Parameters to tailor Senix ToughSonic Ultrasonic Distance & Level sensors to any application. With SenixVIEW Filter options users can improve sensor performance in most...

2020-08-19
Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Turck: Inductive safety sensors with two OSSD (output switching signal device) outputs complete Turck's portfolio for safety technology. The proximity switches enable users to also exploit the benefits of contactless and thus wear-free position...

2020-08-04
Powerful eddy current measuring system for small measuring ranges

Powerful eddy current measuring system for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new inductive eddyNCDT 3070 displacement measuring system offers high performance and precision. It provides resolutions in the submicron range and operates with a frequency response up to 20 kHz. The inductive measuring system...

2020-08-03
Displacement detection of hydraulic diving platforms

Displacement detection of hydraulic diving ...

Micro-Epsilon: In the water sports center in Leipzig, athletes and future Olympic athletes train in water diving. In order to achieve optimal training results, height-adjustable diving platforms are used. These enable the athletes to jump from...

2020-08-03
Laser distance sensors for precise robot positioning

Laser distance sensors for precise robot ...

Micro-Epsilon: In series production of vehicles, numerous production steps are automated and are performed using modern manufacturing processes based on innovative technologies. Precise sensors are indispensable in this respect. They enable high...

2020-07-31
New confocal sensors for precise distance and thickness measurements

New confocal sensors for precise distance and ..

Micro-Epsilon: The next generation of confocal sensors from Micro-Epsilon is designed to precisely determine distances and the thickness of transparent materials. The confocalDT IFS2407-3 and the confocalDT IFS 2404/90-2 solve multiple new...

2020-07-31
A Superior Sensor for Non-Contact Water Level Measurement

A Superior Sensor for Non-Contact Water Level ..

Senix Corporation: Senix ToughSonic® Ultrasonic Transmitters perform water monitoring with “non-contact” technology that monitors the water surface from above. These sensors are used in open air, closed tanks, and in stilling tubes...

2020-07-29
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