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Photoelectric sensors - Proven Series 14 with new options

Photoelectric sensors - Proven Series 14 with new options

Baumer: The full line of the well established Series 14 photoelectric sensors with its manifold technologies and product versions now appears in a new guise, offering a broad variety of new options. The new, transparent rear housing section allows...

2008-11-26
Inductive High Temperature Sensors - Hot Heads ...

Inductive High Temperature Sensors - Hot Heads ...

Baumer’s IFRH series of inductive high temperature sensors have been designed for operating temperatures ranging from -25 °C to +180 °C. The two part proximity switches intended for flush front face installation are available in M8, M12 and...

2008-10-25
Sensors designed for extreme conditions

Sensors designed for extreme conditions

Leuze electronic: In the world of sensor technology, achieving functional reliability also entails providing a practically-oriented design capable of withstanding even the most hostile operating influences. Leuze electronic offers a comprehensive...

2008-10-19
Optical distance measurement and data transmission work directly side by side

Optical distance measurement and data transmission work dire

Leuze electronic: AMS 200 distance measuring devices from Leuze electronic operate with the aid of laser red light and can be used alongside DDLS 2000 optical data transmission units without risk of mutual interference. Additional data output...

2008-10-19
Laser measurement sensor – AccuRange™ 200 Series

Laser measurement sensor – AccuRange™ 200 Series

Acuity: The AR200 group of laser measurement sensors is Acuity's most compact series of triangulating laser displacement sensors. Four models cover metric measurement ranges from six to fifty millimeters. These laser measuring devices aim a Class...

2008-10-15
Laser distance gauges – AccuRange™ 700 Series

Laser distance gauges – AccuRange™ 700 Series

Acuity: Acuity introduces the AR700 series of laser distance gauges. Built on a decade of success with the earlier AR600 laser displacement sensors, industry users demanded faster and more accurate non-contact metrology equipment. The AccuRange...

2008-10-15
Distance measurement sensors – AccuRange™ 3000

Distance measurement sensors – AccuRange™ 3000

Acuity: The Acuity AR3000 distance measurement sensor is ideal for extremely long-distance applications for monitoring the position of targets and objects. It is very well suited for altitude measurements in aerospace applications or trolley...

2008-10-15
Acuity laser rangefinder – AccuRange™ 4000

Acuity laser rangefinder – AccuRange™ 4000

Acuity: The AccuRange 4000 laser rangefinders are Acuity's fastest distance measuring tool for measuring up to 16.5 meters. The sensor uses time-of-flight measuring principles. Non-contact measurement is made simple with the three models within...

2008-10-15
Acuity laser distance sensor – AccuRange™ 1000

Acuity laser distance sensor – AccuRange™ 1000

Acuity's AccuRange 1000 laser distance sensors are very unique distance measuring devices capable of measuring up to 30m to regular surfaces and up to 150 m to special reflectors. They employ a “phase-shift comparison” measurement principle...

2008-10-15
Ready, steady, I'm there already: Rapid 125 Hz Switching Frequency

Ready, steady, I'm there already: Rapid 125 Hz Switching ...

microsonic GmbH: The typical switching frequencies of ultrasonic sensors – 2 to 25 Hz - depend on the range. However these frequencies do not suffice in many applications. To meet these particular requirements, microsonic has developed the zws-7...

2008-10-13
Sensors with plugs do not have to be big - M5 miniature plug

Sensors with plugs do not have to be big - M5 miniature plug

Baumer: To make the best use of the advantages of miniaturization, Baumer offers a complete range of very compact inductive sensors with M5 x 0,5 mm plugs and matching plug connections. This unique range includes both digital and analog sensors in...

2008-09-26
High-grade steel sensors - Install and forget

High-grade steel sensors - Install and forget

Baumer: This is the motto behind Baumer's new high-grade steel sensors. Baumer is now introducing a generation of high-grade steel sensors that can be used in virtually any product. Combining this with Baumer's signature sensor miniaturization...

2008-09-25
Push-through guard using measuring sensors in automatic high-bay warehouses

Push-through guard using measuring sensors in automatic ...

Leuze electronic: In high-bay warehouses, protection against accidental push-through of pallets is generally provided by mechanical solutions involving elaborate steel constructions. With its ODS 96B optical distance sensors, Leuze electronic is...

2008-09-19
Compact distance sensor for precision measurement and long-distance applications

Compact distance sensor for precision measurement and ...

Leuze electronic is extending its range of optical distance sensors to include additional affordable variants. The previously presented ODSL 8 with teach-in function in a format of just 38 x 48 x 15 mm is now also available with a resolution of...

2008-09-19
Distance Sensor BOD 21M - High performance, easy to use

Distance Sensor BOD 21M - High performance, easy to use

Balluff: The BOD 21M laser distance sensor from Balluff in the rugged metal housing expands the product family of photoelectric distance sensors for space-critical applications and increases their measuring range to 500 mm. Broad functionality and...

2008-09-15
Baumer Miniature sensors - Small, lightweight and precise

Baumer Miniature sensors - Small, lightweight and precise

Baumer: The small IWRM 04 distance-measuring inductive sensors, with a diameter of 4 mm and a housing length of only 30 mm, are the most compact inductive analog sensors on the market. With a short response time of 0,5 ms and the high resolution...

2008-08-25
Optical distance sensors with light spot size selection from S to XL

Optical distance sensors with light spot size selection ...

Leuze electronic: With its ODS 96B, Leuze electronic is offering an optical distance sensor designed for wide-ranging different fields of application. Exceptionally fast measurement cycles make these distance sensors the fastest...

2008-08-19
Measuring large distances using time-of-flight measurement

Measuring large distances using time-of-flight measurement

Micro-Epsilon: The light travel time sensors are ideal for use in filling level measurement, safety applications, height measurement of lifting systems, overhead conveyors, crane systems and for positioning lifts. Any other task in which position...

2008-08-17
Chemicals-resistant mic+ ultrasonic sensor

Chemicals-resistant mic+ ultrasonic sensor

microsonic GmbH: The allroundtalent mic+ with film-coated ultrasonic transducer. Thanks to the dirt-repellent membrane and its stainless steel housing the crm+ sensor copes with maximum operational demands. Filling often entails some spatter...

2008-08-13
SONUS - The smallest and lightest ultrasonic sensors

SONUS - The smallest and lightest ultrasonic sensors

Baumer: The new miniature ultrasonic sensor generation SONUS with its great performance is in the focus of general interest for good reason. SONUS, currently the most compact ultrasonic sensors on the market, excel with their tiny housing of just...

2008-06-26
Distance sensors housings get ‘processed’

Distance sensors housings get ‘processed’

Baumer: The laser distance sensors of the series 20 product family have a new addition! It now includes a series of OADR 20 sensors which are characterized, in particular, by their stainless steel housing. For the first time, they can now easily...

2008-06-25
Metallic object simply measured

Metallic object simply measured

Micro-Epsilon: The distance information for the triangulation principle is obtained via the reflection of the laser beam. Thereby, surface roughness in the sub-micrometre range causes interference in the laser spot, whereby false measurement...

2008-06-17
Capacitive displacement sensors

Capacitive displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: Non-contact capacitive displacement sensors of the capaNCDT series measure distances, lengths, dimensions, or positions of any electrically-conducting targets (e.g. metals). A linearisation function is integrated for measurement...

2008-06-17
Spot on: SoundPipe for zws Sensor

Spot on: SoundPipe for zws Sensor

microsonic GmbH: The SoundPipe can be used with each and every zws-15 sensor. It directs sound to the measuring point and thus measurements can be taken in drill holes and openings with diameters under 3 mm. Since the zws-15 sensor blind zone is...

2008-06-13
Miniature eddy current displacement sensors

Miniature eddy current displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: Non-contact displacement sensors using eddy current technology measure distances, displacements, or positions of any electrically-conductive target. These objects may have both ferromagnetic and non-ferromagnetic properties. Due to...

2008-06-04
Confocal chromatic displacement sensors

Confocal chromatic displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The confocal chromatic measurement system, optoNCDT 2401, consists of a controller and a sensor. A fiber optical cable, which can be of almost any length, connects the two components. This system has no moving components and is...

2008-06-04
Laser displacement sensors

Laser displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The non-contact displacement sensors in the optoNCDT series operate according to the triangulation principle. Different models are suitable depending on the requirement. From the low-cost model to the ultrafast precision sensor....

2008-05-29
CCD laser sensors are becoming even faster

CCD laser sensors are becoming even faster

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 2200 laser triangulation sensor, Micro-Epsilon’s fastest in the series to date, will be expanded by a version that is many times faster. Thanks to a new CCD array, the new optoNCDT 2220 sensor series now delivers a...

2008-05-17
ROTOSCAN RS4-4M with new functions for operation on transfer trolleys

ROTOSCAN RS4-4M with new functions for operation on ...

Leuze electronic: Intelligent sensors boast the ability (among others) to perform several tasks at one time. A task can therefore generally be completed quicker and easier – and the user saves money. The new ROTOSCAN RS4-4M Safety Laser Scanner...

2008-04-19
sks-Sensor - This one fits into your biggest plans

sks-Sensor - This one fits into your biggest plans

microsonic GmbH: With the sks-sensor, microsonic has established an ultrasonic sensor innovation that proofs the fact: Flexible settable and high quality ultrasonic sensors don’t need much space! With a size of only 33x16x12mm this sensor can be...

2008-03-29
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