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Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio with new distance sensors

Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio ...

Leuze electronic: With the new ODS 110/HT 110 and HRT 25B L distance sensors, Leuze electronic is expanding its series of distance sensors and offers its customers a large selection of different designs with long operating ranges and several...

2018-05-29
Capacitive thread sensors for demanding installation scenarios

Capacitive thread sensors for demanding ...

Micro-Epsilon has extended its product range of capacitive displacement and distance sensors by capacitive thread sensors. These are not intended for clamping but are screwed into a thread. This opens up numerous application possibilities, e.g....

2018-05-17
Precise alignment of the cathodes at the electron accelerator

Precise alignment of the cathodes at the ...

Micro-Epsilon: When further developing electron accelerators, high precision capacitive sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin uses capacitive sensors with a modular capaNCDT 6220 controller for this measurement task....

2018-05-17
Powerful laser sensor features large measuring ranges

Powerful laser sensor features large ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product range of the new optoNCDT 1750 laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon has been extended with new measuring ranges of 500mm and 750mm. With these additional models, the laser sensor can now be applied in fast, high precision...

2018-04-16
New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer service life

New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer ...

Micro-Epsilon: Compared to draw-wire sensors based on a conventional potentiometer, the new wireSENSOR WPS-MK88 U45R with a non-contact potentiometer achieves 8 times more working cycles, which extends the sensor’s service life to its...

2018-04-13
Inspecting the embossment depth of serial numbers

Inspecting the embossment depth of serial ...

Micro-Epsilon: Car body IDs are punched into the vehicle frame during a complex process, which enables unambiguous identification worldwide. The embossment depth is a critical quality and security feature. Due to their extremely small light spot...

2018-04-12
The new generation of confocal chromatic measuring systems

The new generation of confocal chromatic ...

Micro-Epsilon: Measuring tasks in the glass industry are often a huge challenge for sensors. The new confocal chromatic confocalDT 2421 / 2422 controllers ensure reliable, high speed and high precision distance and thickness measurements on...

2018-04-10
Ultrasonic miniature sensors with patented coating for level measurement with aggressive media

Ultrasonic miniature sensors with patented ...

Baumer :Aggressive media such as vapors or cleaning agents are at times a challenge for standard ultrasonic sensors. The sensor face, called a transducer, can be worn by these media and thus become impaired. The new chemically robust UNAR / URAR...

2018-03-16
Dive deep!

Dive deep!

Eddylab: The new AX-Series in combination with our ultra-robust eddy-current sensors is an entirely waterproof eddy-current system. A customized molding procedure admits subsea operation of the entire system. The CNC-machined electronic box is...

2018-03-14
O300 miniature laser sensors for the precise detection of very small objects and gaps

O300 miniature laser sensors for the precise ...

Baumer :The new O300 miniature laser sensors with IO-Link by Baumer are the specialists for the reliable detection of very small objects and gaps. Thanks to a laser beam which focuses to within 0.1 mm and the high repeat accuracy of 0.1 mm,...

2018-01-26
OM70 High Performance Laser Distance Sensors

OM70 High Performance Laser Distance Sensors

Baumer :The new high performance OM70 laser point and laser line distance sensors from Baumer combine high-precision measurement technology and easy handling in the automation industry. Thanks to repeatable measurements in the sub-micrometer range...

2017-12-27
Inductive sensors based on eddy currents with new design

Inductive sensors based on eddy currents with ..

Micro-Epsilon: The powerful eddyNCDT 3001 eddy current sensors are now also available with an M18 housing and measuring ranges of 6mm and 8mm. This enlargement provides the sensors with increased flexibility in terms of their potential...

2017-12-18
Universal thickness measurement with extended measuring ranges

Universal thickness measurement with extended ..

Micro-Epsilon: The thicknessSENSOR for universal thickness measurement of strip and plate material is now well established. The new, extended measuring ranges up to 25mm with measuring widths up to 400mm provide this smart system with even more...

2017-12-15
Precise thickness measurement in the plastics industry

Precise thickness measurement in the plastics ..

Micro-Epsilon: Combining an eddy current sensor and a capacitive displacement sensor in one housing, the unique concept of the new combiSENSOR from Micro-Epsilon enables high precision thickness measurements of plastics. Two measuring principles -...

2017-12-13
Smart laser triangulation displacement sensors

Smart laser triangulation displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 laser sensors offer a unique combination of speed, compact size, performance and application versatility. Their high measurement accuracy and measuring rate enable dynamic measurements of displacement, distance and...

2017-12-12
Kaman Measuring Announces SMT-9700 Position/Displacement System Ideal for  Analytical and OEM Applications

Kaman Measuring Announces SMT-9700 Position ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its SMT 9700...

2017-12-05
Kaman Measuring Announces OEM-2306 Non-Contact Position Sensing System

Kaman Measuring Announces OEM-2306 ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its OEM-2306...

2017-12-05
Kaman Measuring Announces KD-5100 Differential Measurement System

Kaman Measuring Announces KD-5100 ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its KD-5100...

2017-12-04
Kaman Measuring Announces KD-2306 Non-Contact Displacement Sensing System

Kaman Measuring Announces KD-2306 Non-Contact ..

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its KD-2306...

2017-12-01
Save Time and Improve Productivity with the digiVIT Advanced Digital Signal Conditioner from Kaman

Save Time and Improve Productivity with the ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the digiVIT digital variable...

2017-11-29
Kaman Measuring Announces New Digital Differential Impedance Transducer (DDIT)

Kaman Measuring Announces New Digital ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., the world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance position measurement systems, announces the release of a new eddy current measurement system,...

2017-11-27
A Compact New Non-contact Proximity Measuring System Provides Greater Speed without Sacrificing Precision

A Compact New Non-contact Proximity Measuring ..

Kaman Precision Products: Manufacturing and design industries require increasing precision of measurement, and selecting the right non-contact proximity measuring system can be essential to a successful project that stays on time and on budget....

2017-11-23
Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme Environments

Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme ...

Kaman Precision Products: It takes an extremely durable design to make reliable measurements in extreme conditions. Extreme environment position/displacement sensors perform where most sensors cannot survive. These sensors are designed to operate...

2017-11-23
New Self-Configuring Digital Signal Conditioner Technology Easily Adapts to  Customer Measuring Conditions

New Self-Configuring Digital Signal Conditioner

Kaman Precision Products: More and more industries and manufacturers are requiring sensors for condition monitoring in their machines or processes. New digital signal conditioner technology is now available that simplifies the use of eddy current...

2017-11-22
Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2017-11-21
Two Birds with One Stone Inductive Position Measurement - ready for Industry 4.0

Two Birds with One Stone Inductive Position ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new PMI F90 inductive positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs can precisely detect the absolute position of one actuator as well as the distance between two. Thanks to IO-Link technology, the system has comprehensive communication...

2017-11-15
Ultrasonic sensor without blind range - thanks to 3D printing

Ultrasonic sensor without blind range ...

SNT Sensortechnik AG: Thanks to a sensor head produced by a 3D printing process, the sound beam is deflected by 90°. As a result, the blind range which is typical and sometimes unwanted in ultrasonic sensors is eliminated. The sensor can...

2017-11-08
Thickness measurement of brake discs for test benches and road tests

Thickness measurement of brake discs for ...

Micro-Epsilon: With the capaNCDT DTV, Micro-Epsilon has developed a thickness measurement system for brake discs that is used for the detection of Disc Thickness Variation. Extremely robust multi-channel sensors and controllers with a...

2017-10-16
After more than 20 years…

After more than 20 years…

SNT Sensortechnik AG: The UPR series from SNT Sensortechnik AG is probably one of the longest built ultrasonic sensor families. It has been produced for more than 20 years and more and more variants have been introduced to the market. Its...

2017-09-15
Edge detection with ultrasonic sensors

Edge detection with ultrasonic sensors

SNT Sensortechnik AG: The exact determination of the position of edges of any kind is important in many production, assembly and logistics processes in the industry. Various sensor principles can be used for this purpose. Ultrasonic sensors are...

2017-09-08
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