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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
Inductive position detection in tight spaces

Inductive position detection in tight spaces

Baumer: In machine tool spindles, miniature grippers, or robotics, space runs out in a hurry. Every integrator knows the pain of trying to get cable runs to work in the system, without compromising the sensor performance. With its new IFRM 03...

2017-08-16
Laser sensor LAH-G1 - optical distance sensors with measurement value display

Laser sensor LAH-G1 - optical distance sensors

Waycon: The analogue laser sensor LAH-G1 is setting new standards in optical distance measurement. Thanks to its sophisticated CMOS line sensor, the LAH-G1 series gives particularly precise measurements with a resolution of up to 0.5 µm....

2017-08-15
High-performance in a compact package

High-performance in a compact package

Leuze electronic introduces another member of the Global Beam family with the compact standard sensors of the 15 series in an IP67 housing. The new series is suitable for the reliable detection of objects in industrial environments - particularly...

2017-08-02
microsonic has developed an ultrasonic sensor family in a hygienic design

microsonic has developed an ultrasonic sensor ..

microsonic GmbH: With its new pms hygiene sensors for the pharmaceutical and foodstuff industry, microsonic has incorporated four different measuring ranges in a single sophisticated and easy-to-clean stainless-steel design without crevices and...

2017-07-10
Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Micro-Epsilon: Laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors equipped with a blue-laser diode offer numerous advantages over red-diode lasers. For decades, sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon has played a leading role in measurement...

2017-07-05
New laser sensor provides high performance

New laser sensor provides high performance

Micro-Epsilon: The compact optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor designed for displacement and distance measurements offers new features combined with robustness and reliability. Based on an innovative web interface, the new laser sensor stands out due to...

2017-07-05
New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The latest models in the magneto-inductive range of displacement sensors stand out due to their robust design combined with state-of-the-art sensor technology. The sensor design ensures its long term reliability. Furthermore, the...

2017-07-05
Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Micro-Epsilon: Specially developed for displacement, distance and position measurements in OEM and high volume applications, the new capacitive capaNCDT 6112 controllers offer a unique combination of high speed and compact size. A bandwidth...

2017-07-04
One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm measuring range

One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 is by now also available with a measuring range of 500mm. It is therefore the smallest laser sensor in the market that offers such a large measuring range combined with high measurement accuracy. This smart laser...

2017-07-04
Reliable detection of objects and fill levels

Reliable detection of objects and fill levels

Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio of optoelectronic and inductive switches with capacitive proximity switches, making it possible for users to obtain complete solutions for all detection requirements from a single source.

2017-06-29
Fast, precise thickness measurement in the glass industry

Fast, precise thickness measurement in the ...

Micro-Epsilon: The confocal chromatic confocalDT 2421 and 2422 controllers combine precision and high speeds in distance and thickness measurements on various surfaces. The new dual-channel model is especially suitable for the glass industry.

2017-05-15
optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines speed and precision

optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 2300-2DR uses blue laser light and is specially designed for displacement and distance measurements on directly reflecting surfaces. On reflective and shiny surfaces, the sensor operates at high speed and provides...

2017-05-15
UPR-A Ultrasonic Sensors now available with Analog Output and Synchronization

UPR-A Ultrasonic Sensors now available with ...

SNT Sensortechnik AG extends the successful UPR-A series with the versions for synchronized operation. If several sensors are scanning the same object or if there is a common background for several sensors, the ultrasound echoes interfere with...

2017-05-09
Ultrasonic Sensor with Analog and Switching Output

Ultrasonic Sensor with Analog and Switching ...

Turck: Besides the “High-End” line, Turck's “Standard” line of RU ultrasonic sensors are now also available with an analog output. As well as the analog output, the new sensor also offers a special switching output, with a...

2017-04-06
Redundant, non-contact angle and distance measurement for mobile machines!

Redundant, non-contact angle and distance ...

SIKO GmbH: In the field of mobile commercial vehicles, safety requirements are increasing, especially within the EU. This presents not only suppliers, but also manufacturers of vehicles, with new challenges. In order to make it as easy as possible...

2017-04-04
Compact Ultrasonic Sensor with IO-Link

Compact Ultrasonic Sensor with IO-Link

Turck has added a variant with an IO-Link output to its basic “Compact” series of ultrasonic sensors. Users can use IO-Link for the process values or continue to use the switching output of the sensor. The switch point is taught via...

2017-04-03
Sensors for Safety Applications up to SIL3/PL e

Sensors for Safety Applications up to SIL3/PL e

Turck: More than 350 SIL2 certified inductive, capacitive and magnetic field sensors from the Turck range are now also certified for SIL3 and PL e. This enables these functionally safe sensors to also be used in redundant configurations for high...

2017-04-03
The new, confocal industry standard

The new, confocal industry standard

Micro-Epsilon: The confocalDT 2421 and 2422 controllers open up new possibilities in precision distance and thickness measurement on different surfaces. The two-channel variant is an innovation whereby two confocal sensors are connected to a...

2017-03-15
Confocal high-speed controller for measuring rates up to 70 kHz

Confocal high-speed controller for measuring ...

Micro-Epsilon: The confocalDT 2471 HS high-speed controller offers improved measurement characteristics, enhanced optical components and an integrated light source. Providing a measuring rate of 70kHz, it is currently the worldwide fastest...

2017-03-14
optoNCDT 1420 now with laser class 1

optoNCDT 1420 now with laser class 1

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 laser triangulation sensors are now also available with laser class 1. With this laser class, the radiated power is at a maximum of 390µW. Therefore, costly protective measures that correlate with laser class...

2017-03-13
Capacitive sensors KS – highly accurate even under difficult measurement circumstances

Capacitive sensors KS – highly accurate even ...

Waycon offers an excellent solution for measurement tasks, when high-resolution sensors are required to measure on challenging targets in difficult environments: The capacitive sensor series KS. As the target's material and surface have no...

2017-03-07
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