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Magnetic Position Sensors with IO-Link

Magnetic Position Sensors with IO-Link

Turck has extended its offering of compact position sensors with the WIM-IOL series for detecting magnetic pistons in pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders. The new series consists of eight sensors with IO-Link 1.1, covering measuring ranges from 32 mm...

2022-08-05
New eddy current sensors with wider measuring ranges and high  accuracy

New eddy current sensors with wider measuring ..

Eddylab: With an extended measuring range up to 45mm, the new eddy current sensor series completes the product portfolio of eddylab GmbH and at the same time combines all advantages of a non-contact eddy current measuring principle: With wear-free...

2022-07-26
Thickness measurement of strip and coatings in the battery industry

Thickness measurement of strip and coatings ...

Micro-Epsilon: Measurement technology being used in numerous manufacturing steps in battery production must respond to extremely high requirements in terms of accuracy, performance and robustness. Therefore, high precision distance sensors, laser...

2022-07-25
Multi-peak white light interferometers for industrial measurement tasks and nanometer accuracy

Multi-peak white light interferometers for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product group of white light interferometers represents the most precise sensors in Micro-Epsilon's overall portfolio. From now on, the interferoMETER series is also available as multi-peak systems, which opens up numerous new...

2022-07-18
Laser triangulation sensors for a wide range of applications

Laser triangulation sensors for a wide range ...

Micro-Epsilon: The compact optoNCDT 1420LL laser sensors perform precise distance measurements on metallic and structured surfaces. The sensor projects a small laser line onto the measuring object, which compensates for any interference. This...

2022-07-13
Fill level measurement in oil temperature sensors

Fill level measurement in oil temperature sensor

Micro-Epsilon: Oil temperature sensors (OTS) are used to monitor the engine temperature of vehicles. The sensors must function absolutely reliably and faultlessly in order to prevent the motor from overheating and thus being damaged. For precise...

2022-07-11
TempoGate® - the smart assistant for the R-Series V

TempoGate® - the smart assistant for the R-Serie

Temposonics, company of the Amphenol Group, announces the release of the TempoGate® smart assistant for the R-Series V position sensors. The advanced features and smart functions of the new generation as well as TempoGate® make existing...

2022-07-04
T-Series position sensors now with IP68/IP69 and NEMA 4/4X

T-Series position sensors now with IP68/IP69 ...

Temposonics, company of the Amphenol Group, announces that the Temposonics® T-Series TH position sensors now feature Ingress Protection IP68, IP69 as well as NEMA 4 and 4X. The magnetostrictive linear position sensors of the T-Series have been...

2022-06-16
Roll feed length measurement: Wachendorff offer web length measurement solutions for length, position, and speed feedback

Roll feed length measurement: Wachendorff ...

Variohm EuroSensor: For many roll feed applications, determining the length of the web material is an important part of the machine process. This can be as simple as a requirement to measure the overall length of a web or, for instance, to...

2022-06-09
High-performance laser sensors with integrated EtherCAT interface

High-performance laser sensors with ...

Micro-Epsilon: This innovative optoNCDT 1900 laser sensor is used for dynamic displacement, distance and position measurements and impresses with its high speed, compact design and accuracy. The latest sensor generation is now even smarter -...

2022-05-23
Measuring the thickness of wet layers in battery production

Measuring the thickness of wet layers in ...

Micro-Epsilon: In the production of battery cells, films are coated continuously or intermittently. The film thickness and the coating thickness represent a process-critical measurement parameter. Precise thicknessGAUGE measuring systems from...

2022-05-23
Laser distance sensor for indoor and outdoor applications

Laser distance sensor for indoor and outdoor ...

Micro-Epsilon: If large distances have to be measured, whether indoors or outdoors, optoNCDT ILR2250-100-H laser distance sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The sensors are available with heating and cooling element and provide precise, stable...

2022-05-23
Height measurement of wafer bumps

Height measurement of wafer bumps

Micro-Epsilon: Computer chips are manufactured in large quantities on a wafer. On the chips there are countless small, spherical contact surfaces, so-called bumps. These must be of a uniform height in order to function properly when stacked later....

2022-05-20
Unique in the world: Wachendorff encoder configurable via NFC

Unique in the world: Wachendorff encoder ...

Wachendorff: The new WDGN series of incremental encoders from Wachendorff Automation enables configuration of any pulse count from 1 I/U to 16,384 I/U via NFC. Depending on the equipment, Basic or Advance, further parameters can be set via APP...

2022-05-03
Draw-wire sensors in waste management

Draw-wire sensors in waste management

Waycon: In Germany alone, waste management employs about 35,000 people with an annual turnover of 40.6 billion euros (as of 2021). The volume of waste generated in 2019 was about 417 million tonnes (476 kg of household waste and 194 kg of residual...

2022-03-31
Precise laser sensors for automation

Precise laser sensors for automation

Micro-Epsilon: Demanding automation tasks such as automotive production, 3D printing and robotics applications can be solved with the highest precision using optoNCDT 1900 laser sensors. The latest models provide information on displacement,...

2022-02-16
Smart sensor family for mobile machines

Smart sensor family for mobile machines

SIKO GmbH: Whether mobile elevating work platforms, mobile cranes or truck-mounted concrete pumps – mobile machines have to consistently function as smoothly, precisely and efficiently as possible. This requires smart sensors that can...

2022-02-11
Inductive sensor LVDT LV-G - self-orienting rod end  bearings for perfect adjustment

Inductive sensor LVDT LV-G - self-orienting ...

Waycon:The tried-and-tested LVDT series LV by WayCon is being expanded with the LV-G, which is equipped with rod end bearings. Thanks to the rod end bearings, the inductive sensors can be directly attached to the object to be measured. Here, the...

2022-02-10
Robust 36 mm encoder from Wachendorff

Robust 36 mm encoder from Wachendorff

Wachendorff: Wachendorff Automation now also has a heavy-duty variant in the very compact 36 mm design in its range of incremental encoders in the WDGP series, as well as absolute encoders in the WDGA series. This version is characterized by a...

2022-02-09
Capacitive sensors for subnanometer thickness measurements

Capacitive sensors for subnanometer thickness ..

Micro-Epsilon: Capacitive sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used for precise displacement measurements as well as non-contact thickness measurements. They achieve submicron accuracy even in industrial environments. Therefore, they are used for...

2022-02-09
Safe monitoring of crane positions

Safe monitoring of crane positions

Micro-Epsilon: Automated crane systems must be controlled reliably and extremely precisely. This is the only way to achieve a fast, safe and efficient material flow. Modern control units frequently use measurement values obtained from...

2022-02-03
The big screen: special effects with the aid of absolute draw-wire encoders

The big screen: special effects with the ...

SIKO GmbH: Draw-wire encoders are not the kind of component that is normally associated with motion picture production. But what distinguishes the draw-wire encoders from SIKO GmbH, a leading manufacturer of sensors and positioning systems, and...

2022-01-24
Three in one –  Draw-wire encoders with integrated inclinometer for position, speed and inclination

Three in one – Draw-wire encoders with ...

SIKO GmbH: Mobile machines such as mobile cranes or mobile elevating work platforms are exposed to harsh environmental conditions that their components must withstand at all times. At the same time, installation space is at a premium, so the more...

2021-12-15
Precise thickness measurements of flat glass and film

Precise thickness measurements of flat glass ...

Micro-Epsilon: The IMP-TH70 sensor for the IMS5400 white light interferometer measures the thickness of glass and film with a resolution of < 1 nm. With 70 mm, this sensor offers a working distance of around twice as much as before, as well as...

2021-12-07
World’s largest confocal sensor range to be expanded again

World’s largest confocal sensor range to be ...

Micro-Epsilon: Confocal chromatic sensors are used for distance and thickness measurements where the highest accuracy and signal stability are required. They offer state-of-the-art technology allied with high speed and maximum precision. Now there...

2021-12-02
Laser distance sensors now also with IO-Link

Laser distance sensors now also with IO-Link

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT ILR2250 laser distance sensors from Micro-Epsilon can now also be integrated in automation systems via IO-Link. The advantages are easy handling and high flexibility. The sensors ensure gapless communication from the...

2021-11-30
Absolute position and speed data for automation and drive technology

Absolute position and speed data for ...

SIKO GmbH: The requirements for sensors used for position detection in automation and drive technology increase with the complexity and performance of the associated machines and systems. The high-resolution, non-contact absolute encoder MSA213K...

2021-11-29
Precise positioning with the LMSCA

Precise positioning with the LMSCA

Wachendorff: The German manufacturer Wachendorff Automation is expanding its product portfolio of length measuring systems. The new LMSCA system is extremely compact and yet extremely robust.The system is just 120 mm long and requires very little...

2021-08-31
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
More advantages with Temposonics R-Series V PROFINET

More advantages with Temposonics R-Series V ...

Temposonics: With functions such as machine monitoring and predictive maintenance, the focus of the new sensor generation is Industry 4.0. With the update, this output option will take on an even more important role in optimizing productivity in...

2021-07-21
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