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Inductive miniature sensor with 3 mm measurement range

Inductive miniature sensor with 3 mm measurement

Baumer: The Baumer inductive distance sensor family IF08 now extended by small cubic designs in stainless steel housings with a yet large measurement range up to 3 mm and setting options via IO Link interface is outstanding and unique on the...

2021-05-04
POSITAL Precision Magnetic Encoders – Available with BiSS-C Communications Interface

POSITAL Precision Magnetic Encoders ...

FRABA group: POSITAL’s IXARC high-precision magnetic absolute rotary encoders will be available with a BiSS-C interface. Encoders with this interface are ideal for commutation and position feedback on BLDC servo motors and are also an...

2021-04-27
Mobile and heavy-duty machinery control: In-cylinder position sensor now with CANopen and CAN SAE J1939 interface options

Mobile and heavy-duty machinery control ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Novotechnik’s well proven TM1 series linear position sensors are specifically designed for straightforward and direct integration within hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder pressure chambers. Recently announced by the...

2021-04-26
Eddy current sensors EZ1000 - non-contact  measurements for ATEX areas

Eddy current sensors EZ1000 - non-contact ...

Waycon: Eddy current sensors of the EZ1000 series are designed for measurements under the toughest conditions and can be used in areas with explosion hazards. Thanks to the eddy current measuring principle, the measurement is contactless and is...

2021-04-22
Communicative level sensors. crm+ sensors now available with IO-Link

Communicative level sensors. crm+ sensors ...

microsonic GmbH: The new crm+ level sensors are equipped with IO-Link interface version 1.1. The IO-Link interface transfers measured distance values as well as identification, status and diagnosis values. It can easily be set with IO-Link maximum...

2021-04-19
Pharma 4.0 with intelligent size changeover

Pharma 4.0 with intelligent size changeover

SIKO GmbH: “Size changeover" is not necessarily a term that immediately makes people stop and pay attention in the pharmaceutical industry. However, considering the challenges in pharmaceutical manufacturing, which are characterized by cost...

2021-04-07
POSITAL Measuring Wheels: Linear Position and Speed Sensing with Rotary Encoders

POSITAL Measuring Wheels: Linear Position ...

FRABA group: POSITAL’s measuring wheel accessories for its IXARC family of rotary encoders enables these devices to make accurate linear motions and position measurements. “Encoders are great for measuring rotation”, comments...

2021-03-30
Have you met TEDS?

Have you met TEDS?

Waycon:TEDS (Transducer Electronic Data Sheet) plugs store sensor data like a conventional data sheet. Connected to a measuring amplifier, all required information about the sensor can be read out quickly, easily, and directly. High-precision...

2021-03-23
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
Inductive sensors LVDT series LVISM - Hardly larger than a match

Inductive sensors LVDT series LVISM - Hardly ...

Waycon:With a housing diameter of only 4 mm, the LVISM is one of the smallest LVDT sensors of its kind. Furthermore, with a length of 7 cm it is not even twice as long as a match. Despite its miniature housing, the LVDT series offers measuring...

2021-02-10
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
New MTS sensor brings rugged Off-Highway reliability to small stroke cylinder measurement

New MTS sensor brings rugged Off-Highway ...

MTS Sensors: With 4-20mA output, this sensor is designed to accurately measure cylinder stroke lengths up to 275mm in rugged applications found on mobile paving machines, agricultural equipment, watercraft, recreational vehicles, and others.

2020-10-28
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
Expanded choice for well proven linear position sensor range: Novotechnik add new measuring lengths for LWG series

Expanded choice for well proven linear ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Recently announced by Novotechnik, the German measurement technology leader, and available from its UK distribution partner Variohm EuroSensor, LWG series linear position sensors are now available in six additional standard...

2020-10-19
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
Eddy current probe WST – Non-contact and highly dynamic displacement measurement systems

Eddy current probe WST – Non-contact and ...

Waycon: The WST series Eddy current sensors with a measuring frequency of up to 50 kHz offer the optimal solution for highly dynamic measurements. Eddy current sensors are non-contact displacement measurement systems that generate eddy currents in...

2020-09-23
Reliable operator guidance for size changeover

Reliable operator guidance for size changeover

SIKO GmbH: When companies need packaging machines for their products – whether it’s for coffee capsules, cough sweets, batteries or plasters – the most important aspect of the investment is to find the most flexible solution that...

2020-09-10
Temposonics R-Series V sensors now available with analog (voltage/current) output

Temposonics R-Series V sensors now available ...

MTS Sensors: The new R-Series V analog output sensor models are more robust, reliable, and accurate than ever before. Due to improved components, all R-Series V sensors support an extended operating temperature range now reaching from -40° up...

2020-09-07
MTS Sensors adds digital output options to serviceable linear position sensors for hydraulic cylinders

MTS Sensors adds digital output options to ...

MTS Sensors: “MTS Sensors’ customers have seen a great deal of success with the analog output versions of the MH Threaded sensors, and the number one request has been to make a CANbus version available,” states Luka Korzeniowski,...

2020-09-03
The new generation of the R-Series is now available with EtherCAT

The new generation of the R-Series is now ...

MTS Sensors: New features and tools make the R-Series V EtherCAT sensors ideal for Industry 4.0 applications. The new sensors adapt to a variety of applications and can now evaluate more parameters while the application is running. The new...

2020-09-03
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
Technical Note: Sensor applications in agricultural machinery

Technical Note: Sensor applications in ...

Variohm EuroSensor: As part of the many sensor technologies now widely employed in smart farming, where sophisticated monitoring and control is now universally applied to optimise crop production, mobile agricultural machinery manufacturers are...

2020-08-19
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
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