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50 Years of Bit Parallel Encoders from POSITAL

50 Years of Bit Parallel Encoders from POSITAL

FRABA group: Encoder-maker POSITAL remains committed to supplying customers with absolute encoders with bit parallel communications interfaces. “Rotary encoders with parallel interfaces have been sold under the FRABA and POSITAL brands...

2022-05-25
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
Potentiometer based sensors offer impressive price vs. performance: Novotechnik’s well-proven LWH series linear position sensors gain from design optimisation

Potentiometer based sensors offer impressive ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Novotechnik, the German measurement technology leader, has recently announced design improvements for one of its oldest and most produced linear potentiometer position sensors, the LWH series. Available from Novotechnik’s...

2022-05-16
Everything in view

Everything in view

Leuze electronic: The new 36 sensor series from Leuze detects objects even at large operating ranges. Manufacturers and operators of highly automated systems benefit from the cost-optimized design of these sensors. The accurate detection of objects requires...

2022-05-05
Long travel position feedback with CAN SAE 1939 comms: Combilift’s CSS container loading system uses Variohm EuroSensor supplied cable extension transducers

Long travel position feedback with CAN SAE 1939

Variohm EuroSensor: Combilift, based in Co. Monaghan – Ireland, is the largest global manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts and an innovator and leader in long-load handling solutions. Its recently launched Combi- CSS (Container...

2022-04-12
The new 36 sensor series

The new 36 sensor series

Leuze electronic: The new 36 sensor series from Leuze detects objects even at large operating ranges. Manufacturers and operators of highly automated systems benefit from the cost-optimized design of these sensors. The accurate detection of objects requires...

2022-04-05
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
PCB-Scale for Inductive Encoder

PCB-Scale for Inductive Encoder

POSIC introduces two new scales for its popular ID1102L and ID4501L linear encoders. The short-range scale TPLS04 has a length of 26 mm, whereas the TPLS05 is 205 mm long. The scale’s width of 4.5 mm and thickness of 0.77 mm match nicely...

2022-03-30
POSITAL’s Explosion-Proof Rotary Encoders Receive ATEX/IECEx Certification

POSITAL’s Explosion-Proof Rotary Encoders ...

FRABA group: POSITAL’s explosion-proof IXARC rotary encoders have been certified to comply with ATEX/IECEx directives for Category 3 electrical products. These devices are suitable for use in Zone 2 and Zone 22 conditions (potential exposure...

2022-03-18
2 for the price of 1 - Measuring and switching

2 for the price of 1 - Measuring and switching

Leuze electronic: The innovative ODT 3C sensor from Leuze can handle both measuring and switching tasks. The new 2-in-1 solution is thus suitable for a wide range of automated industrial applications. Is there an object on the conveyor belt? If yes: What is...

2022-03-18
IO-Link via Modular Principle

IO-Link via Modular Principle

Leuze electronic: The new IO-Link function modules from Leuze simplify the integration of device data into PLC programs. This saves the users time and enables error-free installation. With their IO-Link function modules, the Sensor People at Leuze are...

2022-03-16
Smart components for a high degree of automation

Smart components for a high degree of automation

SIKO GmbH: Automation, Industry 4.0 and Big Data are the key technology trends in the industrial sector. Braun Sondermaschinen GmbH recognized these trends early on and utilizes them for developing fully automated production lines –...

2022-03-04
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
Measuring and switching multi-talent

Measuring and switching multi-talent

Leuze electronic: The innovative ODT 3C sensor from Leuze can handle both measuring and switching tasks. The new 2-in-1 solution is thus suitable for a wide range of automated industrial applications. Is there an object on the conveyor belt? If yes: What is...

2022-02-15
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
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
Eddy current sensors with clamping for special installation conditions and small measuring ranges

Eddy current sensors with clamping for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The eddyNCDT ES-U1-T and ES-U3-T displacement sensors are new to the Micro-Epsilon portfolio. Both sensor types can be fastened via clamping. This offers several advantages: the sensors are not subject to torsional stress, the...

2022-02-04
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
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...

2021-12-01
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
Shock-Resistant Linear Position Sensors with IO-Link

Shock-Resistant Linear Position Sensors with ...

Turck has further developed its Li-Q25 inductive positioning systems and equipped the contactless linear position sensors with IO-Link. COM3 of the new Li-Q25L enables it to support the latest and fastest IO-Link interface. Its inductive measuring...

2021-11-05
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