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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
Bourns Announces New Non-Contacting Feedback Rotary Sensor with SSI Output

Bourns Announces New Non-Contacting Feedback ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced its latest non-contacting feedback rotary sensor that features Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI) output providing effective synchronization in closed-loop...

2021-05-03
Bourns Introduces Advanced Hybrid Position Sensor Designed for Certain Harsh Environment RS-485-based Applications

Bourns Introduces Advanced Hybrid Position ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, introduced an innovative hybrid position sensor for RS-485-based applications in certain harsh environments. Designed to meet the specifications of heavy-duty applications...

2021-04-29
Smallest CANopen rotary encoder for medical technology and mobile automation

Smallest CANopen rotary encoder for medical ...

Baumer: It is often difficult to integrate the rotary encoder in applications with moving parts and limited installation space. However, precise position measurement in the smallest possible design is essential especially in medical technology or...

2021-04-28
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
Bourns Introduces New Micro Rotary Potentiometer Series

Bourns Introduces New Micro Rotary Potentiometer

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced its Model PDB08 8 mm micro rotary potentiometer series. Bourns' new rotary potentiometer family features a center detent and a low profile making it an...

2021-04-23
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
Packed with Additional Design Options, Bourns Announces Three New Rotary Potentiometer Model Series

Packed with Additional Design Options, Bourns ..

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced three new rotary potentiometer model series that provide enhanced features and multiple new design options. The Model PRS11R Rotary Metal Shaft Potentiometer...

2021-04-20
The Mars helicopter makes history – with maxon precision motors

The Mars helicopter makes history – with ...

maxon motor: Space fans are thrilled: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has successfully completed its pioneering flight on Mars. This is the first time in the history of powered, unmanned spaceflight that a device has flown in a controlled manner on another...

2021-04-20
High Dynamic Inclinometers

High Dynamic Inclinometers

Turck: In its new generation of inclinometers Turck has combined accelerometer technology (MEMS) with gyroscope technology so that shocks and vibration can be masked out much more effectively than with conventional signal filters. The B1NF and...

2021-04-19
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
USi®-safety Ultrasonic Sensor System

USi®-safety Ultrasonic Sensor System

Pepperl+Fuchs is expanding its Product Portfolio for Ultrasonic Sensors in the Area of Factory Automation with the Safe USi-safety Ultrasonic Sensor System. The innovative USi-safety ultrasonic sensor system is a modern and certified sensor...

2021-04-16
Pilz adds the new compact rope pull switch PSENrope mini to its range of safe position and proximity switches - Safe stop for the assembly line!

Pilz adds the new compact rope pull switch ...

Pilz: For reliable, cost-efficient safeguarding of conveyor systems and machinery, Pilz is adding the new compact rope pull switch PSENrope mini to its range of position and proximity switches. This space-saving, cost-efficient version of the rope...

2021-04-12
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
PSENopt light curtain portfolio from Pilz prevents an unintended restart - Managing lockout efficiently and safely

PSENopt light curtain portfolio from Pilz ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: With PSENopt II lockout, a restart interlock is now available for the PSENopt II light curtain range from Pilz. This prevents the machine from restarting unintentionally, during maintenance work within danger zones for...

2021-04-01
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
Bourns Announces New Sealed Absolute Rotary Encoder Series

Bourns Announces New Sealed Absolute Rotary ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced a new Sealed Absolute Rotary Encoder Series. Featuring an IP64 shaft seal rating that delivers an enhanced IP (Ingress Protection) level and a superior...

2021-03-09
APPLICATION NOTE: Phoenix America’s robust, high resolution magnetic rotary encoder technology now available from Variohm EuroSensor

APPLICATION NOTE: Phoenix America’s robust, ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Following its recent acquisition by the Variohm Group, Phoenix America’s unique range of magnetic encoders and sensor components are now fully available from sensor and measurement specialist Variohm EuroSensor. With UK-...

2021-03-03
maxon congratulates on the successful Mars landing of the Perseverance Rover

maxon congratulates on the successful Mars ...

maxon motor: Great success for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL): The rover Perseverance landed in the Jezero Crater on Mars on February 18. Several electric drives from maxon are used in the ambitious mission - among other things, when the helicopter...

2021-02-19
Compact machine designs without compromise

Compact machine designs without compromise

Baumer :The new laser distance sensor families OM20 and OM30 with IO-Link are perfectly suited to continue the trend towards more efficient, compact machines and systems without any compromise regarding the sensor performance in optical distance...

2021-02-17
Swiss precision motors handle the valuable Mars soil samples

Swiss precision motors handle the valuable ...

maxon motor: The NASA rover Perseverance is landing on Mars on February 18. Was there life on Mars in the past? This is the question that one of the most complex robotic systems ever built by humankind has set out to answer. Several of maxon’s...

2021-02-11
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
Micrometer-exact positioning of punching strips

Micrometer-exact positioning of punching strips

Sensor Instruments GmbH: During the production of punched articles, the punching procedure requires the exact positioning of the punching strips as the processing of the punching strip is performed in a number of process steps in the punching...

2021-02-02
Cost-effective magnetic speed and proximity sensors provide long-life and highly durable measurement solutions

Cost-effective magnetic speed and proximity ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Following Variohm Holding’s recent acquisition of the leading USA magnetic sensor and measurement specialist, Phoenix America, several new component lines have been added to Variohm EuroSensor’s product range. This...

2021-02-02
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
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