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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
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
A world first: multiturn encoder for micro motors

A world first: multiturn encoder for micro ...

FRABA group: Performance in a tiny package! That is what makes POSITAL’s new 22 mm multiturn kit encoders special. These high precision multiturn absolute position feedback devices clear the way to exciting new possibilities for miniature...

2021-01-29
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
The dual channel principle

The dual channel principle

Leuze electronic: The dual channel principle is just one of many new developments within the scope of Leuze's nearly 60 years of innovation history. What does dual channel actually mean? The increasing digitization opens entirely new possibilities in...

2021-01-21
New Solid-State Scanner for Automatic Doors

New Solid-State Scanner for Automatic Doors

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new ShieldScan® door sensor uses a single compact sensor element to secure all revolving doors with widths up to 1800 mm and heights up to 3500 mm. It uses the superior time-of-flight technology (ToF), which masters even...

2021-01-20
Precise and convenient - Baumer miniature sensor with integrated beam path in 3D CAD data reduces design-in effort

Precise and convenient - Baumer miniature sensor

Baumer: Thanks to their high precision and reliability, the optical O200 miniature sensors ensure maximum process safety in factory automation. However, they offer even more advantages: They significantly reduce the effort of designers during...

2021-01-14
maxon and Fourier Intelligence join forces to transform rehabilitation technology

maxon and Fourier Intelligence join forces ...

maxon motor: maxon Group and Fourier Intelligence announce that they are entering into a global strategic partnership. maxon's precision drive systems and the start-up Fourier's Intelligence’s rehabilitation robotics are a perfect match and are...

2021-01-12
Harsh environment angle sensor for mobile machinery: Novotechnik’s new RSA-3200 touchless Hall technology angle sensor available from Variohm EuroSensor

Harsh environment angle sensor for mobile ...

Variohm EuroSensor: With its optimised design for harsh environment position sensing tasks on mobile machinery and equipment for construction, agriculture, forestry and haulage etc., Novotechnik’s new RSA-3200 series angle sensors offer a...

2021-01-06
Miniature contactless dual output angular sensor CP-2HX

Miniature contactless dual output angular sensor

Pewatron: CP-2HX is an only 7mm thick magnetic contacless sensor with dual crossed or parallel ratiometric outputs. Both circuits are independent with distinct power supply inputs for safety applications. A wide gap up to 3.5 mm simplifies the...

2020-12-21
IO-Link Radar Sensors for Level Measurement

IO-Link Radar Sensors for Level Measurement

Turck: The IO-Link-capable radar sensors of the recently developed LRS Series complete Turck's portfolio for level measurement in the 0.35 to 10 meter range. The new devices with protection to IP67/69K are especially recommended for level...

2020-12-18
Ultrasonic Level Sensors for Small to Medium-Sized Tanks

Ultrasonic Level Sensors for Small to Medium-...

Turck is now also offering sensors for level measurement in the range up to 40 and 130 cm, which are based on the Fluid 2.0 platform and can be operated at the process connection at pressures between 0.5 and 5 bar. The new LUS211 ultrasonic...

2020-12-17
Fast IO-Link Encoders with COM3

Fast IO-Link Encoders with COM3

Turck has expanded its comprehensive encoder portfolio and is also now offering encoders with an IO-Link interface in the Efficiency and Industrial Lines. IO-Link models are thus now also available in the other two categories in addition to the...

2020-12-14
Efficient inline testing and multidimensional control tasks made so easy as never before with the smart OXM200 profile sensors

Efficient inline testing and multidimensional ..

Baumer: Inline quality controls play an increasingly important role in the production process. They reduce downtimes and reject rates, thus ensuring lower costs and high customer loyalty. Up to now, such solutions could usually only be realized through...

2020-11-26
Application Note: Precision magnetic encoders for the toughest environments: Wachendorff’s customised WDGA encoders endure the harsh conditions on AT-Boretec’s horizontal boring machinery

Application Note: Precision magnetic encoders ..

Variohm EuroSensor: Shock and vibration-resistant absolute rotary encoders from Wachendorff Automation are providing precision position feedback for the automated feeding of pipe components as part of a control system on AT-Boretec’s...

2020-11-17
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