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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
Modern fiber optic sensors for automated production processes

Modern fiber optic sensors for automated ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoelectronic optoCONTROL CLS1000 fiber optic sensors are used for reliable position control as well as for position and presence detection. Their high luminous intensity and resolution enable peak values of up to 2000 mm in...

2022-05-20
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
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
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
Wachendorff’s WDGA series absolute encoders offer significant advantages for demanding precision measurement tasks

Wachendorff’s WDGA series absolute encoders ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Wachendorff’s WDGA series multi-turn absolute encoders are well-proven for their highly precise performance, robustness, and long working life for precision measurement and motion control applications across a broad range...

2022-03-25
Detects any object even from a distance: Reliable detection with the new optical sensors OT300 and OT500

Detects any object even from a distance ...

Baumer adds new OT300 and OT500 sensors to their portfolio of photoelectric sensors. The sensors offer a large detection range of up to 2.6 m thanks to time-of-flight measurement. Independent of the angle of installation, the sensors will reliably...

2022-03-22
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
Industrial Ethernet Encoder: Absolute, Compact and Future ready

Industrial Ethernet Encoder: Absolute, Compact

SIKO GmbH: The term Industry 4.0 is on everyone’s mind. Industry 4.0 doesn’t just refer to the intelligent networking of sensors and machines, but rather to the possibility of providing solutions, which make your processes and...

2022-03-17
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
High-performance subminiature blue light sensor for all types  of detection tasks

High-performance subminiature blue light sensor

SensoPart: With its long range and two switching outputs, SensoPart's new BlueLight subminiature sensor FT 10-BHD is suited to an extensive range of applications, while offering extremely compact dimensions. The South German manufacturer SensoPart...

2022-03-11
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
Compact 36mm absolute rotary encoders with analog Interface

Compact 36mm absolute rotary encoders with ...

SIKO GmbH: Whether in factory automation, process or medical technology, the complexity and uptime requirements are constantly increasing. This increases the demand for ever smarter sensors where limited space is available. With the new AV3650M...

2022-02-18
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
Inspecting the sharpness of band knives

Inspecting the sharpness of band knives

Micro-Epsilon: Foam cutting machines must ensure a constant cutting quality, which requires among other things a perfect condition of the cutting blades. Laser profile scanners from Micro-Epsilon are used to test the knife sharpness. Foam cutting...

2022-02-14
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
Robust magnetic encoders offer increased application flexibility: Wachendorff’s WDGP incremental encoders have freely definable pulse number

Robust magnetic encoders offer increased ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Wachendorff Automation, the encoder and measurement systems manufacturer, has launched a new variant of its well-proven industrial grade rotary encoders that feature a freely definable pulse count. The new WDGP series,...

2022-02-07
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