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Position measurement

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Position measurement:

Draw Wire Sensor MH60 – effective application in harsh environments

Draw Wire Sensor MH60 – effective application ..

Waycon: High demands are made on sensors, particularly in the area of mobile hydraulic applications. There is a growing demand for precise measuring processes in the area of mobile hydraulics, given that a reliable and safe...

2018-04-20
Powerful laser sensor features large measuring ranges

Powerful laser sensor features large ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product range of the new optoNCDT 1750 laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon has been extended with new measuring ranges of 500mm and 750mm. With these additional models, the laser sensor can now be applied in fast, high precision...

2018-04-16
New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer service life

New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer ...

Micro-Epsilon: Compared to draw-wire sensors based on a conventional potentiometer, the new wireSENSOR WPS-MK88 U45R with a non-contact potentiometer achieves 8 times more working cycles, which extends the sensor’s service life to its...

2018-04-13
Magnetostrictive linear position sensor for explosion hazard areas

Magnetostrictive linear position sensor for ...

Balluff: Control and shut-off valves are used for oil and gas transmission in refineries and petrochemical plants. The valve position is regulated using the position measuring systems, because they are extremely reliable, especially in very harsh...

2018-04-11
Smart laser triangulation displacement sensors

Smart laser triangulation displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 laser sensors offer a unique combination of speed, compact size, performance and application versatility. Their high measurement accuracy and measuring rate enable dynamic measurements of displacement, distance and...

2017-12-12
Prototype of motor feedback sensor unveiled at sps ipc drives 2017

Prototype of motor feedback sensor unveiled ...

SIKO GmbH, the measurement equipment manufacturer from Buchenbach, took an unusual step at exhibition stand 300 in hall 4a of sps ipc drives 2017 in presenting the disguised prototype of a sensor for motor feedback applications that is still under...

2017-11-28
Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme Environments

Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme ...

Kaman Precision Products: It takes an extremely durable design to make reliable measurements in extreme conditions. Extreme environment position/displacement sensors perform where most sensors cannot survive. These sensors are designed to operate...

2017-11-23
Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2017-11-21
Two Birds with One Stone Inductive Position Measurement - ready for Industry 4.0

Two Birds with One Stone Inductive Position ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new PMI F90 inductive positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs can precisely detect the absolute position of one actuator as well as the distance between two. Thanks to IO-Link technology, the system has comprehensive communication...

2017-11-15
Safe positioning monitoring : Concepts for machine safety

Safe positioning monitoring : Concepts for ...

Leuze electronic: Machine safety is growing in importance and is, thus, becoming an integral part of machine design. In addition to the moral obligation to protect and preserve the health of their employees, the topic of machine safety is also a...

2017-10-10
Inductive position detection in tight spaces

Inductive position detection in tight spaces

Baumer: In machine tool spindles, miniature grippers, or robotics, space runs out in a hurry. Every integrator knows the pain of trying to get cable runs to work in the system, without compromising the sensor performance. With its new IFRM 03...

2017-08-16
Inclination sensors – angular measurement in harsh environments

Inclination sensors – angular measurement in ...

Baumer: When it comes to tough outdoor use, many sensors reach their limits. Inclination sensors by sensor expert Baumer stand for maximum reliability and durability even in a harsh environment. Thanks to the extremely robust and resilient design,...

2017-08-02
Motor Feedback – absolute measurement!

Motor Feedback – absolute measurement!

SIKO GmbH: The measurement of motor feedback is particularly important for large three-phase motors or torque motors. Now, with the MSAC501 absolute sensor, SIKO offers a truly absolute solution for precisely this application. The exact sensor...

2017-07-28
Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Micro-Epsilon: Laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors equipped with a blue-laser diode offer numerous advantages over red-diode lasers. For decades, sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon has played a leading role in measurement...

2017-07-05
New laser sensor provides high performance

New laser sensor provides high performance

Micro-Epsilon: The compact optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor designed for displacement and distance measurements offers new features combined with robustness and reliability. Based on an innovative web interface, the new laser sensor stands out due to...

2017-07-05
New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The latest models in the magneto-inductive range of displacement sensors stand out due to their robust design combined with state-of-the-art sensor technology. The sensor design ensures its long term reliability. Furthermore, the...

2017-07-05
Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Micro-Epsilon: Specially developed for displacement, distance and position measurements in OEM and high volume applications, the new capacitive capaNCDT 6112 controllers offer a unique combination of high speed and compact size. A bandwidth...

2017-07-04
One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm measuring range

One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 is by now also available with a measuring range of 500mm. It is therefore the smallest laser sensor in the market that offers such a large measuring range combined with high measurement accuracy. This smart laser...

2017-07-04
Linear potentiometer LRW2/3 - Maximum precision with many measuring points

Linear potentiometer LRW2/3 - Maximum precision

Waycon: With their LRW2/3 series linear potentiometers, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik offers precise and cost-effective sensors that are used in test engineering to check dimensional stability – particularly when there are a...

2017-05-17
optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines speed and precision

optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 2300-2DR uses blue laser light and is specially designed for displacement and distance measurements on directly reflecting surfaces. On reflective and shiny surfaces, the sensor operates at high speed and provides...

2017-05-15
Quality control of rubber seals on the basis of height measurements

Quality control of rubber seals on the basis ...

Baumer: The measurement of object height is an important aspect in quality control applications. With the PosCon HM light-section sensor, Baumer offers a unique, compact measuring device for this kind of tasks. The smart, pre-configured profile...

2017-04-18
optoNCDT 1420 now with laser class 1

optoNCDT 1420 now with laser class 1

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 laser triangulation sensors are now also available with laser class 1. With this laser class, the radiated power is at a maximum of 390µW. Therefore, costly protective measures that correlate with laser class...

2017-03-13
Capacitive sensors KS – highly accurate even under difficult measurement circumstances

Capacitive sensors KS – highly accurate even ...

Waycon offers an excellent solution for measurement tasks, when high-resolution sensors are required to measure on challenging targets in difficult environments: The capacitive sensor series KS. As the target's material and surface have no...

2017-03-07
Contactless Speed and Length Sensors from RIFTEK

Contactless Speed and Length Sensors from RIFTEK

RIFTEK: The sensors are intended for contactless measurement of speed and length of moving surfaces and objects, for example, wires, strips, tubes, fibers, films, paper, hot steel, vehicles. The Series includes two...

2017-03-06
Contactless Angle Sensor for Ex Areas

Contactless Angle Sensor for Ex Areas

Turck's Ri-DSU35 is the first contactless inductive angle sensor that also has ATEX and IEC-Ex approval for use in zones 1 and 21. Compared to dual sensors, the Ri-DSU35 offers considerable benefits for the position measurement of valves and stop...

2016-11-10
Draw wire sensors in mobile applications

Draw wire sensors in mobile applications

Waycon: The relevance of precise position detection is growing in the mobile hydraulics market. Exact positioning of stabiliser legs on crane trucks, for example, is essential to ensure the physical integrity of people and...

2016-11-10
Modern, industrial capacitive sensors

Modern, industrial capacitive sensors

Micro-Epsilon: Capacitive sensors are designed for non-contact measurement of displacement, distance and position. They stand out due to long-term stability, reliability and temperature stability. The capacitive measuring principle is usually not...

2016-09-15
Laser sensors with even more flexibility due to new measuring ranges

Laser sensors with even more flexibility ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1320 and 1420 laser triangulation sensors from Micro-Epsilon are now even more versatile. Additional measuring ranges of 100mm and 200mm enable even more application possibilities in terms of displacement, distance...

2016-09-14
Innovative height measurement of objects with the light section sensor PosCon HM

Innovative height measurement of objects ...

Baumer: PosCon HM is a unique, compact measuring unit for the intelligent height measurement of objects with 5 key figures. PosCon HM not only measures the maximum, minimum and average height of objects but provides the standard deviation and the...

2016-04-27
Linear position sensors for professional mountain bike set-up

Linear position sensors for professional ...

Variohm: As in all areas of elite sports, teams and competitors go to great lengths to ensure their equipment set-up is optimised for the best possible performance levels. This is certainly the case for Loic Bruni, the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike &...

2016-04-21
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