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Position sensors

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

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
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
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...

2021-11-26
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 –...

2021-11-22
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
Capacitive M8/M12 Sensors with IO-Link

Capacitive M8/M12 Sensors with IO-Link

Turck is presenting new capacitive sensors in the M8 and M12 metal housing for flush or non-flush mounting. The robust IO-Link devices with protection to IP67 are compact and offer versatile use, particularly for detecting objects in production,...

2021-11-04
POSITAL rotary encoders available in space-saving 27 mm-long housing

POSITAL rotary encoders available in ...

FRABA group: Position and motion sensor specialist POSITAL has announced new models of its popular IXARC rotary encoders with housings that are only 27 mm long. This reduced length, combined with a diameter of only 36 mm, means that these...

2021-10-26
POSITAL upgrades PROFINET interface for absolute rotary encoders

POSITAL upgrades PROFINET interface for ...

POSITAL has upgraded the performance of the PROFINET communications interface for their IXARC series of absolute encoders. The speed of the interface has been increased, reducing cycle time by a factor of eight (new:125 μs). In addition, new...

2021-08-27
APPLICATION NOTE - Made for harsh environments: Variohm EuroSensor leads the way for motorsport sensors

APPLICATION NOTE - Made for harsh environments:

Variohm EuroSensor: Subjected to large temperature extremes, elevated shock and vibration levels as well as exposure to dirt, oil and corrosive fluids, sensors used in the motorsports industry for monitoring position, pressure and...

2021-08-04
POSITAL kit encoders certified for compliance with BiSS interface standards

POSITAL kit encoders certified for compliance ..

POSITAL has received certificates of compliance for its family of kit encoders that feature BiSS C interfaces. These encoders are designed to be installed in motors or drives, providing the control system with position feedback to over single- or...

2021-07-30
Industrial distance measurements using robust draw-wire sensors

Industrial distance measurements using robust ..

Micro-Epsilon’s wireSENSOR WPS-K draw-wire sensors are designed for industrial displacement and distance measurements. These stand out due to their precision and reliability. Furthermore, they are easy to install. Their price/performance...

2021-07-21
More advantages with Temposonics R-Series V PROFINET

More advantages with Temposonics R-Series V ...

Temposonics: With functions such as machine monitoring and predictive maintenance, the focus of the new sensor generation is Industry 4.0. With the update, this output option will take on an even more important role in optimizing productivity in...

2021-07-21
Optimized laser sensors for structured and metallic surfaces

Optimized laser sensors for structured and ...

Micro-Epsilon’s optoNCDT 1900LL sensors are designed for distance measurements on metallic and structured surfaces. These sensors use a small laser line in order to achieve precise measurements on inhomogeneous surfaces. optoNCDT 1900LL...

2021-07-15
Automated monitoring of a coil diameter

Automated monitoring of a coil diameter

Micro-Epsilon: In order to precisely determine the changeover time of coils, optoNCDT ILR2250-100 laser distance sensors from Micro-Epsilon continuously detect the coil diameter with highest precision. They can also be used in harsh industrial...

2021-07-12
High-performance laser distance sensor for large measurement distances in industrial applications

High-performance laser distance sensor for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The high-performance optoNCDT ILR2250 laser distance sensor is used whenever large measuring ranges and high accuracy are required. The optoNCDT ILR2250 can be installed at distances up to 100 m, and even up to 150 m with a...

2021-06-23
Filling level monitoring on barrel pumps

Filling level monitoring on barrel pumps

Micro-Epsilon: Consumable components such as greases, silicones and pastes are supplied by barrel pumps. In order to keep the production processes running, these components must be permanently available. This requires accurate filling level...

2021-06-22
Inductive eddyNCDT 3060 displacement measuring system now offers even more application possibilities

Inductive eddyNCDT 3060 displacement ...

Micro-Epsilon: The powerful eddyNCDT 3060 displacement measuring system is now even more flexible than before. The sensor portfolio has been supplemented by measuring ranges of 6 and 8 mm. This opens up new fields of application in almost every...

2021-06-22
Compact laser sensor for industrial series applications

Compact laser sensor for industrial series ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1220 laser sensor series from Micro-Epsilon represents distance measuring sensors with integrated controller. Measuring rates up to 1 kHz and a repeatability from 1 µm ensure reliable measurements. These laser...

2021-06-18
New video from Novotechnik: Rotary position sensors for mobile machinery

New video from Novotechnik: Rotary position ...

Variohm EuroSensor: As mechanisation and automation systems for mobile machinery used in construction, agriculture, municipal and related industries become progressively more sophisticated, the need for fit for purpose position sensor technology...

2021-06-08
New Encoder Portfolio

New Encoder Portfolio

Balluff: In industrial applications, process cycles are precisely timed. In order to meet them, the control of rotational and conveyor speeds as well as the exact positioning of workpieces is essential. The new rotary encoders from Balluff...

2021-06-07
New position measuring system

New position measuring system

Balluff: Crane systems are used throughout the world in industry for transporting goods in intralogistics, warehouses and production processes. Laser sensors are usually used to determine the correct position and avoid collisions between cranes....

2021-06-04
Capacitive measuring system for long signal transmission paths

Capacitive measuring system for long signal ...

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT DT61x4 is an active, capacitive system for displacement, distance and position measurements in industrial applications. It includes an active sensor and integrated preamplifier and enables long cable connections up to...

2021-05-17
Reliable measurement from the first rotation

Reliable measurement from the first rotation

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT CST6110 capacitive measuring system detects speed from the first rotation. This robust sensor system measures rotational speeds up to 400,000 rpm in drives, on rotor blades and position marks on shafts. The new capaNCDT...

2021-05-17
Phoenix America’s R2 series absolute rotary position sensors suit heavy duty position feedback tasks

Phoenix America’s R2 series absolute rotary ...

Variohm EuroSensor: R2 series absolute angle sensors from Phoenix America provide accurate and environmentally robust 12-bit resolution position measurement with standard or user-specified output curves from 60⁰ to 360⁰ total range. Available...

2021-05-10
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
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
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
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
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