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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
Performant 3D snapshot sensor

Performant 3D snapshot sensor

Micro-Epsilon: The 3D snapshot sensor surfaceCONTROL 3D 3200 is the right choice for precise geometry, shape and surface measurements on matt surfaces. The sensor has been developed for automated inline quality inspection. Its high z-axis...

2022-05-19
CO2 gas monitoring for natural substance extraction processes

CO2 gas monitoring for natural substance ...

MSR-Electronic digital gas sensors monitor CO2 and lack of oxygen. Supercritical CO2 extraction is a proven, environmentally-friendly, guaranteed chemical- and solvent-residue-free process, which is used to generate a wide variety of extracts and...

2022-05-17
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
Drama as Helicopter sensor flies into theatre role

Drama as Helicopter sensor flies into theatre role

Sensor Technology: With theatres striving to create breath-taking spectacles and leave the audience gasping for more, there is often world-class engineering behind the scenes. A British company is developing technology to ensure safety when...

2022-05-12
SONOTEC launches new generation of its high accuracy clamp-on flow meter SONOFLOW CO.55

SONOTEC launches new generation of its high ...

SONOTEC: Ultrasonic specialist SONOTEC enhanced its SONOFLOW® CO.55 non-contact flow meter to increase the efficiency throughout PAT-related upstream and downstream processes in biotechnology applications. The new SONOFLOW CO.55 V3.0 sensor...

2022-05-11
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
Variohm launch new medical NTC thermistor

Variohm launch new medical NTC thermistor

Variohm EuroSensor: Expanding its comprehensive range of temperature sensors, Variohm EuroSensor has developed a new NTC thermistor especially designed for medical equipment use and particularly aimed at sensing small temperature changes in body...

2022-04-26
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

SXTSC Capacitive silicone force sensor by Sateco

Sateco AG is improving the contact options for its innovative SXTSC silicone force sensor with a robust crimp contact. The connector enhances the reliability of the sensor and makes it easier to integrate into customized systems.

2022-04-25
Case Study: Speedboost of leading infrared sensor company Exergen, impacting the output of a publicly held, industrial manufacturing company

Case Study: Speedboost of leading infrared ...

CleverIR: A publicly held, international manufacturer and marketer whose products help customers increase productivity and performance and include high-performance labels, signs, safety devices, printing systems and software. The company is well...

2022-04-15
Electronic microsystems and sensors for medical technology

Electronic microsystems and sensors for ...

Micro-Hybrid develops and produces sophisticated products as an essential part of medical devices. If we were to list all the applications for electronics and sensors in medical technology, we would not have enough space in this article.

2022-04-14

White paper: how to achieve optimum sensor ...

CleverIR: Exergen IRt/c sensors are small, passive devices with very high performance levels. The passive nature of the IRt/c’s results in very small repeatability and interchangeability errors, and an unprecedented long term stability....

2022-04-13
New emitters online!

New emitters online!

Micro-Hybrid: Wide range of IR sources available from stock. We now have new infrared emitters in stock in numerous variants for NDIR gas analysis in the industry, medical technology, and aerospace. The thermal IR emitters from Micro-Hybrid...

2022-04-08
New Flow-Bubble Sensor SONOFLOW CO.56 Pro V2.0 Meets Highest Medical Standards for Maximum Patient Safety

New Flow-Bubble Sensor SONOFLOW CO.56 Pro ...

SONOTEC: At the MD&M West show, the international market place for medical design and manufacturing (April 12-14, 2022, Anaheim, USA), SONOTEC launches the second generation of the SONOFLOW® CO.56 Pro flow-bubble sensor. By improving the...

2022-04-05
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
University of Vienna relies on high safety in CO gas detection

University of Vienna relies on high safety ...

MSR-Electronic: Today, the University of Vienna is one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe as well as the largest research and educational institution in Austria. The universities of Padua and Genoa were the inspiration for its...

2022-04-01
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
Gas monitoring during the packaging of food in a modified atmosphere

Gas monitoring during the packaging of food ...

MSR-Electronic: Packaging is essential. Nevertheless, it is important to choose a type of packaging that minimises environmental impact. Modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) is a technology for keeping food fresh. It involves replacing the natural...

2022-03-11
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
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