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SONOTEC presents ultrasonic flow sensors at SEMICON Europa for the first time

SONOTEC presents ultrasonic flow sensors at ...

SONOTEC: After one year of successful cooperation, SONOTEC and its strategic distribution partner S3 Alliance jointly participate at the SEMICON Europa in Munich at the shared booth B11003 in hall B1. SONOTEC presents, among other relevant...

2021-10-21
Thermal IR emitters at a glance

Thermal IR emitters at a glance

Micro-Hybrid: Measurement and monitoring - pulsed thermal IR emitters for NDIR gas detection with low power consumption, high emissivity and long lifetime. We offer various NAC or C-MOSI® MEMS-based IR emitters with true blackbody radiation...

2021-10-20
Gyroscope CoriSENS - correct installation

Gyroscope CoriSENS - correct installation

Micro-Hybrid: Technical parameters, mechanical dimensions, assembly and handling instructions - the manual for the CoriSENS sensor explains all the important facts in accordance with DIN EN 50155. The CoriSENS single-axis gyro sensor, based on...

2021-10-20
Why Actiw integrates Zemic load cells in their LoadPlate®

Why Actiw integrates Zemic load cells in ...

Zemic Europe: Many companies make use of transport by containers and trucks. What if the loading of containers and trucks could be done much more efficiently? Actiw 's mission is to help companies do this. Actiw is one of the leading outbound...

2021-10-19
Chemotherapy Patients Benefit from Optimum Coolant Flow During Treatment

Chemotherapy Patients Benefit from Optimum ...

Titan Enterprises celebrates over 10 years of partnership development with Paxman Coolers Ltd as the company reports over 4,000 Paxman scalp-cooling systems are now installed around the world, reducing the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced...

2021-10-18
Mass market electric vehicles getting revved up for launch

Mass market electric vehicles getting revved ...

Sensor Technology: Saietta Group Ltd is a UK based research and development company which designs motors for light-weight electric vehicle (EV) propulsion. The company’s latest innovation is the ‘S-AC’ which is an ultra-efficient...

2021-10-15
World’s First Flying Hydrogen Boat Uses Senix ToughSonic Ultrasonic Level Sensors

World’s First Flying Hydrogen Boat Uses Senix ..

Senix Corporation: Who could design, test, and build the world’s first flying hydrogen-powered racing boat – all within one year? The Delft University of Technology’s Solar Boat Team successfully proved up to the challenge and...

2021-10-12
SONOTEC presents high accuracy flow meters for enhanced process quality and reproducibility at the Interphex show in New York

SONOTEC presents high accuracy flow meters ...

SONOTEC is back on the road again and presents its leading SONOFLOW® CO.55 clamp-on flow meters at the Interphex 2021 in New York. The highly accurate sensors are used in a wide range of applications, starting from process development to...

2021-10-06
Monitoring of pentane gas (EX) in foam production, Zagreb

Monitoring of pentane gas (EX) in foam ...

MSR-Electronic: Gas sensors from MSR-Electronic monitor individual production steps in ATEX zone 1 and 2. Who doesn't know it - the much-used polystyrene, popularly known as Styrofoam. Whether for insulating buildings to save a lot of CO2 or for...

2021-10-06
Application Note: Onboard truck and trailer weighing: Variohm supplies Zemic load cells to Onboard Solutions & Sons

Application Note: Onboard truck and trailer ...

Variohm: Onboard Solutions & Sons is an onboard vehicle weighing specialist covering the installation, diagnostics, repair, and maintenance for load cell-based weighing systems on HGVs and other commercial trucks and trailers. From its main...

2021-10-05
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Precision matters: core sensing relies on ...

HBK: The drive shaft as a key component of the drive units of plants, machines and commercial vehicles is subjected to high loads, especially when used in harsh environments. Companies perform maintenance work at regular intervals to ensure full...

2021-10-01
CO sensors monitor 700 parking spaces at Al Mutahidah Towers, Qatar

CO sensors monitor 700 parking spaces at Al ...

MSR-Electronic: Gas alarm devices from MSR-Electronic protect people and parking areas from increased CO concentrations on several parking decks. Pure luxury meets maximum safety. The Al Mutahidah Towers offers apartments of different sizes along...

2021-09-30
Pilz offers new radar sensors plus analysing unit for safe protection zone monitoring - Safe protection zone monitoring, including for robotics!

Pilz offers new radar sensors plus analysing ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: For safe protection zone monitoring even in rugged conditions, the Pilz portfolio now includes another sensor for the safe radar system PSENradar: the new radar sensor PSEN rd1.2 can be used for Cat. 3 / PL d and so can...

2021-09-29
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Capacitive silicone force sensor SXTSC by Sateco

Sateco XT AG: The human hand exhibits a dexterity yet unmatched by technology. Force sensors can close this gap by offering feedback on the grip force, thus avoiding damage to delicate and fragile objects such as food and human body. The...

2021-09-29
Maximum process transparency with robust 360° process visualization

Maximum process transparency with robust 360° ..

Baumer: What medium is currently in the tank? Is the process proceeding as planned or are the values outside the tolerance limits? Plant operators can effortlessly get all this information at a glance with the robust 360° KingCrown process...

2021-09-28
Real-world torque measurements enable electric car competition to go virtual

Real-world torque measurements enable ...

Sensor Technology: Young technologists from the University of Sheffield alleviated their disappointment at the Covid-cancellation of Shell Eco Challenge Rally by instead developing a computer simulation tool for predicting electric cars’...

2021-09-27
Optical rotary torque sensors suitable for low torque and high band width measurements

Optical rotary torque sensors suitable for ...

Sensor Technology has set new benchmark performance standards for optical rotary torque transducers, with the launch of the digital ORT 230/240 series. These new optical rotary torque sensors are ideal for applications when the demand is for low...

2021-09-24
Encoders with an SAE J1939 Interface

Encoders with an SAE J1939 Interface

Turck has extended its comprehensive encoder portfolio with new encoders featuring the SAE J1939 interface, which is particularly used in mobile equipment. The encoders are now available in Turck's Industrial and Efficiency Line as single or...

2021-09-24
BraunAbility Has Chosen Senix Wide Beam Sensors for their Object Detection Application in Their Mobility Transportation Solutions

BraunAbility Has Chosen Senix Wide Beam Sensors

Senix Corporation: BraunAbility has grown from a modest small-town entrepreneurial venture with a handful of employees to a global company with over 1200 employees serving more than 70 countries. For over 45 years, BraunAbility has been committed...

2021-09-20
Inertial Labs Lowest Cost Multi-Frequency and Multi-Constellation Solution Yet

Inertial Labs Lowest Cost Multi-Frequency ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: The new INS-BU is a high performance strapdown system that determines position, velocity, and absolute orientation to any platform that it is mounted to. It utilizes a cost-effective, single antenna U-Blox GNSS receiver that provides 1...

2021-09-16
Monitoring of landfill gas in the disposal sector and in nearby residential areas

Monitoring of landfill gas in the disposal ...

MSR-Electronic Protection against landfill gas using gas sensors and controllers from MSR-Electronic. Waste deposits are teeming with organic material that produces so-called landfill gas due to biochemical metabolic processes. It has a strong...

2021-09-14
High resolution depth mapping of organic material

High resolution depth mapping of organic ...

Micro-Epsilon: Laser profile scanners from Micro-Epsilon perform true 3D measurements based on calibrated data. TU-Darmstadt already uses this technology. The powerful 3D sensors of the scanCONTROL 2900 series perform high-resolution measurements...

2021-09-13
Very cool even when it's hot – cameras with an integrated cooling pipe provide high-precision images

Very cool even when it's hot – cameras with ...

Baumer: The Baumer portfolio includes industrial cameras with a cooling pipe integrated directly into the housing for highly precise image capture or for image acquisition in very warm environments. These allow the new CX.XC models to be cooled with...

2021-09-10
Innovative 3D snapshot sensor for inline inspection of geometry, shapes and surfaces

Innovative 3D snapshot sensor for inline ...

Micro-Epsilon: The innovative surfaceCONTROL 3D 3500 sensor from Micro-Epsilon is used for high-precision inline 3D measurements. With a repeatability of up to 0.4 µm in the z-axis, the sensor reaches a new performance level. The snapshot...

2021-09-09
New Novotechnik RFE-3200 angle sensor perfectly suits mobile machinery and off-highway position measurement

New Novotechnik RFE-3200 angle sensor ...

Variohm EuroSensor: New from the German sensor specialist and available in the UK from Variohm EuroSensor, RFE-3200 series angle sensors are built for precision rotary position sensing tasks in the harsh environments encountered in agricultural...

2021-09-08
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
Laser distance sensor LAW - Easy handling of high  precision

Laser distance sensor LAW - Easy handling of ...

Waycon: As the successor to the LAM series, laser distance sensors of the LAW series offer a linearity of 2 µm and a resolution of 0.06 µm with a measuring range of 4 mm. Unlike its predecessor, the LAW series has integrated...

2021-08-24
Saving time is saving money

Saving time is saving money

Micro-Hybrid: Gain advantages on the way to market launch: competitive edge thanks to test measurements that can be performed at short notice of frequently used gases such as CO2, CO, HC, SF6, NOX, H2O, NO, SO2 in industrial applications. With...

2021-08-11
Acceleration sensors for derailment protection

Acceleration sensors for derailment protection

Micro-Hybrid: Critical accelerations in rail traffic can cause high damage. Sensors can detect these vibrations and initiate appropriate countermeasures in good time - for the protection of people and materials. The AccTRANS acceleration sensor...

2021-08-10
Software Release for Preventive Maintenance, SONAPHONE® DataSuite S (Server) for Company Networks

Software Release for Preventive Maintenance ...

SONOTEC: With the software release of the SONAPHONE DataSuite S (Server) for the SONAPHONE digital ultrasonic testing device, SONOTEC introduces for the first time a workgroup license of the established maintenance PC software. SONAPHONE...

2021-08-10
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