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Measuring Wheel Systems for Length and Speed Measurement with Encoders

Measuring Wheel Systems for Length and Speed ...

Turck has added spring arms and measuring wheels to its encoder portfolio, thus offering a reliable solution for measuring linear moving objects. The freely combinable spring arms and measuring wheel systems enable the measurement of lengths and...

2022-09-29
One sensor with IO-Link and eight positions to measure? Now possible!

One sensor with IO-Link and eight positions ...

Temposonics, company of the Amphenol Group, announces the expansion of the Temposonics® E-Series IO-Link for industrial applications. These linear position sensors with IO-Link are now available with multi-position measurement, enabling the...

2022-09-26
POSITAL LINARIX sensors: rugged linear position sensors with optimized accuracy

POSITAL LINARIX sensors: rugged linear position

FRABA group: POSITAL LINARIX linear positions sensors have been updated with extra-heavy-duty draw-wire mechanisms and with a convenient pre-scaling option for devices with analog communications interfaces. LINARIX position sensors are ideal for a...

2022-09-23
Straightforward CW/CCW throttle position sensing: Variohm’s VTP11 rotary sensor combines resistive element technology and convenient D-shaft mounting in an IP66 sealed design

Straightforward CW/CCW throttle position sensing

Variohm EuroSensor’s VTP11 series rotary position sensor continues to impress for affordable throttle position sensing throughout motorsports. Its thoroughly proven resistive element technology, based on a conductive plastic track and...

2022-09-22
Breakthrough in Energy Harvesting

Breakthrough in Energy Harvesting

FRABA group: UBITO, a member of the FRABA family of technology companies, has announced a breakthrough in its development of Wiegand technology as an energy source for smart sensors. After more than two years of effort at FRABA’s R&D...

2022-09-22
Safe with only one sensor

Safe with only one sensor

Leuze electronic: In the past, system manufacturers had to use two sensors and two different technologies for position detection. But not anymore: The new FBPS 600i safety bar code positioning system from Leuze enables position detection with a...

2022-09-19
Absolute position and speed data for automation and drive technology

Absolute position and speed data for automation

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...

2022-09-19
More safety for biogas plants using CH4 gas monitoring

More safety for biogas plants using CH4 gas ...

MSR-Electronic: Gas sensors from MSR-Electronic in Lower Bavaria ensure safety at biogas plants. Biogas has proven to be a very good alternative of natural energy generation and is particularly in demand due to its weather-independent production....

2022-09-13
Wachendorff Automation’s digital lift shaft measurement systems are available from Variohm EuroSensor

Wachendorff Automation’s digital lift shaft ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Wachendorff Automation GmbH is a developer and producer of rotary encoders, motor feedback devices and complete measuring systems with a strong reputation for delivering highly robust and reliable solutions across a broad range...

2022-09-05
Centerpiece for non-contact temperature measurement

Centerpiece for non-contact temperature ...

Micro-Hybrid: MTS IR thermopile detectors for various applications such as smart home, fabrication of metal, glass, ceramics, thermal inspection or monitoring in combustion chambers. Temperature is one of the primary indicators of process...

2022-09-02
Welcome to CIOE 2022

Welcome to CIOE 2022

Micro-Hybrid: The China International Optoelectronic Exposition is one of the world's leading trade fairs in the field of optoelectronics. From September 07 to 09, 2022, our colleagues will be at CIOE in Shenzhen. We are going to present products...

2022-08-23
Gas analysis project in industrial application?

Gas analysis project in industrial application?

Micro-Hybrid: Evaluation of emitter and detector options for various measurement tasks using the NDIR bundle "industrial gases" - developers save valuable project hours searching for different suppliers of infrared components. Speed up your...

2022-08-19
APPLICATION NOTE: Gibson Technology choose Variohm EuroSensor D-shaft throttle position sensors for Le Mans 2022

APPLICATION NOTE: Gibson Technology choose ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Based in Repton, Derbyshire, Gibson Technology is a world leading manufacturer of motorsports powertrains encompassing engines, electronics, and electronic gearshift systems. In abundant action across the globe supporting teams...

2022-08-17
Competitively priced harsh-environment linear position measurement: Heavy duty, inductive linear position sensor range offers long-life and maximum reliability

Competitively priced harsh-environment linear ..

Variohm EuroSensor: The ILT series linear position sensors from Variohm EuroSensor’s sister company Ixthus Instrumentation are a cost-effective choice for precision linear measurement tasks in harsh duty areas such as construction and...

2022-08-05
Magnetic Position Sensors with IO-Link

Magnetic Position Sensors with IO-Link

Turck has extended its offering of compact position sensors with the WIM-IOL series for detecting magnetic pistons in pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders. The new series consists of eight sensors with IO-Link 1.1, covering measuring ranges from 32 mm...

2022-08-05
The NDIR Emitter Kit - what's in it?

The NDIR Emitter Kit - what's in it?

Micro-Hybrid: With this set consisting of several IR sources and a CO2 detector you can: Test different packaging variants of the emitter in your measuring system, Try out combinations with our CO2 thermopile, Check a planned design in the...

2022-08-02
POSITAL Extends Product Finder Portal to Include Kit Encoders

POSITAL Extends Product Finder Portal to ...

FRABA group: Encoder-maker POSITAL has updated its online Product Finder tool to include the company’s extensive line of kit encoders. Kit (or modular) encoders are designed to be integrated into electric motors or other types of rotating...

2022-07-27
New eddy current sensors with wider measuring ranges and high  accuracy

New eddy current sensors with wider measuring ..

Eddylab: With an extended measuring range up to 45mm, the new eddy current sensor series completes the product portfolio of eddylab GmbH and at the same time combines all advantages of a non-contact eddy current measuring principle: With wear-free...

2022-07-26
Thickness measurement of strip and coatings in the battery industry

Thickness measurement of strip and coatings ...

Micro-Epsilon: Measurement technology being used in numerous manufacturing steps in battery production must respond to extremely high requirements in terms of accuracy, performance and robustness. Therefore, high precision distance sensors, laser...

2022-07-25
Hygienic bimetal thermometer

Hygienic bimetal thermometer

WIKA: The requirements of the pharmaceutical industry, the food industry and also biotechnology are met by the new bimetal thermometer from WIKA, the model TG58SA. The display instrument is in an ASME BPE-compliant design, meets the 3-A Sanitary...

2022-07-22
Sensors will define the future of production and technology

Sensors will define the future of production ...

Sensor Technology: This past year it has been difficult to open an engineering magazine and not read about the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0 or Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2MC). But all the hype and predictions will come to naught...

2022-07-21

Maximize Growth of Plants by optimizing ...

CleverIR: The internet of agricultural things (IoAT) has revolutionary potential called The Third Green Revolution. A smart web of sensors like non contact temperature sensors, drones, and other connected devices allows for an unprecedented level...

2022-07-18
Multi-peak white light interferometers for industrial measurement tasks and nanometer accuracy

Multi-peak white light interferometers for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product group of white light interferometers represents the most precise sensors in Micro-Epsilon's overall portfolio. From now on, the interferoMETER series is also available as multi-peak systems, which opens up numerous new...

2022-07-18

Monitoring stomatal opening: sufficient opening

CleverIR: Stomata play a crucial role in the assimilation, moisture and energy balance of a crop. Too limited an opening inhibits growth. However, if stomata are open further than necessary, the extra evaporation leads to unnecessary energy...

2022-07-15
H2 variety - on the safe side with reliable gas detection

H2 variety - on the safe side with reliable ...

MSR-Electronic monitors gases in H2 research, H2 production as well as in H2 transport and H2 mobility. Grey, blue, turquoise or green hydrogen? Depending on the type of production used, different colours are assigned to the hydrogen even though...

2022-07-14
Why use strain gauges and miniature sensors of Zemic Europe in consumer electronics?

Why use strain gauges and miniature sensors ...

Zemic Europe: At Zemic Europe we receive an increasing amount of inquiries for strain gauges and force sensors for the use in consumer electronics. As this market segment is relatively new for the traditional weighing market, it motivates us to...

2022-07-13
Maximizing growth of bell pepper plants by optimizing climate conditions through infrared temperature solutions

Maximizing growth of bell pepper plants by ...

CleverIR: The internet of agricultural things (IoAT) has revolutionary potential called The Third Green Revolution. A smart web of sensors, cameras, robots, drones and other connected devices allows for an unprecedented level of control and...

2022-07-12
Distance measurement with laser sensor technology

Distance measurement with laser sensor ...

Waycon: Laser sensors (also optoelectronic sensors) are used in many fields of industry and research, to measure distances reliably and quickly. In doing so, triangulation, runtime measurement or phase shift methods are normally used for the...

2022-07-12
NEW embedded optical speed sensor

NEW embedded optical speed sensor

OPTEL-TEXYS: Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, OPTEL-TEXYS is proud to introduce its brand-new optical speed sensor: 152 G7-E. This lightweight product can automatically adjust its parameters to detect rotating parts in most cases. Its...

2022-07-11
Exergen Global expands its AutoSmart IRt/c product line with the AGRI version focused on smartly enhancing accurate results in horicultural market

Exergen Global expands its AutoSmart IRt/c ...

Exergen Global announced the AGRI edition as its latest addition to its extensive AutoSmart IRt/c family line which already consisted of 11 AutoSmart IRt/c sensors. The AutoSmart Transmitter is the first transmitter in the world capable of...

2022-07-05
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