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Thickness and structure measurement of solar wafers

Thickness and structure measurement of solar ...

Micro-Epsilon: For quality monitoring after the sawing process, solar wafers require reliable thickness and structure measurement. The capacitive displacement sensors in the capaNCDT series measure reliably and with high precision. For this...

2024-06-17
Unrivaled robustness: The new Baumer ultrasonic sensor UF401V for Mobile Machines

Unrivaled robustness: The new Baumer ...

Baumer: You can rely on Baumer sensors – on the shop floor hall and in harsh outdoor conditions. The most recent example is the UF401V ultrasonic sensor, which was particularly developed for mobile machines and unrivaled resilience. The...

2024-06-12
Non-invasive ultrasonic flow sensor for liquid chromatography/HPLC

Non-invasive ultrasonic flow sensor for ...

XY-TEK: Liquid Chromatography/HPLC is an instrument used to separate, detect, and analyze compounds. It does this by splitting a mixture into parts. Then, it does a quantitative and qualitative analysis of each part. Scientists and researchers use...

2024-06-10
Inline thickness measurement with increased performance

Inline thickness measurement with increased ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new models of the thicknessGAUGE sensor systems now offer higher performance for the inline thickness measurement of strip materials and sheets. The turnkey systems are now equipped with the latest laser sensors, laser scanners...

2024-06-06
XY-TEK Ultrasonic Flow Sensor Helps Innovative Portable Peritoneal Dialysis Machines Provide Better Patient Treatment

XY-TEK Ultrasonic Flow Sensor Helps ...

XY-TEK: X Tech is a pioneering and innovative company in Peritoneal Dialysis machine development and manufacturing, known for its groundbreaking innovation - a compact and portable peritoneal dialysis machine. Background: The portable peritoneal...

2024-06-03
Displacement sensors with integrated inclination sensor:

Displacement sensors with integrated ...

ASM Sensors: ASM presents the posiwire® sensors WST61, WST85 and WST21, combining linear position determination and inclination measurement – ensuring easy installation and cost-effectiveness. Telescopic crane booms, transport cranes,...

2024-05-24
Measure Vibration in Tight Spaces with PCB’s Smallest Charge Triaxial  Accelerometer

Measure Vibration in Tight Spaces with PCB’s ...

PCB Piezotronics is introducing new Model 357A67 elevated temperature charge triaxial accelerometer. The 357A67 is PCB’s smallest charge output triaxial accelerometer and can withstand temperatures as high as 500°F (260°C). Model...

2024-05-23
Case Study: Monitoring Solutions For The FAA

Case Study: Monitoring Solutions For The FAA

Jewell Instruments: Case Study: The FAA operates a state-of-the-art, fullscale pavement test facility dedicated solely to airport pavement research. Located at the William J. Hughes Technical Center near Atlantic City, New Jersey, the National...

2024-05-21

Strain Gauge Technology

Jewell Instruments: Strain gauges are electrical devices used to measure the strain on the object to which they are bonded. On a fundamental level, strain gauges consist of a variable resistor whose resistance value changes when a force is applied...

2024-05-20
Commercial and industrial gas meter modules also achieve EN17526 evaluation certificate

Commercial and industrial gas meter modules ...

Sensirion’s gas meter modules are based on the principle of thermal-mass measurement. Since autumn 2023, the modules for residential gas meters have met the strict criteria of the new harmonized standard EN 17526. Sensirion’s modules...

2024-05-02
New Ultrasonic sensors

New Ultrasonic sensors

Leuze electronic: Thanks to an adjustable sound cone and small dead zone, the new Leuze ultrasonic sensors of the 420B and 412B series can be used for many different applications. If you're looking to reduce the number of different sensors used in...

2024-05-01
Baumer software speeding up encoder engineering

Baumer software speeding up encoder engineering

Baumer: Baumer encoders for mobile machines are renowned for ultimate durability and precision. Sensor expert Baumer now sets new standards even in encoder engineering by own freeware for easy encoder testing and parameterization. The Baumer...

2024-04-29
Ultra-flat Baumer inductive sensor is product of the year

Ultra-flat Baumer inductive sensor is product ..

Baumer: Sensor expert Baumer keeps pushing the limits of what is possible, including inductive sensors. The constant goal is to create added value for customers and open up new application possibilities. One current example is the extremely flat...

2024-04-26
MS5547 - Digital gel-protected gauge pressure sensor

MS5547 - Digital gel-protected gauge pressure ..

AMSYS: Gel-protected pressure sensors in SMD housings are very popular due to their wide range of applications, whether in pneumatics, wearables or medical technology. This inexpensive yet robust design is now also available in a version for...

2024-04-24
Compact Distance Sensor with up to 60 m Measuring Range

Compact Distance Sensor with up to 60 m ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The trend toward miniaturization continues, creating demand for increasingly powerful sensors with more compact housing dimensions. To keep up with this trend, the time-of-flight principle of measurement has been integrated into the...

2024-04-24
IO-Link/J1939 Radar Scanner Provides 3D Movement Data

IO-Link/J1939 Radar Scanner Provides 3D Movement

Turck's MR15-Q80 is a robust radar scanner that records and outputs environmental data in three dimensions. It is the only device with these features that is available with a J1939 interface for mobile equipment in addition to IO-Link. The 60...

2024-04-22
Inductive IO-Link Sensors with Analog Output

Inductive IO-Link Sensors with Analog Output

Turck is expanding its sensor range with inductive measuring sensors with IO-Link and an analog output for flush and non-flush mounting. Thanks to the integrated microprocessor, the BI11-CK40 and NI11-CK40 models offer significantly improved...

2024-04-22
Torque sensor with separate sensing head can probe deep into machinery

Torque sensor with separate sensing head can ...

Sensor Technology has extended its new range of torque sensors with a model that has the sensing head and electronics in separate housings. This has two advantages: the sensing head can fit into very confined spaces, and the electronics can be...

2024-04-18
Texense EC-CAN: electrical conductivity sensor

Texense EC-CAN: electrical conductivity sensor

Texys: In February 2024, the hybrid hydrogen-electric light aircraft ‘Blériot’ developed by Beyond Aero has flown, powered by a bespoke powertrain solution developed by H2 Motronics, a subsidiary of Texys Group. The brand-new...

2024-04-12
Texense XN8: miniature, high-precision strain gauge analog amplifier

Texense XN8: miniature, high-precision strain ..

Texys Group: Texys is proud to introduce the highly anticipated XN8, a class-leading, miniature PCB strain gauge analog amplifier from core brand Texense. The XN8 is an evolution of the iconic, race proven XN4. The XN8 has been designed for many...

2024-04-10
More accurate force measurement

More accurate force measurement

MEGATRON: Force sensors from MEGATRON measure switching and actuating forces via a strain gauge full bridge with maximum accuracy. The electronics specialist now also offers the force transducers with an integrated analogue amplifier. With the new...

2024-04-09
Compact and maintenance-free: Baumer presents new multiturn encoder EB360

Compact and maintenance-free: Baumer presents ..

Baumer: The ultra-compact multiturn encoder with a mere 22 mm in height is another highlight in the Baumer product portfolio for industrial applications. New, non-contact and fully encapsulated EB360 has been particularly designed for demanding...

2024-04-04
World Premiere: SONOTEC shows new stainless steel clamp-on flow meter with touch display at INTERPHEX

World Premiere: SONOTEC shows new stainless ...

SONOTEC: The new stainless steel version of the high accuracy SONOFLOW CO.55 V3.0 flow meter celebrates world premiere at INTERPHEX, the leading global pharmaceutical and biotechnology event, taking place from 16th to 18th April 2024 in New York....

2024-03-25
Inclinometer Sensors with Analog Output

Inclinometer Sensors with Analog Output

Turck is adding new devices with an analog output to its existing portfolio of QR20 inclinometers with IO-Link or a switching output. The new sensors are also available as single-axis devices for static (B1N) or moving applications (B1NF) as well...

2024-03-15
Displacement sensor for harsh environments and deflections

Displacement sensor for harsh environments ...

ASM Sensors: Precise linear positioning is an elementary requirement in many mobile machines. The measuring accuracy and reliability of the sensor is essential. Two properties that the ASM positape® WB21 combines in a unique way. The 10 mm...

2024-03-13
Revving Precision: Unleashing Speed with Zemic Load Cells in Car Testing!

Revving Precision: Unleashing Speed with ...

Zemic Europe: Load cells play a crucial role in the rig setup of the LMP2 (Le Mans Prototype 2) car from JOTA. LMP2 cars are high-performance racing prototypes used in endurance racing, including the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans. The rig in...

2024-03-13
Positioning made easy with smart 2D profile sensors

Positioning made easy with smart 2D profile ...

Baumer: Smart 2D profile sensors are still considered an insider tip for positioning tasks. Nevertheless, often they prove an economical alternative: easy to integrate and tough in processes. A common task in automation is quick and reliable positioning of...

2024-03-07
Easy and flexible use

Easy and flexible use

Leuze electronic: Thanks to an adjustable sound cone and small dead zone, the new Leuze ultrasonic sensors of the 420B and 412B series can be used for many different applications. If you're a system operator looking to reduce the number of...

2024-03-07
Robust, compact, precise: Baumer presents new multiturn encoder for mobile machines

Robust, compact, precise: Baumer presents new ..

Baumer: Sensor expert Baumer adds another highlight to its portfolio of compact multiturn encoders for mobile ma-chines. New non-contact encoder EB360R has been particu-larly designed for mobile machines and is free from mainte-nance even in harsh...

2024-03-06
Texense MIB-PTP-E: high-performance thermal camera system

Texense MIB-PTP-E: high-performance thermal ...

Texys Group: Texys is proud to introduce the MIB-PTP-E, a class-leading thermal camera system from our core brand Texense. This device is a significant evolution of our proven, high-end Micro-Bolometer from our infrared temperature sensing range....

2024-02-26
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