Sensors & Sensing Systems

Dynamic flow sensor for detecting microdoses

EGE designed its dynamic SDN 501/1 GSP-DYN flow controller to detect minimal pulsating flow rates from 0.02 ml. Suitable for most common liquids such as water, alcohol, oils, and fluid greases, the flow sensor is ideal for monitoring minimum lubrication or ensuring that the right amounts of…

🕘 09/03/2020

SICK’s Industry 4.0 training gets you started with IO-Link on the PLC

SICK is holding a series of hands-on training days to help machine builders and end-users progress on their Industry 4.0 journey by unlocking valuable data from IO-Link sensors via a PLC. During the one-day course, delegates will learn, step-by-step, how to set up an IO-Link Master to enable…

🕘 02/03/2020

SICK’s SIG200 is an IO-Link master and control system in one

The SIG200 IO-Link Master with integrated web server guarantees fast, easy and transparent integration of IO-Link devices as well as digitised processing and transfer of status data, process parameters and diagnostic information … SICK has unveiled its SIG200 PROFINET Sensor Integration Gateway…

🕘 24/02/2020

New IO-Link level controllers from EGE

EGE supplies its new MFN level controllers with guided microwave and IO-Link interface with coaxial, single, or double probes … EGE introduces a new generation of level controllers with guided microwave: the MFN series sensors feature an IO-Link interface and thereby enable continuous access of…

🕘 10/02/2020 » Sponsored content

6-Axis Force/Moment Sensor from Kistler is precise and versatile

The new piezoelectric 6-component force/moment link, Type 9306A, from Kistler Instruments is equally suited to measuring the forces acting on electric hand tools, rocket engine test benches or robotics. This new sensor delivers precise and direct measurements of three forces and three moments…

🕘 04/02/2020

First decentralised IP66 frequency inverter with IO-Link launched by Lenze

Lenze is pleased to announce the latest addition to its i500 inverter range. The i550 protec has been designed for decentralised drive tasks and comes with IP66 protection class, IO-Link connectivity and a power range of up to 75kW. It is the first of its kind to offer this level of communication…

🕘 28/01/2020

Piezoceramics provide precision and reliability to medical technologies

Piezoceramic materials are commonly used in actuation and sensing applications across a variety of markets and are key to some of the leading-edge technologies now used in the medical sector. From laboratory diagnostics and microdosing to ultrasonicsand even tartar removal from teeth, medical…

🕘 21/01/2020

SICK’s LMS4000: “Most Powerful and Accurate 2D LiDAR Sensor Yet”

With its LMS4000, SICK has developed its most powerful and accurate 2D LiDAR sensor to date for materials handling and intralogistics applications, even at high speeds, in low ambient light or when goods, packages or parcels are matt black or glossy. The SICK LMS4000 2D LiDAR Sensor’s…

🕘 03/12/2019

FLIR launches industry-first deep learning-enabled machine vision camera: Firefly DL

FLIR Firefly Deep Learning Machine Vision Camera for original equipment manufacturers, engineers and makers is now available for purchase. FLIR Systems announces the launch of the FLIR Firefly DL, the industry’s first deep learning, inference-enabled machine vision camera with FLIR Neuro…

🕘 25/10/2019

Cabinet monitoring solutions to cut inspection time

Flir has introduced a combination of measures to cut inspection time of energised electrical equipment. The AX8 thermal sensor allows the continuous monitoring of critical electrical infrastructure and the Flir IRW Windows provide an easy and affordable option that reduce the cost and time…

🕘 30/07/2019