Sensors & Sensing Systems

SICK Launches Hygienic Stainless-Steel Safety Light Curtain

With a hygienic stainless-steel housing exclusively developed to meet stringent pharmaceutical industry requirements, the SICK TWINOX4 safety light curtain is resistant to aggressive cleaning and decontamination regimes. The TWINOX4 is a Type 4 device (IEC 61496-1) with 14mm beam resolution and can…

🕘 18/06/2019

EGE Custom-assembled level sensors with guided microwave

EGE offers to configure level controllers with guided microwave according to customer specifications. Based on its proven standard level gauge, the German manufacturer is able to adapt the sensors to suit various tank geometries, mounting conditions, or demanding media in no time. Options include…

🕘 13/05/2019

Sick re-invents the light grid as a versatile 'light chain'

Sick has reinvented the light grid as a versatile “light chain” of cascading photoelectric sensors. The FlexChain detection system is a completely new way of configuring light grids that offers unprecedented freedom for automated plant and machinery applications. With Sick FlexChain up…

🕘 11/04/2019

Quality check at high speed thanks to high-performance camera technology

Whether sauces, snacks or ready meals have to be filled and packaged, high throughput and quick format changes matter in the packaging systems and food industry – And to the highest standards of quality and hygiene, too. For this purpose, the sensors used have to be able to do one thing above…

🕘 24/04/2018

Optimise vibration monitoring data in pharmaceutical manufacture with new white paper

A white paper is helping pharmaceutical manufacturers to optimise vibration monitoring data – enabling production and performance to be maximised. The white paper, which has been published by vibration monitoring experts Hansford Sensors and is available as a free download, provides a…

🕘 22/08/2017

THE SENSOLUTION: The smallest photoelectric sensors in the world

Key features of the photoelectric sensor EX-Z … • … Dimensions 14 x 8 x 3mm (front type) • … Thru-beam type with a built-in amplifier … • … Slim design of only 3mm – of course including optics, electronics, indicator LEDs, and transistor output. • … Sensing range of up to 500mm (EX-Z13) • ……

🕘 17/05/2017

New structured light 3D snapshot sensors for inline inspection applications

Gocator 3210 and 3506 Models Deliver Industrial 3D Snapshot Scanning At Metrology Resolutions, For Inline Applications … LMI Technologies (LMI), a leading developer of 3D scanning and inspection solutions, is pleased to announce the official launch of the Gocator 3210 and 3506, the latest additions…

🕘 11/04/2017

Talking the torque at Hannover

Sensor Technology Ltd, the UK manufacturer of wireless torque and load sensors and strain gauge amplifiers is expecting this year’s Hannover Messe, (24-28 April) to generate several potential new clients and also some new distributors. The company will be showing its full range of products…

🕘 26/03/2017

Micro-Epsilon to launch its new inline thermal imaging system for plastic injection moulded parts at Advanced Engineering show

Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon UK will be showcasing its full range of sensor technologies at Advanced Engineering UK, stand D50, Hall 2, 2nd November – 3rd November 2016, at the NEC, Birmingham. Located within the ‘Automotive Engineering’ section, the stand will…

🕘 31/10/2016

Allen-Bradley 42JT sensor range now with IO Link

Rockwell Automation has embedded IO Link in its standard 42JT sensor range. They can be used as a standard sensor with auto detect PNP/NPN outputs or IO Link when it detects the IO master. This flexibility makes it suitable for all applications. With a choice of visible red LED and Class 1…

🕘 11/07/2016