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08 September 2021

With the growing focus towards enhancing and monitoring the operational performance of rotating electrical machines, independent engineering group, Quartzelec, has signed a partnership agreement with Canada‑headquartered automated AI-based predictive maintenance solutions specialist and Maintec exhibitor, NanoPrecise.

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14 January 2021

HAVE YOU ever wanted to know where the nearest white shark is lurking, where the most dolphins swim or which routes the turtles take? Scientists are studying exactly this. Thanks to tracking devices, the movements of a number of species can be followed.

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15 January 2021

PROVIDING THE right vision sensor for robotic applications which provide maximum functional and operational flexibility combined with easy process integration has become an increasingly important focus for sensing and instrumentation specialist, Baumer.

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06 July 2020

Condition Monitoring specialist Sensonics has been developing industrial accelerometers for over 40 years and has earned a reputation for high performance. Specifically, on applications where low noise is crucial, Sensonics accelerometers have proven to excel.

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06 July 2020

Today’s process and control sensors are benefitting from technical advances enabling users to develop new control concepts, especially for automation applications. IO-Link is a key example of this and the introduction of a new range of IO-Link sensors with Dual Channel capability is an important development from BAUMER.

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24 April 2020

Cynergy3, a Sensata Technologies company, has launched a new range of wireless-based pressure transmitter and receivers.

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24 April 2020

ABB has launched a new range of colour-coded sensors that makes it easy to choose and manage the optimal pH measurement solution.

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23 March 2020

With the help of machine learning, researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a novel yet low-​cost tactile sensor. The sensor measures force distribution at high resolution and with great accuracy, enabling robot arms to grasp sensitive or fragile objects.

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24 April 2020

The extensive range of proximity sensors available from condition monitoring specialists Sensonics now includes the fully integrated PRI Series. Building on the established Senturion proximity probe range, the PRI Series offers a single probe assembly solution with direct processed outputs which eliminates the need for a separate driver.

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24 April 2020

New from Sick, the SIG200 PROFINET Sensor Integration Gateway is the first in a family of intelligent Industry 4.0 gateways designed to work as both IO-Link Masters and small, distributed control systems in one.

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24 February 2020

ABB’s TSP341-N non-invasive temperature sensor offers a simpler and safer way of measuring process temperature without the need to shut down a pipeline, drill a hole, or install a thermowell.

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20 February 2020

The Keller website has undergone a revamp and features a new look – fresh and user-friendly, the site is also fully accessible on the go too thanks to its responsive design, presenting industrial products in a contemporary and multifaceted way.

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24 February 2020

The latest range of OM70 laser distance sensors from Baumer is designed to provide reliable, precise inline measurements, even on challenging surfaces and materials. They also include the latest connectivity options and fast analysis for quick and easy adjustment via the intuitive Baumer web interface feature.

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24 February 2020

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.

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10 January 2020

Available from TTS Systems, the new, smart and compact Laser Doppler Non-Contact Speed and Length Sensor is designed to replace cumbersome, inaccurate and high-wear contact wheel encoders that are prone to excessive measurement errors due to slippage, vibration and wear, resulting in product give-away and quality issues.

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14 January 2020

The new range of Fieldbus modules with IO-Link master functionality from ifm electronic is designed to meet the demands for ever-increasing levels of intelligent sensing and control to facilitate the drive toward increasingly sophisticated automation and IT.

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10 January 2020

Suitable for collaborative robot control, the latest Verisens vision sensors from Baumer – the ‘smart’ XF900 and XC900 – have been designed with emphasis on optimum precision, combined with simple and easy set-up.

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10 January 2020

Cynergy3, a Sensata Technologies’ company, has launched a new range of wireless-based pressure transmitter and receivers.

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21 October 2019

The ultra-thin G2 Flat family of photoelectric sensors from SICK is designed to integrate snugly into small machinery and conveyors, or for tight fits in robotic arms and grippers.

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12 August 2019

Carlo Gavazzi has launched the SCTL55 IO-Link smart configurator, a user-friendly wireless handheld solution that significantly simplifies the configuration, adjustment and diagnosis of many IO-Link Sensors.

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FEATURES

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26 February 2021

Recent developments in Industry 4.0 and the impact of Covid-19 have quickened the pace of adoption in industrial automation, with greater networking and higher sensor numbers facilitating ever-closer process monitoring. However, these trends do not necessarily need to lead to greater system complexity in signal acquisition, connection technology and cabling report Stefan Schumacher and Dominik Grzesiak

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08 February 2021

IN CONTRAST to conventional technology, smart sensors can do more than just reliably monitor and send measurement values; they also provide relevant data that can be used to set process optimisation and efficiency gains in motion, asserts Peter Dietrich

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01 July 2020

Tracking down and fixing leaks can be hit and miss; for some it's only a matter of 'listen, look and detect'. Even with a modern energy management system, a maintenance team may only survey the plant every three or six months. In the meantime, energy waste continues imperceptibly, observes Darren Pratt

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03 March 2020

Water supply systems need to be managed professionally if sufficient pressure is to be maintained and damage caused by defective components is to be prevented. Continuous maintenance and the hydraulic analysis of current or potential future problems are effective management instruments in this regard.

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16 April 2019

Design engineers are being challenged to cram more into ever-shrinking design space. Printed force sensor technologies – like FlexiForce sensors – are an attractive option to integrate force-feedback capabilities into their devices

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04 April 2019

Sensing and instrumentation specialist Baumer has helped food manufacturer Homann in achieving its goal of maximising process optimisation in production processes, using of CleverLevel, CombiPress and CombiLyz sensors

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19 February 2019

Venturing into the great outdoors has always been a frontier too far when it comes to agreeing an internationally-recognised Technical Standard for safety solutions that use sensors and sensor systems to detect people in the open air, writes Dr Martin Kidman

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11 December 2018

Today’s smart wireless communication devices are increasingly being used in a wide variety of industrial applications where the potential productivity gains are huge, writes Martin Walder, VP Schneider Electric Industry

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23 August 2016

Do you know an RTD from an ICTD, and when you should use one or the other? Opto 22’s short primer provides valuable guidance on the primary types of sensors used for temperature monitoring and data acquisition

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14 December 2015

SICK has launched its first ‘plug-and-play’ 3D vision sensor in the UK, the TriSpector 1000, delivering real-time 3D quality inspection in a self-contained unit that is simple to install and use

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25 August 2015

Western society’s love affair with sourcing and enjoying food at any time of year, from any part of the globe, has transformed the food processing and packaging industries over past decades, and sensors can play a vital role as this article by Glynn Edwards, SICK UK’s FMCG segment manager, outlines

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27 April 2015

Speed and cleanliness are determining factors in the food and beverage industry. Short cycle times and minimum machine and plant downtimes are of particular importance, while hygiene requirements must not be ignored – strict regulations and certifications are necessary in order to create high-quality end products

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03 January 2015

Automation is at the heart of modern life, with the ability to provide effective use of valuable resources across the globe. Heiko Luckhaupt, category marketing manager, Automation & Control, at RS Components looks at the important role of sensors in this sector

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24 April 2014

Michael Schulz, application engineer, Speed & Position EMEA at Honeywell Sensing and Control looks at Hall-Effect based technology and its use across a wide range of applications

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12 March 2014

With a business model based on technical expertise delivered to a worldwide customer base, Cambridgeshire-based sensors specialist, Zettlex, is finding success following the example of the German Mittelstand. Charlotte Stonestreet spoke to joint owner and general manager, Mark Howard, to find out more

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09 December 2013

When it comes to the development of more innovative, non-contact displacement measurement sensors, the future will see more compact, smarter sensors with integrated electronics that offer new features and increased functionality, says Chris Jones, MD at Micro-Epsilon UK.

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04 September 2013

More capable sensors enable manufacturers to drive significant improvements in process and plant efficiency, product quality and safety. But while organisations recognise the need to implement more sensors, deployment often proves challenging, says Jesse Bonfeld from Sherborne Sensors.

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27 August 2013

At the UK’s 2013 Total Processing and Packaging Trade Fair, Omron showed a 'smile calibrator' designed to measure, compare and even calibrate the smiles of visitors. People were invited to check the quality of their smile and even compare it against that of a friend.

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08 May 2013

The call for energy efficiency and safety is driving improvements in the availability and the efficiency of energy generating systems. Bernhard Hahn and Bryan Hall from Balluff look at how position measuring systems in regenerative energy generation are helping to achieve these goals sustainably

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08 May 2013

Transient Fault Recorders (TFR) are employed to monitor the fast transient processes in high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission systems used to distribute electrical energy. Since 2001, Siemens Energy relies on components developed by iba AG.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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13 October 2014

Our industrial accelerometers or vibration sensors play a key role in predictive maintenance programmes, helping you improve machine reliability, uptime and operating margins.

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26 October 2017

Linear and rotary motor feedback systems with interfaces for the future provide commutation, position and speed measurement in a single device.

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11 March 2013

Solid-state Ultrasonic Fuel Flow Sensor capable of monitoring bi-directional fuel flow rate up to 8l/min. Compact, lightweight and extremely accurate

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26 October 2017

SICK offer all the choices for identification solutions – RFID, Laser-based bar code scanners and image-based code readers – so you can pick the best solution for you.

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16 July 2015

The POSIROT® range of PRAS (Analogue) and PRDS (Digital) Rotary Sensors are based around a contact free,
magnetically coupled encoder device which has been developed to work in rugged and harsh environments.

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16 July 2015

The POSICHRON® product family offers a wide range of non-contact linear sensors in various profile styles to suit many different applications. Units are available up to a stroke length of 5750mm for all profile types including “In-Cylinder” solutions.

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10 November 2017

SICK Encoders and inclination sensors enable precise and effective speed measurement and position detection –turning received signals into data and sending to a process controller/cloud.

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26 October 2017

Whether it's pressure measurement, temperature measurement, level control or flow metering – SICK offers a wide range of solutions for measuring liquids, gases and bulk solids.

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11 March 2013

Solid-state inductive position sensor with a 20mm measurement zone, with a 0.5 - 10V output. Capable of monitoring linear and shallow-arc movement.

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26 October 2017

SICK’s inductive, capacitive and magnetic proximity sensors offer a long service life, extreme ruggedness and the utmost precision - providing non-contact detection of a wide variety of objects and media.

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16 July 2015

The POSITILT® range of PTAM (Analogue) and PTDM (Digital) inclinometers use MEMS technology as the operating principle for the Tilt Sensors which are available in a wide range of housings offering either single or dual axis outputs.

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16 July 2015

The NEW POSITAPE® range of rugged Tape Extension Sensors offers up to 20000mm of linear measurement
for the harshest environments, particularly MOBILE WORKING MACHINE & OFF-HIGHWAY vehicle applications.

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26 October 2017

No matter how simple or complex your requirements, SICK photoelectric sensors are the reliable solution for a wide and demanding range of applications.

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26 October 2017

Industry 4.0 is the digitisation of production and logistics - intelligent sensors are a crucial element. SICK provide dynamic and real-time-optimised processes now, for the future.

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26 October 2017

SICK’s magnetic cylinder sensors offer the highest level of accuracy and control for pneumatic and hydraulic cylinder position monitoring.

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