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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
Increased performance for laser profile scanners

Increased performance for laser profile scanners

Micro-Epsilon: The performance of the scanCONTROL 3000 scanners has been increased: improved algorithms and components accelerate data acquisition and output to up to 10 million measuring points per second. The profile calculation and evaluation...

2024-02-21
Precise long-range laser sensor for large measurement distances

Precise long-range laser sensor for large ...

Micro-Epsilon: If the installation requires measurements at a large distance, long-range laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The new optoNCDT 1760-1000 measures accurately even at distances up to 2 m and, at the same time, quickly at up to...

2024-02-19
New interferometer for high-precision wafer thickness measurement

New interferometer for high-precision wafer ...

Micro-Epsilon: The IMS5420-TH white light interferometer opens up new perspectives in industrial thickness measurement of monocrystalline silicon wafers. Due to its broadband superluminescent diode (SLED), the IMS5420-TH can be used for undoped,...

2024-02-14
Capacitive sensors for high temperature applications up to 800 °C

Capacitive sensors for high temperature ...

Micro-Epsilon: For displacement and distance measurements at ambient temperatures up to +800 °C, Micro-Epsilon now offers the robust, capacitive capaNCDT 6228 sensor system. Its high temperature stability and exceptionally high linearity...

2024-02-06
Robust laser distance sensors for outdoor use

Robust laser distance sensors for outdoor use

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT ILR1171-125 laser distance sensor is used for distance measurements up to 270 m and particularly impresses in outdoor measurements. Thanks to the time-of-flight principle and a high measuring rate of up to 40 kHz,...

2024-02-05
Sensirion’s A2L leakage detection sensors have officially been recognized by UL Solutions

Sensirion’s A2L leakage detection sensors ...

Sensirion proudly announces the recognition of its A2L leakage sensors by UL Solutions. This milestone underscores Sensirion's commitment to elevating safety standards in the HVAC industry, providing manufacturers with streamlined UL Recognized...

2024-01-26
Visit Heimann Sensor CEO at the SPIE Photonics West

Visit Heimann Sensor CEO at the SPIE ...

Heimann Sensor: Heimann Sensor offers a great range of infrared thermopile sensors and arrays as well as infrared sensors for NDIR gas detection and non-contact temperature measurement, which we would like to show you at the upcoming SPIE...

2024-01-25
Accurately Measure Rotational Velocity with PCB's New Triax Angular Rate Sensor

Accurately Measure Rotational Velocity with ...

PCB Piezotronics is introducing our new Endevco® Model 7330 triaxial angular rate sensor. It provides accurate measurement of rotational velocity in a small, lightweight package rugged enough for extreme environments, such as automotive safety...

2024-01-24
New standards of precision and versatility

New standards of precision and versatility

MEGATRON's HTx25 and HTx36 series encoders have already proven themselves with their high-precision magnetic measurement. The encoders now measure movements and positions even more precisely: the SSI versions are now available with a resolution of...

2024-01-22
New Sensor for Temperature Monitoring of Tires

New Sensor for Temperature Monitoring of Tires

Heimann Sensor: Heimann Sensor’s non-contact sensors for temperature measurement are used for the monitoring of tires of racing motorcycles and racing cars. We thank our customer and partner Nigtecnologias, located in Argentina, for this...

2024-01-19
Always keeping an eye on web edges and margins

Always keeping an eye on web edges and margins

Baumer: What is the exact object position on the belt? What is its height? Is the edge even? In lots of automated processes, this information is required to ensure smoothly running production. Most common are optical, inductive or ultrasonic...

2024-01-11
New Baumer sensor detects point levels despite films and adhesion

New Baumer sensor detects point levels ...

Baumer: Non-contact point level detection, even if films or residues adhere inside the tank: Thanks to its innovative, intelligent measuring principle, the new PL240 capacitive sensor from Baumer reliably detects fill levels even under...

2024-01-09
MPS™ gas sensors from MSR-Electronic are now on  the market following intensive development

MPS™ gas sensors from MSR-Electronic are ...

MSR-Electronic: The innovative sensor based on MPS™ technology (Molecular Property Spectrometer), newly developed by MSR-Electronic in collaboration with NevadaNano, is one of the latest generation of sensors, offering unprecedented safety...

2024-01-03
Online gas monitoring with the PGCC from MSR-Electronic

Online gas monitoring with the PGCC from ...

MSR-Electronic:PGCC (PolyGard® Cloud Control) available in three new options. MSR-Electronic’s cloud solution has already been available for years and is now getting its first major update. The PolyGard® Cloud Control (PGCC) software...

2024-01-02
New WAO 360° visual and audible warning device

New WAO 360° visual and audible warning ...

MSR-Electronic: MSR-Electronic from Pocking introduces new warning device with 360° warning light. As a leading provider of solutions in gas warning technology, MSR-Electronic has now announced the launch of a new warning device with 360°...

2023-12-19
Technology report: Absolute hygiene

Technology report: Absolute hygiene

Leuze electronic: Hygiene-sensitive production and packaging processes require sensors that meet the most stringent requirements. Leuze makes this possible with sensor series intended for the food industry and with its many years of application...

2023-12-15
Gas detection: New products in the field of power supply  and jet water protection

Gas detection: New products in the field of ...

MSR-Electronic from Pocking develops battery pack AP2-UPS and Water-Jet-Protection WJP. To ensure even more safety and efficiency in power supply and jet protection in the future, MSR-Electronic has developed the AP2-UPS battery pack for...

2023-12-15
Gas detectors monitor the parking garage of the Dallas Cowboys

Gas detectors monitor the parking garage of ...

MSR-Electronic: MSR-Electronic GmbH from Pocking equipped two parking levels at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters with gas detectors. “The Star” in Frisco, Texas, is home to the headquarters and training centre of the Dallas...

2023-12-14
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