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Climate-friendly and reliable: Gas detection in shipping

Climate-friendly and reliable: Gas detection ...

MSR-Electronic: Intelligent gas warning devices from MSR-Electronic detect gases in engine rooms and cargo holds of ships at an early stage and reliably. Commercial shipping poses a particular risk in the event of dangerous gas leaks, as there is...

2023-02-23
Variohm EuroSensor announce new NTC thermistor designed for rapid response to small mid-range temperature changes

Variohm EuroSensor announce new NTC ...

Variohm EuroSensor, the leading sensor technology manufacturer and supplier, has launched a new NTC thermistor aimed at mid-range temperature measurement where high accuracy and fast response times are critical. The competitively priced...

2023-02-20
Accurately Measure High Frequency with PCB’s latest Low-Outgassing  Triaxial Accelerometer with TEDS

Accurately Measure High Frequency with PCB’s ...

PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) is introducing our new Model 356A19, a Low-Outgassing ICP® triaxial accelerometer designed to make accurate high frequency measurements to 13 kHz (±5%) It is the latest addition to our family of...

2023-02-13
Compact inductive sensor for up to 10 millimeter distance

Compact inductive sensor for up to 10 millimeter

Baumer: Sensor expert Baumer once more raises the bar for compact inductive sensors. Though miniature in size, new sensor IF200 detects distance and metallic objects within a range of up to 10 millimeters. This is unrivalled performance in...

2023-02-10
PCB’s newest MEMS DC Response Accelerometer’s Differential Output  Provides Common Mode Noise Rejection

PCB’s newest MEMS DC Response Accelerometer ...

PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) is introducing our new model 3743F, extending our “F” series of MEMS DC response sensors, which also includes 3711F, 3713F, and 3741F. PCB® Model 3743F utilizes variable capacitance MEMS technology...

2023-02-09
Certified Ethernet-APL Solutions

Certified Ethernet-APL Solutions

Pepperl+Fuchs is bringing the process industry into the age of digital automation with Ethernet-APL. The Advanced Physical Layer is based on proven fieldbus cabling and therefore makes use of the widely available infrastructure. The result is...

2023-02-08
Hydrogen as a Solution to the Crises

Hydrogen as a Solution to the Crises

Pepperl+Fuchs: Even a year ago, hydrogen was the saving element in the decarbonization of industry and transport. Since then, an energy crisis has emerged alongside the climate crisis, which could give an additional boost to the development of...

2023-02-07
Mounting frame with capacitive sensors for highly accurate thickness measurements

Mounting frame with capacitive sensors for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new mounting frame with capacitive sensors enables highly accurate measurements for two-sided thickness measurements. By mounting the sensors opposite each other, they are aligned exactly along one axis. This ensures maximum...

2023-02-06
Dynamic Inclinometers with Switching Output

Dynamic Inclinometers with Switching Output

Turck's QR20 inclinometer generates its signal from the combination of two measuring principles: a gyroscope signal and an MEMS acceleration measurement (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems). In this way the sensors combine the benefits of both...

2023-02-06
Modified pins for JSIR 350 IR sources

Modified pins for JSIR 350 IR sources

Micro-Hybrid: Keep it short and simple. This is also true for our infrared emitters. Our standard IR emitters now come with shortend pins of 6 mm length. Why? To make it more easy and faster. Shorter pins are easier to handle in further production...

2023-02-03
Gas detection in road tunnels: indispensable

Gas detection in road tunnels: indispensable

MSR-Electronic: Gas sensors from MSR-Electronic monitor gas concentrations during tunnel construction and regular traffic. In addition to parking garages and parking halls, road tunnels, too, are subject to the worldwide guidelines requiring air...

2023-01-30
1- and 2-axis inclination sensor for dynamic applications

1- and 2-axis inclination sensor for dynamic ...

Micro-Epsilon: With the inertialSENSOR INC5502D, Micro-Epsilon introduces a new inclination sensor for angle measurements with disturbance compensation that delivers accurate results even in the event of sudden movements, shocks and vibrations....

2023-01-25
Inductive gauge with compact cable controller

Inductive gauge with compact cable controller

Micro-Epsilon: The inductive induSENSOR DTD gauge is designed for series solutions in machine building and automation. The new sensor system consists of a compact gauge and a robust cable controller. Its high accuracy and robust design make the...

2023-01-24
Rugged Positioning for Driverless Transport Systems

Rugged Positioning for Driverless Transport ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Optical positioning offers incredibly accurate, absolute positioning for driverless transport systems. This raises the question of whether optical tracking can withstand the mechanical challenges of logistics. Our system of rugged...

2023-01-20
Inertial Labs upgraded the “INS-U” GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System with an extended version of the Differential Pressure Sensor and Embedded Air Data Computer

Inertial Labs upgraded the “INS-U” GPS-Aided ...

Inertial Labs, a developer of GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation and Measurement Units, has announced the release of an upgraded version of the “INS-U” GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System, a revolutionary unit due to its extended version of...

2023-01-20
Two new designs for the R-Series V

Two new designs for the R-Series V

Temposonics, an Amphenol (NYSE:APH) Company, announces the newest expansions of the Temposonics® R-Series V position sensors. The advanced sensor is focused on industry 4.0 (IIoT) functions like machine monitoring, predictive maintenance and...

2023-01-19
SKAKO integrates Zemic load cells in their vibratory equipment

SKAKO integrates Zemic load cells in their ...

Zemic Europe: SKAKO VIBRATION is a highly professional and experienced business partner, specialising in the design, development, supply and marketing of vibratory equipment, which activates, transports and separates bulk solids. The principle aim...

2023-01-12
Exceptional Heimann Sensor Infrared Animal Videos

Exceptional Heimann Sensor Infrared Animal Video

Heimann Sensor: Two Heimann Sensor engineers recently visited a local zoo and were equipped with cameras using four of Heimann Sensor’s infrared array lenses: HTPA 32x32d, HTPA 60x40d, HTPA 80x64d, HTPA 120x84. The objects comprised...

2023-01-10
Why use Force Sensors from Zemic Europe in Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)?

Why use Force Sensors from Zemic Europe in ...

Zemic Europe: Zemic force sensors are used more and more in Smart Warehouse Management Systems. Customers expect faster delivery times and technology is developing at a rapid pace. To keep up more companies make use of Smart Warehouse Management...

2022-12-19
Tech Note: Controlling printed circuit board preheat during wave soldering

Tech Note: Controlling printed circuit board

CleverIR: The IRt/c is an excellent solution to the problem of heater control for PC board preheat. IRt/c’s work particularly well in this process, since both the heating and measuring occur right at the surface, where the solder must...

2022-12-09
The value of testing printed circuit boards  using test fixtures and infrared sensors

The value of testing printed circuit boards ...

CleverIR: The printed circuit board (PCB) Market size is large, it surpassed USD 75 billion in 2021 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of over 5% between this year (2022) and 2030. While often obscured from sight, PCBs play an essential role...

2022-12-08
Technology report: Gapless safety

Technology report: Gapless safety

Leuze electronic: In applications where corridor supply vehicles interact at transfer stations with a direct connection to a danger zone, operation must be as safe and efficient as possible: Throughout the entire area, the safety system must be...

2022-12-08
New in our portfolio: wafer level IR emitter chips!

New in our portfolio: wafer level IR emitter ...

Micro-Hybrid: As of now, powerful emitter chips on wafer level with a long lifetime complete our product range. From the chip to the infrared components to the sensor - Micro-Hybrid offers you as ALL IN ONE IR SUPPLIER product solutions for every...

2022-12-08
Advantages of using a smart  infrared sensor checking the temperature  of the PCB in dispenser machines

Advantages of using a smart infrared sensor che

CleverIR: This Fortune 200 global industrial manufacturer operates in 58 countries, and develops and provides capital equipment used in electronics manufacturing. These can be found in premier printed circuit board (PCB) assembly facilities...

2022-12-07
30% discount on all NDIR bundles

30% discount on all NDIR bundles

Micro-Hybrid: Buy your set for a better price till 2022 is over. We are celebrating 30 years of Micro-Hybrid with 30% off all NDIR bundles. Get your set in our web shop until the end of the year using the promo code 30Y-NDIR! The NDIR bundles from...

2022-12-07
LVDT vs digital measuring sensor: What’s the  difference?

LVDT vs digital measuring sensor: What’s the ...

Waycon:Just like a digital measuring sensor, the linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) is a mechanical measurement sensor. They both record geometric sizes in measurement technology, usually for linear position measurement. The digital...

2022-12-06
Technology report: RFID or bar code? – Has there been a changing of the guard in the identification solutions used in automation?

Technology report: RFID or bar code? ...

Leuze electronic: Two identification technologies – RFID and bar code – are competing for the favor of users: With the promise of making a decisive contribution to realizing an automated transparent production and supply chain to meet...

2022-12-02
Save Energy with Infrared Arrays

Save Energy with Infrared Arrays

Heimann Sensor: The possible uses of Heimann Sensor's infrared sensors, arrays and gas sensors are diverse: from medical applications such as fever measurement and capnography (measurement of the carbon dioxide content in a patient's exhaled air)...

2022-12-01
Climate conscious and safe: H2 detection when recycling Lithium-ion batteries

Climate conscious and safe: H2 detection ...

MSR-Electronic: Intelligent sensors from MSR-Electronic in Lower Bavaria enable reliable gas monitoring during battery recycling. Efficient recycling of lithium-ion storage batteries and the reuse of their raw materials are an important component...

2022-11-29
New emitter chips online

New emitter chips online

Micro-Hybrid: JSIR340-4 bare die emitter available as wafer level. Micro-Hybrid offers customers the complete portfolio for NDIR gas measurement: we are now delivering emitter chips for industrial, medical or smart home applications from stock.

2022-11-28
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