Wherever access or danger areas need to be reliably and cost-effectively protected, SICK safety systems are in demand. State-of-the-art sensor technology, modular design, compact dimensions and a broad range of applications form the basis for safe and efficient manufacturing processes. SICK's comprehensive expertise in the planning, implementation and operation of safety systems has made them number one in this sector.

SICK Articles
Electrosensitive protective devices for safe machines — Part 2

Electrosensitive protective devices for safe machines — Part 2

The optoelectronic technologies available for machine safety protection are nowadays very diverse and provide advanced functions not only to...

Article 18 June, 2018
SICK Products
SICK KTS and KTX contrast sensors

SICK KTS and KTX contrast sensors

SICK KTS and KTX contrast sensors utilise SICK's TwinEye technology for improved contrast...

SICK MZCG magnetic cylinder sensor

SICK MZCG magnetic cylinder sensor

The MZCG magnetic cylinder sensor is designed for position detection in pneumatic grippers or...

SICK ZIRKOR series oxygen analysers

SICK ZIRKOR series oxygen analysers

The ZIRKOR series provides an oxygen reference value for emission measurement to act as a...

SICK SES/SEM70 motor feedback systems

SICK SES/SEM70 motor feedback systems

The SES/SEM70 motor feedback systems feature a hollow shaft diameter of 25 mm and are installed...

SICK CLV6 laser barcode scanners

SICK CLV6 laser barcode scanners

SICK's CLV6 series laser barcode scanners are suitable for use in food production processes...

SICK WLL180 fibre-optic amplifier

SICK WLL180 fibre-optic amplifier

The WLL180 fibre-optic amplifier has a compact size, a fast response time of 16 µs, and...

SICK GLL170 fibre-optic amplifier

SICK GLL170 fibre-optic amplifier

The GLL170 fibre-optic amplifier is now easier to operate and offers a higher level of flexibility.

SICK DOSIC ultrasonic sensor

SICK DOSIC ultrasonic sensor

The DOSIC ultrasonic sensor operates according to the concept of time-of-flight difference and...


New MD for SICK Australia & New Zealand

David Crossley, formerly of Thermo Fisher Scientific, has been appointed Managing Director of SICK Australia & New Zealand.

Business 03 September, 2018

SICK White Papers

Industry 4.0, sensor intelligence and smart factories — an eBook

Supplied by SICK Pty Ltd on 15 February, 2016

Predicting the convergence of industrial systems with the power of advanced computing, analytics, low-cost sensing and new levels of internet connectivity, Industry 4.0 promises to be the next great step in industrial advancement.

Bioenergy production and monitoring - an eBook

Supplied by SICK on 29 May, 2015

Bioenergy, produced by biomass and biogas combustion, is the world’s most common form of renewable energy production. It is a carbon-fuel energy source, but the difference when compared to coal and natural gas is that the fuel is captured from the earth’s biosphere, making it a carbon-neutral process if the fuel is supplied from a renewable source.

SICK Case Studies

Photoelectric sensors in a hot glass production line

During peak production periods, well over one million glass bottles per day are made on production lines that use machines manufactured by Heye International.

Factory automation 25 September, 2018

RFID technology ensures accurate paper production

To maintain an overview of its production process, Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper utilises an RFID-based identification solution, with a wireless transmission system.

Shell's mobile gas measurement system for small fields

On the coast of the Netherlands, Shell mobile gas measurement stations allow gas reservoirs to be pumped out down to the last cubic centimetre.

Instrumentation 07 March, 2018

Level measurement and protection for PCB electroplating

The cutting-edge Galvabau AG electroplating system running at the circuit board specialist Varioprint features sensor solutions by SICK for level measurement and safe area...

Factory automation 03 September, 2015

Söderenergi in Sweden: How biomass is turned into green energy

Not only is the Igelsta plant one of Sweden's largest biomass power plants - the plant also received recognition as the 'Building of the Year' in 2009. It...

Instrumentation 22 June, 2015

Anti-collision systems ensure safe container-terminal operations

Container terminals operate on a 24/7 basis, so the demand on availability is extremely high. Collisions involving the boom of ship-to-shore cranes and the ships themselves...

Factory automation 11 August, 2014

SICK Videos
SICK Safety-IQ

SICK Safety-IQ

Industry 4.0 ready with SICK Safety-IQ.

Video 03 September, 2018
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