Factory automation > Sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs R2300 3-D LiDAR sensor

01 April, 2020

The R2300 3-D LiDAR sensor is equipped with pulse ranging technology (PRT), which provides precise measurements with high accuracy and short response times.

3D localisation for hygienic pick-and-place tasks

01 March, 2020

The ability to ensure hygienic primary packaging of sensitive open food is highly important within the food industry.

Pepperl+Fuchs factor 1 inductive sensors

01 February, 2020

Pepperl+Fuchs' broad portfolio of reduction factor 1 sensors is designed to enable maximum flexibility in automation machinery design.

Robust industrial pressure sensors offer IO-Link

01 February, 2020

The PS+ series pressure sensor offers a local display as well as electrical outputs to provide critical feedback to a control system.

Blue laser vs red laser triangulation sensors: which is better?

27 January, 2020

Laser triangulation sensors are popular non-contact sensors for measuring position, distance, level, displacement, proximity and profiles of objects.

Monnit ALTA propane tank monitor

15 January, 2020

The ALTA propane tank monitor has been developed to enable propane distributors and energy firms to check the levels of propane tanks remotely.

Leuze CMS 700i 3D contour measurement system

10 January, 2020

The CMS 700i meters the contour and position of passing objects regardless of their shape and surface structure.

Leuze IPS 400i camera-based positioning sensor

12 December, 2019

The IPS 400i camera-based positioning sensor is designed for optical compartment fine positioning in high-bay storage devices.

Pepperl+Fuchs UCC*-50GK ultrasonic sensors

06 December, 2019

The Pepperl+Fuchs UCC*-50GK ultrasonic sensor series is designed to offer maximum flexibility and efficiency to users.

ABB Research Award 2019 goes to battery-free sensor project

15 November, 2019

ABB has awarded Ambuj Varshney a grant for research into more sustainable and easier industrial data gathering.

A guide to selecting a displacement sensor

01 October, 2019

Sensors are essential to provide accurate measurements of physical parameters, such as displacement and position for a variety of critical operations.

Dytran series 2006 pressure sensor

13 September, 2019

The Dytran series 2006 is an ATEX-certified IEPE pressure sensor with a sensitivity of 10 mV/psi.

Schaeffler SpindleSense spindle monitoring system

11 September, 2019

Schaeffler is introducing its SpindleSense spindle monitoring system to Australasian industry to optimise machine tool uptime and performance.

Wenglor P1EL100, P1EL200 and P1EL300 retroreflective sensors

06 September, 2019

Wenglor has released retroreflective sensors with three different light-band heights to be used as two-dimensional laser light barriers.

AGV navigation: what are the possibilities?

30 August, 2019 by Matthias Göhner, Industry Management Intralogistics

Various technologies are available on the market for bringing an automated guided vehicle (AGV) to its destination.

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