Factory automation > Sensors

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.

Pepperl+Fuchs factor 1 inductive sensors

06 September, 2019

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

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.

ifm IQ flat pack inductive sensors

09 August, 2019

The compact IQ IO-Link inductive sensors in a rectangular housing are suitable for the limited space found in conveyor technology and factory automation.

Pepperl+Fuchs UC-F77 ultrasonic sensors

01 August, 2019

The UC-F77 ultrasonic sensors offer IO-Link, sound beam adjustment, synchronisation, long detection ranges of up to 800 mm and minimal dead bands.

Dytran series 3623 submersible triaxial accelerometer

25 July, 2019

The Dytran series 3623 is an IEPE, case isolated, IP68 rated (submersed to 175 psi) triaxial accelerometer.

Dytran series 3133 miniature triaxial accelerometer

09 July, 2019

The Dytran series 3133 is a miniature, hermetically sealed, IEPE triaxial accelerometer, weighing 0.8 g.

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