Sensors & Transducers
Optical fork sensors with high switching frequency
October 2014, ifm Electronic RSA
ifm electronic’s optical fork and angle sensors with robust metal housing resist distortion compared to conventional plastic forks. In comparison to through-beam sensors, their advantage is that the time-consuming
Flare ignition systems from Smitsvonk
October 2014, OEN Enterprises
Flaring systems in a refinery or petro-chemical plant ensure the safe and efficient disposal of released gases. A flare is expected to operate 24 hours a day and must be maintenance-free for several years.
Analogue inductive proximity sensors
October 2014, Eaton Electric SA
Eaton has introduced the E59 AccuProx series, a new range of high-performance analogue inductive proximity sensors with a particularly large sensing range. Thanks to the innovative iProx technology, the
SKF Wireless MicroVibe
October 2014, SKF South Africa
The next generation of portable machine vibration assessment tool.
Low cost high resolution IR cameras
October 2014, R & C Instrumentation
Cox has introduced two new low cost imaging cameras with pixel resolutions of 320 x 240 and 640 x 480 respectively. All units are supplied with real-time analysis software with image save functionality
Underground methane monitoring
October 2014, Throughput Technologies
Gateways from ProSoft Technology control the safety in an underground European coal mine.
The light curtain transformed
October 2014, SICK Automation Southern Africa
Using pattern and object recognition for safer material transfer.
Protection for the environment
October 2014, Pepperl+Fuchs
Sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs monitor the output of oily water separators and generate alarm conditions as required.
Telco Sensors for pulp and paper production
October 2014, Gail Norton Instrumentation
Some of the toughest challenges for sensors are found in the pulp and paper industry. Here, high temperatures and a contaminated environment make it difficult for optical sensors to operate accurately
Intelligent image processing
October 2014, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
In most industry sectors new applications are evolving that require high performance, easy to use image processing solutions. Wenglor’s new VisionSystem+ meets all of these expectations.
High-speed photography for fast moving production lines
September 2014, Horne Technologies
High-speed photography is the process of taking pictures of fast moving events, which are usually too fast for the human eye to see accurately. As technology develops and industrial processes like production
Phantom v2511 ultra-high-speed digital camera
September 2014, Digital Visual Interface Solutions
Increased performance and light sensitivity with 25 600 frames-per-second at 1 megapixel resolution.
Optris launches miniature IR camera
September 2014, Instrotech
Non-contact temperature measurement specialist Optris has launched the Optris PI 640, its smallest measuring video graphics array (VGA) infrared camera to date. With an optical resolution of 640x480 pixels,
Safety products prevent production downtime
September 2014, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
Wenglor offers a full election of safety products such as light curtains, safety switches, relays and interlocks, as well as protection columns designed to boost system availability and to prevent production
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