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Sensors & Transducers
New stationary barcode code scanners
April 2017, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation

Wenglor’s new stationary code scanners eliminate the need for time-consuming software installation and configuration. Simply unpack, plug in, and users are ready to scan in 1D or 2D. Auto-setup, auto-focus ...

Measuring resistors in IEC and ASTM standards
March 2017, WIKA Instruments

Within the process industry, two basic types of measuring resistors are used for electrical temperature measurement: wire-wound and film measuring resistors. Their different behaviour is reflected in ...

Reliable technology for tracking flight baggage
March 2017, SICK Automation Southern Africa

Rising passenger figures are a major challenge for both airlines and baggage handling systems. As a result, many airport operators use what has become one of the most popular forms of track-and-trace ...

Johnson Controls launches new BACnet touchscreen thermostat
March 2017

Johnson Controls recently launched a new line of BACnet thermostats. The T8800 series is designed for growing the network thermostat market and features building automation system (BAS) integration capabilities ...

Sensors for improved energy ­management in production
March 2017, Festo

Festo has developed energy-autonomous sensors with its partners in the ESIMA research project.

What to look for in a vision sensor
March 2017, Westplex

On paper, all vision sensors look like they could get the job done. But, selecting a sensor with these five features will help ensure that error-proofing applications run smoothly and accurately.       1. ...

Pocket-sized FlexScan OTDR with SmartAuto and LinkMap
March 2017, Comtest

Optical time domain reflectometers (OTDRs) are used to verify or certify new fibre installations as well as troubleshoot and locate faults in already deployed networks. AFL’s FlexScan OTDRs enable both ...

Relative humidity transmitters
March 2017, Instrotech

Michell Instruments is a provider of humidity and temperature field measurement solutions. The company has on offer a range of relative humidity transmitters for industrial applications. The HygroSmart ...

Compact magnetic sensor for machine construction
March 2017, Instrotech

SIKO has introduced its latest ultra-compact magnetic sensor for machine and plant construction including linear actuators, stop adjustment for saws, and even measurement of the tracking of solar plants. ...

Accurate water activity measurement in food
February 2017, Labotec

Free water in food products can be jointly responsible for the growth of undesirable organisms, such as bacteria or fungi, as well as chemical or biochemical reactions that react to form polymeric products, ...

Leuze’s new contrast sensor
February 2017, Countapulse Controls

A new contrast sensor that combines product usability with high performance has been added to the Leuze sensing solution product line-up. Ideally suited to packaging processes, the innovative sensor will ...

Jumo sensors with IO-Link
February 2017, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation

Jumo has introduced two new sensors with an IO-Link interface – the dTRANS p35 pressure sensor and the dTRANS T1000 temperature sensor. Both have a wide application range, from tool machines to the food ...

Temperature measuring amplifiers with ultra high channel density
February 2017, RET Automation Controls

Turck has added the IMX12-TI temperature measuring amplifier to its IMX interface technology series. With a width of only 12,5 mm and a high channel density, the devices save valuable space in the cabinet. ...

Telco Sensors solve packaging problem
February 2017, Gail Norton Instrumentation

Telco Sensors provide the packaging industry with photoelectric/infrared sensor solutions for challenging applications. The company’s sensor solution experience and problem solving spans various fields ...

Fibre optic sheet break detector
February 2017, UIC Instrumentation

Kajaani Process Measurements’ KB2 fibre optic sheet break detector is designed to handle all kinds of break detection applications. With RGB-colour based sensing it can detect different colours and then ...

Inductive sensors for intelligent position monitoring
February 2017, ifm Electronic RSA

ifm’s new inductive sensors with IO-Link incorporate several functions in one unit. They can be used as switching sensors with adjustable switch point or measuring systems with a measured value transmitted ...

Omron combats counterfeiting in pharmaceutical applications
February 2017, Omron Electronics

Omron’s expertise in machine automation and vision systems means it is ideally placed to advise and assist in implementing serialisation systems to reduce counterfeiting and improve consumer information ...

Precision detection with laser sensors
January 2017, Countapulse Controls

The need to detect small parts and accurately position these has increased in demand as many products become ever smaller. Countapulse Controls offers a range of laser sensors that are capable of reliably ...

LVIT technology offers flexibility in factory automation
January 2017

LVITs (linear variable inductive transducers) are relatively low-cost, contactless position sensing devices, which utilise eddy currents induced in the surface of a conductive movable element that is ...

Capacitive sensors with IO-Link
January 2017, RET Automation Controls

Turck has introduced its BCT capacitive sensors with an IO-Link interface. IO-Link makes it easy to set the parameters of the capacitive switch in applications such as level control. The internal process ...

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