Sensors & Transducers


Sensors for motion control

March 2019 Sensors & Transducers

The range of stainless steel housed incremental encoders from ifm electronic is ideal for applications such as conveyor belt synchronisation because of the long maintenance intervals, even when deployed in harsh environments. The IP67 protection rating also qualifies them for use in wet areas in the food industry.

Versatile, thanks to IO-Link

All incremental encoders from ifm operate like absolute single turn encoders when used on IO-Link. They detect and save their position value even if power fails. Process values, parameter setting and diagnostic data, can also be transmitted for easy preventative maintenance.


Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

Infrared sensors for stock control
October 2019, Gail Norton Instrumentation , Sensors & Transducers
Telco’s high performance, self-contained infrared sensor series provides a total solution for pulp and paper applications. This industry poses serious problems for photoelectric sensors as the highly ...

Read more...
Positioning sensor achieves high accuracy
October 2019, SICK Automation Southern Africa , Sensors & Transducers
SICK Automation’s next-generation laser distance measurement sensor, DL100Hi, achieves higher levels of accuracy over greater distances for positioning and control in fast-moving environments. This high ...

Read more...
LM sensor for precise applications
October 2019, Turck Banner , Sensors & Transducers
Banner’s LM series of precision measurement sensors is now available in an even more precise model that features a 0,002 mm analog resolution at a range of 40-80 mm. The new LM80 model also features a ...

Read more...
Deep learning sensor application
October 2019, SICK Automation Southern Africa , Sensors & Transducers
SICK Automation has developed a sensor solution that operates on the basis of deep learning algorithms. Following the AppSpace eco-system that permits realisation of flexible solutions for automation ...

Read more...
Rosemount food and beverage leak detection system
October 2019, Emerson Automation Solutions , Sensors & Transducers
In response to industry demand for increased quality in food and beverages at every level, Emerson has introduced the Rosemount CT4215 food and beverage leak detection system. The CT4215 is a quantum ...

Read more...
Compact IR camera with industrial accessories
October 2019, Instrotech , Sensors & Transducers
Optris has announced additions to the Compact Line, the Xi 80 and Xi 400, now with new industrial accessories for use in rough conditions. The system has a modular design and as a result, the water cooled ...

Read more...
Light grid with integrated muting
October 2019, ifm - South Africa , IS & Ex
The new generation of light grids from ifm electronic incorporates muting mode without an external junction box or a muting relay being required, as they are already integrated into the receiving element. ...

Read more...
3D sensors for robot grippers
October 2019, ifm - South Africa , Sensors & Transducers
The 3D sensor detects the object position, even when objects are moving, and transmits it to the robot control which activates the gripper. The system can detect rectangular, round and irregular shapes ...

Read more...
Radar sensors: frequently asked questions
September 2019, Turck Banner , Sensors & Transducers
Radar sensors are commonly used for a wide variety of vehicle detection and collision avoidance applications, and they are a particularly good choice for outdoor deployments.

Read more...
All codes at a glance
September 2019, ifm - South Africa , Sensors & Transducers
The new O2I multi-code reader from ifm electronic convinces with its high resolution, short evaluation time and quick set-up, all of which fulfil the requirements placed on modern components for high-performing ...

Read more...