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IO-Link sensors enable the principles of Industry 4.0
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, ifm - South Africa
The implementation of Industry 4.0 is, among other things, about creating a digital silhouette of a plant, thus allowing for process optimisation. The essential information is provided by many sensors ...

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Powerful multicode reader: as simple as a sensor
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, ifm - South Africa
The new multicode reader from ifm electronic impresses with its 4 x higher resolution for reliable reading results, 10 x faster evaluation time and 10 x faster set-up.    Teach button: one of the sensor’s ...

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Pressure and temperature in one sensor
July 2019, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
ASSTech’s German sensor manufacturing agency, Wenglor, has succeeded in integrating a temperature element into a pressure measuring cell. This makes it possible for the new weFlux² sensor to simultaneously ...

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Conductivity sensor with IO-Link
July 2019, Morton Controls
The ILM-4 conductivity sensor with IO-Link is a big step towards Industry 4.0 in hygienic process technology. It is equipped with both digital and analog interfaces in parallel. Data can therefore be ...

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All-in-one pressure sensor and wireless node
July 2019, Turck Banner
One cost-effective and easy-to-deploy device Turck’s all-in-one pressure sensor and wireless node is a compact device consisting of a media isolated pressure sensor, a 2,4 GHz wireless node, and a battery ...

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New sensor with wash-down ­features
July 2019, Turck Banner
Turck is presenting a new Q130WD Uprox sensor with wash-down features. Compliant with the requirements of the food and beverage industry, the rectangular proximity switch offers the highest degrees of ...

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Smart sensor in flat pack design with IO-Link
July 2019, ifm - South Africa
The new smart sensor in flat pack design with IO-Link from ifm – South Africa has a compact IQ rectangular housing and is ideal for the limited space found in conveyor technology and factory automation. ...

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Multi-colour touch sensors with ­IO-Link
June 2019, ifm - South Africa
The new multi-colour touch sensors from ifm bring flexible adaptation to any application. Where many different sensors were required before, one individually adjustable sensor is sufficient today. The ...

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Static and rotational torque sensors
June 2019, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
With the new compact 8661 series of torque sensors, Burster has extended its portfolio to include static and rotating torques over the range from 0,05 to 200 Nm. In addition to the highly accurate measurements, ...

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Handheld control valve tester
June 2019, Comtest
In the past, control valve testing meant using complicated testers that required extensive training, the removal of the valve, and often one-to-two hours of test time on the bench. Comtest is therefore ...

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Magnetic sensors for C-groove cylinders from SMC
June 2019, Turck Banner
Turck’s portfolio of magnetic field sensors is being expanded: The BIM-UNC product series was specially optimised for perfect mounting in the C-groove pneumatic cylinder of SMC. The sensors can be inserted ...

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Photoelectric sensor for demanding applications
June 2019, Rockwell Automation
The new Allen-Bradley 42AF RightSight M30 photoelectric sensor from Rockwell Automation is the latest addition to the company’s smart sensing portfolio. Built with improved environmental resistance and ...

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Vision sensors
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview
The VG series vision sensors utilise images captured by integrated industrial camera lenses to determine a target object’s presence, colour, size, shape, orientation, patterns and more. On show at Stand ...

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Radiometric density system
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Mecosa
On show at Stand D08 is the new DuoSeries LB 475 radiometric density system from Berthold, which is designed for the cementing and hydraulic fracturing industries. The density transmitter is a state-of-the-art ...

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IO-Link infrastructure components
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Pepperl+Fuchs
Pepperl+Fuchs has on show a range of IO-Link infrastructure components. As a globally established communication standard that is system- and fieldbus-independent, IO-Link offers many advantages. The universal ...

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High performance sensors
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview
The LE46C sensors from Leuze electronic are reliable and cost-effective, with high performance reserves and large ranges. On exhibit at Stand J13, these sensors are ideal for use in conveyor and storage ...

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Leak detection in coal-fired power stations
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Instrotech
Instrotech’s advanced acoustic leak detection system, Inspecta FFT, can detect boiler tube leaks in coal-fired utilities and in oxygen plants and gasifiers. The technology and equipment is in use in power ...

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Load sensing by light
May 2019, SKF South Africa
SKF’s new optical sensing technology takes monitoring to the next level, providing engineers with new insights into machine performance. SKF Fibre Optic Sensing uses optical fibres to measure forces, ...

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Contact-free optical communication
May 2019, Countapulse Controls
Optical data transceivers are the appropriate choice for any application where data needs to be transmitted without cables and without interference. The Leuze DDLS 500 data transceiver makes contact-free ...

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Get your sensor data faster
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, VEGA Controls SA
VEGA’s Tools App enables sensor parameters and configuration settings to be read and adjusted via Bluetooth on any smartphone or tablet. They are easy to operate and all data is permanently available ...

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