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IO-Link system overview
I&C July 2024, ifm - South Africa
From easy and quick setup, to additionally available machine monitoring data to process transparency from the machine level to the ERP software, IO-Link offers convincing efficiency gains and cost savings.

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Telco sensors in the food and packaging industry
June 2024, Gail Norton Instrumentation
Telco provides the packaging industry with infrared sensor solutions for challenging applications where others fail.

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Continuous corrosion resistance
June 2024, ifm - South Africa, Editor's Choice
The polypropylene version of ifm’s LDL400 conductivity sensor is based on the proven LDL200 inductive conductivity sensor. Its material properties make it the ideal choice for applications in which metallic sensors tend to corrode.

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OEM pressure sensor for mobile working machines
June 2024, WIKA Instruments
The MH-4-CAN, based on the MH-4, is a powerful, reliable and extremely resilient pressure sensor for mobile working machines.

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RFID read/write heads and tags in miniature format
May 2024, Turck Banner Southern Africa
Turck Banner is expanding its RFID product portfolio with four read/write heads in an M12 housing, and an in-metal tag in the compact 4 x 3 millimetre format.

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Oil humidity sensor for maximum efficiency
May 2024, ifm - South Africa
The oil humidity sensor continuously measures the relative humidity and temperature of oil. This enables plant operators to carry out condition-based changes and maintenance, thereby avoiding damage to a plant due to reduced cooling or lubricating action.

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Smart alternative for float switches
April 2024, ifm - South Africa
With the LI level sensor, you can reliably detect leakages and point levels on a permanent basis. The capacitive measuring system has no moving parts. Malfunction or maintenance issues due to deposits on the mechanical parts are therefore eliminated.

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Telco sensors in the pulp and paper industry
April 2024, Gail Norton Instrumentation
The pulp and paper industry poses a major problem for most photoelectric sensors. The high level of contamination in these dusty, dirty and grimy environments makes it impossible for most competing sensors to operate and sense reliably and efficiently.

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Precision acoustic imagers
March 2024, Comtest
To help users identify and localise ‘mechanical areas of interest’ within short timeframes, Comtest has added a unique new feature to Fluke’s ii910 precision acoustic imagers.

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Efficiency and precision with IO-Link sensors
March 2024, RS South Africa
RS South Africa has its own brand known as RS PRO, which offers a choice of over 88 000 products across all industries and technologies. The guaranteed quality and breadth of this range make RS PRO the smart choice for your business.

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Smart alternative for float switches
March 2024, ifm - South Africa
With the LI level sensor, you can reliably detect leakages and point levels on a permanent basis. The capacitive measuring system has no moving parts. Malfunction or maintenance issues due to deposits on the mechanical parts are therefore eliminated.

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Optical fork sensor series
March 2024, Gail Norton Instrumentation
The OFS series consists of self-contained optical fork sensors that are housed in a durable, U-shaped aluminum housing, which operates in through-beam mode.

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In-line process transmitter to optimise sterile processes
February 2024, WIKA Instruments
The new model DMSU22SA in-line process transmitter from WIKA helps to optimise sterile processes in the pharmaceutical and food industries, with less energy consumption, less cleaning effort ,and more safety.

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Automated clean-in-place
February 2024, Endress+Hauser South Africa
A clean-in-place (CIP) process is integral to a food and beverage producer’s responsibility to deliver safe, high-quality products to consumers. However, as industries worldwide shift focus towards sustainability, CIP procedures face new challenges.

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Signal conditioning is the protective armour between plant and field
February 2024, Omniflex Remote Monitoring Specialists
Measurement and control of physical properties are the foundation of all critical industrial technologies. Ian Loudon, international sales and marketing manager at remote monitoring specialist, Omniflex explains the challenges of industrial signal conditioning and the importance of safety engineering.

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Precise detection of complex rotational movements
January 2024, Beckhoff Automation
The EP3751-0260 EtherCAT Box module by Beckhoff connects an acceleration sensor with an inertial measurement unit - a gyroscope. This provides accurate detection of acceleration and rotational motion in addition to shock, vibration and tilt measurement, both as preprocessed values and as raw sensor data.

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T-slot cylinder sensors with IO-Link
January 2024
ifm’s IO-Link sensor, with two configurable hardware outputs, will upgrade your machine in no time.

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New generation of innovative photoelectric distance sensors
January 2024, ifm - South Africa
Thanks to innovative photonic mixer device (PMD) technology, the OGD photoelectric distance sensor from ifm detects objects with extreme precision up to a range of 2 metres.

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Telco sensors for accuracy and reliability
November 2023, Gail Norton Instrumentation
Photoelectric eyes have always needed perfect working conditions, but in the workplace, there is no such thing.

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The challenge of accurate counting of transparent bottles
November 2023, Turck Banner Southern Africa
Detecting and counting clear bottles in pharmaceutical, food and beverage applications has been a difficult sensing challenge. The World-Beam QS30 clear object sensor from Turck Banner has been created specifically to detect and count clear objects reliably.

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