Sensors & Transducers


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Remote monitoring keeps cherries cool
August 2022, News
The innovative and adaptable nature of the NviroSense system allows for various applications to be added on as per the client’s requirements.

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Tiny transmitter for Memosens sensors
Technews Industry Guide: Sustainable Manufacturing 2022, Mecosa
In keeping with the use of Memosens sensors in tough environments, the MT201N transmitter is equipped with a sturdy, sealed housing.

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Long-range laser distance sensors
August 2022, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
As a result of intensive R&D, these transit time sensors emit very short light pulses in the nanosecond range, with signals that are statistically evaluated to determine the distance to the object.

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Sensors train many eyes on FMCGs
August 2022, VEGA Controls SA, Editor's Choice
Profit margins on consumer goods are small, which makes it all the more important for producers to have smooth, efficient operating processes.

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Ultrasonic sensors enable automatic stacking turf harvester
August 2022, Instrotech
The AutoStack, and now the AutoStack II, use an automated Ultra Steer system to guide the harvester with precision while the operator watches over all aspects of the harvesting process.

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Condition monitoring sensor with IO-Link
July 2022, Turck Banner
Continuously records humidity and temperature in production and storage areas, and outputs the values via IO-Link or as a switching signal.

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Concentration and viscosity measurements from raw materials to finished products
July 2022
Learn more about Anton Paar’s various solutions through these seven application reports, which cover just a fraction of the company’s portfolio.

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2D/3D profile sensor for weld seam tracking
July 2022, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
Supporting software can evaluate two- and three-dimensional data from smart cameras, vision systems, profile sensors and IPCs with profile sensors.

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Fibre-optic position sensor
July 2022, ifm - South Africa
With ifm’s new OCF sensor, fingernails and DIN-rails will remain intact during assembly and disassembly, and screwdrivers can stay in the toolbox.

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Standard-compliant differential current transformer
June 2022, Beckhoff Automation
The SCT5564 can be used as a residual current monitor and can measure DC and AC residual currents with up to 100 kHz frequency in the 0 to 2 A range.

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Wire-actuated encoder for crane arms and lifting platforms
May 2022, Instrotech
Siko has solved the challenges presented by such applications with the SG 30 and its very compact, yet robust, design.

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Ultrasonic distance sensor
May 2022, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
Wenglor’s new ultrasonic distance sensors combine low installation depth and easy integration of the sensor with tried and tested ultrasonic technology, setting new standards in terms of range and integration options.

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Grist for the mill
May 2022, Turck Banner, Editor's Choice
To meet the requirements of Swiss company Bühler with regard to its MHSA grain huller, Turck certified its contactless Li linear position sensor for use in the Ex area. Thanks to its contactless operating principle, the robust sensors are both maintenance-free and wear-free. They offer an impressive performance due to their optimum reproducibility, resolution and linearity over a large temperature range.

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Ex-rated strain gauge transducer
May 2022, Turck Banner
Turck Banner's IMX12-SG for force measurement applications in hazardous areas achieves response times below 10 ms and can be used as a repeater or signal converter.

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Concentration measurement with process sensors
April 2022
To run chemical reactions in an optimal range and to control product quality, online concentration measurement is required. This ensures a fast intervention in case of concentration variation during ...

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Sensors for pulp and paper applications
April 2022, 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 ...

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Universal code reader for optimal reliability
April 2022, Pepperl+Fuchs
Camera-based code readers have already proven their worth in reading detailed data for automated processes, with the adaptability to suit many tasks.

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Working hand in hand to meet automotive OEMs’ strict requirements
April 2022, Turck Banner, System Integration & Control Systems Design
The LASE Group, producer of machines and assembly cells for the automotive industry, places trust in its close collaboration with Turck Multiprox.

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2D vision sensor
April 2022, ifm - South Africa
Thanks to its integrated daylight filter, ifm’s new Dualis is highly resistant to extraneous light and boasts powerful algorithms to meet demanding requirements.

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3D machine vision camera gives robots human eyesight
March 2022, SICK Automation Southern Africa
The camera integrates easily into existing systems using system integration software, and features easily configurable input and output functionality.

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