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Nov 19 2018

Wireless Machine Monitoring – the SCADA Alternative

Posted by Dan Giebel in Sensors

Contributing author: Janina Klaiber, WERMA USA Inc. Very often a SCADA or MES solution is a cost-intensive investment that not only provides very detailed machine data, but also comes with high installation and training costs, license-fees, and time-consuming installation programming processes. SmartMONITOR, from...

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Aug 02 2018

Telemecanique Provides A New Benchmark for Ultrasonic Sensors

Posted by Dan Giebel in Sensors

Contributing author: Lisa Brewer, Area Channel Manager with Schneider Electric The new and improved XX Ultrasonic sensors from Telemecanique Sensors make reliable detection easy. Highly immune to electromagnetic interference The new ultrasonic sensors are E2-certified for mobile equipment. This entails a higher...

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Apr 19 2018

Baumer Has Options for Reliable Measuring Instruments and Sensor Solutions

Posted by Dan Giebel in Sensors

The Baumer group is an internationally leading manufacturer of sensors and sensor solutions with over 2,000 people in more than 35 locations. The past decade, Baumer has earned a reputation for itself as a renowned leading brand of top-quality sensor products for factory and process automation. Baumer products are used...

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Oct 20 2017

Stay Alert with the FLIR AX8 Thermal Imaging Sensor

Posted by Cody Bohl in Sensors Milwaukee

FLIR AX8 is a thermal sensor with imaging capabilities. Combining thermal and visual cameras in a small, affordable package, the AX8 provides continuous temperature monitoring and alarming capabilities to protect critical electrical and mechanical equipment.  The automated alarming of FLIR AX8 can protect you from...

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Sep 12 2017

Omron’s FH Vision System Using Think & See Technology

Posted by Kenny Horn in Sensors

 Omron’s FH Vision System Using Think & See Technology     Omron now offers an advanced vision system for inspection and measurement in automation with tools developed using Think & See technology. Think & See technology is a collaboration of Omron sensing technologies implemented...

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Feb 03 2017

Standard Electric provides sensing solutions for Food & Beverage customer

Posted by Dan Giebel in Sensors

In March 2016 Standard Electric held an introductory meeting with a beverage manufacturer customer to introduce our engineering capabilities along with a Food and Beverage product presentation. During the meeting, Standard Electric uncovered opportunities for improvement on several sensor product lines. Tackling one...

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Nov 02 2016

Telemecanique Sensors RFID technology improves machine and process efficiency

Posted by Dan Giebel in Sensors

Smart antennas with integrated controller Three formats: one is the most compact industrial RFID station on the market (40 x 40 x 15 mm) Simple installation whatever the topology (star architecture or daisy-chain), even on Ethernet Self-adapting to the environment, even on a metal support Extended detection...

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Aug 02 2016

Carlo Gavazzi Introduces PD30ET Photoelectric Sensors

Posted by nathan vanderloop in Sensors

Carlo Gavazzi launched its new series of IP69K stainless steel photoelectric sensors, the PD30ET Series. The new PD30ET Series complements the already popular PD30 photoelectric sensors, with robust AISI316L stainless steel housings. With an IP69K environmental rating and ECOLAB certification, reliable operation is ensured...

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Jul 26 2016

Lumberg Passive Distributors Make Installation Easy and Cost Effective

Posted by Dan Giebel in Sensors

Save the time needed for the lengthy and expensive installation of terminal blocks in enclosures. Passive distribution boxes mount directly on machinery and combine signals from sensors and actuators while transmitting them via one integrated or quick-disconnect control cable to the controller. Such decentralized wiring...

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Jun 03 2016

Pepperl + Fuchs IDENTControl family provides gateway to higher-level systems

Posted by Bob Breitenbach in Sensors

RFID control units of the “IDENTControl” family do the information acquisition for you: they reliably control read/write operations and filter the flow of raw data before it reaches the higher-level control system. With their interfaces for all common fieldbus systems (PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, TCP/IP,...

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Apr 22 2016

Leuze Electronic RSL 400 Safety Laser Scanner | Compact and Versatile

Posted by Dan Giebel in Sensors

The RSL 400 safety laser scanner series has set the bar high for sensor technology. Its ability to cover large areas with staggered ranges suits the needs for each unique application setting. In some applications the RSL 400’s versatility can cover the functions where two scanners were needed prior. It also features...

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Apr 12 2016

netLINK PROXY Offers a Cost-Efficient Alternative to Redevelopments

Posted by Mike Ubl in Sensors

Hilscher netLINK PROXY integrates existing PROFIBUS-DP devices into any superordinate PROFINET network. While redevelopments can be expensive and untimely, the netLINK PROXY is user-friendly and can be installed quickly, minimizing downtime. The netLINK PROXY can upgrade your system to PROFINET without sacrificing...

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Apr 05 2016

Baumer HOG86 Encoder Series Made for High Demands

Posted by Dan Giebel in Sensors

The HeavyDuty HOG86 series from Baumer Hübner offers a number of features that make it safe and reliable. Tailored towards harsh environments with high demands, the HOG86 series is built for long-term, continuous operation. Here are a few areas where the HOG86 series can enhance your application: Reliability...

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Dec 22 2015

Selecting the correct sensor cordset

Posted by Bob Breitenbach in Sensors

There's been a handy resource published via Pepperl+Fuchs' blog that assists in pairing sensors with the most appropriate cordset for their application. You can find their worthwhile discussion below. When it comes to specifying a cable to use with your recent sensor purchase, you may notice a handful...

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Nov 06 2015

Standard Electric Adds Baumer Sensors to Line Card

Posted by Marty Klika in Sensors

We're pleased to announce that, as of last month, Standard Electric Supply Co. now offers Baumer sensing products. The Baumer Group is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for automated image-processing. The primary reason for partnering with Baumer...

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Oct 23 2015

Pepperl+Fuchs Now Offering ATEX and IECEx Cable Glands

Posted by Bob Breitenbach in Sensors

Pepperl + Fuchs recently made some additions to their cable gland portfolio. The sensing manufacturer now offers ATEX and IECEx Cable Glands, which provide additional protection for any hazardous-classified locations. With an emphasis on simple installation and extreme durability, the line improvements are ideal...

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Sep 15 2015

New Harsh-Environment Sensing Products from Carlo Gavazzi

Posted by Marty Klika in Sensors

This month, Carlo Gavazzi introduced  some additional harsh-environment options to their sensing family. The new ICS Inductive Proximity Sensors meet or exceed IP69K ECOLAB, and FDA standards. The new CONB Series Cordsets meet or exceed IP69K and ECOLAB standards.Both additions are designed to maximize performance...

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Sep 04 2015

A Look at Simplifying Sensor Body Styles

Posted by Marty Klika in Sensors

In my 20 years of providing sensor expertise for Standard Electric Supply Co., I have come across many different photoelectric sensors. I am not talking about your typical variety such as thru-beam, retro reflective or proximity sensors. I am mainly referring to body styles. I have worked with many manufacturers throughout...

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Aug 21 2015

Carlo Gavazzi Expands ICB Series line of Inductive Proximity Sensors

Posted by Nathan Vanderloop in Sensors

This month, Carlo Gavazzi announced three additions to their ICB Series of inductive proximity sensors. The 'extra-extended' ICB12, ICB18 and ICB30 sensors boast ranges up to three times the distance of Carlo Gavazzi's standard M12, M18 and M30 cylindrical  inductive proximity sensors. The cULus-certified line is...

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Apr 17 2015

A look at the R2000 Detection Laser Scanner from Pepperl+Fuchs

Posted by Bob Breitenbach in Sensors

The R2000 Detection Laser Scanner from Pepperl+Fuchs offers reliable detection for a variety of applications. Pulse Ranging Technology (PRT) allows reliable and precise measurements in industrial environments, which allows the R2000 series to provide exceptional performance regardless of object size or distance. ...

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Feb 17 2015

Locating and Using Your Plant Data With Vision and Sensing Technology

Posted by IAS Automation in Sensors

The following Standard Talk was originally posted in IAS Automation's February newsletter, which can be subscribed to  here .  IAS Automation  is a Wisconsin-based engineering company focused on helping customers navigate, refine and deploy their initiatives for automation and integration....

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Oct 28 2014

Pepperl+Fuchs Introduces R2000 Series Distance Scanner

Posted by Bob Breitenbach in Sensors

Earlier this month, Pepperl+Fuchs announced the release of thier new R2000 series distance scanner . The addition to Pepperl+Fuchs' sensing family can ideally suit a variety of applications, including... Image via  Pepperl+Fuchs Obstacle detection on automated forklifts...

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Sep 09 2014

Omron Sensors & Material-Handling Applications

Posted by Nathan Vanderloop in Sensors

In the way of video resources, Omron continues to offer a deep well of educational content to their customers as a means of better understanding product applications. Last week, they offered a video exploring the variety of ways various Omron lines can support several material handling roles. You can view Omron's video...

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Sep 02 2014

Discussing Purge Systems with Pepperl+Fuchs

Posted by Bob Breitenbach in Sensors

Pepperl & Fuchs' ongoing  'Ask an Expert'  video series offered a resourceful video last week that offered insight into the company's purge & pressurization system lines. In the video, P+F Product Manager Product Manager Brent Dean offers insight into their wide selection of Purging Technology...

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Jul 08 2014

Omron Introduces New Hex Head Fiber Units with a Built-In Lens

Posted by Nathan Vanderloop in Sensors

Last week, Omron introduced an addition to their fiber optic sensor options with their new Hex Head series E32-LT/LD. While the hex-head option's clearest added value is in its reduced mounting limitations, Omron has also attempted to make the sensing performance on the new line as advanced as possible. Improved...

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Jun 24 2014

The benefits of Inductive Position Sensing

Posted by Bob Breitenbach in Sensors

Pepperl + Fuchs recently provided a small breakdown of the beneifts associated with inductive position measurement sensing over analog cylindrical units. According to P+F, "Inductive position measuring systems (PMI)  offer an ideal solution for any  industrial  positioning  task. The...

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May 27 2014

Selecting Inductive Sensors for Stainless Steel Applications with Pepperl + Fuchs

Posted by Andy Penkalski in Sensors

Last week, Pepperl + Fuchs provided a handy walkthrough in regards to selecting inductive sensors for applications involving stainless steel. For these common proximity-switch scenarios, the common calibration typically suits carbon-steel applications. However, P+F has explored the various adjustments required...

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