Sensors and Transducers

Contrinex’s new low-cost weld-immune inductives prove their value to a valve manufacturer

A valve manufacturer which uses spot welders in their manufacturing process trusts Contrinex’s new lower-cost 600 series Weld-Immune Inductive Sensors to provide reliable detection and switching. The sensors are used to prevent misalignment during the welding assembly process and need to withstand the exceptionally high currents used to weld aluminium …

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AMA Innovation Award 2022: Applications now open

The AMA Association for Sensor and Measurement Technology (AMA) invites researchers and developers to apply for the AMA Innovation Award 2022. The search is on for innovative research and development results in sensor and measurement technology. The deadline for entries is January 26, 2022. Individuals and development teams are invited …

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Contrinex inductives presence check inserts in automotive aircon plastic mouldings

The automotive industry demands parts that are verified to be 100% correct and therefore a supplier of injection moulded parts trusts Contrinex inductives from their Extra Distance 500 Series to check that threaded inserts have been correctly mounted inside moulded plastic parts. Customer Application To enable the fast screw assembly …

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Farnell launches new sensors-to-software solutions featuring NI and Omega

Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has introduced new configuration-based solutions featuring high-quality data acquisition software and hardware from NI coupled with market-leading sensors from Omega. The competitively priced solutions reduce the need to research system compatibility, saving customers time and money in temperature …

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Sensors and Measurement: Sales stabilise, order situation picks up

AMA Association reports industry development for the second quarter of 2021 Sensors and measurement technology recorded significant sales growth in the first quarter, with sales stabilising at plus minus zero percent in the second quarter. Overall, the industry’s incoming orders developed positively with an increase of eight percent. The proportion …

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Analog Devices at SPS 2021 – Bringing Smart Manufacturing to Life

With the resumption of in-person trade fairs, in November 2021 SPS returns to its traditional venue of the Nuremberg exhibition centre. Analog Devices (ADI) will be there to showcase and discuss its comprehensive, industry-leading sensing and connectivity solutions that are driving the transformation to Digital Industry and enable increased productivity …

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Flexible, Accurate, Slim & Resilient Semitec’s Gymnastic NTC Thermistor

If a thermistor could be likened to any sport at the Olympics, then the Semitec JT thermistor deserves a gold medal in gymnastics! The JT can literally bend over backwards to solve your temperature sensing problems. Worldwide winner, the Semitec JT has been used extensively in many space-sensitive applications including …

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Blaize and LeiShen Intelligence enter Strategic Cooperation Agreement to integrate Lidar and AI functions

Blaize has announced a strategic cooperation agreement with Lidar solutions leader LeiShen, for in-depth cooperation on the integration of Lidar and AI functions in intelligence applications for autonomous operation across a range of automotive and smart city markets in China. As part of the agreement, Blaize and LeiShen are building …

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Contrinex inductives identify vehicle body types

An automotive manufacturer uses simple, low-cost inductive sensors to identify which style of chassis it receives in the body shop, to define what further processing should take place. Customer application The customer manufactures a wide range of vehicles and so as each body arrives at the body shop, operators use …

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Reed Switch Developments Corp. Achieves Woman-Owned Business Certification

The privately held and family owned Reed Switch Developments Corp., global experts in the design, manufacture and supply of standard and custom magnetic reed switch and proximity sensor assemblies, as well as providers of related reed switch sensor design engineering services, today announced that it has now been awarded its …

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