Sensors and Transducers

Contrinex M12 and M18 Metal-Bodied Photoelectrics launch at SPS Exhibition

In a sneak peek of being announced at the upcoming SPS Exhibition in Hannover, Contrinex will launch metal-bodied M18 sized photoelectric sensors which feature the same exclusive ASIC technology as their plastic-bodied counterparts. Contrinex’s plastic-bodied ‘M18PA’ sensors, available from PLUS Automation, have proved to be very popular because they combine …

Read More »

HENSOLDT simulates defence systems of the future

The sensor solution provider HENSOLDT is developing new AI-based decision-making processes for military operations as part of the “GhostPlay” project. This is intended to support military action at the tactical level at the highest operational speed using a synthetic simulation environment. The innovative technology project, conducted in cooperation with Helmut …

Read More »

How PID sensor technology protects against VOC exposure: An ION Science and Blackline Safety Webinar

As the focus on air quality for health, safety, and environmental reasons continues to grow in importance, protecting against exposure to VOCs (volatile organic compounds) has also been recognised as essential. ION Science and Blackline Safety are joining together as experts in PID (photoionisation detection) technology and worker safety to …

Read More »

Contrinex analogue inductives smooth the ride on tram suspensions

The speed and precision of Contrinex’s analogue inductive sensors are trusted in a diverse range of applications and industries and one such example is rail transportation. A German technology-leading manufacturer of sustainable urban transportation systems uses them to help it ensure safety and efficiency to optimise the performance of its …

Read More »

Farnell now shipping Omega’s complete range of products from stock

Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has signed an exclusive agreement with Omega to become the only high service distributor to stock its full product portfolio. Omega’s complete range of sensing, control and monitoring products for factory automation and Industry 4.0 are now available …

Read More »

Precision high-speed measurement with Contrinex long-range analogue inductives manages web tension

A manufacturer of textile handling machines trusts the speed, precision and reliability of Contrinex’s long-range Analogue Inductive sensors to measure the small changes in the position of a ‘dancer’ roller or ‘follower’, which follows the fabric web’s position and so indicates the web’s tension. The sensor’s precision measurement is fed …

Read More »

Contrinex inductive sensors check the presence and position of workpiece carriers

Automation is extensively used throughout automotive assembly operations to transfer components between multiple production lines. In this application, the workpiece is lifted from its original carrier and placed onto a new one where sensors on the roller conveyor check its position. Contrinex’s uniquely robust 700 Series inductive sensors, available from …

Read More »

Yokogawa wins water supply management system order from National Water Company of Senegal

Yokogawa subsidiary Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation along with Toyota Tsusho Corporation have received an order from Société Nationale Des Eaux Du Sénégal (National Water Company of Senegal) for the construction of a water supply management system. The work is to be undertaken as part of the Mamelles Sea Water Desalination …

Read More »

In-house manufacturing enables Danisense to meet increased industry needs for accurate current sense transducers

Currently the electronics industry worldwide is still facing component shortages resulting in long lead-times and in some cases, dramatic increases in prices. However, Danisense, the leader in high-accuracy current sense transducers for demanding applications, is still able to supply customers within normal lead times, thanks to the company’s in-house manufacturing, …

Read More »

Latest Paragraf graphene Hall sensors deliver high-accuracy operation in fields exceeding 30 tesla and at cryogenic temperatures

Paragraf has leveraged its expertise in the manufacturing and implementation of graphene technology to make another major advance in Hall sensor performance. The company has announced the availability of a new sensor range capable of unmatched sensitivity and linearity when placed in low temperature environments and in strong magnetic fields. …

Read More »