Micro-Epsilon can help solve your application blues at Sensors & Instrumentation 2016

At the Sensors & Instrumentation exhibition (28th September – 29th September 2016) at the NEC, Birmingham, precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon UK (stand B1) will be showcasing its full range of sensor technologies, including non-contact capacitive, confocal and inductive displacement sensors, as well as 2D/3D laser profile sensors, infrared temperature sensors, thermal imagers and colour sensors. The stand will feature the scanCONTROL 2910-25 BL, a high performance compact laser profile sensor with integrated electronics, which uses a sharp-focused 25mm blue laser line for measuring small objects or difficult-to-measure surfaces.

Stop by the stand to share your application challenges with experts from Micro-Epsilon, who will offer their technical support, advice and guidance. The stand will feature the following interactive product demonstrations:

Blue laser profile sensor

The scanCONTROL 2910-25 BL is a high performance laser profile sensor with a sharp focused 25mm blue laser line. The sensor is ideal for applications where absolute precision is required on small or difficult-to-measure surfaces such as transparent plastic film, glass, red-hot glowing metals and organic (e.g. foods, wood) materials.

Auto-calibration

The eddyNCDT 3100 represents a world first in eddy current displacement measurement. With its Smart Sensor Auto Calibration system, visitors can see how easily and quickly the sensor connects to the 3100 controller. All calibration data is then automatically uploaded from the sensor to the controller, with no need for any lengthy calibration. All calibration data required for both ferrous (St37) and non-ferrous (aluminium) target materials is stored in the sensor before it is shipped.

Award winning laser triangulation

Visitors can also see a demonstration of the new optoNCDT 1320 and optoNCDT 1420 laser displacement sensors. The speed, size, performance and ease of integration of these sensors is unrivalled in the market today. The sensors are suitable for a variety of medium-to-high volume applications in automation, machine building and systems integration, particularly where conventional laser sensors have reached the limits of their performance capabilities.

Measuring to nanometre resolution

The capabilities of the high precision, integrated capacitive displacement measuring system – the capaNCDT 6200 – will be demonstrated on the stand by measuring the deflection of granite stone to nanometre accuracy (resolution is down to 0.002µm). The capaNCDT 6200 comprises a control unit, demodulator and Ethernet interface that supports fast and easy configuration through a web browser.

Best-in-class thermal imager

The smallest VGA-resolution infrared camera available today, the thermoIMAGER TIM 640 has dimensions of 45x56x90mm and weighs just 320g. Compared to other similar-size cameras, the TIM 640 is the only camera that enables the recording of radiometric video images at 32Hz and a VGA resolution of 640×480 pixels. The camera can detect very small temperature differences (thermal sensitivity: 75mK) and can measure object temperatures from -20°C to +900°C.

Colour measurement

For those with a need to measure colour, the stand will also feature the new colorCONTROL ACS7000, an inline high speed colour measurement system that measures the actual colour of the target by identifying their coordinates in the colour space. The system can be set up to continually monitor a production process and output the colour measurement via Ethernet, EtherCAT or RS422 and can also be taught pass fail/limits and then output out-of-tolerance alarms using digital I/O. Existing applications include automotive paint inspection, colour measurement of car interiors, coloured glass, transparent film and sheet production, printing, packaging, medical technology, food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and in the processing of plastics, food, wood, paper, veneer and textiles.

Get in touch:

For more information or to book an appointment on the stand, please call the Micro-Epsilon sales department on 0151 355 6070 or email info@micro-epsilon.co.uk

For further information about our full product range visit www.micro-epsilon.co.uk

Postal address: Micro-Epsilon UK Ltd, No1 Shorelines Building, Shore Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1AU.

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