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Achieving Reliable Interface Measurement
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When to Choose HOT MWIR Over Uncooled LWIR
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The Benefit of 5G in the Factory
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Limit Switch with Integrated LED Status Indication

Limit Switch with Integrated LED Status Indication

Microprecision Electronics SA now introduced its MP100/200 series microswitches with an optional integrated LED indicator light. 

These microswitches with integrated LED status indicator have been designed for use at 24V in industrial automation applications. They allow a simple, visual control of the switching function, which can be very cumbersome to perform, in particular when the switch is mounted far away from the connected controller. Also, a broken cable will be instantly recognisable. In addition, the LED facilitates the intuitive calibration...

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Power Hand Tool and Industrial Markets

Power Hand Tool and Industrial Markets

Portescap provides advanced motion solutions that maximize power while improving user experience. Your screwdrivers, nutrunners, stapling, and cutting tools will benefit from increased performance, lower weight and energy-efficiency our motors provide.
 
Portescap's new 35ECS offers the right balance between high torque and speed in a compact package. Even better is the reliable 35ECS's adaptability for most applications in the power hand tool and industrial markets.

Contact Portescap today to see how we can optimize the right...

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EN 388 Has Changed

EN 388 Has Changed

Based on the new EN 388 standard cut tests, only gloves made with Kevlar® kept or increased their cut rating, while gloves with other materials may now have a lower rating. Do you have the protection your job requires?

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Unmatched Precision in Distance and Thickness Measurements with Confocal Sensors

Unmatched Precision in Distance and Thickness Measurements with Confocal Sensors

Confocal chromatic sensors provide the latest modern technology for displacement, distance, position and thickness measurements combined with maximum precision and high speed. A large range of sensors and different controller interfaces open versatile fields of application, e.g. in the semiconductor industry, glass industry, medical engineering and plastics production.

Especially when measuring on reflecting and shiny targets, confocal chromatic sensors provide high accuracy whereas laser sensors are overdriven due to the high light intensity. This is a major advantage in a ‘live’...

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Axetris puts micro-technology to work

Axetris puts micro-technology to work

Axetris covers a broad range of micro-technology based products. Axetris will be at Booth 434 in Hall 1 at Sensor + Test exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. Meet specialists in the following fields:

Infrared Sources: Axetris presents a new member of the EMIRS50 product family: Reflector 7 for EMIRS50
  Mass Flow Meters and Controllers: High performance gas flow control for OEMs—now available with PROFINET and EtherCAT interfaces and Bidirectional Flow Measurement

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Save Time and Hassle with One Integrated Solution for Control & Automation

Save Time and Hassle with One Integrated Solution for Control & Automation

Building new machines for today’s factories requires sophisticated control and automation that can only be delivered through multiple solutions and components – including a PLC, HMI, and VFD (Variable Frequency Drive). As all components must be integrated, selecting the right combination is crucial to the efficiency and success of the machine development project.

Why risk multi-vendor complexity?

Researching different products from multiple companies can be a major drain on time as well as confusing, with different offers and delivery schedules. And, when you have questions...

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Cut. Heat. Arc flash

Cut. Heat. Arc flash

The workplace is full of hazards. Only Kevlar® provides multi-hazard protection against cuts, abrasions, heat, flame, arc flash and more - providing workers extra protection, escape time and peace of mind.

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5G is Advancing Autonomous Driving

5G is Advancing Autonomous Driving

5G will have an undoubtable impact on the innovation of autonomous vehicles. Its ultra-low latency will play a critical role in automotive connectivity, its fast and reliable data connection will allow you to download up-to-date 3D maps in near proximity and it also ensures that all mission-critical wireless services seamlessly work up to 500 km/h (310 mph).

5G is the future of autonomous driving and autonomous applications. Discover more by reading our latest white paper!

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NXT-Level Image Processing – Now Available

NXT-Level Image Processing – Now Available

The industrial revolution is underway – and the brand new vision app-based camera families IDS NXT rio & rome strive to play a major role in the midst of it. The first models are already available as design-in samples. Customers can choose between different protection classes (IDS NXT rome comes with IP65/67), sensors and variants with artificial intelligence.

The new models communicate via GigE Vision and are optionally equipped with various CMOS sensors from 1.3 MP to 5 MP. The basic functions of the IDS NXT cameras can be individually...

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High Precision Mechanical Position Sensor

High Precision Mechanical Position Sensor

With the new MP600 mechanical sensor family, Microprecision Electronics presents a low voltage position switch with NC and NO contacts. The travel between the two contacts is factory set at a distance ranging from  0.3mm to 1.5mm.

This allows two position detection without hysteresis and with a repeatability of less than 5µm.  One single sensor can be used to control high and low limits of a process, or home position and overrun position of a linear movement. 

Other Key Features are:

Temperature Range -40°C...

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