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Worldwide unique laser sensors

Worldwide unique laser sensors

Micro-Epsilon's optoNCDT 1320/1420 laser sensors based on the triangulation measuring principle perform non-contact displacement, distance and position measurements. Due to their low weight combined with compact size, the optoNCDT 1320/1420 sensors can be easily integrated into restricted installation spaces and are ideally suitable for applications where high accelerations occur e.g. on the robot arm or in pick-and-place machines. The high-performance optical system projects the small light spot sharply onto the measurement object which...

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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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DataHub OPC Gateway

DataHub OPC Gateway

Connect any OPC DA server or client to any OPC UA server or client, locally or over the plant network. 

Key features include:

Data aggregation – merge data from multiple sources into a common data set. Security – control access and set permissions for users and groups.  Supports Redundancy – hot standby switching between for both OPC UA & DA  Scripting – program custom solutions to meet your specific needs. Open APIs – Connect custom programs, great for machine builders Secure Remote Configuration Tool – Configure a network of installations...

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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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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. Starting from May, the first models will be 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...

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Custom Optical Systems

Custom Optical Systems

Many different types of optical imaging and sensing systems are today used to observe and measure the Earth and the universe at large. Drawing upon approaching 30 years expertise in designing radiation resistant optics for satellites and spacecraft, Resolve Optics is today a leading supplier of optical components and systems for this harsh remote environment.

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New Models for uEye CP Camera Family from IDS

New Models for uEye CP Camera Family from IDS

IDS has integrated the high-resolution 12 MP IMX226 rolling shutter sensor into the uEye CP camera family, giving increased resolution, speed and sensitivity. The new models are available with GigE or USB3 interfaces and are available from May.

Thanks to the BSI ("back-side-illumination") technology of the SONY STARVIS series of sensors, the IMX226 is perfect for tasks that require optimal results even in low light conditions. It delivers extremely low-noise images and is therefore ideally suited for applications in areas such as microscopy, logistics and traffic monitoring.

With...

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Industrial Control Breakthrough: Unitronics Launches Unique, High-Performance PLC

Industrial Control Breakthrough: Unitronics Launches Unique, High-Performance PLC

Unitronics is proud to introduce a powerful new controller: UniStream® PLC.

The UniStream PLC is based on proven, award-winning UniStream hardware and UniLogic software that enhances your ability to implement all of the control tasks required by your machine or process application.

A multi-function controller that matches a vast range of application requirements, the UniStream PLC provides users with advanced communication...

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Easily Print Labels from your Smartphone!

Easily Print Labels from your Smartphone!

The new BradyPrinter M611 Mobile Printer announces a new chapter in the ongoing evolution of identification. Even the most complex labels can now easily be designed in the field using only a smartphone and Brady Corporation's free Express app before printing on reliable, industrial grade label materials with the BradyPrinter M611. See how it works!

Design any complex label in the field with a phone

With Brady's Express app installed on any smartphone, users can easily design complex labels with 1D and 2D codes and barcodes, serialise, use an extensive image library,...

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Elesa Standard Machine Elements Ready for Hannover Messe

Elesa Standard Machine Elements Ready for Hannover Messe

Elesa is pleased to announce its continually expanding range of high-quality machine components such as handwheels, handles, clamping knobs, position indicators, knobs, latches, hinges, castors and levelling feet, which will be showcased at Hannover Messe (Hall 16, Stand G10 and Hall 3, Stand L42).

Column level indicators HCK series have been designed and realized to read the liquid level of hydraulic systems that use liquids containing aggressive chemical agents, including glycol-based solutions. Watch the video! At the exhibition...

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