05/21/2013

At the end of 2012, Micro-Epsilon launched the capaNCDT 6200 capacitive measuring system that can be extended by up to four measurement channels using demodulators. A new addition is the DL 6230 demodulator, which provides up to 8 times higher resolution.

04/25/2013

Compact design, flexible installation options and versatile interfaces make the new scanCONTROL 2600/2900 laser line scanners the ideal choice for high-precision profile and dimensional measurements in production environments.

04/15/2013

The three-range method typically used for color sensors can measure a maximum color distance of ?E > 0.5. However, more demanding industrial requirements require test systems that can achieve a color accuracy of ?E < 0.1.

04/15/2013

Surgical procedures require a perfect view of the operating area. Surgeons often use surgical microscopes for support. A high-precision capacitive sensor is used to stabilize the microscope's field of view.

04/15/2013

The thicknessCONTROL MTS 8201.LLT O-frame measurement system from Micro-Epsilon determines the thickness profile of individual metal strips in slitting lines.

04/02/2013

Ethernet network technology impresses through its reliability, high data transfer rates, ease of integration into existing networks and low hardware costs.

01/01/2013

In order to be able to effectively publizise the constant development of Micro-Epsilon, the company takes part in numerous exhibitions. Different sector-related and sensor-specific exhibitions are visited for complete market coverage.

10/18/2012

The contact temperature is an important parameter for the perceived quality of a surface. If this parameter is known, quality perception can be selectively influenced. A special measuring system has now been developed to measure the contact temperature.

10/18/2012

Micro-Epsilon has developed a highly dynamic laser sensor, the optoNCDT 2300LL (LaserLine), for distance measurement on shiny, rough and textured metallic surfaces. This sensor uses a short laser line in this case to avoid any interference.

10/18/2012

With the thicknessCONTROL MTS, 8202.LLT (CFK) Micro-Epsilon presents a particularly stable thickness measurement machine for the metalworking industry in C-frame construction.

12/01/2011

The scanCONTROL Configuration Tools software application makes it possible to program the scanCONTROL profile scanner individually and to visualise profile data.

12/01/2011

Non-contact diameter measurement on shiny metals is often a problem in measurement technology. The challenge was quickly resolved using confocal sensor technology, which provides accurate results on almost all surfaces.

12/01/2011

Metallic targets are difficult to measure using IR temperature sensors because of their high reflection characteristics. As a result, special thermoMETER models have been developed that each play a special role when measuring on metals.

12/01/2011

The ultra compact optoNCDT ILR 1030 is Micro-Epsilon's new laser distance measurement solution. The sensor measures up to 8m without a reflector (and 50m with one) and is only around half the size of other competing models.

02/10/2011

Metallic targets are difficult to measure using IR temperature sensors because of their high reflection characteristics. As a result, special thermoMETER models have been developed that each play a special role when measuring on metals.

02/10/2011

The ultra compact optoNCDT ILR 1030 is the new laser distance measurement solution. The sensor measures up to 8m without a reflector (and 50m with one). Reliability and speed are the key benefits of this new sensor.

12/10/2010

NLDE1009-mainSENSOR-35px The "mainSENSOR" operates on the new magneto-inductive measuring method. Displacements of up to 45mm can be determined in high resolution and at high speed via changes in the magnetic field.

12/10/2010

Capacitive sensors are often used in complex thickness measurement systems for reflecting objects. A thickness measurement solution is achieved quickly by using the built-in calculation functions of the capaNCDT 6500.

12/10/2010

The thermoMETER CSlaser IR temperature sensor is a brand new addition to the range. This compact sensor requires no external controller, but it does have an integrated laser aiming system.

12/04/2010

New capacitive sensors will be produced with a hybrid design. As well as offering very high temperature stability, this new range of sensors provide many other benefits.

11/02/2010

The themoMETER product group provides a wide range of different models for non-contact temperature measurement. These are compiled in the revised thermoMETER catalogue, which now includes all new models.

11/02/2010

There are now a wide variety of communications protocols available for use with different sensors. In order to simplify this growing diversity, Micro-Epsilon has created “MEDAQLib” at no charge to the user.

11/02/2010

Ethernet is now a widely used interface in measurement technology and industry as a whole and is now also available for the scanCONTROL 2700 sensor. Users benefit from the advantages of this standard by integrating laser scanners into their networks.

11/02/2010

There is now a new combination sensor system for fast thickness measurement of plastic layers or films. The measuring head combines a capacitive sensor with an eddy current sensor in a single housing.

09/14/2010

Special applications often require more than a standard sensor. Due to its specific design, the optoNCDT1700Z-10 laser sensor is able to measure the exact distance to the machining plane directly underneath a positioning tool or lens.

09/14/2010

With the new ECT technology, many of the previous limitations of using eddy current sensors or capacitive sensors no longer apply.

09/14/2010

In respooling machines, finished coils are produced from individual ring-shaped metal bands. The metal rings are joined together so that one continuous coil is produced at the end. optoNCDT ILR laser sensors are used to measure the end of the rings.

09/11/2010

A new selection model is being used to provide an improved overview and to help classify your own application in terms of laser scanner performance requirements.

09/11/2010

The boreCONTROL system has again been revised and is now available to customers. With boreCONTROL, for the first time users can inspect drilled holes and cavities down to4.5mm in diameter. The system's sensor probe is inserted into the drilled hole.

09/11/2010

During production, cutting or grinding discs are subjected to spot checks to ensure dimensional conformance. A new measuring machine can now perform this task by using the optoCONTROL 2500 optical micrometer.

09/11/2010

Measurement technology used in the food industry has to meet special industry standards and regulations. The new optoNCDT 1402 SC sensor is proving itself in the industry time and time again.

08/03/2010

wireSENSOR draw-wire sensors are very easy to operate. They provide measuring ranges between 5mm and 50m and can be adapted for use in many different applications.

08/03/2010

Machine builder Aumat relies on optoNCDT sensors from Micro-Epsilon to measure the profile of security keys during the production process. The small spot size and speed of the sensor are particularly important for this customer.

08/03/2010

The optoCONTROL product group has a wide range of potential applications. The system is used directly in production environments for parts monitoring, for process control or for quality control.

08/03/2010

Within the product range, laser distance sensors cover the large measuring ranges. The new optoNCDT ILR sensors brochure describes the different applications and sensor models within this product range.

07/20/2010

The thermoMETER CSmicro miniature sensors are ideally suitable for integration in machines and equipment. The currently smallest infrared sensor is appropriate for almost every application.

07/20/2010

The latest sensors in the capaNCDT product range are manufactured using an ECT process. Due to this new process, the capacitive sensors are extremely stable thermally and can be manufactured in new geometrical shapes.

07/20/2010

The booming solar wafer industry has increasingly higher production requirements for the manufacture of silicon wafers.The new inspection system from Micro-Epsilon System Technology enables maximum yields to be achieved.

07/12/2010

The non-contact temperature sensors product range is growing all the time. The latest additions support temperature monitoring during combustion processes. Three models enable measurements to be made directly on flames or through them.

07/12/2010

Two channels are often sufficient when measuring thickness using capacitive sensors. In such cases, the capaNCDT 6500 C offers a very convenient solution. Two channels are therefore taken into account with a high level of precision.

07/12/2010

Micro-Epsilon launched ten innovations over the course of the year. A review of the sensors and instruments we have presented highlights key developments and characteristics once again.

06/07/2010

The shaded areas on rolled surfaces known as chatter marks will adversely affect the quality of the optical sensor. The new deflectometric RC Sensor system measures chatter marks and enables error-free measurement of surfaces.

06/07/2010

The confocal miniature sensors are still unique in terms of displacement measurement. The sensor as a 4mm thick titanium bar can be used in many applications where triangulation sensors or conventional confocal sensors would be too large.

06/07/2010

Inductive sensors are a preferred choice due to the variety of standard sensor models.For many applications,an inductive sensor would also be suitable if certain modifications could be made. This is now possible by using custom sensors from Micro-Epsilon.

06/07/2010

scanCONTROL laser scanners are used to inspect the shape of rotationally symmetrical parts. The laser line measures the contour of the inserted object with micrometre precision.

04/30/2010

The thermoMETER CTlaser is a high-end non-contact, industrial temperature measurement solution. Due to the many available spectral ranges (1 – 14 µm), sensors are available for almost all application areas.

04/30/2010

In combustion engines, it is necessary to automatically check whether the bearing shell has been inserted for the mounting of the bearing caps. For this, the optoCONTROL optical micrometer is used at Volvo in Sweden.

04/29/2010

Operating temperatures up to 350°C, strong electromagnetic fields, ultra high vacuum and extremely high mechanical load capacity – these are the application areas for eddy current sensors that are produced using this revolutionary ECT method.

03/30/2010

A universal measuring machine is used for contour measurement and 3D parts recognition and digitalisation.The machine developed by the company Schmidtke electronic is equipped with different sensors depending on the object to be measured.

03/30/2010

The new mainSENSOR product family operates according to the magneto-inductive measuring principle. This patented measuring principle offers extreme sensitivity and so is suitable for highly dynamic measurements.

03/05/2010

Ethernet is now the preferred industrial communications fieldbus. Various sensors from Micro-Epsilon already support this interface, which is increasingly popular in automation applications.

01/22/2010

The well-known system for measuring the thickness and width of metal strip has been completely redesigned and improved. Measurements are now possible in a very large measuring gap of 190mm with linearity of 10µm.

01/21/2010

The optoNCDT 1710-1000 is a new addition to the company’s already extensive laser sensor product range. The sensor is ideally suited to moving objects, high target temperatures or if the object is in a vacuum.