(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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A uniform casing design, the same calibration and start up, as well as standardized mounting - and alignment fixtures are the features of this series of sensors, which encompasses many different... (View Full Article)
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Unlike inductive proximity switches, which respond exclusively to metals, capacitive sensors react to a wide spectrum of other materials, such as for example: paper, glass, plastics, oil, water, as... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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An efficient selection of the proper sensor technology for distance measurement becomes more and more important. Continuously increasing requirements to machine capacity and reduced budgets requires a... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Many industrial ultrasonic sensors are based on the delay time measurement. As has been mentioned in the introduction, the "measurement representation" thereby is the propagation velocity of the sound... (View Full Article)
(Linear Position Sensing)
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In the beginning, non-contact sensors were largely an on-off affair. They, like their switch predecessors either "saw" something or didn't. They passed this information on to a transistor or relay... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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Baumer has introduced the proven series of TXG cameras with a Power over Gigabit Ethernet (PoE) interface. This solution combines transmitting data and supplying power into one standard network cable... (View Full Article)
(Video Cameras and Accessories)
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Modern GigE camera systems offer sophisticated vision solutions that are versatile, simple to setup, and easy to operate when properly designed and supported for the application. Baumer's expertise in... (View Full Article)
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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In industrial image processing and machine vision applications, the lighting of the inspected objects is realized by illumination modules such as LED arrays. In order to increase the intensity of... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Magnetic field sensors are generally based on the magneto-resistive or Hall-principle. Compared to optical speed sensors, resolvers and precision potentiometers, magnetic field sensors do not contain... (View Full Article)
(Encoders and Resolvers)
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Sensors and encoders are used everyday in manufacturing environments and high precision equipment to monitor the proximity or presence of an object, as well as the position, distance, direction, and... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Contact-free or tactile? Who can make a selection is spilt for choice. However selection of a measuring sensor most suitable for the application will hardly give anyone a headache. In each individual... (View Full Article)
(Encoders and Resolvers)
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On every factory, and on every shop floor, something is rotating and someone wants to monitor it. Enter the optical rotary encoder. Encoders transform mechanical rotary motion into a sequence of... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Inductive sensors are non-contact proximity sensors designed to detect the presence or absence of a ferrous material, the ideal target being mild steel at least 1 mm thick and the same diameter as the... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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To some extent today's technical systems and instruments are extremely complex configured puzzles of individual parts. Automobiles consist of dozens of subsystems with a multitude of activators,... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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During operation the transducer alternates continuously between transmitting and receiving. If the transmitted switch packets encounter an object the sound is reflected and a small part of the energy... (View Full Article)