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SICK - HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST CONNECTION CABLE MATERIAL

We may be known for our sensor solutions but we also have the accessories and supplements you need to connect the dots! Cables, connectors and the like abound in our sensor widget toolbox
In this edition of Sensor Spotlight, we’re highlighting cables. Why? Industrial automation is demanding, and not only of sensor solutions. The connectivity also has to have the resilience an... (read more)

SICK - Photoelectric sensors small, but indispensable

In industrial automation, photoelectric sensors are small, but indispensable tools. They drive innovation and optimization across many industries, precisely detect objects, and ensure that everything runs smoothly.

So, whether it's maintaining freshness of products, ensuring quality control, or enhancing precision, sensors like the W10 emerge as a intelligent solution for multifac... (read more)

SICK - Compact 3D LiDAR sensor-high detection reliability

Compact 3D LiDAR sensor with high detection reliability and localization accuracy

The multiScan100 3D LiDAR sensor is a real multi-talent. Thanks to its high-resolution 0° scan layer, it is suitable for mapping and localization. The sensor generates a 3D point cloud that can be used to detect people and objects. It effortlessly detects fall edges and overhanging obstacles. Thi... (read more)

SICK - Streamline Warehouse Operations wtih Zone Control

Now you can gain complete visibility and control over your logistics operations with zone management solutions. Zone control is the process of controlling the flow of goods from one material handling function to another in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

It is a critical component of any effective supply chain management system, as it helps ensure that products and service... (read more)

SICK - New picoScan100: Compact in size!

LiDAR sensors picoScan1002D LiDAR sensor – high-performance and cost-effective in compact housing. (read more)

SICK - How can we help get the world to net Zero Carbon?

SICK tackles low-carbon combustion and cleaner production processes

Renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind, are increasing rapidly. On the other hand, global energy demand is constantly increasing. Industries for manufacturing metal and steel, cement, chemicals, and petrochemicals waste incinerations, and fossil fuels power plants are responsible for a large part of the... (read more)

SICK - New Foreign Object Detection System

Introducing SICK’s next in-focus vision system – Foreign Object Detection. What is FOS? FOS stands for foreign object detection system. In simple terms, foreign object detection means finding any object that does not belong in a given environment, as it could potentially lead to personnel injury or component damage if not removed. (read more)

SICK - Pros & Cons of Industrial Robots in Manufacturing

Revolutionizing Manufacturing: How Robots Boost Productivity, Quality, and Safety (read more)

SICK - Introducing Sensors+: Sensor Customizations

Introducing Sensors+: Your Solution, Your Way with Sensor Customizations

Do you even customize? SICK’s customization program tailors solutions to your specifications

SICK strives to create the best solution possible for our customers. Sensor intelligence, independence, innovation, and leadership are the core elements of our identity, and we want to imbue these... (read more)

SICK - SICK Honored - 2023 Company of the Year Award

SICK honored with the 2023 Company of the Year Award for Best in Class in the Global Industrial Sensor Solutions Industry

Back-to-back Champions of Frost and Sullivan’s Company of the Year Award

Manufacturing and process spaces are experiencing a revolutionary shift due to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). This dynamic technology op... (read more)

SICK - The Engineer's Guide to Digital Transformation

Start your digital transformation journey today with simple integration tips from SICK.

What Is Digital Transformation?

Also called Industry 4.0, this is achieved when all processes and systems in the factory are in harmony and everything is operating at the highest levels, automatically, with minimal intervention.

A true smart factory. These processes and systems ar... (read more)

SICK - Fact or Fiction: Track and Trace Edition

Come along while we debunk common misconceptions and gain current application knowledge in the track and trace industry (read more)

SICK - Cutting-edge tech for natural gas measurement

HIGH PRESSURE GAS FLOW METER FOR NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION

Gas flow meters - FLOWSIC550

Your Benefits

  • Ultimate measurement certainty and safety of continuous gas supply
  • Simple installation, replacement of turbine gas meters
  • Reduction of installation costs due to integrated volume correction
  • Easy Commissioning and data reading via.../li>
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SICK - IMPROVING MOBILE ROBOTS WITH MULTISCAN 3D LIDAR

SICK's newest multiscan LiDAR provides mobile robots 360°, 3D views of the surrounding area with only one sensor (read more)

SICK - 10 steps to a safe, productive mobile robot

In this practical guide, you will find the 10 key steps for reconciling safety and productivity. In particular, you will learn: (read more)

SICK - Suitable for all your tank level measuring needs

Regardless of the type of tank, application and medium – thanks to its non-contact 80 GHz radar technology the SicWave product line is suitable for all your level measuring needs. HART communication and Bluetooth connection simplify service and diagnostics on the device and prepare it optimally for Industry 4.0 applications. (read more)

SICK - The Digitalization of the Manufacturing Sector

Watch SICK Uncovered: Get an inside look at SICK's new production facility in Minneapolis, MN. This production site embraces the spirit of digitalization of the manufacturing sector. See it in action with our expert, Divya Prakash! (read more)

SICK - The Five Steps to Digital Transformation

So you’re ready to tackle a digital transformation project in your facility, but what’s the best way to start? (read more)

SICK - How to bring an AGV system to a small company

How to bring an AGV system to a small company—yes, it’s possible! Automating your logistics processes is no longer a “nice to have,” but a “must have,” even for small- to mid-sized companies. So what solutions should these companies turn to to stay competitive? They need affordable automated guided vehicle (AGV) system solutions that can be rapidly dep... (read more)

SICK - Safety as a service: Risk assessment to validation

Complex regulations, demanding technical implementation and meticulous documentation – machine safety is a real challenge. Many top machine builders therefore rely on collaboration with external partners. (read more)

SICK - Learn how to evaluate and determine risks

Safety has a high value – it serves to protect people. Employees responsible for safety are faced with complex laws, regulations,
labeling measures and guidelines, making it difficult to remember the
minute details. We sort through the complex, often difficult to
understand requirements to make it easier for you. (read more)

SICK - New Flexible linear encoder

Linear encoders DAX® Flexible linear encoder for countless industrial applications

Easy integration into new and existing machine designs thanks to high system flexibility, low space requirements and customizable functions, such as backward compatibility with manufacturer-specific position magnets. (read more)

SICK - The world’s first 3D time-of-flight camera

A new dimension in safety technology. Allows safe three-dimensional environment perception that you can use to increase the safety and efficiency of your applications. (read more)

SICK - A day in the life a Process Automation Technician

A day in the life of….a Process Automation Field Services Technician.

We walk through what it’s like to be a Process Automation Field Services Technician at SICK (read more)

SICK - Photoelectric sensors Roller Sensor Bar

Your Benefits

  • Reduce conveyor downtime due to false switchings on background-objects
  • Optimize sensor performance by configuring beam spacing to the mm
  • Increase detection area across the entire conveyor bed by removing blind zones on the near and far side of the conveyor
  • IO-Link provides individual beam break information which can be used for...
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SICK - Photoelectric sensors - long range G20 sensor

SICK’s economical global series of photoelectric sensors welcomes the new long range G20 sensor.

G20 at-a-glance:

  • Excellent price/performance ratio
  • Intuitive and fast commissioning with light/dark switching, additional front LED and adjustable signal delay
  • Compact design and availability for DC and AC/DC
  • Reduced downtime due to hi
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SICK - Global Company of the Year in IIoT Sensor Industry

SICK honored with the 2022 Global Industrial Internet of Things Sensor Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan (read more)

SICK - Creating Safe Productivity: Empower Your Business

Partner up with SICK and benefit from safety solutions that make your processes run smoothly and enable humans and machines to work as a team. Not only do we make sure your workflows are safe, but we also realize their underlying productivity potentials. We call this Safe Productivity. (read more)

SICK - Flare gas measurement in upstream applications

FLOWSIC100 Flare-XT: Ultrasonic flare gas measurement

Precise and robust gas flow meter for flare gas or flare stack applications: (read more)

SICK - Introducing flexLock (3/3): Remain safe

flexLock is an all-round safety locking device with an open locking head for 180° approachability and easy cleaning. (read more)

SICK - Improve sortation of non-conveyables

The VMS4300-VDS improves sortation of non-conveyables in a non-singulated flow with touching/side-by-side functionality (read more)

SICK - New Smart Service App - Better Data Visualization

SICK is launching Monitoring Box, the latest offering to curate, visualize, and analyze status data from SICK sensors (read more)

SICK - IN-SITU GAS ANALYZERS RECEIVE CLASS 1, DIV 2 CERT

After recent success with the conversion and certification of SICK’s MCS300 HW analyzer solution, SICK has added another product to its lineup of those certified with Class 1, Division 2 approval. (read more)

SICK - RFID Improves Digital Production & Logistics

How RFID Improves Digital Production and Logistics at Audi. Audi’s Neckarsulm site sets the foundation for a fully connected automotive production factory. (read more)

SICK - Learn how camera system reduces risk of collision

With 3D snapshot technology the live image monitor helps the driver avoid collisions by issuing acoustic and visual warnings, even in harsh production environments. (read more)

SICK - On Air With SICK USA Learn About the B11 Standards

On Air With SICK USA includes discussions on manufacturing and warehousing industry trends, product innovations, and some exemplary uses of sensor technology in today’s market. (read more)

SICK - Introducing Your Campus Tour Guide

See how four students from Texas A&M University designed an AMR to guide users around campus. (read more)

SICK - What is the ANSI B11.19 Standard?

White paper: What is the ANSI B11.19 Standard? A comprehensive handbook to the new edition of the ANSI B11.19 Standard.

This comprehensive handbook discusses the new edition of the ANSI B11.19 Standard. Topics include newly added risk reduction measures, solutions for whole body access, physical barriers and (read more)

SICK - Increase transparency and lower human error

White Paper: Increase transparency with a networked production environment. As the electronics industry shifts toward automation and digitalization, using sensor solutions can reduce manual work done in production logistics and create transparency, ultimately mitigating the risk of human error. (read more)

SICK - SPACE-SAVING SLIM LIGHT GRID

NEW SPACE-SAVING LIGHT GRID PROVIDES MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY AND FUNCTIONALITY WITH MINIMAL SPACE REQUIREMENTS

The new SLG-2 is one of the most compact automation light grids of its kind of the market and offers high performance detection and measurement (read more)

SICK - 3D Machine Vision

3D Machine Vision Ruler3000

Highly accurate with an unmatched measurement speed, the new generation Ruler3000 3D cameras will be the number one choice for machine vision system integrators and industrial applications. (read more)

SICK - Machine Vision

3D Machine Vision Ranger3

Highly accurate and with an unmatched measurement speed, the next generation of Ranger3 streaming cameras can be configured for a wider range of needs. (read more)

SICK - The gate to ultrasonic gas flow measuring devices

The new FLOWgate™ operating software for all FLOWSIC ultrasonic gas flow meters and ultrasonic gas flow measuring devices from SICK links diagnostic data quickly and intelligently and presents them already prepared – for consistently easy operation or for clear, needs-based process monitoring (read more)

SICK - Create a smart production logistics environment

This white paper describes the value chain in the electronics industry. The value chain encompasses the
manufacturing of semiconductor chips based on silicon wafers and electronic components like connectors and capacitors, their placement on printed circuit boards, and the mounting of subassemblies and electronic devices. (read more)

SICK - Smart Logistics for the Electronics Industry

FROM SILICONE TO THE SMARTPHONE: INTELLIGENT
PRODUCTION LOGISTICS FOR THE ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY

Learn to creating transparent and dynamic material and information flows for a smart and networked production logistics environment. Read the white paper! (read more)

SICK - 3D Streaming Camera for measurement precision

SICK’S NEW 3D STREAMING CAMERA PROVIDES UNMATCHED SPEED AND MEASUREMENT PRECISION. The Ruler3000 provides distinct advantages for OEMs, system integrators, and accomplished 3D vision end users. (read more)

SICK - Problem Solver Sensor for Smart Object Detection

SICK drives innovation with the new W4F miniature photoelectric sensor for intelligent object detection in tight installation spaces for proximity applications (read more)

SICK - Learn how to increase plant process efficiency

Localization aids in the digitization of industrial production. With accurate localization data from SICK sensors, everything can become fully automated, boosting delivery quality and on-time delivery. (read more)

SICK - Safety controller with future-proof technology

SICK's Flexi Compact safety controller is a space-saving and modular machine safety solution. Configured for a wide-range of applications, it helps to reduce costly downtimes and increase productivity. (read more)

SICK - How real-time localization can improve efficiency

SICKGet better data from your processes with localization

Localization aids in the digitization of industrial production. With accurate localization data from SICK sensors, everything can become fully automated, boosting delivery quality and on-time delivery. (read more)

SICK - Flowsic 100 Flare XT

Precise and robust gas flow meter for flare gas or flare stack applications: Our ultrasonic gas flow measuring instrument FLOWSIC100 Flare-XT is designed for flare gas measurement or flare metering. The high-resolution measurement and innovative sensor design is being developed for most efficient uses in petroleum refineries, natural gas processing or offshore and onshore oil and gas pla... (read more)

SICK - Sick Launches the 1st Safe Multibeam Scanner

The scanGrid2 safe multibeam scanner from SICK is the first of its kind in the world. Certified as a Type 2/SIL 1 safety sensor according to IEC 61496-3, the scanGrid2 can protect hazardous areas up to performance level c and works well for collision avoidance. (read more)

SICK - INTEGRATED CYLINDER POSITION MEASUREMENT

The MAX48 linear encoder enables non-contact, completely integrated
and absolute position measurement in hydraulic cylinders. Suitable for use under extreme ambient and operating conditions in applications in mobile machines. The innovative technology of magnetostriction offers high reliability,

See options here (read more)

SICK - Smaller Linear Encoder for Mobile Machines

SICK has launched the smaller MAX30 to accommodate smaller cylinders on smaller mobile machines. (read more)

SICK - Flowsic600 XT

The FLOWSIC600-XT is available in variants with 4, 4+1, 4+4, and 8 measurement paths to meet the requirements of every application, whether it is being used as a stand-alone or system solution. In addition to the OIML R 137 Class 1.0 requirements, the FLOWSIC600-XT meets the requirements of Class 0.5 and AGA9 in their entirety. (read more)

SICK - In-situ gas analyzers from SICK

Efficient flue gas cleaning is used in modern power stations. Another method used to reduce NOx is the SCR (selective catalytic reduction) that uses NH3 for conversion of NOx. Even with high dust concentrations, high temperatures, and high gas velocities, control and efficient operation of the SCR system is ideally done in-situ, in real-time, and across the full diameter of the process d... (read more)

SICK - Flowsic 500

The FLOWSIC500 ultrasonic compact gas meter from SICK enables extremely accurate natural gas distribution measurement. Without any mechanical moving parts, the FLOWSIC500 is rugged, reliable, and maintenance-free, reducing operating costs. It is overload-proof, accurate and is monitored by an intelligent diagnostics system. Recalibration is extremely straightforward. (read more)

SICK - Process solutions MCS300P HW

Simultaneous process monitoring of up to 6 measuring components

Features at a glance

  • Simultaneous measurement of up to 6 components plus O2
  • Measurement gas flow monitoring and measurement gas pressure detection
  • Temperature of the system components up to 200 °C
  • Automated sample point switching for up to 3 sample points (optional)<.../li>
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SICK - Robots see more with 3D snapshot technology

More autonomy in goods receiving: In order to face the new automotive challenges, every automotive manufacturer should increase their investments in modernizing their production processes. One large automotive manufacturer in the Czech Republic has already started making investments in logistics. Read the Full Article (read more)

SICK - How to Start Your Digital Transformation Journey

Adding a new dimension to the world of sensors with solutions for smart manufacturing and production (read more)