Technical Articles

ifm electronic gmbh has published these technical articles:

(Linear Position Sensing)
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Products Position sensors Sensors for motion control Industrial imaging Safety technology Process sensors Industrial communication IO-Link Identification systems Condition monitoring systems Systems...
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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Reaching a top speed of 89 km/h, the electric speedboat from Wangen im Allgäu sets a world record. ifm's BasicDisplay CR0451 unfailingly shows relevant system data so that the adrenaline rush does not...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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Flexibility and accuracy in the static volume measurement made possible thanks to five ifm O3D cameras (O3D303) of the 3D SMART CUBE from AGILE VISION S.r.l.. Why is this of great importance for...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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The company Conplant entertained the idea of O3M originally in November 2016. Then in March 2017 Conplant purchased the first O3M kit and now the solution has been integrated onto a 7 tone Roller and...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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In spite of wind and weather ifm sensors are working reliably for decades...
(Industrial Controls Software)
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The autoclave manufacturer STERIFLOW relies on ifm when it comes to their fully networked autoclaves. Thanks to IO-Link technology and the Smart Observer software, STERIFLOW can now offer customised...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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A cleaner engine works better and needs less fuel and less maintenance. Instead of conventional engine washing methods, Lufthansa focuses on efficiency - for example by utilising ifm sensors....
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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For more than 30 years, the company Kugler GmbH in Salem/Baden-Württemberg has been producing precision machines with aerostatic and hydrostatic bearings. In order for their drum lathes to operate...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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Martin Buck, Chairman of the Board and co-CEO of ifm: "Team spirit and joint efforts for joint success - this has been ifm's recipe for success for years. Now you can see this principle in action on...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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The young firefighters in Tettnang decided to replace their water spraying test walls. For the new walls an ifm level sensor monitors the water level....
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Sustainable cement production: can solar energy replace fossil fuels? A simulation of the first production step was successful - monitored by ifm sensors....
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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The completely new cleanroom lab of pmdtechnologies ag is used to develop and test the 3D image and distance sensors from pmd. ifm sensors are used to monitor the function of the compressed air system...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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What is more exciting than the fight of David against Goliath? In the show of the private channel Pro 7 "Beginner gegen Gewinner" (beginner against winner), amateur athletes meet professional athletes...
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Audi Hungaria present their new series production of electric motors, relying on various ifm sensors....
(Application Development and Deployment Software)
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Robotics: Plug-and-play integration of the 3D vision sensor possible thanks to newly developed software...
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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Rekordinstitut (German Institute for Records) to use ifm sensors...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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"The Smiler", the roller coaster with the most inversions worldwide, provides limitless joy rides combined with innovative technology - for example inductive proximity sensors from ifm....
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In China (Beijing), Depia Automation's dinosaur show presents life-size dinosaurs impressing the audience by means of automation technology. Among others, sensors from ifm are used....
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As the largest local transport company in the Ruhr region, the Ruhrbahn ensures the mobility of 140 million passengers a year - with ifm sensors also helping out....
(Automotive Equipment and Products)
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Many cars on the streets of Africa have already driven many thousands of kilometres, in most cases in Europe. The newly created aCar by Evum Motors however has been designed especially for the African...
(Pumps)
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Thanks to the ifm display, the visualisation of the processes is simple and clear. One of these processes is the pumping of grease out of a grease trap....
(Sensor Transmitters)
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ifm sensors can also be found in racing: e.g. in Time Attack race cars....
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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In the Belantis amusement park in Leipzig visitors can experience an ultimate adrenaline rush in more than 60 attractions. To survive this undamaged the gigantic swing boat "Santa Maria" is equipped...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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The young firefighters in Tettnang decided to replace their water spraying test walls. For the new walls an ifm level sensor monitors the water level....
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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In contrast to humans, the KQ5 sensor has been developed not to get a brain freeze even if it is in constant contact with ice...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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As a roadshow exhibit, the ifm truck will serve as a rolling exhibition stand in the near future. This real gem of a vehicle is, of course, also equipped with ifm sensors, which work when the...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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In an Industry 4.0 Learning Factory developed by the BENTELER trainees, a production process is controlled using a tablet. Many ifm sensors are used in it....
(Robotics)
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Bossanova - most people will probably think of a Brazilian music genre. Only a few will think of a stock-taking robot. However, a robot like that, built by the company Bossanova and equipped with an...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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A video about "Interesting Engineering" was published on Facebook by Doll Fahrzeugbau. A CR0032 controller is used for position tracking and an R360 BasicDisplay is used to activate and indicate the...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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The BasicDisplay - a great help for detecting machine problems: The ifm display was spotted in the Kabel1 programme "Trecker Babes" in the controller of a screening machine....
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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The Konstanz University of Applied Sciences (HTWG) and ifm prover gmbh have been collaborating successfully for many years. ifm not only offers lectures, but also provides sensors and systems - this...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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On board the 950 kg and 2,500 HP vehicle: the PG2797 flush mount pressure sensor with analogue display....
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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Company: Leading design / build engineering and construction firm Goals: Reduce unplanned production stops due to instrumentation failures and reduce overall project costs...
(Automotive Equipment and Products)
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Company: Global manufacturer of high-performance automotive components Goals: Optimize operations and comply with corporate Industry 4.0 initiatives...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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Company: Leading US cheese manufacturer Goal: Streamline instrumentation replacement so technicians can work on other value-added activities...
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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Company: Leading provider of equipment, processes and reporting systems Goal: Improve productivity in large dairy farms...
(Automotive Equipment and Products)
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Company: Global manufacturer of high-performance automotive components Goals: Improve performance through scrap reduction...