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80GHz continuous level measurement technology

A non-contact radar sensing technology from SICK opens up the prospect of robust and reliable real-time monitoring of the levels of liquids and bulk solids in challenging industrial applications.
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Tank inventory software application improves operational efficiency

Emerson has launched Rosemount TankMaster Mobile, a cross-platform inventory management software application for tank gauging systems which provides immediate secure access to critical tank data.
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Position sensors offer more

MTS Sensors has introduced enhancements to its Temposonics R-Series V PROFINET position sensors – with functions such as machine monitoring and predictive maintenance, the focus of the new sensor generation is Industry 4.0.


  1. 06/04/2021 Hygienic synchronous drum motor performance extended

    Interroll has introduced its most powerful synchronous drum motor for belt conveyor systems which offer an output of 1.8 kilowatts. 

  2. 30/03/2021 High-resolution vision sensor with integrated lens

    SensoPart’s 5-megapixel sensor VISOR V50 is now available with integrated lens and lighting. An additional version with an increased depth of field allows the flexible detection of objects at fluctuating distances.

  3. 29/03/2021 Using machine vision and barcode data to identify performance issues

    Cognex Corporation has introduced the Edge Intelligence (EI) platform which provides barcode reading performance monitoring and device management to help customers prevent downtime and boost productivity of manufacturing and logistics operations.

  4. 22/03/2021 Magnetic gripper for safe and precise collaborative applications

    OnRobot has launched the MG10, an easy-to-use magnetic gripper for material handling, assembly and machine tending applications.

  5. 22/03/2021 Collaborative robots speed up!

    Comau has introduced its RACER-5-0.80 (Racer-5 COBOT) a collaborative robot designed to meet the demand for fast, cost-effective cobots that can be used in restricted spaces and in different application areas. 

  6. 16/03/2021 Flow meters gain real-time Ethernet solution

    Bronkhorst is now able to offer POWERLINK as its 10th on-board fieldbus interface option on its digital flow and pressure meters and control offerings.

  7. 09/03/2021 SCARA robot handles heavy payloads

    OMRON’s latest industrial robot – the new i4H SCARA – has been designed to meet the demands of mass customisation, allowing for high mixes of products at low volumes to offer a wider array of goods from a production line.

  8. 08/03/2021 Ready-to-connect distribution blocks with integrated disconnect element

    The PTFIX distribution blocks with Push-in connection from Phoenix Contact are individually configured and just need to be unpacked and connected at the user’s premises. The first distribution blocks with integrated function are now available.

  9. 01/03/2021 Simulation and test solutions optimise productivity and collaboration

    Siemens Digital Industries Software has released Simcenter Testlab software, part of the Simcenter portfolio of simulation and test solutions within the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of integrated software and services.

  10. 01/03/2021 Thermal imagers simplify proactive maintenance

    Fluke has launched two new rugged thermal imagers – the TiS55+ and TiS75+ – which are said to be suited to preventative maintenance applications.

  11. 22/02/2021 Temperature transmitter for hazardous areas

    Vaisala has launched a new humidity and temperature transmitter series – HMT370EX – for applications in hazardous and explosive environments.

  12. 22/02/2021 Container and tray identification solution

    A new stationary bar code reader is suited to container and tray identification applications, especially when there is limited installation space.

  13. 15/02/2021 IO-Link radar sensors for level measurement

    A new family of IO-Link-capable radar sensors complete Turck's portfolio for level measurement in the 0.35 to 10m range.

  14. 15/02/2021 IO-Link enabled network blocks

    Carlo Gavazzi has launched the IO-Link Y series of IIoT-enabled network blocks which allow up to eight smart devices to connect to higher-level control systems.

  15. 08/02/2021 Stay in touch with an IS Bluetooth remote speaker microphone

    Clear communication at all times is particularly important for lone workers in hazardous areas. ECOM Instruments, a Pepperl+Fuchs brand, offers a wireless Bluetooth remote speaker microphone (RSM) with an operating time up to 78 hours beside the wired RSM-Ex 01.

  16. 08/02/2021 Embedded software solution aids automation and digitalisation of multiphase flow measurement

    Emerson has introduced a new software solution to boost process automation and the application of its Roxar 2600 multiphase flow meter (MPFM) for the oil and gas industry.

  17. 01/02/2021 Inspection solution for complex piping

    The interior of pipelines that carry hazardous material often need to be inspected for corrosion and other defects using videoscopes. However, long, complex piping can be especially difficult to navigate and inspect due to multiple bends in the pipework and potential obstructions.

  18. 01/02/2021 Managed Industrial Ethernet switches offer PROFINET performance

    Red Lion has introduced a new 8-port Gigabit managed Industrial Ethernet switch series. The NT4008 series switches are certified to meet PROFINET PNIO v2.34 Conformance Class-B standards to ensure seamless integration into PROFINET networks using standard PLC configuration and management tools.

  19. 01/02/2021 Single-beam safety switch family grows

    SICK has unveiled its next-generation L25 and L26 family of single-beam photoelectric safety switches, equipped with ‘BluePilot’ alignment and IO-Link for smart, real-time communication.

  20. 25/01/2021 Gateway provides controller independent access to PROFIBUS DP

    smartLink HW-DP, from Softing Industrial Automation, provides controller-independent access to PROFIBUS DP networks.