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Safety laser scanner enables safety over networks

SICK has enabled its smallest safety laser scanner, the nanoScan3, with its Safe EFI-Pro standard industrial Ethernet-based safe networking capability.
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New strain gauge modules and J1939 and CAN protocol sleds

Red Lion has introduced strain gauge modules and J1939 and CAN protocol sleds designed to enhance and scale its FlexEdge Intelligent Edge Automation Platform.
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Cutting the cost of precision distance measurement

The P|Prox range of inductive distance sensors from ifm electronic are designed to precisely measure the distance to metallic targets. 


  1. 12/06/2023 Compact all-in-one confocal sensor and controller

    Micro-Epsilon has extended its confocal sensor system portfolio with the confocalDT IFD2410 and the confocalDT IFD2415. Each system combines both sensor and controller together to save space and simplify installation in production lines and machines, as no fibre optic cabling is needed between the sensor and controller

  2. 03/04/2023 Ultra-compact distance measuring sensors

    Baumer has introduced a range of compact inductive distance measuring sensors designed to detect objects and distance within a 10mm range.

  3. 09/03/2023 Expanded torque sensor range

    The new TorqSense SGR 510/520 torque sensors cover capacities from 0.2Nm to 1Nm, making the full range 0.2Nm to 13,000Nm.

  4. 08/03/2023 3D laser line profile sensor for in-line measurement

    Teledyne DALSA has introduced the Z-Trak LP2C 3D profile sensor family for in-line 3D measurement and inspection applications.

  5. 05/01/2023 User-friendly LVDT signal conditioner

    NewTek Sensor Solutions can offer a user-friendly signal conditioner that pairs with AC-operated linear and rotary position sensors to deliver feedback in DC voltage, current and digital outputs for use in factory automation, materials testing, packaging, and dimensional gaging applications.

  6. 12/12/2022 Bringing light to darkness

    The new LS25CI throughbeam photoelectric sensor from Leuze can transilluminate even metalised and dark films.

  7. 09/12/2022 Flush faced pressure sensors

    With a flush sensing face, with no dead space to allow the build-up of contaminants, PL15xx pressure sensors from ifm electronic are said to perform reliably even with viscous media such as adhesives and sealants.

  8. 10/10/2022 Safe with just one sensor

    Leuze has launched what it believes is the world’s first safety bar code positioning system. With the FBPS 600i, only one device is needed for safe position detection.

  9. 30/08/2022 Intelligent fibre optic sensors

    SICK has launched its next generation, intelligent WLL80 Fibre Optic Sensors, designed for easy configuration and versatile integration into machinery and conveyor systems in applications where rapid, high accuracy detection is required in confined spaces.

  10. 25/07/2022 Roller sensor bar for conveyor applications

    SICK has developed a Roller Sensor Bar to help reduce conveyor downtimes in wide-ranging materials handling, parcel sorting or logistics hubs.

  11. 03/05/2022 Ultrasonic sensing solution for wet environments

    Wet environments coupled with aggressive chemical cleaning can make non-contact ultrasonic distance measurement and level sensing challenging. The UIT300 full-metal ultrasonic sensors range from ifm electronic is said to offer a solution, ensuring long life, even in demanding environments.

  12. 11/04/2022 Vision sensors make light work of inspection and quality control

    Thanks to user-friendly application software, even inexperienced users will be able to easily and quickly configure the new Dualis 2D vision sensors to perform complex and demanding inspection and recognition tasks, says ifm.

  13. 17/01/2022 Inductive sensors with analogue output and IO-Link

    Inductive proximity sensors in the new IF60xx range from ifm electronic offer compatibility with existing installations and additional functionality that provides benefits in new applications.

  14. 10/01/2022 Smart radar sensors for rugged environments

    Turck can offer robust radar sensors for distance measurements of up to 15m for rugged application areas in factory automation as well as in outdoor or mobile applications.

  15. 17/08/2021 Force sensor takes it to the limit

    HBK has created a robust force sensor to provide long-term stability and precise measurement results, even in harsh applications and difficult environments

  16. 26/04/2021 Ultrasonic safety sensor system

    Pepperl+Fuchs is expanding its ultrasonic sensor range with the addition of the USi-safety ultrasonic sensor system.

  17. 09/04/2021 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.

  18. 12/01/2021 Pay as you sense

    Equipment rentals can help companies overcome the hurdle of finding investment capital to fund development and verification projects.

  19. 15/09/2020 Time of flight of sensors with IO-Link communication

    Carlo Gavazzi has launched the latest LD30 Sensors with both ToF (time of flight) and IO-Link communication in the same sensor providing greater flexibility to detect any object, any colour, any material or surface types at a distance of up to 1,000mm.

  20. 15/09/2020 Flow meter offers stability for demanding hydrogen applications

    Emerson has introduced a new Micro Motion Coriolis flow meter designed for high-pressure hydrogen dispensing and chemical injection applications where measurement accuracy and safety are essential.