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Monday, January 17, 2022
New multi-point colour detection system measures up to 28 LED test specimens simultaneously with high repeatability
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has updated its popular colorCONTROL MFA series of LED Analyzers with the colorCONTROL MFA-7. The high precision, multi-point...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Why eddy current sensors are replacing inductive sensors and switches
Both eddy current sensors as well as inductive switches and displacement sensors each have their respective advantages when measuring position and displacement...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, December 16, 2021
KEB drive controllers help optimise servo-hydraulic press to ensure fewer rejects and reduced energy costs
KEB Automation has supplied a variety of drive controllers from its COMBIVERT range, as well as Active Infeed Converters to MS-Hydraulik, a developer of servo-hydraulic press technology based in...
   
   
   
   
Friday, December 10, 2021
New laser distance sensor with integrated heating and cooling element is
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its popular optoNCDT ILR2250-100 range of non-contact laser distance sensors with an integrated heating and cooling...
   
   
   
   
Friday, December 10, 2021
Regenerative energy: the underestimated efficiency factor for machines
Many processes, particularly those that occur cyclically, have a high potential of regenerative energy that could be utilised easily and efficiently. However, when it comes to the technical solution...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Micro-Epsilon extends its range of 3D snapshot sensors with an even more affordable high performance version
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its surfaceCONTROL range of high precision 3D snapshot measurement sensors for automated, inline measurement of...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
New high resolution thermal imaging camera with Ethernet interface includes autonomous operation without external PC
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a thermal imaging camera with Ethernet interface and automatic hotspot finder function, enabling the camera to be...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
An introduction to feedback devices for VFD and servo applications
One issue that often arises when designing closed-loop applications is which type of feedback to use on the motors. In this article, Jeff Kardell of KEB America describes the different types of feedback...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
High Pressure Water Descaling pilot facility in steel manufacturing makes use of Micro-Epsilon thermal imaging cameras
Tata Steel is using a thermoIMAGER TIM M-1 thermal imaging camera from Micro-Epsilon with a short 1µm wavelength, as well as a thermoIMAGER TIM 400T 1500 long...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
KEB prepares for the future with a new high-bay warehouse
The KEB Automation headquarters in Barntrup, Germany is being further expanded with the construction of a new high-bay warehouse, which is being built over the next 18 months on the former...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 8, 2021
New O-frame inline thickness measurement system for plastic strip, film and sheet materials with web widths up to 1,250mm
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its thicknessGAUGE range of inline thickness measurement systems with an O-frame version for precise thickness...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 1, 2021
A colourful challenge for measurement technologies
Determination, measurement and detection of colours in industrial applications are complex measurement tasks. Compared to other physical quantities, it is difficult to...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
2D/3D laser profile sensors now offer larger measuring fields
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its scanCONTROL 30xx range of laser profile sensors (laser scanners) with two larger measuring fields now available. In...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 11, 2021
Stepper motor versus servo motor: which is right for your application?
In today’s industrial marketplace, it can be challenging and confusing when choosing the correct motor for an application. As well as all the different types of motor, the information provided on ...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 27, 2021
New laser line triangulation sensor is designed for distance measurements on shiny metallic, rough and structured surfaces
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon continues to develop and expand its already comprehensive range of laser triangulation sensors with the introduction of the optoNCDT...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Mills CNC chooses laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon to position and measure railway fishplates in automated machine tool inspection system
Mills CNC, a machine tool supplier based in Leamington Spa, has chosen to use a laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon in one of its bespoke machine tool automation...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 6, 2021
KEB UK appoints Mark Checkley as Managing Director
KEB Automation has announced the appointment of Mark Checkley as Managing Director of KEB (UK) Ltd. Mark takes over the reins from Tom Skelton, who has retired after serving more than 27...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
New compact, high precision 3D sensor enables fast, reliable defect detection on shiny and reflecting surfaces
The perceived quality of smooth, defect-free surfaces is determined by the look and feel, colour and shape consistency of the surface. High quality finished surfaces are therefore a...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Glamox supplies energy-efficient, maintenance-free LED floodlights for well stimulation vessel
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has supplied energy-efficient LED floodlights for Island Patriot, a well stimulation vessel. As part of a recent renovation, the vessel’s conventional High...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 23, 2021
New LED marine navigation lights from Glamox set new standards in terms of reliability, energy efficiency and lifetime
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has launched a new family of marine navigation lights with the very latest LED and driver technology, providing users with a navigation light that is unsurpassed in...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Factors to consider when measuring thickness in battery production
Energy storage devices such as lithium-ion batteries play a crucial role in electromobility and energy transition. In order to optimise battery production...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 9, 2021
Product Lifecycle Management for automation components
When purchasing automation products, it is not only about the performance and price. Buyers should also ensure they ask suppliers how long their product will be supported and where it is in its...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 2, 2021
New laser distance sensor with IO-Link simplifies integration and commissioning in industrial automation environments
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its optoNCDT ILR2250-100 range of non-contact laser distance sensors to include a version with IO-Link, a widely used...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, July 8, 2021
KEB extends its COMBIVERT F6 range of drive controllers
KEB Automation has extended its COMBIVERT F6 range of high performance single-axis drive controllers with an even wider choice of power ratings from 2.2kW up to 450kW...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 28, 2021
KEB servo drives selected for new hybrid mobile crushers
Austrian company Rubble Master is using COMBIVERT F6 servo drives from KEB Automation on its latest hybrid range of mobile crushers. The servo drives were selected due to their compactness...