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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Laser profile scanners improve quality and performance in
Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK, provides an overview of 7 challenging measurement applications that use the latest laser profile...
   
   
   
   
Monday, May 9, 2022
Technical Training Solutions announces new electrical and electronics training courses for 2022
Engineering training provider Technical Training Solutions has introduced two new training courses to its course programme for 2022, ‘Fixed Equipment Testing’ and ‘Practical Electronics’.
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Servomotors: powerful when the going gets tough
Demanding tasks that require high torque are the DL4 servo motor’s primary discipline. Particularly powerful and flexible in its connection to machine designs, the servo motor sets new...
   
   
   
   
Monday, April 11, 2022
New fibre optic controller with variable switching outputs can be adapted to suit a wide range of position and presence detection applications
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced an optoelectronic fibre optic sensor solution for reliable position control and presence detection in a wide range of...
   
   
   
   
Monday, April 4, 2022
Compact 2D/3D laser scanners with integral controllers reinvigorate
The integration of electronics inside a compact sensor housing simplifies the installation of 2D and 3D laser scanners – a major benefit in a wide range of...
   
   
   
   
Monday, March 21, 2022
New inline 3D profile measurement systems inspect geometry of long strip products in hot and cold rolling mills
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a range of inline 3D profile measurement systems for the geometrical inspection of long products in metal processing...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Sensors that perform reliably in harsh, demanding vehicle road tests and dynamometers
Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK, discusses some of the more challenging automotive test applications for non-contact...
   
   
   
   
Monday, February 28, 2022
Dynamic drive controllers from KEB help optimise performance and minimise downtime of shredding machines
KEB Automation has supplied drive controllers, mains filters and chokes to Vecoplan, a specialist manufacturer of shredding machines used by the recycling industry. The COMBIVERT F6 drive...
   
   
   
   
Friday, February 18, 2022
mainSENSOR: a new twist on sensor technology
Magneto-inductive displacement sensors combine the best attributes of inductive and magnetic sensors but without their drawbacks, says Glenn Wedgbrow...
   
   
   
   
Friday, February 18, 2022
New ASiCL function supports drives in the lowest speed rang
When it comes to the encoderless control of asynchronous motors, the ASCL (Asynchronous closed loop) function is one solution. KEB Automation has now supplemented this with a new...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
A comparison of blue and red light sensor technology: which one is best for your application?
Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK, highlights the benefits and limitations of red and blue laser light sensor technologies, as well...
   
   
   
   
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 ...