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Wednesday, July 27, 2022
High performance clutch reduces vehicle CO2 emissions
How can fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of a vehicle be reduced? KEB Automation has addressed this question and developed an individually tailored solution: a new high performance...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
New light-intensive confocal controllers measure at high speed, even
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has expanded its confocalDT range of confocal controllers with two new industrial-grade controllers for distance and thickness...
   
   
   
   
Monday, July 18, 2022
Luminary ROLI chooses laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon to measure displacement of keys and finger movements in musical touch technology
Luminary ROLI Limited, a pioneering designer and developer of musical touch technology, has chosen to use an optoNCDT 1320 laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon in its
   
   
   
   
Monday, July 4, 2022
Innovative clutch automatically adjusts the working air gap
Due to a patented process, KEB Automation has developed an innovative clutch with a coupling that automatically adjusts the working air gap. This means extensive adjustment steps by the user are no...
   
   
   
   
Friday, July 1, 2022
White light interferometers with new multi-peak function measure multiple
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has further developed its interferoMETER range of white light interferometers to include Multi-Peak systems, which enable high...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 20, 2022
System solutions for trolley, hoist and slewing gear movement
Whether handling goods in a port or moving materials on construction sites, cranes are indispensable wherever heavy loads need to be moved efficiently and precisely into place. The prerequisite for...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, June 16, 2022
New software from Micro-Epsilon enables 3D data capture and evaluation
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has developed a new powerful software tool, 3DInspect, which enables 3D data capture and evaluation. The software is compatible with...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
On its way to the Smart Factory: KEB digitises production
Manufacturers and customers benefit equally from an increase in production efficiency. One way to achieve this is the digitisation of production processes. But what exactly does that mean in practice...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
3D measurement data from a single source: the complete 3D sensor
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has further extended its 3D sensor portfolio to include four different sensor ranges that perform 3D measurements on a wide variety of...
   
   
   
   
Friday, May 27, 2022
Encoderless and safe control of drives via Profinet
Safety functions without encoders reduce costs and increase process and machine safety. COMBIVERT F6 drive controllers and COMBIVERT S6 servo drives from KEB Automation are now...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Geotek chooses laser line profile sensor from Micro-Epsilon to acquire 3D point cloud data from the surface of rock core samples
Geotek Ltd. (UK), a specialist in high resolution, non-destructive analysis of geological cores, has chosen to use a 2D/3D laser profile sensor from Micro-Epsilon on its...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Perfect balancing act between machine and operational safety
Safety and its possibilities are on everyone’s lips. There are strict sequences of fault reaction chains for typical risk scenarios. In most cases, each of these chains ends with the safe shutdown of the...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
New laser triangulation sensor provides unique combination of high performance, compact design and integrated Industrial Ethernet interface
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon continues the development of its optoNCDT 1900 series of laser triangulation sensors with the addition of the optoNCDT...
   
   
   
   
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...