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RESOURCES

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Micro-Epsilon publishes Measurement Product Guide

Guide describes sensors for displacement, distance, position and length measurement, 2D/3D laser sensors for dimensional measurements, colour sensors, non-contact temperature sensors, thermal imaging cameras, and measurement and inspection systems.

Micro-Epsilon publishes brochure on automotive applications for sensors

Brochure includes 28 application examples of how Micro-Epsilon sensors and measurement systems are providing benefits for customers in development, testing, production and quality assurance.

Dataforth publishes 2014 Product Catalog

Catalog covers signal conditioning, data acquisition, and data communication products, including descriptions, block diagrams, specifications, and ordering information.

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WHITE PAPERS

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How Automation Technologies Improve Operating Efficiency and Reduce Collisions on Manned Forklifts

By Jeff Wuendry, SICK
This white paper explains the available types of backup sensing solutions on manned forklifts, their respective advantages and disadvantages, the most common applications, and key considerations when selecting a system.

Why Use an AC LVDT versus a DC LVDT Linear Position Sensor?

By Macro Sensors
While DC-LVDTs eliminate the need for calibration and additional equipment, AC-LVDTs continue to possess their own set of benefits.

Absolute Encoder Evolution: Three Absolute Advantages for OEMs

By Sick
The evolution of absolute encoders has been driven by changing application demands and new communication platforms. Today, advancements in highly precise positioning capabilities and communication network technology saves costs, simplifies systems, And increases flexibility for OEMs.

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CASE STUDIES

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First Aid Treatment for Machine Vibration Problems

Maintenance On Line
By Akilu Yunusa-Kaltungo and Jyoti K Sinha, University of Manchester
This case study at AshakaCem demonstrates the use of simple analysis of vibration spectra to detect an ID fan unbalance. Visual inspection and cleaning of the fan impeller was then conducted, which immediately enhanced fan operation, and cement production rate, by approximately 11%.

Micro-Epsilon displacement sensors position synchroniser discs

Two laser line displacement sensors from Micro-Epsilon are mounted to a purpose-built handling and processing machine manufactured by Behr Systems.

Remote condition monitoring brings big savings for Spanish wind farm

By installing condition monitoring systems from Schaeffler on 56 wind turbines, Spanish renewable energy provider Geolica is making significant annual cost savings.

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EVENTS

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April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

May 12, 2014 - May 15, 2014
Montevideo , Uruguay


The IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) is the most important international conference sponsored by the IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society every year.

June 3, 2014 - June 6, 2014
Munich , Germany


AUTOMATICA is an international trade show with about 700 Exhibitors and covers the entire value chain for automation and mechatronics as well as professional service robotics under one roof.

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TRAINING

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