FEATURED ARTICLESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
Enhancing Sensor Reliability through Venting
By Gary Chan, W.L. Gore
Designers often overlook the natural phenomenon of gas expansion and contraction. As internal and external...
Avoiding additional sources of error
South Africa Instrumentation & Control
By Maurice Bildstein and Stefan Heusel, WIKA
Whenever accurate measured values are required in an...
Feedback for machine motion
By Dave Perkon
Closing servo-motor loops with feedback devices improves performance, but care must be taken with design and...
Factory of the Future: From Vision to Reality
By Andy Chang, NI
The Factory of the Future is a research and technology initiative aimed to push emerging technologies to improve the...
NEWSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
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PRODUCT NEWSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
AutomationDirect announces tough FM Photoelectric sensors
FM series harsh duty photoelectric sensors are IP69K-rated sensors in three-wire NPN or PNP styles and are available in 27 washdown models.
BEI Sensors releases Model 9970 Hall effect position sensor
Model 9970 is suitable for mining and material handling equipment and for valve position indication or control in processing systems.
Dynapar announces Northstar resolvers
Northstar R56 foot/C-Face mount and RF25 flange mount resolvers are suitable for pulp & paper and steel mill environments.
MEDIAin Sensors & Industrial I/O
RESOURCESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
Catalog covers Digital Panel Meters and Control Instrumentation
Guide covers sensors for displacement, distance, position and length measurement, 2D/3D laser sensors for dimensional measurements, and more
Acceleration, inclination (tilt angle) and shock/vibration sensors can be custom-engineered in low-to-medium volumes to suit specific OEM, R&D or...
WHITE PAPERSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
By Teledyne Dalsa
Line scan technology is ideally suited to applications in which large, high-resolution, or high-speed image capture is needed,...
By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...
By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as...
CASE STUDIESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
RESOLUTE encoders provide position feedback and control accuracy in Instron’s ElectroPuls systems for fatigue testing.
The sensors provide curve detection and derailment protection for trains traveling 186 mph.
The Tuning Akademie racing team uses the sensors to measure the distance between the vehicle and the road surface to determine the aerodynamic...
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