Motion Sensor with Preset Functionalities

Würth Elektronik expands its sensor program with a compact, versatile 3-axis acceleration sensor. The WSEN-ITDS sensor, which measures only 2.0 × 2.0 × 0.7 mm and is offered in an LGA package, uses a MEMS-based capacitive measuring principle. Thanks to an integrated temperature sensor, the sensor outputs calibrate data directly. Four measuring ranges are available Read more about Motion Sensor with Preset Functionalities[…]

Lower costs with Balluff IO-Link sensor/actuator hubs

Shielded cables and interface cards result in high field installation costs. Help is here with IO-Link sensor/actuator hubs with M8 connectivity. New are an input module for 16 inputs and a configurable I/O module with 16 in-/outputs in an especially compact form factor. They feature a rugged IP67 metal housing for harsh conditions and an Read more about Lower costs with Balluff IO-Link sensor/actuator hubs[…]

Value Engineered Products’ 490 series pressure switches selected for hydraulic systems safety monitoring on BOOM XB-1 supersonic demonstrator aircraft

Value Engineered Products (VEP), part of the USA-based World Magnetics family, is represented in the UK by Variohm EuroSensor. As a leading manufacturer of high-precision pressure, vacuum and differential switches for the aerospace industry VEP recently announced its supply partnership with the Boom XB-1 Mach-2.2 supersonic demonstrator aircraft. VEP supplies its 490 series pressure switches Read more about Value Engineered Products’ 490 series pressure switches selected for hydraulic systems safety monitoring on BOOM XB-1 supersonic demonstrator aircraft[…]

Smallest model now launched for new miniature programmable Hall Effect angle sensor range: Variohm EuroSensor’s Euro-CMRT micro threaded angle sensor offers extensive option and customisation selection

With a diminutive 10 mm diameter housing, M8 threaded mounting and a 3.175 mm diameter flatted shaft, Variohm EuroSensor´s new Euro-CMRT series Hall Effect angle sensors extend its recently launched CMRx range of miniature programmable non-contacting sensors. The durable and robust CMRT series has an IP68 rating and is particularly aimed at long life, high Read more about Smallest model now launched for new miniature programmable Hall Effect angle sensor range: Variohm EuroSensor’s Euro-CMRT micro threaded angle sensor offers extensive option and customisation selection[…]

KMW Meets Increasing Demands on Sensing Elements with New Materials

Responding to new applications for its thin film sensor technology, and constant demand for increased accuracy, temperature stability and overall durability, KMW has developed sensing elements featuring more resistant substrates, more sensitive functional layers and more effective insulation and passivation materials. A primary factor driving these advances has been growing demand for pressure sensors from Read more about KMW Meets Increasing Demands on Sensing Elements with New Materials[…]

Pressure measurement for safety critical applications: Variohm SMO3100 series pressure sensors now includes SIL 2 / PLd functional safety version

Variohm EuroSensor’s SMO3100 series pressure sensors are now available with SIL 2/ PLd functional safety. Aimed at safety-critical pressure measurement tasks for gas and liquids compatible with stainless steel or titanium wetted parts, the new SMO3100 PLd will allow user’s the ability to meet SIL2 functional safety levels on machines and systems. The robust and Read more about Pressure measurement for safety critical applications: Variohm SMO3100 series pressure sensors now includes SIL 2 / PLd functional safety version[…]

Photoelectric mini-sensors with background suppression

The series BOS Q08M and BOS R01E series photoelectric mini-sensors with their small, bright light spot are used for reliable object detection in many areas of application, especially where mounting space is at a premium. Through-beam, retroreflective and diffuse sensors have long been part of the Balluff portfolio. What’s new are versions with highly effective Read more about Photoelectric mini-sensors with background suppression[…]

Lumics Reveals Next Generation “LuOcean™ Product Family

The LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019 is where Lumics will be introducing its latest additions to the renowned LuOcean™ product family, Lumics’ most successful series of high power fiber coupled diode laser modules. Lumics is again redefining the benchmark and paving the way for customers to simplify design and manufacturing of innovative diode laser based Read more about Lumics Reveals Next Generation “LuOcean™ Product Family[…]

New Hall Effect puck and magnet rotary sensor with custom options: Variohm EuroSensor launch new two-part puck and magnet programmable angle sensor

Recently launched as part of the new Euro-CMRx range of miniature Hall Effect programmable angle sensors, Variohm EuroSensor’s Euro-CMRK series comprises a two-part ‘puck’ and separate magnet design that is suited to position feedback tasks where especially compact dimensions and extreme durability are essential. Based on Variohm’s well proven and now further improved encapsulated Hall Read more about New Hall Effect puck and magnet rotary sensor with custom options: Variohm EuroSensor launch new two-part puck and magnet programmable angle sensor[…]

Limit switch box for quarter turn valves

The Ingelfingen-based valve specialist GEMÜ is launching electrical position indicators for manually and pneumatically operated quarter turn valves. To automate process plants, the GEMÜ LSC limit switch box detects the valve position of manually and pneumatically operated quarter turn valves. This is signalled by an optical indication and transmitted to the plant control system. The Read more about Limit switch box for quarter turn valves[…]