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E-Bike Sensor from ZF

E-Bikes are becoming a more commonplace form of transport on our roads. The growing sales figures and increasing market share highlight their importance within the biking industry. E-Bike ... more

First thin smart fabric sensors to measure all aspects of physicality

BeBop Sensors, the wearable sensor technology company created by musical instrument inventor Keith McMillen and KMI, have announced their first product, the BeBop Wearable Smart Fabric Sensor, the ... more

Processing straw bales

Designed for collecting, stacking and transporting straw bales, the Big Bale Transtacker operates continuously. This is towed by a tractor, with the operator controlling the entire machine from the ... more

Enhancing the machine control platform

Omron explains how an integrated approach to sensors will help with challenging applications

Over the last decade, sensor technology and performance has advanced at an exponential pace, yet the ... more

Laser triangulation sensors for position or displacement measurement

There are 13 standard models in the Riftek RF603HS series laser triangulation sensor range, providing measurement ranges from 2mm up to 1250mm. Available from Ixthus Instrumentation, these IP67 rated ... more

Vision sensors for image inspection and code verification

New from Omron is the compact FQ2 vision sensor, which combines the camera, lens and lighting in a compact package, complete with image processing capability, which eliminates the need for a separate ... more

Ribbon switches for creative applications

Tapeswitch is re-launching its range of Ribbon Switches following a significant increase in enquiries from the more creative manufacturing industries. Ribbon switches are press-at-any-point, momentary,... more

Meeting motor racing demands

Suitable for use in extreme and hostile conditions, Penny + Giles’ sensors are being specified for a range of applications in the Formula One arenaSuccess in motor racing – and especially in F1 – ... more

The pressure is on

There are a number of considerations to take into account when selecting a heavy-duty pressure transducer for pneumatic applications, says Ketan Mehta, senior global product marketing manager at ... more

Mission critical sensors head to Mars

S­tandard and customised load cells, load pins and force sensors from Strainsert Company are being used for demanding applications in research, testing, weighing and control in the aerospace, ... more

Examining 100,000 years of climate history

The U.S. Deep Ice Coring Project, which is currently being conducted in the West Antarctica Ice Sheet (WAIS), is examining approximately the last 100,000 years of the Earth’s climate history by ... more

Rig tests intelligent engine lubrication systems

A­lthough car engines are major contributors to carbon build up, they are fundamental to modern life – so ensuring they are as efficient as possible is essential.One area of inefficiency is the ... more

Testing space technology

Precision servo inclinometers from Sherborne Sensors are being used during life testing of a satellite Thruster Orientation MechanismAs a supplier of space technology, RUAG Space provides precision ... more

Sensing a solution for motorsport paddle gearshifts

Needing a rotary sensor for its new paddle controlled sequential gearshift system, Life Racing turned to Variohm EuroSensor for the solutionWhen motorsport industry product provider Life Racing of ... more

Sensors for miniature hydraulic components

A 3mm diameter version has been added to Micro-Epsilon’s range of pressure-resistant position sensors for hydraulics and pneumatics applications. Suitable for miniature hydraulic cylinders and ... more

Torque sensors benefit specialist test rig

As well as assuring precise wellbore targeting and reservoir delineation, Gyrodata’s high accuracy surveys prevent such problems as missed objectives and wellbore collisions in multiwell structures. ... more

Cylindrical photoelectric series

Cylindrical in shape, Pansonic Electric Works’ CY-100 photoelectric sensor series is suitable for use in industrial environments.The user can choose from four types: thru-beam type with a sensing ... more

Wideband power sensor range extended

Bird Technologies Group has extended its range of Wideband Power Sensors (WPS) by five new models. The sensor range, which is expected to find use in the design, installation and maintenance of radio ... more

Testing space technology

Precision servo inclinometers from Sherborne Sensors are being used during life testing of a satellite Thruster Orientation MechanismAs a supplier of space technology, RUAG Space provides precision ... more

Sensing a solution for container transportation

Cable extension transducers and pressure sensors from Variohm EuroSensor are forming an integral part of the BOXmover.eu, an innovative technology for combined load/unload and transportation of ISO ... more

 
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