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No batteries or gears

Contelec’s new absolute single-turn/multi-turn contactless sensor has improved design

Award for smart laser sensors

optoNCDT 1320 and 1420 laser triangulation sensors have won the Red Dot Award 2016 in the Industrial Design category

Sensors for low torque and/or high bandwidth duties

Precise, dynamic measurement of rotary and static torque from 10mNm to 100Nm and for bandwidths of up to 50kHz

Near infrared CCD image sensors

ON Semiconductor has developed a new family for industrial applications. Nick Flaherty reports

Boosting sensitivity of infrared array sensors

Engineers can get improved and accurate results when they use the sensor in their existing designs

Current sensor aids shunt design

MLX91210 family supports both DC and AC current measurements, including precision current flow monitoring in power distribution units

Sensors & Instrumentation 2016

UK’s only national sensors event returns to Hall 3 at the NEC Birmingham on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th September

Near-infrared CCD image sensors

New 8-megapixel device is first with improved near-infrared sensitivity for scientific and medical imaging, machine vision, and intelligent transportation systems

Comparing blue and red laser triangulation sensors

Although red laser triangulation displacement sensors have been in use for more than 20 years, blue laser versions are also now available. Before selecting which colour to use, it is important to understand which type performs best on which target materials, says Chris Jones

Ultra-small digital humidity sensor

SHTW2 sensors suitable for applications with the tightest space constraints

Submersible sensors measure fuel tank levels at remote power generation sites

For plant operators that need to monitor remote installations such as power generators, vehicles, marine vessels, telecom sites and heavy machinery

Protection for sensor's remote unit and battery

WISER 2030-S remote enclosures are made of a rugged plastic material designed for high impact strength

Tilt sensor with shock compensation

Monitors inclination of construction machinery and measuring tilt angles on ship platforms, working platforms or oil and gas rigs

The importance of sensor triggering in production and process automation

When measuring the position of moving targets in production and process automation environments, it is important to understand the different methods of sensor triggering, their impact on measurement cycle times and the benefits they can offer over continuous measurement, says Chris Jones

Prioritise your storage tank maintenance

Risk-based inspection systems and advanced non-destructive testing methods are helping storage tank owners comply with ever-increasing stringent regulations, as well as reducing maintenance costs, says Tim Bradshaw

All-purpose proximity sensing

IQG is an all-purpose sensor that is easy-to-switch in automation, conveying and materials handling applications

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