Machine > Sensors

Sonar: its time to surface

21 May, 2021 by Leighton Haliday, Director, SonaSafe 20/20

Smarter sensors and better software, delivering increased performance and management capabilities, suggest that sonar technology's time in the sun is now.


COVIDSafe construction: does IoT hold the key?

19 April, 2021 by Daryl Chambers, Director, M2M Connectivity

With construction at the centre of economic recovery efforts, what role can Internet of Things technology play in keeping jobsites operational in a ‘COVIDSafe’ way?


Introducing a New Generation of Safety Laser Scanner — Allen-Bradley SafeZone 3

01 April, 2021

The SafeZone 3 CIP Safety over EtherNet/IP enables Integration of the SafeZone 3 safety laser scanner in a GuardLogix Control System available through NHP.


Complete sensor solutions for AGC systems in CEP distribution centers

01 March, 2021

SICK offers its modular Eco-System for AGCs — with sensor solutions that make autonomous vehicles safe and efficient tools for enhanced intralogistical productivity.


Seven (potentially) deadly sins when setting up safety laser scanners

01 March, 2020

SICK has developed a wealth of knowledge regarding the successful application of Safety Laser Scanner technology; in this guide you will find below expert advice to assist you with successful implementation of this technology.


Piloting a drone? You need to know these safety rules

13 November, 2019 by Simone Poulter*

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are being used increasingly in industries such as construction. Simone Poulter sets out some need-to-know safety rules.


Driving your industry 4ward: sensor intelligence as the foundation of Industry 4.0

01 September, 2019

The data-based, networked, and autonomous value creation chain in production and logistics is the culmination of recent technological innovation.


SICK outdoorScan3 safety laser scanner

22 August, 2019

SICK's outdoorScan3 safety laser scanner is designed to support safe human-machine interactions in outdoor areas.


Friction Plus by ADE mobile phone app

21 August, 2019

Friction Plus by ADE is a mobile phone app that has been developed for miners to measure the coefficient of friction on a mine site's haul roads.


Topcon IM-2D Lux Meter

01 August, 2019

The Topcon IM-2D Lux Meter is a digital illuminance meter that can be used to evaluate lighting facilities of sites such as factories, shops, schools and parks.


EXAIR Hot Tap Digital Flowmeter

09 July, 2019

EXAIR's Hot Tap Digital Flowmeter allows users to identify high compressed air use areas, detect compressed air leaks and optimise air use.


Axioma Metering ultrasonic water metering range

26 April, 2019

The Axioma Metering ultrasonic water metering range offers wide communication possibilities, IoT technology, metering accuracy and durable housing.


Keeping pedestrians safe around forklifts

05 October, 2018 by David Huisman, BodyGuard

Maintaining pedestrian safety around forklifts is crucial on any worksite in order to prevent injury and death.


3D images give a clearer view

12 February, 2018 by Fabian Zimmer, Product Manager for 3D Compact Systems, SICK AG, Waldkirch

Outdoor industrial environments are constantly changing and to ensure that changes are always detected, SICK has designed its Visionary-B sensors with two eyes, in the form of horizontally offset lenses.


Safer road rollers awarded by AAPA

15 November, 2017

A safety initiative aimed at road construction workers has been recognised with the AAPA National Safety Initiative Industry Award.


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