In this article, SICK looks at the possibilities of today's sensor intelligence in industrial 4.0 environments, and their value in improving the safety of people working with machinery in the supply chain.
The Rosemount 5708 Series 3D Solids Scanner from Emerson Process Management is designed to accurately measure level and volume of bulk solids and powders in large vessels, bins and silos using acoustic measurement and 3D mapping technology.
Xtralis has released an upgrade to its ADPRO XOa SecurityPLUS Remotely Programmable Operating System, part of its eGuard electronic prevention solution, with the ADPRO XOa 3.2, improving on its detection, verification and remote command and control capabilities against on-site security threats.
Heavy vehicle logistics is a fact of life in the modern world, but it is not without public safety and economic risks, although modern sensor technologies present new opportunities for road management authorities to mitigate these risks.
The SICK LAC1xx Prime (Logistics Access Control) security system is an electronic and fully automatic system for security tasks involving virtual access control for gates and entrances.
SICK has added to its safety light curtain range for protecting hazardous points and access points with the deTec4 Prime safety light curtain.
Emerson Process Management has released the Rosemount 3051S Series of Instrumentation for companies working in challenging operating environments to provide better process insight to help compliance with industry regulations and safety standards.
A bird scaring system is improving the safety of helidecks on offshore installations.
Michell Instruments' QMA601 process moisture analyser is designed for retrofitting into existing systems, enabling older plants to access developments in quartz crystal microbalance technology for trace moisture measurements.
The ifm efector O3M151 is a 3D sensor for mobile machines which gives a three-dimensional detection of the machine environment and automated evaluation of scenes and objects.
Emerson Process Management has introduced the Smart Wireless Gateway 1552WU, a Wi-Fi access point that connects WirelessHART sensors to the control network.
Fluke has added two lenses for select infrared cameras of 320 x 240 resolution and under to its portfolio of lenses, which bring the temperature variances of near-microscopic or far-distant objects into sharp focus.
The TSI Q-TRAK 7565 IAQ Monitor is designed to help maintain a safe and healthy indoor environment by monitoring air quality.
Casella has launched Apex2, a range of next-generation personal sampling pumps that provide accurate and reliable monitoring of exposure to dust in a variety of industrial workplaces.
SICK has developed the S3000 Anti Collision safety laser scanner for mobile applications which allows two or more industrial trucks to be used in one narrow aisle for the first time due to a sensing range of up to 15 m.