Machine > Sensors

Achieving safe motion control

04 May, 2016

Safety in industrial environments between machinery and people is challenging, but achievable, thanks to innovative sensor technology ensuring safe drive and motion monitoring.

Schmersal AZM 400 bolt locking safety interlock

21 April, 2016

Schmersal has added the AZM 400 safety interlock to its line-up of guard locking devices, specifically designed for applications where large, heavy doors with high manual forces are present or in applications where motor-driven doors are used.

SICK microScan3 safety laser scanners

04 April, 2016

The SICK microScan3 is the latest generation of safety laser scanners.

Drone technology flies in the face of risk

23 March, 2016

'Eyes in the sky' technology is offering offshore, marine and onshore operators a safer alternative for conducting surveys and inspections at hard-to-access and hazardous locations.

Industry 4.0 intelligent sensors

07 March, 2016 by Christoph Müller, Manager Global Marketing & Communication, SICK AG, Waldkirch

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.

Emerson Process Management Rosemount 5708 Series 3D Solids Scanner

25 January, 2016

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 ADPRO XOa 3.2 security system software

20 January, 2016

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.

Sensors making road logistics safer

19 January, 2016 by Glenn Johnson

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. 

SICK LAC1xx Prime (Logistics Access Control) security system

15 January, 2016

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 deTec4 Prime safety light curtain

13 January, 2016

SICK has added to its safety light curtain range for protecting hazardous points and access points with the deTec4 Prime safety light curtain.

Emerson Rosemount 3051S Series of Instrumentation

01 December, 2015

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.

Fly on friend: repelling birds maintains safety on offshore installations

26 November, 2015

A bird scaring system is improving the safety of helidecks on offshore installations.

Michell Instruments QMA601 process moisture analyser

16 October, 2015

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.

ifm efector O3M151 3D sensor

05 August, 2015

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.

Fluke 25 micron macro lens and 4x telephoto precalibrated lenses

03 August, 2015

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.

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