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Sensors Features

Top 10 questions to consider when selecting a measurement sensor

Why do sensor suppliers ask detailed questions when it comes to solving a measurement task? With different measurement technologies and thousands of sensor variants from which to choose, the answers to these questions help suppliers to decide which sensor is best for the application, says Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK.

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Wired or wireless: Which is the best technology for sensor deployment?

Taking measurements from real-world processes has always been fundamental in data acquisition systems.

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Speed and length: The endless quest for precision

Darren Pratt, SICK’s UK Product Manager for motion control, considers the challenges for achieving precise measurement of continuous and cut-to-Length materials. He introduces the new SPEETEC non-contact laser measurement technology from SICK that can make processes more efficient and reduce the need for product give-away.

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Developing an automated 3D inspection solution for hot metal forging applications

Anyone who works with metal pieces is familiar with the phenomenon of metal glowing red-hot when heated to a high temperature – and with the inspection challenges that this poses.

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