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Sensors Features

Digital signal conditioner technology easily adapts to customer measuring conditions

More industries and manufacturers are requiring sensors for condition monitoring in their machines or processes.

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3D area sensor increases robot productivity

Fanuc 3D area sensors enable robots to recognise and pick up randomly positioned objects.

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Improving our roads with sensors

Roads are an extremely important part of our lives’ infrastructure. Without them we couldn’t easily travel from A to B, be that for work, pleasure or to keep food in our supermarkets and the wheels of industry turning.

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Current transducers go digital

A couple of years ago, LEM’s Sales & Marketing observed the first signs of a technological turnaround: some of the leading OEMs in the servo-drives and robot industry were thinking of abandoning analogue interfaces on their systems.

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    Changing maintenance of products from an art into a science(07/10/2016)

    Industry 4.0 is creating many engineering challenges for a variety of industries. When I spoke with Matthew Aldridge, managing director of igus, he explained how the company is improving upon its current technologies to create smart plastics specifically for Industry 4.0.

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    Analysis in the age of Big Analogue Data(03/08/2016)

    The challenge: Implementing a comprehensive data management solution to manage and analyse up to 500GB of time-series data per day, generated by over 200 data loggers continuously collecting data and ad-hoc measurements performed by over 400 engineers.

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    Crystal plays starring role in testing(04/07/2016)

    During the product development process, environmental testing is often used to validate the design criteria and to ensure that product reliability goals are met in the intended operational environment.

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    Top 10 level sensing technologies(04/07/2016)

    Level sensing is one of the most common functions for process control but it also uses a wide range of different technologies to achieve the same goal; it is therefore important to select the correct design for each application to ensure a reliable and accurate system.

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    Wearable manufacturers are feeling the pressure(17/06/2016)

    Capacitive sensor technology fuels research and development to improve fit and function of wearables and capture additional market share.

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