Measurement Engineering

Save energy and costs, accelerate decarbonisation, prevent damage, check terrain: Seek Thermal's Compact and Reveal models can be used in many ways. The thermal imaging cameras of the Compact and Reveal series from the Californian company Seek Thermal combine a multitude of functions in a very small space. The Compact, Compact XR and CompactPro models are about the size of a USB stick and are available for iOS and Android devices.

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The leading trade fair for sensor and measurement technology SENSOR+TEST will take place digitally from 4-6 May 2021. On the three days of the trade fair, participants can expect a plethora of exciting topics dealing with the entire spectrum of measuring technology.

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Thanks to the new design, links to the warehouse and numerous functional updates of the configurator from Bosch Rexroth, users can now reach their goal even more quickly.

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The multi-function BCM condition monitoring sensor from Balluff sets new benchmarks. For an attractive price systems and machine operators get a compact and easy to retrofit solution for continuous condition monitoring and automated monitoring of limits.

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With its sen­sor sys­tem com­pletely in­te­grated in the ball run­ner block, the new IM­Scom­pact in­te­grated mea­sur­ing sys­tem from Bosch Rexroth de­ter­mines the exact po­si­tion with a high rep­e­ti­tion ac­cu­racy of ± 1 μm. IM­Scom­pact en­hances the range of lin­ear guides with in­te­grated mea­sur­ing sys­tems from size 15, mak­ing the mea­sur­ing sys­tem for ball rail sys­tems a com­pact and cost-ef­fec­tive ex­ten­sion for smaller ma­chines.

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The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required. Comprehensive diagnostics functions ensure reliable operation and more efficient maintenance. With its Drive-Cliq interface the Balluff measuring system can also be perfectly integrated into Siemens controller environments. Siemens has certified the system accordingly.

 

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Siwarex WP351 is Siemens’ newest solution for intelligent weighing automation. Measuring 20 millimeters width by 65 millimeters height, the module is one of the smallest weighing electronics units available.

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Turck is developing a platform concept with the new product portfolio in the fluid sensors. The devices offer a wide range of variants and combinations while having common key features at the same time. The compact FS+ flow sensor with IO-Link now follows the April market launch of the PS+ pressure sensor. This monitors both flow as well as temperature and features practical Teach functions.

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In Bäretswil in the Swiss canton of Zurich Combitool AG – a division of PackSys Global – develops and produces innovative solutions for manufacturing plastic and laminate tubes. To realize the new machine generation of the BLM Laminat Body Maker, the development engineers at Combitool set ambitious goals for themselves. The system should not only be resource friendly, but also significantly increase machine availability and productivity by drastically reducing setup and startup time. The use of...

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Automated, computer vision-assisted systems objectivize quality control in automobile production. Fraunhofer IGD has developed a method for capturing the actual build of a component and comparing it to the design according to the CAD data – in real time.

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Precise GNSS/inertial systems using global navigation satellite systems such as GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou or Galileo form the basis for recording and evaluating the driving dynamics of motor vehicles and for the navigation of steering robots. GeneSys Elektronik has developed the full GNSS/Inertial System ADMA-Slim especially for applications with space or weight restrictions.

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