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Welcome to our blog. Here you will find current articles on the topics of industrial automation and sensor technology.

Easy Integration of MODBUS Serial Devices into the Cloud

MODBUS networks are widely used in industrial automation processes. Learn how to connect your MODBUS serial devices to industrial Ethernet networks and the cloud with the serial gateways of the DeviceMaster® series.

By |October 31, 2023|Industry 4.0, Industrial Sensors|

Ultrasonic Double Sheet Sensors with IO-Link Make Material Layer Detection Simple and Reliable

When it comes to reliably detecting sheets of various materials such as paper, plastic, wood, sheet metals, or even highly reflective solar wafers in industrial processes, ultrasonic double sheet sensors offer an ideal solution. This is now easier than ever with two new series of IO-Link double sheet sensors in M18 or M30 design.

By |October 12, 2023|Applications, Industrial Sensors, IO-Link|

How to Easily Implement Intrinsic Safety with Ethernet-APL

In the definition of Ethernet-APL, intrinsic safety is an integral component which enables all market participants to use this type of protection worldwide and to operate devices of any manufacturer in a network. Learn more about the ease of realizing an intrinsically safe Ethernet-APL network with just three steps.

By |October 04, 2023|Safety, Explosion Protection, Industry 4.0|

For which Applications is the SmartRunner Explorer 3-D Vision Sensor with Time-of-Flight Technology Suitable?

The SmartRunner Explorer 3-D with time-of-flight is ideal for applications that require a longer detection range and fast data acquisition. Learn more about two application examples, such as pallet pocket detection in material handling and tire measurement and positioning, for example, in automated parking garages.

By |August 09, 2023|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

For which Applications is the SmartRunner Explorer 3-D Vision Sensor with Stereo Vision Technology Suitable?

The stereo vision version of the SmartRunner Explorer 3-D is best suited for applications that have a short detection range but require maximum precision. Learn more about the applications for the 3-D vision sensor with stereo vision, such as part presence detection and completeness check.

By |July 28, 2023|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Monitoring Inclination and Acceleration in Dynamic Applications with the Inertial Measurement Unit IMU F99

Whether for steering angle limitation on wheel loaders or the control of AGVs—the F99 inertial measurement system is the ideal solution for inclination and acceleration monitoring in dynamic applications. Learn about six application examples for the inertial measurement unit.

By |July 19, 2023|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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