Sensors http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8241/more en Introduction to Machine Vision http://machinedesign.com/sensors/introduction-machine-vision <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Get the basics of how machine vision technology works and why...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/introduction-machine-vision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/introduction-machine-vision#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 27 May 2016 02:34:00 +0000 62411 at http://machinedesign.com Dual-Power-Level Amps Target Strain-Gauge Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dual-power-level-amps-target-strain-gauge-sensors <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Kerns </div> <div class="field-deck"> General-purpose analog amplifiers enable inline amplification for full-bridge, metal-foil strain-gauge-based sensors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">General-purpose analog amplifiers recently developed by FUTEK enable inline amplification...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dual-power-level-amps-target-strain-gauge-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dual-power-level-amps-target-strain-gauge-sensors#comments Sensors Mon, 23 May 2016 17:57:00 +0000 62291 at http://machinedesign.com Measuring Temperatures in Furnaces with Oxidizing Atmospheres http://machinedesign.com/sensors/measuring-temperatures-furnaces-oxidizing-atmospheres <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by OMEGA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Measuring temperatures inside a furnace can present several challenges: high temperatures, temperature cycling, and hostile...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/measuring-temperatures-furnaces-oxidizing-atmospheres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/measuring-temperatures-furnaces-oxidizing-atmospheres#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 09 May 2016 17:58:00 +0000 61601 at http://machinedesign.com Improving Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper explores the exciting new trend toward designing smart medical devices that provide critical force feedback to eliminate guesswork, improve outcomes, and increase consistency. Technical</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000 34471 at http://machinedesign.com Tekscan Force Sensors for Design http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper provides insights into various force sensing technologies including a comparison of load cells, piezoresistive</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000 34481 at http://machinedesign.com LVDT Linear Position Sensors and IP Ratings http://machinedesign.com/sensors/lvdt-linear-position-sensors-and-ip-ratings <div class="field-byline"> Mike Marciante, TE Connectivity </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most LDVT components are protected against the environment to some degree. But there are applications where more protection is needed.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/lvdt-linear-position-sensors-and-ip-ratings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/lvdt-linear-position-sensors-and-ip-ratings#comments Engineering Essentials Sensors Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:19:00 +0000 60251 at http://machinedesign.com Upgrade Metal Detection with Factor 1 Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/upgrade-metal-detection-factor-1-sensors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Turck </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Factor 1 sensors expand proximity sensor capabilities for metal detection while...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/upgrade-metal-detection-factor-1-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/upgrade-metal-detection-factor-1-sensors#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000 59991 at http://machinedesign.com Rules of Good Thermocouple Practice http://machinedesign.com/sensors/rules-good-thermocouple-practice <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Watlow </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thermocouples can be depended upon to give trouble-free service and long life. Occasionally, difficulties may be encountered resulting from...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/rules-good-thermocouple-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/rules-good-thermocouple-practice#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 15 Apr 2016 22:21:00 +0000 59961 at http://machinedesign.com Simplify Embedded System Design With CompactRIO: The Ultimate Multipurpose Controller http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/simplify-embedded-system-design-compactrio-ultimate-multipurpose-controller <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designing control and I/O systems for industrial machinery and advanced equipment is no small task. Design teams must...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/simplify-embedded-system-design-compactrio-ultimate-multipurpose-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/simplify-embedded-system-design-compactrio-ultimate-multipurpose-controller#comments White Papers Mechanical Drives Motion Control Motors/Drives Sensors Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:58:00 +0000 59911 at http://machinedesign.com Control Design Guide for Next-Generation Machines http://machinedesign.com/iot/control-design-guide-next-generation-machines <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Control Design Guide for Smart Machines White Paper explains the challenges machine builders face today and...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/control-design-guide-next-generation-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/control-design-guide-next-generation-machines#comments White Papers IoT Mechanical Drives Motion Control Motors/Drives Sensors Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:29:00 +0000 57211 at http://machinedesign.com