Sensors http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8241/more en Can New Technology Provide an Infrastructure-Free IIoT? http://machinedesign.com/iot/can-new-technology-provide-infrastructure-free-iiot <div class="field-deck"> Technology is expanding faster as connectivity offers sensing and control, preventive maintenance, supply-chain optimization, and full remote control of industrial processes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cost-effective, flexible technology is expanding faster as connectivity offers sensing and control, preventive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and full remote control of industrial processes.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/can-new-technology-provide-infrastructure-free-iiot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/can-new-technology-provide-infrastructure-free-iiot#comments IoT Sensors Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:33:00 +0000 63831 at http://machinedesign.com Reducing Torque Measurement Uncertainty in Turbine Engine Testing http://machinedesign.com/sensors/reducing-torque-measurement-uncertainty-turbine-engine-testing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by HBM </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Torque is among the most important of all the measured quantities, in applications ranging from...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/reducing-torque-measurement-uncertainty-turbine-engine-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/reducing-torque-measurement-uncertainty-turbine-engine-testing#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:44:00 +0000 63631 at http://machinedesign.com Choosing a Vision System http://machinedesign.com/sensors/choosing-vision-system <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How do I integrate and network a vision system? What are part-location tools and how do I compare them? What are pre-processing functions? How can I get the machine-vision system to read characters?</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/choosing-vision-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/choosing-vision-system#comments Design FAQs Sensors Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:07:00 +0000 37531 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design Products of the Week (6/10-6-17) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-products-week-610-6-17 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In addition to three products featured at the 2016 IMTS in September, this gallery includes wireless industrial controllers, robust sensors, and power adapters. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-products-week-610-6-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-products-week-610-6-17#comments Products Manufacturing Equipment Sensors Gallery Fri, 10 Jun 2016 03:38:00 +0000 63191 at http://machinedesign.com Eagerly Awaiting Word from Jupiter http://machinedesign.com/news/eagerly-awaiting-word-jupiter <div class="node-body article-body">The world awaits the plethora of images and information that Juno will gather in its mission around Jupiter.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/eagerly-awaiting-word-jupiter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/eagerly-awaiting-word-jupiter#comments Recreation Materials Sensors News Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:52:00 +0000 63121 at http://machinedesign.com What's the Difference Between Capacitive and Thermal Inclination Sensors? http://machinedesign.com/sensors/whats-difference-between-capacitive-and-thermal-inclination-sensors <div class="field-byline"> James Fennelly, MEMSIC Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are generally two types of accelerometers currently available—capacitor-based and thermal versions—and both are microelectromechanical devices (MEMS). So what’s the difference between the two?</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/whats-difference-between-capacitive-and-thermal-inclination-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/whats-difference-between-capacitive-and-thermal-inclination-sensors#comments What's the Difference Between... Sensors Tue, 07 Jun 2016 20:17:00 +0000 63031 at http://machinedesign.com True Cost of Ownership for Linear Position Sensors, Part 3 http://machinedesign.com/sensors/true-cost-ownership-linear-position-sensors-part-3 <div class="field-byline"> Harold G. Schaevitz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The finale of this three-part series on determining TCO for linear position sensors focuses on the cumulative effect of four cost categories: initial outlay, installation, maintenance, and contingency.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/true-cost-ownership-linear-position-sensors-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/true-cost-ownership-linear-position-sensors-part-3#comments Sensors Tue, 07 Jun 2016 19:16:00 +0000 63001 at http://machinedesign.com 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