Sensors http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8241/more en Industrial Inclinometer for Tilt Measurement http://machinedesign.com/products/industrial-inclinometer-tilt-measurement <div class="node-body article-body">BEI Sensors has introduced the T-Series industrial inclinometer which is a compact sensor for measurement of slope or tilt angles of an object with respect to gravity. It uses MEMS technology and </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/industrial-inclinometer-tilt-measurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/industrial-inclinometer-tilt-measurement#comments Products Sensors Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:09:00 +0000 41411 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of BEI Sensors Flat Angle and Speed Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/flat-angle-and-speed-sensors <div class="node-body article-body">Novotechnik’s new Vert-X 05E Series of dual angle/speed sensors include easy mounting in small and narrow spaces with a body depth of 5 mm and mounting flanges with metal inserts. Sensors feature </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/flat-angle-and-speed-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/flat-angle-and-speed-sensors#comments Products Sensors Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:24:00 +0000 41131 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of Novotechnik Pressure Sensor Withstands Corrosive Environments http://machinedesign.com/sensors/pressure-sensor-withstands-corrosive-environments <div class="node-body article-body">Measurement Specialties’ 154 Series, which includes media isolated, piezoresistive silicon pressure sensors, has expanded. The 19mm sensors are housed in a 315L stainless steel package and are available </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/pressure-sensor-withstands-corrosive-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/pressure-sensor-withstands-corrosive-environments#comments Products Sensors Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:49:00 +0000 41061 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of Measurement Specialties Technology Provides Predictive Intelligence for Pneumatics http://machinedesign.com/sensors/technology-provides-predictive-intelligence-pneumatics <div class="field-byline"> Alan Hitchcox </div> <div class="field-deck"> IntelliSense combines sensors, cylinders, and software to deliver real-time performance data, enhancing productivity without sacrificing quality or efficiency. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IntelliSense offers condition-based monitoring to maximize machine productivity and reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/technology-provides-predictive-intelligence-pneumatics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/technology-provides-predictive-intelligence-pneumatics#comments Sensors Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:26:00 +0000 41051 at http://machinedesign.com High Performance Sensor Data with Rotary Interfaces http://machinedesign.com/sensors/high-performance-sensor-data-rotary-interfaces <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Moog Components </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Collecting data with high performance sensors, converting this data to digital data streams and transmitting the data from rotating platforms to stationary processors is a challenge to system designers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/high-performance-sensor-data-rotary-interfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/high-performance-sensor-data-rotary-interfaces#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:12:00 +0000 41011 at http://machinedesign.com Buying a Vision System: 10 Questions You Must Ask http://machinedesign.com/sensors/buying-vision-system-10-questions-you-must-ask-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Choosing a vision system that meets your needs and budget can be intimidating. There are several critical factors you need</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/buying-vision-system-10-questions-you-must-ask-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/buying-vision-system-10-questions-you-must-ask-0#comments White Papers Sensors Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:58:00 +0000 40921 at http://machinedesign.com Using Vision Systems for Robot Guidance http://machinedesign.com/sensors/using-vision-systems-robot-guidance-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you combine the brains of machine vision with robot muscle, you unleash a formidable manufacturing system that delivers extreme precision, dramatically</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/using-vision-systems-robot-guidance-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/using-vision-systems-robot-guidance-0#comments White Papers Sensors Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:52:00 +0000 40911 at http://machinedesign.com When to choose a color vision system for your application http://machinedesign.com/sensors/when-choose-color-vision-system-your-application-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> It is easier, faster, and less expensive than ever to process color images, making color vision a more viable option for inspection applications. The key to selecting</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/when-choose-color-vision-system-your-application-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/when-choose-color-vision-system-your-application-0#comments White Papers Sensors Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:45:00 +0000 40901 at http://machinedesign.com Linear Position Sensors for Safety Functions and Hazardous Areas http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selecting the best product for operating in hazardous areas and safety related applications can be challenging. Hazardous areas include locations where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases, vapors</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas#comments White Papers Sensors Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:43:00 +0000 40791 at http://machinedesign.com Autonomous UAVs Now Travel in Packs http://machinedesign.com/sensors/autonomous-uavs-now-travel-packs <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GTRI is currently testing three UAVs working autonomously together. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/autonomous-uavs-now-travel-packs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/autonomous-uavs-now-travel-packs#comments Sensors News Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:25:00 +0000 39981 at http://machinedesign.com <p>This UAV and two others like it were recently used in one of the first demonstrations of formation flying.</p> Courtesy of Georgia Tech Research Institute