Sensors http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8241/more en Touchless Rotary Sensors White Paper http://machinedesign.com/sensors/touchless-rotary-sensors-white-paper <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Novotechnik </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper describes a new generation of touchless position sensors that solves a number of new problems while</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/touchless-rotary-sensors-white-paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/touchless-rotary-sensors-white-paper#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:40:00 +0000 69871 at http://machinedesign.com A Primer on Sensors for Machine Automation http://machinedesign.com/sensors/primer-sensors-machine-automation <div class="field-byline"> Chip McDaniel, AutomationDirect </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sensors are critical for converting physical properties into discrete and analog signals, letting machine automation systems do their tasks reliably and consistently. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sensors are critical for converting physical properties into discrete and analog signals, letting machine automation systems do their tasks reliably.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/primer-sensors-machine-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/primer-sensors-machine-automation#comments Sensors Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:52:00 +0000 69851 at http://machinedesign.com Sensors at the Speed of Light http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-speed-light <div class="field-byline"> Cabe Atwell </div> <div class="field-deck"> Discover a sensor the size of an IC that works by measuring the time it takes light emitted to bounce off of a target and return. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">About a year ago, a coworker told me about a new kind of distance sensor that one of our electronics distributors just told him about....</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-speed-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensors-speed-light#comments Sensors Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:33:00 +0000 69701 at http://machinedesign.com Force Sensors in Robotic Design http://machinedesign.com/sensors/force-sensors-robotic-design <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From the operating room to the manufacturing floor, the robotic industry continues to grow and mature. As demand for...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/force-sensors-robotic-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/force-sensors-robotic-design#comments White Papers Robotics Sensors Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:12:00 +0000 66711 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, 03 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +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, 03 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000 34481 at http://machinedesign.com Comparison of Interface Measurement Options http://machinedesign.com/sensors/comparison-interface-measurement-options <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This whitepaper examines three types of pressure sensing technologies to accurately measure</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/comparison-interface-measurement-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/comparison-interface-measurement-options#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:21:00 +0000 69121 at http://machinedesign.com Embed Confidence into Your Machine http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embed-confidence-your-machine <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to achieve optimal machine design with interface pressure measurement technology. This eBook focuses on how</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embed-confidence-your-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embed-confidence-your-machine#comments eBooks Sensors Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:15:00 +0000 69111 at http://machinedesign.com Pressure Mapping as a Research & Development Tool http://machinedesign.com/sensors/pressure-mapping-research-development-tool <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by IntertekTekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Discover how pressure mapping technology can help drive ROI in your R&D process. The R&D process often involves</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/pressure-mapping-research-development-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/pressure-mapping-research-development-tool#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:24:00 +0000 69101 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 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:58:00 +0000 59911 at http://machinedesign.com