Sensors http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8241/more en 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Primary Considerations When Deploying Position Sensors into Extended Temperature Range Environments http://machinedesign.com/sensors/primary-considerations-when-deploying-position-sensors-extended-temperature-range-environm-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It is essential that engineers are fully aware of the implications of high temperature before choosing a...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/primary-considerations-when-deploying-position-sensors-extended-temperature-range-environm-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/primary-considerations-when-deploying-position-sensors-extended-temperature-range-environm-0#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 14 Apr 2016 03:11:00 +0000 59851 at http://machinedesign.com Implementing Position Sensors for Hazardous Areas & Safety http://machinedesign.com/sensors/implementing-position-sensors-hazardous-areas-safety <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is an increasing need for functional safety to be address in hazardous applications and...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/implementing-position-sensors-hazardous-areas-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/implementing-position-sensors-hazardous-areas-safety#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 14 Apr 2016 02:58:00 +0000 59841 at http://machinedesign.com New Developments in Position Sensing Solutions to Address the Demands of Industrial Ethernet http://machinedesign.com/sensors/new-developments-position-sensing-solutions-address-demands-industrial-ethernet <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article covers important considerations when sourcing a linear position sensing device that fully...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/new-developments-position-sensing-solutions-address-demands-industrial-ethernet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/new-developments-position-sensing-solutions-address-demands-industrial-ethernet#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 14 Apr 2016 02:29:00 +0000 59831 at http://machinedesign.com