Draw-wire displacement and position sensors are essentially electronic tape measures and measure the linear movement of a component by means of a wire made of highly-flexible stainless steel strands, which is wound onto a drum by a long-life spring motor. The measuring drum is axially couple...
Draw-wire displacement and position sensors are essentially electronic tape measures and measure the linear movement of a component by means of a wire made of highly-flexible stainless steel strands, which is wound onto a drum by a long-life spring motor. The measuring drum is axially coupled with a multi-turn potentiometer, an incremental encoder, or an absolute encoder. With the draw-wire principle a linear movement is transformed into a rotary movement and then converted into a resistance change or into countable increments.
- Very accurate
- Long measuring ranges
- Robust and compact
- Easy installation and handling
- Compact design
- Excellent price/performance ratio
A Comparison of Blue and Red Laser Triangulation Sensors
Although red laser triangulation displacement sensors have been in use for more than 20 years, blue laser versions are also now available. Before selecting which colour to use, it is important to understand which type performs best on which target material.
thermoMETER - Non-Contact Infrared Temperature Sensors
Miniaturized IR sensors thermoMETER combine high accuracy of the sensor parameters, ruggedness up to 250°C (485°F) ambient temperature, a state of the art stainless steel mechanical design and an affordable price. New developed IR detectors with high sensitivity and small dimensions make outstanding measuring parameters such as response times of 1 ms possible. Sophisticated infrared thermometers support a high quality level in the production process.
High Precision Profile Measurement with Laser Scanners
Laser scanners from the LLT series record, measure and evaluate profiles on a variety of different target surfaces. With its scanCONTROL/gapCONTROL series, Micro-Epsilon offers from the pre-configured sensors to the complex measuring systems all from a single source.
Micro-Epsilon Measurement Product Guide
As the technological leader, Micro-Epsilon is always pursuing the challenge of developing high precision sensors, measurement equipment and systems. This challenge represents the drive for continued high performance in the field of measurement technology. Behind Micro-Epsilon there is a strong group of companies providing strategies which emphasize different aspects, facilitating the groups leadership in sensor technology.
Non-Contact Eddy Current Sensors
Eddy current displacement sensors measure distances, displacements, or positions of any electrically-conductive target. The principle enables non-contact and wear free measurements. The measurement objects may have either ferromagnetic or non-ferromagnetic properties. Due to its immunity to oil, dirt, dust, moisture, interference fields, etc. the eddy current principle is ideally suitable for applications in harsh industrial environments. Micro-Epsilon´s eddy current sensors are the only ones with active temperature compensation and field calibration capability.
optoNCDT Laser Triangulation Sensors
The series optoNCDT are world wide recognized as precision laser optical displacement and position sensors. Laser optical displacement sensors measure from various distances to the target with a tiny beam spot, which enables measurements against the smallest parts. Due to the large stand off, measurements against critical surfaces such as hot surfaces are possible. The non-contact principle allows complete wear free precision measurement. The laser triangulation principle is ideal for any high speed measurement task which requires extremely high accuracy and resolution.
High-Tech Solution for the Inspection of Mat and Shiny Surfaces
The reflectCONTROL Automotive and surfaceCONTROL Robotic inspection systems provide easy, fast and reliable quality inspection of surfaces. From a complete chassis to a single painted part, smallest defects can be reliably recognized inline, enabling 1...24 Jul 2017
Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent
Laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors equipped with a blue-laser diode offer numerous advantages over red-diode lasers. For decades, sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon has played a leading role in measurement applications based on Blue La...20 Jul 2017
Universal Laser Sensor for Industry & Automation
The compact optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor for displacement and distance measurements offers new features combined with robustness and reliability. Based on an innovative web interface, the new laser sensor stands out due to its ease of use and intuitive c...5 Jul 2017
Precision thickness measurement using a compact sensor system
The thicknessSENSOR is particularly well suited to precision measurement of narrow strips. This compact sensor system from Micro-Epsilon extends the C-frame product range for thickness measurement. The sensor provides extremely high precision results c...26 Apr 2017
optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines speed and precision
The new optoNCDT 2300-2DR uses blue laser light and is specially designed for displacement and distance measurements on directly reflecting surfaces. On reflective and shiny surfaces, the sensor operates at high speed and provides maximum precision in ...26 Apr 2017
optoNCDT 1420 now with laser class 1
The optoNCDT 1420 laser triangulation sensors are now also available with laser class 1. With this laser class, the radiated power is at a maximum of 390µW. Therefore, costly protective measures that correlate with laser class 2 sensors are no longer n...25 Apr 2017
Worldwide fastest confocal chromatic controller
Providing a measuring rate of 70kHz, the confocalDT 2471 HS high speed controller is currently the worldwide fastest confocal chromatic controller. The controller is used for fast distance and thickness measurements of highly reflecting surfaces.23 Jul 2016
Unique laser sensor technology
The new, compact optoNCDT 1320 triangulation sensor from sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon offers maximum precision in a minimum of space. Due to its low weight combined with compact size, the optoNCDT 1320 can be easily integrated into restricted instal...17 Mar 2016
Worldwide unique laser sensors
The new optoNCDT 1420 laser triangulation sensors from sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon are in a class of their own. The Smart sensor concept with integrated web interface and compact size is unique worldwide. The excellent price/performance ratio also ...17 Mar 2016
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