Inductive sensors (eddy current) for displacement, distance & position
In contrast to conventional inductive sensors, displacement sensors based on eddy currents stand out due to their high accuracy, bandwidth and temperature stability. Furthermore, this measuring principle enables measurements on ferro- or non-ferromagnetic objects. Particularly where pres...
In contrast to conventional
inductive sensors, displacement sensors based on eddy currents stand out due to
their high accuracy, bandwidth and temperature stability. Furthermore, this
measuring principle enables measurements on ferro- or non-ferromagnetic
objects. Particularly where pressure, dirt, oil and high
temperatures are present, eddy-current sensors from Micro-Epsilon are suitable
for all non-contact measurements of displacement, distance, position,
oscillation and vibrations. They are characterized by easy operation, high
measuring accuracy and an excellent price-performance ratio. The compact controller design as well as the fieldbus connection make the measuring system suitable for integration into machines and systems.
Benefit from the advantages eddy-current sensors offer:
- Non-contact measurement of displacement, distance and position on ferro- and non-ferromagnetic materials.
- For harsh industrial environments: dirt, pressure, temperature
- High linearity, resolution and temperature stability
- Temperature range -40°C to 200°C and higher
- Resistant to oil, dust & dirt
How to accomplish high precision absolute measurements with white light interferometers
Interferometry has been a technique for measuring distance for over a century. By using the interference of sound, light or electromagnetic waves and analyzing the received superimposed waves, users can extrapolate precise distances. Micro-Epsilon accomplishes this level of high precision distance and thickness measurements with an innovative white light interferometer technology. These sensors can obtain absolute measurement distances without the need for a reference, allowing them to maintain a precision measurement value before and after signal interruption. This is a massive advantage for distance control and profile measurements of moving objects.
How capacitive sensors shine in industrial environments
Learn how to use capacitive sensors in various measurement tasks and profit from unsurpassed stability and nanometer resolution — also in industrial applications. Capacitive sensors deliver the highest precision even at extreme temperatures and are suitable for operating conditions ranging from ultra-low temperatures or ultra-high vacuum to dusty industrial environments or clean room applications. Industry-optimized capacitive sensors achieve peak performance in harsh industrial applications and measure with the highest precision.
Submicron precise displacement and thickness measurements on all types of targets
A relatively new technique is the confocal chromatic technology, which is suitable for submicron displacement measurement and even one-sided thickness measurement of transparent materials. This non-contact, wear-free method offers a high measurement rate and high accuracies required in today's industrial plants. In particular, they are used where laser triangulation sensors provide poor results, such as in confined spaces or when highly reflective surfaces or transparent objects need to be measured. Discover the possibilities of the confocal chromatic measurement technology. Confocal systems are ideal feedback devices for both automated processes and quality control inspection systems in a wide range of industries.
7 examples of laser scanners improving quality and performance in machine building and factory automation
2D/3D laser scanners detect, measure and evaluate profiles on various object surfaces with high precision. Their versatile tasks include profile measurement like evaluation of angles, steps, distances, extreme values and additionally 3D measurements. Compact and lightweight sensors with built-in controllers can better serve manufacturing and robotic applications where absolute precision is imperative in the measurements of tiny structures and small gaps. This paper gives you an overview of 7 demanding applications solved with state-of-the-art scanner technology.
High-precision sensors in the production of electrodes and batteries
As battery-powered applications such as electric vehicles become more widespread, global demand for high-performance batteries, such as lithium-ion batteries, is also increasing. The challenge in manufacturing modern batteries is to maximize their energy density, reduce their manufacturing costs and extend their useful life. To achieve these goals, powerful and innovative sensors are used throughout the manufacturing process and perform a wide range of measurement tasks for machine monitoring, thickness control and quality assurance.
Modern 3D sensors for automotive production
In hardly any other industry is the degree of automation as high as in the automotive industry. In order to optimize automated processes, precise sensors are required for monitoring and control tasks.For this reason, 3D sensors are increasingly being used to meet the constantly growing requirements for process stability, production reliability and quality. From the press shop to assembly to quality assurance in paint inspection, 3D sensors are used for process control, monitoring of vendor parts and final inspection.This white paper gives you a detailed insight into numerous use cases, so that you too can solve your measurement tasks efficiently and smoothly.
Capacitive sensors for high temperature applications up to 800 °C
For displacement and distance measurements at ambient temperatures up to +800 °C, Micro-Epsilon now offers the robust, capacitive capaNCDT 6228 sensor system. Its high temperature stability and exceptionally high linearity enables precise results even ...Oct 30, 2023
All-in-one system for precise thickness measurements in the line
The thicknessGAUGE system measures the thickness of strip and plate materials reliably and with the highest precision. Depending on the measurement task, different variants with different sensor technologies are available. In addition, a linear unit wi...Oct 07, 2021
Automated inline 3D measurement for geometry, form and surface inspections
The innovative surfaceCONTROL 3D 3500 sensor from Micro-Epsilon is used for high-precision inline 3D measurements. With a repeatability of up to 0.4 µm in the z-axis, the sensor reaches a new performance level. The snapshot sensor enables true 3D eva...Oct 07, 2021
Powerful 2D/3D profile measurements in industrial production processes
The new scanCONTROL 30xx laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon now offer large measuring ranges up to 200 mm. The high performance scanners are used for 2D/3D profile measurements in industrial production processes. Precision and high speed meet compact si...Oct 07, 2021
Smart & precise color sensors: Detect colors, contrasts and much more
The modern colorSENSOR CFO sensors measure the finest of color graduations on metals, plastics, glass and textiles. Their robust design, high quality glass fiber optics and compact design make these True Color sensors ideally suited to industrial appli...Oct 07, 2021
High-performance laser distance sensor for industrial applications - now with IO-Link
The high-performance optoNCDT ILR2250 laser distance sensor is used whenever large measuring ranges and high accuracy are required. The optoNCDT ILR2250 can be installed at distances up to 100 m, and even up to 150 m with a reflector film. This sensor ...Feb 17, 2021
State-of-the-art String Pots / Draw-wire Displacement Sensors for industrial applications
wireSENSOR WPS-K100 draw-wire sensors measure displacements and distances in industrial environments. The two new models offer measuring ranges of 1500 and 2500 mm. Their robust design combined with an excellent price/performance ratio means they are i...Feb 17, 2021
Precision micrometer for large measuring ranges
The optoCONTROL 2520-95 precision micrometer is designed for static and dynamic measurement tasks with a large measuring range. It detects geometrical parameters such as diameter, gap, height and position. The precision micrometer combines high lineari...Feb 16, 2021
Thermal imaging camera for industrial temperature monitoring tasks
The new thermoIMAGER TIM QVGA thermal imaging camera combines a compact size and high resolution with high speed. The camera is ideally suited to monitoring tasks in industrial processes. With a frame rate up to 80 Hz and a resolution of 382 x 288 pixe...Oct 22, 2020
Ultra-precise distance and thickness measurements in the nanometer range
Optimized for industrial purposes and offering an accuracy that creates an unprecedented level of precision in optical distance and thickness measurements - these are the new white light interferometers from Micro-Epsilon. The portfolio comprises thr...Aug 10, 2020
Laser displacement sensor for Advanced Automation
The optoNCDT 1900 is the latest model of Micro-Epsilon laser sensors. Offering a unique combination of high speed, compact design and accuracy, this innovative sensor is used for dynamic displacement, distance and position measurements. The triangulati...Aug 10, 2020
Intelligent pyrometer for automatic hotspot detection
The intelligent thermoMETER TIM 8 pyrometer offers automatic hot and cold spot detection in industrial applications which enables effective and reliable temperature control. Designed for standalone operation without a PC, it combines the advantages...Dec 19, 2019
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