Current news & press releases

Geotek Ltd. (UK), a specialist in high resolution, non-destructive analysis of geological cores, has chosen to use a 2D/3D laser profile sensor from Micro-Epsilon on its automated, modular, multi-sensor core scanning platform, BoxScan. The laser sensors are being used to determine the types of rock within the core samples and have proven to be rugged and reliable out in the field, as well as easy to integrate with the BoxScan machine platform.

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Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon continues the development of its optoNCDT 1900 series of laser triangulation sensors with the addition of the optoNCDT 1900-EtherCAT. This compact sensor has an integrated EtherCAT interface for direct connection to industrial controllers, eliminating the need for an external interface module, while reducing installation effort and wiring.

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When selecting sensors for measuring thickness, the first step is to choose an appropriate method and measurement technology. The material, surface and thickness of the target play a crucial role in deciding which option is best for the application, says Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK.

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Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced an optoelectronic fibre optic sensor solution for reliable position control and presence detection in a wide range of industrial automation and process control applications.

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Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a range of inline 3D profile measurement systems for the geometrical inspection of long products in metal processing. Depending on the application and profile shape, the measurement systems can be equipped with either ThruBeam sensors, red laser profile scanners or blue laser profile scanners from Micro-Epsilon, to provide the optimal solution for the application.

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Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK, provides an overview of 7 challenging measurement applications that use the latest laser profile scanning technology to help improve quality control and production performance.

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The integration of electronics inside a compact sensor housing simplifies the installation of 2D and 3D laser scanners – a major benefit in a wide range of applications in factory automation, robotics, machine building and medical production, says Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK.

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Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK, discusses some of the more challenging automotive test applications for non-contact displacement measurement, draw-wire and infrared temperature sensors.

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Magneto-inductive displacement sensors combine the best attributes of inductive and magnetic sensors but without their drawbacks, says Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK.

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Glenn Wedgbrow, Business Development Manager at Micro-Epsilon UK, highlights the benefits and limitations of red and blue laser light sensor technologies, as well as those applications where blue lasers are a better choice over traditional red lasers.

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Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has updated its popular colorCONTROL MFA series of LED Analysers with the colorCONTROL MFA-7. The high precision, multi-point colour detection system is available in either 7, 14, 21 or 28 channel configurations to monitor up to 28 LED test objects simultaneously.

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Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its popular optoNCDT ILR2250-100 range of non-contact laser distance sensors with an integrated heating and cooling version that is suitable for use in ambient temperatures from -40°C up to +65°C, enabling the sensor to be used in permanent outdoor distance measurement applications

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