Automation topics


This post is about a non-contact infrared temperature sensor. You will read about the benefits for modern production processes that involve objects with very high temperature. Typical applications for this kind of sensors are in metallurgy and glass production. Everywhere liquid or molten metals is present and being processed.   […]

Non-Contact Infrared Temperature Sensor with IO-Link – Enabler for ...


In this contribution you can read about what technical prerequisites have to be met for RFID to play such an important role in tool identifi cation and workpiece tracking, and what RFID means for modern production. Tool Identification and Workpiece Tracking RFID – A key technology in modern production Tool-ID […]

Tool-ID meets Track & Trace


White paper: Mold Management with RFID for Injection Molding – A Step to Industry 4.0   The terms Industry 4.0, Big Data and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are now on everyone’s lips. They describe the intelligent networking of extremely diverse areas in industry.   Objective of this White Paper […]

Mold Management with RFID for Injection Molding – A ...





Warum tut sich die Industrie, oder genauer gesagt und oft genannt, der Mittelstand (KMU) so schwer mit dem Thema Industrie 4.0? Oder stimmt das vielleicht gar nicht? Ein Standpunkt zu Industrie 4.0 Viele Definitionen zu diesem Thema sind für mich recht hochtrabend, zu abstrakt und auf jeden Fall klingt es […]

Zum Stand von Industrie 4.0 bei der Automatisierung im Maschinen- ...





Linear position sensors that provide continuous, typically analog, feedback are used extensively in a variety of applications in many different industries and markets. Linear position sensors employ various technologies, but at the most basic level the technologies can be classified as being either non-contact or contact based. For the purpose […]

Benefits of Non-contact Linear Position Sensing Technology — SENSORTECH



In any continuous manufacturing process such as steel production, increased throughput is the path to higher profits through maximum utilization of fixed capital investments. In order to achieve increased throughput, more sophisticated control systems are being deployed. These systems enable ever-higher levels of automation but can present new challenges in […]

Sensor Reliability in Steel Production — SENSORTECH


(If you aren’t sure what Industry 4.0 or IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) are, take a look at these previous blog entries.) I’m amazed at all the research published each week presenting the value Industry 4.0 and IIoT are bringing to manufacturing. And the articles about Industry 4.0 and IIoT […]

Industry 4.0 & IIoT, who cares?!?! You should. — ...