2021-11-16 The FHx58 encoders from Megatron come with a tested hygienic design and salt-mist resistant metal housing. They are suitable for food industry, pharmaceuticals, and offshore applications. They are available in different variants and with CANopen or J...
2021-11-15 The wire-actuated encoders of the Pure.Mobile family from Siko (Germany) measure position, speed, and inclination due to an integrated single-axis inclination sensor. The sensor data are transmitted to the controller via CANopen, CANopen safety, or J...
2021-11-09 Rohde & Schwarz and Vector Informatik are collaborating on closed-loop scenario testing of automotive radar sensors for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD).
2021-10-29 Turck has added single- and multi-turn encoders with a solid or hollow shaft for mobile and agricultural machines to its Industrial and Efficiency Line portfolio.
2021-10-27 CSS Electronics has introduced the standalone CANmod.gps, which provides GNSS and 3D IMU (inertial measurement unit) data via a CAN interface.
In-line shaft mounted
2021-10-20 The German manufacturer NCTE develops and manufactures CAN-based in-line shaft sensors that measure torque and other forces such as shear and bending moment. Ixthus Instrumentation (UK) distributes them.
2021-09-28 TWK (Germany) has expanded its portfolio with regard to sensors for measuring position and speed. This includes different measuring systems for different types of assembly and measurement requirements. A range of interfaces is available including CAN...
2021-09-14 The CANopen-connectible PW27A and PW37P load cells from HBM are available for hygienic weighing up to 20 kg or up to 200 kg, respectively.
With functional safety
2021-07-07 Variohm Eurosensor’s SMO31H2 series of pressure sensors are designed for critical measurement and monitoring tasks in hydrogen processing and logistics.
2021-07-01 Heaxel’s Icone robotic system supports neurorehabilitation therapies, designed for patients with neurological damage. The system has the CAN-based HEX-E sensors from Onrobot integrated.
2021-06-23 Axiomatic Technologies introduced the AX184200 20 PT1000 RTD scanner with CAN. It features rugged packaging and watertight Deutsch IPD connectors for an IP67 rating. No additional programming or configuration is required.
2021-06-15 With support of Variohm Eurosensor, Novotechnik has uploaded a video of its sensors demonstrating their principle of operation, application potential as well as their development, production, and testing. The sensors provide CANopen or J1939 interfac...
2021-05-31 The measuring unit MU-Thermocouple1 CAN FD from Peak-System transmits, captures, and preprocesses its temperature measurement data using CAN FD.
2021-05-25 Trafag (Switzerland) released the CMP 8271 pressure transmitter implementing the CiA 404 CANopen device profile for measuring devices.
Pressure and position
2021-05-10 Variohm Eurosensor lanched the EPT31H2 pressure transducer for use with hydrogen processes up to 700 bar. The TM1 in-cylinder position sensor is equipped with CANopen and J1939 options.
2021-04-26 Baumer has released the EAM300 absolute multi-turn encoder. The size of 30-mm diameter and 53,3-mm length enables applications in medical devices, off-highway vehicles, and elevators.
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2021-03-09 Absolute CANopen encoders from Wachendorff provide position data in AT-Boretec’s horizontal drill machines with automatic pipe feeding.
CiA 404 sensors
2021-01-18 Buerkert introduced the 8312 pressure transmitter and the 8412 temperature sensor. Instead of analog outputs, the devices provide a CANopen interface.
2021-01-08 STW (Germany) has released the SMX.igs-e sensor, which measures the inclination angle of an object in relation to the earth's gravity field.