2022-04-27 Elgo Batscale has announced its latest Limax Compact (LimaxCP) series. There are three options available for the programming of safety parameters. One is on-site, where the elevator system is used - via control system using CANopen.
2022-04-20 In coordination with the customer, FSG (Germany) developed a wind sensor with integrated LED obstruction light. This saves space in confined spaces at the highest point of crane systems or comparable equipment. A CAN network is available as signal ou...
J1939 cable transducer
2022-04-13 Combilift’s CSS container loading system uses Variohm Eurosensor’s cable-extension transducers to monitor the slip-sheet’s position while loading and retracting procedure.
Electronic cam controller
2022-04-12 TWK’s Noce electronic cam switches were extended by the SIL 2 and PL d certified variant. Various flange, shaft, and interface versions (e.g. CANopen Safety) are possible.
2022-03-29 Pipo Moteurs (France) has used the CANmod.temp devices by CSS electronics (Denmark) when designing and optimizing its race engines.
2022-03-24 The SMX.igs-e inclination sensors from STW now feature inertial measurement unit (IMU) functionality and will enable sensor data fusion using Kalman filters in the future. The calculated values are passed on to subsequent control units via CAN, CANop...
2022-03-18 The RFE-3200 series angle sensors are built for rotary position sensing tasks in the harsh environments encountered in agricultural machinery, off highway vehicles, and mobile machinery. It supports J1939 and CANopen.
2022-03-14 CSM (Germany) introduced the HV BM Split modules for electric and hybrid vehicles where confined installation space is available. Acquired data is output via CAN.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2022-03-10 Micro-electro-mechanical system (Mems) inertial sensors are commonly used for orientation, pose estimation, and tracking. Due to their size and cost, they are used in automotive and industrial applications. Gemac introduces its point of view.
CiA 301, CiA 406, CiA 305, CiA 303-3
2022-02-16 Wachendorff Automation, CAN in Automation (CiA) member since 2015, now has a heavy-duty variant in the 36-mm design in its range of absolute encoders in the WDGA series with CANopen.
2022-02-03 With the RMS1000 radar sensor suitable for outdoor use, Sick provides a solution for object detection and collision avoidance. It features a J1939 interface and comes with protection classes IP67 and IP69.
Current measuring system
2022-01-19 The IVT 3.0 from Isabellenhuette Heusler is a complete current measuring system. The solution is for measuring and monitoring electrical values in battery-powered electric and fuel-cell powertrains. CAN is optionally available.
2021-12-22 Position and motion sensor provider Posital has announced further models of its Ixarc rotary encoders with housings that are 27 mm long. Combined with a diameter of 36 mm, make the devices suitable for tight spaces. CANopen is supported.
2021-12-15 Temposonics, company of the Amphenol Group, announced that the position sensors of the T-Series now feature ingress protection IP68, IP69, as well as Nema 4 and 4X. The sensors come with a CAN output.
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.