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.
CAN Newsletter magazine
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.
2020-12-02 In this article, Patrice Flot from CMR, considers further sensor technology in the wake of the increasing specification of gas engines for power generation. Those sensors provide measurement data to the engine via CAN.
SPS Connect 2020
2020-11-25 Siko introduced several devices at the SPS Connect 2020 digital fair. The AP10 position indicator, AG03/1 actuator, IKM360R inclinometer, and WH5800M encoder are connectible via CANopen.
2020-11-10 With the gSens LWG product series, Wika added another generation of length/angle sensors to its portfolio. It ensures continued use of new and old machines by replacing older sensors – also of the PAT brand – with 25-year backwards compat...
2020-09-14 The EE072 by E+E Elektronik is a humidity and temperature probe for demanding process and climate control tasks. The probe can be used for example in agriculture and livestock farming, the food and pharmaceutical industries or in clean rooms.
2020-09-14 ID Mikroelektronik & Messtechnik (Germany) offers the MVC-04 digital I/O module as well as sensors, and human-machine interfaces (HMIs) with CAN connectivity.
Encoder and inclinometer
2020-08-14 ASM (Germany) introduced the WST85 Posiwire Cable Extension sensor. Two CANopen interfaces (default and redundant) are integrated.
Machine on wheels
2020-07-31 The two companies have agreed on a strategic partnership with the aim of further opening up the market for mobile machinery. This includes joint developments of sensors.
Digital output options added
2020-06-24 MTS Sensors announced the expansion of its MH Threaded externally installed magnetostrictive linear position sensors. CAN digital output formats including CANopen and J1939 were added.
2020-06-10 VIA Technologies announced the integration of AI-powered accident prevention and behavior monitoring features into its VIA Mobile360 D700 AI dash cam which supports CAN.
Up to 14-bit resolution
2020-05-28 The CANopen-connectible TBN/TRN-S4 magnetic encoder series by TWK Elektronik (Germany) received the SIL 2 (safety integrity level) certification by TÜV (German Technical Inspection Association).