A PROGRAMMABLE SICK CAMERA CONTROLS ROBOT ARMS AND FINGERS

FOR THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FINGERTIP PRECISION

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At the test labs in one of the world’s largest and most cutting-edge dishwasher factories, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH has invested in a fully automated robot to conduct lifecycle tests on dishwasher panels. This robot is actively controlled by a programmable camera. The robot takes over all aspects of operating the machine, relieving strain from the testing Team. Continue reading

Custody transfer measurement of natural gas

FLOWSIC600-XT: The perfect match

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FLOWSIC600-XT – the new gas flow meter from SICK seamlessly preserves its predecessor’s positive image as an outstanding precision measurement device for demanding industrial environments. The FLOWSIC600-XT stands out from the crowd following its customer-oriented makeover. The product family concept is made up of various designs, making it easier to find the right device. As a result, you always have the right XT for the task at hand.   Continue reading

INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY THANKS TO SAFE DRIVE AND MOTION MONITORING

SAFE MOTION CONTROL: SAFE PROCESSES WITHOUT INTERRUPTIONS

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Nowadays, machine and plant operators are faced with a challenging task: creating flexible production workflows with a high Level of automation while at the same time ensuring that people, machines, and plants stay protected. As one of the technology and market leaders in industrial safety technology, SICK is a one-stop shop providing a comprehensive range of safety solutions. Its safe motion monitoring system, Safe Motion Control, includes innovative safety concepts that have been developed for safe Monitoring of drives and machine motions. This makes it possible to increase the availability and efficiency of machines while offering a high degree of safety. Continue reading

security 2D laser scanners

LMS14x: Even sees the grass grow

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False alarms or alarms that don’t go off at all are unacceptable when it comes to protecting property or assets. The new LMS14x security 2D laser scanners provide optimum protection even in large open spaces. With a sensing range of 30 m – even when its targets are black – and a flexible field configuration, one LMS14x is enough to monitor an area practically the size of a soccer pitch. Regardless of whether it’s monitoring outdoor space in Qatar or Alaska, at high temperatures or in extreme colds, the LMS14x saves costs and ensures peace of mind. Continue reading

Residual stack monitoring with Safeguard Detector

Carton magazine: Making rigid housings a thing of the past

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Requirements for protecting machinery have changed more and more with the increasing use of automation. In the past, protective devices in the work process were something of a nuisance; for this reason, they were often not used at all. Innovative technology has enabled protective devices to be integrated into the work process. As a result, they are no longer an obstacle for the operator and even help productivity in many cases. Reliable protective devices that are integrated into the workplace have thus become indispensable nowadays. They are a useful tool in achieving the goal of continuous production, which in turn improves system efficiency. Continue reading