Extractive dust measuring systems ready for China

Environmental Measurement Technology from SICK Certified for China

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The China Association of Environmental Protection Industry (CAEPI) has certified SICK products such as the extractive dust measuring systems of the FWE200 product family according to the Chinese requirements. CAEPI audits and certifies the quality standards of manufacturers and the product quality.   Continue reading

Film presents the innovative history of SICK

70 years of innovation in 612 seconds

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What lies behind SICK’s success? How did a small engineering firm near Munich become a world market leader for intelligent sensor solutions? Gisela Sick, the widow of company founder Dr. Erwin Sick, recalls the milestones in the company’s history on the occasion of its 70th anniversary in fall 2016 – from its founding in 1946 to today. Immerse yourself in 70 years of innovation at SICK.   Continue reading

RFID technology as the basis for robot competition

The die is cast – SICK robot day 2016

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Since 2007, universities and research facilities have been competing against one another at the SICK robot day, yielding the (playing) field to robots. Eight international teams of students registered for this year’s competition which took place on October 8, 2016. The robots had to fill a playing field defined by RFID tags with colored dice. To help in this task, SICK provided each of the team with a SICK RFU 620 sensor in advance, which the students installed into their robot vehicles. Continue reading

Individual programming solutions for sensors

Space for ideas, room for the future – SICK AppSpace developers come together

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With the increasing complexity of sensor-based solutions, their individual programming is becoming more and more important. The open programming platform SICK AppSpace takes this development into account: It offers system integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) the freedom and space to develop application solutions to fit the specific requirements of application descriptions. Continue reading

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