ifm’s process sensor portfolio is vast and has expanded to include analytical measuring sensors. This is highlighted with the newly released temperature calibration check (TCC) sensor that complies with the required standards and directives of 3A, EHEDG and FDA. This means it is suitable for hygienic installations such as those in the food and beverage … Continue reading Reliable automation technology for the food industry
When there are troubled times within an industry, it’s nice to know that help is at hand if things start to go wrong. With an unprecedented lockdown within Australia’s borders, there are still essential services that have to work through the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside emergency services, food and beverage processing and manufacturing is vital in … Continue reading Remote troubleshooting solving problems
In times past, farmers were at the mercy of the elements to determine a successful yield of crops. As the global population grows and consumer preferences evolve, today’s modern farmer must also consider the scarcity of natural resources, the threat of climate change and the growing problem of food waste. The oldest human industry has … Continue reading Powering the future of farming
Installation of optek sensors at the inlet and at the outlet of a centrifuge greatly improves separation performance, reduces losses and improves product consistency. The feed often has high variable solids loading. Separation efficiency can be greatly improved by installing an optek AF16-N or AS16-N prior to the separator. The separator feed rate can then … Continue reading Centrifuge control by optek
Nord Drivesystems manufacturers drive solutions (hardware and software) and supports customers with its communication and application know-how in the Industry 4.0 realm. Nord’s intelligent, networked drives enables continuous condition monitoring and forms the basis of predictive maintenance. In addition, they offer intelligent digitized production, advanced maintenance concepts and new services. All Nord drives are Industry … Continue reading Innovative drive solutions for the digital revolution
TE Connectivity (TE), a maker of connectivity and sensors, has released the SP self-laminating polyester label as an labeling solution for applications that can withstand temperatures from minus 40˚C (minus 40˚F) up to 150˚C (302˚F). TE’s SP is a thermal transfer printable, low-profile translucent polyester film with a permanent acrylic adhesive. It is supplied with … Continue reading Self-laminating polyester labels a solution for identifying cabling exposed to high heat
The VEGAPULS 64 is ideal for use in vessels with small process connections, such as those used in the food, pharmaceutical and biotech industry.
SICK has streamlined its portfolio of object detection sensors and equipped them with new technologies for improved performance.
Barcode scanners are used for a variety of different purposes in the food processing industry. The track-and-trace requirements are constantly growing, and every individual item of food that is bought by discerning end-consumers must be fully traceable. The more the food is processed, the greater the level of safety required, particularly in the case of … Continue reading Dry, wet or deep-frozen – flexible barcode scanners for use in all areas
Sick has introduced non-contact DOSIC ultrasonic flow sensors designed to precisely detect the flow volume of conductive and non-conductive liquids in demanding environments.
TE Connectivity, a provider of connectivity and sensor solutions, is adding shielded M8 connectors in three and four positions to its expanding portfolio of M8/M12 connectors for industrial automation and control applications. Technical and commercial support for the entire package is also being enhanced. The easy-to-install connector system offers design engineers a reliable and complete … Continue reading Enhanced connector portfolio
A sensor-based device called Ulla has the ability to monitor water consumption and alert the user when they are not drinking enough.
Wenglor’s range of fluid sensors includes flow, pressure and temperature sensors.
Industrialisation has left much of the urban environment contaminated with a variety of heavy metals, chemicals and pesticide residue.
The new IO-Link master for the Allen-Bradley POINT I/O system and IO-Link enabled sensors go beyond detecting machine problems to help enhance machine productivity.
The new Wenglor reflex sensors with background suppression for roller conveyor systems are high performance sensors that are quick and easy to mount.
The LiquiSonic inline analyzer by SensoTech measures precisely and directly in pipes or vessels the concentration of ingredients in beverages and liquid food.
The Wenglor True Colour Sensor OFP401P0189 can detect extremely fine colour shades quicker and more accurately then the human eye.