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SICK’s extended Ruler3000 family
SICK has expanded its next-generation Ruler3000 family to focus on the speed and precision of its 3D streaming cameras on the finest details of high-quality, high-resolution 3D inspection and measurement tasks.
SICK's ultrasonic UC40 set to "Click" for all-round uses
SICK has added the UC40, a powerful and compact cube sensor, to its market-leading family of ultrasonic sensors.
SICK upgrades colour sensor portfolio
SICK has announced a major advance in its colour sensor portfolio, with the launch of its CSS and CSX high resolution and high-speed devices.
SICK launch multiScan multi-layered LiDAR sensor
SICK has unveiled a milestone advance in its three-dimensional LiDAR technology with the launch of the multiScan multi-layered LiDAR sensor.
SICK’s next-generation DGS80 hollow-shaft encoders open up universal compatibility
SICK has unveiled its next-generation family of large-bore hollow-shaft incremental encoders, the SICK DGS80.
SICK launches the safeRS3
SICK has launched the safeRS3, a next-generation safe 3D radar system designed to enable maximum productivity with highly-reliable safe access protection for workers in hazardous industrial areas, including robot cells.
SICK’s MPB10 sensor bolts-on for continuous condition monitoring
SICK has announced the launch of its MPB10 Multi-Physics Box condition monitoring sensor, a rugged bolt-on device designed to deliver real-time, continuous service data from industrial machines, including electric motors, pumps, fans, and conveyor systems, even in the harshest industry environments.
Sensor technology and machine vision from one source
SICK and MVTec Software are deepening their strategic cooperation. Algorithms of MVTec's HALCON machine vision software will be integrated into SICK's sensors. The corresponding agreement was signed by Dr. Martin Schenk, Senior Vice President Product Management SICK, and Dr. Olaf Munkelt, Managing Director MVTec Software, at the SPS trade fair in Nuremberg on the 9th November.
Getting close up to fibre optic sensors
Fibre optic sensors are often favoured in electronics applications for their high switching speeds and ability to detect tiny objects.
SICK launches next generation WLL80 Fibre Optic Sensors
SICK launches its next-gen, intelligent and powerful WLL80 Fibre Optic Sensors, designed for simple configuration and versatile integration into machinery and conveyor systems in electronics production, wherever rapid, high accuracy detection is required in confined spaces.
Compact 2D vision camera with deep learning app onboard
SICK has announced that it is launching its first vision camera with a pre-installed deep learning app onboard to make it simple to create custom quality inspections of complex electronics parts and surface mount assemblies.
W4F miniature smart sensors with powerful optical tech
SICK has launched the versatile W4F family of miniature smart sensors, developed to achieve next-generation detection performance and incorporating powerful new optical technologies, each purpose-designed to master common sensing challenges in electronics with complete reliability.
SICK’s deep learning brings simplicity to AI inspection
SICK has launched a suite of Deep Learning apps and services to simplify machine vision quality inspection for challenging components, assemblies, surfaces or food produce, especially those that have previously defied automation and remained distinguishable only by human inspection.
SICK casts wide with versatile AS30 array sensor
SICK has developed a versatile, high-precision array sensor, the AS30, that is easily adapted to a multitude of machine guidance and process control tasks in manufacturing and logistics. With a repeatability of up to 0.03mm and a wide 50mm 2D light band, the SICK AS30 delivers industry-leading performance for classic array sensing tasks such as edge guidance or conveyor control.
SICK launches SensorApp for colour inspection and sorting
SICK is continuing the roll-out of its customisable SensorApps for ‘easy’ machine vision, with the launch of its Colour Inspection and Sorting App, a cost-saving and simple solution for common inline quality control tasks in automated production and packaging applications.
SICK SensorApps help people to keep their distance
Responding to the need for technologies to slow the spread of COVID-19, SICK has developed PeopleCounter and DistanceGuard SensorApps which help to ensure that people keep to the recommended distance apart in working and public spaces.
SICK switches up its cylindrical inductive safety offering
SICK has launched the SICK IME2S inductive safety switch for safe and easy non-contact position and safe area monitoring to help prevent accidents and unwanted collisions in production and logistics environments up to PL d (EN ISO 13849) safety requirements.
Flow sensors expanded with thermal flow switch
SICK has extended its portfolio of industrial instruments with the SICK T-Easic FTS, a thermal flow switch designed as an easy, cost-saving answer to detecting liquid flow in pipes, for example in pumps, machine tool lubrication or industrial cleaning systems.
Linear motor feedback encoders get safety certified
SICK has released safety-certified versions of its TTK70 and TTK50 magnetic absolute linear motor feedback encoders with Hiperface interface, widening the opportunities for accurate, absolute motor feedback systems to be integrated into safe linear drives.
Powerful and accurate 2D LiDAR sensor
With its LMS4000, SICK has developed its most powerful and accurate 2D LiDAR sensor to date for materials handling and intralogistics applications, even at high speeds, in low ambient light or when goods, packages or parcels are matt black or glossy.