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Teaching Sensors

Roman numeral

28.03.2017 - Perhaps a clever Roman took a look at his right hand 2769 years ago and derived a numerical system based on it which is used to this very day - we still can’t say for sure. However, what is certain is that... [more]

all about automation Friedrichshafen 2017

WayCon exhibiting at the “all about automation Friedrichshafen 2017” trade fair

10.03.2017 - At this year's “all about automation Friedrichshafen 2017” trade fair WayCon presented the complete range of its sensors, applicable in any automation process. Positioning... [more]

Capazitive Sensors KS

Capacitive sensors KS – highly accurate even under difficult measurement circumstances

22.02.2017 - WayCon Positionsmesstechnik offers an excellent solution for measurement tasks, when high-resolution sensors are required to measure on challenging targets in difficult environments... [more]

Draw wire sensors in mobile applications

Draw wire sensors in mobile applications

21.10.2016 - The relevance of precise position detection is growing in the mobile hydraulics market. Exact positioning of stabiliser legs on crane trucks... [more]

Draw wire encoder MH120

MH120 Draw Wire Sensors – robust and cost effective

28.10.2016 - Mobile hydraulic series at the SPS IPC Drives 2016... [more]

Magnetostrictive Transducer MOP

Compact and wear-free – The MOP magnetostrictive position sensor

22.07.2016 - WayCon offers a magnetostrictive position sensor specifically for pneumatic cylinders with the MOP. The MOP records the position of the position sensor without contact and works... [more]

Draw wire encoders in hoisting technology

Accurately lifted loads

08.04.2016 - Transporting heavy loads in industrial applications by physical strength is simply not possible as in the old days. Aids for lifting loads were already utilized in ancient times and still require continuous optimization... [more]

Laser sensor LAR

Small, compact, resistant – LAR laser sensor

18.03.2016 - Laser sensors are ideal for non-contact precision measurement of distance, route and position... [more]

Hydraulic Sensor SX300

Applikation Video Lock Gate

25.01.2016 - The extremely robust wire rope sensor SX300 by WayCon was developed specifically for measuring travel in hydraulic and telescopic cylinders. Using the SX300 when measuring the ... [more]

Ultrasonic Sensor UFA-150

Miniature ultrasonic sensor

30.10.2015 - FocusBEAM miniature ultrasonic sensor with smallest 5 mm tip... [more]

Ultrasonic Sensors UFA-1500

Ultrasonic Sensors

09.10.2015 - UFA-1500 ultrasonic sensors now available in stainless steel housing... [more]

Laser Displacement Sensor LAR

NEW: Laser sensor LAR

25.09.2015 - Compact construction with analogue interface and switch output... [more]

Hydraulic Sensor SX200

Position detection in hydraulic cylinders

11.09.2015 - Integrated position detection with the patented Draw Wire Encoder SX200... [more]

Laser Displacement Sensor LLD-500

New: Laser sensor LLD-500

14.08.2015 - Laser distance sensor for hot surfaces and light environments... [more]

Sensors for level measurement

Measuring filling levels in automated Industry 4.0

31.07.2015 - An automated measurement of substance filling levels in storage containers is essential in Industry 4.0. For a secure and stable production process, continuous monitoring of filling levels... [more]

Draw wire mechanics SX

Clamp flange system for SX draw wire sensor series

12.06.2015 - Fast and simple encoder mounting... [more]

Laser Distance Sensor LAV

NEW: Laser sensor LAV

12.06.2015 - Compact construction with analogue interface... [more]

Product Catalogue Sensor Technology

Product brochure sensors

22.05.2015 - Sensor overview in the new product brochure... [more]

Capacitive Sensors KS

Capacitive sensors KS

18.03.2015 - KS capacitive sensors - high precision under difficult operating conditions... [more]

Magnetostrictive Transducer MAP

New: Magnetostrictive Transducer MAP

02.02.2015 - compact profile construction and adjustable mounting bracket... [more]

New Product - Magnetostrictive Transducer MOP

New Product - Magnetostrictive Transducer MOP

26.01.2015 - Magnetostrictive Transducer MOP specially for pneumatic cylinders... [more]

Capacitive Sensors KS

Capacitive Sensors KS – contactless, precise, robust

21.11.2014 - We have extended our product portfolio with a product series of KS capacitive sensors. These are used for contactless measurement using the capacitive principle. The sensor and... [more]

Draw wire sensor SX300

Draw Wire Sensor SX300 - robust, simple, precise

18.12.2014 - With the SX300, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik has developed an extremely robust draw wire sensor especially for stroke measurement in hydraulic and telescopic cylinders... [more]

Ultrasonic sensor UPR-A with ATEX protection

Ultrasonic sensor UPR-A - ATEX accredited

11.12.2014 - The new ultrasonic sensor UPR-A for the ATEX-Zone 2 and 22 ... [more]

Laser sensor LAS

Flexible, precise, compact - LAS laser sensors

09.12.2014 - With its sensor series LAS, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH offers sensors which can meet any specific requirement: whether extremely compact or specifically for black surfaces... [more]

Measuring wheels and spring encoder arms

Measuring wheels and spring encoder arms for Encoder

04.09.2014 - New accessories for WayCon encoders: measuring wheels and a spring encoder arm... [more]

Draw wire sensor SX300

Draw wire sensor SX300 for hydraulic cylinder

29.08.2014 - With the SX300, cylinder manufacturers have an easy-to-install and affordable way of measuring the piston stroke of large cylinders.... [more]

Signal Conditioner PMX-24

Signal converter PMX

17.03.2014 - Our proven and tested signal converter PMX for potentiometer signals has been equipped with new functions which allow for even safer operation... [more]

Draw wire encoder for mobile cranes

Draw Wire Sensor SX80 - Safety for modern mobile cranes

14.01.2014 - The Draw Wire Sensor SX80 is a cost effective and flexible solution for the safe use of mobile cranes in all areas of the industry... [more]


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