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Measuring the position of hay forks - efficient stacking of hay bales in Agriculture 4.0

Measuring the position of hay forks - efficient stacking of hay bales in Agriculture 4.0

07.05.2024 - Draw-wire sensors (also known as wire-actuated encoders) are extremely versatile in agriculture and help to carry out precise measurements of position, length and distance. Draw-wire sensors are... [more]

Optimisation of medical patient couches with miniature draw-wire sensors

Optimisation of medical patient couches with miniature draw-wire sensors

26.03.2024 - With the SXM30 miniature draw-wire sensor, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH offers the ideal sensor for extremely confined spaces. Draw-wire sensors are precise measuring systems... [more]

Industry 4.0 in the agricultural sector: sensor technology in combine harvesters

Industry 4.0 in the agricultural sector: sensor technology in combine harvesters

12.03.2024 - Agriculture has changed significantly in the wake of advancing digitalisation. Farmers used to rely on manual skills and experience, but technological advances have e... [more]

Wear-free precision: the WPH encoder with Hall-effect sensor element

Wear-free precision: the WPH encoder with Hall-effect sensor element

17.10.2023 - The WPH encoder, a cutting-edge product manufactured by WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH, uses state-of-the-art technology to measure angles precisely. Featuring a wear-free... [more]

Innovative new product SX50-F36S by WayCon: versatile draw wire encoder mechanics for encoder mounting

Innovative new product SX50-F36S by WayCon: versatile draw wire encoder mechanics for encoder mounting

01.08.2023 - WayCon, a leading provider of high-quality metrology solutions, presents its latest development: the draw wire encoder mechanics SX50-F36S. This innovative product ... [more]

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Use of hydraulic position sensors in brake force measurement

Use of hydraulic position sensors in brake force measurement

26.07.2023 - Inspecting vehicle brake force is absolutely essential, as brake force is a critical safety factor in road traffic. It decisively affects a vehicle’s ... [more]

Digital probes and analog probes – where are they used?

Digital probes and analog probes – where are they used?

28.03.2023 - Digital probes and analog probes (such as linear potentiometers) are sensors used for tactile measurement. That means that... [more]

LVDT vs digital measuring sensor: What’s the difference?

LVDT vs digital measuring sensor: What’s the difference?

05.12.2022 - Just like a digital measuring sensor, the linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) is a mechanical measurement sensor. They both record geometric... [more]

Digital gauges GMR - Measurement on sealing ring

Position and presence detection of seals using digital gauges

16.11.2022 - The correct position of seals in design components is crucial for a perfect fit. Seals often differ in material, colour and surface characteristics. This is a considerable challenge for sensors that measure distance... [more]

Distance measurement with laser sensor technology

Distance measurement with laser sensor technology

12.07.2022 - Laser sensors (also optoelectronic sensors) are used in many fields of industry and research, to measure distances reliably and quickly. In doing so, triangulation, runtime measurement or... [more]

Draw-wire sensors in waste management

Draw-wire sensors in waste management

29.03.2022 - Draw-wire sensors from WayCon still provide measurement results after more than 10 years under extreme conditions. The sensor is exposed to highly aggressive media 24 hours a day, where other sensors would have had to be replaced long ago. In addition to the outstanding sealing of... [more]

Inductive sensor LVDT LV-G - self-orienting rod end bearings for perfect adjustment

Inductive sensor LVDT LV-G - self-orienting rod end bearings for perfect adjustment

08.02.2022 - The tried-and-tested LVDT series LV by WayCon is being expanded with the LV-G, which is equipped with rod end bearings. Thanks to the rod end bearings... [more]

Analog Signal Conditioner IMX – a device that’s three in one

Analog Signal Conditioner IMX – a device that’s three in one

07.12.2021 - With the IMX, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik offers a device that quickly converts input signals (position, frequency, SSI and speed) into... [more]

Rope Cleaner RCS - for clean measurement results

Rope Cleaner RCS - for clean measurement results

11.10.2021 - Draw wire encoders are cost-effective, precise sensors that have been used successfully in industry and research for many years. From patient alignment in MRI scanners to... [more]

 

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