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Novel and compact alternative for linear measurement

Novel and compact alternative for linear measurement
The TFD-4000 series short-stroke linear transducers from Novotechnik are a suitable and economic solution where minimal size, high environmental protection, extremely long life and high reliability are key factors for medium to high-volume OEM position control applications. Available from Variohm EuroSensor, they feature single or optionally redundant ratiometric output; a typical repeatability of ±0.1 % FS; a measurement range of 5-50mm; and 12-bit resolution.
15th January 2018

Pressure sensor for functional safety applications

Pressure sensor for functional safety applications
After an intensive testing of the SMO series current-loop output pressure sensors ADZ NAGANO, the German industrial sensor manufacturer has released comprehensive diagnostic information for failure rates, reliability and lifecycle performance that enables users to meet the requirements for functional safety related applications to SIL 2 and PL d.
30th October 2017

High-power RF amplifier temperature monitoring proves effective

High-power RF amplifier temperature monitoring proves effective
  Maintaining the optimal performance and reliability that is required for the high power amplifier stages, BONN Elektronik use Variohm EuroSensor for the supply of custom modified temperature sensors that are an integral part of the amplifier´s performance monitoring.
5th September 2017


Pressure transmitter designed for long train braking applications

Pressure transmitter designed for long train braking applications
ADZ NAGANO develops and manufactures pressure sensors and transmitters that meet the highest industrial requirements for standard and specialist applications ranging from mobile machinery to aerospace equipment. Represented in the UK by Variohm EuroSensor, ADZ is especially active in technologically demanding projects such as the following railway braking application that call upon its considerable expertise to solve unusually challenging tasks.
28th June 2017

Weight transmitters used for agricultural produce handling machinery

Weight transmitters used for agricultural produce handling machinery
The automated BOXFILR system specifically for handling vegetable produce such as potatoes, carrots and onions is manufactured by Netherlands based agricultural machinery specialist Van Hees. During harvest time for farm use, and as an all-year-round support for distribution storage and transportation, the system includes conveyor delivery, filling, emptying and crate stacking operations with very high efficiency thanks to several modules that perform specific tasks.
17th May 2017

Sensors with IO-Link communications are Industry 4.0 ready

Sensors with IO-Link communications are Industry 4.0 ready
Through its UK distribution partnership with measurement technology leaders Novotechnik, Variohm EuroSensor supplies and supports linear and rotary sensors that feature the standardised communications protocol IO-Link. With real-time collection of machine data a fundamental part of Industry 4.0, the IEC 61131-9 communications standard provides fast and secure updates to and from the field level - not just for positional data but also for status and diagnostic information.
3rd April 2017

Load cell chosen for bag sealing in sterilising process

Load cell chosen for bag sealing in sterilising process
Netherlands-based med-tech instrument innovator, Novuqare has developed a range of bag sealing machines for medical instruments that use specially modified ZEMIC miniature load cells to precisely measure sealing force. As an intrinsic part of the sterilisation process, the award winning ProSeal perfectly seals the instruments in special pouches in preparation for autoclave sterilisation.
28th March 2017

Rotary encoder suits heavy-duty applications

Rotary encoder suits heavy-duty applications
Available exclusively in the UK from Variohm EuroSensor, Contelec A.G. has introduced the Vert-X 79 magnetic rotary encoder, which is designed for high accuracy angular measurement on construction machines and heavy-duty mobile vehicle applications where extreme conditions call for the highest levels of durability.
21st February 2017

Company receives environmental management approvals

Company receives environmental management approvals
The accreditation for the ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard as well as ISO14001:2015 for environmental management systems has been awarded to Variohm EuroSensor. The implementation and award of these approvals also includes Variohm´s sister company, Ixthus Instrumentation, who provide design and build of customised test and measurement systems.
6th February 2017

Component overmoulding service offered on sensor products

Component overmoulding service offered on sensor products
Thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) overmoulding is in included by Variohm EuroSensor as a part of a broad range of manufacturing capabilities, for many of its sensor products and is able to provide this service on a sub-contract basis for other manufacturers.
6th January 2017

Scanners controlled to improve settling times

Scanners controlled to improve settling times
Areotech’s AGV series scanners are controlled by the Nmark GCL, resulting in improved settling times, long-term thermal stability and micron-level tracking accuracy due to advanced features such as full state feed-forward, 200kHz servo rates, and look-ahead-based velocity control.
31st October 2016

Magnetic sensor aimed at extreme environments

Magnetic sensor aimed at extreme environments
Designed for precision angle measurement, Contelec’s Vert-X 48E series non-contacting magnetic encoder is aimed at applications in agriculture, mining or construction equipment, and other applications where extreme environmental conditions exist and accurate control is required for steering, guiding or positioning etc.
28th October 2016

No batteries or gears: contactless sensor has improved design

No batteries or gears: contactless sensor has improved design
  Contelec has recently announcedVert-X 37MT Hall Effect encoder combines a 16-bit single-turn angle resolution with 16-bit multi-turn count (65536 turns) for unconstrained position feedback, which is now available from Variohm EuroSensor.
30th September 2016

New luggage scales technology flies into airports

New luggage scales technology flies into airports
Represented in the UK by Variohm EuroSensor, load and force sensor manufacturer ZEMIC has announced its participation in an innovative new machine for use at airports that scans, weighs and confirms that passenger’s carry-on luggage meets the weight and size restrictions required by the airlines.
31st August 2016

Sensor aids pedal power

Sensor aids pedal power
An electric bike pedal force sensor has been developed by ZEMIC in conjunction with the Netherlands firm SPARTA – a successful e-bike brand in Europe. The sensor is a crucial component in the bike’s drive and control system that detects the pedal force applied, and through software settings determines a proportional amount of assisted motor power at the wheel.
31st May 2016

Pedal force sensor saves hard work on electric bike

Pedal force sensor saves hard work on electric bike
ZEMIC has developed an electric bike pedal force sensor in conjunction with the Netherlands firm SPARTA – the most successful e-bike brand in Europe. The sensor is a crucial component in the bike’s drive and control system that detects the pedal force applied, and through software settings determines a proportional amount of assisted motor power at the wheel. Rather than a speed sensor, this control gives the rider a more intuitive riding experience with increased efficiency and longer battery life. The e-bike has several settings including Cruise, Tour and Sport.
31st May 2016

BEI’s new LP series encoders suit extreme environments

BEI’s new LP series encoders suit extreme environments
The recently launched LP series low profile encoders from BEI Sensors are designed for high reliability position and speed feedback in harsh and challenging environments. Available from BEI’s UK distributor, Variohm EuroSensor, the IP66 rated encoder utilises innovative sensing technology with a choice of incremental or absolute single-turn output that allows for accurate position and speed feedback for demanding applications in industrial manufacturing, processing industries, agriculture, oil & gas and building automation. The impressive environmental specification includes temperature extremes of – 40 to +100⁰C, and thanks to encapsulated electronics, shock is rated to 3000 m/s2 (5 ms 1/2 sine) with vibration to 200 m/s2 (55 to 2000 Hz).
16th May 2016

Linear position sensors for professional mountain bike set-up

Linear position sensors for professional mountain bike set-up
As in all areas of elite sports, teams and competitors go to great lengths to ensure their equipment set-up is optimised for the best possible performance levels. This is certainly the case for Loic Bruni, the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials Downhill World Champion. Loic and his French team have been using Variohm EuroSensor VLP and ELPM linear potentiometers to measure suspension-fork and frame shock absorber travel for more than three years. Fine tuning the set-up is critical and can make match- winning milliseconds of difference to the ‘sag’ of the bike – how it sits with the rider in real race conditions - and at the top end of the sport, dynamic measurement is essential.
21st April 2016

Durable rotary position sensing

Durable rotary position sensing
Novotechnik’s RSB-3600 and RMB-3600 single- and multi-turn Hall Effect rotary position sensors are available in a wide choice of configuration options for maximum application flexibility. Available from Variohm EuroSensor, the highly durable sensor range is housed in a tough 36.5 mm diameter all-metal housing with a choice of solid or hollow shafts and environmental protection from IP67 to IP69K. With an absolute 12-bit resolution and linearity of +/- 0.03%, output options include analogue current or voltage and incremental for the single-turn model, and analogue and high-speed SSI for the multi-turn. Aimed at demanding positioning tasks on industrial and agricultural machinery or mobile and marine equipment, the sensors are also available in dual-channel redundant versions.  
13th April 2016

Dynamic linear position sensing

Dynamic linear position sensing
Now available from Variohm EuroSensor, Novotechnik’s recently announced TF1 linear position sensor utilises an inductive measuring principle that is impervious to strong magnetic fields and has dynamic and environmental characteristics that suits arduous high precision and high speed positioning tasks on automated machinery. With its touchless and wear-free non-contacting design the TF1 provides a measurement range up to 1000 mm with a resolution down to 1 micron. Its 10 kHz refresh rate allows high speed position measurement and feedback, and a choice of current/voltage output as well as SSI, IO-Link and CANopen provides maximum interfacing flexibility. An Ethernet interface is also planned for release in the near future
12th April 2016


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