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August 30, 2010
Array sensor facilitates leading-edge detection of irregularly shaped objects
SICK has introduced the WL27-3 Reflex Array photoelectric sensor for leading-edge detection of irregularly shaped objects. The unit detects any object 0.47 in. or larger with its 1.97-in. detection height, regardless of object properties or... Read more...
April 14, 2009
Distance measurement sensor has simplified teach-in, programming
SICK has introduced a new line of DT50 distance measurement sensors. They feature a high-definition distance measurement (HDDM) platform, which the company says provides greater precision at longer sensing distances. The lightweight, compact... Read more...
November 25, 2008
Getting close, bending safe
Lasers that travel with the ram allow operators to bend small parts without muting the safety system. Photo courtesy of Fiessler Elektronik/Advanced Manufacturing Solutions.
Press brake operators work under some unique... Read more...
July 15, 2008
Vision sensor verifies completeness, quality of varying size parts
SICK has launched its Inspector vision sensor, which is designed to verify part completeness and quality even if products vary in size by as much as 20 percent. The sensor, which provides a pass/fail output to help ensure that only the correct... Read more...
December 12, 2006
Sick, RSI form partnership
Sick Inc., Minneapolis, has formed a strategic business partnership with Rockford Systems Inc. (RSI), Rockford, Ill. RSI provides integration and installation services for Sick safety products on behalf of its authorized Sick distributors and... Read more...
June 13, 2006
Perimeter guard provides four-sided protection
Sick Inc. offers the M4000 Advanced safeguarding system for point-of-entry applications for access protection to conveyor systems, palletizing equipment, and robotic workcells. Using corner mirrors enables the system to protect up to four-sided... Read more...
February 7, 2006
Machine safeguarding with optoelectronic sensors
When a metal forming machine is being designed, the potential safety risks must be analyzed and minimized. Some risks cannot be eliminated through design, however, so it is necessary to use safety devices. These devices safeguard operators and... Read more...
December 13, 2005
Flexible-mount light beam safety device protects up to 70 m
The M4000 standard multiple light beam safety device from Sick Inc. offers mounting flexibility via three groove housing and swivel mount end caps. It protects a perimeter up to 70 m with beam spacing of 300, 400, 450, 500, and 600 mm. The... Read more...
October 11, 2005
Safety controller has enhanced functions, flexibility
SICK Inc. has introduced its UE 100 series safety controllers, which include the UE 440 and 470. The UE 440 is a configurable safety controller for comprehensive implementation of safety applications such as safeguarding multiple robot cells at... Read more...
October 12, 2004
Safety light curtain designed for automated material transport areas
SICK Inc. has introduced its C 4000 entry/exit safety light curtain for advanced safety applications. It is designed for use in areas where material is automatically transported into a hazardous zone of a machine and access by workers must be... Read more...
May 30, 2002
Designing a safe, highly productive system
Here's a good rule of thumb for shop system design: Start thinking about safety early. One of the most frequent mistakes system designers make during the design stage is to think only of the production process and ignore that the system... Read more...