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Factors to consider for precise thickness measurement using laser displacement sensors

If measurements from two non-contact laser displacement sensors are evaluated together, the thickness of an object can be determined. However, the accuracy of thickness measurements is determined by a number of important factors and not just linearity. 

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Practical “CANopener” for programmable encoders and inclination sensors

The process for integrating sensors into a CANopen fieldbus differs for nearly every single automation system and, until recently, has required specialist knowledge of control solutions. 

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Infrared windows – what’s the choice and what’s new?

Thermal imaging is now an industry standard method of establishing the health of an electrical system.

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Digital modeling yields efficient rigid-flex PCB design processes

Product experiences are being driven by customer interaction with the physical, mechanical model. 

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Six reasons to conduct early EMC testing

Typically conducted at a specialist lab at the end of the project, EMC testing can lead to frustration when the tests fail.

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