Banner Engineering Temperature & Vibration Sensors

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on May 3, 2018 10:34:00 AM

Temperature and Vibration Sensors are physically minor yet highly impactful components of any plant. The data they provide can be used not only for automation of equipment but to increase efficiency of processes.

Banner Engineering has years' worth of experience and expertise in the design, development, and production of Temperature and Vibration Sensors. Three of their newer temperature sensors bring precision, adaptability, and durability to the long line of Banner Engineering products.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Sensors, Industrial Wireless Technology

Simply Safe: Network Integration via PROFIsafe/PROFINET

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on May 1, 2018 1:20:44 PM

The RSL 400 is an outstanding laser scanner from Leuze Electronic, and is underlined by its wide scanning range, reliable operation and robust build. Featuring operating ranges up to 8.25 meters, scanning angle of 270 degrees and ability to track four protective fields simultaneously makes it a perfect one-in-all replacement for multiple scanners.

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Topics: Sensors, Safety, Safety Devices & Software, PLCs

Banner Engineering Fiber Optics Sensors & Amplifiers

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Apr 17, 2018 8:50:56 AM

Fiber optics have revolutionized the communication industry globally, and filled the vacuum left by medias such as copper & electromagnetic waves. Providing higher throughput over longer distances, fiber optics form the backbone of the world’s communication, connecting cities, countries and continents.

However, this isn’t the only application where fiber optics are used. In recent years, fiber optics have also penetrated the industrial sector, providing sensing in hard to reach areas that are otherwise effected by electromagnetic interference.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors, Machine Vision

Emergency Stop and Stop Controllers by Banner Engineering

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 21, 2018 12:51:48 PM

Have you ever been in one of those situations where you wished you just had a ‘pause’ button? Accidents on the plant floor can cause irreparable damage to equipment and personnel that can adversely affect your company’s productivity, profitability and safety.

Banner Engineering has developed highly responsive emergency stop devices that can give you the power to stop an accident as soon as you notice something’s wrong, thus preventing the damage from going any further.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors, Machine Vision

Banner Engineering Measuring Arrays

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 7, 2018 2:11:09 PM

The increased automation of the workplace has posed a number of risks & hazards for the nearby workforce. New methods are being introduced for safeguarding personnel around hazardous machines, one of which is the use of Safety Light Curtains. These safety devices provide flexibility, freedom and reduced operator fatigue compared to conventionally used guarding methods such as sliding gates and mechanical barriers.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors, Machine Vision

Reliable Detection of Objects and Fill Levels

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 5, 2018 2:10:01 PM

Detection of objects or fluids is one of the core tasks that are performed in any industry, upon which the productivity is dependent. Proximity sensors are employed for such tasks which detect the presence/absence of an object through electromagnetic fields, light and sound.

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Topics: IoT, Sensors, Remote Monitoring

Light Curtain or Safety Laser Scanner? Choosing an Optical Safety Device

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 28, 2018 9:43:33 AM

Safeguarding machinery is a critical step in all industries from manufacturing to machine building to packaging for ensuring smooth operation and a safe environment. Safety light curtains and safety laser scanners are two devices commonly associated with safeguarding of an industrial facility. Both can be used for a variety of safety applications such as point-of-operation guarding, area guarding, entry/exit guarding and perimeter protection.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors, Machine Vision

Registration Mark, Color & Luminescence Sensors by Banner Engineering

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 22, 2018 8:22:36 AM

Registration mark sensors are widely used to identify packaging material, position control and coordination between the separating & cutting of webs of materials. Registration mark sensors are used to detect subtle changes in contrasts and register changes using one, two or three color LEDs. Banner Engineering offers a comprehensive portfolio of color sensors that can meet an industry’s sensing requirements to ensure reliability.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors, Machine Vision

Infrared Photoelectric Sensor for Water-Based Liquid Detection

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 6, 2018 12:04:02 PM

Detecting the presence or absence of fluids in clear bottles is one of the most challenging yet necessary manufacturing industry problems. Weighing systems, ultrasonic sensors and photoelectric sensors are employed depending on constraints such as finances.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors, Machine Vision

Get Accuracy and Reliability with Banner Photoelectric Sensors!

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jan 23, 2018 9:12:20 AM

Automation is highly reliant on an accurate & reliable stream of data, which can be processed to infer the ongoing conditions of a machine or environment. Sensors are equipment that perform this very first function, and enable high level decisions to be taken. There are several types of sensors, one of which is the Photoelectric Sensor.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors

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