Micromax Specialists in Automation News

Micromax releases expandable and scalable I/O safety controllers
05.11.2014 - Micromax Specialists in Automation introduces a new range of safety controllers from Banner.
Effortless material level monitoring with LED display
29.07.2014 - Micromax introduces the Auto-Set from 4B, a radio frequency level indicator designed to automate the detection of material levels stored in tanks.
Banner Engineering’s fibre optic amplifier with world-leading response rate
15.05.2014 - Micromax introduces the DF-G2 fibre optic amplifiers from Banner Engineering featuring a 10-microsecond response rate with 5-microsecond repeatability.
Micromax announces Banner Engineering laser sensor for measurement applications
03.04.2014 - Micromax introduces a new range of laser sensors from Banner Engineering for challenging measurement applications.
Micromax announces Banner Engineering high-intensity indicator lights
20.03.2014 - Micromax introduces a range of high-intensity indicator lights from Banner Engineering designed for bright, clear status indication.
Micromax announces Banner Engineering hazardous area indicator lights
28.02.2014 - Micromax presents a new range of hazardous area indicator lights from Banner Engineering designed for global applications.
Micromax launches PLC safety controllers
13.02.2014 - Micromax introduces the SC26-2 programmable safety controller from Banner Engineering designed with greater flexibility and ease of use.
New heavy duty LED lights developed for harsh mining and oil & gas industries
07.11.2013 - Micromax introduces two new heavy duty LED lights from Banner Engineering.
Micromax announces Banner Engineering’s free iVu Plus TG multipoint software
18.10.2013 - Micromax announces the release of a free firmware update for Banner Engineering's industry-recognised iVu Plus TG software.
Micromax releases compact, single point of operation device for machine activation
19.09.2013 - Micromax announces the EZ-LIGHT K30 Touch from Banner Engineering featuring a compact rugged design.
New Banner Engineering encapsulated LED area lights for industrial environments
23.08.2013 - Micromax introduces a new range of LED area lights from Banner Engineering for industrial environments.
Micromax launches new Linux industrial computer for portable control
12.08.2013 - Leading provider of industrial electronic products and automation solutions, Micromax announces a new generation of its ARM-based box computers.
Micromax announces new Banner Engineering mobile site for faster access to data
08.08.2013 - Micromax announces that Banner Engineering has a new, streamlined web presence for mobile users.
ESCHA enters into partnership with Micromax
07.08.2013 - German manufacturer ESCHA Bauelemente has entered into a sales partnership with Micromax Sensors & Automation.
Micromax announces new Banner Engineering R-GAGE radar sensors
25.07.2013 - Micromax introduces a new range of radar sensors from Banner Engineering designed for reliable detection in flexible application requirements and weather conditions.
Micromax introduces Banner Engineering PVL retroreflective light array for lean manufacturing
13.06.2013 - Micromax introduces the Parts Verification Array (PVL) from Banner Engineering.
Lighted operators for pick-to-light and lean manufacturing operations
03.10.2012 - Banner Engineering Ez-Light K50 Touch is a lighted operator that allows users to easily change the light from green to red with the touch of a finger, hand or palm.
Micromax presents DF-G1 fibre amplifiers from Banner Engineering with intuitive interface and high performance design
28.02.2012 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces Banner Engineering's new DF-G1 Expert dual display fibre amplifiers suitable for use in a diverse range of industries and applications.
Banner PICO-GUARD fiber optic safety grids available now from Micromax
07.10.2011 - Banner PICO-GUARD fiber optic safety grids provide a reliable, optically based, non-contact perimeter and access guarding solution for use in explosive environments.
Micromax introduces Banner Engineering EZ-ARRAY measuring array sensors with IO-Link
15.08.2011 - Micromax presents A-GAGE EZ-ARRAY two-piece measuring light curtains with IO-Link output, the newest addition to the company's line of measuring array sensors.
Banner Engineering TM18 EZ-BEAM Photoelectric Sensor from Micromax
28.07.2011 - Micromax introduces the TM18 EZ-BEAM compact photoelectric sensors, from Banner Engineering, which are ideal for metal housings and heavy duty environments.
Banner EZ-LIGHT K50L indicator lights with push-button available from Micromax
18.07.2011 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces the Banner Engineering EZ-LIGHT K50L indicator lights with an independent push-button function.
Micromax Announces Banner SureCross Industrial Wireless I/O Network Brochure
24.06.2011 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces the Banner Engineering SureCross Industrial Wireless I/O Network brochure in both print and interactive versions.
Micromax announces Banner R58B Series Registration Mark Sensor with increased speed of TEACH process
17.06.2011 - Micromax has recently announced they will stock the Banner R58B Series Expert Registration Mark Sensor, the latest addition to the company’s line of registration mark sensors.
Micromax introduces Banner EZ-LIGHT K50 Beacon Lights for Indoor and Outdoor Lighting
10.06.2011 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces a new line of high-brightness lighting solutions for indoor and outdoor environments.
Micromax announces the VSM Series Micro Sensors
17.05.2011 - VSM Series Micro Sensors from Micromax are a perfect solution for a wide variety of applications in industries such as food, beverage and pharmaceuticals.
Banner WORLD-BEAM Q20FF fixed field sensors now available from Micromax
03.05.2011 - Now distributed in Australia by Micromax, Banner Engineering’s new WORLD-BEAM Q20FF fixed field sensors feature enhanced sensing capabilities and fixed field background suppression.
Micromax releases Banner SureCross Wireless Performance Gateways and Nodes
01.04.2011 - Micromax Sensors & Automation announces a new line of Banner Engineering SureCross Performance Wireless I/O Gateways and Nodes, featuring high-power radio frequency (RF) architecture with 1-Watt trans
Micromax Introduces iVu Plus Touch Screen Vision Sensors from Banner Engineering
24.02.2011 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces the next generation iVu Plus touch screen vision sensors from Banner Engineering.
Micromax Announces ADLINK Technology’s 12-COM-Port Fanless Embedded Computers
21.02.2011 - Micromax introduces a new range of fanless embedded computers from ADLINK Technology, Inc., a leading global provider of trusted embedded products.
Micromax radar sensors for diverse vehicle detection challenges
03.02.2011 - Micromax Sensors & Automation have added a retroreflective model to Banner Engineering's industry-pioneering line of R-GAGE QT50R radar sensors.
Micromax Introduces Honeywell XYR6000 Wireless Position Sensors for Remote Monitoring
20.01.2011 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces the XYR6000 wireless position sensors by Honeywell, based on one of the company's most-proven sensor technologies.
Micromax Announces Expansion of Banner's WORLD-BEAM QS30 Family with Mid-Range Adjustable-Field Sensors
11.01.2011 - Micromax Sensors & Automation adds two mid-range adjustable-field sensors to Banner Engineering's WORLD-BEAM QS30 family.
Micromax announces the new Unitronics Vision560 OPLC
10.01.2011 - Micromax has announced the release of the Unitronics Vision560 OPLC, which combines 1,024 I/O options with data logging and built-in recipe capability.
Micromax Announces Compact Metal Housing for Banner’s Intrinsically Safe DX99 Wireless Nodes
17.12.2010 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces a compact metal housing rated for Class I, Division 1 hazardous locations for Banner Engineering’s intrinsically safe DX99 wireless nodes.
Micromax Introduces Banner’s AG4 Safety Laser Scanners for Stationary and Mobile Hazards
13.12.2010 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces a new range of safety laser scanners designed to deliver safety, simplicity and versatility in a single compact optical device.
Micromax Announces the Vision1040 PLC and 10.4" Colour HMI from Unitronics
10.12.2010 - Micromax Sensors & Automation has been providing high technology electronic products and automation solutions to Australian industry for more than 45 years.
Micromax Announces Banner Interactive Catalog with Powerful Search Tool for Product Selection
22.11.2010 - Micromax Sensors & Automation presents Banner Engineering's new 2010 Interactive Catalog in a web version featuring the complete selection of Banner sensor and safety products.
Micromax Introduces Banner’s WLS28 Low Profile Work Light Strips for Work Cells and Enclosures
16.11.2010 - A new line of work light strips by Banner Engineering is now available from Micromax Sensors & Automation.
Banner EZ-LIGHT K80 Call Light from Micromax Increases Productivity in Manufacturing Environments
01.11.2010 - The EZ-LIGHT K80 call light by Banner Engineering available from Micromax is designed to optimise productivity in flexible manufacturing environments.
ADLINK Extreme Rugged computer-on-module available from Micromax
20.08.2010 - Micromax has announced the release of the latest Extreme Rugged computer-on-module from ADLINK Technology, the Ampro by ADLINK Express-CBR.
Micromax Offers RuffSystem 735: Intel Atom Processor-Based Rugged System from ADLINK
01.07.2010 - Micromax has been providing high technology electronic products and automation solutions to Australian industry for more than 45 years.
Adlink’s extreme rugged PC/104-Plus single board computer with Intel Atom N450 processor introduced by Micromax
09.06.2010 - Micromax recently announced the release of its new small form factor (SFF) rugged single board computer (SBC), the Ampro by ADLINK CoreModule 740 by ADLINK Technology Inc.
Banner's 2010 Catalogue - sensor products along with versatile safety solutions
27.05.2010 - Micromax Sensors & Automation announces Banner Engineering’s 2010 Catalogue, which provides a user-friendly guide to the company’s multi-faceted product offering.
Micromax announces Adlink's rugged epic SBC with dual-core Intel atom processor
10.05.2010 - Micromax announces the release of the latest rugged EPIC single board computer (SBC) from ADLINK Technology, the Ampro by ADLINK ReadyBoard 740.
Micromax announces banner IVU image sensors are now available with remote touch screen display for hard-to-access installations
12.04.2010 - The latest addition to Banners innovative iVu Image Sensor series, the iVu Remote Display delivers easy-to-apply, yet comprehensive vision inspection to hard-to-access areas.
Adjustable Field Foreground Suppression Sensors from Micromax
06.04.2010 - Micromax provides a wide range of Sensors and controls, machine safety, inspection systems and industrial computers. Their adjustable field foreground suppression sensors detect objects effectively.
Micromax announces banner IVU BCR for solving complex bar code reading applications
22.02.2010 - Micromax Sensors & Automation announces the iVu Bar Code Reader (BCR),the first industrial touch screen bar code reader, by Banner Engineering.
Micromax releases Unitronics' Vision130 and Vision350 controllers with pulse train output function
20.01.2010 - Micromax have announced that Unitronics’ combination PLC and HMI controllers offer new high-speed inputs.
Micromax announces Surecross industrial wireless I/O network brochure - banner wireless sensor products
07.12.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation has announce the release of Banner's new, comprehensive 12-page SureCross Industrial Wireless I/O Network Brochure.
Micromax announces banner's first flexpower solar supply designed for surecross wireless sensing applications
23.11.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces Banner Engineering's FlexPower Solar Supply, BWA-SOLAR-001, delivers a complete solution specifically designed for powering SureCross Wireless Network devices.
Micromax introduces the Surecross ethernet data radio by Banner Engineering
11.11.2009 - Micromax Sensors and Automation introduces Banner Engineering's SureCross DXER9 Ethernet Data Radio, an industrial grade, long-range 900 MHz radio used to create point to multipoint configurations of of wireless Ethernet networks.
Micromax announces Banner R58A registration mark sensors
27.10.2009 - Micromax announces R58A Series Registration Mark Sensors from Banner Engineering, designed for detecting registration marks in printing and material registration applications often found in the web printing, product packaging and pharmaceutical indus
Micromax introduces banner Presenceplus P4 IP68- rated, sealed Omnivision sensors.
24.09.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduces the PresencePLUS® P4 IP68-rated, sealed OMNI vision sensor from Banner Engineering.
Micromax introduces banner ez-screen LP safety light screen
12.08.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation announces that Banner Engineering Corp. has expanded its Ez-Screen family of safety light screens to include low-profile models, which pair a space-saving footprint
Micromax announces XL expansion modules by Unitronics: more I/Os in less space
18.06.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation announces that Unitronics has released a new line of enhanced I/O expansion modules
Unitronics' JZ10-11-UA24 and JZ-11-UN20 PLCs available from Micromax
28.05.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation have announced that Unitronics' new Jazz models are suitable for temperature control. These models are PLCs with an embedded HMI and direct temperature measurement inputs
Micromax introduce Banner U-GAGE M25U ultrasonic sensors for sanitary environments
17.04.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation have introduced Banner Engineering's U-GAGE M25U ultrasonic sensors, opposed mode ultrasonic sensor pairs designed for use in sanitary environments.
Micromax announce Unitronics Vision350 small PLC with integrated colour touchscreen HMI
16.04.2009 - Micromax have announced Unitronics' new Vision350, which incorporates all colour-advantages into a compact all-in-one PLC/HMI device.
Unitronics’ Vision 130 PLC and HMI available from Micromax
26.03.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation, also known as Micromax, have announced Unitronics’ Vision 130, a 1/4 DIN, all-in-one PLC and HMI equipped with optional Ethernet, improved processor, and diverse I/O options.
Micromax unveil Unitronics Vision570 with colour touchscreen and PLC
05.03.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation, also known as Micromax have unveiled Unitronics' Vision570, an all-in-one compact controller. A colour touchscreen, full PLC functionality, on-board I/O options, and bui
Unitronics Jazz PLC available from Micromax
13.02.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation, also known as Micromax, have introduced Unitronics Jazz, a PLC that includes on-board I/Os plus a full-function operator panel with a numeric keypad.
Micromax introduce Banner Engineering iVu series Image Sensor
12.01.2009 - Micromax Sensors & Automation, also known as Micromax, have introduced Banner Engineering iVu series Image Sensor, combining the simplicity of a photoelectric sensor and the intelligence of a vision sensor to deliver powerful and affordable inspectio
Banner Engineering's EZ-LIGHT audible and segmented indicator lights introduced by Micromax
16.10.2008 - Micromax Sensors & Automation, also known as Micromax, have introduced Banner Engineering's EZ-LIGHT audible and segmented indicator lights for operator guidance and indication of equipment status.
Micromax introduce QS18 universal voltage sensors for compact housing
12.09.2008 - Micromax Sensors & Automation introduce Banner Engineering's World-Beam QS18 universal voltage sensors featuring AC or DC voltage operation.
QS30 Water Sensors available from Micromax
28.07.2008 - Banner Engineering’s World-Beam QS30H2O Opposed Mode Water Sensors provide an innovative solution for efficiently detecting water-based liquids in clear, frosted, coloured or even partially opaque bottles or containers. The QS30 Water Sensors, availa
SureCross DX70 Wireless Developer’s Kit available from Micromax
17.07.2008 - Banner Engineering’s SureCross DX70 Wireless Developer’s Kit, available from Micromax, consists of a Gateway and one Node transceiver to enable on-site wireless testing.
Banner Engineering launches new website
08.07.2008 - The website showcases Banner Engineering’s extensive offerings, including sensors, machine safety products, vision equipment, wireless devices and indicator lights available from Micromax.
Micromax unveils Banner Engineering’s analogue Thermocouple and RTD Instrumentation Nodes
07.07.2008 - Banner Engineering’s new analogue Thermocouple and RTD Instrumentation Nodes are available from Micromax.
M-GAGE wireless sensor from Micromax
18.06.2008 - Banner Engineering has introduced M-GAGE Wireless Sensor Node for vehicle sensing using its new SureCross Wireless Network.
Micromax announces Banner Flexpower Wireless Nodes and battery modules
12.06.2008 - FlexPower Wireless Nodes and FlexPower Battery Modules from Micromax enhance the performance of the SureCross Wireless Network.
SureCross Wireless Network from Micromax
20.05.2008 - Banner Engineering has introduced SureCross Wireless Network, a wireless platform built from the ground up for industry, featuring proprietary Radio Frequency (RF) design, advanced power management features and robust communications integrity.
Micromax announces Banner Engineering’s 2008-2009 Sensor Products Catalogue
14.05.2008 - Micromax has announced that Banner Engineering has released its 2008-2009 Sensor Products Catalogue.
New safety interlock switches from Micromax
27.03.2008 - Banner Engineering introduces SI-HG63 series hinge safety interlock switches, available from Micromax, for safeguarding of hazards.
DUO-TOUCH run bar with STB buttons for two-hand control machine actuation from Micromax
07.02.2008 - Micromax provides the DUO-TOUCH run bar with STB buttons for two-hand control machine actuation, which has been introduced by the Banner Engineering Corp.
IP 67 rated programmable gateways available from Micromax
08.01.2008 - Turck’s new IP 67 rated programmable gateways utilise local network logic to perform complex tasks, and they are compatible with Turck’s family of BL products.
New 2RFID module available from Micromax
17.12.2007 - Turck has introduced a new 2RFID module for its BL ident RFID system that compliments its existing BL20 and BL67 network I/O systems.
New model junction box available from Micromax
15.11.2007 - TURCK’s new M12 eurofast junction box saves installation time by mounting one junction box instead of punching eight receptacle holes for through panel signal connections.
Micromax releases new configuration software
19.10.2007 - Turck has announced new configuration software for its recently introduced BL ident RFID system.
M12 eurofast connectors available from Micromax
11.10.2007 - Turck has expanded its line of M12 eurofast connectors to handle even more applications with the addition of a 12-pin connector in a compact moulded body.
New analogue input station from Micromax
09.10.2007 - TURCK has added an analogue input station capable of supporting four analogue inputs on the DeviceNet network to its expanding line of fully encapsulated DeviceNet I/O stations.
New stainless steel front face sensors from Micromax
04.10.2007 - Turck has added new stainless steel front face sensors to its line of harsh duty sensors. These durable sensors are designed to withstand physical abuse, making them well suited for automotive and many additional industrial applications.
Micromax distributes Turck’s EtherNet/IP piconet gateways
27.09.2007 - Turck has launched new EtherNet/IP piconet gateways. The gateways are available with either eight M8 picofast or four M12 eurofast connectors, and they provide four points of digital I/O.
Fully overmolded right angle RJ45 connector cordset from Turck
17.09.2007 - Turck introduced a fully overmolded right angle RJ45 connector cordset on the market. This cordset is ideal for connections in tight spaces and ethernet panel builders, and it compliments Turck’s ethernet cabinet adapter.
TURCK introduces new magnetic field sensor
10.09.2007 - TURCK has introduced the BIM-UNT, a universal magnetic field sensor that detects the position of a piston on standard pneumatic cylinders.
New Drive Interface station available from Micromax
31.08.2007 - Turck has added the DeviceNet Drive Interface station to its expanding line of DeviceNet I/O stations.
Range of multifast connectors available from Micromax
28.08.2007 - Turck has released new moulded M27 multifast connectors. The 26 and 28-pin connectors can be used to provide power and signals to factory automation equipment in the automotive, semiconductor and material handling industries.
New series pressure transmitters available from Micromax
21.08.2007 - Turck has introduced new PT 510 pressure transmitters, featuring a stainless steel diaphragm and fully welded construction that eliminate the need for an O-ring seal.
New compact m8 splitters with mounting holes from Micromax
01.08.2007 - TURCK has introduced new compact M8 picofast splitters that increase connection possibilities in dual input applications or M8 connectorised junction boxes. The splitter consolidates two M8 picofast or two M12 eurofast connector branches into one M8
Turck introduces new FCMI magnetic flow meters
26.07.2007 - Turck has introduced new FCMI flow meters that measure flow rates between 0 and 9.9 gallons per minute.
Turck AIM and JBBS junction boxes rated for IP69k environmental protection
25.07.2007 - Turck’s line of Advanced I/O Modules (AIM) and metallic JBBS junction boxes are now rated for IP 69K environmental protection.
Turck releases new Proximity Sensors catalogue
24.07.2007 - Turck, the industry leader in proximity sensing for industrial automation, has released a new Proximity Sensors catalogue encompassing its entire line of inductive, capacitive, analogue and ultrasonic proximity sensors.
M16 powerfast connectors available from Micromax
23.07.2007 - Powerfast connectors are ideal for conveyor, small motor and material handling applications. The cordsets are available with a tray rated, exposed run PVC flexlife cable.
Turck introduces new modular RFID system
20.07.2007 - Turck has introduced BLident, new modular RFID system with built-in I/O capability.
New Diagnostic Power Conditioner system available from Micromax
19.07.2007 - Turck has introduced a revolutionary new Diagnostic Power Conditioner system (DPC) for FOUNDATION fieldbus.
Wide range of Flexlife cables available from Micromax
18.07.2007 - Turck’s flex test protocols are designed to replicate abusive automated environments where the combined multi-axis motions of twisting, bending and flexing occur continuously for millions of cycles.
Ultrasonic sensors provide flexible solutions
08.09.2006 - ADVANCES in technology have given today's ultrasonic sensors robust, accurate sensing capabilities that were not available a few years ago. These new technologies have made ultrasonic sensors easier to use, more flexible and affordable.
Conduit/cable wall plate adapters
02.08.2006 - TURCK has introduced wall plate adapters that provide an easy transition from solid conduit to M12 eurofast and 7/8-16UN minifast cables. This wall plate adapter provides a high degree of protection, and allows conduit to be transitioned to other env
Fibre optic sensors brochure
20.07.2006 - BANNER Engineering has released a new 28-page full-colour product brochure featuring its D10 Series fibre optic sensors. The D10 Series consists of three high-performance models that service a range of application demands.
Colour registration mark detection sensors
14.06.2006 - BANNER Engineering has introduced its R58 Expert Series colour register mark sensors for detecting colour contrast in common product and material registration applications. The R58 Expert accurately d
Machine safety products catalogue
13.06.2006 - BANNER Engineering, represented by Micromax, has introduced a completely redesigned 2006-2007 Machine Safety Products catalogue with more than 300 full-colour pages.
Jazz PLC+HMI smart relay
25.05.2006 - THE new Jazz by Unitronics is a Programmable Logic Controller that includes on-board I/O plus a full-function Operator Panel with numeric keypad. Available from Micromax, it enables users to replace the "smart relays" with a smarter, more powerful de
C12 interfacer and CSS relays
28.04.2006 - TURCK Inc., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has launched the new C12 interfacer relay featured in the new "RELECO by TURCK" catalogue. The 2-pole changeover contact relay is used for linking PC or PLC logic to machine operation.
Metal fixed-distance slot sensors
27.04.2006 - BANNER Engineering has announced its SLM Series metal slot sensors that sense objects that pass between its fixed-distance opposed-mode emitter and receiver.
Vision sensors with multiple analysis tools in single housing
12.04.2006 - THE new PresencePLUS P4 OMNI and P4 OMNI 1.3 vision sensors from Banner Engineering Corp. combine all P4 vision inspection and analysis tools into one self-contained housing. It includes GEO, Gray Scale, Blob, Edge, Object and optional Bar Code Reade
4-wire D-coded ethernet products
11.04.2006 - TURCK Inc., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has launched its line of 4-wire D-coded ethernet physical media products including cables, switches and conduit adapters that are compliant with EtherNet/IP standards.
Laser adjustable-field sensors
28.03.2006 - BANNER Engineering’s new World-Beam QS18 Laser Adjustable-Field Sensors deliver high-performance sensing with a visible Class 1 laser, tightly collimated sensing beams and precision background suppression. QS18LAF sensors offer reliable sensing solut
Low profile junction boxes
23.03.2006 - TURCK Inc’s new low profile M12 eurofast junction boxes provide efficiency and versatility for quick-disconnect wiring consolidation. They are available in 4- or 8-port with single or dual output, require less space and offer multiple home run connec
Guided wave radar level transmitter
03.03.2006 - ASI Instruments, represented by Micromax, has announced the WaveTrak 5200 guided wave radar level transmitter. A state-of-the-art, two-wire, loop powered device, the WT5200 is designed for challenging
Vision sensors perform advanced shape inspections
13.02.2006 - THE new PresencePLUS P4 AREA Vision Sensors from Banner Engineering Corp., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, are the most advanced sensing solution for inspecting the presence and shape of defined areas.
Non-invasive ultrasonic sensor
10.02.2006 - TURCK Inc’s levelprox, a non-invasive ultrasonic sensor that provides point level detection of liquids through metal containers, now has FM Approval. The T50 and the M30 models are both approved for C
Conduit adapters offer quick disconnect compatibility
02.02.2006 - TURCK Inc., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has launched a variety of new conduit adapters designed for transitioning from conduit to 7/8-16UN minifast, M12 eurofast and M23 multifast connectors. These rugged connectors provide IEC IP 6
Programmable pressure sensors
31.01.2006 - TURCK Inc., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has released new programmable pressure sensors that combine high accuracy and performance with simple programming, resulting in an extremely u
8-pin M12 eurofast connector
10.01.2006 - TURCK Inc. has released a new 8-pin M12 eurofast connector that was designed specifically for use with Kübler by TURCK incremental encoders. Kübler by TURCK encoders are used in strenuous factory applications such as material handling, conveyors syst
Programmable pressure sensors
29.11.2005 - TURCK Inc., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has launched new programmable pressure sensors that combine high accuracy and performance with simple programming, resulting in an extremely user-friendly sensor.
Over 100,000 Unitronics’ control devices installed worldwide
21.11.2005 - Unitronics has announced that over 100,000 units of its Vision and M90/M91 OPLC series, which combine PLC and HMI attributes, have been shipped to customers worldwide.
Laser sensors feature compact housing
17.11.2005 - BANNER Engineering’s new WORLD-BEAM QS18LD Laser Diffuse and QS18LLP Laser Retroreflective sensors deliver high-performance sensing with visible Class 1 lasers, tightly collimated sensing beams and extended sensing ranges. They are available from Mic
New network media catalogue
16.11.2005 - TURCK Inc. has published a new catalogue for its extensive range of media products. The catalogue contains TURCK's complete line of network cables, conduit adapters, junctions, tees, terminators and receptacles. The catalogue layout was designed for
Connectors provide high current in a small body
25.10.2005 - TURCK Inc., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has released the new 5, 6, 7 and 8-pin M16x0.75 versafast cordsets and receptacles that provide up to 8A in a small moulded body. versafast co
Compact indicator light shows sensor status
19.10.2005 - BANNER Engineering Corp., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has introduced Ez-Light indicator lights for remotely indicating sensor status. Designed for use when the placement or distance of a sensor limits its visibility, the Ez-Light of
Light curtain system for reduced risk applications
14.10.2005 - BANNER Engineering Corp., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has introduced its Ez-Screen Type 2 light screen system designed for lower risk Type 2 applications (per IEC61496-1/-2, Category 2 per EN954-1). Lower risk applications are those
Barcode reader for 2D and 1D codes
06.10.2005 - BANNER Engineering Corp., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has launched a new PresencePLUS P4 BCR vision sensor that reads advanced 2D and 1D bar codes including Data Matrix ECC200 and PDF 417. It also reads linear codes such as Code 39,
2 and 6-pin microfast cordsets and receptacles
30.09.2005 - TURCK Inc., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has expanded its line of microfast (1/2 - 20 UNF) cordsets and receptacles to handle even more applications with the addition of the 2 and 6-pin connectors. These connectors are commonly used
Minifast B & C size closure caps provide IP 67 seal
28.09.2005 - TURCK Inc., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has introduced the minifast B (1"-16) and C (1-1/8"-16) size closure caps designed to provide an IP 67 seal on unused junction box ports or cordset plugs. The closure caps, available in male o
Low-cost light curtain system for reduced risk applications
21.09.2005 - BANNER Engineering Corp., represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has introduced its Ez-Screen Type 2 light screen system designed for lower risk Type 2 applications (per IEC61496-1/-2, Category 2 per EN954-1). Lower risk applications are those
Infrared temp sensors feature teachable technology
26.08.2005 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has released new T-GAGE temperature sensors. These passive, non-contact temperature-based devices detect objects that are either hotter or colder than the ambient condition and then tr
Compact rotary paddle bin level indicator for bulk solids
25.08.2005 - ASI Instruments, represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has launched the RotaryPoint, a new low-cost rotary paddle bin level indicator. This is a rugged, small footprint device with heavy-duty motor gearing providing up to twice the life expec
Universal voltage models added to standard housing sensor
15.08.2005 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has introduced new World-Beam QS30 series sensors in standard 10V to 30V dc or 12V to 250V dc/24 to 250V ac universal voltage formats. The latest additions to Banner's extensive World-
Non-invasive liquid level sensor
11.08.2005 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax Pty Ltd, has launched levelprox, a unique non-invasive ultrasonic sensing solution that provides accurate point level detection of liquids through metal con
Smart indicator light
27.07.2005 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the EZ-Light smart indicator light. The water and oil-tight sealed units have coloured solid or flashing lights that indicate the
High-speed vision sensor
12.07.2005 - THE PresencePLUS P4 EDGE 1.3 vision sensor from Banner Engineering, represented by Micromax, makes highly detailed automated error-proofing and inspections possible.
DIN-rail-mountable fibre optic sensors
07.07.2005 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the D10 series of compact, DIN-rail-mountable fibre optic sensors. It is available with a numeric display, with a bar graph display and in an output-all version. They all have the
Four and eight port junction boxes
30.06.2005 - TURCK, represented by Micromax, has introduced the new 4 and 8-port pentafast junction boxes that provide multiple I/O points for increased flexibility. The junction boxes’ small footprint offers excellent installation flexibility to small OEM machin
Instrumentation products catalogue
17.06.2005 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has published a catalogue that incorporates its line of instrumentation products. Now all TURCK products for instrumentation applications can be accessed from a single source.
Explosion-proof laser transmitter
16.06.2005 - ASI Instruments, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the EasyTrak XP laser transmitter, designed for measuring dry bulk solids, regardless of the presence of surrounding vapour or moderate dust.
Sensor monitors flow and temperature
07.06.2005 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released a self-contained, programmable sensor that monitors both flow and temperature. The Digital Read Out (DRO) flow sensor has a three-digit displa
Low-cost ultrasonic sensor
03.06.2005 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax has released the World-Beam QS18U series of ultrasonic sensors. It uses the World-Beam standard housing for mounting and application flexibility.
DeviceNet-compatible valve sensors
18.05.2005 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released a valve position sensor that allows for direct connection to DeviceNet field bus networks. The Ni 4-DSU35-2DNETX5-H1150 is a durable solid-state sensor designed for use in harsh industrial env
Powerfast cordsets and receptacles
17.05.2005 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the M23 moulded powerfast cordsets and receptacles in six, seven and nine-pin configurations.
RF level switches
16.05.2005 - ASI Instruments, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the ShieldPoint series of radio frequency (RF) capacitance switches. The probe is built for point level detection in applications from sticky slurries to low dielectric bulk solids.
Industrial connectivity products catalogue
13.05.2005 - TURCK, represented by Micromax, has introduced a new catalogue for its innovative line of industrial connectivity products designed to be convenient and user-friendly. The new connectivity catalog was expanded to include hundreds of new products in T
Metal detection sensors
12.05.2005 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the Uprox+ sensor line that will set a new standard for metal detection. Uprox+ sensors can detect materials such as iron, stainless steel, copper, aluminum and brass.
Laser level and positioning transmitter
08.04.2005 - ASI Instruments has released the LaserTrak 80 laser transmitter for non-contact level measurement and positioning. It is designed for a variety of bulk solids applications.
Vision sensor software in nine languages
16.12.2004 - BANNER Engineering, represented by Micromax, has released its PresencePLUS vision sensor software suite in nine languages including English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Safety light curtain
29.11.2004 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released new features for the Ez-Screen safety light screen. The additions include fixed blanking to accommodate materials and tooling inf
Vehicle detection sensor
27.10.2004 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the M-GAGE Q7M Flat-Pak, a self-contained vehicle detection sensor/amplifier that can be surface mounted or embedded in roadways.
Four-pin picofast junction box
21.10.2004 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released a four-pin picofast junction box with dual I/O per port.
Valve position sensor
20.09.2004 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the Vprox 773 valve position sensors.
Vision sensor
20.09.2004 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the PresencePLUS P4 GEO vision sensor.
Miniature sensor
16.09.2004 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has added a 3mm diameter inductive sensor to its line of miniature picoprox sensors.
Minifast connectors in B and C sizes
14.09.2004 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, minifast B (1"-16) and C (1 1/8"- 16) size cordsets and receptacles.
Reliable vehicle detection technology
07.07.2004 - BANNER Engineering has announced the M-Gage S18M vehicle detection sensor. Utilising Banner's magnetoresistive-based passive sensing technology, the M-Gage S18M reliably detects changes in the Earth's magnetic field when the presence of a car, truck
Background suppression sensors
20.05.2004 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released the World-Beam QS18FF background suppression sensors.
Safety light curtain
20.05.2004 - BANNER Engineering, represented in Australia by Micromax, has introduced the EZ-Screen safety light screen. The system has a range of up to 18m and response times from 9ms to 40ms.
Inductive proximity sensor
20.05.2004 - TURCK, represented in Australia by Micromax, has released Q18 proximity sensor. It measures 18mm x 18mm x 29mm.
Integrated servo motor
18.05.2004 - ANIMATICS, represented in Australia by Micromax, has launched the SM 3416, Nema 34 size low cost integrated servo motor. The SM 3416 produces more than 1Nm of continuous torque.
Carrier board for GPS and modems
04.02.2004 - MICROMAX has released the Diamond Systems' new PC/104 carrier board, Pyxis-MM. It provides a low-cost and compact solution for embedding a GPS receiver module, a wireless modem module and/or a landline modem module into a PC/104 embedded system.
SBC for 486-based embedded systems
03.02.2004 - AMPRO Computers, represented by Micromax, has announced the CoreModule 420 PC/104 single board computer (SBC) as the next step in its roadmap that keeps 486-based embedded systems in production through 2010.
Four new PC/104 I/O products
03.02.2004 - AMPRO Computers, represented by Micromax, has announced additional I/O expansion capabilities for its Little Board and CoreModule single board computers (SBCs) and CPU modules. The MiniModule A2D, MiniModule FPGA, MiniModule GPIO, and MiniModule UART
Ferromagnetic sensing for vehicle detection
22.01.2004 - BANNER Engineering has released the M-GAGE S18M vehicle detection sensor, available from Micromax. Using magnetoresistive-based passive sensing technology, the M-GAGE S18M reliably detects 3-dimensional changes in the Earth's natural magnetic field w
Six millimetre industrial connector
08.01.2004 - TURCK has announced the new 3 and 4-pin M5 pentafast threaded connector products. The 3 and 4-pin pentafast products can be used for power and signals to factory automation equipment in the pharmaceutical, electronics, and semi-conductor industries.
Right-angle PCB mount connectors
08.01.2004 - TURCK has announced the availability of the 3, 4 and 6-pin M8 picofast PCB mount receptacles.Picofast receptacles and their mating cordsets can be used for power and signal transfers to factory automation equipment in the pharmaceutical, electronics,
High power sensors with IP69K protection
08.01.2004 - Banner Engineering has released the WORLD-BEAM(r) QS30 Series high-power sensors. They are designed to provide maximum excess gain (burn-through) for accurate and reliable sensing in applications with heavy fog, dust and industrial process contamina
Laser adjustable-field sensors.
08.01.2004 - BANNER Engineering has released the Q60 Series laser adjustable-field sensors. The sensors feature a mechanically adjustable sensing cutoff point that allows them to reliably detect extremely small objects with relatively low reflectivity while ignor
Universal pushbutton to DeviceNet station
28.10.2003 - INTERLINKBT has announced its new FDN20 DeviceNet station to connect every pushbutton to a DeviceNet network. The FDN20-4S-4XSG-E pushbutton solution is compact, rugged, and inexpensive, and has a built-in DeviceNet eurofast connector. It easily fits
New line of industrial pressure transmitters
28.10.2003 - TURCK has introduced a new line of industrial pressure transmitters that combine the reliability of solid-state design with the durability of stainless steel. The result is a pressure transmitter that provides accurate and dependable pressure measur
Expanded line of inductive analogue sensors
09.10.2003 - TURCK has introduced an expanded line of inductive analog sensors with a variety of new housing styles and functions. The expanded line offers three key features.
Solution for quick disconnect applications
08.10.2003 - TURCK has introduced a new line of 3 and 4-pin M8 picofast insulation avoidance connectors (IAC) for field wiring. The picofast IAC connectors are an easy, inexpensive, and reliable replacement for in-field repairs to damaged moulded cordsets.
Dc-powered laser pointer
26.09.2003 - WORLD-BEAM QS186LE Series laser emitters are designed for use as a dc-powered "laser pointer" in an industrial housing as well as the emitter half of an opposed mode sensor pair. As a pointer, the QS18LE provides five different beam shapes including
Rugged and reliable pressure transmitters
11.09.2003 - TURCK has introduced a new line of industrial pressure transmitters that combine the reliability of solid-state design with the durability of stainless steel. The result is a pressure transmitter that provides accurate and dependable pressure measure
General purpose RFID systems
11.09.2003 - TURCK has introduced a new, low cost radio frequency identification (RFID) system for use in all general-purpose industrial applications. The new ‘BALOGH Distributed by TURCK’ RFID system consists of compact, passive TAGs (no battery required) that h
M27 connector now in 26 and 28-pin
11.09.2003 - TURCK has announced the new 26 and 28-pin M27 thread connector. The 26 and 28-pin M27 connector can be used for power and signals to factory automation equipment in the automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, electronics, and semiconductor ind
Remote mounted in-line flow sensors
11.09.2003 - TURCK has released a new line of remote mounted in-line flow sensors. These sensors are designed to provide machine builders with solutions for flow detection in limited space applications. The new sensors feature a compact housing, with stainless st
One-piece bin-picking sensor
11.09.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced its new PVD Series parts verification sensor featuring large bright green and red job lights that provide distinct visual cues to guide assemblers through a part picking sequence and notify of an incorrect or out-of-s
M16 connector with moulded plug body
11.09.2003 - TURCK has announced the new 12, 14 and 19-pin M16 multifast connection in a small moulded body. The M16 thread connector can be used for power and signals to factory automation equipment in the automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, electroni
Expanded line of ring sensors
31.07.2003 - TURCK has introduced an expanded line of ring sensors with higher sensitivity, new mounting features, accessories, housing styles and CE approval. The Q style (rectangular) family has grown with the addition of the Q80 (114x80x40mm) housing. The Q80
New power controller for SBCs
31.07.2003 - THE new PowerNut controller simplifies the design of power sensitive applications by controlling the input power to a single board computer or other device. The PowerNut provides developers with voltage regulation, power on/off time scheduling and vo
Microprocessor programmable ultrasonic sensor
17.07.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced new S18U Series compact ultrasonic sensors featuring an advanced microprocessor design, push-button programming and bright diagnostic status LEDs located directly on the sensor housing.
Protect unused junction box ports
17.07.2003 - TURCK has introduced a new way to protect unused junction box ports with the new eurofast closure caps. Closure caps are used to protect unused ports on junction boxes or cordsets. The caps are suitable for applications such as washdown, outdoor appl
High performance laser sensors
17.07.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced new World-Beam QS30 Series retro-reflective laser sensors. The LLP models feature an extremely small, tightly collimated laser sensing beam of 4mm or less, allowing for precise sensing at ranges up to 18m.
Microprocessor-controlled luminescence sensors
17.07.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced its new QL Series of powerful microprocessor-controlled luminescence sensors. Consisting of the QL50 and QL55, these self-contained sensors utilise a modulated ultraviolet LED to scan for luminescence in materials, an
Measurement and inspection sensors catalogue
11.06.2003 - BANNER Engineering has published a 220-page catalogue that provides detailed information about its complete line of measurement and inspection sensing products. This catalogue contains 96 new pages detailing innovative additions to Banner's range.
Microprocessor design ultrasonic sensory
10.06.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced new S18U Series compact ultrasonic sensors featuring an advanced microprocessor design, push-button programming and bright diagnostic status LEDs located directly on the sensor housing.
Cordsets with stainless steel coupling nuts
23.05.2003 - TURCK has announced the availability of picofast cordsets with new stainless steel coupling nuts. Picofast connectors and cordsets are a world standard M8 thread and will mate with any quick disconnect M8 sensor, such as the Turck picoprox line.
Dual mode sensor with echo mode
23.05.2003 - TURCK, represented by Micromax, has announced a dual mode version of its levelprox sensor. This new sensor is an addition to TURCK's non-invasive levelprox family. In addition to the reverberation technology of the original sensor, the new model feat
Closure caps provide IP67 seal
16.05.2003 - TURCK has introduced a new line of closure caps for its minifast products. Closure caps are used to protect unused ports on junction boxes or cordsets. The caps are suitable for applications such as washdown, outdoor applications, food, chemical, and
Junction box with stainless steel insert
16.05.2003 - TURCK has announced the M12 eurofast junction boxes with stainless steel inserts as the newest member of the multibox family. All metal parts on these junction boxes are made of 316 stainless steel. The new junctions are suitable for wire consolidati
Extraordinary miniature object detection
16.05.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced new LX Series high-speed, high-resolution part sensing light screens. Each diode of the LX's unique electronics system becomes a part of up to 11 light beams to generate a nearly solid crosshatch pattern and achieve d
10 and 12-pin eurofast connectors
16.05.2003 - TURCK has announced the new 10 and 12-pin M12 eurofast connector. The new compact multipin connectors offer cost savings by combining multiple connectors into one that provides quick and easy installation. The 12-pin M12 connector can be used for pow
Measurement & inspection catalogue
16.05.2003 - BANNER Engineering has published a new 220-page catalogue that provides detailed information on its measurement and inspection sensing products. The catalogue contains 96 pages detailing innovative additions to Banner's L-GAGE light-gauging and other
PC communication software tools
08.04.2003 - UNICONTROL is a suite of software tools that enables communication between a personal computer running any current version of the MS Windows operating system and the UniMux XQL or the UNIMETER XQL. Uni-Link is for direct communications with a PC and
Cylinder position sensor brochure
04.04.2003 - TURCK has announced a new cylinder position sensor solutions brochure. This is not just another brochure containing products, but an actual solutions guide to help customers find the best sensor to fit the application.
True colour sorting sensor
04.04.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced its new QC50 true colour sensor that reliably analyses and identifies user-determined colours. The advanced Banner QC50 emits a modulated white light which, when reflected back from an object, is electronically filter
Profibus-DP programmable encoders
04.04.2003 - TURCK has introduced the Kubler by TURCK line of Profibus-DP programmable multiturn absolute encoders incorporating TURCK’s Intelligent Sensing Technology (IST) non-contact and Integrated Technology (IT), available in shaft and large bore hollowshaft
Long distance ultrasonic sensor
04.04.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced the QT50U series of programmable ultrasonic sensors that feature an extended sensing range of up to 8m. This addition to the U-GAGE family of ultrasonic products from Banner is available in both analogue and discrete
Hollowshaft encoders with mating cordsets
04.04.2003 - TURCK has announced that Kubler by TURCK 58 series hollowshaft encoders are available with the M12, eurofast quick disconnect and overmoulded mating cordsets. The complete line may be configured for environmental ratings of IP65, IP66, IP67.
'Load dump' inductive sensors
28.02.2003 - TURCK has developed the new 'load dump' sensor to solve application problems in large vehicles that use battery operated systems such as lift equipment, garbage trucks, military vehicles, etc. These applications caused problems due to high voltage tr
Turck introduces encoder range
27.02.2003 - TURCK has announced a long-term marketing agreement with Fritz Kubler GmbH of Schwennigen, Germany, to market Kubler’s full line of incremental and absolute encoders. The agreement introduces an extensive new line of encoder products.
Flexible, configurable absolute encoders
27.02.2003 - TURCK has announced the "Kubler by Turck" innovative and patented Intelligent Sensing Technology incorporated in the design of its new line of programmable absolute multiturn encoders. Flexible, configurable, tough and low profile characterise the 58
Radio frequency identification system
27.02.2003 - TURCK has introduced a radio frequency identification (RFID) system for use in harsh industrial environments. The "Balogh distributed by Turck" RFID system not only tracks products, but also manages information throughout the process.
Ac noise immune capacitive sensor
29.01.2003 - TURCK has announced the introduction of the new ac version noise immune capacitive sensors or "BCF" sensors. These ac sensors incorporate the same unique filter principle as the dc versions, making them immune to most industrial noise.
Low-profile miniature sensor
29.01.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced new VS4 Series opposed-mode self-contained miniature sensors. Designed for precision sensing in tight confines, the VS4's horizontal mounting capability and extremely small size make it ideal for applications previous
DeviceNet solution for emergency stops
29.01.2003 - INTERLINKBT has announced E-connect, an integrated connectivity and DeviceNet solution for emergency stops. E-connect is the new plug-and-work way to connect traditional e-stop devices and safety relay modules. E-connect DeviceNet stations operate in
Ruggedised hi-flex sensing fibres
29.01.2003 - BANNER Engineering has announced new Steelskin plastic sensing fibres. Featuring field-proven Dura-Bend multi-core construction, these fibres have extraordinary flexing capability and carry light through extremely tight radius bends with no signal lo
Conduit adapter simplifies installation
29.01.2003 - INTERLINKBT has announced its new conduit adapter. This adapter attaches to a standard conduit body for transition to minifast or eurofast connectors. The conduit adapter allows users to minimise point-to-point wiring in a fieldbus system and virtual
Longest range ac sensor
28.01.2003 - TURCK, represented by Micromax, has introduced the new 8mm diameter ac sensor (20-132V ac) with the longest sensing range available in the industry. With the newly incorporated noise immunity that Turck has designed, this sensor will fit well in many
Ethernet 9-port switch
23.01.2003 - INTERLINKBT has announced its new 9-port rugged, fully-connectorised industrial Ethernet switch. This switch joins the 5-port switch adding more ports to assist customers who want enterprise-wide information from the plant floor.
High thrust servo actuators
23.01.2003 - TOL-O-MATIC has announced a new line of high thrust, servo actuators designed for longer life and no-maintenance performance in scissor, pinch or C-style welding guns. The compact HT Series Actuators feature integrated motors, actuators and feedback
Interface relays offer flexible I/O solutions
12.12.2002 - TURCK, represented by Micromax, has announced the Releco Interfacer, an all-new interfacing solution for linking PC or PLC logic to machine action. These new interface relays have numerous advantages over conventional block, modular terminal strip or
"Load Dump" inductive sensors
12.12.2002 - TURCK has developed the new "Load Dump" sensor to solve application problems in large vehicles that use battery operated systems, such as lift equipment, garbage trucks, military vehicles, etc. These applications caused problems due to high voltage t
Audio enhancing Bluetooth modules
12.12.2002 - GENNUM Corporation has released a Bluetooth module targeted at the headset market and other associated computing and communication devices. Gennum announced two GenBlue modules at the Bluetooth Developer Conference, both of which feature a Bluetooth
Rugged housings and trip/latch controllers
12.12.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced a new "heavy-duty" addition to its extensive Mini-Screen family of light screen machine guarding sensors, and new controllers with trip or latch functionality. Mini-Screen heavy-duty light screens are constructed of r
High temperature sensors to 160°C
12.12.2002 - TURCK has introduced a new line of high temperature sensors ranging up to 160°C. Because of increasing demand for these devices, Turck has substantially extended this product group in order to meet changing customer requirements in this environment.
Self-contained miniature laser sensor
22.11.2002 - BANNER Engineering, represented by Micromax, has introduced new World-Beam QS18LE Series laser emitters designed for use as a dc powered "laser pointer" in an industrial housing as well as the emitter half of an opposed mode sensor pair.
Partnership delivers process control products
22.11.2002 - TURCK and InterlinkBT have announced the formation of Turck Process Automation. This new partnership will deliver Turck and InterlinkBT products into the process automation markets. Both Turck and InterlinkBT have strong reputations for innovative pr
RFID systems for harsh industrial environments
21.11.2002 - TURCK has introduced a passive radio frequency identification (RFID) system for use in harsh industrial environments. "Balogh distributed by Turck" is a complementary partnership between Balogh and Turck that was formed to take advantage of the stren
Full-function vision sensor
19.11.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced PresencePLUS Pro, a new camera-based visual inspection sensor.This new sensor transforms costly, complex machine vision systems into a simple, easy-to-use and affordable sensor. It captures images and analyses them us
Machine safety products catalogue
25.10.2002 - BANNER Engineering has published a new 418-page catalogue that provides detailed information on its complete line of machine safety products. The new catalogue includes a widely expanded range of safety modules and machine interlock safety switches.
Miniature IP67-rated fibre optic sensor
17.10.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced the new FI22 inline fibre optic sensor. Unlike typical fibre optic amplifiers, this sensor is designed to be used without an enclosure and does not require DIN-rail mounting. Instead, it features a unique snap-mount b
Short circuit junction tee
25.09.2002 - InterlinkBT has announced its new short circuit junction tee for Foundation Fieldbus segments. The Tee provides a rugged connection to all Fieldbus devices. Mechanically strong, the new overmoulded design provides high corrosive resistance. The circu
Cable with high flexibility
25.09.2002 - TURCK has announced its latest innovation, flexlife-10, a high flex cable design that guarantees performance to 10 million cycles of continuous flexing, bending and twisting motion. Flexlife-10 cable is used for power and signals to factory automatio
Watertight light screen enclosures
25.09.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced the addition of new heavy-duty tubular enclosures for its Mini-Screen emitters and receivers, and also corner mirrors for its light screen machine safety products including Mini-Screen, Micro-Screen and the EZ-Screen
Floor-mount light screen enclosures
12.09.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced the addition of new heavy-duty floor-mountable enclosures for its EZ-SCREEN point and grid model sensors and mirrors for guarding areas up to 70m. These enclosures provide a permanent mounted alternative with addition
Universal safety mat monitor modules
12.09.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced new safety mat monitor modules. These new modules feature a universal design that can be used with any standard, 4-wire safety mat or safety edge that is based on contact plates or strips that short together to cause
Fibre optic safety switch system
05.09.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced Pico-Guard, a new fibre optic safety system that directly replaces mechanical safety interlock switches. This combination of control-reliable, non-contacting photoelectric and fibre optic technologies provides a low-c
Level sensor sees through metal walls
28.08.2002 - TURCK has announced levelprox, a new level detection sensor designed for use with metal storage tanks. Utilising ultrasonic sensing technology, levelprox offers an advantage over traditional capacitive sensors with the ability to detect liquid levels
Push-button laser sensors
28.08.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced new World-Beam QS30 diffuse laser sensors that feature a visible laser beam for ease of alignment and long-range diffuse-mode sensing capabilities. The QS30 is an easy-to-use, high-performance laser sensor suitable fo
Intrinsically safe modular I/O system
27.08.2002 - TURCK has announced excom - an intrinsically safe modular remote I/O system featuring fieldbus outputs to the controller. Available from Micromax, excom modules interface field wiring from classified hazardous areas to PLCs or control systems in safe
Extensive line of safety modules
27.08.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced two new dual-microprocessor safety module families. The modules are additions to Banner's extensive line of US made safety modules. The new modules offer superior control and reliability thanks to a diverse-redundant
Hinge-style safety interlock switches
04.07.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced new hinge-style safety interlock switches. Available from Micromax, these unique safety switches are integrated and encapsulated into a load-bearing hinge to provide a high degree of protection from tampering.
Junction box with top mount connection
13.06.2002 - TURCK has announced a new addition to the eurofast junction box product line, the Top Mount multibox. These new four and eight-port fully potted junction boxes use the industry standard M12 connector for device wiring and an M23 connector for the qui
Heavy-duty rope pull safety switches
13.06.2002 - BANNER has introduced heavy-duty rope pull emergency stop safety switches. They are activated by pulling on a cable attached to the switch actuator. By connecting to cables, these switches provide multiple-location emergency shutdown capabilities.
New terminal chamber junction box
13.06.2002 - TURCK has announced a new addition to the eurofast junction box product line, the terminal chamber multibox. This new style junction box uses the industry standard M12 connector to attach to the device and allows field wiring of the homerun cable wit
New line of weldguard sensors
13.06.2002 - TURCK has announced a new line of WeldGuard Sensors available in Australia from Micromax. In many resistance welding applications, particularly automotive body and assembly, the conditions are extremely harsh. Sensors can fail due to weld slag, weld
Miniature moulded junction box
13.06.2002 - TURCK has introduced a new, miniature-size eurofast junction box it claims is the smallest M12 moulded junction ever offered. The small footprint of the four-port, dual or single output junction offers greater installation flexibility to OEM machine
Muting module allows light curtain bypass
21.05.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced its Universal Muting Module, a safety module that monitors inputs from sensors to determine when a car body, pallet or other work piece needs to pass through a safety light screen into a work cell or hazardous area wi
Cordsets for washdown environments
21.05.2002 - TURCK has announced <i>microfast</i> cordsets are now available from Micromax with 1/2-20UNF nylon coupling nuts. This is good news for customers with ac systems and harsh environmental conditions that require the use of non-metal connections.
Cordsets with nylon coupling nuts
23.04.2002 - TURCK has announced <i>microfast</i> cordsets which are now available with 1/2-20UNF nylon coupling nuts from Micromax. This is good news for customers with ac systems and harsh environmental conditions that require the use of non-metal connections.
Noise immune capacitive sensors
18.04.2002 - TURCK has announced the introduction of the new noise immune capacitive sensor or BCF sensors. Available from Micromax, these sensors incorporate a unique filter principle, making them immune to most industrial noise.
New heavy duty M12 connector
18.04.2002 - TURCK has announced the new G-Series M12 cordsets, available now from Micromax, as an extreme duty, rubber extension cord designed to exceed mechanical standards in punishing applications.
Focused-beam sensing fibres
09.04.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced new focused beam sensing fibres that detect minute targets. They allow users to "pipe" light into otherwise inaccessible locations. Unlike most diffuse mode sensing fibres, these new fibres utilise special convergent
Tool-less field wired connectors
07.03.2002 - TURCK has announced the Insulation Avoidance Connector (IAC) which applies a new technology to an old problem of wiring cables and connectors in the field. This new style of field wiring connectors is a convenient alternative to other termination met
Advanced in-line flow sensors
07.03.2002 - TURCK has announced an addition to its growing line of flow sensing products. These new self-contained monitors allow Turck to provide solutions for applications where others fail by offering several advanced features over similar flow sensing device
Focused-beam sensing fibres
05.03.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced new focused beam sensing fibres that detect minute targets. They allow users to "pipe" light into otherwise inaccessible locations. Unlike most diffuse mode sensing fibres, which have a relatively wide beam divergence
Valve position sensor line expanded
27.02.2002 - TURCK has announced an addition to its growing line of valve position sensors, which has been a part of Turck's product line for several years. The original DS20 sensors have provided a quality solution to valve position feedback with several styles
New module connects multiple networks
22.02.2002 - InterlinkBT has announced its new FDN-DN1 "Spanner" module. The Spanner module provides a means to route data between two PLCs using DeviceNet. It eliminates the need for a high-level control network pyramid by connecting the DeviceNet networks direc
Convert sensors into timers
12.02.2002 - TURCK has introduced a new control component - the SmartPlug. Quickly plug new functionality to the sensors and solve control problems on existing installations and without re-programming the PLC. By simply plugging SmartPlug into a sensor or switch,
Miniature, low-cost, pushbutton sensor
12.02.2002 - BANNER Engineering has announced new Expert microprocessor-based versions of its World-Beam photoelectric sensor. This new sensor solves difficult applications with an advanced microprocessor that differentiates between two received light levels for
Low cost, long range sensors
30.01.2002 - TURCK has introduced the new Q10 compact inductive sensors - low cost, long range sensing devices that fit and function where standard size units do not. The combination of size, price and sensing range make the Q10 sensor useful for general industry
Sealed hollowshaft encoder with metal hubshaft
30.01.2002 - DYNAPAR brand sealed hollowshaft encoders are now available in size 20 (2 inch) configuration. The Series HS20 mounts directly to machine or motor shafts using a hollow, floating shaft mount and simple, anti-rotation spring tether.
IDC field wireable connectors
24.01.2002 - TURCK has announced that the new IDC field wireable connectors are now available for industrial automation applications that use <i>eurofast</i> (M12, 2 to 5-pin straight or right angle style) or <i>picofast</i> (M8, 3 and 4-pin straight style) field
Ultra-miniature photoelectric sensors
13.12.2001 - BANNER Engineering has announced T8 Series ultra-miniature self-contained photoelectric sensors that are only 16.3mm in diameter. Despite their small size, 10 to 30V dc T8 sensors offer exceptionally long sensing ranges of 2m in the opposed mode and
Rapid changeover for multiple runs
29.11.2001 - BANNER Engineering and Red Lion Controls have introduced a vision inspection system that allows users to instantly change inspection parameters when processing multiple products requiring frequent changeover.
Two-channel switching amplifiers
08.11.2001 - TURCK has announced the MK13-222Ex0-R two-channel switching amplifiers - compact devices that incorporate 1 NAMUR DIN 19234 sensor, or 1 dry contact, per input channel and provide one single pole single throw relay per output channel.
Encoder with dual isolated outputs
10.10.2001 - THE Dynapar brand Series HS35 sealed hollowshaft encoders are now available with dual isolated outputs. The dual outputs allow redundant operation or permit connection to two independent control system devices, such as a motor drive controller and se
Long range distance-gauging sensor
03.10.2001 - BANNER Engineering has introduced the L-GAGE LT3 time-of-flight sensor — a self-contained, Class 2 laser distance-gauging device that can precisely measure the distance to an object at long ranges up to 50m.
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