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ICS 100 - detects like a camera, switches like a photoelectric cell
Image processing with a user-friendly, compact, plug & play sensor has become a reality with the ICS 100 from SICK. The special-machine constructors Kelz and Settele from Bavaria’s Lengenwang make use of the device for monitoring the curvature of electrical contacts and, by achieving 100% quality control, prevent machine standstills and loss of production...more
Lasers optimise creative automobile production
Creativity is writ large at Renault. At the “Créateur d’Automobiles” (its advertising slogan) this is not just the case for the sometimes somewhat different vehicle designs, but also for technical production solutions. So PLS laser scanners at the Le Havre works ensure active safety and LMS laser measurement technology provides fault-free assembly of parts...more
Seoul now ready to face football’s World Cup
Six months before the start of the World Cup in June 2002, the last of 31 ALIS Airport Luggage Identification Systems went into operation at Seoul’s New Incheon International Airport. The systems are equipped with CLV 295 high-performance bar-code scanners and are used in the transfer and check-in areas. Here, among other things, they will ensure that every team arrives at the right venue in South Korea and Japan with the correct team uniforms and their own football boots...more
Continuity and value-added services characterise successful distributors
Trading companies for industrial automation technology who restrict themselves to simply distributing sensors, actuators and control system technology find they are operating on extremely thin ice during difficult economic times. Gustav Schulte-Sutrum, Managing Director of the SICK distribution partner GSS Industrie-Electronic in Nordwalde near Münster is convinced of this. For this reason he has been pursuing his own strategy for almost 20 years – successfully, as he reports in conversation with SICK insight...more
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