SICK Sensor Blog

SICK Sensor Blog
SICK Sensor Blog

Explore our latest innovations and discover SICK's success stories as one of the world's leading solutions providers for sensor-based applications. The SICK Sensor Blog helps its readers stay up to date on the latest advances in automation, ranging from production plants to processes and logistics systems. It’s time to lift the veil on the world of digital transformation.

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Navigating through extensive manuals and documents while configuring sensors poses a significant challenge for operators in various applications. The complexity increases as different photoelectric sensors... Read on
Optimized processes ensure smoother workflows, increase productivity and have a positive impact on a company’s success. EDEKA knows this all too well. As a representative of the food and beverage... Read on
Automating the material flow, relieving the workload of employees and simultaneously increasing efficiency, flexibility and safety: these are the goals that have been achieved by razor blade manufacturer... Read on
Krenhof Kapfenberg can look back on decades of experience as a forging competence center. The Austrian company forges for the automotive, aviation and construction industries, among others. And it does... Read on
A wind turbine is a machine as defined by the Machinery Directive and must therefore meet legal requirements for the safety of the system. This is especially important because the nacelle and rotors are... Read on
In just six months, Liebherr-Transportation Systems completely reconstructed two manufacturing lines after a fire at its Tsarimir location in Bulgaria. The lines were also significantly upgraded. From... Read on
Synthetic fuels will play a central role in air transport and ocean shipping. The combustion of these new fuels will, however, produce new emissions. The sensors from SICK reliably measure these emissions.Welcome... Read on
Orfer Oy is a leading supplier of packaging and automation systems for the food industry and is located in Finland. A 3D vision solution jointly implemented with SICK ensures that all bread rolls are correctly... Read on
The containers filled with falafel or hummus specialities whiz by at lightning speed. But how much is actually currently being produced and how much is still needed to satisfy all the incoming orders?... Read on
Every idea, every innovation, every intelligent solution has its beginning in our strong team. Together, we make the impossible possible. ... Read on
The decarbonization megatrend is causing evolutionary changes in the energy sector. Energy sources and the rate of used energy supplies are changing rapidly. We observe that existing power plants are modifying... Read on
The Photoheyler hoeing systems of the consultancy firm Planungsbüro Heinrich are revolutionizing automated weeding. They enable the specially shaped rotors on the tractor attachment to remove weeds... Read on
Generating compressed air consumes large quantities of electricity, making it one of the most expensive resources used in production. The sharp rise in energy prices seriously affects companies, including... Read on
The world is undergoing change. Digitalization is amplifying and accelerating this change in society and industry and also impacting on functional safety in the world of production. That’s why Dynamic... Read on
107 young tech talents, 23 teams, 48 hours, and countless cups of coffee: SICK Solution Hackathon 2023 brought together the inventive spirit of students and start-ups from all over the world with leading... Read on
There are about 51,500 kilometers of asphalted roads in Finland. Around 8,000 kilometers of the roads were in poor condition at the end of 2022. The underlying causes of the damage can be determined with... Read on
On many machines, electro-sensitive protective equipment (ESPE), like safety light curtains and safety laser scanners, are used as safeguards where a physical guard would be unsuitable. This could be,... Read on
The most important approach for reducing CO2 emissions in the oil and gas industry is the separation of carbon dioxide, and its transport via pipelines or ships. In the future, more and more pipelines... Read on
While everyone is chatting about Artificial Intelligence (AI) language models, the really interesting things are happening in industrial applications. The possibilities and the opportunities created by... Read on
The metaverse: By this we mean a digital, three-dimensional, interactive space in which the physical and virtual world merge into one. As an “industrial metaverse”, it opens up for us new possibilities... Read on
Renewable energies, especially from wind, water, or sun, are playing an increasingly important role in the decarbonization of the energy supply. Although natural gas will remain an important energy source... Read on
Schedules are tight. The apron is crowded. And tractor drivers are constantly moving a wide range of aircraft. Today’s airports are a challenging setting for the tractor drivers who maneuver airplanes... Read on
The energy transition is one of the main agenda topics of all of us these days. Using solar and wind renewable energy sources are increasing rapidly. On the other hand, global energy demand is also constantly... Read on
It is said that the most dangerous time on a cruise ship is the arrival and departure rather than the cruise itself. Therefore, safety standards on board are high.Today the third and last part of our three-part... Read on

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