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Sensors from SICK measure the volume flow of raw material on the conveyor belt from the bunker onto the main conveyor belt to the combustion process and thus ensure the metered supply of secondary material... Read on
A climate-friendly and promising application is emerging for the natural gas network. Operators of gas grids can keep up with the trend to feed, transport and store regeneratively produced hydrogen in... Read on
One important aspect of Farming 4.0, the digitization of agriculture, involves providing visual perception solutions for mobile agricultural machines and harvesting robots. The Visionary snapshot cameras... Read on
Providing safe work equipment, for example machines, is the responsibility of the operator. Improving the safety technology on older machines can be used not only to protect employees but also to improve... Read on
Sunglasses and sunscreen protect us from it during summer. For viruses, however, there’s no escaping it. We’re talking about UV light. As damaging as it may be for the skin and eyes, its destructive... Read on
Middleware and the power of vertical integration: SICK has been pursuing an agile strategy for the future for several years, with the founding of various internal start-ups. The principle: visionary start-up... Read on
The wave of success in digitization: A new measurement device from SICK enables ships to maintain reliable exhaust gas cleaning. But that’s not all: The data that it provides opens up pioneering... Read on
The Fourth Industrial Revolution. Digital transformation. These are daunting words for some companies. It's no wonder that a few of them are still holding back on acting. With its new learning modules... Read on
SICK opened the gates to the 4.0 NOW factory in Freiburg in 2019. Since then, not only have groups of visitors gained exciting insights into production there, but also Joachim Schultis, Head of Operations... Read on
The future is here: Industry 4.0 applications are concrete and already a reality. Mobile platforms and their reliable control are an important part of this development. Automated guided vehicles, AGVs... Read on
The machine builder BalTec has developed a novel electrical riveting machine. The previously pneumatic drive has been replaced with servomotors, which make the connection technology much more efficient... Read on
Anyone who wants to integrate IO-Link devices into controls and access device parameters or collect diagnostic information in the process has to program many acyclical requests and deal with many different... Read on
Quality control is becoming ever more important. In the food industry, guaranteeing use-by-dates, in particular, is of the utmost importance to manufacturers – as demonstrated time and time again... Read on
The requirements on extractive gas analysis are demanding. Not only on the quality of the analysis, but also the availability and functionality of the highly sensitive devices used. This is of great importance... Read on
The maritime energy revolution is officially in swing and has now reached an ambitious level. The sensors from SICK measure the CO2 emissions from combustion processes and are approved for emissions reporting... Read on
A quick look at what’s in store for the robotics industry in 2020 together with Paul Szeflinski, Founder & President of IAS Inc. in the US   The robotics industry has grown continously... Read on
Is there a tool which automatically detects all IO-Link devices in a machine? Would it not be desirable if the device descriptions (IODD) could be automatically downloaded in the same way? And is it not... Read on
The columns of safety. The racks of the Czech high-bay shelving system manufacturer Obchodní společnost KREDIT, spol. s r.o. move as if by magic. The technology is familiar from the small, light... Read on
SICK has been developing sensors for over 75 years. During that time the company has always been a little bit ahead of the times. We spoke to Christoph Müller, Senior Vice President for Industrial... Read on
Optimizing your palletizing and depalletizing efforts requires careful planning – and possibly even some Tetris skills. Boxes of all different shapes and sizes are stacked on top of one another,... Read on
Spain’s largest LNG provider Enagas experienced unexpectedly high BOG boil-off gas losses (unaccounted for gas in energy balance) at its Huelva plant. This was due to significant turbulence caused... Read on
The little big saver. Energy efficiency and energy transparency are playing an increasingly important role in factory automation. What is already an established driver of innovation for process automation... Read on
Logistics processes are becoming more complex every day. Transparency is therefore increasingly becoming a decisive requirement for raising the efficiency and productivity of logistical processes. Against... Read on
Fluid Power from SICK: Know today what will happen tomorrow. These are intelligent sensors and applications in the field of hydraulic and pneumatic industrial drives. In many areas, they contribute to... Read on

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