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More efficiency in the use of staff for access control was one of the main goals of Magnetic Autocontrol when developing the TerraPass vehicle gate. The approach: Vehicle passengers confirm their permission... Read on
When changes are made in some situations, the results are instantly seen. Wind power plants and solar modules are examples of this. Visible from great distances, they are an eye-catching symbol of the... Read on
Many industries are successfully employing SICK's ultrasonic technology for flow and volume measurement in natural gas pipelines, industrial plants, and exhaust ducts. But is ultrasound also the best technology... Read on
We launched the SICK Automotive Days in 2009 with the aim of establishing a compact platform for specialist exchanges between automotive automation experts. The 10th SICK Automotive Days has shown us clearly... Read on
Robot manufacturer and expert in linear technology HIWIN is using motor feedback systems from SICK in its new 6-axis robots for pick-and-place applications. This saves space and ensures that the 5-kilogram... Read on
Green technologies for producing energy are creating real hope: Bio-coal can already be produced synthetically through CO2 recycling, bio-butanol can be made with genetically- modified microbes and bio-gas... Read on
Outstanding robot specialist Universal Robots and leading sensor solutions provider SICK have joined forces in order to create two innovative applications for collaborative robots.  The applications... Read on
The SICK AppSpace Developers’ Conference 2018 at the Messe Freiburg revolved around networking and sharing. The 124 attendees – with twice as many external participants as last year –... Read on
With the W16 and W26 product family, a new generation of photoelectric sensors is dawning which is equipped with everything that can make work easier and processes safer, and therefore more efficient... Read on
Concrete is the most commonly used construction material in the world. Roof tiles, ceilings, stacks, facades, paving stones, staircases, cellars, garages, and trash cans are all made from it. The material... Read on
“Brilliant, great! I battled for two years for a solution. SICK understood our requirements exactly and delivered!” – was the reaction of Emmanuel Matodzi, Technical Manager of the Egoli... Read on
Excavating construction and foundation pits is an essential stage in all kinds of construction projects, from building underground tunnels for traffic to erecting buildings or bridges. These projects are... Read on
Although the German Chancellor did not visit us this year during her opening tour, the SICK trade fair team still had a successful start to the Hannover Messe 2018.   “Driving your industry... Read on
Continental is one of the world’s leading automotive industry suppliers. The increasing variety of vehicle models, variants, and derivatives being produced and the shorter product life cycles in... Read on
Finnish company Capps Oy has developed an automated storage system for pharmacies that is based on completely new thinking. The machine takes only a fraction of the space of traditional storage but can... Read on
There is an increase in the demand for linear sensors for mobile automation in general and even more so for hydraulically driven machines. But the quantitative aspect is just one side of the story. More... Read on
Most of us enjoy the great taste of nutritious tomatoes – as pure and fresh crops, tomato sauce, or with pasta. Around 20 million Australians eat 22 kg of processed tomatoes per head annually. Founded... Read on
The new  FLOWgate™ operating software for all FLOWSIC ultrasonic gas flow meters and ultrasonic gas flow measuring devices from SICK links diagnostic data quickly and intelligently and presents... Read on
IO-Link is not just gaining increasing acceptance in an ever greater number of applications – the manufacturer-independent communication technology is also an enabler for innovative sensor solutions... Read on
It all starts with a piece of metal. In the body shop, the rear part of the vehicle represents the first stage in creating a customer’s specific order. Step by step, the car at long last starts to... Read on
The big preview for the Hannover Messe 2018 took place on 6 February 2018. 170 journalists from all over the world were invited to the preview. Selected exhibitors were able to present their new products... Read on
Up to now, functional safety technology in automation has mostly been implemented separated from fieldbuses and Ethernet networks. But the next microScan3 generation sets new standards: The microScan3... Read on
At the site of the High Moselle Bridge in Zeltingen-Rachtig in Germany – the largest bridge currently under construction within Europe – a team from Trier University of Applied Sciences are... Read on
In the Netherlands, natural gas is a key source of energy and accounts for nearly half of the total energy mix. As we enter a new era in terms of energy, an intelligent approach to gas production is crucial... Read on

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