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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Applying the right amount of tomato sauce or a perfect rim of jam on a cookie – this is a job for FoodJet, the specialist for precision pouring. Together with SICK and the SPEETEC 1D non-contact... Read on
The aim was to implement an access protection solution on a newly developed inline measurement cell at Audi that does not require muting sensors but can still handle all of the complex vehicle geometries... Read on
Integrating mobile robots that work safely in the immediate vicinity of operators and machines – that is the aim of SHERPA MOBILE ROBOTICS (SMR). The autonomous and mobile robots allow diverse solutions:... Read on
Producing standardized soiling on a wide variety of textiles and at the highest standard – this is the process the company Swissatest Testmaterialien AG in St. Gallen in Switzerland has mastered... Read on
Dec 14, 2022
Tech for good: why we do what we do2022 presented us all with more, new and different challenges. The year is almost over and a new one is about to begin: Time to reflect... Read on
Where exactly does this pallet need to go? A question often asked by all drivers of forklift trucks during their daily work. An RFID solution from Coppernic and SICK in France now always provides the right... Read on
The current trend is cardboard instead of plastic. Machines from the specialist MATEK from France are helping to make sure that cardboard trays are available quickly and efficiently in industry. The experts... Read on
We are living in turbulent and eventful times and the headwinds are being felt in the shipping industry too. For example, the IMO regulation for the reduction of sulfur oxide emissions is presenting new... Read on
How will products and goods be transported in the future? How can we produce in a more resource-efficient way? How can we visualize data better, and thus simplify our everyday lives and our work? These... Read on
Adherence to the regulations well before the statutory deadline: With the aim of reducing the environmental impacts globally, waste incineration plants need to adhere to ever lower limit values for emissions... Read on
The SICK Solution Hackathon is giving more than 100 young talents from 16 countries a chance to use their creativity and ingenuity to solve challenges in daily life and industry. Supported by well-known... Read on
It is no longer enough to automate single processes and individual production steps. Modern production and logistics facilities need the efficiency that comes from holistic solutions – and take the... Read on
Safe, fast and cost-efficient – that’s the GESSbot Gb350 automated guided vehicle (AGV) from W. Gessmann GmbH in Leingarten in southern Germany. When developing this automation solution for... Read on
Kuopion Energia is using the MCS200HW multi-component analyzer system to monitor its emissions. The old testing system installed in the stack has been replaced by a new analyzer system with sampling capability... Read on
Production and intralogistics complement each other perfectly and are growing together. What used to be two completely separate areas is now experiencing joint growth thanks to advances in automation and... Read on
GACHA is what this bus is called – an autonomous vehicle for local public transport. The Finnish technology company Sensible 4 in conjunction with the Japanese consumer brand MUJI presented the GACHA... Read on
For many years, the use of robots in production was an image you encountered in particular in the automotive industry. Behind high fences, giant robot arms assembled heavy bodyparts. But robots have changed... Read on
SICK safety has been successfully integrated into a new range of innovative robotic flexible manufacturing cells developed by Mills CNC in a myth-busting project that presents a masterclass in safety through... Read on
Following the publication of IEC61800-5-3 in late February 2021, there now exists for the first time ever a product-specific standard for safety encoders. The safe AFS/AFM60S Pro absolute encoder was the... Read on
When Aztro reached out to long-time partner SICK about line detection issues a client was facing, SICK took the opportunity to introduce a new sensor with capabilities the market had been asking for... Read on
GO BEYOND. Discovery #19 Realize the full potential of intelligent sensors: Applications for which it was previously very difficult to achieve consistently robust and repeatable quality inspections... Read on
Applying labels to pallets in conventional logistics centers is a mundane, time-consuming manual task, not entirely without risk. Forklift operators must exit their cabs to label and scan every single... Read on
Swift, accurate handling of cartons, such as depalletizing and picking, has become even more crucial in these pandemic-stricken times. Amid global lockdowns, the logistics industry is burgeoning as the... Read on
More and more, autonomous robots are shaping our everyday lives and routines. They mow lawns, vacuum living rooms and clean windows, and can even do this non-stop if needed. But what MetraLabs has in its... Read on

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