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How to choose non-contact displacement sensors
Chris Jones, Managing Director of Micro-Epsilon UK & Ireland Ltd, discusses four types of non-contact displacement measurement technology, presenting the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Lean Manufacturing and Lean Maintenance - an introduction
MCP Consulting and Training offers the following as an introduction to the concepts underlying Lean Manufacturing and, in particular, Lean Maintenance.
How to select an infrared temperature sensor
Chris Jones, Managing Director of Micro-Epsilon UK & Ireland Ltd, discusses two key criteria that need to be considered when selecting the most suitable infrared temperature sensor for an application: wavelength and emissivity.
EN ISO 13849-1 simplified procedure for assessing PL
For certain types of machinery EN ISO 13849-1 Performance Levels can be assessed using a simplified method rather than performing the full calculations. This article from Leuze electronic Ltd explains the procedure.