2020-01-16 IMC (Germany) offers the modular platform Cronos-XT for data acquisition. Modules for Classical CAN and CAN FD connectivity are provided.
2019-11-28 The TM1 series of position sensors by Novotechnik provide CANopen or J1939 interface options. They are dedicated for the pressure range of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders.
2019-11-08 At this year's SPS in Nuremberg (Germany), TWK presents its portfolio of sensors for use in wind energy, construction, and agricultural machines in hall 4A at stand 111.
2019-11-06 The SG121 wire-actuated encoder from Siko is suitable for measuring lengths up to 12 m. It comes with an installation depth of 70 mm x 8 5mm x 105 mm and supports CANopen, J1939, and CANopen Safety interfaces.
2019-10-30 Hendrickson has developed the Watchman wheel-end sensor technology to be used in trailers.
2019-10-23 The Vbox 3iS from Racelogic is now available. It is a GNSS-aided inertial navigation system (INS) with a built-in Oled display. It enables testing in areas such as urban canyons, bridges, and tunnels.
For hydraulic cylinders
2019-10-22 Siko updated its SGH10 position sensor. The product has been certified by the German Federal Motor Transport Authority in accordance with UN ECE R10 and now has E1 certification for road vehicles.
2019-10-22 At the Agritechnica 2019, Mueller-Elektronik presents technologies and developments in the field of agricultural electronics, precision farming, and Isobus.
2019-09-27 The Multirate metering system for pneumatic fertilizer spreaders from Rauch provides exact plant nutrition over small areas. It allows a total of 30 CAN-controlled spreading sections to be switched on and off individually.
2019-09-18 Bosch-Rexroth introduces its IVAS vibration analysis sensor. It transmits root mean squares of vibrations via its CAN interface.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2019-09-04 Draw-wire sensors based on rotary encoders have some advantages compared to other solutions. Matthias Roth, Siko’s Industry Manager Mobile Automation explains them on the example of the SGH series.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2019-09-04 Schaeffler’s Spindle-Sense monitoring system reduces downtimes and increases utilization of machine capacity. The variant C-A1 outputs the measurements via CAN.
CANopen, CANopen Safety, J1939
2019-09-03 The WH58MR from Siko is a magnetic safety rotary encoder with redundant position detection and hollow shaft, developed for use in mobile machines. CANopen Safety, redundant CANopen, or redundant SAE J1939 interfaces are available.
2019-08-28 The FNC AC 58B CANopen encoder by Fenac (Turkey) is available in camping flange or synchro flange versions.
2019-08-14 TWK provides functional-safe (PL d) encoders, which uses proprietary PDOs instead of SRDOs as specified in EN 50325-5.
Made in China
2019-08-13 The Inovance Group headquartered in Shenzhen (China) offers as a first CANopen product, the EA58S absolute encoder. The company jointed recently the nonprofit CiA association.
2019-08-07 CiA has tested successfully the AHS36 and AHM26 series of encoders by Sick on conformity to the CiA 301 application layer and communication profile.
Linear displacement measuring system
2019-08-01 TR-Electronic has developed the LMPS 34 series of measuring devices. They are available with CANopen connectivity.
2019-07-29 TE Connectivity (USA) offers a range of draw-wire sensors based on CiA 406 conformant rotary encoders. They come in housings made for harsh environments.