Applications & Technology

Stay Safe with SICK – Ready-to-install Safety Systems

Stay Safe with SICK – Ready-to-install Safety Systems

It’s good to know that dangers can be kept hidden behind closed doors. But if someone does stray into a dangerous area, it’s also good to have safety systems that will reliably detect this – preventing injuries caused by machine movements. The range of safety functions out

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Wet, Dry or Frozen – Flexible Barcode Scanners for the Food Processing Industry

Wet, Dry or Frozen – Flexible Barcode Scanners for the Food Processing Industry

Barcode scanners are used for a variety of different purposes in the food processing industry. The track and trace requirements are constantly growing and every individual item of food that is bought by discerning end consumers must be fully traceable. The more the food is processed, the

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Continuous Measuring Even in the Events of Mains Voltage Failure with PowerIn Technology™

Continuous Measuring Even in the Events of Mains Voltage Failure with PowerIn Technology™

Now there is no need to go without ultrasonic precision and fall back on other mechanical measurement techniques in the event of a mains voltage failure. The back-up batteries in the FLOWSIC-X gas flow meters supply energy in this case. Autonomous operation has been proven with the

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What is IO-Link?

What is IO-Link?

IO-Link – principles and technology IO-Link is the world’s first standardized IO technology (IEC 61131-9) for communicating with sensors and actuators. The system components are an IO-Link master and an IO-Link device: a sensor, an actuator or a combination of both. The IO-Link master is a component

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Fiber-optic Sensors: Flexibility, Functionality, Versatility

Fiber-optic Sensors: Flexibility, Functionality, Versatility

Very low installation space required, flexible use in the smallest of corners, the right functionality for standard and special requirements and versatile application possibilities – this is what fiber-optic sensors from SICK stand for. Whether as a scanner or as a through-beam light barrier, the large number

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