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Safety, Risk, and Performance Levels: A Guide to Functional Safety

Safety, Risk, and Performance Levels: A Guide to Functional Safety

What is Risk? Risk is defined as “the combination of the severity of harm and the probability of occurrence of that harm”. Simply put: Risk = extent of damage x  probability of occurrence High and low risk are the two extremes of machines. An example of a high risk is

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Case Study: Double Productivity & Improve Order Accuracy to 99.9%

Case Study: Double Productivity & Improve Order Accuracy to 99.9%

Third-party logistics (3PL) providers are a key resource for companies that manufacture goods and for retailers. Recently, a top-10 global third-party logistics provider in the southeast U.S. that ships merchandise out of a 45,000 square-foot space was facing two challenges: not enough available labor and order accuracy.

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Using LiDAR for Collision Avoidance & Navigation Support in the Warehouse

Using LiDAR for Collision Avoidance & Navigation Support in the Warehouse

Modern electric lifting trucks, order pickers, tugs, and mobile transport platforms provide users with additional potential benefits thanks to the option of semi-autonomous operation.  As well as ensuring that vehicles make collision-free journeys, 2D LiDAR sensors from SICK’s TiM series also deliver precise measurement data for navigation purposes.

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Empty Tote Detection: Which Sensor Solution is Best for Your Application?

Empty Tote Detection: Which Sensor Solution is Best for Your Application?

There’s more than one way to confirm an empty tote. Here’s an overview of the full range of sensor options. With the profusion of automation deployed to support today’s high-volume, high-throughput piece picking for e-commerce and omni-channel order fulfillment, nearly every application utilizes reusable plastic totes. They

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Demo of SICK’s RFID Solutions from Fetch Robotics at RFID Journal Live! Booth 1507

Demo of SICK's RFID Solutions from Fetch Robotics at RFID Journal Live! Booth 1507

RFID Journal Live! April 10-12, 2018 Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Florida Booth #1507 Join SICK at the world’s largest RFID event to see our intelligent UHF (ultra high frequency) solutions. Stop by booth# 1507 and talk to one of our experts about your applications, including solutions

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