Posts Tagged Sensors

Complete Sensor Solutions for AGC Systems in CEP Distribution Centers

Complete Sensor Solutions for AGC Systems in CEP Distribution Centers

Industry 4.0 – and with it the demands for customized flexible intralogistics solutions – is being increasingly implemented within the Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) industry. Autonomous guided carts and tuggers prove to be efficient add-ons and alternatives to traditional material flow and sorter systems. SICK offers its

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The Benefits of Using Fork Sensors for Label Detection

The Benefits of Using Fork Sensors for Label Detection

In many industries, it is often vital to detect a product’s color, registration marks, label presence and other important characteristics to ensure the final product meets specifications. A common solution is to use a registration sensor. Registration sensors are ideal for packaging applications, but can be used

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Select the Right SICK Safety Scanner

Select the Right SICK Safety Scanner

Whether mobile or stationary, for area protection or access protection – SICK’s comprehensive Safety Scanner portfolio offers a cost-effective package for every requirement and task. The compact systems scan their surroundings and measure distances by using the time-of-flight principle of measurement. The integrated rotating mirror creates a

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Airport Uses Track and Trace System for Continuous Baggage Tracking

Airport Uses Track and Trace System for Continuous Baggage Tracking

For identification of inbound pieces of baggage, Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport relies on automatic track and trace systems from SICK to improve transparency and traceability of passenger baggage. Istanbul Ataturk Airport is Turkey’s biggest airport, currently ranked in 20th place of the world’s largest airports. It is operated

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How Automation Technologies Improve Efficiency and Reduce Collisions on Manned Forklifts

How Automation Technologies Improve Efficiency and Reduce Collisions on Manned Forklifts

Increasingly competitive industrial environments are challenging warehouse and distribution center managers to reduce costs and increase productivity, while raising quality and safety standards. For facilities that cannot cost-justify a full conversion to completely automated unit load handling equipment, incorporating backup sensing technologies on forklifts can help maximize

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