Tag Archives: non-contact sensing

Non-contact Power & Data Exchange For Assembly Automation

Assembly automation has evolved multi-fold since Ford’s first linear assembly plant. Assembly automation is of course commonly found in Automotive or heavy industries but it has found its way in small parts assembly, consumer goods and other industries that are … Continue reading

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5 Tips on Making End-of-Arm Tooling Smarter

Over the years I’ve interviewed many customers regarding End-Of-Arm (EOA) tooling. Most of the improvements revolve around making the EOA tooling smarter. Smarter tools mean more reliability, faster change out and more in-tool error proofing. #5: Go Analog…in flexible manufacturing … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Low-Cost

As previously discussed, the world of linear position sensors is pretty diverse. There are many types of linear sensors available in many different form factors, employing many different technologies, and coming in at many different price points.  For the sake of … Continue reading

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