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Sick launches robot guidance for part localisation

Sick launches robot guidance for part localisation

Sick has launched 2D and 3D vision-guided part localisation systems for easy and quick set-up of robot picking from a belt, or from a bin or stillage. Suitable for both cobots and conventional industrial robots, the Sick PLOC2D and PLB 520 have been developed specifically to facilitate affordable, or entry-level automation and for use in […]

By June 26, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Sick ‘Snapshot’ sensor brings 3D vision to robotics

Sick ‘Snapshot’ sensor brings 3D vision to robotics

Sick has launched a configurable, plug-and-play 3D detection sensor based on its Visionary-T range of industrial 3D imaging cameras, harnessing the imaging power of Sick’s single-snapshot Time-of–Flight (TOF) technology for a range of detection and collision warning duties. With on-board processing, the Visionary-T DT sensor can be easily configured for a variety of applications to […]

By April 25, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Sick’s camera takes 3D images in a snapshot

Sick’s camera takes 3D images in a snapshot

Sick has launched the Visionary-T, its first robust, industrial imaging camera to capture high-resolution 3D data with a single ‘snapshot’, whether the object is stationary or moving. The Sick Visionary-T uses high-resolution Time-of–Flight (TOF) technology to achieve superior quality 3D imaging for vision applications. Unlike 3D vision systems based on laser triangulation, the 3D image […]

By July 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sick highlights sensing innovations at PPMA

Sick highlights sensing innovations at PPMA

Discovering how smart sensor technologies help to deliver manufacturing flexibility and predictive maintenance in Industry 4.0-enabled manufacturing and logistics environments will be the focus for Sick UK’s stand at the PPMA Show. Sick will be unveiling the latest Smart Sensors in its rapidly-expanding portfolio of intelligent solutions for real-time data sharing and IO-Link connectivity. Sick […]

By July 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
SICK vision technology gives robots eyes

SICK vision technology gives robots eyes

Enabling robotics to achieve reliable identification of parts and objects, often in more unstructured and flexible arrangements, has long been a challenge, but the latest vision technologies are now making this possible, as Neil Sandhu of SICK UK explains. Glimpse into a not-too-distant future and it’s easy to imagine a world where robotics and automation […]

By June 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
SICK makes the safe factory more productive

SICK makes the safe factory more productive

Visitors to the SICK stand at MACH 2016 (stand 5969) are promised a glimpse of the future of industrial safety, with demonstrations of the new DFS60S Pro safety encoder, microScan3 safety laser scanner and deTec4 Prime safety light curtain, all designed to increase uptime and efficiency in automated production and warehousing environments through more dynamic […]

By March 17, 2016 Read More →
SICK TriSpector offers ‘plug-and-play’ 3D vision

SICK TriSpector offers ‘plug-and-play’ 3D vision

SICK has launched its first ‘plug-and-play’ 3D vision sensor in the UK, the TriSpector 1000, delivering real-time 3D quality inspection in a self-contained unit that is simple to install and use. Developed by SICK in close cooperation with customers worldwide, the TriSpector 1000 is expected to open up affordable 3D vision sensing for a wide […]

By February 26, 2016 Read More →
SICK time of flight sensor checks robot gripping points

SICK time of flight sensor checks robot gripping points

SICK says its new PowerProx sensor offers unprecedented versatility to detect any object on a high-speed production line with just one range of sensors. PowerProx’s ability to detect small and flat objects too, no matter what the surface finish, will be useful in handling and assembly, for example in the automotive industry for reliable checking […]

By February 25, 2016 Read More →
3D camera from SICK for vision guided robots

3D camera from SICK for vision guided robots

SICK says that its new ScanningRuler 3D camera technology can boost productivity in robot picking applications. The ScanningRuler’s large field of view enables accurate 3D imaging of stationary objects, boosting the productivity of high-throughput robotics applications and making it easier for robot integrators to achieve volume picking in heavy industrial applications. By combining 3D and […]

By August 5, 2014 Read More →
Magnetic position sensor delivers unrivalled accuracy

Magnetic position sensor delivers unrivalled accuracy

SICK UK says its new MPS magnetic position sensor and MPA magnetic position sensor promise unrivalled levels of accuracy and control, combined with the versatility to be used in robotics applications. The key to the high performance of these magnetic position sensor models is a continuous analogue output signal for precision non-contact detection at all […]

By March 3, 2014 Read More →
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