Understanding the Difference Between Muting and Blanking

Safety light curtains can be used in a variety of different modes such as muting, blanking and floating blanking, depending on the needs of the application.  The terms muting and blanking are frequently used incorrectly.  This post will help clarify the difference between the two so the correct safety light curtain functionality is chosen and…
February 23, 2017

SICK DT50-2 Laser Distance Sensors

The SICK DT50-2 Pro offers a new range of possibilities for distance measurement, including 10 m on black targets and 30 m on white, repeatability of 0.5 mm, 3,000 measurements per…
July 6, 2015

Sick Safety Laser Scanners Help AGVs Navigate Safely

Sick’s S300 Mini safety laser scanners enable automation AGVs to efficiently, safely, and autonomously accomplish…
September 5, 2014

SICK TiM351 Laser Scanner

 Incredibly good at detection, now with flexible fields   The TiM351 is the new outdoor-rated detecting laser scanner…
June 6, 2014

Flexi Loop saves costs with sensor cascades that communicate

Sick Flexi Loop meets the demand for a cost-effective way to cascade safety switches and sensors within a machine while also supporting diagnostics. Compatible with all sensors from other manufacturers…
March 27, 2014

SICK Tech Tuesday – July 19th: Sensing Devices for Cylinders

45 minute WebEx session at 7:00 AM and again 10:00 AM (CST) Innovative cylinder sensors…
July 18, 2013

SICK Bulkscan – Maximizing conveyor throughput

Zero contact, zero wear: The smart solution for conveyor belts Bulkscan® LMS 511 laser volume…
November 15, 2012

Absolute Encoders with EtherNet/IP

Reduced installation costs with embedded switch functionality Save costs with the AFS60 (single turn) and AFM60 (multi turn) line of dual port EtherNet/IP absolute encoders with Device Level Ring (DLR) capability.  Sick encoders>>>
August 16, 2012
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