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Article archive for SICK (UK) Ltd;

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80GHz technology puts continuous level measurement on SICK’s radar 29 June 2021

An innovative non-contact radar sensing technology from SICK is opening up the prospect of robust and reliable real-time monitoring of the levels of liquids and bulk solids in challenging industrial applications. The SICK SicWave uses higher-frequency 80 gigahertz free-space radar to overcome the limitations of lower-frequency radar sensors or mechanical devices to achieve precision continuous level measurement in demanding environments....

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SICK ventures outdoors with world’s first safety laser scanner certified to IEC TS 62998 19 August 2019

SICK UK has announced the launch of the outdoorScan3, the first laser scanner in the world to be safety-certified for use outdoors. The outdoorScan3 Safety Laser Scanner safely and reliably monitors hazardous areas around machines and industrial vehicles outdoors with a high level of availability....

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SICK introduces world’s most advanced hazardous area safety light curtains 18 May 2015

By designing an explosion-proof enclosure for its leading light curtain technology to ATEX and UL Listed hazardous area standards, SICK is offering unprecedented safety protection for high risk flammable gas, vapour and dusty industrial environments. ...

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Machinery directive compliance seminars 29 March 2010

Sick has developed two one-day seminars to give managers, engineers, OEMs and end users the tools needed to comply with the new Machinery Directive. The Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, which came into effect on 29th December 2009, provides the regulatory basis for the harmonisation of the essential health and safety requirements for machinery at EU level....

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Laser technology sets new security standards 06 July 2009

The LMS 120 Laser Sensor from Sick allows high accuracy sensing with minimal error for security and presence detection indoors, avoiding false signals from dust and even allowing installation behind glass. The sensor will deliver major benefits in security applications due to its ability to avoid false signals, its broad usability and competitive price....

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Intelligent light curtain 09 February 2009

Sick has developed the C4000 light curtain to deliver production line personnel safety with reduced costs and improved reliability. The C4000 allows standard production flow while guarding personnel entry, thus minimising unnecessary and expensive downtime. ...

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Outdoor scanners for higher external safety and security 16 December 2008

The OS2000 outdoor scanning sensor has been developed by Sick, for a high reliability, outdoors electronic safety and security screen despite the harshest conditions and exposure. Sick’s IP67 rated / PLd and SIL 2 certificated OS2000 laser scanner system detects movement of people, vehicles and objects for safety, security and collision avoidance....

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Higher external safety and security with outdoor scanners 16 September 2008

Safety and security scanning for all external environments is available with Sick’s IP67 rated and SIL 2 certificated OS2000 laser scanner. The OS2000 enables a high reliability, electronic safety and security screen to be maintained outdoors despite the harshest conditions and exposure. The system is ideal for the detection of movement for safety, security and collision avoidance....

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Safety Camera offers hassle-free guarding at less cost than a light curtain 31 July 2008

The latest safety camera from Sick is for machine guarding applications and has been designed as a single box solution. The V300 is claimed to be the first practical camera solution for point of operation guarding, reducing the number of parts and installation time required by traditional safety light curtains....

Safety controller replaces rotary switch 31 July 2008

Control gear specialist Sick has launched its UE410 FlexiSOFT Din-rail mounted, softwarebased modular safety controller for applications that require more sophistication than basic safety relays but do not require the complexity of a full-scale safety PLC....