Tata Steel Rail France takes great care in inspecting the straightness of the ends of its rails so that its customers receive the straightest possible rails. As a result, it has recently retrofitted its end straightness inspection systems with Keyence's newest generation of CCD laser displacement sensors, the LK Series.
Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that two company leaders received honors in the inaugural Women in Manufacturing STEP Awards presented by The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, University of Phoenix, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Kennametal’s Colleen Wood Cordova, vice president global product management, and Martina Igel, plant manager of Kennametal’s Schongau, Germany facility, were selected with 120 other woman recognized at all levels, from the factory floor to the C-suite
For the past few years, Renault's site in Cléon, France, has been using Keyence's LJ-G laser displacement sensors on its G9 engine production line. The site chose the sensors for their detection reliability and ease of use.
As an alternative to electromagnetic switchgear, non-contact sensors are increasingly finding their way into machine and plant engineering. steute already has a wide range of sensors working according to different principles and is now expanding its range further to include type RC 2580 magnetic sensors.