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Stroke measurement in hydraulic cylinders - say goodbye to drilling pistons!

Whether it’s agricultural machinery, construction equipment, or municipal vehicles, intelligent sensors are indispensable throughout the mobile machine market. 

Position Sensor Detection for Hydraulic Cylinders - A world first!

SIKO’s SGH wire-actuated encoders measure the cylinder stroke as well as its speed in the hydraulic cylinder with impressive efficiency, flexibility and robustness.

New Compact Capacitive Sensor

SELET has a new design for a series of capacitive sensors with more compact dimensions than traditional sensors on the market 

World-first sensor platform for mobile machines

Heat, cold, shock, vibration, water, mud or dust – however dire or adverse the conditions are, mobile machines must work reliably under the harshest of conditions.

Ultrasonic sensors in agricultural automation

Back in the 1980’s, brothers Mike, Gregg, and Don Tvetene were working at their family-owned Tvetene Turf Farms in Billings, Montana, USA. The business was faced with a critical labour shortage at the same time that it was experiencing huge demand for their turf. Out of necessity, the brothers conceived of an automatic turf harvester that could cut and stack sod using just one operator. Their biggest motivator, recalls Gregg, was the years of hard work they had put in stacking turf by hand on the family farm.