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Newsletter 2020

September 28, 2020

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Just Place and Press — The New Standard of “Smart Factories”

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Just Place and Press — The New Standard of “Smart Factories”
Measuring with the IM Series Image Dimension Measurement System is as simple as placing the target and pressing a button. Even complicated measurements can be completed instantly.
The IM Series also makes it possible to share measurement results over the Net.
A Fixed Code Reader That Can Meet the Needs for Barcode and 2D Code Applications
The food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics industries are seeing increases in the applications of barcodes and 2D codes. This guide introduces examples of applications of KEYENCE’s code reader that can meet the latest market needs in these industries, where regulations are becoming stricter with each passing year.
QCD Improvement Methods Learned from the Automotive, Pharmaceutical, and Electronic Component Industries
How should you respond to demands for improved quality from your clients, demands that are becoming stricter with each passing year? Grouped by industry, this guide introduces various problems and their corresponding solutions.
Examples of Laser Marking on Medical Instruments with 16 Applications!
Traceability marking on medical devices such as scalpels, syringes, and catheters requires improved chromogenic properties and low product damage. This guide uses installation examples to explain the advantages of laser marking.
Eliminating Line Trouble Using a Laser Sensor with High Differentiation Capability
Are you dealing with issues such as line trouble, sensor malfunctions, and the time and effort required during part replacement? KEYENCE’s laser sensors solve all these problems with their stable detection capability and high durability! See this guide for techniques for reducing production costs.
Do You Need to Implement Stable Inline Dimensional Measurements?
Conventionally, it was difficult to perform inline dimensional measurements using cameras (vision systems) and outer diameter measurement systems. This guide introduces functions for implementing inline dimensional measurement with high accuracy to achieve 100% inspection.
A Fiberoptic Sensor Designed through the Pursuit of Reliability and Ease of Use
The new standard for photoelectric sensors:

- TERA power
 The newly developed LED module greatly improves basic performance.
- Built-in OLED display
 This enables easy-to-understand display in both English and Chinese.
- Indicator installed on the fiber unit
 Operation can be checked just with the fiber unit, with no need to view the amplifier.
Techniques for Shortening PLC Debugging Time
PLC debugging time can be improved with minor adjustments. This guide contains tips for shortening the time by way of visualization of high-speed signals, monitoring and searching, and use of simulators.
Useful in Increasing Production of 5G-related Components! Introducing Examples Showcasing Automation through the Use of Vision Systems!
All over the world, 5G products are becoming extremely popular. This is driving an increasing need for automation in order to increase the production of the components used within such products. See this guide for examples of applications of vision systems in the electronic component/device industry, which has an especially deep connection to 5G.