High-speed inline Microwave Sensors

High-speed Inline Measurement with WORKsens Microwave Sensors

WORK Microwave’s inline Microwave Sensors use electromagnetic fields to characterize different material properties. Our high-speed inline measurement WORKsens microwave sensors enable the detection of moisture, residual moisture, mass or density in a wide range of non-conductive materials.

Our sensors are able to use microwave frequencies between 500 MHz and up to 65 GHz. This enables to choose an application- and material-specific optimum frequency range. The inline microwave sensors do have a high-speed measurement capability of up to 10,000 measurements per second. Hence, the sensors are a perfect fit for demanding inline applications.

Many production lines require inline monitoring of water content within products; however, direct contact with the product may lead to defects or irregular quality. Our WORKsens SR, R and T Series offer a contact-free, microwave resonance, microwave reflection or transmission based, moisture sensor approach.

For many applications in the pharma, paper, textile, food, packaging and petrochemical industries, WORK Microwave’s sensor solutions have successfully been integrated. However, we are pleased to engineer your individual sensor solution tailored to you application and your need.

Thicker cardboard and Textile Sheets

Learn more about our contact-free, microwave reflection or transmission based moisture characterization sensors for larger measurement gaps up to 1,000 mm:

Paper and Textile Sheets

Learn more about our moisture sensor for contactless inline monitoring of water content in web-type materials for measurement gaps up to 60 mm.

Coffee Roasting

Learn more about our moisture sensor for inline measurement of bulks such as coffee during roasting, and how you can assure quality:

Grain Drying

The moisture of grain is a crucial parameter for proper storage. Learn more about our moisture sensor for inline measurement of bulks such as grain:

Pharmaceuticals weight measurement

The microwave sensor is designed for inline monitoring of tablet and capsule weight, i.e. to detect defects and control filling. Learn more:

Water in Oil

A microwave sensor is suitable to measure water content in oil for petrochemical applications, to detect long-term accumulation of water in oil or to implement a process water control. Learn more:

Cheese Production

The measurement of water content in cheese is a typical application for a microwave sensor.
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Dishwasher Tabs

A microwave sensor is used to detect broken or out-of-spec dishwasher tabs.
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Your application is not listed yet?

With our microwave sensors, basically all types of material can be measured, except from conductive ones.
Please reach out to us with your material and application.

Thomas Wiesner

Sales Director WORKsens

Lukas Lischke

Product Manager WORKsens

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