Product News: Sensors Monitors & Transducers

M12 Capacitive Sensors offer teach-in programming.

Press Release Summary:

M12 Capacitive Sensors offer teach-in programming.

Feb 19, 2013 - Along with microprocessor that enhances accuracy and performance, CA12CLC Series features temperature stability, teach-in programming process with dynamic teach option, and PNP/NPN auto-detect. Tripleshield™ technology promotes reliable capacitive sensing regardless of conditions. Other features include EMC protection, NO/NC selectable, and M12 barrel. Sensors serve plastic, rubber, glass, and ceramic industry applications as well as those in material handling and packaging.

Carlo Gavazzi, Inc. - Buffalo Grove, IL

Original Press Release

M12 Tripleshield(TM) Capacitive Sensors with Teach-In Programming

Press release date: Feb 12, 2013

Buffalo Grove, IL - Carlo Gavazzi is proud to announce our new and improved CA12CLC Series capacitive sensors with Tripleshield™ technology.  The new design features a state of the art microprocessor which improves the overall accuracy and performance of the sensor.

The new CA12CLC Series also has several other improvements, including a simplified ‘teach-in’ programming process with a dynamic teach option, increased temperature stability and a standardized LED configuration.  The new series also features all of the features that made the older series popular:  extended sensing ranges, PNP/NPN auto-detect, high EMC protection, NO/NC selectable, and patented CARLO GAVAZZI Tripleshield™ technology, which provides one of the most reliable capacitive sensing technologies regardless of conditions.

The M12 barrel makes the sensor compact enough to fit in a variety of applications, while still being robust enough to survive most environments.  The CA12CLC Series is well suited for applications in the plastic, rubber, glass, and ceramic industries, as well as in material handling and packaging applications.

The CA12CLC Series is available from CARLO GAVAZZI’s North American network of sales offices and distributors, or at

Questions regarding this press release should be directed to:

CARLO GAVAZZI Inc., 750 Hastings Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL  60089
Phone: 847.465.6100     Fax: 800.222.2659     Email:,

CARLO GAVAZZI (Canada) Inc., 2660 Meadowvale Blvd., Mississauga, ON  L5N 6M6
Phone: 888.575.2275     Fax: 905.542.2248     Email:

CARLO GAVAZZI Mexico S.A. de C.V., Calle La Montaña no. 18, Fracc. Los Pastores, Naucalpan de Juárez, EDOMEX CP 53340     Phone/Fax: 52.55.5373.7042     Email: