Proximity Sensors

New Sensors Available in Flush and Non-Flush Versions
Proximity Sensors

New Sensors Available in Flush and Non-Flush Versions

The IBS, ICS and ICB Series of Inductive Proximity Sensors were recently launched from CARLO GAVAZZI.  The sensors are all available in either flush or non-flush versions and with integrated IO-Link communications V 1.1. The IBS04, ICS05 and 08 Series are available in stainless steel housings with output DC 100 mA.  The ICB 12, 18 and 30 Series are available in nickel-plated brass housings with...

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Balluff Introduces High Temperature Sensors in Multiple Block-Style Housings
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Balluff Introduces High Temperature Sensors in Multiple Block-Style Housings

The High Temperature Proximity Sensors are designed for applications such as industrial automation environments where localized temperatures increase due to radiant heat from weld flashes. The units can be operated in 130°C to 150°C temperature range and come with liquid crystal polymer face. They are offered in M8 tubular housings, 5 m heat-resistant PTFE-jacketed cable and block-style...

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Vishay Releases VCNL4030X01 Proximity and Ambient Light Sensors with Filtron Technology
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Vishay Releases VCNL4030X01 Proximity and Ambient Light Sensors with Filtron Technology

The VCNL4030X01 Series Proximity and Ambient Light Sensors are housed in 4 x 2.36 x 0.75 mm lead (Pb)-free 8-pin QFN package with programmable interrupt function. The sensor’s built-in ambient light photodiode provides detection ranging from 0.004 lx to 4.2 klx. The units support I²C bus communication interface for mobile devices and smart home, industrial, and automotive applications. They...

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Balluff Presents Proximity Sensors with an Extended 5 m Amplifier-Connector Cable
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Balluff Presents Proximity Sensors with an Extended 5 m Amplifier-Connector Cable

The Proximity Sensors are designed to detect objects in temperatures up to 230°C. The sensor comes with heat-resistant LCP material face and the sensor head containing only passive, non-electronic components. The units are offered with M8, M18, M30 and multiple block-style housings with an integrated 5 m amplifier connector cable. The sensor’s cable and jacket insulation are made from...

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BEA Lasers Introduces Eagle Eye Sensor with a Sensing Range of 20 m
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BEA Lasers Introduces Eagle Eye Sensor with a Sensing Range of 20 m

The Eagle Eye Sensor™ consists of a through-beam photoelectric laser source and a receiver. The unit is available with a red (650 nm) laser and a dot optic. The sensor can be operated with 10 to 30 VDC in -5⁰C to +50⁰C temperature range. It is offered in M12 x 58 mm Nickel-plated brass housing that can withstand ambient stresses of factory environment. The sensor operates at the speed of...

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Vishay Introduces VCNL36687S Proximity Sensor That Can Detect Kodak Gray Card at a Distance of 20 cm
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Vishay Introduces VCNL36687S Proximity Sensor That Can Detect Kodak Gray Card at a Distance of 20 cm

The VCNL36687S Integrated Proximity Sensor is suitable for use in smartphones, tablets and virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) headsets. The unit is offered in 3.05 x 2 mm surface-mount leadless package with a profile of 1 mm. The sensor features standard I²C bus serial digital interface that enables easy access to the proximity signal. It comes with programmable interrupt function that is...

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AutomationDirect's New Weld Applications Sensors Enable Detection of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals
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AutomationDirect's New Weld Applications Sensors Enable Detection of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals

AutomationsDirect has added a new series of weld application sensors to their line of proximity sensors. These Factor 1 sensors are capable of detecting both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The series features stainless steel housing, a correction factor K=1, and a constant sensing range without adjustment for both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. They are available in 8, 12, 18, and 30mm diameter...

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Pepperl+Fuchs Launches R20x Series Photoelectric Sensors That Feature Rotatable Connectors
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Pepperl+Fuchs Launches R20x Series Photoelectric Sensors That Feature Rotatable Connectors

The R20x Series Photoelectric Sensors include clear object recognition, energetic diffuse mode sensors, sensors with background suppression and foreground suppression and measuring light barriers with two switch points. The units provide several mounting patterns in standard housing style. They use DuraBeam laser and multi pixel technology. The unit’s IO-link connection provides access to...

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Balluff Launches Through-Beam Sensors with PMMA Optic Lenses
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Balluff Launches Through-Beam Sensors with PMMA Optic Lenses

The Through-Beam Sensors are offered in IP67/IP69K stainless steel housing and are suitable for packaging, food and beverage industries. The units come with normally open and normally closed outputs and multiple light sources. They feature a pigtail with M12 connector and integral LED’s for output function and power on indication. The sensors are resistant to chemicals, coolants and withstand...

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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life
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