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AutomationDirect Adds to Stainless Steel Proximity Sensor Lineup
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AutomationDirect Adds to Stainless Steel Proximity Sensor Lineup

AutomationDirect's line of round bodied stainless steel inductive proximity sensors now include 3-wire NPN output versions in 8, 12, 18 and 30mm models; also new are unshielded 3-wire 12, 18 and 30mm models. All models have a full 316L stainless steel barrel and sensing face that provides extreme durability in harsh environments, with standard quick-disconnect cable connections. Starting at $45,...

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Ware-Sensing System automatically detects defects.

Using light barrier consisting of transmitter and photoelectric sensor, WHS Ware Handling Supervision automatically detects substandard glass containers at hot end of production line. Pneumatic air-reject system removes unwanted ware from conveyor before it can cause jams in subsequent stages. Completely integrated into FlexIS control system, WHS enables users to enter nominal bottle width,...

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Light Barrier features transparency detection.
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Light Barrier features transparency detection.

Designed without reflector, SmartReflect detects objects in field of photoelectric sensors. Unit picks up tiniest changes in intensity, which enables it to detect highly transparent foils, bowls, or bottles. Color and material of background and object to be recognized are unimportant. Barrier is also available in hygienic and wash-down design, as well as protection class IP69K.

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Magnetic Inductive Proximity Sensors offer ranges to 70 mm.
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Magnetic Inductive Proximity Sensors offer ranges to 70 mm.

Suited for industrial automation and food/beverage industries, Part No. MFT202 (M12 dia) and MGT203 (M18 dia) use giant magnetoresistive (GMR) technology for non-contact indication in position and speed applications. Features include 316 stainless steel sensing face, all-metal housing, and zero-leak, IP69K-rated design. Sensor detects magnet through materials such as stainless steel, non-ferrous...

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Radar-Based Sensors detect objects in all types of weather.

Supporting collision avoidance and vehicle detection, R-GAGE Series of radar-based sensors have capability to detect large objects in outdoor environments. Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) radar, unaffected by rain, snow, wind, fog, light, humidity, or temperature, promotes reliable detection and can also detects stationary objects that cannot be detected by Doppler radar. Distance...

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Plug-In Through-Beam Sensors offer sensing range up to 8 m.
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Plug-In Through-Beam Sensors offer sensing range up to 8 m.

Offering snap-in installation, BB10 Series operates from -40 to 60°C, making sensors suited for door, turnstile, elevator, and escalator applications in locations that experience widely fluctuating temperatures. Units feature watertight IP67-rated housing with sealed rear panel and status LED that confirms alignment and signal strength. Housing depth of less than 1 in. enables sensors to...

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Flexpoint Announces New Advancements with HTK Engineering

o Product to be Featured at NAFA Expo April 21-24 DRAPER, Utah - Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: FLXT) http://www.flexpoint.com today announced that they have been notified of progress in the marketing efforts of HTK Engineering, LLC, (HTKengineering.com). All HTK Anti-rollaway Braking Safety Systems utilize Flexpoint sensor technology in their safety product for large trucks. The initial...

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Inductive Proximity Sensor detects conductive metal objects.
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Inductive Proximity Sensor detects conductive metal objects.

Supplied in chrome-plated brass body with PBT plastic face, Model IPH can be used to detect presence and absence of conductive metal objects in automation applications. This 18 mm switch, offered in shielded configuration, can be supplied to operate on DC or AC voltages with either NO or NC output. DC units are available in either NPN or PNP switching configurations from 10-30 Vdc, and AC voltage...

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Robots Safely Crash with Protection Keeping Production Up

The AGO series Pneumatic Collision Sensors features seven new models that are suited for a wide variety of applications to increase production. There are many names for the robotic safety devises, crash protectors, collision sensors, EOAT load limiter and so on. They all have the same purpose and that's to minimize or completely prevent damage to robot and tooling....

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Vishay to Highlight Industry-Leading Technologies in Seven Product Categories at electronica China

Company to Showcase Latest Capacitors, Inductors, Resistors, Diodes, Power MOSFETs, Power ICs, and Optoelectronics for Emerging Applications MALVERN, Pa. - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will showcase the company's latest industry-leading solutions for emerging applications at electronica China 2012, taking place from March 20-22 in Hall W3 of the Shanghai New...

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