Proximity Sensors

Proximity Sensors

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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Vision Sensor enables flexible presence detection.
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Vision Sensor enables flexible presence detection.

Combining functionality from machine vision and traditional sensors into one system, IV Vision Sensor accommodates range of presence detection applications. Standard equipment - Hi-R illumination, high-performance quad lens, and selection of 8 different sensor heads - provide image sharpness, clarity, and stability, while Easy Navigation feature enables setup to be accomplished in ~1 min....

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Proximity/Ambient Light Sensor includes interrupt function.
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Proximity/Ambient Light Sensor includes interrupt function.

Housed in 3.95 x 3.95 x 0.75 mm surface-mount package with IÂ-²C interface, Model VCNL4010 combines IR emitter and photo-pin-diode for proximity, ambient light detector, signal processing IC, and 16-bit ADC. Interrupt function enables sensor to work independently until predefined proximity or ambient light event occurs, and then it wakes up microcontroller, minimizing power consumption. With...

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Digital Contrast Sensors offer switching speed up to 30 kHz.
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Digital Contrast Sensors offer switching speed up to 30 kHz.

Available in basic, standard, and enhanced versions, TL46 Series utilizes wide-spectrum RGB LED to emit precision light spot. Units offer switching frequencies of 15, 20, or 30 kHz, as well as automatic, manual, and dynamic settings, depending on version. Providing NPN/PNP and analog output, sensors have standard fixing, M12 connector rotatable on 5 positions. Units are suited for automotive,...

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Inductive Proximity Sensor features IP68/69K rating.
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Inductive Proximity Sensor features IP68/69K rating.

Using FDA-rated materials for washdown applications, uprox+ Q42 comes in top-facing and front-facing models that require no correction factor to detect any metal type. Unit is constructed with stainless steel connector and PA12 thermoplastic housing that resists chemicals and caustic cleaning agents, as well as shock from impact. Operating in temperatures from -40 to 100°C, Model Q42 offers...

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Photoelectric Sensor requires no reflector or receiver.
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Photoelectric Sensor requires no reflector or receiver.

SmartReflect(TM) is designed for automated food and beverage processing, packaging/materials handling, or print/graphics sensing applications. Photoelectric light barrier is available with IP69K-rated or standard plastic housings. Light barriers create closed light beam between sensor and any background and detect target objects regardless of color, shape, transparency, or surface texture....

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Wireless Door Safety System monitors up to 8 automatic doors.
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Wireless Door Safety System monitors up to 8 automatic doors.

Enabling an operating range of 10 m between controllers, WSS/WSM System consists of main controller (WSM), subcontroller (WSS), and photoelectric safety edge sensors (PB11). Each main controller can control up to four subcontrollers. Each subcontroller in turn can monitor two safety edges, or one safety edge and one door-in-door sensor. System is synchronized and multiplexed, operating on 16...

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Long Range Inductive Proximity Sensors are weld field immune.
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Long Range Inductive Proximity Sensors are weld field immune.

Weld-immune Factor 1+ sensors incorporate multi-coil design that enables sensing of all metals, ferrous and non-ferrous, at same distance without need to de-rate sensing distance based on target material. Suited for applications subject to magnetic interference from sources such as transformers, motors, drives, or welders, sensors have PTFE coating that helps protect against weld slag and weld...

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Forklift Collision Awareness System minimizes nuisance alarms.
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Forklift Collision Awareness System minimizes nuisance alarms.

Monitoring definable detection area with 4 adjustable IR and/or ultrasound sensors, CROSSING GUARD requires detection of 2 separate motions to trigger alarm. System also can detect presence of motionless individuals and sounds an audible alarm coupled with high-intensity LED light. Powered by solar panel that trickle-charges rechargeable DC battery from ambient warehouse light, CROSSING GUARD...

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