Proximity Sensors

Limit Switch Style Sensors offer 5-way adjustment.
Proximity Sensors

Limit Switch Style Sensors offer 5-way adjustment.

Active sensing face of 5-Way Adjustable Limit Switch Style Sensors can be adjusted for front, top, bottom, left, or right facing targets and include 4-corner LEDs that guarantee 360° visibility. Designed for 10-30 Vdc operation and featuring category IP68/69K protection, they are weather resistant, waterproof, and heat resistant as well as resistant to UV light. Sensors operate in...

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Smart Parking Sensor detects arrival and departure of vehicles.

Waspmote-based Smart Parking platform provides information to city motorists searching for available parking spaces. Buried under parking spaces, robust sensors feature PVC casing and are rated IK10 for mechanical impact protection, IP67 for ingress protection, and operate for 5 yr before requiring battery replacement. Devices use radios at 2.4 GHz or 868/900 MHz for communications and can be...

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AutomationDirect Adds Basic Sensor Line
Proximity Sensors

AutomationDirect Adds Basic Sensor Line

AutomationDirect's offering of industrial sensors now includes two series of low-cost high-performance sensors. The FB series M18 plastic DC photoelectric sensors are 18mm sensors in diffuse, polarized reflective and through-beam models with sensing distances ranging from 70mm to eight meters. All models feature M12 quick-disconnects and are available in NPN and PNP output logic configurations....

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Photoelectric Sensor helps minimize scrap, lost time.
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Photoelectric Sensor helps minimize scrap, lost time.

Supplied in metal housing immune to acids and alkalis, MLV41-8-HV delivers web-break detection for colored papers, reflective/glossy materials, adhesive films, and packaging media. Optics identify paper dust build-up, mounting tolerances accommodate imperfect sensor and paper alignment, and foreground and background suppression ensure optimal detection of web breaks. Also, 4-in-1 output, allows...

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Micro Photoelectric Sensors suit hygienic applications.
Proximity Sensors

Micro Photoelectric Sensors suit hygienic applications.

Miniature photoelectric sensors of VSM Series provide alternative to proximity sensors and optical fibers in high-flex environments. Products have sapphire lens, resist chemicals and cutting fluids, and function in heavy washdown environments. Supplied in threaded or smooth, 4 mm barrel with 300 series stainless steel or in flat-pack side-looking housing, sensors have convergent optical design...

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Photoelectric Sensors are offered in 18 mm rectangular models.
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Photoelectric Sensors are offered in 18 mm rectangular models.

Photoelectric sensors in GX series are available in rectangular plastic DC models, which are IP67-rated and have 18 mm dia threaded lens and M12 quick-disconnect. GX3 series diffuse photoelectric sensors feature fixed sensing distances of 100 or 150 mm, while GXP series polarized reflective photoelectric sensors have sensing distances of up to 20 m. Through-beam photoelectric models of GXR/E...

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TRW's Zero Initiator Tire Pressure Monitoring System Underscores Affordable Safety Push

LIVONIA, Mich. -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), continues to design, develop and produce affordable safety systems and is now in mass production with its zero initiator tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) - its lowest cost auto location system ever. Laurent Crosnier, product portfolio director for TRW Radio Frequency Electronics, said, TRW seeks to bring cost competitive systems...

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Photoelectric and Inductive Sensors in Hygienic Design
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Photoelectric and Inductive Sensors in Hygienic Design

Southington, Conn. - Particularly for applications in the food and beverage industry, Baumer launches photoelectric and inductive sensors in hygienic and washdown design. The new sensors with their smooth, groove-free V4A stainless steel housings, as well as the mounting accessories, are EHEDG-certified, Ecolab-approved, and the materials are FDA-compliant. Along with the range of EHEDG-certified...

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Inductive Proximity Sensors utilize air-core sensing coil.
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Inductive Proximity Sensors utilize air-core sensing coil.

Available in M12 diameter, ICB Series features potting material made from recycled corn by-product, which helps resist mechanical stress. Air-core sensing coil, replacing traditional ferrites and coils, offers immunity to magnetic fields and enables sensors to withstand vibration and impacts. Designed with nickel brass housings in long and short barrel lengths, 3-wire sensors come in standard and...

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Inductive DC Proximity Sensors
Proximity Sensors

Inductive DC Proximity Sensors

AutomationDirect has extended its offering of industrial sensors to include the PEW series of stainless steel DC proximity sensors. The shielded 8mm sensors are flush-mountable and feature a 2mm sensing range. Available with either M8 or M12 quick disconnects, they are equipped with LED status indicators visible at wide angles, and have PNP outputs. PEW series inductive proximity sensors are...

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