Proximity Sensors

Photoelectric Sensors use frame adapter for installation.
Proximity Sensors

Photoelectric Sensors use frame adapter for installation.

With plastic frame adapter, Series 14 can be installed without screws or tools. Once snapped into adapter, sensors are inserted into 1.75 x 5.4 cm recess in steel sheet. Two plastic clamps secure adapter in cut-out and sensors are mounted tightly. Sensors cannot be readjusted or shifted accidentally, but can be dismounted for servicing. Adapter fits all Series 14 sensors, including diffuse,...

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Retro-Reflective Sensor detects transparent objects.
Proximity Sensors

Retro-Reflective Sensor detects transparent objects.

Adjusted via teach-in button, Model FRDK 14 is designed to detect glass, transparent packaging, or PET bottles. Short response time of 0.1 msec enables edges of moving, transparent foils to be positioned exactly, while adaptation time of 20 msec permits sensor to be taught subsequently or to be adjusted to changing tasks via external teach-in connections while process is running. In addition to...

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Wireless Photoelectric Sensor has battery-powered emitter.
Proximity Sensors

Wireless Photoelectric Sensor has battery-powered emitter.

Intended for industrial door and gate applications, PD180 through-beam photoelectric sensor can be powered for up to 2.5 years on one pair of 3.6 V lithium batteries. Sensing range can be set by user at 15 or 30 m, and receiver can be powered by 12-24 Vac/dc. Unit contains SPST relay output for normal door/gate operation and separate SPST output for low-battery alert. Mechanical alignments are...

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Proximity Sensors

Optical Sensor IC supports touchless motion detection.

Integrating photodiode for detecting visible light with photodiode for IR light detection, Model BH1771GLC enables proximity sensing from 1-10 cm and brightness from 0-65,000 lux. Monolithic optical sensor includes touchless motion detection function, whereby up to 3 IR LEDs are driven and phase difference of reflected light from each LED is detected to determine direction of movement of...

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Magnetically Actuated Proximity Switches are UL 508 listed.
Proximity Sensors

Magnetically Actuated Proximity Switches are UL 508 listed.

Made from Noryl® material, PRX-100 Series of corrosion and moisture resistant proximity switches are designed for applications in industrial washers, equipment automation, medical instruments, and safety interlocks. With no standby power requirements or moving parts, units can be used in security systems, household appliances, and door interlocks.

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Label Detection Sensors have response time of 100 µsec.
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Label Detection Sensors have response time of 100 µsec.

Designed to detect paper, foil, and variety of translucent adhesive labels on rolls, GLD3 Series label detection sensors are available with NPN and PNP outputs, and 3 mm sensing range. Slotted designed products are suited for use in web break detection, double sheet detection, splice detection, edge guiding and end-of-roll detection applications. They feature one-piece IP66 housing, and are...

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Ambient Light/Proximity Sensor measures 4.95 x 3 x 1.45 mm.
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Ambient Light/Proximity Sensor measures 4.95 x 3 x 1.45 mm.

Designed for use in mobile phones, APDS-9800 integrated sensor module has 4 chips: ambient light sensor IC; proximity sensor and signal conditioning IC; LED emitter; and detector. Offering both analog and digital output, RoHS compliant unit has supply voltage range of 2.4-3.6 V. Used to control display backlighting brightness, ambient light sensor has spectral response close to that of human eye...

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Photoelectric Sensor withstands wash down environments.
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Photoelectric Sensor withstands wash down environments.

Utilizing OES3 chip, W12-3 can ignore stray background reflections, detect multi-colored/shiny objects, and provide immunity to ambient light. Both non-programmable and potentiometer versions feature IP 69K-rated metal housing and can withstand harsh cleaning agents in food and beverage, packaging, and pharmaceutical environments. With 270° rotatable connection, sensor offers multiple...

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Compact Proximity Sensor measures 10 x 10 x 28 mm.
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Compact Proximity Sensor measures 10 x 10 x 28 mm.

Providing sensing distances of up to 5 mm, depending on mounting configuration, IP68-rated, Q10S sensor features active side face and detects all metals including aluminum, copper, and steel at same rated distance without requiring reinstallation. Integrated pre-damping function allows sensor to be directly mounted on metal or flush-mounted, with metal present on 4 sides. With intermediate metal...

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NSK Precision America Announces Availability of PNP Output Type Sensor on Linear Actuators
Proximity Sensors

NSK Precision America Announces Availability of PNP Output Type Sensor on Linear Actuators

Franklin, Indiana, August 25, 2009 - NSK Precision America has announced that it now offers two types of photo sensor kits for use with its MCM and MCH Monocarrier linear actuators. The expansion was made to increase the applicability of the company's product line across a broader array of applications. The variety of sensor types available for NSK's Monocarrier lines now includes PNP output...

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