Proximity Sensors

Wilson-Hurd Now Offers Capacitive Touch Switches
Proximity Sensors

Wilson-Hurd Now Offers Capacitive Touch Switches

Wilson-Hurd is pleased to announce the addition of capacitive touch switches to its Electronic Control product line. This new switch offering operates by detecting the presence of a conductive object and measures any changes in capacitance. With no moving parts to wear down, capacitive touch switches offer extreme durability in even the toughest environments. Wilson-Hurd's capacitive touch switch...

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Photoelectric Sensor provides clear object detection.
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Photoelectric Sensor provides clear object detection.

Utilizing advanced optical design, WORLD-BEAM® QS30 Sensor detects clear, translucent or opaque targets including PET bottles and glass containers. Sensor offers 3 selectable thresholds and is configured using pushbutton or remote input line. Rated IP67 for harsh environments, sensor offers range of 100 mm to 2 m with 0.5 ms response rate. Automatic compensation algorithm compensates for...

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Low-Cost Photoelectric Sensors Offer Flexible Mounting Options
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Low-Cost Photoelectric Sensors Offer Flexible Mounting Options

Minneapolis, Minn., April 10, 2009 - SICK (www.sickusa.com), one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, today announced the launch of its Z Photoelectric Sensors, and the introduction of the next generation of ELF Photoelectric Sensors. These new, low-cost sensors will greatly...

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Gems Sensors & Controls Introduces Versatile New Line of Proximity Switches

Plainville CT, March 7, 2009: Gems® Sensors & Controls(TM) (Gems), a global leader in liquid level, pressure, and flow sensors, miniature solenoid valves, and fluidic systems, announces the launch of a new line of magnetically actuated proximity switches for the most basic to the most complex customer applications. The PRX-100 Series is a line of high performance, moisture resistant...

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Thru-Beam Sensors feature self-contained design.

Offered in 4 basic frame designs, UltraFrame(TM) Sensors are available with visible red, pinpoint visible red, visible red laser, and high-power infrared light sources. One-piece housings contain both emitter and receiver elements with pre-aligned optics, eliminating fiber optic cable and routing of multiple power cords. Equipped with on-board sensitivity and light/dark operation controls,...

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Photoelectric Sensors exhibit effective background suppression.
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Photoelectric Sensors exhibit effective background suppression.

Available in 40 x 50 x 15 mm glass-fiber-reinforced PBTP housing, Series 4050 photoelectric sensors feature operating distance of 500 mm with setting range from 20-500 mm. Operating distance is independent of target color, shape, or surface structure, and is set by means of 3-turn potentiometer with position indication. Equipped with glass window and connector adjustable from 0-90°, sensors...

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Fluid Sensors incorporate automatic calibration circuitry.
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Fluid Sensors incorporate automatic calibration circuitry.

Used for detecting fluid presence in transparent tubing, OCB350 Series consists of LED and phototransistor packaged in opaque plastic housing that enhances ambient light rejection. It requires only optical device and power supply for operation, and included features minimize effects of changes in sensor's optics due to manufacturing variances, ambient light, temperature fluctuation, and...

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Diffused Photoelectric Sensors feature 19.69 in. range.
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Diffused Photoelectric Sensors feature 19.69 in. range.

Contained in rectangular plastic housing, Diffused Photoelectric Proximity Sensors include sensitivity adjustment, NO and NC outputs, and 2 m cable. Including NPN or PNP outputs and reverse polarity protection, CE-compliant, IP65-rated units operate on 10-30 Vdc. Applications include control/detection/position/inspection/automation of machine tools and manufacturing systems, and can be used in...

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Vision Sensor offers multifunctional capabilities.
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Vision Sensor offers multifunctional capabilities.

Used to verify all products or parts on production line, Checker® 3G series is supplied in IP67 housing and lets user choose presence or measurement sensor configuration. Panel mounted SensorView® Teach Pendant, with One-Click Setup(TM) technology, allows user to set up jobs right on line and view production statistics. Sensor can detect and track over 6,000 ppm in varying positions...

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Photoelectric Sensors detect targets of any color or shape.
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Photoelectric Sensors detect targets of any color or shape.

Dura-Vue(TM) MLV12 Series sensors are available in diffuse mode with background evaluation and provide sensing range from 50-150 mm with 4 mm light spot that enables them to detect small targets. Features include IP67 rated metal-framed housing with swivel connector, front and rear LED status indicators, cross-talk protection, and immunity to ambient light. Device can be used in temperatures are...

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