Proximity Sensors

Proximity Sensors

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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Photoelectric Sensors are designed for presence detection.
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Photoelectric Sensors are designed for presence detection.

Reliant upon LED or laser light sources, Series 14 sensors detect presence, placement/orientation, or size of objects. They are available with 3 methods of operation - thru-beam, retro-reflective, diffuse - and have integrated channel that lets cable lay flush against sensor housing for limited-space installations. Along with transparent rear housing for viewing operation/reception LEDs,...

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Non-Contact Switches are triggered by sensors.
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Non-Contact Switches are triggered by sensors.

Available in both surface mount technology and through-hole styles, non-contact capacitive switches detect changes in capacitance from proximity. Infrared version reduces influence of ambient light via internal compensating circuit, providing less false switching. They can be encased in plastic or glass, and sealed to IP68 for waterproofing. Without need to turn electromechanical contacts, units...

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Light Curtains target elevator and automatic door industry.
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Light Curtains target elevator and automatic door industry.

Featuring 94 cross beams, and optical synchronism, ASI light curtains operate without needing any external control box. They have switching distance of over 12 ft, are powered by 12-24 Vdc, and come with both supply and output indicators. Available with integrated solid state and relay outputs, units are protected from short circuit, polarity reversal, and offer sensitivity adjustment.

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