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November 15, 2018

Balluff introduces BES05N6 proximity sensors

Balluff's family of proximity sensors are designed and tested to provide non-contact object detection in ambient temperatures up to 230 °C/446 °F. This level of protection is required for hot metal stamping, glass manufacturing, steel and aluminum manufacturing, steel forging, steam curing, and other high-temp processes.

Balluff introduces M18 inductive proximity sensors
October 26, 2018

Balluff introduces M18 inductive proximity sensors

The stainless steel sensing face fights failure from impact, abrasion, and erosion while Factor 1 technology extends the sensing range to 8mm, even when flush-mounted in metal, for additional mechanical protection.

Novotechnik introduces Vert-X 2800 Series of angular measurement sensors
August 21, 2018

Novotechnik introduces Vert-X 2800 Series of angular measurement sensors

The J1939 CAN bus option enables peer-to-peer or broadcast signaling and is a standard often found in commercial vehicle applications. J1939 is a software protocol associated with CAN bus and provides serial data communications between microprocessor systems connected through the bus.

NewTek Sensor Solutions introduces HT-1000 series of linear position sensors
May 17, 2018

NewTek Sensor Solutions introduces HT-1000 series of linear position sensors

The HT-1000 LVDTs provide a ratiometric output for reduced thermal error . In addition to offering linearity of ±0.5% of full range, the HT-1000 AC-LVDTs offers mechanical and electrical life as well as the absence of friction and contact between the core and coil.

EMX introduces PMX Particulate Monitor
April 26, 2018

EMX introduces PMX Particulate Monitor

The PMX Particulate Monitor can be used in many applications to detect change in light transmission causedby smoke, dust and other airborne particulates. The PMX is intended for industrial ventilation hoods and commercial kitchen ventilation applications.

AutomationDirect introduces V3 series of AC-powered inductive proximity sensors
January 05, 2018

AutomationDirect introduces V3 series of AC-powered inductive proximity sensors

These sensors operate on 20-250 VAC/VDC input voltage with N.O. and N.C. output options available. The sensors are short-circuit protected and have a yellow LED status indicator that is output energized.

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley Bulletin 871FM inductive proximity sensors
December 15, 2017

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley Bulletin 871FM inductive proximity sensors

Enabled with IO-Link technology, the Bulletin 871FM sensors deliver more comprehensive diagnostic and parameter data to the controller over EtherNet/IP from the IO-Link master module.

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AutomationDirect announces Micro Detectors CX series of area sensors
June 14, 2017

AutomationDirect announces Micro Detectors CX series of area sensors

CX0 Series basic area sensors have a sensing distance of up to 6m and a detection height up to 320mm. CX2 Series advanced area sensors also have a sensing distance of up to 6m with detection height of up to 960mm and offer analog outputs and a blanking function.

Turck introduces range of 8 mm barrel inductive proximity sensors
June 07, 2017

Turck introduces range of 8 mm barrel inductive proximity sensors

The sensors with a cable outlet are provided with a cable suitable for E-chain use, and a semi-transparent LED ring at the sensor end, which shows the sensing state from any viewing angle. The sensors are IP67 rated, and have an operating temperature of -25 to 70 °C.

CAP-XX announces series of cylindrical supercapacitors
March 20, 2017

CAP-XX announces series of cylindrical supercapacitors

Combining its cylindrical supercapacitors with its existing thin prismatics that address space-constrained designs, CAP-XX offers a range of small supercapacitors to power IoT industrial and consumer devices, from energy harvesting for wireless sensors to peak power support for wireless transmissions.

AutomationDirect introduces Contrinex DW-series of proximity sensors
September 15, 2016

AutomationDirect introduces Contrinex DW-series of proximity sensors

With 10 to 30 VDC operating voltage and sensing distances ranging from 1mm to 40mm, cylindrical sensors are available in shielded and unshielded models with nickel silver, nickel silver/chrome, chrome plated brass, or stainless steel housings.

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Texas Instruments introduces LDC0851 proximity sensor
August 03, 2016

Texas Instruments introduces LDC0851 proximity sensor

The LDC0851 provides designers an for proximity, position and motion sensing applications such as rotational encoders, buttons and door open/close detection.

AutomationDirect announces 8mm, 12mm, 18mm M-Series DC proximity sensors
July 28, 2016

AutomationDirect announces 8mm, 12mm, 18mm M-Series DC proximity sensors

With 10 models available, the magnetic sensors feature stainless steel shielded housings, are offered as NPN or PNP models with normally-open or normally-closed outputs

Aventics announces ST6 series of proximity sensors
July 25, 2016

Aventics announces ST6 series of proximity sensors

The ST6 sensor series includes a wide range of versions with different line lengths and connections. Aventics also offers variants with ATEX certification and covers application temperatures from -40°C to 120°C with its cold and heat-resistant versions.

SICK introduces the IMF inductive proximity sensor
July 07, 2016

SICK introduces the IMF inductive proximity sensor

The IMF inductive proximity sensor, designed for the food industry, has a V4A stainless steel housing and LCP plastic sensing face which are FDA-approved, and the sensor is certified by Ecolab.

Gill Sensors to release Oil Debris Sensor at Sensors Expo
June 06, 2016

Gill Sensors to release Oil Debris Sensor at Sensors Expo

The sensing technology offers continuous real-time monitoring of particle accumulation and contamination in hydraulic and lubrication oiling systems.

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EGE introduces IGEXH series of inductive sensors
May 31, 2016

EGE introduces IGEXH series of inductive sensors

Designed to withstand extreme ambient temperatures from -20 °C to +140 °C, IGEXH sensors are made to operate reliably with frequent temperature variations.

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AutomationDirect releases NPN & PNP series of inductive proximity sensors
May 19, 2016

AutomationDirect releases NPN & PNP series of inductive proximity sensors

AutomationDirect’s miniature inductive proximity sensors are available in sizes ranging from 4mm to 8mm and feature stainless steel shielded housings.

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SICK releases IQG inductive proximity sensor
May 11, 2016

SICK releases IQG inductive proximity sensor

The IQG inductive proximity sensor sensors from SICK are designed to fit into most brackets for easy replacement and less downtime.

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SICK introduces UD18-2 ultrasonic sensor
May 04, 2016

SICK introduces UD18-2 ultrasonic sensor

The UD18-2 ultrasonic sensor checks for double layers and splices using ultrasonic technology. The sensor is able to determine whether one, two or no material layers are present between its sender and receiver.