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Frost & Sullivan recognizes Bimba’s new pneumatic technology

Bimba Manufacturing’s groundbreaking technology, IntelliSense, earns a Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation.
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Harsh-duty photoelectric sensors
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AutomationDirect: Harsh-duty photoelectric sensors

AutomationDirect’s new FM series harsh duty photoelectric sensors, ideal for food and beverage applications, are IP69K-rated sensors in three-wire NPN or PNP styles, and are available in 27 wash-down models.
Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression
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Banner Engineering: Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression

Banner Engineering announces that its Q3X laser contrast sensor is now available with contrast detection and fixed background suppression.
 Pencil-type contact sensor
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Keyence: Pencil-type contact sensor

Keyence Corp. introduces the GT2-P, the newest edition to the high-precision GT2 Series of contact sensors, featuring high accuracy measurement, a tough and rugged design, and flexible communication options, all combined into a body the size of a pencil.
Nine lines. The modernization project involved nine packaging lines.
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Safety management

When it came time to modernize packaging operations, Swiss potato chip manufacturer Zweifel Pomy-Chips sought a reliable partner in addressing safety requirements.
Miniature photoelectric sensors
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Balluff: Miniature photoelectric sensors

Balluff's second generation line of 6K miniature sensors provides extensive capabilities in solving the toughest applications; these distance measuring sensors now offer longer sensing ranges, better resolution, and higher repeatability.
Capacitive sensors
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Carlo Gavazzi: Capacitive sensors

Carlo Gavazzi is proud to announce the launch of its new Tripleshield CA18CA capacitive proximity sensors; in addition to greatly improved immunity to dust, humidity, and electromagnetic interference (EMI), the CA18CA series includes diagnostic alarms and two LEDs for better reliability and simplified troubleshooting during installation.
Q4X laser sensor
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Banner Engineering: Laser distance sensor

Banner Engineering announces the Q4X laser distance sensor.
Laser sensors
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Banner Engineering: Laser sensors

Banner Engineering has expanded its L-GAGE LE family of laser sensors with two new models, designed with the same robust housing, intuitive interface and linear array technology as Banner’s analog models.
Flow wrapping. The cutting of the film in the individual flow wrapping unit is triggered by a CS8 color sensor
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Sensors drive paper tissue system

More than 40 sensors tightly integrated with about the same number of servo motors are the keys to this high-speed, modular system for producing and packaging tissue packets.


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