A plant-wide energy monitoring solution, EnergyPAQ from Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., helps users reduce energy consumption and costs by providing accurate measurement of the amount of energy used within their facilities.
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Balluff’s new line of miniature sensors include inductive, photoelectric, magnetic, capacitive, and ultrasonic; compact inductive couplers, space-saving I/O modules, and RFID in miniature versions are available for each sensor.
A new range of Background Suppression (BGS) Photoelectric Sensors in Carlo Gavazzi’s PA18 and PH18 housings provide precise distance detection and a fine distinction between a target and its background, with the flexibility of an industry standard housing.
With Balluff’s BVS vision sensor with built-in infrared lighting and integrated daylight filter, visible ambient light cannot affect image quality or stability of an inspection, greatly increasing inspection and process reliability; and because the sensor’s light is invisible to the human eye, it removes intrusive flickering to the operator, eliminating the need for shielding or desire to tamper with the sensor to minimize the lights effects.
Available in four sensing modes, the R2 Series Ultra-Small Sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs feature a 24 mm x 7.5 mm x 11.2 mm housing, industry standard mounting footprint, a flush and wear-resistant antistatic glass lens and a 45° cable outlet to maximize mounting flexibility.
AutomationDirect’s IDEM Interlock Safety Switches include tongue interlock and cable-pull safety switches: tongue operated safety interlock switches are designed to fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged, or lift-off machine guards, and provide positively operated switching contacts; and cable-pull, or grab-wire, safety rope switches are designed to be mounted on machines and sections of conveyors which cannot be protected by guards.
Suitable for harsh washdown environments in the food and beverage industry, the W4S-3 IP 69K-rated Hygiene Photoelectric Sensor from Sick eliminates bacteria growth in applications where food may become lodged in small grooves, crevices, or mounting holes.