Q14 opposed-mode photoelectric sensors from Banner (Minneapolis, MN) measure less than 1/3" W and can sense at a 70" range. They can detect for either object presence or absence, with either sinking (NPN) or sourcing (PNP) outputs, with an operating range from 5°F to 131°F.
Fast Heat (Elmhurst, IL) has released a "Heating Elements and Sensors" brochure. Finned hi-temp cartridge, standard cartridge, band, strip, tubular and cast, and Flextracoil® heaters are featured in the four-page brochure.
Ormec's (Rochester, NY) new Orion(TM) motion controller family includes the 586/133MHz processor. This processor offers a 25% speed increase and enables Ormec customers to upgrade to a more industrial PC-based platform.
Namco Controls (Highland Heights, OH) has introduced the EP200 Series of photoelectric sensors for use in a variety of industrial applications. Surface-mount electronics make them suitable for presence/absence detection.
The SmartImage Sensor from DVT (Norcross, GA) inspects for presence/absence, orientation, position and size. FrameWork 1.2, a Windows®-based software user interface, allows subpixel measurement and math computation skills.