Q4X laser sensor
Controls Product Brief

Banner Engineering: Laser distance sensor

Banner Engineering announces the Q4X laser distance sensor.
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Laser sensors
Controls Product Brief

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
Controls Case Study

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.
IP67-rated inductive proximity sensors
Controls Product Brief

AutomationDirect: IP67-rated inductive proximity sensors

AutomationDirect’s new APS series inductive proximity sensors are IP67-rated rectangular compact DC sensors available in top or front sensing models with 2.5mm and 4mm sensing ranges.
Proximity sensor line
Controls Product Brief

AutomationDirect: Proximity sensor line

AutomationDirect's new PN three-wire 10-30 VDC series inductive proximity sensors are IP 69K-rated short-body sensors with metal housings, are equipped with LED status indicators and are available with an attached two-meter output cable or M12 quick-disconnect.
Capacitive label sensor
Controls Product Brief

Lion Precision: Capacitive label sensor

Lion Precision’s new LRD6300 capacitive label sensor has easy one-button setup and a lower price: unlike its predecessors, it features push-button controls with one-click AutoGap setup; a sensor that includes EasyCheck Verification; and a simple system of bright LEDs that make it clear, even at a distance, if the sensor is operating correctly.
JC1STP Teachable 2 Position Switch Mounting Kit for PHD’s Series 8400 and Series 190/191 Grippers
Machine Product Brief

PHD: Switches for grippers provide more sensing capability

Able to sense up to four jaw positions throughout the jaw travel, the JC1STP Teachable 2 Position Switch Mounting Kit for PHD’s Series 8400 and Series 190/191 Grippers provide the switch plate with slots for either one or two Series JC1STP Switches to mount to the bottom surface of the grippers.
Aerotech’s QNP-XY series piezo nanopositioning stages
Controls Product Brief

Aerotech: Nanopositioners for extreme precision applications

With resolution to 0.15 nm, linearity to 0.007% and repeatability to 2 nm, Aerotech’s QNP-XY series piezo nanopositioning stages provide the resolution, linearity, repeatability, and high dynamics required for demanding applications from microscopy to optics alignment.
PosCon 3D
Controls Product Brief

Baumer: Measurement sensor

New measurement sensor reliably determines width and edge position in difficult applications.
PowerGrid technology from Cognex improves barcode reading
Controls Product Brief

Cognex: Barcode reading technology improves read rates

Designed to increase read rates in 2-D barcode-reading applications where conditions are difficult, PowerGrid technology from Cognex is a texture-based location algorithm approach to reading 2-D matrix and Direct Part Mark (DPM) codes by locating a pattern of alternating light and dark modules within the code.


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