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inductive proximity switch
inductive proximity switch

Measuring range: 30, 50 mm

Inductive sensors are still the first choice when it comes to detecting metallic objects. However, conventional proximity switches with inductive operating principle have one thing in ...

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Pepperl+Fuchs SE
inductive proximity switch
inductive proximity switch
NMB series

... robustness of sensors. These rugged and durable "Metal Face“ sensors are enclosed in stainless steel making them the best selection for these tough applications. Applications such as machine tools or ...

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Pepperl+Fuchs SE
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor

Measuring range: 2 mm - 40 mm

Inductive analog output sensors are used to detect metal objects within specific operating ranges. This object distance is then translated into an analog output signal proportional to distance, making these sensors ...

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Pepperl+Fuchs SE
magnetic proximity sensor
magnetic proximity sensor
BNS 16 series

Measuring range: 8 mm - 18 mm

Schmersal's 52 mm x 90 mm x 32 mm BNS 16 safety sensors are enclosed by thermoplastic material and free from mechanical wear making them rugged but hygienic. They have the capability of concealed mounting and are resistant ...

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SCHMERSAL
magnetic proximity sensor
magnetic proximity sensor
BNS 120 series

Measuring range: 20, 22, 32, 10 mm

The Schmersal BNS 120 high performance safety sensor is enclosed in a durable thermoplastic housing that is resistant contamination making it suitable for food processing industry. The sensor also ...

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SCHMERSAL
magnetic proximity sensor
magnetic proximity sensor
BNS 180 series

Measuring range: 10, 20, 22, 32 mm

The Schmersal BNS 180 safety sensor is enclosed in a highly durable thermoplastic housing that is resistant contamination making it suitable for food processing industry. The sensor also features a ...

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SCHMERSAL
Hall effect proximity sensor
Hall effect proximity sensor
Hall-Effect/MR Sensor

... -Effect/MR Sensor ICs product line consists of high-speed, extended life sensors that respond to changes in the magnetic field strength by producing a proportional output. The Honeywell Sensing and Control ...

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Honeywell Advanced Sensing Technologies
Hall effect proximity sensor
Hall effect proximity sensor

The miniature position sensors from Honeywell react to magnetic field presence or disturbance by creating analog or digital output proportional to the strength of the magnetic field. They come in various magnetic actuation ...

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Honeywell Advanced Sensing Technologies
ultrasonic proximity sensor
ultrasonic proximity sensor

... , for example vivid or lustrous objects, splashing liquids, foggy or particle laden air, etc. Also where bigger sensors or long range sensor areas are required.

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Honeywell Advanced Sensing Technologies
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor

Measuring range: 1.5 mm - 40 mm

Inductive sensors - Constant sensing range on all metals •Resistant to oils and coolants •Correction factor 1: Constant sensing range on all metals •Very high switching frequency •Permanently legible laser type ...

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ifm electronic
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
IF S, IG S, II S series

Measuring range: 4 mm - 30 mm

Inductive sensors - Suitable for industrial, mobile, cooling and lubricating applications •Wide operating temperature range •High protection rating for the requirements of harsh industrial environments •Reliable ...

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ifm electronic
proximity sensor with IO-Link interface
proximity sensor with IO-Link interface

Measuring range: 0.375 mm - 26 mm

Inductive sensors - With IO-Link •For a precise position monitoring on machines •Flexible use thanks to large operating temperature range •Very high repeatability •Normally closed / normally open and PNP/NPN adjustable ...

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ifm electronic
reed proximity sensor
reed proximity sensor
ST4 series

Sensor, Series ST4 4mmT-slot" with cable open cable ends, 3-pin UL certification Reed electronic PNP electronic NPN Direct mounting for sériés PRA, SSI, GSU, RTC, CKP, GPC, MSC, MSN, RCM, CVI Indirect mounting ...

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AVENTICS GmbH
proximity sensor for hygienic applications
proximity sensor for hygienic applications
BES series

Measuring range: 2 mm - 8 mm

... NAMUR-compatible barriers and transformers. For flexible use, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of common sensor housings and thread sizes. Our sensors come with either hard-molded cables or plug connectors. Features Applicable ...

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Balluff GmbH
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
BES series

Measuring range: 1 mm - 40 mm

The inductive factor 1 sensors from Balluff detect metals with high precision and are especially desirable where targets of different metals are used. They offer generous switching distances with no reduction factor and ...

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Balluff GmbH
NAMUR proximity sensor
NAMUR proximity sensor
BES series

Measuring range: 0 mm - 20 mm

There are a number of options available to suit most applications: from standard to increased sensing distance, temperature- and high-pressure-resistant. Benefits Suitable for a variety of applications Contact-free and therefore ...

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Balluff GmbH
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
NI, BI series

Measuring range: 0 mm - 70 mm

Inductive sensors detect metal objects contactless and wear-free. For this, they use a high-frequency electromagnetic AC field that interacts with the target. Their strengths are the enormous durability, reliability, ...

capacitive proximity sensor
capacitive proximity sensor
BC series

Measuring range: 3 mm - 30 mm

Capacitive sensors work contactless, reactionless and wear-free. Thanks to their high sensitivity and the ability to detect electrically conductive as well as non-conductive objects, they can be used in many different ...

magnetic proximity sensor
magnetic proximity sensor
EEx RC M20 series

Measuring range: 30 mm

Stahl's EEx RCA M20 Magnetic Sensor Series featuring cylindrical design implements a Nickel-plated brass enclosure and comes in stainless steel types, ensuring long life and stability against vibrations. It carries one ...

inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
E2B series

Measuring range: 2 mm - 30 mm

... standard industrial environmentsThanks to the simple construction and Omron’s innovative “hot melt” production process, the E2B sensors embody two characteristics: value-for-money and high reliability.All-round-visible ...

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Omron Electronics GmbH
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
GX series

Measuring range: 0 mm - 1.6 mm

The GX cylindrical inductive sensor series with a built-in amplifier comes in two versions - with and without a threaded section. Numerous special types allow you to select the optimum sensor for your ...

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Panasonic Electric Works Europe
pneumatic cylinder proximity switch
pneumatic cylinder proximity switch
CST, CSV, CSH, CSB, CSC, CSD series

The CSV, CST, CSH models offer reed contact digital function with Static or digital Positive-Negative-Positive type output and with normally closed or open type of contacts.For maximum current, safety and voltage see model features. The ...

pneumatic cylinder proximity switch
pneumatic cylinder proximity switch
CSN series

The CSN 2032-0 under Proximity Sensors Series CSN operates under -25°C to +75°C temperatures, with 1 mm actuating tolerance and less than 2 ms actuation time. It has 1.5 A and 20 W DC to 30 VA AC maximum ...

inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
DJ2-G

Measuring range: 0 mm - 2 mm

The DJ2-G Series of Proximity Sensor, manufactured Nidec-SHIMPO, is specifically designed for the detection of metal in front of a sensing surface. It is mainly used to metal objects adjacent to or behind ...

inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
BI2-S12

Measuring range: 0 mm - 2 mm

The BI2-S12 Model is a 3-wire inductive proximity sensor developed by Nidec-SHIMPO. It is protected against overload and short circuit due to its protection rating of IP 67. This unit comes with LED output ...

magnetic proximity switch
magnetic proximity switch
SC series

... to the position of the piston by fastening the sensor at the external part of the housing of the cylinder. The sensor uses at or voltage output or an electrical contact that depends from the type of sensor ...

inductive proximity switch
inductive proximity switch
SI series

Measuring range: 1 mm

Inductive sensors - SI • Inductive sensors with anti-interference function. • Stainless steel body material and PBT sensitive surface. • Built-in LED indicator. • PNP or NPN logic outputs.

ultrasonic proximity sensor
ultrasonic proximity sensor
SU series

Measuring range: 40 mm - 300 mm

Ultrasonic sensor - SU • M18x1 mm ultrasonic sensors. • PNP/NPN digital output with NO or NC programmable logic. • 40-300 mm sensing range with programmable point via External Teach. • M12, 4 pin ...

safety proximity sensor
safety proximity sensor
AS-i MAK series

Safety slave Contactless safety sensor (magnetic technology) Low coded according to ISO 14119 (type 4) Switching status indicator AS-i status display Suitable for concealed installation ...

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BERNSTEIN AG
safety proximity sensor
safety proximity sensor
AS-i CSMS series

Safety slave Contactless safety sensor (magnetic technology) Low coded according to ISO 14119 (type 4) Switching status indicator AS-i status display Suitable for concealed installation ...

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BERNSTEIN AG
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor

Measuring range: 0.6 mm - 1.5 mm

These BERNSTEIN microsensors with fully Integrated electronics are available in sizes of 3 mm, 4 mm, 6,5 mm, M4 and M5. They provide switching frequencies up to 3000 Hz and can operate at temperatures from -25 °C to +70 °C. They are ...

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BERNSTEIN AG
photoelectric proximity sensor
photoelectric proximity sensor
Multi-Line series

Measuring range: 5 mm - 120 mm

The Multi-Line Sensor Series, manufactured by Sick, is a photoelectric sensor equipped with background alterations, teach in buttons and sensing capacity of 120 mm. It is designed to identify the distance, ...

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SICK
proximity sensor for food industry applications
proximity sensor for food industry applications
IMF series

Measuring range: 2 mm - 20 mm

The Inductive Proximity Sensors are specifically designed to provide good quality functionality among users and operators. The sensors are covered with stainless steel material and ...

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SICK
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
IMI series

Measuring range: 2 mm - 40 mm

... customer-specific variants Rugged full metal sensors for use in challenging applications In contrast to conventional proximity sensors, whose sensing face consists of plastic, the ...

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SICK
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
XS series

Measuring range: 5 mm - 20 mm

The comprehensive catalog offers a wide range of standard cylindrical forms (M8,12,18, 30 short and long bodies); standard flat, cubic and rectangular forms. Users can expect the highest quality IP69K on an international scale, and ...

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Telemecanique Sensors
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
XS series

... to 20mm, our capacitive sensors match that same top level of performance. A summary of these two best-in-class non-contact detection options appear below Inductive proximity sensors ...

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Telemecanique Sensors
capacitive proximity sensor
capacitive proximity sensor
XT series

Measuring range: 2 mm

The OsiSense XT series of capacitive sensors is made to detect insulated or conductive materials. These are built in stainless steel, with a 50 mm cylindrical M12 sensor design. The sensors ...

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Telemecanique Sensors
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
E2B series

Measuring range: 1.5 mm - 30 mm

... heritage in proximity sensors: a heritage that has seen 200 million Omron proximity sensors shipped to satisfied customers across the globe. We put this heritage to work ...

inductive proximity switch
inductive proximity switch
IS 288 series

Measuring range: 1.5 mm - 3 mm

... feature cost-saving integration due to the laterally aligned sensor field. For simplified installation, the sensors can also be mounted in an ITEM profile groove using our special supports. These sensors ...

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Leuze electronic GmbH + Co. KG
inductive proximity switch
inductive proximity switch
IFRM 03/04/05 series

Inductive miniature sensors IFRM 03/04/05 When space for sensors is limited – Compact sensor sizes allow installation even in limited spaces. Baumer has ranked among the market leaders ...

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Baumer Group
inductive proximity switch
inductive proximity switch
IFFM 04/06/08 series

Square sensors IFFM 04/06/08 When space for sensors is limited – Compact sensor sizes allow installation even in limited spaces. Baumer has ranked among the market leaders in the ...

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Baumer Group
inductive proximity switch
inductive proximity switch
IFRM 12/18

Indispensable in all machines – Inductive proximity switches to monitor presence, movement and position. IFRM and IR 08/12/18/30 Baumer is a development pioneer and one of the leading manufacturers ...

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Baumer Group
cylindrical proximity sensor
cylindrical proximity sensor

Measuring range: 0 mm - 8 mm

With this new “two parts sensors” generation, you feel the difference! Contactless detection based on a passive sensor combined to a remote electronic board. Based on our High Performance Module (HPM) ...

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Crouzet
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
EV series

Measuring range: 5, 1.5, 2.5 mm

FEATURES Shorter, space saving sensor bodies with high detection sensitivity and long detection distances. Compact sensor head Visible output indicator built into sensor ...

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Keyence
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
EZ series

Measuring range: 0.5 mm - 10 mm

... space saving sensor bodies with high detection sensitivity and long detection distances. Space-saving Easy-to-see output indicator High Sensitivity Sensor Product ...

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Keyence
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
EV-F series

Measuring range: 2.5, 5, 10 mm

Spatter-resistant,two-wire proximity sensors FEATURES Spatter-resistant model

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Keyence
magnetic proximity sensor
magnetic proximity sensor
PS65

... . Parker's PS proximity sensor delivers non-contacting proximity sensing to detect nearby objects. The sensor may be combined with our complementary magnet target ...

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Parker Electronic Controls Division
photoelectric proximity sensor
photoelectric proximity sensor
PT430470

Measuring range: 20 mm - 350 mm

... beam is interrupted, the switching output integrated in the device changes its status. 3. With the diffuse reflection sensor, the transmitter and receiver are in one device. The emitted light beam is ...

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ipf electronic gmbh
magnetic proximity sensor
magnetic proximity sensor
MZA70176

... , magnetic cylinder sensors are used. sensor magnetic, cylinder, 6.2mm T-groove, 4,3x19x6,2mm, 10-30V DC, 1x PNP NO, Cable connector M8 3pin 0.3m PUR (Polyurethane), IP67, Zinc die-cast, LED, 2.8mT, ...

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ipf electronic gmbh
capacitive proximity sensor
capacitive proximity sensor
KB120120

Measuring range: 0 mm - 6 mm

Capacitive proximity switches are contact-free sensors. They detect metallic and non-metallic objects, regardless of whether they move or not. The achievable sensing range of the devices ...

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ipf electronic gmbh
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
IGA / IDA series

Measuring range: 0 mm - 30 mm

Proximity sensorsM30Ø 80 mm0...10 V4...20 mA Inductive proximity switches EGE offers special inductive proximity switches for special applications. ...

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EGE
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
IGVO series

Measuring range: 5 mm - 10 mm

Proximity switchesM18 / M30One piece stainlesssteel housingDC 10...30 VHigh compressive strengthLongitudinal water blocked cableSea water proofe Inductive proximity switches EGE offers ...

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EGE
inductive proximity sensor
inductive proximity sensor
IGEX20Pa series

Inductive proximity sensors for hazardous areas and extreme environment Reliable detection of objects in hazardous areas • With ATEX- and IECEx certification • Compact model with integrated electronics ...

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EGE
ultrasonic proximity sensor
ultrasonic proximity sensor
pico+

Measuring range: 25 mm - 1,300 mm

The pico+ ultrasonic sensors by Microsonic are designed with an IO-Link interface. The sensors are a compact series with M18 threaded sleeves, and a housing length of only 41 mm. There is also a housing ...

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microsonic
ultrasonic proximity sensor
ultrasonic proximity sensor
nano

Measuring range: 20 mm - 350 mm

The nano ultrasonic sensor is a M12-threaded sleeve with a miniature housing that measures 55 mm. long (60 mm for the analogue sensor) including plug making it the shortest M12 ultrasonic sensor ...

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microsonic
ultrasonic proximity sensor
ultrasonic proximity sensor
250 Hz | zws-7

Measuring range: 20 mm - 100 mm

... counting frequency and narrow gaps between two objects. The small ultrasonic sensor is delivered in a cuboidal housing, while the compatibility with many optical sensors is another major advantage. ...

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microsonic

How to choose this product

proximity-sensor

A proximity sensor detects the presence of an object or a person within its operating range.

Applications

These devices are used in robotics, on assembly lines and conveyors. They are found in machine tools and in processing and transforming industries. Photoelectric sensors are particularly common for detecting human presence in elevators and buildings, and vehicles at parking lot access points.

Technologies

Proximity sensors may be capacitive, inductive or photoelectric; they do not require contact with the target. The first two types are short range. Inductive sensors react to a change in the magnetic field they generate, indicating the presence of a metal object. Capacitive types use an electrical field to detect any type of object.

Photoelectric sensors use a beam of light, usually infrared, between an emitter and a receiver. Activation occurs if the beam is broken by an intrusive person or object. Passive infrared detectors react to the presence of a person or object in the area under surveillance. Hall-effect sensors detect magnetic field variations and are sensitive to the presence of metal objects. Other models use ultrasound.

How to choose

Choice will depend on the type of target to be detected and whether the output is two- or three-wire.

Advantages

- No wear
- No moving parts
- Waterproof