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inductive proximity sensor / threaded cylindrical / rugged / IP68
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 / threaded cylindrical / rugged / for harsh environments
inductive proximity sensor
IMB series

Measuring range: 2 mm - 20 mm

Your Benefits •Straightforward product selection as fewer sensor variants are required – one sensor suits a whole range of applications •Stable processes thanks to extended, highly precise sensing ...

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SICK
capacitive proximity sensor / rectangular / rugged / IP67
capacitive proximity sensor
CQF series

Measuring range: 6 mm

... housing, enclosure rating: IP67, IP68, IP69K Reliable level measurement of water-based liquids The CQF capacitive level sensor detects liquids through container walls and through direct contact with the liquids. ...

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SICK
inductive proximity switch / rectangular / IP68 / with switching function
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 AG
inductive proximity switch / cylindrical / stainless steel
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 AG
inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical
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 AG
inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical M30 / cylindrical M18 / cylindrical M12
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
Hall effect proximity sensor / miniature
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 Sensing and Internet of Things
Hall effect proximity sensor / miniature / digital
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 Sensing and Internet of Things
ultrasonic proximity sensor / cylindrical / with relay output
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 Sensing and Internet of Things
inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical M30 / cylindrical M18 / cylindrical M12
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 sensor / capacitive / cylindrical / IP67
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 / cylindrical / IP67 / digital
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 ...

proximity sensor for hygienic applications / inductive / cylindrical M18 / cylindrical M12
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 / cylindrical / rectangular / for harsh environments
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 / inductive / cylindrical / rectangular
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 switch / rectangular / with switching function
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
magnetic proximity switch / rectangular
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 / cylindrical / IP67
inductive proximity switch
SI series

Measuring range: 1 mm

Inductive sensor, diameter 4 mm, series SI, magnetoresistive NPN N.O., 10/30 Vdc, 0.1 A, PUR round cable, 2.5 metres

ultrasonic proximity sensor / cylindrical / digital / plastic
ultrasonic proximity sensor
SU series

Measuring range: 40 mm - 300 mm

Ultrasonic sensor, series SU, NPN settable to N.O./N.C., 15/30 Vdc, 0.1 A, M12 connector, 4-pin

inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical / rectangular / oil-resistant
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 / threaded cylindrical / for harsh environments / metal
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 / inductive / threaded cylindrical / rectangular
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
inductive proximity switch / cylindrical / miniature / IP67
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 / rectangular / miniature / IP67
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 / cylindrical / IP67 / digital
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
inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical / rectangular / ring
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 / cylindrical / rectangular / IP67
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 / rectangular / IP67 / safety
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 / cylindrical M12 / IP67 / safety
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 / cylindrical M18 / IP67 / safety
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
reed proximity sensor / miniature / IP67 / switching
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
safety proximity sensor / magnetic / rectangular / for harsh environments
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 / transponder / rectangular / for harsh environments
safety proximity sensor
AS-i CSMS series

Measuring range: 15 mm

Safety slave Contactless safety sensor (transponder technology) Dynamically coded signal transmission Tamperproof operation Switching status and function reserve indicator AS-i status display ...

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BERNSTEIN AG
safety proximity sensor / reed / rectangular / for harsh environments
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
pneumatic cylinder proximity switch / magnetic / slot type / IP67
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 / reed / rectangular / IP65
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 ...

cylindrical proximity sensor / rectangular / non-contact
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 / rectangular / water-resistant / IP68
inductive proximity sensor
GX-F/H series

Measuring range: 0 mm - 8 mm

Rectangular inductive proximity sensors Industry's no. 1* in stable sensing. This sensor has the longest stable sensing range among comparable rectangular inductive proximity ...

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Panasonic Electric Works Europe AG
photoelectric proximity switch / vane
photoelectric proximity switch
SFH 9315

Osram SFH 9315 is a slotted interrupter. It has a horizontal aperture and a silicon phototransistor detector with a filter that cuts off daylight. It has a GaAs infrared emitter of 950 nm. The slot width is 5.00 mm. The compact-type ...

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OSRAM Opto Semiconductors
flat proximity sensor / standard / with IO-Link interface / smart
flat proximity sensor
S5N

... , etc. Additionally, the new S5N Sensors with their new and unique ASIC technology will make the M18 family the first tubular sensor family with IO-Link V1.1 and smart sensor profile ...

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Datalogic s.r.l.
inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical / rectangular / harsh environments
inductive proximity sensor
Basic

Measuring range: 6.5 mm - 30 mm

The inductive proximity sensors belonging to the Basic line were made in the classic cylindrical nickel-plated brass, with diameters ranging from 6.5 to 30 mm There are millions of inductive sensors ...

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Datalogic s.r.l.
inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical / rectangular / harsh environments
inductive proximity sensor
M5

There are millions of inductive sensors deployed in almost every area of factory automation. They detect metal objects contactless and are distinguished by a long operating life and extreme robustness. The Datalogic inductive ...

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Datalogic s.r.l.
inductive proximity sensor / rectangular
inductive proximity sensor
G series

Measuring range: 1.6 mm - 8 mm

Panasonic's high-end inductive proximity sensors boast of being rated as number 1 in the industry of stable sensing. This is based on the extensive research conducted by Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX ...

magnetic proximity sensor / cylindrical / IP67
magnetic proximity sensor
PS

Parker's Proximity Sensors use non-contacting technology to detect the presence of a magnet target. Designed using reed switch technology and potted electronics, they are very robust and well suited for ...

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Parker Electronic Controls Division
inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical / explosion-proof / NAMUR
inductive proximity sensor
XS series

Measuring range: 0.8 mm - 40 mm

For Zone 21 and 22, rotation monitoring is available with this line of XSM inductive sensors. They are designed with contact-free technology to sense metal objects, and have a fixed body measuring 30mm. ...

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Telemecanique Sensors
inductive proximity sensor / cylindrical / IP67 / with switching function
inductive proximity sensor
H3C

Measuring range: 2 mm - 10 mm

Adjustable Proximity Sensor for clamp check in Machine tool Feature1 Using the 2 outputs,sensing in 4 areas Eliminates the need for troublesome positioning of multiple switches Feature2 Automatic setting ...

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Azbil Europe NV
photoelectric proximity switch / slot type
photoelectric proximity switch
HPV

Switches with 2 optical axes in an easy-to-use size (vane width 25 mm, depth 35 mm), saving space and reduced wiring. Features Highly visible indicators (for power ON and incoming light) Guaranteed down to -25 °C for use in cold-storage ...

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Azbil Europe NV
inductive proximity switch / cylindrical / waterproof / IP67
inductive proximity switch
FL7M

Rigid structure, highly waterproof DC 2-wire switches with improved visibility of indicator lamps. Features DC 2-wire, for reduced wiring costs Stable sensing area is shown by the setting indicator Rigid housing allows ...

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Azbil Europe NV
inductive proximity switch / IP69K / for hazardous areas / ATEX
inductive proximity switch

Inductive Sensor for harzardous areas Zone 0/20 for use at temperatures down to – 60 °C. High-pressure cleaning resistant. Protection: IP 68 IP69K. Saves space in the cabinet: The Sensor can be used ...

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EGE
inductive proximity switch / stainless steel
inductive proximity switch
IGVU series

Measuring range: 2 mm - 10 mm

Metal face sensors • Plug connection Series IGVU - Proximity switches M12 / M18 / M30 One piece stainless steel housing DC 10...30 V Shock resistant Impact proof

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EGE
inductive proximity switch / stainless steel
inductive proximity switch
IGV series

Measuring range: 2 mm - 10 mm

Metal face sensors • Cable connection Series IGV - Proximity switches M12 / M18 / M30 One piece stainless steel housing DC 10...30 V Shock resistant Impact proof

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EGE

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