Articles Tagged with ''sensors''

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Input expansion units

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elobau input expansion units provide the connection of up to 10 sensors into a single sensor input of the safety controller, offering the capacity of up to 40 sensors while maintaining PLd.
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Bin level sensor

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The BinMaster RL level sensor delivers bin level data in environments where dust levels are extremely high.
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Tech Update: QA/QC Instrumentation

The need for speed, accuracy and ease of use places demands on equipment suppliers.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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 Test results should be accurate and simple to understand. 


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Photoelectric sensors

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 Built with ASIC technology, Banner S18-2 compact, self-contained, DC-operated photoelectric sensors resist fluorescent light and offer crosstalk avoidance.  


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Automation tales from the trenches

Best practices in setting up and implementing automation systems go a long way to making a processor more successful than its peers.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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 Technologies must be properly applied after careful planning to ascertain where and what to automate. 


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Transmitter/sensor

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The ECD Model T80 transmitter-S80 sensor series provides diagnostic information about the lifetime of a pH, ORP or pIon measurement; the display shows a filled triangular gauge that decreases proportionally to the degradation of the reference electrode. 


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Inductive angle sensors

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 Operating with the inductive resonant circuit measuring principle, TURCK inductive angle sensors deliver valve monitoring on rotary actuators. 


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Serial remote I/O

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 Moxa ioLogik R1200 series, dual-independent RS-485 serial interface remote I/O devices enable the deployment of dual-Bus redundant or extended-length remote I/O daisy-chain topologies.  


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Radar sensors

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 Designed to meet a variety application requirements and weather conditions, Banner R-GAGE QT50R radar sensors are used for collision avoidance on mobile equipment, outdoor crane-to-crane proximity detection and flatbed or box truck detection at loading docks.  


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Analytical sensors

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 Suitable for installation in explosive and hygienic areas, KROHNE SMARTSENS 2-wire loop-powered analytical sensors with integrated transmitter technology offer direct connection of sensors to process control systems.  


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The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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