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Industrial Communications: 4-20 mA Current Loop
October 15, 2019
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Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Guide
January 23, 2019
Interested in programmable logic controllers? Learn about how PLCs work, PLC applications, PLC programming software, and I/O implications that impact PLC selection. What is a...
About Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors
January 22, 2019
Applications Ultrasonic proximity sensors measure the distance of an object by measuring the time between emission and reception of a pulse of sound. Because ultrasonic sensors...
About Inductive Proximity Sensors
January 21, 2019
Applications In general, inductive proximity sensors are used any time you want to detect the presence of a metal in a particular location. The most common application...
About Photoelectric Proximity Sensors
January 18, 2019
Applications Photoelectric sensors use a light beam to detect presence, position, markings or color of an object. Photoelectric sensors can detect physical properties of objects, including...
About Capacitive Proximity Sensors
January 16, 2019
Applications Capacitive proximity sensors can be used in a wide variety of applications due to their ability to detect numerous types of materials. Some common examples...
About Magnetic Proximity Sensors
January 15, 2019
Applications Magnetic proximity sensors including Hall effect and magneto-resistive sensors are used for detecting and positioning magnetic objects, angular positioning of parts in an assembly, and...
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