proximity switch


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proximity switch

A sensor and associated equipment which is actuated by the presence of nearby objects.
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MetroVac sight glass body provides flexibility in the amount of material allowed at the machine by means of adjustable proximity switch.
Applications for Control Concepts' PRX 120 Proximity Switch include the following: Automotive, Construction, Chemical, Pulp/Paper, Petroleum, Waste, Asphalt, Cement, Chemical, Power Generation, Environmental, Transit, Food/Beverage, Electrical, Wire/Cable, Mining, Material Handling, Agriculture and Medical industries.
The V18V offers detection ranges either as a proximity switch (100mm, 400mm or 800mm), as a reflex switch over 4 metres with a new capability for detecting glass or transparent objects, or as a through beam device with a range of 25 metres.
A proximity switch gives a remote indication of operation.
While in the area, make sure the waveguide coupling, NSN 5985-00-569-5849, and proximity switch, NSN 5930-01-056-2855, are properly aligned.
The hopper has a proximity switch to control loading and now has a flapper valve to provide a better vacuum seal than earlier models.
Activated by a proximity switch, a rodless pneumatic cylinder raises and lowers carts to or from the return track at the beginning and end of an assembly cell.
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Safety Barrier For Generator Dew Point Sensor And Proximity Switch For Vaccum Breaker For Ntpc Mouda
If the secondary regulator is activated a reset button pops up, allowing it to be linked to a proximity switch and the plant controller.
The NE controls feature a full touchscreen interface, a proximity switch for adjustable slowdown position and are all heat controlled through the PLC and interface.
The proximity switch valve position indicator provides two solid-state inductive proximity switches in a fully sealed, compact enclosure.
All units feature built-in self-adjusting hydraulic shock absorbers, proximity switch mounting points and flow controls.