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. Filterless vacuum receivers do not require a blow-back or vacuum-break sequence, virtually eliminating cleaning, fines and contamination.
A proximity switch gives a remote indication of operation.
The hopper has a proximity switch to control loading and now has a flapper valve to provide a better vacuum seal than earlier models.
Designed as part of Fortress' new amGardnct range of safety interlocks, the amGardncs is said to be a robust, coded, non-contact, safety proximity switch. Reported to be extremely long-lasting and requiring virtually no maintenance, it is said to be ideal for applications where precise guidance of guards can be difficult.
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.
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.
MetroVac sight glass body provides flexibility in the amount of material allowed at the machine by means of adjustable proximity switch. Filterless vacuum receivers do not require a blowback or vacuum-break sequence, virtually eliminating cleaning, fines and contamination.
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.
Tenders are invited for Supply of PandF proximity switch of Model: NJ8 18 GM N for NFCCU MAB WGC AMAB
Paul, MN) has a setpoint (switched) output to indicate presence/absence like a typical proximity switch, but the nonlinear analog output is capable of resolutions as low as 15 nm RMS(150 nm p-p).
Optional features include a cart to mount one drying hopper and one AD/ASD/AC/ACM series dryer and adjustable proximity switch. (AEC)