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Photoelectric Output Operate Modes and Output Types

Photoelectric sensors are used in a wide variety of applications that you encounter every day. They are offered in numerous housing styles that provide long distance non-contact detection of many different types of objects or targets. 396 more words

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BAH!! How do I detect a weld nut?!?!

In automated manufacturing, part quality issues are a weekly discussion and this continues to be true in most weld shops across North America. One of the more common issues that I encounter in discussions with customers involves nuts being welded to a part. 287 more words

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What's best for integrating Poka-yoke or Mistake Proofing sensors?

Teams considering poka-yoke or mistake proofing applications typically contact us with a problem in hand.  “Can you help us detect this problem?”

We spend a lot of time: 201 more words


Back to the Basics - Photoelectric Light Source

Welcome to the first in a series of getting back to the basic blogs about photoelectric sensors.

All photoelectric sensors require a light source to operate. 452 more words

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Preventing Automatic Garage Door Injuries

Automatic garage doors. Many of us have them and probably take for granted that our garage door will open and shut with the click of a button. 379 more words


Precision Optical Measurement and Detection

In applications that require precise measurement and detection of one or more objects, what type of sensor should one use? If objects that are very small and far apart need to be detected, what type of sensor provides high resolution over its entire sensing range? 341 more words

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