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Minis Extend Sensing Distance

New entries to the vendor’s line of long-range mini inductive sensors are 4mm and 5mm unshielded versions. These new sensors set a new world standard in sensing distance for their size—out to 5mm—the equivalent range of an M18 sensor three to four times larger, according to the vendor.

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The sensors are designed to allow the use of significantly smaller sensors that save space, but do not sacrifice sensing range. Principal applications center on small part detection where a high level of miniaturization is required for tight, difficult-to-install situations, such as robotic tooling and automated assembly systems for the semiconductor, medical and electronics industries.

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