Miniature photoelectric sensor detects fill level during secondary packaging operations

Industry: Packaging machines Filling machines Food and Beverage Sensor task: Presence control Business unit: Photoelectric Sensors Range name: Photoelectric Cubic Miniature Products used: LHR-C23PA-PMS-60C LHR-C23PA-TM#-### Summary During secondary packaging of bags of confectionery, manufacturers arrange bags in overlapping layers. Multi-axis pick-and-place packing robots align and pack layers of bags in preformed cardboard cartons. The filled … Continue reading Miniature photoelectric sensor detects fill level during secondary packaging operations

High-frequency RFID read/write modules: Now available with IO-Link!

Thanks to the new high frequency RFID read/write modules (HF RWMs) with IO-Link interface V 1.1, it has never been easier to plug and play. Contrinex designed them specifically for easy, cost-effective integration into existing control systems. The new HF RWMs with IO-Link are a logical extension of the Contrinex HF system entirely in the … Continue reading High-frequency RFID read/write modules: Now available with IO-Link!

Safety Relay: High-speed safety relay allows shorter overall safety distances

Swiss safety-systems specialist Contrinex launches a new high-speed Safety Relay suitable for use with its Safetinex Type 2 and Type 4 light curtains. With a faster re-sponse time of just 10ms, the new Safety Relay allows engineers to specify shorter overall safety distances when designing safety systems in accordance with ANSI B11.19 or EN ISO … Continue reading Safety Relay: High-speed safety relay allows shorter overall safety distances