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

C23 Series with IO-Link

The C23 Series of photoelectric sensors includes diffuse, reflex, through-beam and background suppression types. They reliably detect objects of different colors and material types, even under difficult conditions. All PNP switching versions of this sensor series are equipped with IO-Link, preparing them for machine-to-machine communication within the context of the Internet of Things. The C23 … Continue reading C23 Series with IO-Link