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Contrinex’s new low-cost weld-immune inductives prove their value to a valve manufacturer

A valve manufacturer which uses spot welders in their manufacturing process trusts Contrinex’s new lower-cost 600 series Weld-Immune Inductive Sensors to provide reliable detection and switching. The sensors are used to prevent misalignment during the welding assembly process and need to withstand the exceptionally high currents used to weld aluminium …

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Contrinex inductives presence check inserts in automotive aircon plastic mouldings

The automotive industry demands parts that are verified to be 100% correct and therefore a supplier of injection moulded parts trusts Contrinex inductives from their Extra Distance 500 Series to check that threaded inserts have been correctly mounted inside moulded plastic parts. Customer Application To enable the fast screw assembly …

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Contrinex inductives identify vehicle body types

An automotive manufacturer uses simple, low-cost inductive sensors to identify which style of chassis it receives in the body shop, to define what further processing should take place. Customer application The customer manufactures a wide range of vehicles and so as each body arrives at the body shop, operators use …

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Contrinex inductives for hydrualic press tool presence and position checking

Automated presence and position checking of tools reduces the setup times for hydraulic presses, improving machine availability and utilisation. Customer application The automotive industry uses automation extensively and an automobile manufacturer wanted to automate the presence and position checking of tools within their hydraulic presses. The conventional downward-acting hydraulic presses …

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Contrinex inductives trusted on PCB reflow ovens

An electronic equipment manufacturer needed to improve the reliability of the detection system fitted to their Printed Circuit Board reflow oven. Long-distance inductive sensors from Contrinex provided a simple solution that reliably detected PCB’s leaving a reflow oven to trigger transfer equipment that moves the board automatically to the next …

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Contrinex’s robust stainless-steel inductives help keep wind turbines turning and our lights on

Wind turbines contributed 24% of the UK’s energy in 2020, with 13% of the UK’s energy use being supplied from turbines sited offshore. This success relies upon the performance and reliability of the wind turbines being able to operate in remote and highly demanding environments. Turbine rotation velocity is a …

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Mobile cranes trust Contrinex inductive sensors to ensure they’ve tucked their legs in

A manufacturer of mobile cranes uses Contrinex 2-wire inductive sensors, available from PLUS Automation, to detect the position of stabiliser legs as part of the vehicle safety system. Before the system will allow the driver to drive the vehicle away, sensors confirm that stabiliser legs have been retracted. Mobile cranes, …

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Contrinex inductives can help protect your press from double blanks

A manufacturer of metal cans needs to ensure that the press that applies and crimps the bottom onto the can body is fed with only one bottom. Therefore a fast, non-contact and robust checking mechanism is required. Customer Application A conveyor with a stainless-steel glide plate backed by a permanent …

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Contrinex pressure resistant inductives give concrete advantages

Manufacturers of mobile concrete pumping trucks trust Contrinex’s High-Pressure sensors to monitor the piston position in the hydraulic drive cylinder. These sensors provide exceptional reliability despite the challenges of pressure cycles and high-pressure peaks, increasing longevity and efficiency and reducing maintenance costs for these concrete pump. An additional benefit is …

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Contrinex inductives help get the beers in

A drinks producer needs to conduct a final inspection check of cases of bottles after the lid of the corrugated cardboard case has been closed and sealed. A bottle count is performed by verifying the position of bottle caps through layers of cardboard at the top of each sealed case. …

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