Machine Design

How to Specify Fiber-Optic Sensors (.PDF Download)

Sensing part presence in machines, in fixtures, and on conveyors is an important component of industrial automation. Error-proofing assembly and controlling sequence based on presence or absence of a part is often required. In many cases, one can’t just assume the part is where it should be or the nest is empty as expected, so a presence sensor must be used for verification...

Register to view the full article

Register for full access. By registering for Machine Design now, you'll not only gain access to premium content, you'll also become part of an exclusive, robust global manufacturing engineering community!
Participate in Expert and Reader driven Q&A's
Start your own conversation by commenting on any article or blog
Download high-quality content including the highly anticipated Salary & Career Report