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...

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