Model SM600 flat-profile series of proximity sensors are available in eight fixed-window sensing versions and six sensing ranges. The ULTEM 1000(reg) plastic housing measures 16 x 30 x 76 mm and is installed in difficult-to-mount areas. The housing is sealed to withstand dusty, noisy, 100% humidity high-pressure washdown environments. The sensors detect all objects of all colors and materials as small as 1.6 mm rod diameter at a distance of 38 mm, transparent or opaque, liquid or solid.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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