The Q14 proximity sensor, part of the Uprox(reg) family of sensors, features a depth of 14 mm, allowing it to function in confined spaces. The Q14 has an extended sensing range of 10 mm relative to its small size and can be fully embedded in steel without sacrificing any range. The sensor can be mounted further away from the target, minimizing sensor damage and replacement costs. Green and yellow LEDs indicate "power on" and "output energized" to keep users informed of operating status.
As manufacturers add new technologies to their products, designing for compliance becomes more difficult. Prepare for the certification testing process. Otherwise, you increase the risk of discovering a safety issue after a product leaves the assembly line. That will cause significant time-to-market delays, be much costlier to fix, and damage your brand in the eyes of customers.
Stratasys will be exhibiting two groundbreaking large-scale additive manufacturing technologies, as well as other new products, next month at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago.
Two new technologies from Stratasys, created in partnership with Boeing, Ford, and Siemens, will bring accurate, repeatable manufacturing of very large thermoplastic end products, and much bigger composite parts, onto the factory floor for industries including automotive and aerospace.
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