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.
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
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