Pepperl+Fuchs' X-Series Pile Driver™ Extended Range Inductive Sensors are available in 12-, 18- and 30-mm diameters and deliver sensing ranges of 5, 10 or 15 mm. The 100-percent stainless-steel housing delivers 20 times more durability than brass and plastic housings. Black Armor™-coated weld-immune models are also available and are capable of providing long-range part detection with full immunity to ac and dc weld fields, and repelling weld splatter. X-Series Pile Driver™ sensors are IP69k-rated to withstand high-pressure washdown cleaning.
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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