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.
Cost, product development rigor, the patient-as-a-user movement, and consumer electronics that include wireless connectivity are just a few hot topics swirling around medical devices. Each brings challenges that create innovation opportunities. If we briefly look at each one, we can see that one common need will be innovation in simplicity.
The supply chain will change significantly over the next 10 years as industry 4.0 technology enhances supply chain performance, according to the 2015 MHI Annual Industry Report, “Supply Chain Innovation — Making the impossible possible.”
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