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.
Why would the biggest connector company in the world design and build the first fully functional 3D-printed motorcycle? To show TE Connectivity's engineers what the technology can really do in making working load-bearing production parts, and free up their thinking when approaching design problems.
The enhanced ST8 includes new functionality designed to help users accelerate design speed and improve the user’s ability to leverage synchronous technology. The update offers greater flexibility in choice of platform and purchasing options, according to the company.
“How can European standards affect me, especially since I only use machines built in the US?” This is a common question, and one way to answer this is to look at how machine safety is enforced, where the information comes from, and how well you can prove you followed the regulations.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.