Banner proximity sensors, also known as proximity switches or proximity detectors, are electronic devices used to detect the presence or absence of an object within a certain range or proximity. These sensors are commonly used in industrial automation and control systems for various applications, such as object detection, position sensing, and machine safety.
Why Choose Banner Proximity Sensors?
Banner Engineering is a well-known, trusted manufacturer of industrial sensors, including proximity sensors. RS offer a range of Banner proximity sensors that utilize different technologies to detect objects within their proximity.
Where are Banner Proximity Sensors Used?
Banner proximity sensors are designed to provide reliable and accurate object detection within industrial environments. They are typically used in automated machinery, conveyor systems, packaging lines, material handling equipment, and other applications where object detection is critical for both efficient and safe operation.
Types of Banner Proximity Sensors
- Inductive Proximity Sensors: Inductive sensors use electromagnetic fields to detect the presence of metal objects within their sensing range. These sensors are widely used in industrial applications due to their robustness, durability, and ability to operate in harsh environments.
- Capacitive Proximity Sensors: Capacitive sensors detect the presence of any object, including non-metallic materials, by sensing changes in the capacitance of a sensing area. They are commonly used for level sensing, liquid detection, and detecting solid objects such as plastics, glass, and paper.
- Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors: Ultrasonic sensors emit ultrasonic waves and measure the time it takes for the waves to bounce back after hitting an object. This technology is suitable for detecting a wide range of materials, including solids, liquids, and powders.
- Photoelectric Proximity Sensors: Photoelectric sensors use light beams to detect the presence or absence of an object. They emit a beam of light and detect the presence of an object based on changes in the light intensity or interruption of the beam. Photoelectric sensors are available in different variants such as diffuse, retro-reflective, and through-beam sensors.