Flexibility meets long distance; Rotatable C44 inductive sensors offer maximum mounting flexibility, long operating distances and IO-Link

Swiss sensor specialist Contrinex has equipped its C44 inductive sensors with an IO-Link interface. These cubic devices with a rotatable head and IP68/IP69K protection rating offer extraordinary flexibility, long sensor life and IoT compatibility for a variety of applications. The rotatable head of C44 inductive sensors allows them to be turned in five directions, providing…

High-frequency RFID – FB library for extremely easy IO-Link integration with S7-PLC

The new function block library from Contrinex simplifies the integration of IO-Link read/write modules in RFID projects and thus reduces engineering time and costs. This library covers all the necessary functions for communication with a Simatic S7-1200/S7-1500 or equivalent PLC. The user can drag and drop the required IO-Link function block into the corresponding network…

Non-contact safety sensors with magnetic or RFID coding for door monitoring

Continuous investment in manufacturing automation brings with it a corresponding demand for increasingly sophisticated controls. Since modern factories often run ‘lights-out’ with minimal human oversight, ensuring the safety of operational personnel is always a priority. In the era of Industry 4.0, built-in protection for staff assumes ever-greater importance in automated process-control system design; ultra-reliable, maintenance-free…

SPS IPC Drives Italy- Impressive Turnout!

With over 800 exhibitors and 35,188 visitors, the atmosphere was buzzing at this year’s SPS Drives in Italy.  Our product specialists were delighted to see how much interest there was in our latest products and innovations.  If you didn’t get a chance to see us in Italy, please have a look here to see where…