Miniature photoelectric sensor detects fill level during secondary packaging operations

During secondary packaging of bags of confectionery, manufacturers arrange bags in overlapping layers. Multi-axis pick-and-place packing robots align and pack layers of bags in preformed cardboard cartons. The filled cartons are conveyed to case-sealing stations. A highly reliable photoelectric sensor, mounted directly above the conveyor, senses the height of the top layer of bags in…

Smart inductive sensors maintain optimized cycle times in pneumatic cylinder systems without increasing complexity or cost

Industrial equipment designers continually seek ways to reduce cycle times without compromising safety or increasing cost. Engineers require a monitoring capability for pneumatic cylinders that identifies deviations from the optimal deceleration profile without increasing complexity or cost. Rugged, multi-mode Smart Sensors from Contrinex, embedded in each cylinder, identify adverse trends in the deceleration profile, providing…

Embedded miniature photoelectric distance sensors provide anti-collision protection during automated production

During automated production of electronic equipment, compact multi-finger robot grippers transport parts between operations. In the event of a malfunction or an unplanned human intervention, there’s an unacceptable collision hazard; designers insist on an overriding anti-collision system. Miniature distance sensors, embedded in the outward-facing surfaces of the gripper jaws, monitor the position of potential obstructions…

Intelligent sensors for the 4th industrial revolution: Industry 4.0

Fit for the future with Contrinex and IO-Link Intelligent sensors are the fundamental building blocks of modern smart factories. Their essential role is to provide precise and reliable data to configure, control and optimize production lines. As the leader in intelligent sensor technology, Contrinex has always pushed the boundaries of sensor performance for optimal data…

Fork Sensors

Robust space-saving design offers versatility and simplicity Contrinex fork light-barrier sensors offer a powerful combination of simplicity, multi-mode operation and compactness, with high-resolution and high-speed sensing as standard. Ideal for general position- and presence-sensing in industrial environments, these versatile, metal-cased devices allow four modes of operation – standard, high-resolution, power and high-speed – and the…

Job opportunity for Sales Assistant 80-100% (w/m)

Als Familienunternehmen und Global Player bieten wir, die CONTRINEX SA mit Sitz in Corminboeuf (Fribourg), unseren Kunden weltweit Produkte und Systeme für die industrielle Automation an. Unser Kerngeschäft beinhaltet High-Tech-Sensoren, RFID-Systeme und industrielle Sicherheitstechnik. Das Geschäftsfeld von CONTRINEX ist global ausgerichtet, vielschichtig und umfasst alle Stufen des unternehmerischen Handelns von der Idee bis zum internationalen…

Compact Dual-Mode Photoelectric Sensors Save Space and Cut Cost in Non-Contact Hand-Sanitization Equipment

Automated, non-contact operation has become the norm for hand sanitization, and dispenser manufacturers need robust, affordable sensors to detect the presence of an individual’s hands. Dispensing soap and water traditionally requires two different sensors for accurate delivery, but modern systems use identical sensors for either application, reducing spares inventory and cutting cost. Designers require compact,…

Season’s greetings!

Please note that our HQ office and our Customer Service will be closed from December 24th 2021 to January 3rd 2022. In case of an emergency, please write to Customer.ServiceHQ@contrinex.com or call +41 26 460 46 85. We would like to wish you and your family a happy holiday season and all the very best…

New Contrinex Weld-Immune Brochure – Revolutionary Protection for Long Life

We’re delighted to announce the release of our new Weld-Immune Brochure, featuring the latest addition to the range – our exceptionally rugged Series 600 stainless-steel-bodied weld-immune sensors – which now offers engineers even more options for position- and presence-sensing in the harshest environments. Outstanding protection at exceptional prices Combining Contrinex’s long-established Series 600 sensors with…