Rugged Inductive Sensor Detects Straight-Ahead Position of Rear-Wheel Steering

A range of Swiss-manufactured, multi-purpose off-road tractors allows the driver to choose between two-wheel or four-wheel steering; when selecting two-wheel steering via the front wheels only, the rear axle is locked in the straight-ahead position. Before the axle is locked, rugged inductive sensors from Contrinex detect the straight-ahead position accurately and reliably, ensuring precise alignment…

Double-Sheet Sensing for Deep-Drawing Press

A German producer of deep-drawn metal parts for the automotive industry uses double-sheet sensing to prevent costly tool damage and downtime. An inductive sensor checks sheet metal as it is presented to the forming press. If it detects that two or more sheets have stuck together, the machine control system rejects the material and prevents…