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Stainless steel sensors offer ­optimum protection
March 2018, Sensors & Transducers


The new full-metal sensor ranges from ifm are used wherever an application presents particular challenges to the mechanical design. In the food industry, for example, not only rapid changes of temperature but also aggressive media used for daily cleaning stress the housing material. The same applies to applications in machine tools and plants where the sensors are permanently exposed to coolants and lubricants.

In the steel and automotive industries, however, weld spatter is not only a strain on the sensing face but also on the threaded sleeve. In this context the full-metal design with non-stick coating and the robust sensing face are the ideal solution to ensure safe operation.

Moreover, the robust stainless steel design offers optimum protection against abrasive parts in metal cutting and machining. Additionally, the compact and short design permits use in even the smallest spaces.


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