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<p>Find and buy proximity sensors from verified suppliers on IndustrySearch, Australia&rsquo;s industrial equipment market place. Proximity sensors detect the presence of nearby objects without any physical contact.</p> <p>Things to consider when buying a proximity sensor:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Operating distance/sensing range</strong> - consider the nominal range/maximum operating distance and the reset distance.</li> <li><strong>Standard detectable object</strong> - This tells the specified shape, size, and material which is used as the standard to check the performance of the Proximity Sensor. Detection distance of the&nbsp; sensors may differ according to the shape and material of an object.&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>Device technology/type</strong> - Examples are:&nbsp;<ul> <li><strong><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitive_sensing">Capacitive</a></strong> - suitable for plastic targets</li> <li><strong><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inductive_sensor">Inductive</a></strong> - Always require metallic targets</li> <li><strong><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hall_effect_sensor">Hall effect</a></strong> - used for proximity switching, positioning, speed detection, and current sensing applications.</li> <li><strong><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photoelectric_sensor">Photoelectric</a></strong>- Suitable for plastic targets and are largely used in industrial manufacturing. They are through-beam, retro-reflective, and diffused.&nbsp;</li> <li><strong><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultrasonic_transducer">Ultrasonic</a> technologies</strong> - target translucence or reflectivity do not affect these types of sensors as opposed to photoelectric sensors.</li> </ul></li> <li><strong>Electrical requirements</strong> - Consider AC/DC power input, voltage, current, frequency, resistance, switch type (normally open or normally closed), interface (series or parallel)</li> <li><strong>Device housing material and shape</strong> - Standard casings include stainless steel, nickel-plated, crastin, rhyton and polyamide. Shapes are cylindrical, rectangular, ring or slot type.</li> </ul> <p><br /> Contact vendors for a free quote or expert advice on proximity sensors. Delivery available Australia wide.</p>