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Unformatted text preview: y – Timber industry – Printing and paper industry – Drinks and beverages industry – Ceramics and brick industry The possibilities of application of proximity sensors in automation technology are so diverse and vast that it is impossible to provide a comprehensive description of these. This book therefore lists a selection of typical examples of possible applications. 18 © Festo Didactic GmbH & Co. KG • FP 1110 1. General notes Detecting objects In applications to detect whether an object is available at a specific position; e.g. for the operation of pneumatic cylinders, electrical drives, grippers, protective guards, winding systems and doors. Fig. 1.6.1: Non-contacting actuation Positioning In workpiece positioning applications, e.g. in machining centres, workpiece transfer slides and pneumatic cylinders. Fig. 1.6.2: Positioning © Festo Didactic GmbH & Co. KG • FP 1110 19 1. General notes Counting Counting application for parts and motion sequences, e.g. conveyor belts, sorting devices. Fig. 1.6.3: Counting items...
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2012 for the course CHEMICAL 102 taught by Professor Jamesrodriguez during the Spring '12 term at Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena.

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