Air Extraction and Filtration Machines Introduction Video

Fuchs Umwelttechnik's (Fox Environmental Technology) highly efficient extraction and filtration systems integrate seamlessly into your normal work flow. Each unit is backed by many years of experience and is the product of complete expertise.

Through individual consulting, a comprehensive, mature product portfolio and Fuchs' 25 years of experience in the development of special systems guarantee a suitable solution for almost every suction and filter problem. Use of state-of-the-art CAD technology and Fuchs' own prototype construction ensure that customers receive the solution that matches the application.


How to Detect Burn Through in Welding Applications for Quality Control

In gas metal arc welding applications, there is a problem caused when the weld metal penetrates fully through the base metal.  This condition is known as "burn through" and it normally occurs on thin materials that are less than a quarter of an inch thick.

Fortunately, there is a specialty light sensing system available to detect this condition.  The ILD-1000 infrared detection system from the German manufacturer Pantron Instruments, GmbH is designed specifically for the detection of this burn through condition. It detects the presence or absence of intensive, non-uniform light that typically arises from arc welding and laser welding of metallic pieces.

The ILD system's controller constantly monitors the infrared arc and provides error detection in the case that there is an interruption in that light. The complete system consists of the evaluation device ILD-1000 and the infrared photoelectric sensor model IR-M12VA.

This system was developed and tested in collaboration with leading global suppliers of robotic systems and welding plants. It is already successfully established by several prominent automotive suppliers, rolling bearing and plant manufacturers


Inductive Proximity Switches for Sensing Metal Objects in Extemely HOT or COLD Areas
The German manufacturer, EGE Elektronik, offers special inductive proximity switches for high temperature applications. Focus is on TROPICAL switches which exceed IP 69K with a temperature range up to +120 °C and is optimally suited for corrosive environments.

Even higher temperature switches up to 160 °C are also offered.

EGE's highest temperature resistant sensors can be used in extremely HOT environments up to 250 °C.  These models are available with armored cables and external amplifiers.

On the lower end of the temperature scale are the POLAR switches that thrive in -60 °C.

Large switching distances up to 170 mm and sensors resistant to rolling oils made from PTFE, PP or PEEK are also available for the food industry. Intrinsically safe ex-classified sensors according to ATEX and compact dust-EX and gas-EX sensors complete the product program.

The "demanding environment" sensors offered by EGE are specially designed for harsh environments in which sensors are exposed to high electrical, electromagnetic or mechanical stresses. Stresses are not always included in customary inspection and test methods in the way that they develop in different production environments. Therefore, EGE has developed special test methods that are better suited to the use of sensors in critical applications. This has resulted in sensor designs that are suitable for use in almost any environment.


The Role of Photoelectric Systems in the Car Wash

This video is a recent case study done on-location in Wake Forest, North Carolina at American Pride Car Wash. The video stars Anthony Analetto, President of the Parts Division at Sonny's Enterprises and Pantron's own Wayne Finley, Technical Product Manager. Anthony and Wayne discuss the role of Pantron photoelectric systems in the car wash and introduce Sonny's customers to the IP67-rated quick-disconnect style photo eyes and cables.