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.