Contrinex produces a wide range of sensing equipment, including virtually all conventional standardized inductive and photoelectric sensors.

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Contrinex Capacitive Sensors

Capacitive Sensors

Robust and extremely versatile, Contrinex capacitive sensors detect position or presence of conductive and non-conductive materials, including liquids, pastes and bulk solids. Capacitive technology permits detection of targets through thin non-metallic barriers, ideal for controlling packaging and filling processes. Capacitive sensors generate electrostatic fields that change as a target approaches. The target material increases the sensor capacitance, triggering an internal oscillator at the pre-set sensing distance. Resin-encased with plastic or metal housings, capacitive sensors resist impact, vibration and contamination, allowing contact or non-contact sensing.

New Features

  • Reliable level control of sticky and viscous materials
  • Sensors with hygienic, FDA-compliant, PTFE housings

Capacitive Sensor Highlights

  • Detection of virtually alltarget materials
  • Easy adjustment with potentiometer and LED
  • Detection through non-metallic pipes and containers
  • Sensors for use in harsh chemical environments

Capacitive Basic

Contrinex Basic range capacitive sensors deliver not only a reliable solution for all kinds of level sensing tasks but also for object detection and positioning of virtually all materials. All capacitive sensors from Contrinex come with a potentiometer to ensure an easy setup. They are available in cylindrical housings sized from M12 to M30 and cubic forms with sensing distances of up to 70mm.

  • Detection of virtually all materials
  • High temperature stability
  • Easy setup with potentiometer adjustment
Capacitive High Performance

Capacitive High Performance

Contrinex High Performance capacitive sensors deliver a solution even for the most difficult sensing tasks. All models come with an extended medium optimized operating distance for an improved switching behavior.

  • Long operating distances
  • Medium optimized operating distance for reliable detection of different materials
  • Special model for viscous and sticky materials
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Contrinex Applications

Filling Machines

Filling machines are widespread in many industries, including solids handling, chemical, food, beverage and pharmaceutical, often operating continuously around the clock. Industrial sensors detect containers, lids, labels and caps, measure fill levels and more, and play a vital role in keeping automated filling equipment running reliably, accurately and with minimal downtime.

Machine Tools

Machine tools impose harsh operating conditions on the sensors needed to control cutting, forming and joining processes that run continuously in many metalworking factories. Common hazards include cutting fluid, cooling sprays, swarf particles and electromagnetic interference, making sensor selection particularly difficult where world-class performance is essential.

Packaging Machines

On the journey from manufacturer to consumer, packaging protects all types of product, including foods, pharmaceuticals, white goods and cosmetics. Although packaging helps bring competitive products to target markets in the best possible condition, costs are often significant, and automation helps minimize the impact.

Special Purpose Machines

Special-purpose machines exploit the versatility and convenience of sensor technology for tasks that range from simple position sensing to complex feature detection and identification, in applications as diverse as electronic assembly and plastic molding. Sensor adaptability is also crucial to the economics of one-off and customized machine production.

Textile Machines

Machinery manufacturers supplying the textile, leather and clothing industries rely on sensors for efficiency, reliability and precision. World-class accuracy is essential for production of technical textiles and for making the carbon or chemical fibers used in modern, innovative products, often in highly automated factories.

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Catalogs & Videos

2014 Contrinex Sensor Catalog

Contrinex RFID Catalog