Proximity Sensors

Proximity sensors are designed to detect the presence and proximity of an object in range without any physical contact, using sound, light, infrared or electromagnetic fields instead. You can learn more in our complete guide to proximity sensors.


Types of Proximity Sensor

  • Inductive -  An inductive sensor provides non-contact detection of metallic objects. Some sensors can target both ferrous and non-ferrous metals, while others specialise in sensing only one type

 

  • Ultrasonic -  Ultrasonic sensors work by emitting a short burst of ultrasonic sound at a specific frequency towards the target. When the target reflects the sound back to the sensor, the sensor measures the time it takes for the echo to return. The sensor will use the time it takes the soundwave to travel back to calculate the distance between the sensor and the object.

 

  • Capacitive - Capacitive sensors can detect metallic and non-metallic materials. They can detect and measure materials that are conductive or have a greater dielectric constant than air using an electrical field

 

  • Infrared - Infrared sensors measure light with a wavelength in the IR spectrum (>700nm). They are not good at detecting visible light. IR sensors can recognise light from either external or built-in light sources.




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RS Stock No. 437-0757
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 08P17A1/S35L
BrandBaumer
€56.70
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Barrel Inductive M8 x 1 PNP 2 mm M8 - 3 Pin - 10 → 30 V dc - 46mm - 8mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 103-8481
Mfr. Part No.11148770
BrandBaumer
€63.40
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Barrel Inductive M8 x 1 PNP 6 mm M8 - 3 Pin - 6 → 36 V dc - 46mm - 8mm - 36V
RS Stock No. 338-9930
Mfr. Part No.UNDK 30U6103/S14
BrandBaumer
€415.00
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Block Ultrasonic - Analogue 100 → 1000 mm M12 - 4 Pin - 15 → 30 V dc - 65mm - 30mm 31.1mm 30V
RS Stock No. 338-9924
Mfr. Part No.UNAM 30I6103/S14
BrandBaumer
€452.70
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Barrel Ultrasonic M30 x 1.5 Analogue 100 → 1000 mm M12 - 4 Pin - 15 → 30 V dc - 81mm - 30mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 437-0729
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 06P17A1/S35L
BrandBaumer
€55.80
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Barrel Inductive - PNP 2 mm M8 - 3 Pin - 10 → 30 V dc - 46mm - 6.5mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 703-3704
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 08X9503
BrandBaumer
€64.30
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Barrel Inductive M8 x 1 NAMUR 1.5 mm Cable - 5 → 30 V dc - 25mm - 8mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 498-1751
Mfr. Part No.IFFM 08P 1701 O1L
BrandBaumer
€59.20
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Block - - PNP 2 mm Wire Lead - 10 → 30 V dc - 38.5mm - 8mm 8mm 30V
RS Stock No. 181-1817
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 12P1701/S14L
BrandBaumer
€46.40
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Barrel Inductive M12 x 1 PNP 4 mm M12 - 4 Pin - 10 → 30 V dc - 50mm - 12mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 498-1672
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 08P 17A3 S35L
BrandBaumer
€50.90
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Barrel Inductive M8 x 1 PNP 2 mm M8 - 3 Pin - 10 → 30 V dc - 36mm - 8mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 763-8312
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 18X9103
BrandBaumer
€63.40
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Barrel Inductive M18 x 1 NAMUR 8 mm Cable - 5 → 30 V dc - 38mm - 18mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 180-7363
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 12P1702/L
BrandBaumer
€56.70
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Barrel Inductive M12 x 1 PNP 4 mm Cable - 10 → 30 V dc - 40mm - 12mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 437-0713
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 06P17A5/S35L
BrandBaumer
€60.60
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Barrel Inductive - PNP 2 mm M8 - 3 Pin - 10 → 30 V dc - 28mm - 6.5mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 768-5737
Mfr. Part No.CFDK 25G1125/KS35LN6
BrandBaumer
€115.30
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Block Capacitive - PNP 15 mm M8 - 3 Pin - 10 → 30 V dc - 52.4mm - 25mm 6mm 30V
RS Stock No. 437-0690
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 06P1713/L
BrandBaumer
€69.90
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Barrel Inductive - PNP 2 mm Cable - 10 → 30 V dc - 22mm - 6.5mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 498-1644
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 06P 17A3 S35L
BrandBaumer
€50.00
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Barrel - - PNP 2 mm M8 Connector - 10 → 30 V dc - 36mm - - - 30V
RS Stock No. 103-8477
Mfr. Part No.11148717
BrandBaumer
€63.40
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Barrel Inductive - PNP 6 mm M8 - 3 Pin - 6 → 36 V dc - 46mm - 6.5mm - 36V
RS Stock No. 437-0741
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 08P17A5/S35L
BrandBaumer
€61.40
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Barrel Inductive M8 x 1 PNP 2 mm M8 - 3 Pin - 10 → 30 V dc - 28mm - 8mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 703-3707
Mfr. Part No.IFRM 12X9503
BrandBaumer
€41.60
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Barrel Inductive M12 x 1 NAMUR 2 mm Cable - 5 → 30 V dc - 30mm - 12mm - 30V
RS Stock No. 768-5721
Mfr. Part No.CFDK 25G1125/LN4
BrandBaumer
€105.90
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Block Capacitive - PNP 8 mm Cable - 10 → 30 V dc - 52.4mm - 25mm 6mm 30V
RS Stock No. 446-0197
Mfr. Part No.CFAM 30P 1600 S14
BrandBaumer
€155.70
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Barrel - M30 x 1.5 PNP 4 → 15 mm M12 Connector - 10 → 30 V dc - 82mm - - - 30V