IO-Link contrast sensors
The DK12-11-IO series contrast sensors detect differences in two colors of media with a three-color light source.
DK12-11-IO series contrast sensors reliably detect differences in two colors of media, with a powerful three-color light source that solves even the most difficult contrast applications. These sensors are IO-Link compatible enabling them to provide enhanced configuration options, visibility of the sensor’s color evaluation and a deeper level of control than is attainable with conventional contrast sensors. DK12-11-IO with IO-Link offers more setup options than conventional contrast sensors, including customizable and highly visible diagnostic LEDs, the ability to invert the output state and disable the adjustment potentiometer for tamperproof requirements, and logging the output.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey