Capacitive sensors - Use in hazardous areas

ifm electronic GmbH

Capacitive sensors - Use in hazardous areas by ifm electronic GmbH

Use in hazardous areas

Sensors for hazardous dust areas of categories 3G/3D must withstand extreme requirements. Any risk from sensors must be excluded by special test methods. Selected materials and a special sensor design ensure that prevention of ignition sources is guaranteed even in long-term use. This considerably increases plant safety.
Namur sensors of the categories 1G/1D can be connected to intrinsically safe circuits. The connection to the required ifm switching amplifiers is made via connectors of the ENC ecolink series.

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Address
Friedrichstrasse 1
45128
Essen
Nordrhein-Westfalen
Germany
Business Type
Manufacturer
Export Regions
Worldwide
Certificates
ISO/IEC 27001:2013
ISO 9001 : 2015
Foundation
1969
Management
Michael Marhofer
Stefan von der Bey
Simon Evans
Steffen Fischer
Volker Jahns
Dr. Dirk Kristes
Karls Milz
Thorben Petersen
Thorsten Redder
Stefan Schneider
Ludger Tismer
Employees
7000
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About ifm electronic GmbH

Measuring and controlling - When it comes to pioneering automation technology, ifm electronic gmbh is the ideal partner. Since the foundation of the company in 1969 ifm has shaped industrial automation by continuous new developments in the field of sensors, controllers and systems. Today the family-run business in second generation with about 4,800 employees in 70 countries is among the world-wide industry leaders. ifm combines the internationality and innovative strength of a growing group of companies with the flexibility and close customer contact of a medium-sized company. On this basis, ifm achieved a turnover of € 615 million in 2012.