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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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.