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IMB Inductive Sensor Offers More Durable Solution for Harsh Environments

SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification solutions for factory, logistics, and process automation, today announced the launch of the IMB inductive sensor, a high-performance inductive sensor for harsh environments.  

With an IP 69K-rated stainless steel housing, extended temperature range of -40…+100 ⁰C, and improved shock and vibration resistance up to 50g, the IMB offers high reliability and a long life expectancy in harsh working conditions such as outdoor applications and machine tooling. The durability of the IMB inductive sensor saves costs and time by reducing the risk of machine downtime.

The IMB inductive sensor also features highly precise sensing ranges thanks to SICK’s latest ASIC technology. Additional features include self-locking nuts, a visual installation aid, and IO-Link communication that ensure easy and fast installation. For more information about the IMB inductive sensor visit http://www.sick.com/us/en-us/home/products/product_news/industrial_sensors/Pages/imb.aspx

About SICK

SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With more than 1000 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations.

The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the logistics, automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, and material handling markets. SICK AG was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.

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