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Precision Pneumatic Cylinder Sensing

When referring to pneumatic cylinders, we are seeing a need for reduced cylinder and sensor sizes. This is becoming a requirement in many medical, semiconductor, packaging, and machine tool applications due to space constraints and where low mass is needed … Continue reading

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Sensor Technology Drivers in Semiconductor Manufacturing

As in many industries, the degree of automation in semiconductor manufacturing is increasing.  The reasons for this are the same as in any industry striving to automate: increase throughput, reduce labor, and improve quality. However, semiconductor manufacturing presents some unique … Continue reading

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Industrial Sensing Fundamentals – Back to the Basics: NPN vs PNP

Written by: Andrew Bollinger What’s the difference and why should anyone care? If you’re confused by the terms PNP and NPN, then hopefully this post will shed some light on the differences between the two.  In the context of this … Continue reading

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