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How Do Proximity Switches Work?

Proximity switches open or close an electrical circuit when they make contact with or come within a certain distance of an object. Proximity switches are most commonly used in manufacturing equipment, robotics, and security systems. There are 4 basic types of proximity switches: infrared, acoustic, capacitive, and inductive. Infrared Switches These work by sending out Read the full article…