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Craig Brockman

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Craig Brockman, MBA, can be reached at Rockwell Automation, Chelmsford, MA; 978-446-3286.

Making Proximity Sensors Work in Harsh Environments   June 20, 2008
By: Craig Brockman

Proximity sensors play a major role in the automotive industry because they're used extensively to position components accurately for welding and assembly. This is true of other forms of discrete manufacturing. So it behooves sensor vendors to design devices that can withstand the harshest...more >>

Enhancing Proximity Sensor Performance   June 17, 2008
By: Craig Brockman

The harsh conditions that typify welding environments in automotive assembly lines play havoc with inductive proximity sensors, drastically reducing their operational life. To reduce replacement and maintenance costs, automotive manufacturers demanded more rugged sensing devices. Sensor providers...more >>

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