How Inductive Sensors Help Vehicle Manufacturers

Sensors continue to make a dynamic impact on the world around us, as they’re used in a variety of ways. For instance, a manufacturer of utility vehicles uses inductive sensing to identify the model of each chassis as it’s received in their local body shop. A utility vehicle is lifted onto the line using pulleys… Read more »


Reduce Setup Times With Inductive Proximity Sensors

To make certain of tool closure, it’s a good idea to utilize inductive proximity sensors. When machinery is operating, you want it to work flawlessly so you don’t have any downtime, mistakes, or problems. Inductive proximity sensors help to ensure a tool-press is completely closed before molding tools are changed. The sensors monitor the machinery… Read more »


How Inductive Sensors Ensure Workpiece Carriers Stay In Position

Inductive sensors check the presence and position of workpiece carriers. In an automotive assembly line, for instance, these sensors prove to be invaluable to the lift and transfer process. When cylinder heads get transferred to another line for mounting on an auto engine, the workpiece gets lifted from one carrier to another– inductive sensors fitted… Read more »


How to Prevent Downtime in Automotive Plants from Broken Parking Brake Cables

Although Locon Sensor Systems works with businesses in an assortment of industries, we often find ourselves working closely with automotive plants or clients with automotive applications. The reason why is simple: the sensors we manufacture and supply thrive in the harsh conditions of an automotive plant. For example, when workers are welding or are coating… Read more »


How Sensor Accessories Will Improve Your System

Locon Sensor Systems helps companies in a wide range of industries integrate sensors that best suit their applications. From businesses that need sensors to perform in the harshest of environments, to projects requiring a custom fit, Locon Sensor Systems can provide your business with nearly any type of solution. In fact, Locon Sensor Systems’ engineering… Read more »


The Benefits of Photoelectric Sensors With Background Suppression

Recently, Locon Sensor Systems introduced an update to our photoelectric sensor offerings – devices with background suppression capabilities. These sensors are designed to provide an increased sensitivity and accuracy of detection, and can really bring a boost to your quality control. Photoelectric sensors have a wide range of applications in a variety of industries, and… Read more »


Are Capacitive Sensors Right For Your Business?

Capacitive sensors have an expansive range of uses in many industrial applications. Versatile and affordable, these sensors are frequently used as a verification step in manufacturing to detect liquid levels in a container or affirm target presence without contact, and might be just the devices you need for your operation. Locon Sensors manufactures its own… Read more »


Inductive Proximity Sensors Are Used In Many Environments

Locon Sensor Systems offers a variety of inductive proximity sensors in several sizes, from 3mm to M30. Featuring cylindrical housings, these popular sensor switches are available in 3-wire DC, PNP and NPN versions, with cables or connectors, while some are also available in 2-wire models (for 20… 265 VAC, or 20… 320 VDC). Inductive proximity… Read more »


Finding Sensors for Harsh Environments

One of the issues that many of our new clients face is finding sensors for their applications that will thrive in what we call “harsh environments.” After all, it’s tough to find anything that will consistently work in extreme temperatures. Locon Sensor Systems designs and distributes sensors that are uniquely built to endure harsh environmental… Read more »


Improve Your Welding System With Weld-Immune Sensors

In the old days, when industrial processes were done by hand, the process was slow, arduous, and prone to human error. These days though, machines are quite sophisticated and able to get jobs done that were previously unthinkable. The reason of course is due to advancements in technology. When objects such as automobiles are assembled… Read more »