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Save money and get the right sensor the first time. Whether you need a through-beam photoelectric, a proximity sensor to detect ferrous metals, ultrasonic sensor for glass bottles, or a harsh duty pressure sensor, we can help you. Our technical knowledge along with our partnerships with the top suppliers such as Altech, Carlo Gavazzi, Omron, Pepperl+Fuchs, Phoenix Contact and Turck guarantee you that we can get you the sensor you need.


Proximity Sensors

Conveyor systems, automatic faucets, and parking systems all use proximity sensors. These sensors detect the presence of nearby objects without physical contact. These sensors use electromagnetic fields, light, and sound. There are many types of proximity sensors such as inductive, and capacitive and each does a different job and are suited to different environments. These sensors have a long life because of the absence of mechanical parts. To pick out the right proximity sensor for your application, just ask your CBC rep.

Altech Proximity Sensor Selection

Omron E2E Next Proximity Sensors Brochure

Carlo Gavazzi Overview Flyer

Turck Complete Portfolio of Ultrasonic Sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs Active Shielding

Omron EWEW Series Welding Proximity Sensor

Turck M08 Series Inductive Sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs VariKont with Active Shielding Technology

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Photoelectric Sensors

Photoelectric sensors, often called photo-eyes, are non-contact sensors that emit an infrared or visible light to detect the presence or absence of an object. They are the top selling sensor type at CBC. There are three major types: retroreflective, diffused, and thru-beam. If you need a sensor to measure distance, count parts, verify colors or even look for special marks, this is your sensor. Since there are so many types of photoelectric sensors, let Carlton-Bates help you with your selection.

Pepperl+Fuchs R300 Series Photoelectric Sensors

Omron E3AS-F Distance-Settable Photoelectric Sensor Datasheet

Carlo Gavazzi Elevators and Lifts Solutions

Omron E3AS-HS Series CMOS Photoelectric Sensor Datasheet

Pepperl+Fuchs Smart Runner

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Cordsets & Fiber Optic Cable

CBC has a complete range of cordsets and fiber optic cable from top suppliers. With a cordset, once you decide if you need a M8 or M12, you still need to choose cable sheathing and length. Selecting the right sheathings such as PVC, PUR, PUR Automotive and POC makes all the difference in running your automation application. You also have to consider the connection type. Let CBC make your selection uncomplicated. With over 60 years under our belt, we know cordsets and fiber optic cable.

Phoenix Contact North American Cordsets Fact Sheet

Turck M12 Eurofast Cordsets & Receptacles

Altech Sensor Cables and Connectors

Carlo Gavazzi Building Automation Solutions

Pepperl+Fuchs Weld-Environment Sensor Cables for Weld Cell Applications

Phoenix Contact Flex Fated Cordsets – Quick Guide

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Sensor Accessories

Now that you’ve bought your sensor, don’t forget to buy the accessories needed to make the sensor work. Brackets, reflectors, connectors, and blocks – you can find them at CBC. We have a huge selection of sensor accessories from top suppliers, such as Altech, Carlo Gavazzi, Omron, Phoenix Contact, Pepperl+Fuchs, and Turck.

Omron E39-L/F39-L/E39-S/E39-R Mounting Brackets

Turck Innovative Custom Solutions

Altech Sensors and Actuator Cables and Connectors

Carlo Gavazzi Overview Brochure

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