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Omron Electronic Components

Omron is a globally recognized designer and manufacturer of industrial automation control systems and equipment, electronic components, automotive electronics, healthcare products and public transportation equipment serving many industries. Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, Omron has dozens of facilities in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

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Company Info

P: 847-882-2288
F: 847-882-2192
55 Commerce Dr.
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Omron Electronic Components Entries

  • ►  Sensors • Safety Sensors 

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    Used to detect arms, fingers and human bodies entering the operating area of dangerous machinery to prevent human injuries.

    Omron safety sensors detect fingers, arms, or human bodies intruding into hazardous areas. Products include safety light curtains, short range safety light curtains, safety light curtain/multi-beam sensor, single-beam safety sensors, and single-beam safety sensors for long distance detection.

  • ►  Sensors • Pressure Sensors 

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    Measure, monitor and control pressure, typically of gases or liquids and also act as a transducer,

    Omron is a supplier of pressure sensors, including digital, slim and slim digital types. The E8F2 model features an easy to read LED display that controls the pressure of air presses. The E8AA model features stainless steel construction and silicone materials for gases and liquid applications. The E8CB/E8CC sensors feature a built in microcomputer and digital display. The E8EB models are available in 0 to 100 kPa and 0 to 1MPa.

  • ►  Sensors • Magnetic Sensors 

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    Types include magnetic proximity sensors, speed sensors, rotary position sensors, limit sensors, direction sensors and more.

    The GLS magnetic proximity sensor is available from Omron. With a permanent magnet used to operate the reed switch, the sensor is ideal for detecting opening and closing doors. The GLS has a 15 mm sensing distance, ambient temperature range from -20 to +60 degrees Celsius, and ambient humidity range of 35% to 85% (with no condensation).

  • ►  Sensors • Flow Sensors 

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    Used to detect the rate of fluid flow. Flow sensors are used in flow meters and loggers to measure the flow of fluids.

    Omron Corporation specializes in mass flow sensors with a variety of flow ranges, connections, and output signals. The sensors, which are designed either for air or LNG, are capable of flow ranges from 0 to 1 l/min on the low end, to 0 to 10 m/sec on the high end, with bamboo connect, Rc1/4 screws, or Φ5. Output signals are usually analog 1-5V DC, but also come in 0.5-2.5V DC. In total, 17 different models are offered.

  • ►  Sensors • Proximity Sensors 

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    Used to detect the presence of nearby objects without making any physical contact by emitting an electromagnetic or electrostatic field to detect objects.

    Omron Industrial Automation provides cylindrical, rectangular, separate amplifier, and capacitive proximity sensor types. The cylindrical sensors use high-frequency oscillation and resist heat, chemicals, and water better than rectangular sensors. The company distributes six capacitive sensor types, which are used to detect non-metal objects such as liquids and plastics.

  • ►  Sensors • Vibration Sensors 

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    Used to detect and measure vibrations as well as tilt, shock, and acceleration for a wide array of applications.

    Omron Electronic Components manufactures compact, mechanical vibration sensors that are self-resetting, and feature output capacity from 0.1mA at 5VDC to 100mA at 30VDC. The sensors also feature quick-connect terminals.

  • ►  Sensors • MEMs Sensors 

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    Used as pressure sensors for micro scale applications in a wide array of industries.

    Omron Electronics Components manufactures MEMS flow sensors that are used with most medical, inert welding and combustion gases. Types of MEMS sensors include: gas mass flow sensors, mass flow sensors with dust segregation system, and gas velocity/clogged filter sensors. The sensors feature mass flow rates from 1 LPM to 50 LPM.

  • ►  Sensors • Ultrasonic Sensors 

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    Used to generate high frequency sound waves to calculate the time interval between sending and receiving the signal to determine distance to an object.

    Omron Industrial Automation features ultrasonic sensors to enable stable detection of transparent objects, such as films, glass bottles, plastic bottles, and plate glass, using through-beam or reflective sensors. The E4C-UDA digital amplifier ultrasonic sensor handles targets of all types, colors, and patterns, with a total measurement range from 50 mm to 1,000 mm and response speed range from 30 ms to 125 ms. The E4B uses an ultrasonic beam (<8 degrees) to detect objects as small as 2 cm x 2 cm at a distance from 5 cm to 1 m, while the E4C is a column-shaped sensor that comes in either through-beam or reflective sensing methods. The final ultrasonic sensor is the E4A-3K unit that has an adjustable sensing distance of 0.3 to 3 m; its operate time is 0.25 s and its release time is 0.5 s.

  • ►  Switches • Relays • Solid State Relays 

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    Solid State Relays are used to control DC motors, AC motors and solenoids in industrial applications and have no moving parts, making them less likely to wear out from extended use.

    Omron manufactures and develops non-contact solid state relays for heater control and three-phase motors. The heater control products enable temperature control for reflow ovens, molding machines and sintering ovens. The three-phase motor solid state relays are utilized with conveyor belts.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Machine Vision • Machine Vision Systems 

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    Omron's line of vision sensor products and machine vision systems is comprised of nine product series. Products include multi-task processing systems for sensing performance applications, vision sensors software, LED lighting systems, smart sensors, and more.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Machine Vision • Machine Vision Sensors 

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    Manufacturer of vision sensors that analyze images to perform appearance inspections, character inspections, positioning, and defect inspections. Available in six different series to fit the needs of many applications.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Computer Automation • Industrial Computers • Industrial Computer 

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    Omron manufactures a wide variety of rugged industrial panel PCs includeing the NSA series featuring a fanless design, 2GB DOM hard drive, 2 serial ports, 2 PCI slots, Windows based operating system and 2 USB ports,. Other products include rugged industrial panel PCs in 12" and 15" screen sizes.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Computer Automation • Programmable Controllers 

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    Programmable Controllers

    Omron's programmable controllers include those that are for small-scale equipment up to handing entire production lines. Their units feature analog I/O, temperature sensor inputs, motion control capabilities, high performance, and high speed.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Instrumentation • Pressure Sensors, Transducers & Measurement Equipment 

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    Pressure Sensors, Transducers & Measurement Equipment

    Omron makes pressure sensors made for confirming suction, managing source pressures, leak testing, and to verify mounting as well as differential pressure flow. Their sensors include slim digital models, LED displays, and built in microcomputers.

  • ►  Switches • Rotary Switches 

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    An electromechanical switch that is commonly used on devices which have two or more different modes of operations.

    Omron Electronic Components manufactures and distributes rotary DIP switches and rotary SMT switches that feature terminal pitches of 2.54 mm. All the switches have either flat, shaft, wheel or corn actuators.

  • ►  Switches • DIP Switches 

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    DIP switches are manual electric switches packaged in a group of standard dual in-line package (DIP). These switches are used on printed circuit boards.

    Omron Electronic Components manufactures and supplies through-hole and SMT Dip switches in standard of half pitch designs. The switches are available as piano DIP, top actuated or rotary DIP models - with BCD of hexadecimal outputs. Some of the switches feature a low profile of 1.55mm, or a low profile of 5mm with 2.54mm terminal pitch.

  • ►  Switches • Limit Switches 

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    A limit switch is an electro-mechanical device that consists of an actuator mechanically linked to a set of contacts.

    Omron Electronics LLC manufactures a line of limit switches, including general purpose vertical, general purpose horizontal, high-precision, touch, and multi-pole. The various limit switches are resistant to head, cold, and corrosion. The company also produces limit switch connectors and on-site flexible rod switches.

  • ►  Switches • Safety Switches • Emergency Stop Switches 

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    Emergency stop switches have a variety of applications in situations were potentially dangers must be prevented by quickly ending certain operations.

    Omron Industrial Automation manufactures two emergency stop switch models that feature rated voltages of 24 VAC to 440 VAC, or 30 VDC. The switches feature a direct opening mechanism to open the circuit when the contact welds, and three contacts built into a single block.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Machine Safety 

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    Machine safety products including emergency shut off switches, remote control systems, slip free surfaces, and hazard sensors.

    Omron Scientific Technologies offers machine safety products including relays, switches, controllers, edges, bumpers, mats, and light curtains such as explosion-proof light curtains, resource modules, and more.

  • ►  Switches • Relays • Hermetically Sealed Relays 

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    Omron Electronic Components offers general purpose relays that feature hermetically sealed construction. The relays perform in adverse atmospheres that contain harmful gas, moisture, and powdery dust.

  • ►  Switches • Slide Switches 

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    Slide switches are electrical switches that operate with a slide mechanism usually parallel with the bottom of the switch base.

    Omron Electronic Components offers A9S miniature slide switches. Switches feature gold-plated clip contacts and cleaning mechanisms, sealing to prevent flux entry, and a rating IP64 (IEC-60529). Ambient operating temperature ranges from -20 to 80°C, and the operating force ranges from 0.39 to 392 N. A9S switches have a dialectic strength of 500 VAC for 1 minute between terminals.

  • ►  Switches • Relays 

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    Relays are electrically operated switches utilizing electromagnets to operated a mechanical switch.

    Omron Electronic Components offers: solid state, power control, and general purpose relays. G3PE (three-phase) are solid state, compact relays that work in heating applications. Features include: screw/DIN track mounting types, built-in heat sinks, a 3-phase output, slim design, surge pass protection, etc. G32A-EA power control relays feature a built-in isolation transformer, a streamlined design, and three types of input methods: DC signals 4-20 mA, internal adjuster, and external adjuster. G7Z general purpose relays use 4-pole parallel connections to apply up to 160 A, or they can continuously apply 40 A at 440 VAC. Other features include: a compact size, a safety function with mirror contacts, low power consumption and noise, etc.

  • ►  Switches • Limit Switches • Plunger Limit Switches 

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    Omron Electronics Components engineers a number of limit switch types including general purpose vertical, general purpose horizontal, high precision, touch, and multi-pole. The general purpose switches can be small sealed, enclosed, miniature, or two circuit. The touch switches provide high contact reliability for microloads, while the high precision switches can detect micron displacements. The multi-pole switches have mechanical durability of 5 million operations and are used in sequence control of machine tools and transfer machines.

  • ►  Sensors • Proximity Sensors • Magnetic Proximity Sensors 

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    Omron Electronic Components manufactures magnetic proximity sensors designed for detecting opening and closing of doors. Sensor specifications include: sensing distance of 15 mm, SPST-NO contact circuit, maximum operating voltage of 100 VDC, and response frequency of 20 Hz maximum.

  • ►  Sensors • Proximity Sensors • Capacitive Proximity Sensors 

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    Omron Electronic Components' capacitive proximity sensors types include long distance with adjustable sensitivity, general purpose threaded cylindrical, flat with thickness of 10 mm, liquid level, chemical-resistant with sensitivity adjuster, and long sensing-distance for mounting on robot hands.

  • ►  Sensors • Fiber Optic Sensors 

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    Fiber optic sensors utilize optical fibers either as sensing elements, or as a way of relaying signals from remote sensors to signal processors.

    Omron Electronic Components offers E32 Series fiber optic sensors in the following configurations: threaded, cylindrical, flat, sleeve, high-power beam, retro-reflective, chemical-resistant, oil-resistant, heat-resistant, etc. Applications include: detection of transparent LCD substrates, sensing of minute components, detection of minute chips, detection of chip discharge, pin counting, etc.

  • ►  Motion Control • Feedback Devices • Encoders • Rotary Encoders 

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    Omron Electronic Components offers peripheral, incremental, direct discrimination, and absolute rotary encoders for a wide range of applications, including: vehicles, amusement machines, medical equipment, aviation systems, railroad systems, electrical interference, etc. E69 peripheral encoders have allowable torques ranging from 0.8 to 1.6 N-m, torsion rigidity ratings ranging from 7 to 28 Nm/rad, and resolution ratings exceeding 3,600 PPR. These encoders are constructed from resin and aluminum materials.