SICK USA Blog, February 13, 2018 – INOX (from French word “inoxydable”), also known as stainless steel, is defined as a steel alloy with a minimum of 11% chromium content. Stainless steel does not corrode, or rust as easily as ordinary steel. SICK offers many presence detection sensors that are predominantly INOX/stainless steel. Choosing the correct sensor depends on your needs in a specific application. Those needs fall into five categories. Take a look at the table and explanations below to see where your application fits. To continue reading the article, click here.