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Cylindrical sensors offer strength
2nd Quarter 2018, Other technologies


Leuze cylindrical sensors offer a higher mechanical strength than standard sensors. Engineered for particularly arduous conditions, the 328 series is based on the optical platform of the well-known standard Leuze 318B series, however this new device features a metal sleeve in the housing.

The operational sensors available in the new Leuze cylindrical series, which range from throughbeam photoelectric sensors to retro-reflective photoelectric sensors to light scanners with sensitivity adjustment via teach button, are designed with the option of either a cable or plug connection. An adjustable retro-reflective photoelectric sensor model with a polarisation filter is also available for particularly tricky applications.

With ranges of up to 15 metres (throughbeam photoelectric sensors), 6 metres (retro-reflective photoelectric sensors) and 1 metre (light scanners), the new sensors are ideally suited to a variety of applications for object detection in materials handling and packaging technology.

The cylindrical sensors are especially popular for integration into constricted production facilities as well as into assemblies in transport systems or other machinery. In many production processes and internal transport systems these optical sensors are used for the detection of objects and thereby control processes or partial steps. The highly visible light spot facilitates alignment and two antivalent outputs expand the application options.

For more information contact Gerry Bryant Countapulse Controls, +27 (0)11 615 7556, bryant@countapulse.co.za, www.countapulse.co.za


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