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Proximity sensor fits in tight spaces

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The Datasensor M18 tubular S15 sensors, with reduced housing length of 40 mm are especially suited to applications where space is limited. The S15 is supplied without the sensitivity adjustment trimmer, eliminating a common source of operator error. This promotes improved reliability, productivity and efficiency.

The S15 series offers all of the main optic functions used in the industrial market, including polarised retroreflex (3,5 m), non-polarised retroreflex (4,5 m), diffuse proximity (10 and 35 cm) and through beam (20 m) models.

IP69K mechanical protection suits these sensors to use in harsh environmental conditions. The S15 has been employed to great effect in wood-working machines, packaging machines, bottling machines and automatic machines for the food industry.

For more information contact Georg Venter, Tectra Automation, +27 (0)11 971 9400, [email protected], www.tectra.co.za



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