Object detection in materials handling

November 13th, 2013, Published in Articles: Vector

Countapulse Controls reports that the new Leuze cylindrical sensors offer a higher mechanical strength than the standard sensors. Engineered for particularly arduous conditions, the Leuze 328 series sensor is based on the optical platform of the well-known standard 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 to15 m (throughbeam photoelectric sensors), 6 m (retro-reflective photoelectric sensors) and 1 m (light scanners), the new cylindrical sensors are ideally suited to a variety of applications for object detection in materials handling and packaging technology.

Contact Gerry Bryant, Countapulse Controls, Tel 011 615-7556, bryant@countapulse.co.za

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