Photoelectric sensors/light scanners, cubic

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The only thing standard here is the housing shape

The products in this area are characterized by their cubic design. With their various mounting options, they cover a wide range of installation situations. Here, you will find reliable sensors with different operating principles for a variety of detection tasks in a wide range of environmental conditions.

2 series

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So small and yet true professionals

With the various miniature sensors of the 2 series – from scanner to photoelectric sensor – you are fully prepared for a range of different applications. The miniature sensors show their strengths above all in situations with limited installation space, e.g., in the areas of handling technology and robotics.

  • Indicator LEDs with all-round visibility
  • IP 67 protection class
  • Integrated metal attachment sleeves
  • 2 switching outputs (PNP / NPN) in light or dark switching design
  • All standard connection options (M8, M12)
  • Miniature construction for limited mounting spaces
  • Powerful interference suppression

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3 series

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Miniaturized, versatile, user-friendly, robust

The versatile range of models in the 3 series enables use in a variety of applications, such as in packaging technology, handling technology and productronics. In their performance class, these sensors offer the greatest range of features of all competitors and impress with large ranges and improved performance reserves. Refined technologies for spurious and extraneous light suppression and for fast alignment and commissioning round out the advantages.

  • Indicator LEDs with all-round visibility
  • IP 67 protection class
  • Integrated metal attachment sleeves
  • Extensive teach functions
  • Protection against manipulation by means of a lockable button
  • Maximum performance reserve
  • High extraneous light protection through A²LS
  • M8 metal connector

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5 series

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High-performance, compact housing

The 5 series photoelectric sensors, with their compact cubic design, are always the right choice when powerful and robust standard detection is needed, e.g., in conveyor or packaging technology. The integrated M3 metal threaded sleeves and the cable outlet, which is available either pointing downward or to the rear, open many options, particularly in situations with limited installation space. From a technological perspective as well, the 5 series – with a large range, large brightVision® light spot and active A²LS extraneous light suppression – offers everything one expects in a modern photoelectric sensor.

  • Bright yellow/green indicator LEDs
  • IP 67 protection class
  • Integrated metal attachment sleeves with M3 thread
  • 2 antivalent switching outputs
  • Large operating temperature range from -40 to +60 °C.
  • Brightly visible brightVision® light spot
  • High extraneous light protection through A²LS

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8 series

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Versatile, compact, stable

This series offers a range of operating principles in a robust metal housing. With protection ratings of IP67 and IP 69K, the sensors are well suited for a range of industrial applications, e.g., in packaging technology or special-purpose machinery manufacture, particularly in rough conditions. The turning device plug simplifies integration in constrained spaces.

  • Protection classes IP 67 and IP 69K
  • Metal housing with glass optics
  • M12 turning connector
  • Large selection of laser devices
  • Autocollimation principle
  • High extraneous light protection through A²LS
  • Many special functions available in this design

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18 series

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Number one when it comes to the detection of transparent objects.

These retro-reflective photoelectric sensors in metal housing with glass optics were designed specially for detecting PET- and glass bottles, plastic foils as well as flat glass. Intelligent configuration options in combination with precise temperature compensation facilitate stable, long-term operation. The patented tracking process extends the cleaning interval many times over; short response times and minimal jitter ensure reliable control of fast processes.

  • Protection classes IP 67 and IP 69K
  • Metal housing with glass optics
  • Especially designed for the detection of PET, foil, and glass
  • Teach-in via step switch or control line
  • Autocollimation principle
  • Automatic dirt/cleaning compensation (step/peak tracking) increases the interval between cleaning sessions
  • Increased availability through warning output
  • High extraneous light protection through A²LS

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25 series

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Compact, reliable, cost-effective

This series offers a high level of flexibility. All operating principles – from the throughbeam photoelectric sensor to the scanner with background suppression – are optimized for a wide range of different applications in the intralogistics and packaging technology industries. Protection ratings IP 67 and IP 66 as well as the active suppression of extraneous light enable use in a wide range of industrial sectors. A number of different options, such as activation input or warning output, facilitate a high level of process reliability and, thus, system availability.

  • Indicator LEDs with all-round visibility
  • High performance reserves
  • Category 2 sensors
  • Large ranges
  • Increased availability through warning output and activation input
  • Protection classes IP 66 and IP 67K
  • Robust, compact housing
  • Large operating temperature range from -40 to +60 °C.
  • Brightly visible brightVision® light spot
  • High extraneous light protection through A²LS

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28 series

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Small but tough

The 28 series sensors are reliable, powerful photoelectric sensors that are predestined for many standard detection tasks in materials handling, packaging technology and machines for special applications. They offer large ranges and numerous technical highlights, such as the highly visible brightVision® light spot for simple alignment or the front- and plug-side M18 mounting option, at an absolutely convincing, economical price.

Moreover, the fiber-reinforced, cubic plastic housing with IP67 rating and the A²LS active suppression of extraneous light facilitate especially robust detection, even in rough industrial environments.

  • Bright yellow/green indicator LEDs
  • IP 67 protection class
  • 2 antivalent switching outputs
  • Large operating temperature range from -40 to +60 °C.
  • Brightly visible brightVision® light spot
  • High extraneous light protection through A²LS
  • Universal front- and plug-side M18 hole mounting
  • Simple through-hole mounting with housing-side anti-rotation protection for mounting nuts

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46 series

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Reliable, high-performance, cost-effective

With high performance reserves and large ranges, these sensors with plastic housing are ideal for use in conveyor and storage systems, in the wood-processing industry and in special-purpose machinery manufacture. The extended series of sensors, with large lenses, protection ratings IP 67 and IP 69K, and the patented autocontrol performance reserve warning, opens many application fields.

  • High performance reserves
  • Large ranges
  • Models with IO-Link interface for configuration and quick format change via control unit
  • Increased availability through warning output
  • Protection classes IP 67 and IP 69K and Ecolab
  • Very robust plastic housing
  • Large operating temperature range from -40 to +60 °C.
  • Brightly visible brightVision® light spot
  • High extraneous light protection through A²LS

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53 series

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Without compromise in hygienic applications

Theses sensors were specially designed for sensitive hygiene applications, e.g., in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industries. Their housing is consistently designed for preventing bacterial carry-overs. The smooth housing contours without attachment holes greatly reduce all types of deposits. The unique fastening concept, which consists of a mounting trunnion with 12 mm diameter and G6 fit, ensures a gas-tight connection between sensor and machine.

  • TPV seal (chemically resistant against cleaning agents), smooth, disinfectable and non-diffusive
  • Stainless-steel housing in V4A (AISI 316L) HYGIENE design
  • ECOLAB and CleanProof+ tested
  • Gas-tight housing technology prevents bacterial carry-overs
  • Lens cover in PMMA+ with special coating, stable for H2O2 and wipe-down cleaning with 70% alcohol
  • Electrochemical device labeling: long-term stability and disinfectable
  • Fastening in V4A (AISI 316L) for gas-tight adaptation (diameter 12 mm, fit G6)

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55 series

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Absolute reliability in wet applications

This stainless steel sensor series show their strength particularly in the wet areas of your production line. With the innovative WASH-DOWN design, it is possible to thoroughly clean the entire system with all common cleaning agents and processes. The impermeable and chemically resistant materials and the absolutely gapless design prevent bacterial carry-overs and ensure the long-lasting functionality of the systems.

  • TPV seal (chemically resistant against cleaning agents), smooth, disinfectable and non-diffusive
  • Stainless-steel housing in V4A (AISI 316L) WASH-DOWN design
  • ECOLAB and CleanProof+ tested
  • Gas-tight housing technology prevents bacterial carry-overs
  • Lens cover in PMMA+ with special coating, stable for H2O2 and wipe-down cleaning with 70% alcohol
  • Electrochemical device labeling: long-term stability and disinfectable
  • Fastening in V4A (AISI 316L), prepared for M4 thread
  • Connector / cable: V4A / PVC disinfectable and non-diffusive

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93 series

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The clever bend in the optics

The unique feature of this series is the V-shaped optical system, which ensures extremely powerful object detection and reliable background suppression. Particularly for applications in which glossy or transparent objects are detected and/or glossy backgrounds must be reliably suppressed through scanning, this series in a metal housing delivers optimized solutions.

  • Scanner with foreground and background suppression through V-shaped optics
  • Infrared light
  • Very good detection of dark objects
  • Reliable scanning detection of transparent and highly reflective objects

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95 series

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Metal housing paired with glass optics

Throughbeam photoelectric sensor, retro-reflective photoelectric sensor and light scanner in robust metal housing with glass optics.

  • Protection classes IP 67 and IP 69K
  • Sensitivity adjustment via multiturn potentiometer
  • Metal housing with glass optics
  • Models for the detection of PET, foil, and glass
  • Increased availability through warning output and activation input
  • High extraneous light protection through A²LS

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96 series

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The universal genius for large ranges

Regardless of operating principle, regardless of whether metal or plastic housing, regardless of whether DC or AC supply – the sensors of this series are all-rounders. With their large optical surface, IP 67 or IP69K safety class and optional optics heating, they convince through reliable detection with a high performance reserve and large ranges under rough environmental conditions.

  • Models in robust metal housing with glass optics
  • IP67 and IP69K protection classes
  • AC-DC versions (20-230V) with relay output
  • Large ranges and performance reserves
  • Models with optics heating
  • Laser scanner with high range

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