Sensors & Transducers


Photoelectric sensor with IO-Link

June 2017 Sensors & Transducers

The powerful new O8 sensor is an optimum choice for applications where space is at a premium, such as assembly and robotics. It might be small, but the sensor achieves a range of 80 mm independent of colour and finish of the surface to be detected. Moreover, the background suppression is extremely reliable and precise even for the detection of very small, flat or reflective objects. The O8 reliably copes even with constantly changing backgrounds, e.g. on robot arms.

Reliable and efficient thanks to IO-Link

Via IO-Link the ranges can be set to the nearest millimetre. A complex adjustment of the distance from the sensor to the object is not needed. The new sensors are also available with preset ranges and with their reliability and precision, performance is above the average of conventional devices.



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