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Miniature photocell with IO-Link
February 2018, Sensors & Transducers


The powerful new O8 sensor from ifm electronic 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 very long ranges. 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.

IO-Link allows simple setting of the ranges and sensitivity, with the range adjustable 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 pre-set ranges. With their reliability and precision they are much above the average of conventional devices.

For more information contact ifm electronic SA, +27 (0)12 450 0400, info.za@ifm.com, www.ifm.com


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Tel: +27 12 450 0400
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Email: info.za@ifm.com
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