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Laser sensor for challenging measurement applications

June 2014 Sensors & Transducers

Banner Engineering has introduced the new LE550 laser measurement sensor. Designed with linear array technology, the non-contact LE550 provides high repeatability and accurate measurement for challenging targets ranging from shiny metal to black rubber.

Featuring ready to use operation, the LE550 is an ideal detection solution for diverse measurement applications, including roll diameter, loop control, thickness measurement and positioning.

An intuitive display makes adjustments and menu navigation simple. The visible red, Class 2 laser beam and small spot size ensure quick setup and alignment. The LE550 is also available with an optional metal, rotatable connector and multiple mounting bracket options, allowing operators to save time and money while accommodating flexible application requirements.

The LE550’s linear array imager enables use on a wider variety of materials, reflective surfaces and colours. With exceptional resolution across its wide 100 to 1000 mm operating range, the LE550 enables customers to reduce and detect errors, while streamlining automated inspections.

For optimal use in demanding environments, the LE550 is enclosed in a ruggedised zinc housing that includes a polycarbonate lens cover rated to IP67. All models meet Military Standard 202 G requirements method 201A, in addition to IEC 60947-5-2, to withstand applications subject to vibration or shock.

For more information contact Rodney Topham, RET Automation, +27 (0)11 453 2468, rodney.topham@retautomation.com, www.retautomation.com


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