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Telco optical fork sensors for packaging applications

August 2017 Sensors & Transducers

Telco’s OFS series consists of self-contained optical fork sensors that are housed in a durable, U-shaped aluminium housing which operates in thru-beam mode. The series is available with a wide variety of fork opening widths, ranging from 2 to 220 mm.

The complete series is available as a 3-wire, NPN or PNP transistor output with a 10-35 VDC supply voltage. All models offer sensitivity adjustment via integral potentiometer and are available with switch selectable light or dark function. The complete series offers a high switching frequency of up to 5000 Hz.

The sensors are protected against reverse polarity of power supplies and output signals and the output is protected against short circuit and inductive loads. Other features include:

• Plug connection.

• Infrared or visible red light source.

• Switch selectable light or dark function.

• Output indicator.

• Fast response time.

For more information contact Gail Norton Instrumentation Agencies, +27 (0)31 701 4861, telco@telcosa.co.za, www.gailnortoninstrumentation.co.za


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