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Adjustable background suppression sensor
December 2018, Sensors & Transducers


Banner Engineering’s newest addition to the popular QS18 Series product family is an electronic adjustable field background suppression sensor with barrel mount. Electronic adjustment provides a more robust optical design by eliminating moving parts, such as lenses. The industry standard housing provides simple and consistent installation and bracket standardisation.

Key benefits

Adjust background suppression limits electronically: the new photodiode array allows sensing ranges to be adjusted with a potentiometer or remotely via IO-Link. The array replaces traditional mechanical lenses for more robust sensing in high-vibration applications.

Standard housing: the sensor uses an industry-standard barrel mount housing for easy installation into new or existing applications.

IO-Link compatible: IO-Link communication allows operators to remotely teach the set point and lock the potentiometer for added flexibility and ease of use.

Two different versions for best application performance: the new sensors come in both a 250 mm maximum range model and a 120 mm maximum range model.

• 250 mm is optimised for higher excess gain and long distances.

• 120 mm is optimised with a smaller, rectangular spot size for better performance on targets with many colour transitions.

Applications: the QS18 electronic adjustable field photoelectric sensor reliably detect packaging, labels, boxes, material handling applications, automotive applications, and more.

For more information contact Brandon Topham, RET Automation Controls, +27 11 453 2468, brandon.topham@retautomation.com, www.retautomation.com


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