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Multi-colour touch sensors with ­IO-Link

June 2019 Sensors & Transducers

The new multi-colour touch sensors from ifm bring flexible adaptation to any application. Where many different sensors were required before, one individually adjustable sensor is sufficient today. The NO/NC function, or the colours for different operating states, can be set within seconds. In addition, dynamic, static or bistable switching of the sensor can be selected.

Adaptable to the environment

The adjustable sensitivity allows use in very wet environments or actuation with gloves. The implemented delay time prevents unintentional switching of a sensor. All settings remain stored even if the sensor is used without IO-Link. The sensor also counts the switching cycles for demand-oriented maintenance of the machine.


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