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Infrared sensors for stock control

October 2019 Sensors & Transducers

Telco’s high performance, self-contained infrared sensor series provides a total solution for pulp and paper applications. This industry poses serious problems for photoelectric sensors as the highly contaminated (dust, dirt and grime) environment and high temperatures make it difficult for them to operate reliably and efficiently for any length of time. This is a problem Telco overcomes with its powerful photoelectric products, which ensure penetration of the harshly polluted environment to guarantee reliable detection.

With attachable fibre-optic cables, the sensors can work in a temperature range up to 300°C, while withstanding the high humidity typical to the pulp and paper manufacturing industry. This has made Telco’s optical sensors a highly sought-after solution for monitoring, measuring, positioning and sheet-break detection. Direct sunlight, vibration, contamination, or even high pressure water spray, will not influence the performance of this advanced sensor system. The powerful infrared beam, together with a robust mechanical design, ensures that these sensors will not be challenged in any stockyard control application.


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