March 14, 2009
For automated equipment where piston position must be closely monitored, Baumer Ltd has introduced a new line of magnetic T and C-slot cylinder sensors that provide discrete output regarding the end-of-stroke position of pistons in pneumatic cylinders. Compact and economical, these non-contact sensors offer precise, repeatable switching behavior with defined and tested activation sensitivity. The sensor’s rugged, IP67-rated plastic housing provides reliable operation in harsh and wet end-use environments. Five different, universally-applicable standard C and T-slot sensors are available for use in round cylinders and cylinders with tie-rods. Baumer Magnetic Cylinder Sensors are designed for quick and easy installation. Available in both NPN and PNP outputs, these sensors feature cable or fly-lead connectors and a wide, 3-30 volt OC supply range. Baumer Magnetic Cylinder Sensors are used in robotic and automated equipment in a range of industries including industrial manufacturing, food and beverage processing, electronic manufacturing, injection molding, metalworking, packaging, print/graphics, and textile, wood and steel processing. The sensors can also be used in laboratory automation equipment and medical diagnostic devices such as CT scanners.• sensing element photoelectric array • measuring distance Sd 50 ... 400 mm • power on indication LED green • soiled lens indicator LED red / LED red blinking • resolution 0,1 ... 1 mm • linearity error ± 0,6 ... ± 3 mm • light source pulsed point source LED • wave length 660 nm • beam type point • beam diameter 8 mm • temperature drift < 0,1 % Sde/K • response time / release time < 3 ms • voltage supply range +Vs 13 ... 26 VDC • current consumption max. 80 mA • output circuit analog • output signal 0 ... 10 VDC • load resistance (analog U) > 100 kOhm • output current < 100 mA • alarm output push-pull • short circuit protection yes • reverse polarity protection yes, Vs to GND • IO-Link yes (on request) • operating temperature 0 ... +50 °C