Photoelectric sensor line adds 18mm rectangular plastic DC models
AutomationDirect's photoelectric sensor offering now includes 18mm rectangular plastic DC models. The IP67 rated sensors, available in 12 models, feature an 18mm diameter threaded lens and M12 quick-disconnect.
AutomationDirect's photoelectric sensor offering now includes 18 mm rectangular plastic DC models. The IP67 rated sensors, available in 12 models, feature an 18mm diameter threaded lens and M12 quick-disconnect. The GX series includes an assortment of photoelectric sensors, specifically: diffuse, polarized retroflective, and through beam sensors.
The GX3 series is a diffuse photoelectric available with either NPN or PNP light-on outputs and features background suppression technology with fixed sensing distances of 100 mm or 150 mm. The GXP series is a polarized reflective photoelectric available with either PNP light-on output or NPN or PNP dark-on output and feature fixed sensing distances of up to 20 meters. GXP sensors include one round reflector. The GXR/E series are through-beam photoelectric models available with either NPN or PNP light-on or dark-on outputs and offer fixed sensing distances of up to four meters.
- Edited by Gust Gianos, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com
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