Tuesday, 27 April 2021 05:08

Conveyor Sensor System ready to go

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Leuze is launching an innovative mounting bracket for their 25C sensors that saves conveyor system manufacturers both time and money

Designed for reliable pallet detection, the sensor and bracket are supplied as a pre-assembled set to enable the conveyor system manufacturer to pre-mount to the conveyor in the factory, which is traditionally done on-site during the installation and commissioning phase of the system.

Innovative, factory integration of the special mounting bracket with sensor for pallet detection in the inner area of the conveyor.Innovative, factory integration of the special mounting bracket with sensor for pallet detection in the inner area of the conveyor.

A perfect fit inside the conveyor
The innovative new mounting brackets are designed specifically to fit the 25C series sensors. This means that the conveyor system manufacturer can install the sensor and bracket set inside the conveyor thus protecting it from potential damage. The integrated sloping front screen of the bracket deflects any dirt or debris that may fall onto it ensuring that the all-in-one solution requires less cleaning and maintenance than systems that rely on standard retro-reflective photoelectric sensors.

In addition, the special ambient light configuration of the 25C sensors ensures that they are insensitive to high-frequency LED illumination used that is often found in production and logistics buildings and can cause unreliable operation of other types of diffuse sensors. Pallets are notoriously difficult to detect with diffuse optical sensors due to the differences in colour and surface. However, thanks to the detection performance and outstanding function reserve of the 25C sensors from Leuze these issues are easily overcome and reliable detection of different pallet types is ensured.

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