Fork Type Light Beam Switches with Laser for Highest Precision

with laser for highest precision


Fork type light beam switch

The standard sensor product range from Pepperl+Fuchs also includes a special design of the single path light beam switch: The fork type light beam switch. It is used where only a short distance needs to be bridged between the transmitter and the receiver - a few millimeters or centimeters.

Fork type light beam switches have the advantage in comparison to normal single path light beam switches of a simpler electrical installation, since cabling is only required for one device. In addition, there is no need to adjust the optical axis.


Laser light symbol
Laser light symbol

Application
Precise detection of the smallest objects in assembly, transportation and handling technology.

Features of the fork type light beam switch GL:

  • Minimum obstacle size: only 0.05 mm
  • Reproducibility: 0.01 mm
  • Switch hysteresis: 0.02 mm
  • Switching frequency: 10 kHz
  • Robust aluminum housing

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