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Photoelectric sensors
W12-2 Laser

High-performance photoelectric sensor family with laser optics

Your Benefits

  • Reliable object detection of small objects due to superior ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) technology combined with innovative laser technology
  • Red light laser technology provides quick and easy alignment of sensor
  • Rugged metal housing (available with Teflon® coating) withstands harsh environments
  • Laser protection class 1 or 2 for eye safety
  • Resistance to optical interference reduces false readings and downtime
  • Rotatable connector provides easy installation

Overview

High-performance photoelectric sensor family with laser optics

The W12L-2 series of photoelectric sensors features laser technology that is optimally designed for individual applications. These sensors provide reliable object detection, fast response times and are enclosed in a rugged metal housing, which is ideal for use in all types of industrial applications.

At a glance
  • Best-in-class retro-reflective laser performance in a metal housing
  • Teflon® coating available
  • Precise autocollimation optics
  • Adjustable focus on retro-reflective sensors
  • High switching frequency of 2.5 kHz
  • Connection via cable or rotatable connector
  • Mounting options with through holes, blind holes, oblong holes and dovetail
  • Laser protection class 1 or 2

 

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Applications

Technical overview

 
  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Dimensions (W x H x D)15 mm x 49 mm x 41.5 mm
    Sensing range max.

    30 mm ... 200 mm 1)

    20 mm ... 50 mm 2)

    30 mm ... 200 mm 3)

    50 mm 4)

    50 mm ... 290 mm 4)

    0 m ... 18 m 5)

    0 m ... 15 m 5)

    0 mm ... 530 mm 6)

    0 m ... 36 m 5)

    0 m ... 80 m

    0 m ... 10 m

    0 m ... 25 m

    Light sourceLaser
    Type of lightVisible red light
    Enclosure rating

    IP67

    IP69K

    Housing materialMetal / PTFE coating
    Adjustment

    Potentiometer

    None

    No adjustment possibility

    • 1) Object with 18% remission (based on standard white DIN 5033).
    • 2) Object with 6 % reflectance (referred to standard white, DIN 5033).
    • 3) Object with 90 % reflectance (referred to standard white, DIN 5033).
    • 4) Object with 6 % remission.
    • 5) Reflector PL80A.
    • 6) P41F reflector.
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product

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