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Photoelectric sensors
W12G

High-performance detection of transparent objects in metal housing

Your Benefits

  • Reliable detection of transparent objects, from PET bottles to transparent film, thanks to superior chip technology
  • Resistance to interference from the industrial environment
  • Easy and fast sensor alignment with bright, very small, and highly precise light spot thanks to PinPoint technology
  • Precise switching characteristics, fast response times, and high detection quality for universal object detection
  • Designed for industrial applications – maximum resistance to mechanical, thermal, chemical, and electromagnetic loads
  • Flexible mounting and installation due to rotatable male connectors and versatile mounting options
  • IO-Link provides easy data access from the PLC
  • Quick and easy configuration

Overview

High-performance detection of transparent objects in metal housing

The W12G photoelectric sensors provide reliable detection of transparent objects. Everything from PET bottles to thin, transparent films is detected. The W12G features a rugged metal housing with high electromagnetic compatibility, high immunity to chemical and thermal conditions, and excellent resistance to high pressure cleaning.

At a glance
  • Rugged die-cast zinc housing with optional Teflon® coating
  • Reliable detection of transparent objects
  • Precise autocollimation optics
  • Robust sensors for industrial use
  • Precise PinPoint LED
  • Dovetail mounting – mounting holes and oblong holes
  • Highly visible status LEDs
  • Flexible sensor settings, monitoring, advanced diagnostics, and visualization thanks to IO-Link

Applications

Technical overview

 
  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Dimensions (W x H x D)

    15.6 mm x 48.5 mm x 42 mm

    15.5 mm x 48.5 mm x 42 mm

    Sensing range max.

    0 m ... 4 m 1)

    0 m ... 2 m 1)

    0 mm ... 500 mm 2)

    0 m ... 0.7 m 3)

    0 m ... 500 mm 4)

    0 m ... 3 m 4)

    0 m ... 1.5 m 1)

    0 mm ... 3 m 5)

    0 m ... 4 m

    Light sourceLED / PinPoint LED
    Type of lightVisible red light / Infrared light
    Enclosure rating

    IP66

    IP67

    IP69K

    Housing material

    Metal Zinc diecast

    PTFE coating Zinc diecast

    Adjustment

    Potentiometer, 11 turns

    Teach-in button

    Potentiometer, 5 turns

    Single teach-in button

    Single teach-in button 6)

    Cable

    Single teach-in button 7)

    IO-Link, Single teach-in button 6)

    IO-Link

    • 1) Reflector PL80A.
    • 2) Reflector PL20F.
    • 3) Reflective tape Diamond Grade.
    • 4) Reflector P250F.
    • 5) Reflector P250.
    • 6) Mode I, 10 % attenuation.
    • 7) Mode II, 20 % attenuation.
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product

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