Photoelectric sensors
W12G

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

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

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 ... 0.8 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 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

Downloads