Component detection in the robot gripper

Inductive sensors, photoelectric proximity sensors and magnetic cylinder sensors monitor pickup of the metal parts by the gripper. Flat inductive proximity sensors such as the IQM or photoelectric proximity sensors in miniature or small design have optimal properties for part detection and take up little space in the gripper. The MZ2Q-C magnetic cylinder sensors monitor two switching points. In this way, with the opening and closing of the gripper cylinder can be monitored using only one sensor.

  • Following product families can be used
    Cylinder sensors with two individually adjustable switching points for C-slot
    • Can be used in all standard cylinders, linear slides, and grippers using the C-slot and – with the help of adapters – in round rod, tie-rod, and profile cylinders
    • Drop-in mounting from above simplifies handling and assembly
    • Easy adjustment of two switching points via teach-in pushbutton
    • LEDs for indicating the two switching points
    • Detection range up to 50 mm stroke
    Rectangular miniature sensors for use in industrial environments
    • Types: 8 mm x 16 mm x 4 mm or 10 mm x 30 mm x 6 mm
    • Extended sensing ranges: 1.5 mm to 3 mm
    • Electrical configuration: DC 3-wire
    • Enclosure rating: IP 67
    • Temperature range: –20 °C to +70 °C
    • Plastic housing
    • Flat, space-saving and light design
    Flat rectangular housings for use in industrial environments
    • Types: 20 mm x 32 mm x 8 mm or 25 mm x 50 mm x 10 mm
    • Extended sensing ranges: 5 mm to 7 mm
    • Electrical configuration: DC 3-/4-wire
    • Enclosure rating: IP 67
    • Temperature range: –25 °C to +70 °C
    • Metal housing, plastic sensing face
    • Flat housing made of robust metal
    Way above the standard – the economic way to business class
    • PinPoint LED and class 1 laser variants
    • SICK ASIC, the result of decades of experience with photoelectric sensors
    • Photoelectric proximity sensors with background suppression, energetic photoelectric proximity sensors, and through-beam photoelectric sensors
    • ABS plastic housing and V4A stainless-steel 1.4404 (316L) housing
    • Enclosure ratings IP67 and IP69K

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