Part differentiation during gripping

When it comes to providing information about the gripped part in addition to the position of the gripper itself, programmable magnetic cylinder sensors are the right tool for the job. These sensors are used in pneumatic cylinders. The MZ2Q magnetic cylinder sensor features two adjustable switching points that can be programmed in no time using teach-in buttons. Adjustable hysteresis allows the reliable retrieval of position information, even for extremely small strokes, and gives the gripper the ability to differentiate between workpieces of different sizes. This results in improved evaluation for the entire gripping process and leads to noticeable improvements in process stability.

  • Following product families can be used
    • 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
    • Can be used in all standard cylinders, linear slides, and grippers using the T-slot and – with the help of adapters – in round rod, tie-rod, and profile cylinders, and cylinders with a dovetail groove
    • 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
Smart Fluid Power
Smart Fluid Power

Sensor solutions for pneumatic and hydraulic systems

Fluid power sensors from SICK perform measurement tasks in pneumatic and hydraulic systems – intelligently, flexibly and reliably.

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