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Monitoring of clamping cylinders

When the working area has been enabled, the clamping cylinders must first be introduced to fix the parts. The MZT8 magnetic cylinder sensor precisely detects the position of the clamping cylinder with short strokes. It is optimized for the smallest cylinder size and has a precise switching point.

  • Following product families can be used
    Product family MZT8 VIA
    Typically SICK: precision sensors for high machine output
    • 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

    • Insertion of the sensor into the slot from above makes mounting quick and easy

    • Combined fixing screw (hexagon socket screw and slotted screw)

    • Yellow LED as optical adjustment indicator and output state display

    • Green LED acts as a status indicator

    • Very short sensor housing for use in short stroke cylinders

    • Enclosure ratings: IP 67, IP 68, IP 69K

    • IO-Link and automation functions
    Product family MZT8 Twin
    Works with high precision: Cylinder sensor with two sensor heads
    • Sensor variant for T-slot cylinder with two MZT8 sensor heads on one male connector

    • Sensors are inserted into the cylinder slot from above

    • Combined fixing screw (hexagon socket screw and slotted screw)

    • Temperature-resistant up to 80 °C

    • Very short sensor housing for use in short stroke cylinders

    • Enclosure rating: IP68
    Product family MZT8 ATEX
    Typically SICK: maximum performance for potentially explosive areas
    • 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
    • Combined fixing screw (hexagon socket screw and slotted screw)
    • Variants fulfill the requirements of ATEX categories 1D, 1G and 3D, 3G
    • Very short sensor housing for use in short stroke cylinders
    • Enclosure rating: IP 67
    Product family MZT8
    Typically SICK: quick mounting, precise switching, high temperature resistance
    • 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
    • Combined fixing screw (hexagon socket screw and slotted screw)
    • High-temperature variants: temperature-resistant up to 100 °C
    • Very short sensor housing for use in short stroke cylinders
    • Enclosure ratings: IP 67, IP 68, IP 69K
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