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W16

The highflier in object detection

Your Benefits

  • Usability and uniform operation thanks to optical quality display on the housing or conveniently via IO-Link
  • Simplification when aligning the light beam to the reflector, the receiver or to an object thanks to the highly-visible light spot of the PinPoint LED combined with the optical LED display
  • Very high reliability thanks to new detection technologies as well as high optical ruggedness
  • The Smart Sensor makes machine processes quicker, more efficient and transparent, enables predictive maintenance and is thereby a trailblazer for Industry 4.0 applications

Overview

The highflier in object detection

The W16 is equipped with new technologies such as TwinEye, LineSpot, ClearSens and OptoFilter for reliable object detection. It can be quickly and conveniently adjusted via the BluePilot operating and display concept. Since every W16 is designed as a Smart Sensor, it can be configured to fit the application via IO-Link and offers additional diagnostic functions and Smart Tasks. It is therefore a trailblazer on the path to Industry 4.0. The highly-visible PinPoint LED and the infrared LED are available as the light source. The durable laser inscription ensures device identification in the long run. Thanks to the very rugged VISTAL® housing and the predictive maintenance, the W16 offers very high reliability and prevents unplanned machine downtimes.

At a glance
  • Technologies: ClearSens, LineSpot, TwinEye with OptoFilter
  • BluePilot: Optical alignment aid, adjustment of the sensing range via Teach-Turn adjustment with optical sensing range indicator or via IO-Link
  • PinPoint LED: Light-intensive red sender LED
  • Smart Sensor: Enhanced Sensing, IO-Link, Diagnostics, Smart Tasks

 

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Thanks to sensors from SICK, robots perceive more precisely. For all challenges in the field of robotics: Robot Vision, Safe Robotics, End-of-Arm Tooling, and Position Feedback.
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Technical overview

 
  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Dimensions (W x H x D)20 mm x 55.7 mm x 42 mm
    Sensing range max.

    10 mm ... 1,000 mm 1)

    10 mm ... 500 mm 1)

    10 mm ... 1,500 mm 1)

    10 mm ... 750 mm 1)

    0 m ... 10 m 2)

    0 m ... 5 m 3)

    0 m ... 45 m

    Light sourcePinPoint LED / LED
    Type of lightVisible red light / Infrared light
    Enclosure rating

    IP66

    IP67

    IP69

    Housing materialPlastic VISTAL®
    Adjustment

    BluePilot: Teach-Turn adjustment with sensing range indicator

    IO-Link

    BluePilot: With alignment aid

    BluePilot: Teach-in plus user mode selector

    • 1) Object with 90 % reflectance (referred to standard white, DIN 5033).
    • 2) Reflector PL80A.
    • 3) Reflector P250F.
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product

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