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Print Detector: The easy way to verify the quality of printed images

Your Benefits

  • Quick and easy commissioning thanks to simple teach-in
  • The sensor is able to recognize printed images reliably, even in poorly lit conditions and at speeds of up to 4 m/s
  • Adaptation to different application requirements: With various sensitivity levels available, the sensor can easily detect whether printed images are present or distinguish between good and bad printing quality levels, for example blurry serial numbers
  • Cost-effective solution for automated printed image quality control

Overview

Print Detector: The easy way to verify the quality of printed images

The Print Detector is a scanning opto-electronic pattern sensor for verifying the presence and quality of printed images such as serial numbers and best-before dates. A reference printed image is taught in, then compared with the printing result later on in the process. The sensor uses the sensitivity setting to detect whether a printed image is missing or has only been partially printed. This allows defective products to be rejected automatically at an early stage.

At a glance
  • Simple sensor-based pattern recognition
  • Print pattern and background teach-in
  • Flexibly adjustable sensitivity levels
  • Response time: 10 ms
  • Trigger required
  • Print pattern quality shown on sensor display
  • Configuration via IO-Link

 

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Technical overview

 
  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Sensing distance27.5 mm
    Light spot size0.8 mm x 8 mm
    Connection typeMale connector
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product

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