Positioning a transverse shuttle car

A linear measurement sensor determines the position of the shuttle car based on bar codes located on the applied tape. The distance sensor is characterized by high speed, repeatability, resolution, and immunity to ambient light.

  • Following product families can be used
    Product family Dx100
    Reliable, fast, precise positioning
    • Measuring range up to 300 m (dependent on type)
    • Numerous fieldbus interfaces
    • Pre-failure notification and diagnostic data available
    • Display with intuitive menu and easy to see status LEDs
    • Small, rugged metal housing
    • 3-axis alignment bracket with quick lock system available as accessory
    • Elongated holes for zero point adjustment when replacing devices
    Product family OLM200
    Innovative positioning with fieldbus interfaces
    • Highly accurate camera-based bar code positioning system
    • Traversing speeds of up to 10 m/s can be achieved
    • Wear and maintenance-free thanks to camera technology
    • Adjustable resolution as low as 0.1 mm
    • Output of position and speed data, as well as pre-failure notifications via fieldbus interfaces
    • Wide operating temperature range from –30 °C to +60 °C