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Detection of the wooden board to activate the conveyor roller

The PowerProx MultiTask photoelectric sensor reliably recognizes wooden boards with different surface properties and dimensions during transverse transport. The timely control of the conveyor roller during lengthwise transport enables the switch from transverse to lengthwise transport and makes it possible for boards to be singulated and fed into the planing machine in an even cycle.

  • Following product families can be used
    Product family PowerProx
    The new home of sensing range
    • Time-of-flight technology
    • Laser class 1, red and infrared light
    • Sensing range: 5 cm to 4 m
    • Very small background range: 6 mm
    • Switching frequencies of up to 1,000 Hz
    • The option of up to three adjustable digital outputs or one IO-Link analog output: for up to eight switching points, distance value and smart sensor functionality
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