Monitoring the position of the product pusher
The position needs to be determined continuously in order to control the product pusher. The MPA position sensor detects the position of the piston on the pneumatic cylinder continuously, directly, and without contact, thus monitoring the piston path easily and precisely. The sensors in the MPA product family are ideal for large piston diameters and long strokes. The sensor settings can be adjusted during installation and during operation later on, using a teach field or – depending on the variant – using IO-Link.
Following product families can be used
- Position sensor for use on pneumatic cylinders
- Sensor variants with measuring ranges of 107 mm to 1,007 mm
- Analog outputs (for current or voltage), switching output, and IO-Link
- Mounting with adapters on a multitude of cylinder types (tie-rod cylinders, round body cylinders, profile cylinders)