Pepperl+Fuchs ML6 photoelectric sensor family
Pepperl+Fuchs’ ML6 series subminiature photoelectric sensors come with dual sensor redundant detection and independent outputs. They are also available in long-range background suppression sensing models, and retro-reflective models with no sensing deadband.
A ML6 model with dual sensor redundant detection and independent outputs provides dual beams from two emitter LEDs that reflect light to two receivers, while two independent outputs indicate the state of each separate beam. Because it acts like two sensors in one housing, you can align or guide translucent paper, plastic, and fabric webs. When the web is properly positioned, one beam detects the web while the other beam does not. Using this sensor, you can detect a gap between two objects to suppress the detection of small particles such as textile fibers. Other potential applications include semiconductor and PCB positioning for conveying and buffering.
All non-thru-beam ML6 series sensors feature integrated cross-talk immunity to make side-by-side mounting possible, a tamperproof design, 4-in-1 output to reduce inventory and wiring and immunity to ambient light even for high frequency energy-saving lights. They also feature diagnostic LEDs in the front and back of the housing for clearly visible status indication and metal reinforced mounting holes for easy installation.
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