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Photoelectric Sensor Survives Harsh Wash Downs

Photoelectric Sensor Survives Harsh Wash Downs

The W12-3 photoelectric sensors are IP-69K-rated for harsh wash-down environments. These sensors use the company’s third-generation custom ASIC that provides exceptional background and foreground suppression at an extended range. The OES3 chip contains proprietary technology that enables the W12-3 to ignore stray background reflections, detect multi-colored/shiny objects, and provide high immunity to ambient light. Both non-programmable and potentiometer versions of the W12-3 feature an IP-69K-rated metal housing (made of diecast zinc) that enables the sensor to withstand harsh cleaning agents in food and beverage, packaging, and pharmaceutical environments. In addition, the W12-3 offers multiple mounting options (dovetail base and back mount, flanged-base through hole, diagonal through holes) and a 270° rotatable connection for flexible installation. SICK INC., Minneapolis, MN. (800) 325-7425.


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