Image

LED Scanner With No Moving Parts Or Lasers

May 22, 2014
LED Scanner With No Moving Parts Or Lasers
The Multi-Beam R2100 LED scanner combines three technologies into one device for precise distance measurement — regardless of surface texture. The photoelectric distance-measurement sensor uses pulse-ranging technology (PRT), Ultra-IR LEDs, and Multi-Beam Scan for 2D measurements of an entire area rather than just one point for precise measurement and detection of irregular surfaces.

The sensors emit short pulses of high-intensity light up to 250,000 times/sec for stable and reliable detection to distances of 300 m or more. Compared to triangulation-based sensors, these PRT sensors are not limited by the geometric layout of sensor optics. Additionally, the sensors have no moving parts to break or wear out over time.

Pepperl+Fuchs, 1600 Enterprise Pkwy., Twinsburg, OH 44087, (330) 486-0001

Sponsored Recommendations

The entire spectrum of drive technology

June 5, 2024
Read exciting stories about all aspects of maxon drive technology in our magazine.

MONITORING RELAYS — TYPES AND APPLICATIONS

May 15, 2024
Production equipment is expensive and needs to be protected against input abnormalities such as voltage, current, frequency, and phase to stay online and in operation for the ...

Solenoid Valve Mechanics: Understanding Force Balance Equations

May 13, 2024
When evaluating a solenoid valve for a particular application, it is important to ensure that the valve can both remain in state and transition between its de-energized and fully...

Solenoid Valve Basics: What They Are, What They Do, and How They Work

May 13, 2024
A solenoid valve is an electromechanical device used to control the flow of a liquid or gas. It is comprised of two features: a solenoid and a valve. The solenoid is an electric...

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Machine Design, create an account today!