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Proximity laser scanner

PLS Proximity Laser Scanner from Sick Optic-Electronic (Eden Prairie, WI) is said to be the first programmable scanner for stationary and mobile, as well as safety and area scanning applications.
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Self-contained noncontact control reliable proximity sensor monitors 180° of its surroundings out to a radius of 164'. As a stationary sensor the PLS can guard hazardous areas eliminating mechanical barriers and preventing inadvertent machine stops while protecting personnel. As a mobile sensor the PLS replaces tactile safeguards such as bumpers on AGVs. PLS Utility Software for Windows is included.

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