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SICK, Inc: Laser fork sensors

SICK’s WFL Laser Fork Sensors use Class I, low-power lasers measuring 0.05 mm wide for precise detection of small targets.
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In addition, the sensor’s laser light spot is visible to the human eye, enabling simple and quick setup. High switching frequencies of 10 kHz ensure reliable performance in high-speed operations. Applications include label detection, the detection of needles in the medical/pharmaceutical markets, precise positioning of a robot arm, and detecting the position of a piston. More than 20 models provide a wide variety of widths and depths.

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