Area reflective units detect objects up to 1 m, retroreflective up to 5 m with polarization filters for shiny objects. Thru-beam models detect up to 10 m. AKA units detect small to large objects in high-production assembly lines and automated vertical warehouses.
Aromat's (New Providence, NJ) NAiS-brand AKA series of photoelectric sensors is available with PNP or NPN output. Diffuse reflective units can detect objects up to 70 cm away.
Jun 30, 1996
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