Slim Fiber Optic Sensors

Bulletin 42FA Slim Fiber Optic Sensors fit almost anywhere thanks to slim design and flexible mounting options. They have a fast 500-microsecond response time and a generous sensing range comparable to that of larger fiber optic sensors.

Bulletin 42FA Slim Fiber Optic Photoelectric Sensors
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Features

  • 12...24V DC operating voltage
  • PNP and NPN versions
  • Reverse polarity, false pulse and transient noise protection
  • NEMA 13 and IP65
  • Fast 500-microsecond response time

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Specifications

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PHOTOSWITCH Bulletin 42FA Slim Fiber Optic Installation Instructions42FA-IN001

Certifications

  • CE Marked for all applicable directives
  • CSA Certified
  • UL Listed

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Product Certifications

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Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
Presence Sensing BrochureSENSOR-BR001
PHOTOSWITCH Bulletin 42FA Slim Fiber Optic Installation Instructions42FA-IN001
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Applications

Typical applications for the Bulletin 42FA Slim Fiber Optic Sensors include:

  • Material handling
  • Packaging
  • Food processing
  • Transportation

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