12 mm Metal General Purpose Sensors

Bulletin 42CF 12 mm Metal Cylindrical General Purpose Sensors are housed in a rugged cylindrical package. Available in three sensing modes—transmitted beam, diffuse,  and polarized retro-reflective—that are idealfor a wide variety of complex applications. The 100 mm and 300 mm diffuse versions feature remote and local teach options that automatically adjust the sensor for optimal performance based on the application characteristics.

Bulletin 42CF 12 mm Metal Cylindrical General Purpose Photoelectric Sensors
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Features

  • Three sensing modes
  • 10...30V DC operation
  • NPN or PNP outputs
  • Response time as low as 1.25 ms
  • Accepts remote teach input via momentary push-button or PLC

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Specifications

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Bulletin 42CF General Purpose 12mm Cylindrical Sensors Installation Instructions42CF-IN001

Certifications

  • CE Marked for all applicable directives
  • cULus Listed

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Product Certifications

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Documentation

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Presence Sensing BrochureSENSOR-BR001
Bulletin 42CF General Purpose 12mm Cylindrical Sensors Installation Instructions42CF-IN001
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Applications

  • Food processing
  • Material handling
  • Packaging
  • Transportation

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