18 mm LaserSight Photoelectric Laser Sensors

Bulletin 42CM 18 mm LaserSight™  Photoelectric Laser Sensors is a family of general purpose photoelectric sensors for heavy duty industrial applications. They are packaged in an industry standard 18 mm cylindrical housing. Five sensing modes include transmitted beam, diffuse, retro-reflective, polarized retro-reflective, and background suppression, so you can use these sensors in a variety of complex applications.

Bulletin 42CM 18 mm LaserSight Photoelectric Laser Sensors
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Features

  • Class I visible laser
  • Small spot size of 0.1 mm @ 100 mm sensing distance
  • Teach button
  • Metal housing for heavy duty industrial applications
  • 18 mm cylindrical industry standard package
  • PNP or NPN outputs
  • 2 m cable or micro QD connector
  • Short circuit and reverse polarity protection

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Specifications

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PHOTOSWITCH Bulletin 42CM Metal Body 18mm Cylinder Installation Instructions42CM-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
PHOTOSWITCH Bulletin 42CM Metal Body 18mm Cylinder Installation Instructions42CM-IN001
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