Metal Fork Sensors

Bulletin 45LST Metal Fork Sensors are designed for small part detection on machines and conveyors. Multiple slot widths are available. These sensors feature adjustable sensitivity and selectable energized output in a rugged aluminum housing for industrial applications.

Bulletin 45LST Metal Fork Photoelectric Sensors
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Features

  • Slot widths from 2...225 mm (0.08...8.86 in.)
  • 10...30V DC operation
  • Fast 30 μsec response time for selected models
  • NPN/PNP output
  • IP65 Housing
  • Industrial aluminum housing

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Specifications

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Bulletin 45LST Optical Fork Sensor Installation Instructions45LST-IN001

Certifications

  • CE Marked for all applicable directives
  • cULus Listed

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Product Certifications

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Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
Presence Sensing BrochureSENSOR-BR001
Bulletin 45LST Optical Fork Sensor Installation Instructions45LST-IN001
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Applications

  • Packaging and material handling industries
    • Label detection on clear substrates
    • Cap detection on bottles
    • Part sensing on conveyors
  • Automotive industry
  • Paper industry
  • Food industry

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