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EXAMPLE APPLICATIONS

TO ILLUSTRATE THE WIDE-VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS SOLVED USING CONTRINEX SENSORS, WE HAVE POSTED A LARGE SELECTION OF EXAMPLE APPLICATIONS WHICH CAN BE SEEN BY CLICKING ON AN IMAGE. BELOW ARE A SELECTION OF SOME OF THESE APPLICATIONS:
PRECISION DISTANCE MEASUREMENT - SHORT-RANGE (200MM) & LONG-RANGE (5M)
Photoelectric distance measurement sensors are suitable for a wide variety of applications and Contrinex offers two different operating principles, depending on the distance to be measured. DTR-C23 and DTL-C23 sensors use a triangulation method for highly accurate distance measurement at short range. For longer ranges, the optical time-of-flight (TOF) method is used by DTL- C55 sensors. Both technologies provide distance measurement which is largely independent of target colour or surface characteristics, with high repeatability. Detected distances can be output via an adjustable analogue output and, for a digital output, a switching window of acceptance may be configured by teach-in. The housings of DTR-C23 and DTL-C23 sensors (20 x 34 x 12 mm) and DTL-C55 sensors (50 x 50 x 23 mm) are extremely water- resistant with an IP67/IP69K enclosure rating. DTL-C55 sensors also have Ecolab certification, being highly resistant to industrial cleaning agents and therefore ideal for hygienic areas. LONGER DISTANCES - MEASURED & TRANSMITTED DIRECTLY IN DIGITAL FORM The DTL-C55 Distance sensor uses the optical TOF method to measure distances up to 5,000mm. In the IO-Link version, measurements are passed directly to the control system as millimetre values in digital form, with no need for an additional analogue-to-digital converter and no signal drop for long lines. The IO-Link Smart Sensor Profile simplifies handling and minimizes integration cost. This profile also supports initial set-up of sensors with user-friendly standard parameters and teach functions. Existing control system parameters are transferred to each newly installed sensor via the bus. In addition, IO-Link provides comprehensive diagnostic options and additional information such as operating hours, signal quality or the number of switching operations. With two virtual switching points settable either via teach-in or direct parameter write-in, the sensor is particularly suitable for use in mobile logistics. For example, on forklift trucks its long measurement range will reliably detect goods already on shelves and measure any free space for more items, ensuring full utilisation of storage. Distance measurement is also possible by utilizing the analogue voltage outputs available on other cubic models. PRECISE SHORT-RANGE MEASUREMENT DTR-C23 and DTL-C23 Distance sensors operate according to the principle of triangulation using either red light or laser. Types with red light measure distances of 20 to 80 mm or 30 to 200 mm, while the measurement range for laser types is 20 to 100 mm. Repeatability is excellent with values between <1 mm and <0.25 mm. A typical application is measurement of the thickness of material on winding rolls. By setting the range of the 1 to 10 V analogue output to the start and end thicknesses, optimum resolution can easily be obtained. This compact sensor is also suitable for small-part detection and checking of position, height or thickness. .
CONTRINEX OFFERS A CHOICE OF TRIANGULATION TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGHLY ACCURATE DISTANCE MEASUREMENT AT SHORT RANGE (200MM) OR TIME-OF-FLIGHT (TOF) FOR LONGER DISTANCES(5M) - HIGHLY RELIABLE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE, THESE SENSORS ARE MOSTLY INDEPENDENT OF THE TARGETS COLOUR OR SURFACE TEXTURE.
DTR-C23  200mm Red light DTR-C23  100mm Laser light Distance Measurement DTL-C55    5m Distance Measurement

DISTANCE MEASUREMENT PHOTOELECTRIC SENSORS

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DISTANCE MEASUREMENT

PHOTOELECTRIC SENSORS

Photoelectric distance measurement sensors are suitable for a wide variety of applications and Contrinex offers two different operating principles, depending on the distance to be measured. DTR-C23 and DTL-C23 sensors use a triangulation method for highly accurate distance measurement at short range. For longer ranges, the optical time-of-flight (TOF) method is used by DTL- C55 sensors. Both technologies provide distance measurement which is largely independent of target colour or surface characteristics, with high repeatability. Detected distances can be output via an adjustable analogue output and, for a digital output, a switching window of acceptance may be configured by teach-in. The housings of DTR-C23 and DTL-C23 sensors (20 x 34 x 12 mm) and DTL-C55 sensors (50 x 50 x 23 mm) are extremely water- resistant with an IP67/IP69K enclosure rating. DTL-C55 sensors also have Ecolab certification, being highly resistant to industrial cleaning agents and therefore ideal for hygienic areas. LONGER DISTANCES - MEASURED & TRANSMITTED DIRECTLY IN DIGITAL FORM The DTL-C55 Distance sensor uses the optical TOF method to measure distances up to 5,000mm. In the IO-Link version, measurements are passed directly to the control system as millimetre values in digital form, with no need for an additional analogue-to-digital converter and no signal drop for long lines. The IO-Link Smart Sensor Profile simplifies handling and minimizes integration cost. This profile also supports initial set-up of sensors with user-friendly standard parameters and teach functions. Existing control system parameters are transferred to each newly installed sensor via the bus. In addition, IO-Link provides comprehensive diagnostic options and additional information such as operating hours, signal quality or the number of switching operations. With two virtual switching points settable either via teach-in or direct parameter write-in, the sensor is particularly suitable for use in mobile logistics. For example, on forklift trucks its long measurement range will reliably detect goods already on shelves and measure any free space for more items, ensuring full utilisation of storage. Distance measurement is also possible by utilizing the analogue voltage outputs available on other cubic models. PRECISE SHORT-RANGE MEASUREMENT DTR-C23 and DTL-C23 Distance sensors operate according to the principle of triangulation using either red light or laser. Types with red light measure distances of 20 to 80 mm or 30 to 200 mm, while the measurement range for laser types is 20 to 100 mm. Repeatability is excellent with values between <1 mm and <0.25 mm. A typical application is measurement of the thickness of material on winding rolls. By setting the range of the 1 to 10 V analogue output to the start and end thicknesses, optimum resolution can easily be obtained. This compact sensor is also suitable for small-part detection and checking of position, height or thickness. .
CONTRINEX OFFERS A CHOICE OF TRIANGULATION TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGHLY ACCURATE DISTANCE MEASUREMENT AT SHORT RANGE (200MM) OR TIME-OF-FLIGHT (TOF) FOR LONGER DISTANCES(5M) - HIGHLY RELIABLE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE, THESE SENSORS ARE MOSTLY INDEPENDENT OF THE TARGETS COLOUR OR SURFACE TEXTURE.
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PRECISION DISTANCE MEASUREMENT - SHORT-RANGE (200MM) & LONG-RANGE (5M)
DTR-C23  200mm Red light DTR-C23  100mm Laser light Distance Measurement DTL-C55    5m Distance Measurement