Mechanical Sensors Enable Precision Detection
IMTS 2018: The MP600 series of mechanical sensors from Wilbrecht Ledco is designed to detect two positions within one product.
The MP600 series of mechanical sensors from Wilbrecht Ledco is designed to detect two positions within one product. The distance between the two positions can be customized to the user’s application requirements, between 0.3 and 1.5 mm. The fixed NC and NO contacts activate with no measurable hysteresis. Repeatability is better than 5 µm and, depending on cable selection, the operational temperature can range from -40°C to 130°C. The cable termination can be supplied with a M12 connector.
The switching mechanism is designed for low voltage applications, no higher than 30 VDC. It is self-contained and can be inserted into multiple housing shapes. The IP67-rated housing sizes are M8 and M12 with a pin or ball plunger.
The sensors suit applications in the automation, process control and OEM industries. Through the hysteresis effect, they reduce time-consuming adjustments typically problematic for brake applications with air gap and wear control and high and low limit control in process applications. The sensors can also be used for home position detection in any application with XYZ movements.
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