The Baumer Group (Southington, CT) has developed a new SCATEC sensor, which uses laser optics and a unique internal algorithm to count the number of documents being transported via conveyor clamps or grippers. The sensor measures documents as thick as 0.25 mm and sensing ranges up to 120 mm, and can scan items traveling at speeds up to 5 m/s. Other features include:
- A SCATEC Clamp Sensor that is easy to mount parallel to the conveyor stream and is insensitive to the changing color or reflectivity of printed materials.
- A compact 50 x 100 mm housing that includes a synchronization sensor input connector.
- Optional ScaDiag software that allows the sensor to be programmed quickly using saved values.
For more information, head on over to www.baumer.com.