AutomationDirect Expands Photoelectric Sensor Line

Press Release:
  Oct 10, 2013 — AutomationDirect’s photoelectric sensor offering now includes DC models with extended sensing ranges. Offered in diffuse with background suppression and polarized retro-reflective models, the IP67 rated sensors feature round all metal housings with 30mm mounting bases fitted with an M12 quick-disconnect and easily replace standard 30mm mount rectangular photoelectric sensors.

The FW series diffuse with background suppression sensors are available with NPN or PNP light-on outputs. Available models include fixed sensing distances up to 600mm; adjustable models sense distances from 50mm to 800mm. FW diffuse photoelectric sensor prices start at $59.

The FW series polarized retro-reflective photoelectric sensors are available with either PNP or NPN light-on or dark-on outputs and feature models with a fixed sensing distance of 0.1 to 15 meters. FW sensors include one round reflector; additional reflectors can be purchased separately. FW series retro-reflective sensor prices start at $55.

Backed by a one-year warranty, the FW series photoelectric sensors are CE, RoHS, and cULus compliant, are in stock and available for same-day shipping.

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About AutomationDirect:

In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor control, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their model and focus on efficiency and the majority of their products are stocked for same-day shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply.
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Tags: photoelectric, sensor, NPN, PNP
Categorized Under: Sensors
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 Contact:TJ Johns 
 E-mail:tjohns -at- automationdirect -dot- com 
 Company:AutomationDirect View Company Profile 
 Address:work3505 Hutchinson Road 
 Location:workCumming, GA 30040-5860  United States 
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