655 diffuse sensor with fibre optic cables design

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ts. 1 2 3 4 Optoelectronic proximity sensor (1) Emitter fibre-optic cable (3) LED display and adjusting screw (2) Receiver fibre-optic cable (4) Fig. 6.5.4: Through-beam sensor with fibre-optic cables (design example) © Festo Didactic GmbH & Co. KG • FP 1110 93 6. Optical proximity sensors 1 3 5 4 2 Optoelectronic proximity sensor (1) Emitter fibre-optic cable (3) LED display and adjusting screw (2) Object (5) Receiver fibre-optic cable (4) Fig. 6.5.5: Diffuse sensor with fibre-optic cables (design example) Advantages of optical proximity sensors adapted for use with fibre-optic cables 6.5.3 Notes on application • Detection of objects in areas of restricted access, e.g. through holes. • Possibility of remote installation of proximity sensor housing (e.g. hazardous environment: heat, water, radiation, explosion risk). • Accurate detection of small objects. • Sensing elements can be moved. Advantages of polymer fibre-optic cables • Mechanically stronger than fibre-glass. • Length can be reduced easily by cutting the ends on the proximity sensor with a...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 11/01/2012 for the course CHEMICAL 102 taught by Professor Jamesrodriguez during the Spring '12 term at Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online