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Optics & Photonics -> Optical Measuring Devices, Sensors & Tools -> Optical Fiber Sensors


Optical Fiber Sensors




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Fiber Optic Position Sensor offers 14-bit single-turn resolution.

Fiber Optic Position Sensor offers 14-bit single-turn resolution.

Micronor    Newbury Park, CA 91320
Mar 28, 2014 Featuring all-optical design immune to any EMI and other harsh environment conditions, MR330 series offers inherently safe operation and interference-free sensor transmission over distances exceeding 300 m. Absolute rotary encoder measures absolute angular position from 0° to 360° via programmable 13-bit (8,192 count) or 14-bit (13,950 count) resolution at speeds exceeding 2,500 rpm. Firmware also tracks turns up to 12 bits (4,096 revolutions).

Hexagonal Fiber Units affords stable detection with built-in lens.

Omron Corp.    Kyoto 600-8530  Japan
Nov 01, 2013 Allowing for stable detection by incorporating lens units, series E32-LT11N/E32-LD11N are standard fiber units with hexagonal shape that is designed to facilitate installation, promote reliability, and foster neat cable connections. Fiber unit integrates lens with 15° aperture angle, helping increase incident light level even if emission light level is same as before. Offering stable detection in dusty environments, units include M4 through-beam model and M6 diffuse-reflective model.

Fiber Optic Sensors feature IP50 and IP65 protection.

Fiber Optic Sensors feature IP50 and IP65 protection.

Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc.    Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Jan 31, 2012 For high operating distances, S7 Series includes 10-bit resolution models with 500 µsec response. For high speed, series has models with 12-bit resolution, 50 µsec response and 4-digit display. Versions are also available with multiturn mechanical trimmer adjustment. To facilitate installation and setting, sensors feature ultra-thin housing with CLEARLOCK(TM) and EASYtouch(TM) adjustment system.

Compact Laser Displacement Sensor delivers 1 nm resolution.

Compact Laser Displacement Sensor delivers 1 nm resolution.

Keyence Corp.    Itasca, IL 60143
Jun 15, 2011 Suited for semiconductor HDD and web processing industries, SI-F1000 Series Micro-Head Spectral-Interference Laser Displacement Sensor provides precision performance from 2 mm dia sensor head. It delivers laboratory accuracy measurements inside production process as well as assembled products. Optical system uses fiber optic detecting, enabling precision measurements to be taken without introducing electromagnetic effects or adding another head to measurement system.

Plastic Fiber Optic Amps can reduce wiring by up to 70%.

Plastic Fiber Optic Amps can reduce wiring by up to 70%.

Pepperl + Fuchs, Inc.    Twinsburg, OH 44087 2245
Nov 16, 2009 Intended for plastic fiber optic cables, SU18 and SU19 Photoelectric Fiber Optic Sensors feature multiple detection modes, selectable timing functions, remote teach capability, and 4-in-1(TM) output. Latter automatically selects NPN light/dark on and PNP light/dark on output options from single sensor. While SU18 series is available in pushbutton or potentiometer adjustable versions, SU19 series offers 4-digit, percentage-of-light-received LED display and glass detection mode.

Fiber Optic Sensor accurately counts small objects.

Fiber Optic Sensor accurately counts small objects.

Banner Engineering Corp.    Minneapolis, MN 55441
Sep 17, 2009 Comprised of D10 Expert sensor paired with PFVCA fiber optic arrays, D10 Expert(TM) Small Object Counter creates 2D sensing field in which objects are detected upon breaking any point of array. Arrangement facilitates alignment and marginalizes object positioning control, ensuring consistent counting with response times as fast as 150 µsec. Features include Dynamic Event Stretcher, which prevents double-counting; selectable threshold with automatic compensation; and self-diagnostics.

Fiber Optic Signal Conditioner targets HERO and EED testing.

Fiso Technologies Inc.    Quebec, QC G2E 5R9  Canada
Jan 09, 2009 Optimized to measure small current, Model FPI-HS/HE is designed for Hazardous Electromagnetic Radiation Ordnance (HERO) and Electro-Explosive Devices (EED) testing used in military, automotive, and aerospace applications, such as in aircrafts and weapons systems. Unit runs at 15 kHz and includes built-in temperature compensation system that maintains accuracy even when test environment temperature varies.

Temperature Sensor offers stability to 1,000°C.

Chiral Photonics, Inc    Pine Brook, NJ 07058-9210
Oct 08, 2008 Suited for applications ranging from weld monitoring and control to turbine engine service and design, Helica fiber optic temperature sensor offers accuracy of 1% and sensitivity of 0.01 nm/°C (nominal). It features monolithic glass fiber sensing element that is as stable as silica glass. Standard probe length is 300 mm, while sensor/grating length is 15 mm, and sensor placement is 25 mm from probe tip. Unit utilizes FC/APC type connector.

USB-Based Power Sensors support wide measurement range.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.    Santa Clara, CA 95051
Sep 22, 2008 Comprised of 5 models optimized for specific frequency and power ranges, U2000B/H Series operate without power meters or external power adapters and feature built-in triggering. Up to 1,000 readings/sec can be taken in buffered mode, and high-speed USB 2.0 interface enables plug-and-play setup. Covering -60 to +44 dBm power range and 9 kHz to 24 GHz frequency range, models also offer internal zeroing and come bundled with N1918A Power Analysis Manager software.

Fiber Optic Temperature Sensor measures up to 1,000°C.

Chiral Photonics, Inc    Pine Brook, NJ 07058-9210
Sep 09, 2008 Based on chiral grating, which is fabricated by twisting or microforming fiber, Helica(TM) Temperature Sensor is designed for applications ranging from weld monitoring and control to turbine engine service and design. Sensing element is monolithic glass fiber and features sensitivity of 0.01 nm/°C, nominal. Probe length is 300 mm standard, sensor/grating length is 15 mm, and sensor placement is 25 mm from probe tip. Unit also features FC/APC connector type.

Strain and Temperature Sensor has up to 40 km sensing range.

Strain and Temperature Sensor has up to 40 km sensing range.

OZ Optics, Ltd.    Carp, ON K0A1L0
Jul 10, 2008 Foresight(TM) Fiber Optic Distributed Strain and Temperature Sensor (DSTS) uses Brillouin scattering in optical fibers to measure changes simultaneously in both temperature and strain along length of standard optical fiber, with spatial resolution as short as 5 cm. By wrapping or embedding a fiber inside any structure such as oil pipeline or dam, users can detect when that structure is being strained or heated/cooled and allow the problem to be corrected before failure occurs.

Fiber Optic Array Sensor detects small components.

Contrinex AG    Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Apr 16, 2008 With beam spread of 28 mm that detects objects in any position across area of light transmission, LFP-1011-020 solves problem of capturing, counting, and controlling small components produced by high-speed manufacturing machinery. Use with 5 kHz amplifier optimizes small component detection, while use of blue-light emitting amplifier enables detection of small black rubber components. Each multi-beam head is supplied with 2 m of polymer fibers that can be cut to length.

Photoelectric Sensors feature compact, 29 mm deep housing.

Photoelectric Sensors feature compact, 29 mm deep housing.

Pepperl + Fuchs, Inc.    Twinsburg, OH 44087 2245
Feb 15, 2008 Suited for packaging and assembly environments, ML17 Tru-Vue(TM) Series fiber optic sensors provide typical sensing range of 100 and 400 mm for diffuse and thru-beam fiber optic cables, respectively. They offer 360° visibility LEDs, 5 connection options, and 4-in-1(TM) outputs which enable single sensor to operate in NPN NO/NC and PNP NO/NC configurations. Photoelectric sensors can be mounted via industry-standard M18 threaded snout or thru-holes.

Fiber Optic Sensor detects true colors in workpieces.

Omron Electronics, LLC    Schaumburg, IL 60173
Feb 12, 2008 Utilizing 10 mm wide amplifier with White LED, Model E3X-DAC measures changes in RGB parameters and processes them as ratio, so they are unaffected by light-intensity variations. One-touch teaching facilitates setup in registering colors, while smart functions optimize positioning of target objects for detection. Sensor includes timer function with variable ON or OFF delay up to 5 s, and response time of 60 µs, making it suitable for detecting registration marks on packaging.

Photoelectric Sensors are immune to ambient light sources.

Photoelectric Sensors are immune to ambient light sources.

Pepperl + Fuchs, Inc.    Twinsburg, OH 44087 2245
Jun 26, 2007 Available in fiber optic and background suppression models with visible red and Class 2 laser light sources, Series V18 cylindrical photoelectric sensors feature adjustable focus and sensitivity settings. Rugged sensors feature automatic mutual interference protection and 18 mm dia cylindrical metal housing with straight or right angle sensing configurations. They can automatically determine their output without external influence.

Fiber Optic Sensors feature 4-in-1 output.

Fiber Optic Sensors feature 4-in-1 output.

Pepperl + Fuchs, Inc.    Twinsburg, OH 44087 2245
Apr 19, 2007 Provided in 29 mm deep housing, ML17 Tru-Vue(TM) series photoelectric sensors are mounted via M18 threaded snout or thru-holes and secure cables with quarter-turn locking mechanism. Products offer 360° visibility LEDs, 5 connection options, and 4-in-1(TM) outputs, which enable one sensor to operate in NPN NO, NPN NC, PNP NO, or PNP NC configurations. While typ sensing range is 100+ mm for diffuse fiber optic cables, 400+ mm is standard for thru-beam fiber optic cables.

Fiber Optic Safety Grid is rated for explosive atmospheres.

Banner Engineering Corp.    Minneapolis, MN 55441
Feb 09, 2007 Designed for personnel safety and equipment protection applications, PICO-GUARD(TM) Grids provide optically based, non-contact solution for perimeter and access guarding. Products are available with 2, 3, or 4 beams that can function as emitter or receiver. Preconfigured for proper beam spacing from 300-584 mm, grids perform at ranges up to 31 m and protective heights to 1,066 mm. Anodized aluminum, MEK-resistant protective housing is standard, and fiber lengths range from 2.4-30 m.

Fiber Optic Sensors feature programmable, NPN/PNP outputs.

Fiber Optic Sensors feature programmable, NPN/PNP outputs.

Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc.    Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Nov 14, 2006 With supply voltage of 10-30 Vdc and sensing distance of 10-200 mm, AF fiber optic sensors feature sensitivity adjustment along with keyboard to ensure that adjustments cannot be changed. Connection to sensors is made using standard sensor cables equipped with M8 connectors. Compact units can be din-rail mounted and are suited for detecting small parts, sensing marks and contrasts on packages, and presence control on automated equipment.

Fiber Optic Sensors feature dual 4-digit display.

Fiber Optic Sensors feature dual 4-digit display.

Pepperl + Fuchs, Inc.    Twinsburg, OH 44087 2245
Jun 08, 2006 Available with NPN or PNP outputs, Accu-Vue(TM) Fiber Optic Amplifiers incorporate one-touch auto-teach, and built-in timer functions ranging from 250 µsec to 20 sec. Sensor features auto power control to maintain constant light emission level over life of sensor and adjustable response times of 50 µsec. Applications include parts presence, label detection, error proofing, and thread detection.

Safety Elements enable flexible perimeter guarding.

Safety Elements enable flexible perimeter guarding.

Banner Engineering Corp.    Minneapolis, MN 55441
Aug 12, 2005 Non-contact fiber optic PICO-GUARD(TM) Points enable multiple emitter and receiver points to be arranged to create customized optical safety grid that meets Safety Category 4 requirements. Resistant to damage from moisture and debris, IP67-rated products operate with light and use no electricity. Safety elements with 12 mm polycarbonate threaded barrel have operating range of 1.5-6.4 m, whereas 30 mm stainless steel threaded barrel models operate over 8.5-28.7 m range.




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