Area Sensors detect objects in non-safety applications.

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Series AS6000 features 15 m range, response time of 24 ms, and 31 x 32 mm cross section to detect objects as small as 30 mm in diameter. Offering NPN or PNP outputs, sensors are capable of switching high current loads to 250 mAdc and can interface to almost any control system. Industry-standard M12 connectors facilitate installation. Sensors are suited for factory automation applications requiring object detection of moderate to large size.



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New Area Sensors for Object Detection in Non-safety Applications



FREMONT, CA - Scientific Technologies Inc. introduces the AS6000 Area Sensor. A long-range detection sensor for non-safety applications, the AS6000 features a 15-meter range, response time as fast as 24 ms and a compact 31 mm x 32 mm cross-section to detect objects as small as 30 mm in diameter. Industry-standard M12 connectors facilitate fast, easy installation.

This AS6000 requires no separate controller and is Ideal for factory automation applications requiring object detection of moderate to large size. It can also be used as a low cost vehicle detection solution. Offering NPN or PNP outputs, and capable of switching high current loads to 250 mA DC, the AS6000 is easy to interface to almost any control system.

With headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley, STI was founded over 30 years ago and employs more than 340 people. STI has been selected twice by Forbes and three times by Business Week as one of the "world's best small companies." STI's safety products are used to protect workers around machinery, automated equipment and industrial robots.

For more information contact: Scientific Technologies Inc., 6550 Dumbarton Circle, Fremont, CA 94555; 1-800-479-3658; (510) 608-3400; fax: (510) 744-1442; Fax Back System: (916) 431-6544; E-mail: sales@stiscanners.com; Web site: www.stiscanners.com.

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