Magnetic Cylinder Sensor has 2 programmable switching points.

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Model MZ2Q provides 2-fold final position detection of pneumatic cylinders and precise detection of different gripper positions. Unit can be taught to detect beginning stroke and end stroke positions over 2 in. stroke size. Featuring IP67 enclosure rating, sensor comes in 2 m (4-wire) and M8 (4-pin) versions and can be completely recessed in T-slot. It is suited for variety of tasks in automation industry.



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SICK Introduces "2 in 1" Magnetic Cylinder Sensor



Two programmable switching points reduce costs and wiring

Minneapolis, Minn. - March 20, 2007 - SICK, one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications, today announced the MZ2Q Magnetic Cylinder Sensor - the first magnetic cylinder sensor with two programmable switching points. The new MZ2Q reduces installation costs and wiring, and is ideal for a variety of tasks in automation technology.

This "2 in 1" sensor offers rapid piston movements, two-fold final position detection of pneumatic cylinders, and the precise detection of different gripper positions. The MZ2Q can be taught to detect beginning stroke (retracted) and end stroke (extended) positions over a 2-in. (50 mm) stroke size. The sensor, which offers an IP 67 enclosure rating, can be completely recessed in the T-slot. The MZ2Q is available in 2 m (4-wire) and M8 (4-pin) versions. With its flexible installation options and universal accessories, the MZ2Q provides a number of features that are unique to the magnetic cylinder sensing industry.

About SICK
SICK is one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With nearly 450 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the semiconductor, automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, and material handling markets. SICK was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.

Tracie Manor
Public Relations Specialist
SICK, Inc.
Detect the Difference
6900 West 110th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55438 USA
Phone: 952.941.6780
Fax: 952.941.9287
Direct: 952.829.4728
http://www.sickusa.com

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