Optical Sensor/Solenoid Valve aids in conveyor automation.

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Designed for sensing objects moving through conveyor accumulation zones, OSV incorporates solid-state electronics and solenoid valve using logic and manual inputs to control pneumatic actuator. It detects variety of materials at distances up to 6 ft and may be cascaded up to 100 units. Along with modular design, product features multi-color LED indicators, self-aligning beam, adjustable valve time delay, sensitivity adjustment, and optional wire lengths.



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Combination Optical Sensor / Solenoid Valve Offers Cost-effective Solution for Conveyor Automation



Youngstown, OH (August, 2005) - The OSV from Canfield Connector is a cost-effective solution to expensive, high-maintenance components for pneumatic accumulation zones. Designed specifically for sensing objects moving through conveyor zones, the OSV incorporates solid-state electronics and a low wattage solenoid valve using logic and manual inputs to reliably control a pneumatic actuator.

The OSV features minimal installation and setup and will detect a wide variety of materials at distances up to six feet. Cascadable up to 100 units, the OSV's modular design allows for easy component replacement. Additional features include multi-color intelligent LED indicators for status and diagnostics, self-aligning beam, adjustable valve time delay, optional sensitivity adjustment and optional wire lengths.

All Canfield Connector products are made in the USA to the highest standards of quality. Complete features and specifications are available at the company's website, www.canfieldconnector.com or by calling 800-554-5071.

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