Photoelectric Sensors offer long range, precise detection.

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Supplied in IP67 housing with glass lens, BOS 50K series suits installations where laser sensors may cause safety concerns or perform poorly due to airborne contaminants. Background suppression sensor, with visible red light emitter, can detect objects regardless of color and has 2 m range. Design aids setup, and potentiometer accelerates adjustment. Other members of this series include diffuse mode with 2 m range, polarized retroreflective with 18 m range, and thru-beam with 60 m range.

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Balluff Introduces the New BOS 50K Sensor Family - the Best in Its Class

Florence, KY: Featuring a new glass lens design in a hearty IP67 housing, Balluff introduces the new BOS 50K series family of photoelectric sensors. With an impressive 2m sensing range, this background suppression sensor and its highly-visible red light emitter is simple to set up and adjust, and it can detect objects regardless of color. It is a superior choice for installations where laser sensors may cause safety concerns or perform poorly due to contaminants in the air.

Other members of this 50K sensor series include: a diffuse mode with a range of 2 meters, a polarized retroreflective with 18 meters range, and a thru-beam version with a range of 60 meters. All of these sensors offer simple alignment and setup with a bright visible red light beam and fast adjustment with a potentiometer.

With their long range and precise detection, the Balluff BOS 50K family of sensors is suitable for use in a variety of industries, including: automotive, assembly, automation, material handling and woodworking.

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Balluff Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Balluff GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of inductive, photoelectric, vision, capacitive and magnetic sensors as well as linear position transducers, RFID systems, and networking products. Balluff products for OEM and factory floor solutions are used to control, regulate, automate, assemble, position, and monitor manufacturing, assembly, and packaging sequences for industries including: metalworking, automotive, plastics, material handling, wood processing, aerospace, alternative energy, medical, electrical, and electronics.

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