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What makes the ultrasonic sensors so robust and flexible?
The new U500 and UR 18 ultrasonic sensors from Baumer are more robust than ever and highly cost-efficient. Due to a hermetically sealed sensor element with an extremely robust PEEK foil, the ultrasonic sensor becomes considerably more robust. Thanks to the OneBox design, they are identical in design and size to their optoelectronic pendant O500, offering the user maximum flexibility in the planning phase or for later retrofitting measures.
What can this sensor survive? How about sandblasting? Find out in this video.
Highest process reliability and longevity
Uniquely robust and resistant sensor thanks to hermetically sealed sensor element with PEEK foil
Flexible and application-specific parameterization
Various setting options, such as sonic beam width or filter functions, with IO-Link
Measurement almost to the sensor surface
Extremely short blind range of 70 mm with a range of up to 1000 mm
Consistent operation thanks to interference resistance
Detection of transparent, high-gloss and multi-color objects with maximum resistance to soiling, water drops or chemical substances such as rinsing and antifreeze agents or isopropyl alcohol
Simple and fast commissioning
Adjustment of sensor characteristics directly at the sensor via qTeach as well as centrally via IO-Link
Industrie 4.0 and IIoT ready
Standardized communication interface IO-Link
Freedom in plant planning
Identical functions and various mounting options in cubic and cylindrical design as well as identical dimensions of the U500 and the optical counterpart O500
Hybrid operation - analysis of additional process data parallel to operation
Read out process data, e.g. number of parts or temperature values, while the analog measuring signal is simultaneously output
Ultrasonic distance sensors provide reliable information about their absolute position or measure levels. They measure independently of color or transparency of the objects and extremely contamination resistant.
The measuring version of the U500 enables monitoring of the diameter of rolls regardless of their color, reflectance and transparency.
Sag monitoring/loop control
U500 sensors measure loop depth even for transparent foils, thus controlling material supply in the machines.
The distance measurement is based on a time-of-flight measurement. The sensor calculates the time between sending and receiving the reflected sound signal. Advantage:Immunity to moisture, light, steam or object color