The modular design of the LDI laser allows for easy and fast switching between the signal interfaces. As standard, the laser sensor has an analog output with 0...20 mA or 4...20 mA as well as the RS232, RS422, and SSI interfaces. The Ethernet, EtherCAT and Profinet interfaces can be implemented quickly by replacing the adapter cap. Profibus is also possible using a separate converter. Typical applications include the wood industry (glued laminated timber production, timber construction, pallet production), paper industry (positioning, dimensional measurement), surface mining, bridge construction, and automated storage guides or other stroke measurements. The sensor is also suitable for non-standard fields of application, such as monitoring the position of trains in the service hall or measuring the thickness of snow on building roofs to determine the load capacity.
Thanks to its non-contact measurement, the laser sensor LDI is particularly suitable as an alternative for magnetic scale sensors, which can reach ranges of up to 100 m with their magnetic tape. For smaller measuring ranges of up to 50 m, draw-wire sensors are also suitable, however, these measure by contact and require a suspension point. These measuring systems are used among other things for monitoring the position of elevators.
Technical information: data sheet LDI.
Further sensors of this measurement principle: product page laser sensors.
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