Detect every small part

November 2022

The new fork sensors of the GS 04B and GS 08B series from Leuze detect even the smallest objects with absolute reliability. They are ideal for reliable detection in high speed applications. Even the smallest objects can be reliably detected - as proven by the new Leuze GS 04B and GS 08B series fork sensors. They detect objects as small as 0.05 mm in diameter. Due to their high switching frequency of up to 10,000 HZ, they are well suited for use in fast automation processes. Users benefit from a wide choice of different variants: the sensors of the GS 04B series are available in 14 different fork widths from 5 to 220 mm. The GS(L) 08B series offers four fork widths from 30 to 120 mm. This makes them suitable for a variety of industries - for example in the packaging sector or in assembly and handling technology.

The new GS 04B series fork photoelectric sensors with red light LED are also available with extra-wide fork widths of 170 or 220 millimeters. Using these, applications with larger components can also be solved with fork sensors.

Quickly mounted and configured
The compact fork shape of the sensors combines the transmitter and receiver in one device. This enables simple and quick mounting without the need for alignment and offers a high level of operational reliability. Due to their very compact design, Leuze fork photoelectric sensors can also be integrated into areas where space is limited. The extrawide fork widths of 170 or 220 mm, also allow larger objects to be detected.

The sensors of the GS 04B and GS 08B series can be configured either via IO-Link or manually via a potentiometer. Sensitivity adjustment and light/dark switching ensure maximum reliability. When it comes to high demands on hygiene and resistance to cleaning agents: the GS(L) 08B series offers a robust, resistant, and cleanroom-compatible V4A stainless steel housing. It is ECOLAB-certified and meets the high standards of protection class IP67.

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