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SICK KTS/KTX Compact Contrast Sensor

June 26th, 2017 · No Comments · News, Sensors

SICK KTS KTXKTS and KTX powerful contrast sensors are the result of a forward-looking, innovative platform. The patented TwinEye technology for improved contrast detection and sensing distance tolerance (+- 5 mm), the specially developed three-color LED with its high-precision, color-mixed light spot, and the jitter that has been minimized to a level never before seen, coupled with absolute high-speed switching frequencies, open up a world of new possibilities when it comes to detecting contrasts and colors.

IO-Link and additional integrated functions such as recipe management ensure maximum versatility, while the innovative, multifunctional 7-segment display guarantees simple yet customized sensor setup, operation, and visualization.

With the KTS and KTX, you can control your packaging processes quickly and precisely. Thanks to TwinEye-Technology®, the KTS and KTX detect high-gloss materials and complex contrasts, even on heavily fluttering materials. The integrated color mode also enables reliable detection of even the most minor contrast differences and color features.

  • TwinEye-Technology for increased depth of field and sensing distance tolerance
  • 50 kHz switching frequency and 5 μs jitter
  • Large dynamic range means reliable detection of contrasts on glossy materials
  • 7-segment display
  • Color mode
  • IO-Link and automation functions

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