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The New Pepperl+Fuchs R100 Combines Several Photoelectric Sensors into One Housing Design!

This series has a number of innovative technologies as well as the compact housing design.  Simply decide how you are mounting your sensors and choose the functions you need.  

Available with LED sensors with red light (PowerBeam) or laser sensors with red light (DuraBeam), both have IO-Link!
Find your R100 sensor now!

Sensor Features Include:

  • Thru-beam sensor
  • Retroreflective sensor with polarization filter
  • Diffuse mode sensor with background suppression
  • Diffuse mode sensor with background evaluation
  • Measuring sensor with multiple switch points
  • Distance sensor
  • Retroreflective sensor for clear object detection (LED sensor only)
  • Diffuse mode sensor (LED sensor only)

Multi Pixel Technology (MPT) was developed by Pepperl+Fuchs and gives you highly reliable and interference-free distance measurement for near-range applications. The technology combines the measuring functionality of conventional distance sensors with the proven triangulation principle.

How does MPT work? With this geometric method, an emitter – LED or laser – emits a light beam to the target object, which reflects it back. The reflected light beam is then recaptured by a light-sensitive receiver in the sensor, the multi pixel array. Depending on the position of the light spot on the receiver, the distance of the object to the sensor is calculated by geometric triangulation. This is done using intelligent software algorithms.conventional distance sensors with the proven triangulation principle.

Due to the small-sized MPT measuring core, the precise distance measurement can be integrated into very small sensors for the first time – such as the R10x series. Benefit from their adaptability and explore the smallest distance sensors with an unprecedented power density!

DuraBeam Laser Technology offers you the best of both worlds! Laser sensors have a shorter durability and a lower temperature range compared to LED sensors. Pepperl+Fuchs has now used the best of both sensors to give you the strength of LED sensors and laser sensors together!

The powerful technology ensures an extended service life and provides the user with new possibilities – even at elevated ambient temperatures of up to 60° C.

DuraBeam also uses a special beam profile, which reflects a sharply contoured, circular light spot on an object at any time. Sensors equipped with DuraBeam laser technology are ideally suited for highly accurate detection and distance measurement of small objects.

Sensorik4.0® – Future-Proofed Automation with IO-Link

IO-Link enables continuous communication down to the sensor level. The user receives valuable diagnostic and status information as well as process data. The intelligence of the sensors can be fully used!

The R100, R101, and R103 series photoelectric sensors are equipped with IO-Link and meet the requirements of Sensorik4.0 and the digital factory of the future. Using SmartBridge technology from Pepperl+Fuchs, you go one step further,,, communicate wirelessly for the first time and get all the necessary information directly on your mobile devices. Easily control the automation processes in your plant!

Take a look at some of the Sensorik4.0 application examples below!

Smart Waste Management with Ultrasonic Sensors

Intelligent Object Identification with RFID

Making Data Available with Bridge Technologies

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