Compact sensor ideal for tight spaces


TURCK has unveiled the latest member of the ferrite-core-free uprox+ family – the QP08.

The compact factor-1-sensor offers a high EMV and magnetic field stability, as well as ultimate switching distances for all metals – like all uprox+ types.

Designed especially for the use in cramped spaces with little place for the installation – for example at the installation – and handling-industry or in packaging machines – the non-flush sensor in a plastic housing guarantees time and cost savings, regarding the installation and service.

Because in this area of application usually aluminum is used as target-material, the new factor-1-sensor reaches up to 300 per cent higher switching distances, compared to customary sensors.

The QP08 guarantees the user a maximum installation freedom, not only because of the small and compact housing (32 x 20 x 8 mm, LxWxH), but also because of little free zones, a switching distance of 10 mm and the possibility to install the sensor directly onto metal.

Also, the boreholes are compatible with all Q08 – and similar designs, which allows a fast and uncomplicated replacement of customary sensor types.

Large, curved LEDs at the sensor show the user the operational readiness and the switching state of the QP08 at any time – from the top view and from the site.

Thanks to the directly overmoulded electronics, the compact proximity switch of the protection category IP67 is also insensitive towards dirt and moisture.

TURCK Australia
Ph: 1300 132566


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