Minneapolis, MN - March 31, 2015 - Banner Engineering has expanded its L-GAGE LE family of laser sensors with the LE250 and LE550 Dual Discrete laser sensors. Designed with the same robust housing, intuitive interface and linear array technology as Banner’s analog models, the dual discrete laser sensors provide outstanding performance for challenging detection applications.
The sensors feature two, independently configurable discrete outputs, which can be setup as switch points or sensing windows for simple part detection and feedback on position. For example, by utilizing two overlapping windows, operators can indicate if the target is correctly positioned, too close, too far away or not present.
“The LE250 and LE550 Dual Discrete laser sensors provide cost-effective and easy-to-use solutions for applications that may otherwise require two sensors or an analog output,” said Brad Ragozzino, Technical Marketing Engineer, Banner Engineering. “With the same reliable technology and exceptional repeatability as our analog models, the dual discrete laser sensors ensure reliable detection on a wide variety of materials, reflective surfaces and colors.”
With a wide 100 mm to 1000 mm operating range and larger spot size, the LE550 is an ideal detection solution for diverse measurement applications, including roll diameter, loop control, thickness measurement and positioning.
Alternatively, the Banner LE250 is optimized for superior measurement precision and provides a sub millimeter inspection solution for measurements ranging from 100 mm to 400 mm. The LE250 also features a smaller spot size, approximately one millimeter, which provides more consistent detection of smaller features and measurements across targets of varying colors, including multicolored packaging.
Banner’s L-Gage laser sensors operate with an intuitive two-line, eight-character display, allowing for easy readability, quick adjustments and simple menu navigation. The visible red, Class 2 laser beam and small spot size ensure quick setup and alignment. The sensors are ready to measure right out of the box, and with multiple mounting bracket options available, the sensor can easily be installed to solve a wide range of applications, saving time and money with setup.