Electronic Position Sensor for Cylinders

Description

Festo is pleased to announce this addition to our Sensor product line – the SMAT electronic position sensor for cylinders. The new SMAT can continuously monitor the position of a cylinder piston within a range of 50mm. This innovate cylinder position sensor is ideal for use in gripping,
clamping, and part-selecting applications.

Features and Benefits
  • 50mm measurement range with analog output
  • Contactless, magnetic measurement principle
  • Output: 0-10v, 0-20ma
  • Mount in size 8 cylinder slot
  • Independent of magnet polarization
  • Space saving – direct mounting in T-slot
  • Easy installation – insert into slot, lock into place with an Allen key – done!
  • Reliable and accurate by design – measuring range always 50mm with any cylinder

SMAT Applications

Object detection:

  • Force fitting
  • Clamping
  • Orientation/position detection
  • Good/bad work piece separation
  • Work piece changing

Process Monitoring:

  • Sheet metal production
  • Sheet metal handling
  • Wear monitoring
  • Quality inspection

Specs

• Voltage output - 0 ...10 V, integrated out-of-range detection • Current output - 4 ... 20mA, integrated out-of-range detection n/a • Power supply - 24 V DC (+15V ... +30V) • Measuring range - 50 ±2 mm • Repeatability Typically - ±0.064 mm • Mounting - Size 8 slot, Bi-directional • Connection - M8-4 pin plug • Protection class - IP65 and IP67 • Certification - UL, C-Tick
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