Flexible. Compact. Washdown-rated. NEW M18 tubular sensors have it all in one package!


Sunnyvale, CA, July 8, 2009 – New compact S15 series photoelectric sensors pack all the functions and features you would expect from larger sensors into a compact tubular form just 40mm in length. They mount in standard M18 size round holes, and the reduced depth behind the panel saves valuable real estate.

These sensors are available with a choice of standard cable connection or a pig-tail connection that will greatly reduce wiring time. One of the most important aspects of the S15 series is the IP69K degree of protection. Not only can these sensors withstand the harsh demands of high temperature and high pressure wash-downs, but they have also been designed to help prevent the formation of bacteria when used with appropriate wash-down methods. This makes S15 sensors invaluable in the food and beverage industry.

The S15 series is available in polarized retro-reflective, through-beam, diffuse, and standard retro-reflective models, with a choice of NPN or PNP outputs. Plus uniquely-designed optics and electronics allow for reliable sensing without adjustments, improving productivity and reducing installation times. This makes them perfect for applications such as pharmaceutical, packaging, material handling, and pulp and paper.

For additional information, please contact IDEC Corporation at 1-800-262-IDEC (4332) or visit www.idec-ds.com.

About IDEC: Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, IDEC Corporation is a global manufacturer known worldwide for over sixty decades for its reliable control and automation products. In the United States, IDEC has over thirty local sales offices to assist customers with choosing the right switches, relays, power supplies, PLCs, O/Is, sensors and more. A leader in the industry, IDEC produces only the highest quality products. For additional information, visit www.idec.com/usa.

About Datasensor: Headquartered in Bologna, Italy, Datasensor has been on the international market for over 35 years as a leader in the development, production and commercialization of photoelectric devices for detection, safety, measurement and inspection for industrial automation. Datasensor is Italy’s largest photoelectric sensing device manufacturer and Europe’s third largest. Datasensor is a part of the DATALOGIC Industrial Group Hydra Spa. For additional information, visit www.datasensor.com.

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