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New laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon offers even higher performance and faster, easier set up

Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a new laser triangulation sensor with integrated controller that offers even higher performance and is fast and easy to set up. The sensor is suitable for high speed, distance, displacement and position measurements in a wide range of applications, including automation, machine building, electronics production, packaging, automotive and process manufacturing.

The new compact optoNCDT 1750 laser triangulation sensor succeeds the optoNCDT 1700 series of laser sensors. The optoNCDT 1750 is a powerful sensor that provides a variety of new features combined with higher measuring rates, robustness and reliability.

Based on an innovative web interface, the optoNCDT 1750 is incredibly easy to use and set up without requiring any additional operating software. The settings for the measurement task can be quickly selected using application-specific, predefined presets. These are available to suit a wide variety of materials and surface types, including metals, plastics and organics. These presets enable rapid, straightforward set up and help to optimise the sensor for specific tasks.

The measuring rate is continuously adjustable up to 7.5kHz and can be individually adapted to suit each measurement task. Peak selection and suppression of interference peaks enable reliable measurements on coated materials, measurement objects located behind glass and on film-sealed components. Data output is via analogue or digital RS422 interface. Furthermore, the optoNCDT 1750 provides two switching outputs that are controllable.

Due to the Advanced Real Time Surface Compensation (A-RTSC) feature, the sensor operates almost regardless of the target material and colour. The exposure time or amount of light produced by the laser sensor is optimally matched to the reflection characteristics of the target surface, which enables reliable measurements even of difficult, changing surfaces.

New evaluation software algorithms and enhanced components provide even higher measurement accuracy and dynamics. High performance optics generate a small spot size onto the target, which enables very small objects to be measured accurately and reliably.

Chris Jones, Managing Director at Micro-Epsilon UK comments: "The combination of enhanced performance and a wide range of features result in a new laser sensor that really is at the top of its performance class. Due to its compact design with integral controller, the optoNCDT 1750 is also extremely versatile in terms of its potential applications, while simplifying installation into restricted spaces on industrial plant, machines, automated production lines and robots."

The optoNCDT 1750 series is available in measuring ranges from 2mm up to 200mm. Maximum linearity is 1.6µm.

For more information on the optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor, please call the Micro-Epsilon sales department on 0151 355 6070 or email info@micro-epsilon.co.uk

About Micro-Epsilon
Micro-Epsilon (www.micro-epsilon.co.uk) is a major global manufacturer of sensors, headquartered in Germany. The company's range of displacement sensors measure everything from to distance, position, vibration, dimensions and thickness, using both contact and non-contact measurement techniques. These techniques include 1D, 2D and even 3D laser-optical sensors and systems, eddy-current, capacitive, LVDT & inductive, potentiometric and draw-wire principles. In addition, Micro Epsilon has developed its own range of non-contact infrared temperature sensors that can measure virtually any target temperature from -40 to +3,300°C. The company also manufactures a comprehensive range of colour recognition sensors.

With more than 45 years' experience in the industry, Micro-Epsilon isn't just a sensor manufacturer. The company is highly innovative and understands the importance of providing complete solutions and support services for its customers. The firm is renowned for its expertise in consulting, development and application of industrial sensors to complex, customer-specific solutions for measurement, inspection and automation. The focus is on selling technical advantage to its customers.

For sales and technical information contact:-

Chris Jones
Micro-Epsilon UK Ltd.
Telephone: +44(0)151 355 6070
Fax: +44(0)151 355 6075

December 2017

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