Trough photoelectric switch is actually a type of photoelectric switch, also called U-type photoelectric switch. It is an infrared photoelectric sensor. It is composed of an infrared emitting tube and an infrared receiving tube. The groove width determines the induction. The strength of the received model and the distance of the received signal, with light as the medium, receives and converts the infrared light between the light emitter and the light receiver, and detects the position of the object.

The slot type photoelectric switch is also non-contact type in the proximity switch. It is less constrained by the detection body and has a long detection distance. It can perform long-distance detection (tens of meters) with high detection accuracy and can detect small objects. The application is very extensive.

Groove photoelectric switch

Compared with the proximity switch, the photoelectric sensor of the groove type has a very long detection distance and is non-contact type, so it does not damage the detection object or the influence of the detection object.

Slot-type photoelectric switch is the same as other proximity switches because it has no mechanical movement, so it can detect high-speed moving objects.

Since the lens is easily affected by organic dust, etc., the lens is free from contamination, and light is scattered or blocked. Therefore, an appropriate protective device must be applied when there are many environments such as live steam, dust, or the like. Under the influence of strong ambient light, it is hardly affected by general illumination light. However, when strong light such as sunlight strikes the light receiver directly, it may cause malfunction or damage.

Groove photoelectric switch (photocoupler) selection points

1. Groove width, the detection object needs to pass trough-type optocoupler trough, in order to achieve infrared light block, so the photoelectric sensor slot width should be wider than the detection of objects, and have a certain margin, easy to install.

2. Groove-type optocoupler (photoelectric switch) slit width, such as the detection of a tooth plate, the tooth width of the tooth plate is d, the tooth width of the tooth plate is f, slot type optoelectronic switch is the slot-type optocoupler light Slit width requirements less than d, and less than f, so as to ensure that the infrared light can effectively block and conduction, under the above conditions, select the optical slot wide slot optocoupler.

3. Groove-type optocoupler (optoelectronic light) shape: with a fixed hole and a fixed hole, please select according to the actual situation.

4. Installation position: When the photoelectric sensor is installed, the outer diameter of the detection tooth plate should exceed 1-2mm of the slot-type optocoupler optical axis. This can effectively block the light.

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