Delta Electronics (Taiwan) - Both of these powerful sensors will support businesses in a range of sectors with even more diverse industrial applications.
Delta has added two new area sensors - AS-E and AS-T - to its portfolio. The powerful AS-E and AS-T models each sense a bigger part between the sensor lines, allowing them to detect and register products, ingredients and components. An example could be to identify an item falling from a conveyor belt or moved to an incorrect destination while being transported. This reduces losses and helps to minimize material wastage and transportation of wrong items. Both the standard AS-E area sensor and its more robust counterpart AS-T for outdoor use support comprehensive no-dead-zone detection within their working area. They are ideally suited for a diverse range of deployment scenarios in industrial applications.
AS-E: compact and economical:
The small form factor of the AS-E qualifies it for many industrial applications. Enclosed in a thin yet strong aluminum alloy case, it detects opaque objects larger than 30 mm over a range of up to 4 meters. The module can be front-mounted without the need for a bracket and its connector format enables simple wiring. The AS-E area sensor is an ideal addition to existing sensor installations, such as those used in food and beverage production, packaging, medical technology, textile, rubber and plastics, warehousing, machine tools or the production of electronic components and equipment.
AS-T: certified to IP67 for robust application:
AS-T has been developed specifically for use outdoors. The area sensor is installed in a case made from thickened aluminum alloy, available in six different length sizes. The special design is based on a tubular waterproof mechanism that has undergone strict verification testing and is certified to the outdoor IP67 protection rating. In addition, the AS-T has a configurable NPN/PNP output, identifies objects as small as 3.4cm from a range of up to 3.6 meters, and is ideal for use as a detection sensor for outdoor door detection.
Martien Heesterbeek, Delta Product Manager, Industrial Automation Business Group at Delta Electronics EMEA region, explains, “With these AS-E and AS-T area sensors, we are offering our customers even more options for a diverse range of industrial applications. Both models help businesses to verify conveyed items even more quickly and accurately than before, thereby improving product quality for the long term.”
Delta, founded in 1971, is a global leader in switching power supplies and thermal management products with a thriving portfolio of smart energy-saving systems and solutions in the fields of industrial automation, building automation, telecom power, data center infrastructure, EV charging, renewable energy, energy storage and display, to nurture the development of smart manufacturing and sustainable cities. As a world-class corporate citizen guided by its mission statement, “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow,” Delta leverages its core competence in high-efficiency power electronics and its ESG-embedded business model to address key environmental issues, such as climate change. Delta serves customers through its sales offices, R&D centers and manufacturing facilities spread over close to 200 locations across 5 continents.
Throughout its history, Delta has received various global awards and recognition for its business achievements, innovative technologies and dedication to ESG. Since 2011, Delta has been listed on the DJSI World Index of Dow Jones Sustainability™ Indices for 12 consecutive years. In 2021, Delta was also recognized by CDP with leadership level ratings for its substantial contribution to climate change and water security issues and named Supplier Engagement Leader for its continuous development of a sustainable value chain.