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E68 Series Photoelectric Conveyor Sensor System

Product Announcement from Eaton Corporation - Sensors

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The Cutler-Hammer E68 Series integral Sensor Valve (ISV) from Eaton Corporation is a complete Zero Pressure Accumulation (ZPA) sensing and control solution. This system solves the problem of product damage and mishandling caused by mechanical sensor rollers on out-dated ZPA conveyors.

A E68 is a complete, pre-engineered solution. All components, including sensors, air valves, pre-measured connectors, power supplies and accessories, are designed to work in tandem. These components simply snap together to provide reliable conveyor control without the need to invest costly engineering time. The compact power supply, designed specifically for our ZPA products, includes an integral junction box to eliminate additional mounting enclosures.

The unique ISV reduces installation costs by integrating the sensor, valve and control logic into one device. Only one device needs to be installed to provide a full zone's worth of control. Connections between zones are also included, eliminating the need to run any additional wiring. Wiring is optimized for an exact fit, eliminating unsightly cable loops that could be snagged or damaged.

ISV sensors are available in both polarized reflex and diffuse reflective sensing modes. Polarized sensors eliminate detection errors caused by shiny targets and provide the highest level of high sensing reliability when used at common conveyor widths. Diffuse reflective models can be installed in low lift-height locations and other areas on the conveyor where it may not be possible to mount a polarized reflex sensor and reflector. These models have an extremely narrow field of view to allow for mounting below the level of the conveyor rollers in certain cases where necessary.


- Self-contained package includes sensor, logic, air valve and wiring

- Non-contact, true Zero Pressure Accumulation

- Multiple algorithms available to provide the exact functionality you require

- Multiple wiring options available, including NEMA 4 and NEMA 1 varieties

- Low installation costs

- Integrated "beam status" contact available to allow direct integration into AC or DC control systems

- One-touch air fittings for quick installation

- Low-profile package allows easy integration into conveyor side-channel

- System designed with sub-4A 24V DC wiring for safety and reduced installation costs

- Easily interfaced to external control systems for singulated discharge and/or slug release

- Highly optimized, low cost power supply

- Custom brackets and sensor/bracket assemblies available


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