Presence Check of Pipelines with Universal Retro-Reflex Sensors
Before the quality check of large oil and gas pipelines, it is important to ensure that the pipes are in a precise position. Before a quality measurement can be carried out by 2D/3D profile sensors, oil- and lubricant-resistant retro-reflex sensors (IP69K) with laser light are installed on the side before and after the test portal. The front edge of the tube is precisely detected thanks to the fine laser beam. The robust stainless steel 316L housing also protects against mechanical influences.
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Universal Retro-Reflex Sensors
Universal retro-reflex sensors are suitable for the detection of glossy, chrome-plated or reflective surfaces thanks to the polarization filter. They work with red light or laser light. Objects are detected by interrupting the light beam between the sensor and the reflector.