The Contrinex TRU-C23 photoelectric sensor is ideally suited for the presence control of transparent objects. Its patented technology uses UV light. Since transparent materials like plastic or glass absorb large amounts of polarized UV light, it is very easy to set the threshold at which the sensor switches. This makes commissioning much easier. The shape or thickness of the target has no influence on detection. In addition, sensor performance is unaffected by dirt, water drops or aging. Multiple switching for the same object is eliminated.

The sensor system comprises an LED that emits polarized UV light and a reflector made of special materials suitable for UV. Overall, the sensor’s operating range is around 1200 mm. Special optics with autocollimation ensure reliable detection and no blind zone, even close to the sensor or through a small notch.

For applications requiring the detection of thicker or larger transparent objects, the C23 Transparent Standard can be the ideal solution. It operates with polarized, red light and has a maximum operating range up to 5000 mm. This sensor provides a highly favorable price-performance ratio. Typical fields of application can be found in the food, pharmaceutical and packaging industries, for example when filling glass or plastic bottles, packing in plastic or when the detection of clear packaging film is required.

The housing, which for both types measures only 30 x 20 x 10 mm, is compatible with the entire C23 series as well as comparable devices. The IO-Link interface also provides the important additional benefit of remote commissioning, diagnostics and parameterization as standard and at no extra cost. Sensors are Ecolab tested and approved, rated to IP67 and reliably withstand common industrial cleaning processes.

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Product nameOperating principleRange max.Polarity/OutputConnection typeDatasheet

LFK-3060-101

620-000-909
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
NPN, Light-on/Dark-on + Excess gain
Connection type:
PVC, 2 m, 4 wire
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LFK-3060-103

620-000-913
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
PNP, Light-on/Dark-on + Excess gain
Connection type:
PVC, 2 m, 4 wire
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LFK-3065-101

620-000-901
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
NPN, Light-on/Dark-on + Teach input
Connection type:
PVC, 2 m, 4 wire
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LFK-3065-103

620-000-905
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
PNP, Light-on/Dark-on + Teach input
Connection type:
PVC, 2 m, 4 wire
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LFK-3066-101

620-000-941
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
NPN, Light-on/Dark-on + Teach input
Connection type:
PVC, 2 m, 4 wire
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LFK-3066-403

620-000-945
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
PNP, Light-on/Dark-on/IO-Link + Teach input
Connection type:
PVC, 2 m, 4 wire
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LFK-3360-101

620-000-937
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
100 mm
Polarity/Output:
NPN, Light-on/Dark-on + Excess gain
Connection type:
PVC, 2 m, 4 wire
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LFK-3360-103

620-000-939
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
100 mm
Polarity/Output:
PNP, Light-on/Dark-on + Excess gain
Connection type:
PVC, 2 m, 4 wire
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LFS-3060-101

620-000-911
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
NPN, Light-on/Dark-on + Excess gain
Connection type:
M8 4-pin
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LFS-3060-103

620-000-915
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
PNP, Light-on/Dark-on + Excess gain
Connection type:
M8 4-pin
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LFS-3065-101

620-000-903
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
NPN, Light-on/Dark-on + Teach input
Connection type:
M8 4-pin
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LFS-3065-103

620-000-907
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
PNP, Light-on/Dark-on + Teach input
Connection type:
M8 4-pin
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LFS-3066-101

620-000-942
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
NPN, Light-on/Dark-on + Teach input
Connection type:
M8 4-pin
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LFS-3066-403

620-000-946
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
200 mm
Polarity/Output:
PNP, Light-on/Dark-on/IO-Link + Teach input
Connection type:
M8 4-pin
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LFS-3360-101

620-000-938
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
100 mm
Polarity/Output:
NPN, Light-on/Dark-on + Excess gain
Connection type:
M8 4-pin
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LFS-3360-103

620-000-940
Operating principle:
Fiber amplifier
Range max.:
100 mm
Polarity/Output:
PNP, Light-on/Dark-on + Excess gain
Connection type:
M8 4-pin
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