Forked sensors for label detection

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Reliable detection in a wide range of different applications

Precise and fast detection – even at high web speeds – and the reliable detection of a wide range of material combinations and surfaces. These are the criteria professional sensors must meet for labeling applications. And here we offer the right solution for every application with our wide line of different designs and operating principles, from light to ultrasonics.

GS 61

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The smallest forked photoelectric sensor of industrial quality

Optical forked photoelectric sensor in slim-line design with 3 mm mouth width for exact detection of labels on base material.

  • Simple sensitivity adjustment via multiturn potentiometer or optionally via teach-in function
  • Slimline-design (reduced fork height) for installation directly at the dispensing edge
  • Removable operating head for comfortable potentiometer adjustment
  • Smallest dimensions of all industrial forked photoelectric sensors with an excellent price / performance ratio

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GS 63

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First class technology in the new design

The chemically nickel-plated metal housing of this optical forked photoelectric sensor is ideal for applications in the foodstuffs sector where it is critical that no paint chipping occurs. The flat fork enables installation in a groove directly at the dispensing edge to achieve – together with the short response time – a high dispensing accuracy. With a 3 mm mouth width and 60 mm mouth depth, the sensor is also very well suited for wide labels.

  • High switching frequency and short response time guarantee very good repeatability
  • Easy adjustment via lockable teach button or teach input
  • Slimline-design (reduced fork height) for installation directly at the dispensing edge
  • ALC (auto level control) function: maximum performance reserve via automatic online optimization of the switching threshold
  • Warning output for the display of teach or function errors

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GK 14

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Proven technology for transparent labels

The capacitive forked sensor is particularly well suited for transparent labels without metallic coating.

  • Forked sensor for reliable detection of transparent and opaque labels
  • PNP and NPN transistor output for optimum adaptation to the controller
  • Robust metal housing with beveled inlet edges
  • Inverting input for easy adaptation of the output signal level

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GSU 06

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The foil expert

This forked sensor with metal housing is very well suited for the detection of foil labels, metallic-coated foil labels and thin metal foils. A special variant for paper tear monitoring is also available .

  • Reliable detection of foil labels on foil carriers or paper carriers, paper labels on paper carriers, metallic foil labels and thin metal foils
  • Simple adjustment via teach-in by pressing a button or remote calibration 1
  • Static PNP and NPN transistor outputs for optimum adaptation to the controller
  • M8/M12 connector or cable version

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GSU 14

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Universal ultrasonics

Ultrasonic forked sensor for reliable detection and universal application. With its large mouth width, this ultrasonic forked sensor is also suitable for leaflet labels and booklet labels.

  • Reliable detection of foil labels on foil carriers, foil labels on paper carriers, paper labels on paper carriers, metallic foil labels and thin metal foils

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IGSU 14

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Our best for maximum operational safety

The model with chemically nickel-plated metal housing is ideal for applications in the foodstuffs sector where it is critical that no paint chipping occurs. With Easy Teach (press button, dispense labels, done), static teaching without loss of labels, ALC function for readjustment of the switching threshold, warning output and practical accessories, this forked sensor is always the first choice for universal label detection. And, with its large mouth width, it is also ideal for booklet and leaflet labels.

  • Forked sensor for reliable detection of foil labels on foil carriers or paper carriers, paper labels on paper carriers, metallic foil labels and thin metal foils
  • Model for the reliable detection of splice on paper web or plastic web
  • easyTeach function: press button - dispense labels - done
  • ALC function (auto level control): maximum performance reserve via automatic online optimization of the switching threshold

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