Toolbox Categories: 3D Vision, RFID, Vision

SICK is a leader of factory and process automation technology worldwide. With more than 450 patents for photoelectric sensors, safety solutions, machine vision, and bar code scanners, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, consumer goods, logistics, parcel/postal, and material handling industries.

SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications. Whether automating factories or optimizing distribution centers, SICK provides cost-effective solutions.

Product Focus: Miniature Photoelectric Sensors

Sick offers a wide range of miniature and sub-miniature photoelectric sensors providing best-in-class performance that require no external amplifier.

  • W2 Slim – BGS Photoelectric proximity sensor with standard light spot
  • W2 Flat – Also detects transparent and reflecting objects
  • W4-3 – Simple operation with teach function and 5-gear potentiometer
  • W8 – Photoelectric sensor with autocollimation (single-lens optics)
  • W100 – Complete product series including laser for long ranges

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Product Focus: DT50-2 Laser Distance Sensor

The DT50-2 Pro offers a new range of possibilities for distance measurement, including 10 m on black targets and 30 m on white, repeatability of 0.5 mm, 3,000 measurements per second, wide range of operating temperatures (-40°C to 65°C), and IP 67 rating.
The Dx50-2 sensors feature an intuitive display, saving time during installation and commissioning. The settings for speed, sensing range, and repeatability can be adjusted to suit every possible application. All of this in a compact housing!

  • Measuring range up to 10 m on black targets and up to 30 m on white targets
  • Output rate up to 3,000/s
  • Repeatability: 0.5 mm to 5 mm
  • Reliable, patented HDDM™ time-of-flight technology
  • Temperatures from –40 °C to +65 °C thanks to rugged metal housing with LCD
  • IO-Link, analog and switching output (three switching modes available for selection)
  • Enclosure rating IP 65 and IP 67

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Product Focus: DT50-2 Laser Distance Sensor

The DT50-2 Pro offers a new range of possibilities for distance measurement, including 10 m on black targets and 30 m on white, repeatability of 0.5 mm, 3,000 measurements per second, wide range of operating temperatures (-40°C to 65°C), and IP 67 rating.
The Dx50-2 sensors feature an intuitive display, saving time during installation and commissioning. The settings for speed, sensing range, and repeatability can be adjusted to suit every possible application. All of this in a compact housing!

  • Measuring range up to 10 m on black targets and up to 30 m on white targets
  • Output rate up to 3,000/s
  • Repeatability: 0.5 mm to 5 mm
  • Reliable, patented HDDM™ time-of-flight technology
  • Temperatures from –40 °C to +65 °C thanks to rugged metal housing with LCD
  • IO-Link, analog and switching output (three switching modes available for selection)
  • Enclosure rating IP 65 and IP 67

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Product Focus: OD Precision

OD Precision Only optical displacement sensor that connects three sensors to one controller Many measuring ranges from 24…26 mm up to 300…700 mm Easiest solution for customer specific applications, thanks to integrated calculations of up to 3 sensors Non-surface dependent measurement with CMOS receiving element High resolution (0.02 microns) Glass thickness measurement with just one sensor head Different light spot sizes, the ideal solution for any application Stand-alone use via RS422.

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Product Focus: Profiler 2 Short Range Distance Sensor

The Profiler™ 2 short range distance sensor performs highly accurate measurements on the x and z axes and can also measure the surface of more complex objects. Up to four areas can be analyzed at the same time with a single measurement. One of the 10 integrated measurement functions, e.g., height or width, can be selected for each area. The integrated evaluation unit of the Profiler™ 2 saves you time and money when it comes to installation – making the sensor one of the most cost-effective solutions for profile measurement.

  • Measuring a 2D profile with just one sensor saves on hardware and installation costs
  • Cost-effective solution for 2D profile measurement
  • Real-time visualization of the measurement results via the integrated display
  • Intuitive and quick commissioning via the software or display reduces installation time
  • Thanks to the stand-alone design, there is no need for cabling or to mount an additional evaluation unit
  • Reliable measuring regardless of color, material, or shape

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Product Focus: TiM3xx 2D Laser Scanner

The TiM351 is the new outdoor-rated detecting laser scanner that uses time-of-flight technology to determine presence or absence of objects within user-defined fields. It offers up to a 10 meter range (8 meters on black). Its longer range means a larger area can be monitored with just one sensor. It is also suitable for indoor and outdoor use due to its IP 67 rating.

  • Configure without a PC, using touch and teach
  • Small, light and economical measurement system
  • Field evaluation using intelligent algorithms
  • Set parameter interface accessible while device is mounted
  • One of the smallest laser scanners on the market

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Product Focus: Ranger 3D Vision

Ranger is the ultimate camera for the most advanced needs. With its unsurpassed 3D measurement speed, high flexibility, and MultiScan functionality, it serves as the key vision component for 3D scanner manufacturers and vision integrators. With the use of laser triangulation, the Ranger extracts the true shape of objects which can be used to measure object height, shape and volume, to detect and locate shape defects, or to make quality grading. In addition to measuring 3D, the Ranger can also measure a multitude of other object features such as gray scale, gloss, and scatter – at the very same time.

Ranger C – High-speed measurement

  • 3D shape inspection for high speed production (up to 30,000 profiles/s)
  • Contrast and color independent
  • MultiScan feature – measure 3D, gray scale and laser scatter at the same time

Ranger D – Affordable 3D for mid-speed applications

  • 3D shape inspection for mid-speed applications (up to 1,000 profiles/s)
  • Contrast and color independent in high resolution 3D
  • Easy to integrate via Gigabit Ethernet interface
  • Up to 1536 3D coordinates per profile

Ranger E – Acquire up to 35,000 profiles per second

  • 3D shape inspection for high-speed production (up to 35,000 profiles/s)
  • Contrast and color independent inspection
  • MultiScan feature – measure 3D, gray scale and laser scatter at the same time
  • Highly configurable via software parameters
  • Easy to integrate via Gigabit Ethernet interface
  • High flexibility with sensor resolutions of up to 1536 3D coordinates and up to 3072 pixels in gray scale

Color Ranger E  – High-speed 3D and color in one camera

  • High-speed 3D with color up to 11kHz
  • Up to 3,072 pixels resolution in color and 1,536 pixels in 3D
  • Multi-linear: RGB + Monochrome (w / + w/o IR)
  • On-chip color channel white balancing
  • Spatially corrected color output

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Product Focus: MiniTwin

Minivation is an innovation in miniature housings: For the first time, sender and receiver elements have been integrated into an extremely compact housing – in the miniTwin safety light curtain. Miniaturization optimizes space, allows for cost-cutting standardization and simplifies installation.

The SICK miniTwin is the perfect answer to current trends in machine design – trends toward increasingly compact machines in electronics industry and factory automation. In addition to protecting service and access openings on fully automated machines, the miniTwin also fully exploits its size advantage in semi-automated workplaces.

  • Small, compact housing. Worlds smallest light curtain package!
  • End-to-end protection coverage
  • Flexible machine integration
  • More ergonomic work processes

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Product Focus: S300 Mini Safety Laser Scanner

The S300 Mini safety laser scanner has an impressive ultra-compact design ensuring it can fit easily into any vehicle or machine design. Strong performance with up to 16 triple field sets to provide the ultimate in flexibility. The triple field function enables a protective field and two warning fields to be operated at the same time. This minimizes downtimes and brake wear. The S300 Mini Remote has an internal interface (EFI) for safe device communication. This allows the realization of advanced system solutions, for example with the Flexi Soft safety controller. Complete protection systems for vehicles and machines can easily be implemented within the system network.

  • Very compact design
  • 2 m or 3 m protective field range
  • 270° scan angle
  • Selectable resolution for hand, leg or body detection
  • Contour as reference for vertical applications

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Product Focus: FlexiSoft Controller

Flexi Soft is a programmable and modularly expandable safety controller capable of being integrated into various networks. The main module FX3-CPU is the CPU of the entire system within which all input signals are monitored and processed via the safety logic stored in the memory plug. These signals are then used to switch outputs on the system through the FLEX BUS+ interface which connects all units to one another.  The main unit has an RS-232 interface with which the Flexi Soft Designer can upload and change system settings. The RS-232 port can be used for permanent diagnosis (i.e. PLC or HMI) as well.

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