Micro-Epsilon’s color sensor range has been extended with the CFO200 colorSENSOR model, which with a measurement frequency of 20kHz, is isuited to dynamic measurement tasks. Furthermore, 220 lumen produces light power. In addition, 8 digital outputs are available. Due to the repeatability of ΔE ≥ 0.3, the finest of color graduations can be recognized. Even dark colors such as black, gray and dark blue can be distinguished, e.g. when measuring the gray shades of concrete blocks and paving stones. In the automotive industry, the color sensor determines the color change during galvanization in order to stop the machine when the set point value is achieved. The CFO200 is also used to distinguish materials and coatings, as the sensor also recognizes minor color deviations, e.g. from stainless steel and zinc to brass and gold.
The CFO100 and CFO200 True Color sensors recognize any color whether it is for painting technology, automation systems, medical packaging, quality control, surface-labelling, and printing technology tasks. The sensors can now be accessed using the web interface from Micro-Epsilon.
Teach-in of colors can be carried out via web interface. Recording color values and control of the production systems is possible due to the Ethernet interface, which enables integration into modern industrial environments. Illumination and measurement are provided via an optical fiber that involves several advantages. The sensor is designed for restricted areas as the sensor head requires a small space. Furthermore, a l number of sensor heads fulfill the requirements of various measurement tasks and customer-specific adaptions.
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