W9-3 photoelectric proximity sensor for exceptional performance

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W9-3 photoelectric proximity sensor for exceptional performanceSick (UK) is introducing the W9-3 photoelectric proximity sensor that is designed for optimum detection capability in harsh industrial environments. As well as an 800mm maximum sensing range, and background suppression that is claimed to be the best possible, the rugged and compact Vistal housing is also designed for exceptional mounting versatility.

The Sick W9-3 combines the company's PinPoint LED sender with high-reliability electronics; this includes the latest technology with a second LED emitter to improve background suppression.

W9-3 set-up is made simple by the highly visible lightspot from the PinPoint LED, and there is a wide choice of optical features to match different operational requirements.


The rugged glass-reinforced Vistal housing is designed to withstand accidental damage in installation and operation; Sick says it combines the robustness of steel with the lightness of plastic. Heavy-duty adhesives enhance the rugged construction and ensure an environmental rating of up to IP69K.

A choice of M3 and M4 hole patterns, including slotted holes, ensures the W9-3 can be easily mounted to replace other sensors, including those from Sick and other manufacturers, then adjusted to provide the optimum performance.

For more information on the Sick W9-3 photoelectric proximity sensor, contact: Ann Attridge () or Andrea Hornby () or telephone +44 (0)1727 831121.

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