High efficiency fork sensor for booklet and multilayer labels detection

  • Multilayer labels detection
  • Up to 0,5 mm of minimum size labels/gap
  • 5 mm slot width
  • 50 mm slot depth
  • Dynamic or static setting through single push-button
  • 12 kHz switching frequency
  • Compact and robust housing, IP65
  • M8 connector or 2 m cable models
  • PNP or NPN models

Technical features

Detection properties

Nominal sensing distance 5mm
minimum detectable object 0,5mm
Sensitivity adjustment Teach-in


Function Principle Fork for label detection
Description Slim case - fork slot 5x50 mm
Functions Fork for label detection


Output type NPN Don
Output Function Don
Switching frequency 12kHz
Response time 40 µs

Electrical data

Operating Voltage 10…30VDC
No-Load supply current ≤ 30mA
Output voltage drop ≤2V
Short-circuit protection YES
Reverse Polarity Protection Yes
Emission LED Infrared
Interference to external light according to EN 60947-5-2 : 2020
Impulsive Overvoltage Protection Yes
Insulation resistance >20 MΩ 500 Vdc, between electronics and housing
Contact resistance 500 Vac 1 min., between electronics and housing

Mechanical data

Dimensions 11x25x64
Housing Material Metal - Zamak / PBT
Connections M8 plug 4pin
Active Head Material PMMA
Storage temperature - 20°C…+70°C
Depth slot detection 50,5mm


Approvals CE cULus
Shocks and vibrations 0.5 mm amplitude, 10 … 55 Hz frequency, for every axis (EN60068-2-6)

Generical Data

Dimensions 11x25x64
Operating Temperature - 20°C…+ 55°C
Mechanical Protection IP65