XLR30 – Laser sensors with long measurement range

XLR 30 is a laser based sensor that has a long measurement range, >30m, with mm-accuracy. It can be used for level measurement in silos, mat height before presses, head control/slurry height in gypsum line mixers and positioning applications e. g. of carriers, cranes and panels.

The sensor has a high protection class (IP65) for use in tough environments, is easy to install and comes with various data interfaces for easy connection to different production control systems. It has a 4-20mA scalable analog output and digital alarm output signals, easily configurated using the PC setup and display software, included in delivery.

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XLR30

Basic Specification

ModelInterfaceMeasuring rate
XLR30.1RS232 or RS42210 Hz
XLR30.2RS232 or RS42210 Hz
XLR30.3Profibus50 Hz


Operating Principle
XLR 30 is a laser based sensor working with phase shift technology. This means that the measurement accuracy is the same regardless of measurement distance.

Applications

  • Distance/position measurement
  • Level measurement in silos
  • Material handling
  • Matt height before presses
  • Head control/slurry height in gypsumboard lines
  • Dimensions and areas measurement
  • Crane and carriage position monitoring
  • Fill level of bulk materials
  • Hot billet/slab position measurement
  • Log gap sensing
  • And more….
Measuring range (direct to object)*30 m (98 ft)
Measuring range (reflective target)*100 m (328 ft)
Measuring accuracy±3 mm (±0.1”) at 15 - 30°C (59 - 86°F)
±5 mm (±0.2”) at -10 - 50°C (14 - 122°F)
Measuring resolution0,1 mm (0.004”)
Repeatability≤0,5 mm (0.02”)
Measuring rate0,02 to 6 seconds
Interfaces
Serial (2400-38,400 bit/sec)RS232 (XLR30.1) or Serial RS422 (XLR30.2)
Analogue4-20 mA user programmable range
Profibus / SSIXLR30.3 version only
Trigger inputTrigger edge and trigger delay, adjustable
General
Laser classClass 2, ≤ 1mW power, 650 nm visible
Operating temperature-10°C to 60°C (14 - 140°F)
Protection classIP65
Dimensions (L x W x H)212 x 96 x 50 mm (8.3 x 3.8 x 2”)
Supply voltage10-30 VDC

* Dependant on target reflectivity, stray light influences and atmospheric conditions