cover profile for sensor technology

Plastic covers for sensor technology

High profile accuracy

Great demands on accuracy are made in the flow production environment. Linear position sensors, clipped and mounted into an aluminum rail, track the position of work pieces. To provide an insulating layer between the delicate electronics and the rail, special housings are needed. Much like the sensors themselves, these need to perform at the highest levels of accuracy.

Self-extinguishing material

Continuous contact with electricity poses a fire hazard. Linear position sensors must be manufactured using self-extinguishing material with a fire performance in accordance with UL94 as V-0. Our polyamide profile offers a self-extinguishing solution that meets industry-specific fire protection standards.

Fully customizable

Cover profiles can be used in the most diverse areas of industry, with the requirements and profile changing depending on the application. Our plastic housings can be tailor-made according to each individual need, offering the highest levels of performance and efficiency.

High-precision sensor housing

Sensor cover profiles can be used in the most diverse areas and industry branches, with requirements varying based on each individual application. Nonetheless, demands on accuracy and mechanical profiles of the plastic housing are always high: an extremely accurate internal contour is necessary to house the sensor technology, and they must match the thermal expansion behavior of the rail to safely hold the sensor in place. We also know that fire safety is a significant factor. Continuous contact with electricity naturally poses a fire risk, requiring the sensor material to be self-extinguishing (in accordance with UL94 V-0) and colored yellow to match surrounding components.

A frequent additional requirement for applications with fire protection-optimised plastics is that the material must be free of red phosphor and halogens. We therefore exclusively process plastics that do not contain any of these harmful materials.

Our plastic cover profiles can be fully customized according to individual needs and requirements. Our self-extinguishing polyamide keeps your production lines running efficiently and safely, with its exceptionally smooth surfaces thanks to our special extrusion process keeping your projects friction-free.

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