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Sensors for T-slot cylinders

Reliable, powerful, rugged

SICK magnetic cylinder sensors are the perfect fit for all standard pneumatic actuators with T-slot. They have been perfectly matched to the various slot tolerances. With a huge range of magnetic cylinder sensors to choose from, we can meet your every need. With drop-in mounting, a short, compact design with significant holding force, screw-and-washer assembly, safe detection of switching points, sensors with two adjustable switching points, and universal mounting options due to the use of adapters, there can be no doubt: SICK magnetic cylinder sensors are equipped for all installation locations and conditions.

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Sensors for C-slot cylinders

Reliable, powerful, rugged

SICK magnetic cylinder sensors are the perfect fit for all standard pneumatic actuators with C-slot. They are perfectly aligned to the different slot shapes. With a huge range of magnetic cylinder sensors to choose from, we can meet your every need. With drop-in mounting, a short, compact and rugged design with significant holding force, screw-and-washer assembly, safe detection of switching points as well as enclosure rating of up to IP 69K, there can be no doubt: SICK magnetic cylinder sensors are equipped for all installation locations and conditions.

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Magnetic position sensors

Intelligent position determination – designed for pneumatic drives

Position sensors detect the piston position of pneumatic drives using a direct, non-contact method. They continuously supply data via analog outputs or IO-Link, enabling flexible machine concepts and making it possible to solve tasks in areas such as quality monitoring and process control. The sensors are mounted externally on the cylinder, ensuring they are fast to install – even in existing plants.

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Mounting bracket

A solution for almost every cylinder profile

An extensive range of mounting adapter accessories are available for cylinders without a slot. This means that with just a few product variants, the magnetic cylinder sensors from SICK are able to cover practically every common type of cylinder, such as round, tie-rod, and profile cylinders.

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VIA Visual Installation Aid

LED for easy installation and mounting position monitoring

The magnetic cylinder sensors offer even more excellent features for optimum mounting. An visual adjustment indicator optimizes precision – and an additional power LED makes handling easier.

An LED acts as a visual installation aid and marks the optimum switching point. If the sensor is placed in that position, the LED lights up continuously during switching operations.

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Smart Fluid Power

Sensors from SICK for hydraulic and pneumatic systems make all the difference

In many industries, pneumatic and hydraulic systems are also used in addition to the widespread servomotors. When it comes to drive systems, SICK is always right in the middle of things with its intelligent sensors. Fluid Power sensors from SICK perform measurement tasks in pneumatic and hydraulic systems – intelligently, flexibly and reliably.

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Smart Sensors

Suppliers of information for Industry 4.0

Smart Sensors generate and receive data and information which goes beyond traditional switching signals or measured process parameters. They therefore enable substantial increases in efficiency, more flexibility, and better planning security for preventative system maintenance.

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Cylinder sensors for pneumatic grippers and miniature cylinders

Anywhere space is limited.

Cylinder sensors specially designed for pneumatic grippers and miniature cylinders with C-slots are used,

for example, in handling and assembly technology, robotics or the electronics industry.

These tiny devices show their true might anywhere space is limited.

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Sensors for T-slot cylinders
Sensors for C-slot cylinders
Magnetic position sensors
Mounting bracket
VIA Visual Installation Aid
Smart Fluid Power
Smart Sensors
Cylinder sensors for pneumatic grippers and miniature cylinders

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1044469
MZT8
Sensors for T-slot cylinders
  • Connection type: Cable, 3-wire, 2 m
  • Switching output: PNP
  • Output function: NO
  • Electrical wiring: DC 3-wire
  • Communication interface: -
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1044930
MZT8
Sensors for T-slot cylinders
  • Connection type: Cable with connector M8, 3-pin, 0.3 m
  • Switching output: PNP
  • Output function: NC
  • Electrical wiring: DC 3-wire
  • Communication interface: -
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1044458
MZT8
Sensors for T-slot cylinders
  • Connection type: Cable with connector M8, 3-pin, 0.3 m
  • Switching output: PNP
  • Output function: NO
  • Electrical wiring: DC 3-wire
  • Communication interface: -
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1044470
MZT8
Sensors for T-slot cylinders
  • Connection type: Cable, 3-wire, 5 m
  • Switching output: PNP
  • Output function: NO
  • Electrical wiring: DC 3-wire
  • Communication interface: -
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1048048
MZT8
Sensors for T-slot cylinders
  • Connection type: Cable with connector M8, 3-pin, 0.3 m
  • Switching output: PNP
  • Output function: NO
  • Electrical wiring: DC 3-wire
  • Communication interface: -
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1044459
MZT8
Sensors for T-slot cylinders
  • Connection type: Cable with connector M8, 3-pin, with knurled nuts, 0.5 m
  • Switching output: PNP
  • Output function: NO
  • Electrical wiring: DC 3-wire
  • Communication interface: -
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1048050
MZT8
Sensors for T-slot cylinders
  • Connection type: Cable with connector M8, 3-pin, with knurled nuts, 0.5 m
  • Switching output: PNP
  • Output function: NO
  • Electrical wiring: DC 3-wire
  • Communication interface: -
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1048051
MZT8
Sensors for T-slot cylinders
  • Connection type: Cable with connector M12, 3-pin, 0.3 m
  • Switching output: PNP
  • Output function: NO
  • Electrical wiring: DC 3-wire
  • Communication interface: -
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Quick mounting

Fast mounting, precise switching: Magnetic cylinder sensors from SICK

The key for fast, precise detection of piston positions in pneumatic actuators: high-performance, efficient solutions. A wide variety of cylinder types, grippers or slides and diverse slot geometries initially appear to demand a large range of sensors – or even a sophisticated sensor concept to accommodate all the differences. However, innovative magnetic cylinder sensors from SICK enable direct mounting in pneumatic actuators with T- or C-slots and utilize effective adapter solutions to expand the application potential of many machines and production plants.

Simply insert and fix in place in no time

An innovative housing concept ensures that SICK magnetic cylinder sensors can be easily inserted into any common C-slot or T-slot – depending on the variant – from above and fixed with a captive combination screw. Sensor mounting is incredibly easy and user-friendly. The sensor retaining ribs on the side offer a key advantage during this process. They hold the sensor in place in the slot even before stainless-steel screw is tightened, preventing the sensor from sliding back out the slot – even if mounting it over head.

A quarter-turn of the combination screw then completes the time-saving drop-in mounting and locks the sensor securely in place. The stainless-steel screw also prevents the sensor from slipping or shifting in the slot, even in the event of heavy vibrations.

Mounting the sensor in any position is much easier than with many other sensors.

A solution for almost every cylinder profile

An extensive range of mounting adapter accessories are available for cylinders without a slot. This means that with just a few product variants, the magnetic cylinder sensors from SICK are able to cover practically every common type of cylinder, such as round, tie-rod, and profile cylinders.

LED for easy installation and mounting position monitoring

An LED acts as a visual installation aid and marks the optimum switching point. If the sensor is placed in that position, the LED lights up continuously during switching operations. If the yellow LED flashes, the magnetic field strength has changed. The cylinder piston is in the upper or lower outer areas of the detection zone. The sensor switches faultlessly and provides an output signal within the entire detection zone, even in the outer areas. If the LED does not light up, the cylinder piston is located outside of the sensor's detection zone. In this case, the magnet field is too weak for a reliable output signal and the sensor does not switch.

Reliable position detection

Reliable position detection – even in demanding environments

SICK provides a suitable sensor for practically every application. As a result, almost nothing can stand in the way of precise piston position detection – not even challenging ambient conditions.

Virtually problem-free at high temperatures

Special high-temperature variants enable use at temperatures up to 100 °C. This means that magnetic cylinder sensors are able to provide reliable switching signals even in tough environments, such as the metal-working industry.

Outstanding explosion protection according to ATEX

SICK provides magnetic cylinder sensors that even meet the highest standard for use in explosion-hazardous areas. In the NAMUR version, the MZT8, for example, fulfills the requirements of the highest ATEX Category 1D, 1G (dust and gas) for use in areas with constant, long-term, or frequent explosive atmospheres. SICK has also versions in ATEX category 3D, 3G for use in areas with a lower risk of explosion. The variants for these explosion-protection categories cover applications in silo hatches, elevators, mills, or conveyors.

Rugged design ensures long service life

There are also variants with an enclosure rating of up to IP 69K for applications where cylinder sensors come into frequent contact with water or are subject to high-pressure cleaning. The rugged housing and electronics are resistant to cleaning agents, cooling lubricants, and other production chemicals.

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