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Analog position sensor
The analog sensor APS-Z80 is used to query the jaw position of SCHUNK grippers. It inductively detects the course of an inclined plane and gives back a continuous output signal.

Advantages – Your benefits

  • Analog multi position monitoring for any desired positions
    for flexibility in all automation solutions
  • Exact measuring system
    for reliable part handling in compact machines
  • Compact design
    for space-saving handling without interfering contours
  • Integrated electronics
    allows for flexible cable assembly despite the space-saving outer contour
  • Version with standard plug connector
    for fast and easy exchangeability of the extension cable
  • Very flexible cable in PUR version
    for a long service life

Options and special information

  • Versions with connector or cable end
    The sensor is available in the versions with a plug connector (30 cm cable, M8 connector) or open cable outlet (2 m cable, open strands).
  • Attachment kits
    One attachment kit is required per gripper for the APS system. A suitable attachment kit can be found in the relevant section of the catalog for the gripper in question.
  • High protection class
    IP67 when plugged in, for use in clean or dusty environments or in case of contact with water. Operability in case of contact with other media (coolant, acids, bases, etc.) is often given, however cannot be guaranteed by SCHUNK.
  • Shielding of a cable extension
    Shielded cables are recommended if the analog signal is routed via cable extensions. The cable must be shielded on one end.