A plus for the process thanks to precision - Exact web edge control with light section sensors

During the continuous production of raw particle board in a plant of the Pfleiderer Group, the position of a conveyor belt must sometimes be regulated, e.g. at a product change. Although the conveyor belt has a web edge sensor with mechanical contacts, this regulation cannot provide exact values ​​for controlling a wide variety of strip positions. However, this task could be solved with a light section sensor from ipf electronic..

 

The complete application report you will find in the following PDF file.