Online store
Probe configurator

Industrial Automation

Switching automation light grids FlexChain - SICK

The flexible and efficient detection system in one chain.
The FlexChain is a flexibly configurable light grid thanks to the sequential connection of several sensors. There is no need for long connection cables or complex wiring.
By pressing a button on the FlexChain Host, the sensors can be addressed and taught-in automatically, meaning the system is immediately ready for use. Different sensor technologies can be combined and freely arranged: Through-beam photoelectric sensors, photoelectric sensors. The raw sensor data is evaluated via the FlexChain Host with integrated logic modules or forwarded directly via IO-Link, CANopen, RS-485 or I/O signals. Detailed diagnostic information ensures optimum process stability and measurement certainty during operation.
more details
Request proposal
  • Ultra-simple wiring for up to 60 sensors;
  • Sequential cycling prevents mutual interference;
  • Free arrangement of various sensor technologies;
  • Sensors available in different lengths of cable;
  • Sensor data evaluation in the system or direct transmission of raw data;
  • Process stability thanks to diagnostic function.
  • Flexibly expandable light grid system: Up to 60 sensors can be cascaded and controlled centrally via the FlexChain Host;
  • Ready for operation immediately: The sensors are identified and taught in at the push of a button;
  • Optimum measurement certainty thanks to sequential sensor cycling without mutual interference;
  • Highly flexible positioning of through-beam photoelectric sensors, photoelectric retro-reflective sensors and photoelectric proximity sensors at any distances or in any positions;
  • High process stability thanks to extensive diagnostic function;
  • High flexibility due to logic configuration in the Host and the IO-Link, CANopen and RS-485 interface variants.
  • Storage and conveyor;
  • Access control.
F.Fonseca is the representative of SICK in Portugal.
  • 0
  • 1
We use our own and third-party cookies to offer you a better experience and service. To know which cookies we use and how to disable them, read the cookies policy.
By ignoring or closing this message, and unless you have disabled cookies, you agree to its use on this device.