Presentation and operating principle
The Stato-Sonde Z6H is a Hot Metal Detector for material at temperatures over 300 °C (572 °F). Thanks to its optical fiber it is able to detect products which are not in its direct field of view (due to physical obstructions, limited space, etc.) even in areas with high ambient temperature. Its rugged design enables the Stato-Sonde Z6H to withstand the very severe environmental conditions of the steel industry.
The Stato-Sonde Z6H is a self contained sensor, complete with:
The infrared radiation emitted by the hot product is collected by the optical fiber cable and transmitted to the
photosensitive element. The photocell signal is processed by the electronic circuit which outputs the detection signal.
The sensor field of view is determined by the lens assembly attached to the optical fiber cable.
Detection temperature for different % of the field of view filled with Hot Productfor 2 m, 3 m, 5 m and 10 m fiber length, sensor adjusted at max sensitivity (7).