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Height Inspection Gets Easier and More Stable with the IX-H

December, 2020

The IX Series is a NEW laser-based height sensor with the ability to take multiple measurements at once and can track a target even as it moves in the scan region. Using the IX-H is now easier than ever with added features and functionality that improve on simplicity of use and on the stability of the inspection. The IX-H improves its on predecessor by adding a new Wide Scan-Area sensor head capable of measuring an area as large as 9.2" by 6.9" and by adding new tools built specifically for hard to inspect targets. In addition, the IX-H can now do Width and Diameter inspections on top of the previously existing height functionality!

New Features on the IX-H

1 Wide Scan-Area Sensor Head

The NEW IX-360W sensor head is a Wide Scan-Area model that provides a scan-area of 9.2" by 6.9". The Wide Scan-Area IX-360W can be used to inspect the height of multiple targets over a large area, meaning only a single sensor head needs to be used for applications that used to require multiple sensor heads.

2 Improved Tools for Better Stability

The IX Series comes equipped with several new tools created specifically to improve inspection on small and difficult targets. These types of inspections were very difficult to setup correctly with conventional sensors and often required high-end measurement devices or full vision systems to inspect accurately. Now with the new IX Series sensor, height inspections can be easily performed on small targets such as connector pins with the new Pin Height tool and difficult targets such as screws or thin walls can easily be measured using the Average Height tool.

3 Width and Diameter Tools for Added Versatility

Height and Width can now be performed on a single sensor with the IX Series. Performing inspection on multiple different dimensions used to require multiple different sensors, which was costly and complicated to set up and integrate. The IX Series allows for up to sixteen height or width inspections at once, which means that the jobs of multiple sensors can be performed with a single sensor. In addition, the IX-H's Diameter tool can inspect the dimensions of large targets, even those that are larger than the scan area of the sensor head!

The IX-H makes performing multiple height inspections over an area easy and simple. Large areas can be inspected with the new IX-360W sensor head, and added tools increase the stability, simplicity, and versatility of the sensor for all applications. For more information about the IX-H, download the brochure below or call 1-888-KEYENCE to request a demonstration of the IX-H from your local representative.