Dimetix Laser Distance Sensors

Address industrial position, size, and level measurement challenges.

Dimetix laser distance sensors, manufactured by Dimetix AG, are rugged, accurate, cost effective, and easily integrated into most customers’ control systems. Laser-View Technologies is the authorized distributor for Dimetix laser distance sensors. We offer Swiss precision and quality, backed by know how and familiarity with your industry. We maintain domestic inventory to provide you with quick delivery on standard products and offer a full line of American-made accessories that help you integrate the lasers into your applications with minimal effort and searching for the right components.

How We Compare to Competition

We offer several models to meet a variety of requirements and price points.

  • Small spot size: approx 0.15” spot size close to laser; grows to only about 2” size at 100 meters
  • Extended temperature ranges from -40 to +60 C available
  • Up to 500 m measuring range
  • Up to 1 mm absolute accuracy over entire range, independent of color, texture, and actual distance
  • Fast measurements up to 250 Hz with 1 kHz. Output
  • Outdoor and Indoor use
  • Shock and vibration certified
  • Variety of outputs
    • Built in standard:  RS232, RS485/422, SSI encoder, analog, digital I/O
    • Optional Ethernet IP, Profinet, EtherCat available integrated to the sensor make integration Allen Bradley and Siemens controllers simple
  • Full line of accessories
    • including NEMA 4X & explosion rated enclosures
    • Mounting brackets
    • Cabling
    • Displays and process meters

Detailed Overview Sheet

More information about the benefits and characteristics can be found in the overview documentation.

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LASER SERIES D-series DLS / FLS EDS
TYPICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Best accuracy ±1 mm ±1  mm ±3 mm
Best repeatability ±0.3 (±0.15) mm ±0.3 (±0.15) mm ±1.5 mm
Measuring range on natural surfaces 0.05…~100 m 0.05…~100 m 0.05…~30 m
Measuring range on reflective foil ~0.5…500 m ~0.5…150 m
Max. measuring rate 250 Hz 20 Hz / 200 Hz. 3 Hz
Max. output rate 1 kHz 20 Hz. 3 Hz
Operating temperature -40…+60°C -10…+50°C -10…+50°C
Degree of protection IP65 IP65 IP65
Power supply 12…30 VDC (0.15A @ 24 VDC) 9…30 VDC (0.5A @ 24 VDC) 24…30 VDC (0.5A @ 24 VDC)
Laser red, visible (Laser Class 2, <1mW) Cl2 Cl2 Cl2
Typical diameter of laser dot 7 x 3 mm 8 mm 8 mm

 

INTERFACES
Analog output, programmable 0/4…20 mA 0/4…20 mA 0/4…20 mA
Digital input, programmable 1 1 0
Digital output, programmable / error display 2 / 1 2 / 1 0
Serial Interfaces RS-232, RS-422 / RS-485 RS-232, RS-422
Encoder output SSI SSI
USB, only for configuration USB mini
Industrial interfaces (optional internal)  EtherNet/IP /  PROFINET /EtherCAT
Industrial interfaces (optional external) PROFIBUS PROFIBUS