Baumer (Southington, CT.) recently unveiled the OADM 250, an optical laser distance sensor specifically designed to detect target objects. According to the company, the sensor can accurately locate target objects regardless of surface properties or color. Furthermore, it can do so 0.2 to 4 meters away. Featuring aluminum housing, washable glass front optics and IP67 certification, the OADM 250’s measuring range is adjusted using a teach-in button or separate wire. To ensure reliability, an alarm will sound if the target is outside the taught-in range. It is designed for a variety of automated long-range part placement/detection, counting, and control monitoring applications.Check out www.baumer.com to learn more.