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From factory automation to logistics automation and process automation, SICK is one of the leading sensor manufacturers. As a technology and market leader, SICK provides sensors and application solutions that create the perfect basis for controlling processes securely and efficiently, protecting individuals from accidents, and preventing damage to the environment.

Photoelectric Sensors

Photoelectric sensors

SICK's vast range of photoelectric sensors offer precise optics and advanced technology using the latest SIRIC®and LED technologies. These sensors offer the highest level of operational reliability regardless of any interference factors.

  • Fiber-optic sensors with fibers
  • Photoelectric sensors
  • Detecting transparent objects

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Registration Sensors

Registration sensors

SICK offers a wide range of contrast, markless, color, luminescence, fork and array sensors to solve this wide spectrum of demanding tasks. Typical applications are the detection of visible and non-visible marks, labels and colors at high speeds as well as the detection of small parts and precise positioning.

  • Color sensors
  • Fork sensors
  • Register sensor
  • Luminescence sensors
  • Contrast sensors
  • Glare sensors

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Proximity Sensors

Proximity sensors

SICK’s inductive, capacitive and magnetic proximity sensors offer a long service life, extreme ruggedness and the utmost precision. SICK intelligently and reliably solves industry-specific and individual automation tasks.

  • Inductive proximity sensors
  • Capacitive proximity sensors
  • Magnetic proximity sensors

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Distance Sensors

Distance Sensors

SICK has a wide range of optic and ultrasonic solutions that measure from sub-microns to kilometers. They solve measuring, detecting and positioning applications using triangulation and time-of-flight modes.

  • Displacement measurement sensors
  • Mid range distance sensors
  • Long range distance sensors
  • Linear measurement sensors
  • Ultrasonic sensors
  • Optical data transmission

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Automation Light Grids

Automation light grids

SICK’s automation light grids can be used in a number of inspection and counting tasks, such as detecting and counting irregularly shaped objects, people and vehicles, and checking for presence and pallet overhang detection.

  • Measuring automation light grids
  • Switching automation light grids
  • Multiple ranges, sizes, orientations, and resolutions

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Encoders and Inclination Sensors


High-resolution optical encoders and extremely rugged magnetic encoders complement one another perfectly and permit exact measurements in all kinds of applications. Rotary encoders are available as incremental and absolute encoders. Wire draw encoders and linear encoders with a measuring element are available in linear measuring technology.

  • Incremental encoders
  • Absolute encoders
  • Linear encoders
  • Wire draw encoders
  • Inclination sensors

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Identification Solutions

Identification solutions

SICK offers the three most common industrial identification technologies: laser-based scanners for 1D codes, image-based 1D and 2D code readers, and RFID readers. Integrated interfaces enable the readers to communicate inside industrial networks and innovative functionality makes commissioning and operation easy.

  • Image-based code readers
  • Bar code scanners
  • Handheld scanners
  • RFID

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Opto-electronic Safety Devices

Opto-electronic Safety Devices

SICK's comprehensive portfolio of opto-electronic protective devices is ideal for hazardous point protection, access protection, and hazardous area protection. The SICK’s proprietary interface, EFI, offers additional process optimization.

  • Safety laser scanners
  • Safety light curtains
  • Safety camera systems
  • Multiple light beam safety devices
  • Single-beam photoelectric safety switches

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Safety Switches

Safety switches

SICK’s safety switches are used for protecting movable physical guards, determining the position of dangerous movements, and the safe stop function. The portfolio is divided into electro-mechanical and non-contact safety switches, safety locking devices, and safety command devices.

  • Electro-mechanical safety switches
  • Safety locking devices
  • Non-contact safety switches
  • Safety command devices

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Safe Control Solutions

Safety Control Solutions

sens:Control – safe control solutions by SICK meet these requirements. The product portfolio includes safe sensor cascades, safety controllers, motion control safety controllers, and safety relays.

  • Safe sensor cascade
  • Safety controllers
  • Motion control safety controllers
  • Safety relays
  • Safety encoder

Safe Control Solutions Information

Safety eBook

Safety eBook

White paper series addressing the primary milestones to a safe machine.

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Tri-Phase Automation is a SICK distributor in Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.