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KB² Fibre-Optic Sheet Break Detector

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Reliable sheet break detection in the toughest conditions

KB² Fibre-Optic Sheet Break Detector is the new generation sheet break detector that with the latest RGB technology enables 50 % more light with effective power LED. This allows longer measurement distances and operation in high ambient light condition. KB² is the perfect choice for installations in unclean, steamy and high temperature environments or where the space is limited.

KB² is designed to monitor sheet breaks in harsh environments, it is proven with hundreds of installations around the world. The non-contact sensor is placed above or under the web to be monitored. 

Thanks to the air purged system in the sensor head, keeping the optics free from dirt, steam or high temperatures, KB² is suitable for installations in harsh environments or where the space is limited. In addition to open-draw applications the breaks can be detected against felt, wire, or even against a cylinder.
  • Reliable in harsh environments
  • Not affected by dirt, steam or high temperatures
  • Fast break detection
  • Handles all paper and board grades and applications regardless of colours
  • Detects breaks even against a cylinder
  • Easy to setup
  • Proven with hundreds of installations worldwide
  • RGB and IR
  • Non-contact optical sensor
  • Air purge system
  • Large graphical display and logical user interface
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