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LN Detector
Lump and Neckdown Detector

The LN Detector series of products are designed for detection of short-term faults in the diameter of the cable (lumps or neckdowns). LN Detectors are self-contained instruments with fast response circuitry and solid-state infrared light sources that allow instant detection of changes in the cable diameter. Beta LaserMike offers a range of models to meet your unique cable measurement needs.

  • The LN3015 3-Axis Lump & Neck Detector is newest solution in fault detection from Beta LaserMike. Learn More »
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  • Instantly detect lumps (Click image to view)

    When the voltage drops below the minimum quality threshold, the LN gauge detects a lump in the cable.

    Technical illustration of lump detection


  • Instantly detect neckdowns. (Click image to view)

    When the voltage exceeds the maximum quality threshold, the LN gauge detects a neckdown in the cable.

    Technical illustration of neckdown detection


  • Accurately control your process.

    The signal processing and intelligence is built into the gauge head and outputs can be taken straight from the LN Detector that trigger alarms or marking devices when faults are detected.


    Outputs on LN Gauge
  • The LN Detector is a proven performer in a wide range of cable industries. These gauges are designed to effectively detect lumps or neckdowns with highest accuracy. Industry applications include:


    • Communication cable (i.e., coaxial, CATV, etc.)
    • Power cable
    • Building cable
    • Specialty cable
    • And more...
  • The following technical information provides a range of performance data across all models.
    For specific product details to meet your unique application needs, please refer to our data sheets.
    • Number of Axes: 2 and 3
    • Gate Size: 16 -- 50 mm (0.63 -- 2.0 in.)
    • OD Range: 0.020 – 40 mm (0.0008 – 1.60 in.)
    • Sensitivity Range: 0.02 – 10 mm (0.0008 – 0.40 in.)
    • Minimum Flaw Length: 0.50 – 0.80 mm (0.02 – 0.03 in.)
    • Interfaces: RS-232, DeviceNet, Ethernet, Ethernet/IP, Profinet, and Profibus
    • Power: (2-Axis) 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 0.5A; (3-Axis) 24 VDC, 1.0A
    • Dimensions: (2-Axis) 360 x 380 x 80 mm (14.2 x 15.0 x 3.1 in.)
      (3-Axis) 245 x 255 x 82 mm (9.6 x 10.0 x 3.2 in.)

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