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New Inductive Couplers for Discrete Sensors Include Internal Temperature Monitoring
Electronic Components & Devices

New Inductive Couplers for Discrete Sensors Include Internal Temperature Monitoring

Eliminates hardware failures that can occur when slip rings, connectors or other electromechanical connections wear out. M18 cylindrical version connect to up to 4 discrete PNP sensors with 100 mA of output current and Q40 cuboid version connect to up to 8 with 500 mA of output current. Passive junction boxes with M8 or M12 connectors allow user to connect the remote coupler to the sensors.

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Machine Mount I/O Blocks are based on CC-Link IE Field network.
Controls & Controllers

Machine Mount I/O Blocks are based on CC-Link IE Field network.

IP67-rated machine mount I/O devices and IO-Link masters, based on 1 GBPS industrial Ethernet network, are CLPA conformance tested and approved. Distributed modular architecture utilizes IO-Link to enhance controls architecture while integrating smart devices into architecture. Module with 8 IO-Link ports hosts up to 8 IO-Link smart devices, including RFID, SmartLights, flow or measurement...

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RFID Reader offers lean solution for track and trace.
Automatic ID

RFID Reader offers lean solution for track and trace.

Supplied in IP67-rated die-cast zinc housing, 13.56 MHz All-in-One Model BIS M-4008 features integrated processor, Profinet interface, and 2-port Ethernet switch for constructing line and ring topologies. Integrated webserver provides status monitoring from distance, while LEDs on device also indicate status. Reader offers suitable choice wherever lean solution is needed for detecting data...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Universal Vision Sensor supports 360

Featuring integral processing electronics, lighting, and 2 digital outputs, BVS-E Universal can inspect multiple characteristics in one pass, as well as simultaneously check brightness, compare contrasts, count edges, check positions, detect patterns, and read codes at speed. Up to 40 barcodes and data matrix codes are located per second, and then read and verified independently of position....

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Inductive Proximity Sensor survives abusive welding applications.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Proximity Sensor survives abusive welding applications.

Offered in PNP NO output configuration with micro connector, BunkerProx-® self-bunkering M18 sensor has nominal range of 4.0 mm. Thickness of housing enhances ability to withstand repeated mechanical impact, while housing itself also serves as intermittent heat sink to shield sensor electroncs. Other protection features include frontal impact deflection ring, ceramic face resistant to melting...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors provide web or object edge detection.

Available in 4 types, EdgeMaster sensors are suited for use with high speed automated equipment. BAV MA series offers fixed dual optical axis edge detection, while BGL C series is photo array sensor that gives proportional analog or dual discrete outputs with resolution of .08 mm. Projecting 150 mm line of light over edge against reflective tape, BOL 27 provides analog and discrete output. BGL 21...

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Industrial RFID Tag withstands temperatures as high as 200
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Industrial RFID Tag withstands temperatures as high as 200

Measuring 40 x 22 x 6.5 mm, high temperature RFID tag is designed for simple mounting in any location where users need to track parts and get traceability of manufacturing process. Tag complies with open ISO 15693 standard and allows unlimited reading and writing of data with user memory up to 112 numerical bytes or ASCII characters. Data carrier integrates all popular communication protocols,...

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Balluff Introduces New Solutions to Improve Production and Label Quality for Print and Apply Machines
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Balluff Introduces New Solutions to Improve Production and Label Quality for Print and Apply Machines

Balluff now has complete solutions that will improve production and label quality by simply adding sensors to the Print and Apply process. Utilizing proven sensing technologies such as photoelectric sensors, cylinder position sensors, vision sensors, and encoders, these solutions, when installed on print and apply machines, will: o Anticipate roll change-outs to improve run time o Increase...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Thru-Beam Sensors feature self-contained design.

Offered in 4 basic frame designs, UltraFrame(TM) Sensors are available with visible red, pinpoint visible red, visible red laser, and high-power infrared light sources. One-piece housings contain both emitter and receiver elements with pre-aligned optics, eliminating fiber optic cable and routing of multiple power cords. Equipped with on-board sensitivity and light/dark operation controls,...

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Company News

Balluff Improves Delivery Time of Cables Through Local Production

Most sensor cables available in 5 days or less — including M8, M12 & splitters Florence, Kentucky (November 22, 2019) — Balluff has improved its delivery time of made-to-order cables and connectivity products. Most of the sensor cable portfolio is now available in 5 days or less. This includes nearly all the single- and double-ended M8 and M12 sensor cable portfolio, plus power cables,...

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New Inductive Couplers for Discrete Sensors Include Internal Temperature Monitoring
Electronic Components & Devices

New Inductive Couplers for Discrete Sensors Include Internal Temperature Monitoring

Eliminates hardware failures that can occur when slip rings, connectors or other electromechanical connections wear out. M18 cylindrical version connect to up to 4 discrete PNP sensors with 100 mA of output current and Q40 cuboid version connect to up to 8 with 500 mA of output current. Passive junction boxes with M8 or M12 connectors allow user to connect the remote coupler to the sensors.

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Company News

New Balluff Configurator Tool Simplifies Building a Machine Vision System

Florence, Kentucky (Aug. 16, 2019) —With Balluff’s new online Machine Vision configurator tool, users can confidently and efficiently select the product combinations required for configuring a complete vision system to meet their application needs. Find the tool here: https://www.balluff.com/en/de/productfinder/#/machine-vision Users start by inputting basic physical parameters including...

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Company News

Balluff Releases New Print and Digital Product Catalogs

Florence, Kentucky (April 14, 2019) A new set of global product catalogs released by Balluff provides easy access to the company’s wide range of products designed to measure, detect, identify and connect. The five-volume set is available in print or as digital flipbooks on the company’s website. The 5-volume set includes the newest and best-selling Balluff products organized by product type...

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Balluff Inc Named First Team Honoree in Leadership in Automation Award

Seventh Annual “Leadership in Automation” Awards Recognize “First Team” Honorees FLORENCE, KY. - JANUARY 25, 2018 - PMMI Media Group’s Automation World magazine has announced the First Team category leaders in the 2017 Leadership in Automation Program. Automation World, the leading business magazine serving automation professionals, launched this community-based program in January 2017....

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Machine Mount I/O Blocks are based on CC-Link IE Field network.
Controls & Controllers

Machine Mount I/O Blocks are based on CC-Link IE Field network.

IP67-rated machine mount I/O devices and IO-Link masters, based on 1 GBPS industrial Ethernet network, are CLPA conformance tested and approved. Distributed modular architecture utilizes IO-Link to enhance controls architecture while integrating smart devices into architecture. Module with 8 IO-Link ports hosts up to 8 IO-Link smart devices, including RFID, SmartLights, flow or measurement...

Read More »
RFID Reader offers lean solution for track and trace.
Automatic ID

RFID Reader offers lean solution for track and trace.

Supplied in IP67-rated die-cast zinc housing, 13.56 MHz All-in-One Model BIS M-4008 features integrated processor, Profinet interface, and 2-port Ethernet switch for constructing line and ring topologies. Integrated webserver provides status monitoring from distance, while LEDs on device also indicate status. Reader offers suitable choice wherever lean solution is needed for detecting data...

Read More »
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Universal Vision Sensor supports 360

Featuring integral processing electronics, lighting, and 2 digital outputs, BVS-E Universal can inspect multiple characteristics in one pass, as well as simultaneously check brightness, compare contrasts, count edges, check positions, detect patterns, and read codes at speed. Up to 40 barcodes and data matrix codes are located per second, and then read and verified independently of position....

Read More »
Company News

Balluff Receives Third Recognition from Bosch

Robert Bosch GmbH awards Balluff GmbH, sensor specialist and connectivity provider from Neuhausen a. d. Fildern, the Preferred Supplier status. This is the third time in a row Balluff has been recognized. The distinction is awarded to suppliers who have made a considerable contribution to the success of Bosch through their particular competence and service. One essential criterion for selection...

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