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New Mechanical Safety Switches from Balluff Insensitive to Vibration Even When Unlocked
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Mechanical Safety Switches from Balluff Insensitive to Vibration Even When Unlocked

Balluff's new mechanical safety switces feature a locking force 2,500 N and a latching force of 10 N. These lock and latching forces make the guardlock insensitive to vibration even while unlocked. The line of products also features variants with and without mechanical guard locking, or with electrical guard locking to protect personnel and processes. Switches are ideal for securing and...

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Balluff Releases BFF Series Flow Sensors with Solid-State Calorimetric Sensing Technology
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Balluff Releases BFF Series Flow Sensors with Solid-State Calorimetric Sensing Technology

The BFF Series Flow Sensors are offered in thread-in and inline versions and provide a switching output that is activated when flow falls below the user-defined rate. The units use calorimetric sensing technology that measures temperature differential on each sides of the probe and are resistant to failures caused due to dirt or foreign object buildup. They come with integrated LED’s that...

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Balluff Launches Through-Beam Sensors with PMMA Optic Lenses
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Balluff Launches Through-Beam Sensors with PMMA Optic Lenses

The Through-Beam Sensors are offered in IP67/IP69K stainless steel housing and are suitable for packaging, food and beverage industries. The units come with normally open and normally closed outputs and multiple light sources. They feature a pigtail with M12 connector and integral LED’s for output function and power on indication. The sensors are resistant to chemicals, coolants and withstand...

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Balluff Now Offers Flat-Pack Photoelectric Sensors in IP67/IP69K Rated Stainless Housing
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Balluff Now Offers Flat-Pack Photoelectric Sensors in IP67/IP69K Rated Stainless Housing

The Flat-Pack Photoelectric Sensors are available in multiple versions with diffuse ranges up to 100 mm and through beam ranges up to 2.2 m. The units come in flap pack design with mounting holes and compact dimensions. They are suitable for use in packaging, food and beverage industries and are resistant to cleaning agents, chemicals, coolants or other media. The sensors feature homogeneous...

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Latest IO-Link Master from Balluff Comes with Web-Server Functionality
Controls & Controllers

Latest IO-Link Master from Balluff Comes with Web-Server Functionality

Balluff’s IO-Link Master with web server functionality supports IP address configuration and network monitoring and is capable to configure, parameterize and monitor IO-Link device. The web server utilizes IO-Link Device Description files for displaying, editing and updating device parameters in human readability language. This functionality is available with IO-Link masters for EtherNet/IP,...

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New Ceramic Caps are Suitable for Welding Applications
Construction Equipment and Supplies

New Ceramic Caps are Suitable for Welding Applications

Baluff’s Ceramic Caps are designed to protect flush mount sensors from high temperatures, weld spatter, abrasives and impact. These caps can be installed with M8, M12, M18, and M30 sizes. The units increase the sensor life and minimize downtime by offering protection to the face of the sensor in harsh environments. Ceramic Caps are suitable for flush-mount and cylindrical-style inductive...

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New Safety Light Curtains are Offered with IO Link Connectivity
HVAC

New Safety Light Curtains are Offered with IO Link Connectivity

The Safety Light Curtains are available in finger, hand or body detection versions with standardized M12 plug connections and off-the-shelf non-shielded cables. The units are suitable for applications such as point-of-operation guarding of machine openings, area guarding of machine and workcell perimeters and cover protective heights ranging from 150 mm to 1800 mm. The curtains can be connected...

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New SmartLight Indicator Offers Full Control of Standard Colors
Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

New SmartLight Indicator Offers Full Control of Standard Colors

Balluff’s Visual Indicator improves responsiveness, repeatability and reliability. Unit is operated in 1, 2, 3 or 6 segments. Indicator's Level mode displays multiple colors for low and high values whereas in run/wait mode unit indicates stoppages and slowdowns. SmartLight Indicator is suitable for use in pick-to-light systems, part placement, part positions and format change guidance.

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Balluff Introduces BML SF2 Linear Encoder System with an Accuracy of 12 Micrometer
Communication Systems & Equipment

Balluff Introduces BML SF2 Linear Encoder System with an Accuracy of 12 Micrometer

BML SF2 Linear Encoder System is suitable for applications such as X-Y positioning, cutting and forming machinery and direct feedback on electric drives. Unit comes with metal sensor housing and integrated status LED that offer at-a-glance indication of status during installation, start-up and normal operation. SF2 system feature maximum working distance of 1.8 mm. Unit is offered with A/B/Z...

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New BES R01 Inductive Flatpack Sensors Feature Polyphenylene Sulfide Sensing Surface
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

New BES R01 Inductive Flatpack Sensors Feature Polyphenylene Sulfide Sensing Surface

Balluff’s BES R01 Inductive Flatpack Sensors are designed for use in hostile conditions of welding environments. Units feature die-cast zinc housing and high-temp silicone cable jacket that protects conductors from weld-spatter burn through. The sensors come with weld-field immune option, which provides stable operation near electrical welding currents. Fortron PPS sensing face enables plant...

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New Mechanical Safety Switches from Balluff Insensitive to Vibration Even When Unlocked
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Mechanical Safety Switches from Balluff Insensitive to Vibration Even When Unlocked

Balluff's new mechanical safety switces feature a locking force 2,500 N and a latching force of 10 N. These lock and latching forces make the guardlock insensitive to vibration even while unlocked. The line of products also features variants with and without mechanical guard locking, or with electrical guard locking to protect personnel and processes. Switches are ideal for securing and...

Read More »
Balluff Releases BFF Series Flow Sensors with Solid-State Calorimetric Sensing Technology
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Balluff Releases BFF Series Flow Sensors with Solid-State Calorimetric Sensing Technology

The BFF Series Flow Sensors are offered in thread-in and inline versions and provide a switching output that is activated when flow falls below the user-defined rate. The units use calorimetric sensing technology that measures temperature differential on each sides of the probe and are resistant to failures caused due to dirt or foreign object buildup. They come with integrated LED’s that...

Read More »
Balluff Launches Through-Beam Sensors with PMMA Optic Lenses
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Balluff Launches Through-Beam Sensors with PMMA Optic Lenses

The Through-Beam Sensors are offered in IP67/IP69K stainless steel housing and are suitable for packaging, food and beverage industries. The units come with normally open and normally closed outputs and multiple light sources. They feature a pigtail with M12 connector and integral LED’s for output function and power on indication. The sensors are resistant to chemicals, coolants and withstand...

Read More »
Balluff Now Offers Flat-Pack Photoelectric Sensors in IP67/IP69K Rated Stainless Housing
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Balluff Now Offers Flat-Pack Photoelectric Sensors in IP67/IP69K Rated Stainless Housing

The Flat-Pack Photoelectric Sensors are available in multiple versions with diffuse ranges up to 100 mm and through beam ranges up to 2.2 m. The units come in flap pack design with mounting holes and compact dimensions. They are suitable for use in packaging, food and beverage industries and are resistant to cleaning agents, chemicals, coolants or other media. The sensors feature homogeneous...

Read More »
Latest IO-Link Master from Balluff Comes with Web-Server Functionality
Controls & Controllers

Latest IO-Link Master from Balluff Comes with Web-Server Functionality

Balluff’s IO-Link Master with web server functionality supports IP address configuration and network monitoring and is capable to configure, parameterize and monitor IO-Link device. The web server utilizes IO-Link Device Description files for displaying, editing and updating device parameters in human readability language. This functionality is available with IO-Link masters for EtherNet/IP,...

Read More »
New Ceramic Caps are Suitable for Welding Applications
Construction Equipment and Supplies

New Ceramic Caps are Suitable for Welding Applications

Baluff’s Ceramic Caps are designed to protect flush mount sensors from high temperatures, weld spatter, abrasives and impact. These caps can be installed with M8, M12, M18, and M30 sizes. The units increase the sensor life and minimize downtime by offering protection to the face of the sensor in harsh environments. Ceramic Caps are suitable for flush-mount and cylindrical-style inductive...

Read More »
New Safety Light Curtains are Offered with IO Link Connectivity
HVAC

New Safety Light Curtains are Offered with IO Link Connectivity

The Safety Light Curtains are available in finger, hand or body detection versions with standardized M12 plug connections and off-the-shelf non-shielded cables. The units are suitable for applications such as point-of-operation guarding of machine openings, area guarding of machine and workcell perimeters and cover protective heights ranging from 150 mm to 1800 mm. The curtains can be connected...

Read More »
New SmartLight Indicator Offers Full Control of Standard Colors
Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

New SmartLight Indicator Offers Full Control of Standard Colors

Balluff’s Visual Indicator improves responsiveness, repeatability and reliability. Unit is operated in 1, 2, 3 or 6 segments. Indicator's Level mode displays multiple colors for low and high values whereas in run/wait mode unit indicates stoppages and slowdowns. SmartLight Indicator is suitable for use in pick-to-light systems, part placement, part positions and format change guidance.

Read More »
Balluff Introduces BML SF2 Linear Encoder System with an Accuracy of 12 Micrometer
Communication Systems & Equipment

Balluff Introduces BML SF2 Linear Encoder System with an Accuracy of 12 Micrometer

BML SF2 Linear Encoder System is suitable for applications such as X-Y positioning, cutting and forming machinery and direct feedback on electric drives. Unit comes with metal sensor housing and integrated status LED that offer at-a-glance indication of status during installation, start-up and normal operation. SF2 system feature maximum working distance of 1.8 mm. Unit is offered with A/B/Z...

Read More »
New BES R01 Inductive Flatpack Sensors Feature Polyphenylene Sulfide Sensing Surface
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

New BES R01 Inductive Flatpack Sensors Feature Polyphenylene Sulfide Sensing Surface

Balluff’s BES R01 Inductive Flatpack Sensors are designed for use in hostile conditions of welding environments. Units feature die-cast zinc housing and high-temp silicone cable jacket that protects conductors from weld-spatter burn through. The sensors come with weld-field immune option, which provides stable operation near electrical welding currents. Fortron PPS sensing face enables plant...

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