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Balluff to Provide Complete RFID Solution with InformaTrac

Florence, KY - Balluff Inc. is pleased to announce that it has partnered with InformaTrac, Inc. to provide a Best in Class, complete RFID and Asset Management Solution.Â-  Providing InformaTrac software solutions with their existing and well established line of RFID hardware, Balluff now provides all of the components together to deliver a large scale, fully integrated enterprise solution to...

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Fork Sensors feature IP69K-rated stainless steel design.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fork Sensors feature IP69K-rated stainless steel design.

Available in 50 and 80 mm widths, F Series Self-Contained Through-Beam Sensors incorporate 316L SS housing that withstands aggressive cleaning solutions, coolants, and lubricants found in food and beverage, packaging, metalworking, and pharmaceutical industries. Units feature NO/NC outputs, IR light sources for applications with mist and airborne particulates, and red light for alignment. LEDs...

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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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Linear Position Sensor operates in hazardous areas.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Sensor operates in hazardous areas.

Utilizing non-contact, wear-free magnetostrictive technology, Micropulse® TA12 offers measuring range up to 300 in. PLUS version includes USB configuration capability as well as dual-position magnet capability for monitoring 2 independent motions. Supplied in corrosion-resistant 316L stainless steel housing with field-replaceable electronics module, explosion proof sensor operates from -40...

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Portable Wireless Barcode Reader offers versatile operation.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Portable Wireless Barcode Reader offers versatile operation.

With read distance upÂ- to 110 cm, Industrial Handheld Reader BVS HS-P decodes 1D, 2D, and stacked barcodes on objects moving at up to 0.8 m/sec. DPM codes can also be read. With read reliability unaffected by tilts up to 40° and rotation angles up to 180°, IP65-rated solution employs optical aiming system with visible laser marking and provides USB, Bluetooth® (100...

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Power Supplies offer greater than 93% efficiency.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Supplies offer greater than 93% efficiency.

Equipped with HEARTBEAT® function, IO-Link Power Supplies includeÂ- stress level indicator, load level indicator, and life expectancy indicator. IO-Link function gets information parameters to control system which can then alert operators so counter actions can be taken to extend life. Available in IP20 and IP67 versions, power supplies feature galvanic isolation between power and...

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Network I/O Modules suit noisy electrical environments.
Controls & Controllers

Network I/O Modules suit noisy electrical environments.

Suitable for welding environments, Balluff Weldblocks are constructed with fiberglass reinforced composite that inherently resists weld spatter while effectively combating grounding loops and EMI. Weldblocks promote machine mount distributed modular architecture with IO-Link. Network node with IO-Link master communicates over EtherNet/IP with PLC or controller of machine, while IO-Link ports can...

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Inductive Coupler offers bi-directional IO-Link communication.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Inductive Coupler offers bi-directional IO-Link communication.

Featuring IP67-rated housing measuring 40 x 40 x 70 mm, IO-Link Inductive Coupler offers 32 bytes of bi-directional data transfer over standard 4-pole M12 sensor cable. Unit is also rated for 500 mA at 5 mm gap with 24 V power. Utilizing magnetic induction phenomenon to exchange power and data wirelessly over small gap or over non-metallic barrier, coupler is immune to vibration, oil,...

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Photoelectric Sensors withstand harsh and wash-down environments.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors withstand harsh and wash-down environments.

Supplied in miniature stainless steel flatpack, IP69K-rated R01EÂ- comes in several sensing modes: diffuse versions with ranges up to 100 mm, polarized retroreflective with ranges up to 1 m, and through beam sensor with ranges up to 2.2 m. Precise, uniform, visible red light beam facilitates alignment and fosters reliable object detection, and connections are made by cable or M8 three-pin...

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