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Distributed Modular I/O for CC-Link offers IP67 connections.
Controls & Controllers

Distributed Modular I/O for CC-Link offers IP67 connections.

Distributed Modular I/O, capable of replacing standard slice I/O and distributed I/O solutions,Â- enables collection of diverse control data types. Utilizing vendor-neutral standard IO-Link, master block can communicate with up to 4 slave devices and send combined data back to controller over CC-Link network. In lieu of backplane, each slave device is connected to CC-Link...

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Magnetic Field Sensors target space-critical applications.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magnetic Field Sensors target space-critical applications.

Measuring 3.8 x 24 mm,Â- BMF 243 Series offers bounce-free switching response and is suited for small grippers and cylinders with C slots. Binary-switching, magnetic-field sensitive, electronic cylinder switches include integrated bracket that fits completely into cylinder slot without protruding. Series is also supplied with cable clip that guarantees optimum strain relief and secure cable...

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Color Sensor delivers reliable detection on uneven surfaces.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Color Sensor delivers reliable detection on uneven surfaces.

Featuring fiber optic cable based optics that allow for placement of detection optics in tight spaces, BFS 33M comes inÂ- aluminum housing, uses lab color space to distinguish between different color shades, and has range of up to 400 mm. This true color sensor provides 7 channels and 3 digital outputs for set-point detection and can use serial interface to configure unit as well as output...

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Automatic ID

Flexible RFID System is engineered to serve diverse applications.

ToÂ- deliver performance needed to solve industrial track and trace applications, BIS V combines 4 asynchronous 125 KHz and 13.56 MHz read/write antenna channels with local analog, valve manifold, or I/O access/control. Integrated IO-Link master port is provided for connecting discrete or analog I/O or valve manifolds, while LCD with control buttons aids setup and display of...

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Linear Position Transducers are available with SSI.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Transducers are available with SSI.

Micropulse® Generation 7 linear position transducers with Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI) work with control systems from Allen-Bradley, Delta Computer, Siemens, and more. With position resolution to 1 Â-µm, transducers suit high-performance linear positioning and closed-loop control applications. Mechanical shock- and vibration-resistant units, pressure rated to 600 bar, offer...

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RFID Controller includes IO-link master.
Agricultural & Farming Products

RFID Controller includes IO-link master.

BIS-V RFID Controller enables simultaneous connection of up to 4 read/write heads. Both 13.56 MHz HF in accordance with ISO 15693 and ISO 14443 and 125 kHz LF read heads can be connected on front with plug connectors and are automatically detected. In addition, controller allows IO-Link capable sensors or actuators to be directly connected. Featuring IP67-rated metal housing, controller is...

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Magnetic Field Cylinder Sensors serve industrial automation.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magnetic Field Cylinder Sensors serve industrial automation.

Global BMF series includes sensors based on non-contact, solid-state technology compatible with reed and Hall-Effect magnetic pole orientations, making them suitable replacement for standard magnetic switches. Featuring short circuit, overload, and reverse polarity protections, products fit C- or T-slot extrusions and require no additional brackets for mounting. Flush-fitting sensors come with...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors offer sensing range up to 300 mm.

Featuring metal housing, BOS 18M Series includes energetic diffuse, retro-reflective, and through-beam models, which are available as red light and IR types. Red light sensors also include version with background suppression. LED technology and Fresnel lenses ensure sharp contours which precisely reproduce switching area, enabling sensors to be used in daylight and illuminated areas. Using...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Analog Position Sensor operates up to 500 bar.

Featuring sensing range of 0.5-2 mm, Inductive Analog Position Sensor is constructed with ceramic sensing faces, special sealing techniques, and IP68-rated M12 stainless steel housing for corrosion-resistance. Unit is suited for applications that involve control and service measurements of valves, position monitoring in mobile hydraulic systems, parked positions of cranes, final position of...

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Linear Position Transducers offer minimal replacement downtime.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Transducers offer minimal replacement downtime.

Micropulse® Generation 7 transducers are offered with Rapid Replacement Module (RRM) option that allows field replacement without removing pressure tube from hydraulic cylinder. With this option, transducer electronics and sensing element can be replaced as single unit while hydraulic seal remains intact. There is no danger of oil spillage during replacement, and there is no need for...

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