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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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Ethernet/IP I/O Blocks have machine-mount design.
Controls & Controllers

Ethernet/IP I/O Blocks have machine-mount design.

EtherNet/IP(TM) machine mount I/O block products, comprised of 12 I/O block versions and one IP67 unmanaged switch, are ODVA-certified and operate up to 100 Mbps. IP addressing can be accomplished using BOOTP/DHCP, through IP67 IP Address Plug (IPAP), via pushbutton display (100 series only), or web pages. Backlit addressable display shows all octets of IP address, subnet mask, and gateway...

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Interface Block connects transducers to Profibus network.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Interface Block connects transducers to Profibus network.

With Profibus/Micropulse Interface Block, up to 4 Micropulse linear position transducers can be connected on single Profibus node, using digital START/STOP interface. Block also has 4 extra inputs for either discrete or analog sensors. Packaged in rugged metal housing, interface block provides detailed diagnostic feedback over Profibus network and is suited for injection molding, metal stamping,...

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Photoelectric Sensors are offered in block style models.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photoelectric Sensors are offered in block style models.

Featuring diffuse, retro-reflective, and thru-beam sensing modes, BOS 23K family of photoelectric block sensors deliver long sensing ranges and are suited for use in material handling and conveying applications. They feature visible red light for alignment, impact-resistant ABS housing with rotating connector, and LED status indicators viewable from all sides. Including background suppression...

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Automatic ID

Tool ID Interface Module enables access to CNC data.

Fanuc miLink Tool ID interface is designed to interconnect and automate entering and tracking of tooling information to Fanuc-based CNC from Balluff RFID Tool ID system. Device is industrially hardened and does not require any ladder or macro programming. Tool ID system kits include serial communication-based RFID processor and RS232 communication cable to connect processor to miLink serial...

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Ultrasonic Sensors detect solid, powder, or liquid media.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors detect solid, powder, or liquid media.

Able to see targets independent of color, transparency, surface texture, or ambient conditions, ultrasonic sensors offer sensing ranges up to 19.7 ft. They are based on acoustic wave technology and can be used in automated and process applications to detect presence of targets or to measure distance from selected objects. Available in variety of tubular and block style housings, sensors have IP65...

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Linear Position Transducers handle 20g vibration, 150g shock.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Transducers handle 20g vibration, 150g shock.

Available in standard and Plus versions, Micropulse Generation 7 comes in analog rod style housing that offers IP68 protection for pre-wired cables (IP67 for connector models). Micropulse, the base offering, is backwards-compatible to Generation 5 products, while more advanced Micropulse Plus offers flexible output scaling and configuration via PC interface. Both offer stroke lengths to 300 in....

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Linear Position Transducer is suited for harsh environments.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Linear Position Transducer is suited for harsh environments.

Rugged Micropulse® ProCompact rod-style linear position transducer incorporates non-contact magnetostrictive technology into welded, hermetically-sealed stainless steel housing, for protection against environmental hazards. It comes in standard Â-¾ in.-16 UNF mounting threads, enabling installation into hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders. Device is environmentally protected to IP68, and...

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Vision-Based Sensor offers 360° part rotation recognition.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vision-Based Sensor offers 360° part rotation recognition.

Designed as extension of present sensor-based error proofing system, Sharpshooter provides part or feature presence/absence detection and inspection, position detection, plus dimension verification. All configured inspections are compensated for part rotation, and output logic functionality provides ability to link any tool or combination of tools to any output. Solution is capable of infinite...

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