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Magnetic Field Sensors come with reverse polarity protection.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magnetic Field Sensors come with reverse polarity protection.

Featuring 1 connection for 2 sensors, V-Twin(TM) sensors are suited for detecting multiple positions on pneumatic grippers and cylinders, and doubling number of sensors in multiple interface box. They use magneto-resistive technology to detect piston magnet through aluminum wall of cylinder, and include universal compatibility with either Hall Effect or Reed Switch cylinder magnet polarizations....

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magnetic Field Sensors utilize only 1 connector.

Requiring only one 4-conductor cable with M8 or M12 connections for 2 end-of-stroke sensors, BMF V-Twin(TM) Sensors use magneto-resistive technology to detect piston magnet through aluminum wall of cylinder. Units feature noise immunity and universal compatibility with Hall Effect or Reed Switch cylinder magnet polarizations. Equipped with short circuit, overload, and reverse polarity protection,...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Liquid Level Sensors target electronics/semiconductors.

Balluff SmartLevel(TM) sensors provide real-time level readings regardless of amount of film, foaming, material buildup, multiple ingredients, or any extraneous metallic material in solution. They can operate directly in contact with media or indirectly through glass or plastic tank walls up to 12 mm thick. Automatically self-adjusting to correct liquid level, sensors do not require cleaning or...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Hardware Kits monitor position of up to 3 robot axes.

Available for RTU and track or gantry robots, BZL Robot Zone Limit Systems provide diverse, complementary, and redundant position monitoring for up to 3 robot axes to help recapture lost productivity. Systems offer flexibility to adjust zone angles and locations while providing means to mute personnel sensing devices per requirements of ANSI/RIA R15.06-1999. Pre-engineered kits include all...

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Automatic ID

Passive RFID System can be mounted to metal surfaces.

Direct metal-mount RFID system is noncontact, ISO 15693 compliant device that can be mounted on any alloy or metal surface. Offering 52-65 mm range, it operates in temperatures from -25 to +130°C for up to 1,000 hr. Tag can be mounted directly on metal pallets, totes, or directly on parts without use of plastic spacers. Industrial head options include self-contained processor and read/write...

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Inductive Sensors withstand harsh environments.

Available in PNP N/O and NPN N/O versions in M8, M12, and M18 sizes, SteelFace® Sensors feature one-piece, gun-drilled, 316 SS housings for corrosion and impact protection. All are offered with PTFE coated housings that repel slag buildup. Featuring 2X extended range, sensors exhibit no loss of range when flush mounted in steel, making them suited for machining, metal forming, welding, and...

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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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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Supplies meet needs of automation control suites.

Ten model line includes wide range of 24 Vdc models with single and three phase inputs. With output current ranges from 0.75-40 A, if more power is needed multiple units can be connected in parallel for additional current capacity. Other features include overload and overvoltage protection, load regulation to ±1%, ripple/noise less than 50 mV on most models, and adjustable outputs. All...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Rotary Encoder outputs up to 46,000 pulses/revolution.

Consisting of magnetically encoded ring and non-contact sensor head, S2E Rotary BML Encoder targets conveyor, angle, and rotational applications. Unit provides velocity and position tracking of virtually any rotary movement to monitor continuous and/or oscillating rotary shaft motion. IP67-rated device converts rotary motion into linear measurement and delivers continuous feedback, allowing...

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Controls & Controllers

I/O Module expands Profibus and Profinet networks.

Attaching directly to Profibus or Profinet network, IO-Link(TM) Expansion Module enables users to attach up to 4 intelligent IO-Link sensors up to 20 m away using 3-conductor M12 cordsets. Sensor hubs allow connection of 16 standard discrete sensors to network per hub. Up to 4 hubs per expansion module can be put on each node, giving total of 76 sensors per Profibus node. Sensors are available in...

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