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Rotary Encoder suits angle and rotational applications.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Rotary Encoder suits angle and rotational applications.

Used to monitor continuous and/or oscillating rotary shaft motion, BML S2E provides velocity and position information for applications such as conveyors, speed control, and angle measurement. Basic design, comprised of magnetically encoded ring and non-contact sensor head, facilitates installation and provides quadrature output at up to 46,000 ppr. Offering continuous feedback, encoder also...

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Automatic ID

RFID System optimizes conveyor-based pallet/bin tracking.

Easy Loop(TM) offers process visibility for reliable parts tracking. With multiple versions of read head hardware options as well as read distances up to 50 mm, ID values on Easy ID(TM) tags can be used to track location of part or product bins/totes in and out of storage and retrieval systems or in production line applications. System offers single-cable connections for power and communication,...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Position Transducer targets aircraft flight simulators.

Designed specifically for replacement of worn out or obsolete position feedback systems used by aircraft flight simulators, Micropulse Linear Position Transducer and Interface Module features internal LCD screen for parameter display, and pushbutton tuning for quick setup. In most cases, Micropulse solution is both mechanically and electrically compatible, down to host system connector plug.

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Communication Systems & Equipment

I/O Blocks are designed for Profibus networks.

Including Input-only and Configurable versions, machine mount Profibus I/O Blocks feature all metal low profile housings that can survive rough treatment and still keep cables protected. Blocks incorporate high density inputs that enable use of splitters, set up switches that speed addressing process, and large, highly visible status LEDs. Both models provide range of inputs that can be set for...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Balluff Rolls Out Broadest Capacitive Sensor Line

Florence, KY (June 2008): Balluff is introducing a new capacitive sensor line for proximity and level detection applications. With over 250 models to choose from, it's the most extensive capacitive sensor line available. Offering a wide variety of body styles, sensing ranges, harsh environmental ratings, and advanced functionality, this expansion of the Balluff technology portfolio creates an...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Proximity Sensors have ultra-short design.

With stainless steel bodies, protection rating of IP67, and nominal 1.5 mm sensing range, SuperShorty® sensors can be installed into cramped places. Offered in 6.5 mm smooth and M08 threaded housings, pre-wired cable models come in 10 and 6 mm long versions, while connectorized models are 18 mm long. Sensing electronics are fully integrated into miniature housings, and sensors have current...

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Sensor targets C-slot pneumatic cylinders.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sensor targets C-slot pneumatic cylinders.

Designed to indicate piston stroke end position, Balluff BMF 273 is 25.7 mm long and fits completely within standard C-slot. Low-hysteresis sensor is secured by non-stripping screw and cable is also equipped to be secured within C-slot by custom-designed mini pop-in fastener. Sensor features LED indicator light and utilizes advanced magnetoresistive technology.

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensor features resolution of less than 1 mm.

BOD 63M Time-of-flight laser sensor features 200 mm dead zone along with second discrete output. With range of 6 m, it is able to sense minute variations in targets at up to almost 20 ft. Device includes high-precision Class II laser and 2 independently adjustable setpoints. Photoelectric sensor is suitable for error proofing in assembly, packaging, printing, and metal processing as well as for...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Optical Sensor provides inspection and error proofing.

Measuring 58 x 52 x 40 mm, Sharpshooter can be placed virtually anywhere photoelectric sensor can be mounted to provide part and product detection, part configuration, and dimensional and/or position confirmation. Unit includes built-in and lockable focus adjustment lens ring, as well as red LED ring light for image lighting. Configurable discrete I/O can be used to trigger sensor and external...

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