Press Release Summary:
BOD 24K Distance Measuring Sensors are suitable for automotive, machine tool and packaging and factory automation industries. Featuring IP67 rated housing, units offer a sensing range up to 650 mm and comes with IO-link diagnostic functions. Sensors are available with discrete switching outputs and include automatic parameterization functionality.
Original Press Release:
Balluff's New High Resolution Measurement Laser Sensor with IO-Link
Reliable measurement and positioning with simple integration
Balluff is pleased to announce the release of the new family of BOD 24K distance measuring sensors. Configuration can be accomplished either directly via IO-Link or from the built-in display. This sensor family enhances Balluff's industry leading portfolio of photoelectric sensors which includes all standard sensing modes including miniature sensors in a wide variety of housing sizes and materials.
"The BOD 24K family satisfies the increasing demand for precise optical measurement," shares Jack Moermond, Balluff Inc Photoelectric Product Marketing Manager, "with a sensing range up to 650mm. In addition, the IO-Link diagnostics functions enable preventative maintenance to ensure the highest productivity." As an alternative to IO-Link, analog interfaces (voltage and current) as well as discrete switching outputs are available that can also be set up from the integrated display.
With IO-Link, simple installation and easy controls integration translates to cost savings for machine builders on design, build, & commissioning; while manufacturers see a value in the ability to hot-swap smart sensors via automatic parameterization functionality. The BOD 24K family was designed to fit into a wide variety of industries from automotive, machine tool and packaging to factory automation.
- Great flexibility through many configuration options via IO-Link or display
- Simple, cost-saving installation and wiring with intuitive menu guidance
- Compact, rigid housing with IP67 protection, ECOLAB tested
- Reduced downtime and more stable operation through online configuration, diagnostics, and condition information over IO-Link
About Balluff Inc.: Balluff Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Balluff GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of inductive, photoelectric, vision, capacitive and magnetic sensors as well as linear position transducers, RFID systems, and networking products. Balluff products for OEM and factory floor solutions are used to control, regulate, automate, assemble, position, and monitor manufacturing, assembly, and packaging sequences for industries including: metalworking, automotive, plastics, material handling, wood processing, aerospace, alternative energy, medical, electrical, and electronics.