New Easy Tool-ID 2.0 System from Balluff Reduces Setup Times and Incorrect Entries

Press Release Summary:

  • Supports machine operators by providing tool data to the machine tool
  • Can integrate via USB and configuration from web browser
  • Data shown in plain text and also features manual updating of tool data using the touch display and retrofitting

Original Press Release:

New Tool-ID System from Balluff Optimizes Tool Usage

System reduces set up times and incorrect entries

Florence, Kentucky (October 11, 2019) — The Easy Tool-ID 2.0 from Balluff supports machine operators by quickly providing tool data to the machine tool. The new system drastically reduces setup times and incorrect entries.

Updates can also be made manually, allowing tool wear to be consistently documented so tool life remains up to date on the RFID chip. This optimizes tool usage.

Integration of the Easy Tool-ID 2.0 is simple via USB, and configuration from the web browser is equally effortless.

Key features include:

  • Reduction of setup times and incorrect entries
  • All data shown in plain text
  • Manual updating of tool data using the touch display
  • Retrofitting with little effort

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About Balluff Inc.
Balluff Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Balluff GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany. Balluff is a leading supplier of networked IO-Link control system architectures that unlock the potential of the IIoT and Industry 4.0. Balluff offers a wide range of intelligent IO-Link and industrial Ethernet sensors in a variety of technologies including inductive, photoelectric, capacitive, and magnetic as well as magnetostrictive linear position sensors, magnetic tape linear encoders, industrial RFID systems, and industrial vision systems. Balluff provides cost-saving, process-enhancing solutions to machine builders and manufacturers to control, regulate, automate, assemble, position, and monitor manufacturing, assembly, and packaging sequences. Industries served include: automotive, packaging, food processing, beverages, tire, primary metals, conventional and alternative energy, semiconductor, plastics, and fluid power.

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