Photoelectric Measuring Sensors come with RS485 interface.

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Baluff’s Photoelectric Measuring Sensors are offered in either voltage or current analog output that features analog outputs and two configurable discrete outputs. Units offer a sensor range up to 20 m with a resolution of 1 mm. Sensors integrated pushbuttons helps in configuring teachable set-points, hysteresis and response time. Product come with IP67 rated metal housing and is suitable for automotive, machine tool, packaging and factory automation industry.


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New 20 Meter, Long Range Laser from Balluff

Latest Balluff product dramatically expands the photoelectric distance sensing portfolio

Balluff is pleased to announce the release of a new family of long distance high resolution photoelectric measuring sensors. This sensor family enhances Balluff's industry leading portfolio of photoelectric sensors, which includes all standard sensing modes, miniature sensors and a wide variety of housing sizes and materials. Configuration can be accomplished from the integrated pushbuttons for teachable set-points, hysteresis and response time. Utilizing time-of-flight measurement technology, the sensor is very reliable with & tolerant of difficult to target surfaces and materials.

"The long distance photoelectric measuring sensor (BOD 37M) family satisfies the increasing demand for precise optical measurement with a sensing range up to 20 meters and a resolution of 1mm," shares Jack Moermond, Balluff Inc Photoelectric Product Marketing Manager. "In addition, the universal version has an integrated display that displays the distance in millimeters." The standard version is available in either voltage or current analog output while the universal version has both analog outputs, RS485 and two configurable discrete outputs.

Installation and integration are simple with the teach pushbuttons which translates to cost savings for machine builders and manufacturers in a wide variety of industries from automotive, material handling, machine tool and packaging to factory automation.

  • Reliable measurement regardless of surface with time of flight technology
  • Quick and easy installation with pushbutton teach versus teach wires
  • Measuring ranges up to 20 meters with 1mm resolution
  • Rugged and compact metal housing with IP67 rating

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.

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