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Balluff: High-resolution light array

Designed for applications involving measurement and detection of multiple objects during manufacturing, packing, or quality control, the BLA high resolution light array sensor from Balluff identifies, compares, or sorts objects based on minimal size or height differences, object diameter, object position, gap width, gap position, edge position, and more.
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Balluff: Miniature metal inductive sensor

Designed for harsh environments and extreme applications, Balluff’s BES R04 block sensor is a small, low-profile metal-housed inductive sensor that also features a ceramic sensing face making it suitable for applications with weld spatter, metal debris, and vibration.
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: Universal vision sensor

Balluff's new BVS Universal Vision Sensor provides 360° part position detection, defect finding, contour based counting and matching, bar code reading (linear and 2D DM), and OCV, and comes with a serial port and digital I/O.
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Balluff: New EtherCAT products

Balluff offers a portfolio of EtherCAT products including: linear position transducers, network blocks, network cables, indicator lights, RFID read/write heads, tags, and processors.
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Balluff: Industrial ethernet cables

Available with M12 D-coded and/or RJ45 connectors, Balluff¹s 4 conductor cables – PUR Shielded Starquad Flex 2 million, PVC Shielded STP, TPE Unshielded Flex 10 million, and TPE Shielded STP 2 pair: FT1 – are designed for almost any industrial Ethernet application.
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Balluff: Miniature sensors

Balluff’s new line of miniature sensors include inductive, photoelectric, magnetic, capacitive, and ultrasonic; compact inductive couplers, space-saving I/O modules, and RFID in miniature versions are available for each sensor.
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Balluff: Infrared vision sensor

With Balluff’s BVS vision sensor with built-in infrared lighting and integrated daylight filter, visible ambient light cannot affect image quality or stability of an inspection, greatly increasing inspection and process reliability; and because the sensor’s light is invisible to the human eye, it removes intrusive flickering to the operator, eliminating the need for shielding or desire to tamper with the sensor to minimize the lights effects.
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Balluff: Digitally configurable stack lights

The software-configurable Smart Light from Baluff eliminates complex hardware selection by providing visual indication solutions with just a single part number.
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Balluff: Inclination sensors

For precise position control and continuous positioning of rotational movements in critical applications.
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MAC Valve Mainifold Control over EtherNet/IP utilizing Distributed Modular I/O
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Balluff: MAC valve mainifold control

Simplify valve manifold control using Distributed Modular I/O.
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BFS 33M true color sensor
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Balluff: Color sensor

Reliably detect multiple colors on uneven surfaces, even in tight spaces.
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Balluff: RFID processors combine low and high frequency in one device

Using a new generation of RFID processors, the Balluff BIS V RFID system maximizes flexibility by providing a single device for both low frequency 125 KHz and high frequency 13.56 MHz read/write heads with an IO-Link master port.
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Balluff: Economical magnetic field cylinder sensors

Balluff’s Global BMF expands their global line of products to include a broad line of economically-priced magnetic field cylinder sensors.
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Balluff: Long-range photoelectric sensors

Featuring a generous sensing distance and high function reserve, the new generation of BOS 18M photoelectric sensors from Balluff include energetic diffuse, retro-reflective and thru-beam, which are available as red light and infrared types, including a version with high-performance background suppression.
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Balluff: Linear position transducers

Providing highly-accurate and reliable position control signals, Balluff’s Micropulse Generation 7 linear position transducers are now available with a Rapid Replacement Module (RRM) option that allows quick field replacement without removing the pressure tube from the hydraulic cylinder, making field-level maintenance fast and easy.
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Balluff: DeviceNet analyzer

The new DeviceNet Analyzer from Balluff is said to be one of the most powerful tools for analyzing, commissioning, monitoring, and maintaining DeviceNet/CAN bus installations.
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Balluff: Economical line of sensors and cables

Balluff’s Global Line of inductive proximity sensors, photoelectric sensors, capacitive sensors, and supporting cables and accessories is an economically-priced general-purpose line of sensors.
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Balluff: Distributed modular I/O for industrial ethernet

Balluff’s new generation of distributed modular I/O can be used in a cost effective way to replace standard slice I/O and distributed I/O solutions.  
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Balluff: Inductive ring sensors can be mounted side-by-side or stacked

Available in 10, 15 and 25mm diameter openings, Balluff’s inductive ring sensors detect small metal parts including nails, screws, welded studs and more.
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Balluff: Long-range inductive sensor

Balluff’s Q40 inductive proximity block sensor with Factor 1 technology delivers sensing ranges up to 40mm to solve difficult application problems.
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Balluff: Capacitive proximity sensors

Balluff’s economical Global.CProx line of capacitive proximity sensors reliably solve object and level detection applications.
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Balluff: Expanded range of IO-Link I/O hubs


As part of its expanding package of control connectivity solutions, Balluff has added a large range of IO-Link I/O hubs, ranging from M8 to M12 with plastic or metal housing.
 
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Balluff: I/O and RFID connectivity for CC-Link

Balluff’s IP67 CC-Link I/O modules and supporting cordsets provide a full I/O and RFID connectivity solution for CC-Link, and enable the consistent, cost-optimized implementation of requirements using decentralized installation technology. 
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Balluff: RFID readers for IO-link

Balluff’s IO-link based RFID system simplifies network topology and PLC setup by using the IO-link block to treat the RFID data like standard I/O points, and reduces costs by running multiple RFID readers off 1 I/O block using standard, 3-conductor sensor cables.
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Balluff: Linear position transducer

Balluff’s Micropulse® PF-series linear transducer provides accurate, reliable linear position feedback in a low-profile anodized aluminum housing.
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Balluff: Photoelectric block sensors

The BOS 23K photoelectric sensor family from Balluff comes with the conventional sensing modes of diffuse, retro-reflective, and thru-beam, and also includes background suppression sensors.
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Balluff: RFID for tool identification

The Fanuc miLink Tool ID interface from Balluff is designed to interconnect and automate the entering and tracking of tooling information to a Fanuc based CNC from a Balluff RFID Tool ID system.
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Balluff: Linear position transducers

Balluff’s Micropulse Generation 7 linear position transducers feature improved measurement and environmental specifications, longer lengths, enhanced shock and vibration ratings, and more flexible setup than previous models.
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Balluff: Metal-mount RFID tags

Balluff’s direct metal-mount or “M-M” RFID system provides track-and-trace capability to any manufacturing, assembly or closed-loop logistics process using a non-contact, ISO 15693 compliant passive data carrier technology.
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Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Encoder makes ink-jet system tighter, sleeker

Magnetic linear encoder provides non-contact, wear-free position tracking with no signal degradation over time.
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Balluff: Balluff Comes Clean: New Micropulse SF Fill Level Sensors for High-precision Sanitary Filling Apps

The Micropulse SF fill level sensor from Balluff provides continuous, absolute fill-level measurement in applications that require adherence to the strictest standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
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Balluff: Ultrasonic sensors

Balluff’s family of ultrasonic sensors detect the presence of targets or measure the distance from selected objects when long sensing ranges and high accuracy are needed.
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Balluff: Vision based sensor

Balluff’s advanced Sharpshooter vision based sensor provides reliable error proofing and quality inspection anywhere.
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Balluff: Magnetic field sensor

Balluff’s V-Twin™ magnetic field sensor combines two sensors with one connector.
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Balluff: Long range sensors

Balluff’s extended range SteelFace® sensors combine extended sensing range with low cost. Sensor models include PNP N/O and NPN N/O versions in M8, M12 and M18 sizes.
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Balluff: Thru-beam sensor technology

Balluff's UltraFrame™ self-contained thru-beam sensor technology provides error proofing, process monitoring, and general automation tasks in a number of environments.
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Balluff: Modular sensor expansion system

Balluff's IO-Link system enables quick and easy expansion or simplification of Profibus and Profinet networks.
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Balluff: Rotary encoder

Balluff’s BML S2E rotary encoder provides positional information for conveyors, speed control, rotational applications and angle measurement.
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Balluff: RFID tag

Balluff’s Easy Loop™ RFID system provides 100% reliable tracking of parts on pallets, totes, or in bins in several conveying applications.
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Balluff: Compact sensor

The Balluff BMF 273 is a compact sensor specifically for use with C-slot-equipped pneumatic cylinders.
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Balluff: Optical sensor

Balluff has introduced an optical sensor that fills the gap between conventional discrete sensors and vision systems.
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Balluff: UV luminescence sensor

Balluff’s BLT 31M sensor effectively detects UV luminescent materials and markers with a range of 300 mm.
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Balluff: UV Luminescence Sensor

Balluff’s BLT 31M sensor effectively detects UV luminescent materials and markers with a range of 300 mm.
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Balluff: UV luminescence sensor

Balluff’s BLT 31M sensor effectively detects UV luminescent materials and markers with a range of 300 mm.
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Balluff: Inductive sensor

The 3-mm Long Ranger inductive sensor from Balluff (Florence, KY) has a 1-mm range into a 3-mm-dia x 27-mm-long, self-contained unit. Provides sensing distance without an external amplifier.
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Balluff: Sensor catalog

Balluff (Florence, KY) has integrated its entire optical sensor product line into a single 196-page catalog. Provides product specs, capabilities and application examples for its opto line.
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Balluff: Linear position sensors

Balluff’s (Florence, KY) new Micropulse magnetostrictive linear position sensors are available with a Profibus-DP interface. The profile-style sensors offer a stroke length up to 157” and provide sub-millisecond position updates, position resolution of 0.0002” and velocity resolution of 0.004”/sec.
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Balluff: Balluff: Sensor brochure

Balluff (Florence, KY) offers a 24-page brochure on its MiniPro optical sensor. Machine combines a dualmount form factor with 1200 psi/140?F washdown capability for color mark or presence detection applications for the packaging and metalwork industries.
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Balluff: Packaging sensors

Balluff (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) has released a brochure highlighting various sensors in the company’s PackPRO packaging sensors program. The program was designed for full automation and includes optoelectrics for presence, color mark and luminescence detection; Micropulse® noncontact magnetostrictive linear position transducers; noncontact Power remote systems; limit switches and many more.
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Balluff: Balluff: Optical sensor

The MiniPro optical sensor from Balluff (Florence, KY) features standard housing dimensions, bracketry and installation capability. The housing is ultrasonically welded, rather than bolted together, making the sensor able to withstand 1겨-psi washdown.
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Balluff: Optical sensor

Even when the target is moving at production speed, the 6K subminiature optical sensor from Balluff (Florence, KY) learns its target with the touch of a button, electronically suppressing backgrounds and detecting clear objects.
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Balluff: Luminescence detectors

Compact LDµ luminescence detectors from Balluff (Florence, KY) can read UV markings, labels or guides even on highly reflective package surfaces such as bottles, metal or ceramics.
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Balluff: Wireless sensor

Power remote sensor system from Balluff (Florence, KY) allows less connection for limit switches and sensors on robotic grippers, dies, fixtures, rotary tables and removable tooling.
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Balluff: Fiber-optic sensor

Balluff's (Florence, KY) BOS 20K fiber-optic sensor uses teach-in capability to eliminate adjustment hassles and offer accurate sensor set-up. The versatile sensor has a compact 60 x 30 x 13 mm housing and is suitable for small parts detection, part feature checks, counting, and part positioning.
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Microprocessor

The TLm Color Mark Scanner from Balluff (Florence, KY) is used to automate mark detection, print centering, verification, sorting and related applications.
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Slot sensors

New teachable slot sensors from Balluff/Datalogic (Florence, KY) bring high sensitivity and fast response to label and edge detection, as well as reading of registration marks.
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Luminescence detectors

Balluff (Florence, KY) luminescence detectors read ultraviolet markings invisible to the naked eye. This eliminates the need for visible marks on products.
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Bus components

Balluff (Florence, KY) now offers all of the components necessary to build and maintain an Actuator-Sensor Interface (ASI) bus system, which allows simple connection of more than 100 packaging line components to a PC or PLC with minimal wiring.
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Bar code alternatives

Balluff's (Florence, KY) new color brochure describes the BIS System for product identification. An alternative to bar code labels and RF emitters, BIS uses non-volatile "memory" tags to store up to 2ꯠ alphanumeric characters, with data read and written by non-contact, unobstructable, passive inductive heads.
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Transducer manual

Balluff's (Florence, KY) new 56-page color reference manual discusses the operating principles and applications of its magnetostrictive BTL linear transducer.
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Remote sensor brochure

Balluff's (Florence, KY) 16-page brochure details the entire line of remote sensors, which bring part or tool location to removable dies, grippers, fixtures and carriers.
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Optical sensor

The Dynamic Optical Window from Balluff (Florence, KY) detects and reacts to moving objects as small as .03" dia. Suited for counting small objects air-conveyed in a transparent tube or dropped from a chute, such as drug capsules, wire trim scrap or electronic components.