- March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018 - Balluff announced the release of added functionality to standard 18mm tubular photoelectric sensors. Configuration of this family of sensors can be accomplished either through the integral teach button or via IO-Link. These sensors enhance Balluff's portfolio of photoelectric sensors which includes all standard sensing modes & miniature sizes. The tubular sensors have multiple output modes including single point, window mode, and two point sensing modes with either standard or dynamic teach functionalities.
- Diffuse, retroreflective and through-beam modes
- Diagnostics with IO-Link including low voltage, over temperature and emitter detect
- Stability/margin indicator
- Visible red light for alignment
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 e 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.