Balluff products include a complete line of sensors, transducers, ID systems, and connectivity products. Their sensor lines include photoelectric, inductive, capacitive and magnetic, as well as other more specialized sensor products to fit virtually any sensing application.
Balluff’s photoelectric sensors include a wide variety of housings, such as exclusive miniature designs, tubular styles from 8mm through 30mm, and small, medium, and large block styles. These devices provide non-contact detection of parts over longer distances than other sensing modes such as inductive or capacitive sensors while providing numerous mounting options and flexibility.
Balluff’s capacitive sensors are not only superior in object and level detection, they are also highly specialized for a wide range of challenging applications. They offer high temperature and pressure ratings, stainless steel and PTFE housings for harsh environments, a wide supply voltage range and especially compact form factors.
Balluff sensors reliably detect objects over long distances. They are suitable for non-contacting detection of solid bodies made of glass, wood, metal, plastic, composite materials, liquids and bulk materials.
Balluff offers a wide range of inductive sensors with diverse designs for nearly any application: from standard sensors to sensors with increased switching distance, hygienic sensors, high-pressure sensors, ex-zone sensors for hazardous areas, and factor 1 sensors. Some sensors have an additional ceramic or PTFE coating so that weld spatter, for example, cannot adhere to them. Sensors that are both factor 1 and all-metal are also available.
Objects can be automatically identified and traced using RFID. Balluff offers a broad selection of innovative products for the low frequency (LF), high frequency (HF) and ultra-high frequency (UHF) range. The LF systems used mostly in metal environments are especially rugged and reliable. HF systems are preferred where greater read/write distances and high traverse speed are demanded. With the BIS V frequency-independent processor unit, all systems can be flexibly combined with each other to save costs through greater flexibility and lower inventory levels.
Intelligently combining industrial networks with the IO-Link communication standard is the ideal solution for ever faster, more flexible, more efficient and more adaptable production. It provides a powerful infrastructure for reliably managing the growing volume of data, transporting data through the entire manufacturing process and achieving seamless communication from the intelligent sensor up to the internet.
I/O master blocks from Balluff connect discrete and analog I/O sensors and actuators to the control level via a fieldbus or network. The number of lines is substantially reduced by the use of the blocks. I/O blocks offer additional functions for signal preprocessing and expanded diagnostic options.
Balluff offers a complete range of sensors for distance and position measurement for applications requiring continuous position feedback. Whether you need to measure a few thousandths of an inch or hundreds of inches, Balluff distance and position sensors provide accurate, reliable, non-contact position feedback.
Balluff magnetostrictive linear position sensors have achieved a worldwide reputation for accuracy, stability, and rock-solid reliability. These sensors are designed from the ground up to exceed expectations in demanding industrial environments.
Balluff linear position transducers are rugged, absolute position feedback with stroke lengths from 2" to 300".
Sun Automation is a Balluff distributor serving Arizona, New Mexico and Southern Nevada.
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