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HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April

Balluff

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Hall 9, Stand F53
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Company Data

Balluff GmbH

Schurwaldstr. 9
73765 Neuhausen
Germany
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Fax: +49 7158 5010

Facts

Type of company
Manufacturer

Year founded
1921

No. of employees
1.001-10.000 (Status: 2016)

Annual turnover
between 100M and 1 billion EUR (Status: 2016)

Company profile

About the company Balluff

With its 3,000 employees worldwide, Balluff GmbH represents innovative technology, state-of-the-art electronics, quality and maximum customer orientation. As a leading provider for industrial automation, the family-run company offers a full range of high-quality sensors, system solutions and application-specific customer solutions.
In addition to the central headquarters in Neuhausen in the Filder region, Balluff has production and development sites around the world, as well as 61 international subsidiaries and representative offices. This guarantees that customers have fast availability of the products, high application assistance and perfect service directly on-site - worldwide.

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Products

Industry 4.0

The availability of all relevant information in real time, as well as the ability to derive optimal value-added, forms the basis of Industry 4.0. This can only be achieved with the networking of all participating devices. Balluff sensor technology and identification systems collect the relevant data ...read more

Solutions for fill level detection

Balluff technology has proved itself successful in fill level detection for many sectors, including in the pharmaceutical, food and drinks industries, in semiconductor and refrigeration technology and in wind turbines. This is because their high-quality sensors and systems, based on a variety of operating ...read more

Solutions - potentially explosive areas

In potentially explosive areas, many tasks can only be resolved using reliable position detection. Ex logo This affects the - monitoring of hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders - Checking hydraulically or pneumatically controlled valves - Fill level detection Balluff provides contactless measuring micropulse ...read more

Electrical accessories

The optimum periphery of the sensor includes first-class electrical accessories: to save time and costs, enable the easy integration of the sensor into your automation systems, and ensure reliable operations.read more

Mechanical accessories

The ideal periphery for the sensor: The range of mechanical accessories comprises reliable products for the quick, easy, and cost-effective integration of sensors into your automation systems.read more

Temperature Sensors

The non-contact infrared temperature sensors offer either an IO-Link or analog interface. The rugged M30 stainless steel housing with IP67 protection makes them ideal for a wide range of uses. Steelworks, foundries, forging, the ceramics industry and glassworks are perfect examples of applications.read more

Pressure sensors

BSP pressure sensors are suitable for measuring the pressure of gases and liquids. They can be used in a wide range of applications in factory automation. Both standard and more challenging applications are easy to realise using them. In addition, they are characterised by their high user-friendliness ...read more

Inclination sensors

Inclination sensors measure deviation from the horizontal position of up to 360°. This makes them perfect for accurate position monitoring and continuous tracking of rotative movements. They are of great importance in many applications. For example, they have been successfully used in wind energy plants, ...read more

Inductive positioning system

The BIP inductive positioning system is a precise measuring system for detecting the position of metallic objects. Its main application area is the linear position monitoring of drive spindles for tools and workpieces.read more

Magnetic cylinder sensors

Magnetic cylinder sensors are mainly used to monitor the piston position on cylinders and grippers. The field of the magnet integrated into the piston is detected by the sensor through the actuator wall. Thanks to the contact-free position detection method, our magnetic cylinder sensors are reliable ...read more

Optical Identification

The identification of criteria and objects is an important component both for Industry 4.0 and for the "Internet of Things". Optical identification via 1D and 2D barcodes is an established way of performing this identification process and managing systems and processes without errors. Our range of ...read more

Sensor Solutions and Systems

Professional project management is available at Balluff for implementing systems. As a result, we offer customized solutions that are tailored to meet your needs. This guarantees the most workable and efficient applications.read more

Services

Whether you need reliable components for industrial communications, industrial RFID technology, object detecting sensors, or stateof-the-art position-measurement technology, Balluff offers effective solutions for the entire technological spectrum. This comprehensive portfolio is characterized as innovative, ...read more

IO-Link

Just one interface for improved process quality IO-Link guarantees simple wiring, consistent diagnostics, and central configuration. System failures can be more reliably prevented and systems can be placed back into operation more quickly if the worst comes to the worst. IO-Link thus supports optimum ...read more

Connectors and connection cables

Comprehensive line of connectors for every area of automation. With connecting elements, preassembled, unassembled and bus connectors as well as bus accessories. Overview of our features We supply PUR and PVC connections as well as TPE connections for the American market - simply choose what you need! ...read more

Power supply units

Modern-day automation places exacting demands on the availability and efficiency of each and every system. Balluff power supply units satisfy these demands with ease and thereby play a key role in industrial automation: - Intelligent and highly efficient power supply units with heartbeat function and ...read more

Mechanical sensors

Mechanical sensors are used for positioning and limit switch tasks on machine tools and presses, flexible production centres, robots, assembly and conveying equipment, and in machine and plant construction. For decades, they have proven their worth as the traditional strongmen of automation. Your benefits - ...read more

Photoelectric sensors

Photoelectric sensors check presence, shape, colour, distance, and thickness - optimised for robotics, automation, assembly, and handling. They are real experts with various strengths: detecting and counting parts, monitoring stack heights, through-glass detection, aligning small parts, detecting marks, ...read more

Capacitive sensors

Capacitive sensors detect objects and the fill level of all non-conducting materials, liquids, pellets, and powders directly or through a container wall. Your benefits - No-contact, wear-free, non-mutually interfering, bounce-free output signal - Easy sensor replacement, no need to seal the containerread more

Photoelectric Distance Sensors

Photoelectric distance sensors provide support for positioning tasks, material flow control, and fill level detection in the most varied applications, even over long distances. Your benefit - The material, colour, and reflectance of the object to be measured are practically irrelevant Applications - ...read more

Magnetically coded position & measuremen

High-precision, fast measuring systems with a magnetically coded linear or rotary measurement body - for precise positioning in extremely dynamic applications Your benefits Contract-free, high-resolution, and resistant to dirt Applications - Monitoring of slide position in electrical/pneumatic linear ...read more

Industrial RFID systems

For managing the flood of information in modern production operations: the right data in the right place at the right time. Your benefits - Flexible, contact-free data communication - Fast and robust - Powerful and cost-effectiveread more

Fieldbus modules

Sensors, systems, bus technology: extensive intelligent networking Balluff fieldbus modules - Powerful devices in all networks - For easy and quick connection - Even in harsh environments (shock- and vibration-resistant). IP 67 guaranteed!read more

Micropulse Transducers

If long strokes need to be measured really accurately and reliably in harsh environments, micropulse transducers are ideal. Their high-precision output signal is available as an absolute signal for the controller in a wide range of interfaces. And their contact-free working principle prevents wear. Benefits - ...read more

Ultrasonic sensors

Whether your application is position detection, distance measurement, or the detection of solid, powder, or liquid media: BUS ultrasonic sensors are precise all-rounders. Regardless of the colour, transparency, and surface texture, they always perform really well. They detect: - Objects made from practically ...read more

Inductive sensors

Inductive sensors are used to manage, position, and control processes in automation technology. The robust sensors detect objects in metalworking. Benefits - Contact-free, wear-free, dirt-resistant, short-circuit-resistant - Available in designs from 3 mm Ø to 80x80 mm block styleread more

Inductive distance sensors

Inductive distance sensors easily detect the position, size, and material of metallic objects. The distance-related output signal opens up a range of diverse application scenarios. Your benefits - Absolute, distance-related analogue signal - Compact, robust, and reliable Applications - Monitoring of ...read more

Magneto-inductive position sensors

The compact SmartSens magneto-inductive position sensor is for the linear, contact-free position detection of a magnetic target. Your benefits - Absolute, position-dependent analogue signal - Easy to integrate anywhere, even in extremely small spaces Applications - Detection of piston position on pneumatic ...read more

Inductive couplers

If modules need to be disconnected and coupled up in an automated fashion, you can rely on Balluff's inductive couplers. With the quick-disconnect units, you can realise new requirements extremely flexibly and quickly. In addition to fast signal transmission, inductive couplers ensure the safe transmission ...read more

Passive splitters

Balluff's passive splitters are available in plastic and in metal with a fully encapsulated housing. They are characterised by their excellent design, which enables their perfect integration into systems and machines. They can be flexibly mounted to all standard profiles and baseplates using the central ...read more

Vision sensors

The main application area of Balluff vision sensors is the field of reliable error and quality checks. Their versatility gives rise to a range of tools to enable the best possible monitoring of production processes. In addition, each of the variants is characterised by its own special features. This ...read more

Magnetic sensors

In comparison with inductive sensors of the same size, magnetic sensors offer a higher switching distance. Non-ferrous metal and aluminium walls do not impair their switching behaviour. These sensors are not sensitive to vibration and can be mounted at the front or side. The magnet is installed flush ...read more

Product categories

Adaptronics systems and solutions Assembly devices, clamping devices Components and accessories for industrial control systems and process control systems Diagonal light barriers Digital-absolute distance measuring systems Distance measuring devices Distance measuring systems for hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders End-of-travel switches EtherNet/IP systems Explosion-proof ethernet components Fiber-optic sensors Hall effect sensors Identification systems by means of radio frequency and transponders (RFID) Identification systems using ultrasound Industrial Ethernet systems, industrial Ethernet Industrial services for general machine building Industrial services for the automotive industry Linear measuring systems and rotary measuring systems, magnetic Magnetic proximity switches Magnetic sensors (squids) Non-contact sensors for electric current Non-contact sensors for temperature, infrared radiation Optical components and systems Optical/optoelectrical identification systems Other application related process automation solutions Other complete automation systems Other fieldbus components Other industrial networks on TCP/IP Other parts and accessories for controls Other safety and security in automation Other sensors for electrical measured variables Other sensors for optical measured variables Other special sensor systems and sensors Part tracking and tracing systems, transport systems and products Parts and accessories for electric power supply systems Photoelectric sensors Positioning systems for handling technology Pressure gauges Process automation solutions for logistics and material flow PROFIBUS interfaces PROFIBUS systems (Process Field Bus) Proximity switches for assembly, handling and robotics Rotary pulse generators Rotary transducers and resolvers Sensors for filling and other levels (tolerance < 0.5 %) Sensors for length, paths (measuring range < 0.1 m) Sensors for length, paths (measuring range < 0.5 m) Sensors for length, paths (measuring range < 5 m) Sensors for length, paths (measuring range >= 5 m) Sensors for assembly, handling and robotics Sensors for general industrial applications Sensors for intervals, distances, sag (measuring range >= 0.5 m) Sensors on ultrasound basis Solutions and components for medical technology and pharmaceutical industry Standard video cameras for image processing Velocity measuring instruments Vision lighting systems

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