Plastics, Rubber and Tires, Überblick



Beschreibung

Precision and efficiency for high system availability

Plastic is the material of the st century. Variously cross-linked polymers are used to create a wide variety of products with
extremely diverse properties: airtight films, rugged tires, impact-resistant paints, food-grade bottles, breathable plastic fibers,
permanent adhesives, highly elastic nylon ropes, or durable insulating material.
The range of applications is enormous and will continue to grow through the development of new compounds. Plastics are even now replacing traditional materials. Composites are used in dental technology, and fiber-reinforced compounds allow for lightweight construction.
With more and more varieties, manufacturing plastics is becoming ever more complex. The demands on production and machine
construction are increasing. The use of reliable and high-quality
components is becoming all the more important both in machine design and in manufacturing the final product.
Balluff&#;s comprehensive range with high-performance sensors, systems, and high quality networking and connectivity technologies serves as an ideal foundation. The high quality improves machine availability, enables sophisticated system concepts and contributes to more efficient utilization, whether in injection or blow molding, tire construction and heating presses, or bonding and joining technology. Balluff technology is also designed to handle broad temperature ranges.

 


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Plastics, Rubber and Tires

Precision and efficiency for high system availability

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As a leading sensor specialist and system provider with a company tradition of over 90 years, Balluff GmbH has been a recognized part-ner for factory automation and industrial hydraulics for decades. The global player has a strong presence with 61 sales branches and re-presentative offices as well as nine production sites on all continents. The corporate headquarters are in Neuhausen auf den Fildern, just outside of Stuttgart.

Balluff offers a wide array of products with varied operating principles taking advantage of the broad spectrum of technology available, in-cluding high-quality sensors and systems for position measurement and identification, as well as sensors to detect objects and measure fluids. The full-range assortment includes optimal network and  connection technology and a comprehensive line of accessories.

We offer innovative, first-class products tested in our own accredited laboratory and maintain certified quality management in accordan-ce with DIN EN ISO 9001:2008. Our technology speaks for itself through its worldwide applications that also meet regional standards.

Balluff stands for application-specific customer solutions, compre-hensive services, individual consultation and prompt service. Our entire staff of more than 2750 employees worldwide is committed  to providing outstanding service.

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Balluff Sensors

Cover a Broad Spectrum

of Applications

Our first-class quality is versatile

to meet complex requirements.

Plastics
Material handling – with high precision

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Injection molding – with maximum continuity

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Blow molding – with minimal material usage

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Bonding and joining technology – with mechanical perfection

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Automation and robotics – with great flexibility

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Rubber and tires
Tire building machines – precision layer after layer

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Curing presses – with the greatest possible repeat accuracy

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Balluff portfolio
Mold ID – with absolute reliability

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Product selection

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Plastic is the material of the 21st century. Variously cross-linked
polymers are used to create a wide variety of products with
extremely diverse properties: airtight films, rugged tires, impact-
resistant paints, food-grade bottles, breathable plastic fibers,
permanent adhesives, highly elastic nylon ropes, or durable
insulating material.

The range of applications is enormous and will continue to grow
through the development of new compounds. Plastics are even
now replacing traditional materials. Composites are used in dental
technology, and fiber-reinforced compounds allow for lightweight
construction.

With more and more varieties, manufacturing plastics is becoming
ever more complex. The demands on production and machine
construction are increasing. The use of reliable and high-quality
components is becoming all the more important both in machine
design and in manufacturing the final product.

Balluff's comprehensive range with high-performance sensors,
systems, and high quality networking and connectivity technologies
serves as an ideal foundation. The high quality improves machine
availability, enables sophisticated system concepts and contributes
to more efficient utilization, whether in injection or blow molding, tire
construction and heating presses, or bonding and joining technol-
ogy. Balluff technology is also designed to handle broad temperature
ranges.

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Material Handling –

with High Precision

Precisely metered compounds and optimized

processes require reliable technology.

Material handling is all about speed, precision and reliability. New
compounds require exact metering of various components. The
paths, the granulate, the fillers and the reinforcing materials take from
the silos to the coupling stations, from the mixers to the injection
molding machines, need to run like clockwork, in different produc-
tion lines and in every single batch. This is the only way to continually
ensure the purity of the plastic and the desired product quality.
A secure, transparent process is therefore essential.

Capacitive and ultrasonic sensors ensure accurate levels. Industrial
RFID assumes reliable control of every step and continually records
all process and product data. Autonomous systems increase the
efficiency of the feed, enhance the production quality and make
continuous documentation possible. This optimizes the process,
reduces complaints and provides legal security.

Continuously monitor the level
High-resolution ultrasonic sensors reliably monitor the level of
granulates and powders in silos. The non-contact measurement
technology is continuous and virtually immune to dust and dirt.
The fill level can optionally be output by an analog signal or with
two switching signals as min/max values.

Non-contact

Detects even the smallest objects

Block and cylinder designs

Adhere to min/max levels
To ensure continuous material feed, the min/max levels need to
be reliably detected in the injection molding machine. Capacitive
sensors are ideal level detectors. Whether in the hopper, in direct
contact with the materials or through the outer wall, they reliably
determine all the values.

For all materials

Simple sensor replacement

Miniature designs

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The right material in the right place
RFID is used in the coupling station to correctly mix additives,
dyes and granulates. Each coupling is identified and only released
if it is connected at the right location. This ensures use of the
correct component.

Autonomous system

Sturdy

Quick and powerful

The right level for drying
Dry granulate is essential for high-quality plastic parts. Capacitive
stainless steel sensors resistant to high temperatures ensure an even
feed of the moist granulate into the dryer. Heat resistant to 250 °C,
they reliably monitor all levels.

Rated to 250 °C

Stainless steel

Sensor head made of PTFE

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Injection Molding –

with Maximum Continuity

Durability and accuracy are required

for a continuous process.

Injection molding demands quality, reliability, precision and
economy. An uninterrupted process needs to be ensured on the
injection molding machine. Inexpensive, wear-prone sensors often
fail prematurely in large quantities when continually used, resulting
in costly downtime.

High-quality Balluff position measurement systems, high-pressure-
resistant and temperature-resistant capacitive and pressure sensors
ensure continuity. Balluff sensors are optimized in our accredited
in-house laboratory through Highly Accelerated Life Tests (HALT).
This means the products are subjected to extreme load conditions
even during the development phase. Possible weak points are
eliminated and a solid product design is ensured.

This durable, extremely precise technology optimizes system
availability by eliminating downtimes. Its precision makes products
of the highest quality possible.

Monitoring the closing stroke
High-precision magnetostrictive transducers
monitor the closing stroke of mold plates.
A protective form fit reduces wear and
extends the tool's useful life.

Contact-free, wear-free

No homing necessary, immediately ready

Resistant to vibration, moisture and dust

Controlling the injection molder
The flat design of the non-contact measuring
Micropulse transducer in the PF profile style
is perfect for the tight mounting conditions
of an injection molding machine. With its
guided locator, rapid changing of units is
possible – without having to readjust.

IP 67 degree of protection

Resolution to 0.005 mm

Easy to install

Measuring the clamping force
Inductive distance sensors ensure
continuous monitoring of the tie bar exten-
sion in the process. They are insensitive
to contamination, provide optimal linearity
and high repeat accuracy.

Distance-proportional analog output signal

Measuring ranges from 0.5 to 50 mm

Measuring speed up to 40 m/s

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Verifying the end positions
Inductive mini-sensors are recommended for
correctly positioning core pulls. These ensure
the core pull is at the required end position.
High-pressure resistant versions scan the
end positions directly in the hydraulic cylin-
der. Use of high-temperature rated sensors
is also possible.

Designed for tight mounting locations

Can be fully integrated

Low weight

Monitoring the pressure
Perfect closure of the clamping plates
requires the correct pressure. Reliable
pressure monitoring in the hydraulic cylinder
is handled by a solid pressure sensor in
a stainless steel housing. Using IO-Link,
pressure sensors relay their values to the
controller and let it readjust with precision.

Extended temperature range
down to 125 °C

Up to 600 bar

Process-oriented installation

Checking the mold filling
High-pressure and temperature resistant
capacitive sensors provide great mechani-
cal stability and can be integrated into the
mold to reliably verify whether the cavity is
completely filled with the mold material.
Their specially polished surface prevents
keeps the plastic from sticking.

Pressure rated to 150 bar

Temperature-resistant up to 180 °C

Flush-mounted

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Transparency down to the last meter
The EtherCAT module with IO-Link interface collects all the signals
from the various standard sensors and relays them to the controller.
This simplifies the entire network structure and creates transparency
down to the last meter.

8 independent IO-Link ports

Integrated display

Automatic address assignment

Checking various movements
All movements at the blow station are reliably controlled using
Micropulse transducers. These high-precision measuring systems
are available with EtherCAT interface. Their non-contact, wear-free
measuring principle contributes to long machine runtimes.

EtherCAT interface

No homing necessary, immediately ready

Vibration-resistant

Blow Molding –

with Minimal Material Usage

Using precision sensors is economical

and gets perfect results.

Blow molding requires efficient use of the material. Not only eco-
nomical, this also ensures the desired product quality is achieved.
Only if the individual materials are precisely processed will tanks,
containers or vessels have the necessary characteristics.

Balluff precision sensors ensure exact extrusion of the hoses and
allow for the correct structure of multiple plastic layers. This lets you
reliably produce containers with acid-resistant inner walls, different
wall thicknesses or in various colors.

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Counterfeit protection and mold half check
For fast, reliable mold replacement Balluff Industrial RFID ensures
correct matching of the mold halves and protects against counter-
feits. This allows for rapid size changes and a continuous process.

Flexible, non-contact data communication

Unique IDs for unambiguous association

Fast and sturdy

Controlling the filling process
Stretch blow molding machines are used in the beverage industry to
produce bottles. These bottles can then be filled immediately to save
on transportation. The high-precision SF fill level sensor controls
levels during filling.

Ecolab, 3A approval, IP 69K

For aseptic processes

Safe for sterilization (SIP) and cleaning (CIP)

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Bonding and Joining Technology –

with Mechanical Perfection

Exact weld seams ensure products of the highest quality.

Precisely positioning the sonotrode
High-speed and highly precise magnetically coded position
and angle measurement systems position the welding head with
extreme precision. Direct, absolute measurement on the load
reliably eliminates inaccuracies and tolerance shifts.

Accurate position feedback

Compact design

Ideal for short strokes

Checking completeness
The versatile vision sensor localizes parts in any orientation,
inspects or counts them at very high speed. Multiple inspection tools
can be combined to perform different tasks at the same time.

Productive and economical inspection

Rapid installation and configuration ensure fast setup times

Convenient setup in just three steps

When the same or different materials are joined to each other, lack
of mechanical stability and sealing is a recurring problem. This is why
first-class joining technologies are required in such sensitive areas
as medical technology, electronics, and the food industry. Both
ultrasonic and vibration welding offer the best preconditions for this
secure joining. These technologies reduce processing time.

Yet ultrasonic and vibration welding still need to be monitored during
the process. High-precision Balluff position measurement systems
and versatile vision sensors make this possible. They support the
process and help meet the high requirements for the product.

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Robot-assisted automation tasks can be found throughout the
plastics industry. The result is still often complex and costly network
topology requiring time-consuming wiring, maintenance and replace-
ment. Because wear and broken cables need to be dealt with.

Help is already there in many locations in the form of inductive
couplers, which send signals and power without contact, and the
easy to install communications standard IO-Link, which requires
only an unshielded, three-conductor standard industrial cable.

IO-Link reduces the wiring effort and offers transparency down to
the last meter. Every sensor is integrated into the fieldbus level. And
for IO-Link devices continuous diagnostics and parameterization
are provided by the controller. The benefits are clear: significant
savings in time and money as well as high system availability.

The Balluff IO-Link portfolio with masters, hubs and intelligent
sensors offers an incomparably wide selection for such efficiency.

Automation and Robotics –

with Great Flexibility

Why a simple network topology means high system availability.

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Simple tool changing
Inductive couplers are used for prompt gripper changing,
to eliminate manual insertion of mechanical connectors.
The quick-disconnect units are easy to handle and provide
maximum flexibility.

Non-contact signal and power transmission

No mechanical wear

Plug-and-play

Bundling signals – reducing costs
IO-Link sensor hubs made of plastic or metal collect the signals
from the sensors embedded in the gripper and pass them along
to the controller. Connected to a 16× IO-Link master, it is now able
to bundle the signals from up to 272 sensors. This reduces wiring
effort and weight while lowering costs.

Easy to install

Central parameter setting

Continuous diagnostics

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Detecting end positions on the pneumatic cylinder
In order to reliably carry out all the movements on a tire building
machine, magnetic cylinder sensors reliably detect the end positions
of the piston in the pneumatic cylinder. They replace wear-prone
reed switches and offer long service life.

Precise switching point

Also for short stroke cylinders

Versions with temperature rating to 105 °C

Slider positioning
High fitting accuracy means each tire layer must be precisely fed,
wound and cut. Micropulse transducers position the sliders with
extreme precision, so the winding is performed as needed and the
tire build is correct.

Highly precise and wear-free

For harsh environments

Impervious to vibration

Tire Building Machines –

Precision Layer after Layer

Long-life sensors guarantee minimal

changeover times and high efficiency.

Tire manufacturers are burdened with even greater demands: the
quality requirements of the automobile industry continue to rise. At
the same time, tire manufacturing needs to remain economical. This
means tire building machines have to be operated as efficiently as
possible.

To address production of different batch sizes with minimal change-
over times, Balluff offers advanced technology for the tire building
machine. High-quality sensors detect end positions of the pneumatic
cylinders, position the sliders for the correct tire build, or monitor for
liner sag. This supports sophisticated machine designs, increases
productivity and ensures high system availability.

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Checking roll diameter
In order to continuously provide the winding roll with tread strips
for the green tire, the roll diameter is continuously monitored. This
is made possible using distance sensors, which also perform sag
control. The difficult-to-detect black layers have no effect.

Absolute, distance-proportional analog signal

Compact, solid and reliable

Also available with IO-Link

Positioning the conveyor belt
Inclination sensors reliably monitor the tilt movements of the
conveyor belt. This allows the belt to be accurately guided when
it needs to be moved for the next work steps.

Precise position monitoring

High accuracy to 0.1° and extremely low temperature drift

Extended temperature range –40...85 °C

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Monitoring the closing movement
When the green tire is pressed into the hot mold under high pressure
with hot water, the heating press must be tightly closed. A secure
closing movement is ensured by Micropulse transducers.

Profile designs for easy installation

Resistant to vibration

Reliable, even at high temperatures

Pressure monitoring where the action is
The wide temperature range of –40 to 125 °C and the reliable
measuring technology of the pressure transmitters enable accurate
pressure monitoring directly in the press. The solid transmitters have
a flexible use. Eleven different pressure ranges, voltage or current
output as well as various process connections are available.

Extended temperature range

Stainless steel housing.

Great product variety

Curing Presses –

with the Greatest Possible

Repeat Accuracy

High-quality, versatile technology ensures

consistent tire quality.

The tire gets its final shape in curing presses. This means the
components involved must withstand the harsh conditions of
vulcanizing the green tires. In addition to heat and pressure,
aggressive fluids such as releasing agents or special hydraulic
oils need to be overcome.

Balluff has mastered the entire array of sensor operating principles
and products with varied operating principles and offers high-
quality, sturdy and long-life technology: contamination resistant and
high-precision linear displacement systems whose repeat accuracy
always ensures consistent results. Pressure sensors for high tem-
peratures, which enable uniform pressure for every press process.
High-temperature rated inductive sensors for cost-effective end
position control. Or high-performance network technology, which
ensures precise control of the pneumatic cylinders.

Balluff sensors are versatile and provide optimal solutions to ensure
first-class tire quality.

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Controlling pneumatic cylinders
All the pneumatic lines come together in the control cabinet.
With IO-Link valve terminal plugs, valve terminals are connected
to the power supply using a simple industrial cable. This makes
reliable movement of the pneumatic cylinders easy to control.
IO-Link reduces wiring effort, saves cable and hose material.

Compact adapter housing

Pin compatible with a wide range of valve terminals

Controls up to 24 solenoids

Perfect handling of the curing press
The broad application range of our high-quality sensors supports
every step of the curing press and ensures an optimal process.
Photoelectric sensors reliably detect black rubber. Pressure sensors
reliably monitor process media such as hydraulic fluids. And high-
temperature rated inductive sensors monitor end positions at little
cost.

For high temperatures

Resistant to lubricants

Durable seals

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Mold ID –

with Absolute Reliability

Automatic documentation ensures

optimal use of the injection molds.

Molds are subject to wear and tear and must be regularly main-
tained. The regularity of inspection often depends on the experience
of individual employees or handwritten notes that are not available to
everyone. In many cases, therefore, maintenance and inspection are
frequently carried out only if the produced parts no longer meet the
required quality standards or if the mold malfunctions.

Mold ID makes this a thing of the past. Mold ID ensures condition-
based maintenance of the molds without mold logs, which are
cumbersome to keep and subject to errors. Because all relevant
data, such as drawing number, number of shots, last maintenance or
service life, is automatically saved on the mold and can be retrieved
at any time. This makes the use of injection molds traceable and
ensures their optimum utilization. And this in turn extends runtime,
contributes to operational reliability, increases the systems' produc-
tivity and improves efficiency.

Another advantage: Mold ID is an autonomous system. All machines
can be upgraded individually, without the manufacturer and regard-
less of the location.

Mold
0709

Preheating station

Production of plastic parts

in injection molding machines

Warehouse with injection molds

Inspection and need-based

maintenance of the mold tools

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Optimal use of molds
Automatic documentation of the mold's usage using RFID reduces
unplanned downtimes. A separate shot counter records all produc-
tion cycles. All the data is available on a data carrier – on the mold or
on the multi-coupling. And the tool status can be directly displayed
on the machine.

Overview of the life cycle of the mold currently in the machine

Mobile readout of the data using a smart phone or
RFID handheld reader

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Effects and cost-effectiveness
Through the automatic documentation of the shots and the notes
concerning timely maintenance of the molds, a Mold ID system
contributes to the increased efficiency of injection molding machines
and molds. This has a positive effect on your key performance
indicators – for example, on the OEE (overall equipment effective-
ness) – because Mold ID ensures the availability and quality of
the molds.

The sample calculation of amortization time or ROI (return on
investment) on this page shows that different criteria influence
profitability. Therefore the various areas are calculated separately
(V1 to V3). Taken as a whole, it becomes apparent that the invest-
ment in Mold ID pays off after a short time and saves money (V4).

Mold ID –

Transparency in Mold Handling

Condition-based maintenance increases the

return on investment of injection molding machines.

ROI calculation

Information
Number of machines

25 units

Number of molds

120 units

Hourly rate of the machine

€ 65.00

Cost per employee per hour

€ 35.00

Time in minutes for the documentation
after changing a mold

5 min.

Mold changes per day and machine

3 ×

Time spent on maintenance of a mold

5 hours

Number of preventive maintenance
cases per year and mold

6 ×

Savings from maintenance based
on shot number instead of preventive,
time-based maintenance

1 ×

ROI calculation

V1 – Documentation

V2 – Downtime

V3 – Maintenance

V4 = V1 + V2 + V3

ROI = Investment in €

€ 125,282.50

€ 125,282.50

€ 125,282.50

€ 125,282.50

Savings in € per year

€ 54,687.50

€ 85,937.50

€ 21,000.00

€ 143,395.83

Amortization after

3.44 years

1.46 years

5.97 years

0.87 years

Input field
Result/fixed

Result
Time for documentation on one day

375 min.

Documentation effort in one year

93,750 min.

Costs for the documentation per year

€ 54,688.00 (V1)

Savings per machine:
Reduction in unscheduled downtime

0.25 hours

Savings per day

€ 343.75

Savings per year

€ 85,937.50 (V2)

Time currently spent on
preventive maintenance of the molds

3,600.00 hrs/yr

Savings maintenance based on
shot number

600.00 hrs/yr

Savings for maintenance

€ 21,000.00 (V3)

One-time investment

€ 125,282.50

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Adding

data carrier

Specifying

limit values

Defining names

Writing to

data carrier

Shot counter

Detecting

movement

Feedback

to system

RFID

Data from

the system

Writing to the

data carrier
on the mold

System

Comparing data

Updating

the status

Activation

of SmartLight

Reading out data

Defining

new limit value

Writing data

to data carrier

Initialization

Counting

Writing

Comparing

Reset

One-time

Cyclical

Maintenance

Application description
The functions of Mold ID can be divided into different phases.
Examples of these phases are shown below.

Components of the Mold ID system
Data carriers, shot counter, RFID unit, mobile terminals and
Mold ID unit: They let you manage every single mold regardless
of the ambient conditions.

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Application

Product family

Sample product Functions, interfaces and properties

Material handling

Detecting levels in silos

Ultrasonic sensors BUS

BUS000E

80×80 mm, analog output 0...10 V,

operating range 600...6000 mm

Detecting limits (min/max)

in hoppers

Capacitive sensors BCS

BCS00NH

M30×1.5, Global version (worldwide availability and

applicability, good price/performance ratio), level detection,

M12 connection

Detecting levels in

granulate dryers

High-temperature rated

capacitive sensors BCS

BCS00A1

M18×1, unshielded, high-temperature rated to +250 °C,

please order sensor amplifier separately

Sensor amplifier for capacitive sensors

BCS without internal amplifier

BAE00L9

Standard version, narrow design, mountable on DIN rail,

M12 connection

Identify couplings at

coupling stations

Industrial RFID system BIS

BIS00YL

Data carrier, Ø 8 mm, memory capacity 112 bytes

BIS013Z

Read/write head, Ø 14.5 mm, for connecting to BIS-V

processor units

BIS00U9

BIS V processor unit, EtherCAT,

connect up to four read/write heads, with IO-Link interface,

other fieldbus versions available

Injection molding

Measuring ejector movement

Inductive transducer system BIW

BIW1-A310-... Profile, analog output 0...10 V,

sampling rate typ. 32 kHz, measuring lengths up to 750 mm

Measuring close movement

Micropulse transducers BTL

BTL7-V50E-... Profile, with EtherCAT interface,

measures up to 16 positions, stroke lengths up to 7620 mm

Measuring movement

of the injection unit

Micropulse transducers BTL

BTL6-A500-... Flat profile, analog output 0...10 V,

measuring range programmable, stroke lengths up to 4572 mm

Measuring injection movement

Magnetically coded position and

angle measurement system BML

BML-S1G0-... Absolute measuring principle, SSI,

resolution to 1 µm, traverse speed 10 m/s,

Measuring clamping force

on tie bars

Inductive distance sensors BAW

BAW001P

M12×1, analog output 0...10 V,

measuring range up to 2 mm, IP67

Monitoring end positions

on core pulls

Inductive mini-sensors BES

BES02J2

M5×0.5, switching distance 0.5 mm,

temperature rated to +120 °C, 2 m silicon cable

Inductive pressure rated sensors BES

BHS0058

M8×1, switching distance 1.5 mm,

pressure rated to 500 bar, 2 m PUR cable

Monitoring pressures on

hydraulic power units

Pressure sensors BSP

BSP008Z

0...40 bar, analog output 0...10 V with

one programmable switching point, IO-Link interface

Detecting plastic in the mold

High-temperature and high-pressure

rated capacitive sensor BCS

BCS00TC

M12×1, length 38.5 mm, high-temperature rated

to +250 °C, high-pressure rated to 150 bar,

please order sensor amplifier separately

Sensor amplifier for capacitive sensors

BCS without internal amplifier

BAE00KH

Standard version, narrow design,

mountable on DIN rail, 2 m PUR cable

Blow molding

Measuring closing and

travel movements

Micropulse transducer BTL

BTL7-V50E-... Profile, with EtherCAT interface,

measures up to 16 positions, stroke lengths up to 7620 mm

Collecting signals from

standard sensors

IO-Link modules BNI

BNI0077

EtherCAT-IO-Link master, 8× IO-Link 1.1, 16× I/O,

IP 67, additional fieldbus types available

Counterfeit protection,

monitoring mold halves

Industrial RFID system BIS

BIS004A

Data carrier, Ø 10 mm, memory capacity 2000 bytes

BIS013H

Read/write head, M12×1,

for connecting to BIS-V processor units

BIS00U9

BIS V processor unit, EtherCAT,

connect up to four read/write heads, with IO-Link interface,

other fieldbus versions available

Filling bottles

Micropulse transducer BTL,

filling level sensor SF

BTL5-E17-...-SF-... FDA- and Ecolab-certified, IP69K,

analog output 4...20 mA, temperatures up to 130 °C (1 hr)

Based on the application, the selection table shows you the associated
product family and a sample product. At www.balluff.com you can
enter the product family or sample product to obtain detailed technical
information.

Product Selection

The right sensor for every application.

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Subject to modification and errors. The specifications in the catalog and/or in the data sheets apply.

Application

Product family

Sample product Functions, interfaces and properties

Bonding and joining technology

Precise welding head positioning

Magnetically coded position and

angle measurement system BML

BML-S2B0-... Incremental measuring principle, resolution to 50 µm,

output RS422, absolute versions available

Monitoring workpiece position

Photoelectric sensors BOS

BOS0160

Series BOS Q08M, PNP NO, red light,

diffuse with background suppression,

M8 connector, detection range 5...50 mm

Monitoring workpiece presence

Through-beam fork sensors BGL

BGL0023

PNP NO/NC, red light, slot width 80 mm,

slot depth 54 mm, M8 connector

Ensuring workpiece quality

Vision Sensor BVS

BVS0003

Standard lens 8 mm, 8 adjustable tools,

check up to 32 features per inspection

Robotics and automation

Simple tool changing

Inductive couplers BIC

BIC0070,

BIC0071

40×40 mm, bi-directional version,

working range 1...5 mm, with IO-Link interface

Collecting sensor signals

IO-Link modules BNI

BNI0077

EtherCAT-IO-Link master, 8× IO-Link 1.1, 16× I/O,

IP 67, additional fieldbus types available

Tire building machines

Detecting end positions on

pneumatic cylinders

Magnetic cylinder sensors BMF,

standard version

BMF006U

PNP NO, for T-slots, compact design,

with LED, 2 m PUR cable

Magnetic cylinder sensors BMF,

reed version

BMF008P

AC/DC NO, reed switch with LED, for T-slots,

compact design, 3 m PVC cable

Controlling centric winding

Micropulse transducer BTL,

flat profile series

BTL6-U110-... Flat profile, with IO-Link interface 1.1,

programmable measuring length, strokes up to 4572 mm

Checking sag

Photoelectric distance sensors

BOD000T

Series BOD 21M, working range 500 mm,

laser, resolution 100 µm, analog output 4...20 mA,

M12 connector

Monitoring roll diameter

Photoelectric distance sensors

BOD001H

Series BOD 66M, working range 600 mm, laser,

resolution 100 µm, analog output 1...10 V and an

additional switching output

Checking tilt movements on

material feed equipment

Inclination sensors BSI

BSI0002

Measuring range ±45°, resolution ±0.01°,

analog output 4...20 mA, metal housing,

M8 connector

Curing presses

Monitoring the closing

movement of the press

Micropulse transducer BTL

BTL7-E500-... Rod style, analog output 4...20 mA,

programmable measuring range, strokes up to 7620 mm

BTL7-E501-... Profile, analog output 4...20 mA,

programmable measuring range, strokes up to 7620 mm

Wireless transmission

of sensor signals

Inductive couplers BIC

BIC005C,

BIC005A

40×40 mm, unidirectional version,

working range 1...5 mm, with IO-Link interface

Monitoring handling

tasks and end position

Inductive sensors BES

BES01C8

M12×1, PNP NO, with LED,

switching distance 2 mm, IP68, M12 connector

BES04CK

M12×1, PNP NO, temperature range –25...+160 °C,

switching distance 2 mm, IP 69K, 2 m FEP cable

Photoelectric sensors BOS

BOS013H

Series BOS 18M, PNP NO/NC, with LED,

detection range 0...350 mm, M12 connector

BOS01CL

Series BOS 50K, retro-reflective, red light,

detection range 0.1...18 m, M12 connector

Capacitive sensors BCS

BCS001F

Disc Ø 22×4 mm, shielded, perfect for detecting rubber,

please order sensor amplifier separately

Sensor amplifier for capacitive sensors

BCS without internal amplifier

BAE00L9

Standard version, narrow design, mountable on DIN rail,

M12 connection

Magnetic cylinder sensors BMF

BMF00C9

For T-slots, V-Twin (two sensor heads), IP 67,

0.3 m cable with M12 connector

Light-band sensor BLA

BLA0001

Light-band width 50 mm, max. distance 2 m, laser,

2× analog output 0...10 V or 4...20 mA switchable

Sending bundled signals

from valve terminals

Valve terminal plug BNI

BNI001K

Actuators, valve terminal and pneumatics can be turned

off individually, 24 outputs, compact size, LED indicator

Monitoring pressures

Pressure transmitter BSP

BSP ...-DV004-... Pressure ranges selectable from –1...600 bar,

analog output 0...10 V DC, process connection G¼“

Mold ID

Industry 4.0

Industrial RFID system BIS

BIS00R5

Data screw in steel housing, IP68/x9K,

storage temperature to +95 °C

BIS00YE

High-temperature rated data carrier, PPS plastic,

IP 68, storage temperature to +220 °C

BIS00EJ

Read/write head with integrated processor unit,

RS232, M30×1.5, IP67, working temperature +70 °C

Mold ID processor

BSG0011

Stand-alone processor, Ethernet connection,

WLAN, Web-Services, solid housing

Handheld

BIS M-87_-...

Mobile reading and writing of BIS data carriers,

with display and touch screen, WLAN optional

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