Industries and solutions

Industries & Applications

Industries & Applications

Balluff has many years of experience and extensive expertise in numerous industries. In this way, we ensure that our innovation sensor, identification and network solutions are optimally harmonized with your requirements.
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Solutions & Technologies

Balluff offers you innovative technical solutions for vastly different requirements and applications: from high durability to explosion protection, from error-proofing to Industry 4.0 applications.
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Slim IO link master block
30 Jun 2017

Slim IO-Link Master for Ethernet based Industrial Networks

4-port IO-Link master in compact form for Profinet, Ethernet/IP and EtherCAT
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Protective Sensor housing
23 Jun 2017

Protective Housing for Photoelectric Sensors

For use with BOS 23K, BOD 23K and BOS 50K in harsh, extreme conditions
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Safety RFID Sensors
16 Jun 2017

Compact Non-Contact RFID Safety Sensors

Tamper resistant, wear-free access protection – with a wide range for installation and utilization
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09 Jun 2017

BID Non-Contact Magnetically Coded Safety Switch

Non-contact magnetically coded safety switches are outstanding for monitoring guard doors – especially in environments where contamination or dust is expected.
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02 Jun 2017

Inductive Safety Sensors - for people and equipment

Inductive safety sensors detect the approach of metallic objects without contact. They provide the needed safety signals for position and end of travel.
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At home in many sectors

Balluff sensor solutions and systems represent individual products that are optimally adapted to your industry, your application conditions and requirements. Our comprehensive sensor and networking expertise provides technological variety for use all around the globe.

  • Industries
  • Tasks

Innovative solutions for every application

Every industry has its own challenges. The solutions must meet individual specifications and must be suitable for use in areas at risk for explosion, under high temperatures or in a raw environments.

From object detection to linear position and fluid measurement. From error proofing to Industry 4.0 applications. Balluff ensures that you will get the best technological solution for every one of your tasks, meeting all your requirements with maximum precision.

Traceability in Manufacturing

Traceability in Manufacturing

Enable visibility in the
production process

Industrial Identification to improve overall plant efficiency

 

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IO-Link

IO-Link

Bus systems and
sensor solutions

Intelligently linked for reliable, flexible information exchange

 

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Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0

Focused expertise for industrial automation

Networking solutions that reliably transport the data for interpretation.

 

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Error proofing

Error proofing

Prevent errors in the manufacturing process

Enable continuous quality by identifying problem areas

 

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Capacitive global sensors from Balluff

Global sensors

Worldwide standard in object detection

Designed for versatile use in standardized applications

 

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Level detection

Level detection

Point level and level measurement solutions
Solve a wide range of level detection applications

 

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Tool ID

Tool ID

Tool management with industrial RFID

Industrial RFID improves quality and increases efficiency

 

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Miniaturization

Miniaturization

Compact sensors for factory automation
Mini-sensors provide a great degree of design freedom and versatility

 

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High durability

High durability

Harsh Applications in Automation Solutions

High temperatures, weld spatter, debris, impact or chemicals

 

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Hazardous Locations

Hazardous Locations

Explosion-Proof Position and Level Feedback

Reliable technology for areas at risk for explosions

 

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Safety

Safety with Balluff quality

Automation requires safety. Safety based on reliability. Balluff quality guarantees ultra-reliable solutions.

 

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Products and services

Balluff Product area

Products

Balluff offers you a high quality product range of substantial breadth: sensors and systems for linear displacement measurement, identification, object detection and fluid measurement, including network and connection technology and extensive accessories.
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Downloads

All our current information and documentation available to you by convenient downloading: use our brochures and catalogs for simple searches and our videos for a quick glance into the extensive Balluff know-how.
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Sensors

Inductive, Photoelectric, Magnetic, Ultrasonic, Angle / Tilt, Pressure, Magnetostrictive Linear, Magnetically Encoded Linear / Rotary

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RFID

Automatic identification and tracking in production.

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RFID

Machine vision and Optical identification

Vision-based process control, error-proofing and inspection, as well as optical identification for automation.

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Machine vision and Optical identification

Industrial network technology

Information exchange across all manufacturing levels ensures optimum performance in the entire process.

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Industrial network technology

Accessories

Brackets, reflectors, lights, testers, and protection accessories.

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Accessories

Connectivity

Passive solutions for automation.

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Connectivity

Power Supplies

Reliable and efficient power supply.

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Power Supplies

Human Machine Interfaces

With our human Machine interfaces precise detection of the operating states at a glance.

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Human Machine Interfaces

Safety

Automation requires safety. Safety based on reliability. Balluff quality guarantees ultra-reliable solutions.

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Safety

We're happy to assist you. Competent and personal.

Our products are precisely tailored to your needs. Our services are too. For fast commissioning, optimum project management and the greatest possible efficiency. Would you like advice on products and services? Tailor-made solutions? Or expert know-how on site? We offer it all. Competent, uncomplicated and totally according to your specifications.

Support and consultation

Support and consultation

Save valuable time

Have an application consultation via our technical support team.
Product-accompanying services

Product-accompanying services

Assure yourself maximum efficiency

Use our technical services.
Customized products

Customized products

Get the most out of your equipment

With our product customization service.
  • Support
  • RMA

Technical sales

If you have questions, contact our technical sales team:

  • Product and new application discussion
  • Competitive cross over
  • Request technical documentation
  • Product replacement recommendations

Contact information:

Tel.: 1-800-543-8390
E-mail: balluff@balluff.com


You can reach us:

Monday thru Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm EST


After Sales Technical Support

Use our technical support for:

  • Commissioning questions
  • Troubleshooting existing applications
  • Resolving product quality concerns

Contact information:

Tel.: 1-800-543-8390
E-mail: technical.support@balluff.com


You can reach us:

Monday thru Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm EST


For emergencies, you can reach us by phone:

Monday thru Sunday:
24 hours a day

Guideline for processing RMA procedures

Dear Business Partners,
In order to process products that you want send back to us quickly and efficiently, we have systematised the processing of RMA procedures. We therefore ask you to observe the following process.

RMA procedure process

  • To return products, you will be required to fill out an RMA form. This form and the guideline can be downloaded by right clicking the link above and selecting "save link as".
  • Please fill out the form and the declaration of decontamination completely and to the best of your knowledge.
  • The form is then forwarded to us electronically by clicking the Send button. You thereby confirm that the content of the form is to the best your knowledge correct.
  • You will receive the corresponding RMA number, including dispatch documents, within two working days. Please note: Processing may be delayed if the information given on the RMA form is incomplete.
  • Please print out the dispatch documents and enclose them with the shipment.

Please note that delays may occur in processing goods that are returned to us without an RMA number. Such goods may even have to be sent back to you unprocessed.

RMA conditions

  • The product's original packaging must carry no adhesive labels and must not be damaged.
  • When returning goods for credit, the return shipment must be sent in packaging that is undamaged and unopened.
  • Damage in transport must be reported to the carrier immediately.
  • Please ensure that electronic components are packed in ESD packaging.
  • Repair/testing costs, repackaging and accessories will be invoiced separately. You will receive a free-of-charge cost estimate. This will then, of course, be invoiced together with the repair.
  • Please send the product carriage prepaid and adequately insured to the recipient address shown on the shipping document within five working days.
  • The RMA number allocated is only valid for this shipment.

Repair and Return Service

Use our repair and return service for:

  • Evaluating product function
  • Repair of products when possible

Contact information:

Tel.: 1-800-543-8390
E-mail: returns@balluff.com


You can reach us:

Monday thru Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm EST


For emergencies, you can reach us by phone:

Monday thru Sunday:
24 hours a day

Brochures and catalogues

Brochures and Catalogues

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Whitepapers

Whitepapers

Sensor expertise in a series of informative white papers > Explore
Videos

Videos

Product and application videos ─ for a quick view > Explore
2D and 3D files

CAD drawings

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PLC Modular coding

PLC Modular Coding

Add-On Instructions, Function Blocks, Faceplates, etc. > Explore
Certificates

Docs & Certificates

Quality Compliance Documents and Industry Certificates > Explore

Profit from our experience in hands-on training

We offer you a wide selection of hands-on training opportunities so that you can use our sensors and systems in a manner optimally adapted to your applications. There we provide you fundamental theoretical knowledge of design planning and simple parameterization as well as practical know-how and proven tips and tricks.

Basics of Automation

Basics of Automation

Here we provide you with basic knowledge of automation, sensors, RFID and network

Application Based Training

  • Safety Fundamentals
  • Bonding and Grounding
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics

Product Based Training

  • IO-Link
  • RFID Architecture
  • RFID Implementation
  • Sensor Fundamentals
  • Sensing Technologies
Testimonials

Training Class Testimonials

See what others have said about our hands on learning training classes

Company

Balluff Bus

The Balluff Automation in Action Bus

Coming soon to an area near you!
Experience Automation in Action! Walk through the Balluff Demo Van to see the latest automation solutions!
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Smart Industry

Smart Industry 2017

September 18th - 20th, 2017
Come visit us this September in Chicago, IL at Smart Industry.
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Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day 2017

Oct 6, 2017
Come out to our U.S. Headquarters in Florence, Kentucky to learn more about manufacturing and what kinds of opportunities it has for the next generation.
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The Assembly Show

The Assembly Show

October 24th - 26th, 2017
Come visit booth 1105 this October at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.
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Fabtech

Fabtech

November 6th - 9th, 2017
Come visit booth A5405 this November at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL.
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Balluff is represented in over 60 countries

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Committed employees are the key to success

That's why we emphasize long-term cooperation based on trust. We ensure the best possible working conditions throughout the company while addressing the individual needs of our employees.

At Balluff, this starts with training. New employees are well-integrated right from the start and find the ideal conditions for being able to write their own success story at a company active around the world. This employee engagement is confirmed by over 90 years of company history and employee longevity.

Balluff as an employer

Balluff as an employer

We ensure sustainability through innovation and responsibility.
Current job openings

Current job openings

An overview of our open US positions.
Careers at Balluff

Careers at Balluff

Professional opportunities and student training programs.
Press

Press

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Event calendar

Event calendar

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Articles

Articles

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Balluff Inc
8125 Holton Dr.
Florence, KY 41042

 

balluff@balluff.com
1-800-543-8390