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Optical identification

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Optical identification

Optical identification via 1D and 2D barcodes is a well established method of identifying components and objects, while flawlessly managing systems and processes.

Balluff's range of products in this area includes stationary barcode readers, mobile handheld readers and accessories for standard and industrial grade applications. All devices offer scanning options for the standard 1D or 2D barcodes.

Key benefits

  • Reliable traceability of products
  • Global sales network
  • Simple startup

Application areas

  • Controlling supply processes (e.g. Kanban system)
  • Production control
  • Optical tool identification

Stationary optical ID sensors

  • Reliable code reading with very simple operation
  • Alternative, modern data interfaces: MQTT and REST API
  • Consistent communication thanks to standardized automation and IT interfaces
  • ID sensors are part of the SAMS (Smart Automation and Monitoring System) from Balluff
  • ID sensors with IO-Link interface provide additional condition monitoring information (vibration, temperature, code quality and operating time)

Portable code reader

  • Reliable read confirmation via acoustic signal as well as two green LEDs and a green LED spot projected onto the read code
  • Intuitive targeting system due to highly visible laser marking frame
  • Fatigue-free work thanks to low weight and ergonomic shape