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Visit Balluff at Automate 2023

Experience our latest technologies in Detroit

Automate is the largest solution-based showcase of automation, robotics, vision, motion control, and more in North America. Following a year with record attendance in 2023, Automate returns to Detroit with even more exhibits of the latest in manufacturing automation technology May 22-25.

Join us in booth #1820 to learn about the latest trends in controls architecture, industrial machine vision, sensing solutions and more to enhance your processes, improve product quality, lower costs and sharpen your competitive edge. Our demos at the event will include:

  • Condition Monitoring

  • Barcode Scanning

  • Network Architecture

  • Traceability with RFID

  • Sensing Solutions

  • Level Detection

  • Smart Automation Monitoring System

  • Welding Automation

  • Industrial Machine Vision

Complete the form and enter a chance to win a bottle of New Riff bourbon.

Complete the form below to schedule a booth meeting at Automate with Balluff’s automate experts. Everyone that submits this form and has their badge scanned in booth 1820 during Automate will be entered into a drawing for a bottle of New Riff Single Barrel bourbon.* The winner will be announced at show closing on May 25, 2023. By submitting this form, you also agree to subscribe to Balluff News.

*One entry per person

Balluff Conference Presentations

Join Balluff Business Strategy Manager, Tom Knauer, to learn how the advanced capabilities of the latest sensors provide the data that serve as the backbone for Industry 4.0 inside today’s smart factories.

IIoT And The Smart Factory: Device Protocols To Effectively Move Data From The Sensor To The Control & Enterprise Level

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Track: AI & Smart Automation Track
Where: Room 330B

Sensors are the eyes, ears, and skin of the factory, and are the basic devices for gathering data for IIoT applications and Smart manufacturing. In the past, sensors were individually wired to machines and controllers, requiring many cables and a lot of time to set up the system. Their data was also very limited (on/off, analog values, etc.), and gathering and using this data in IIoT applications was cumbersome.

Sensor-level networks, such as CANbus, AS-Interface and IO-Link greatly simplify machine start-up. Sensors can be connected to I/O blocks using standard cabling, reducing wiring time and troubleshooting. Built-in advanced capabilities allow more and better data – for example, IO-Link sensors provide process, event and service/device data, supporting IIoT functions. In addition, these networks are easily connected to higher-level Ethernet or Fieldbus protocols and can even be directly accessed by control systems or cloud devices using standard masters or gateways.

Tom Knauer, Global Industry Manager – Factory Automation & Robotics, Balluff GmbH

Where can you find us?

Booth 1820

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