Injection molding
Injection molding

In control of every detail

In high-precision injection molding every step has to be performed precisely from injecting the molding compound to ejecting the formed part. With our high-quality solutions you can reliably control every movement of the injection molding machine. Our inductive positioning systems provide rapid mold filling and our capacitive sensors check for completeness. Magnetic encoders ensure soft mold closing. Rugged pressure sensors integrated into the hydraulic cylinder ensure that the platens are properly closed.

You can rely on high repeat accuracy and durability thanks to our technology optimized through High Accelerated Lifetime Tests (HALT). The rugged design delivers extended run times and contributes to equipment up-time. Our quality means your precision. And failsafe performance means efficiency and economy.

Application examples

  • Ensure gentle mold closing

    BTL magnetostrictive linear position sensors

    With the help of a high-precision magnetostrictive linear position sensor from Balluff you can precisely monitor the closing motion of the platen. A gentle mold closure reduces wear and extends your mold's useful life.

    Features

    • Non-contacting and thus free from wear
    • No homing necessary, immediately ready
    • Resistant to vibration, moisture and dust
    Ensure gentle mold closing

    Magnetostrictive linear position sensors

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  • Detect injection movement on molds

    BIW inductive linear positioning systems

    Our inductive positioning systems ensure that your molds are quickly filled. The high sampling frequency and repeat accuracy measure the travel of the injection axis precisely and reliably. You can exactly calibrate the injection profile, for example, to produce high- quality, thin-wall parts.

    Features

    • Fast: High measuring frequency of 32 kHz
    • Non-contact position detection
    • High repeat accuracy
    Detect injection movement on molds

    Inductive transducer system

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  • Continuously monitor tie bar extension

    BAW inductive distance sensors

    Inductive distance sensors from Balluff ensure continuous monitoring of the tie bar extension in the process. They are insensitive to contamination and provide optimal linearity as well as high repeat accuracy.

    Features

    • Distance-proportional, analog output signal
    • Measuring ranges from 0.5 to 50 mm
    • Measuring speed up to 40 m/s
    Continuously monitor tie  bar extension

    Inductive distance sensors

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  • Detect the position of core pulls without wear

    BMF magnetic field sensors and BHS inductive high pressure sensors

    Our magnetic field sensors are ideal for optimal adjustment of core pullers. These ensure that the core pull is at the required end position. They detect the position directly at the hydraulic block cylinder. Alternately you can also use high-temperature rated sensors.

    Features

    • Designed for tight mounting locations
    • Can be fully integrated
    • Low weight
    • Wear-free position detection
    • Two teachable switching outputs with up to eight switchpoints over IO-Link
    Detect the position of core pulls without wear

    Magnetic field sensors for C-slot

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    Pressure-rated inductive sensors

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  • Monitor pressure

    BSP pressure sensors with display

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

    Features

    • Extended temperature range up to 125 °C
    • Up to 600 bar
    • Process-oriented installation
    • Equipped with IO-Link
    Monitor pressure

    Pressure sensors with display

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  • Mold filling with measurement

    BCS high temperature and high pressure capacitive sensors and sensor amplifier for BCS capacitive sensors without internal amplifier

    Our high-pressure and high temperature rated capacitive sensors reliably check whether the cavity is fully filled and the RTM (Resin Transfer Molding is completed. They offer great mechanical stability, e.g. for lightweight construction and can be integrated directly in the tool. Their specially polished surface prevents plastics and composites from sticking.

    Features

    • Pressure rated to 150 bar
    • Temperature-resistant up to 180°C
    • Flush-mounted
    Mold filling with measurement

    Capacitive sensors with special properties

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    Amplifiers for capacitive sensor heads

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