Capacitive global sensors from Balluff
Capacitive global sensors from Balluff

Worldwide standard in object detection

For the diverse area of position sensing, Balluff offers a wide range of powerful and industry-proven sensors. Our complete series of global sensors is designed for versatile use in standard applications.

The sensors meet global standards and can be used universally. The Global sensors include inductive, photoelectric, capacitive and magnetic sensors for cylinders as well as matching accessories.

The production line corresponds to common designs and, with a wide variety of technologies, provides unlimited flexibility, making it possible to use the sensors in a large number of application areas.

Our Global sensors are subject to thorough examination and have, among others, CE and cULus certifications. The sensor spectrum provides quality at the best price and can even be delivered in high quantities in an extremely short time.

The proven complete series of Global sensors

  • Photoelectric Global Sensors for Standard Applications

    Precise object detection and positioning - even over large distances

    Our universally usable photoelectric Global sensors guarantee reliable object detection and are available in a wide assortment with a large number of different modes of operation, designs and sizes.

    Available in cylindrical and cuboid housings, you can choose between visible red light, non-visible infrared light or high-performance laser light.

    All photoelectric sensors from Balluff are quick to install and simple to operate. The high-quality technology also has an attractive price/performance ratio.

    The features

    • Diffuse sensors with ranges up to 900 mm
    • Retro-reflective sensors with ranges up to 16 m
    • Through-beam sensors with ranges up to 60 m
    Photoelectric Global Sensors

    Surface-independent package detection using a retro-reflective sensor

  • Inductive Global sensors for object detection of metal targets

    Globally proven solutions for controlling, positioning and monitoring

    Our inductive Global sensors for object detection of metal targets are robust and reliable. With a wide range of over 500 variants, we offer the right inductive sensor for every application.

    The technology, which is in use worldwide, has an optimum price/performance ratio and can also be delivered in large quantities in a short amount of time.

    The features

    • Cylindrical sensors in Ø 6,5 mm, M8, M12, M18, M30 and cuboid design 40 × 40 mm
    • Shielded and unshielded versions
    • Flush ranges up to 15 mm
    • Non-flush ranges up to 30 mm
    • Connector or cable connection
  • Capacitive Global sensors for object and fill level detection

    Precision with a high level of EMC protection

    Capacitive Global sensors from Balluff for object and fill level detection are just as precise as they are efficient. The product line has already been proven numerous times and a large selection is available.

    The high-quality technology with optimum EMC protection has an excellent price-performance ratio and a high level of insensitivity to electromagnetic interference.

    The features

    • The series incorporates M12, M18, M30 and cuboid variants in cable version or with M12 connector
    • Flush ranges up to 20 mm
    • Non-flush ranges up to 25 mm
    • PNP and NPN versions with normally open or normally closed
    • Power-on indicator
    • Output function indicator
    • Available with a plastic or stainless steel housing
    Capacitive Global sensors

    Capacitive Global sensors for object detection

  • Magnetic Global cylinder sensors for pneumatic cylinders

    Perfect hold in the cylinder slot

    Compact magnetic Global cylindrical sensors from Balluff are accurately matched to the different cylinder groove forms and therefore provide an optimum hold. Their design ensures that the sensors fit flush and are protected within the respective cylinder slot.

    The features

    • Compatible with nearly all common types of nut, such as C- or T-nuts
    • Large choice of cable and connector types
    • V-Twin® – one plug for two sensors
    Magnetic Global cylinder Sensors

    Reliable, wear-free position detection on all pneumatic cylinders