Contactlessly transmit power and data
Inductive couplers provide major advantages in many applications. This is because they send both data and power at the same time over an air gap. This benefits you in many ways. The risk of a cable break is completely eliminated, and the need to contact the mechanical connector is erased.
The new inductive coupler from Balluff gives you a system which transmits signals from up to four sensors, all completely wear-free. An internal temperature monitor in the inductive coupler protects the system from overheating. A status LED, located on both the base and remote, indicates the operating status of the respective component.
All of this makes the new 4-bit coupler from Balluff an ideal solution for a variety of different applications, including, for example, the rotary index table, where sensor data is transmitted from rotating or non-moving machine members.