Our robust, highly accurate linear and rotary position measurement systems operate contact- and wear-free. They are extremely reliable, even in rough environments such as extreme temperatures, in salty air, in the presence of vibrations or shocks as well as in potentially explosive environments.
Our BTL magnetostrictive linear position sensors in the hydraulic cylinder guide and position the slabs with precision. They check for the correct configuration of the lateral guides and accompany the slabs on their path through the rolling stand. In addition, the system safely compensates for the strong forces that occur during reshaping.
In the production of components made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), uniform pressure on the carbon fibers woven into mats is of central importance for an optimum result. Our heat-resistant BTL magnetostrictive linear position sensors ensure uniform shaping of the plastic and guarantee consistent pressure with every press-fitting process. They even work with high precision and great repeat accuracy in high temperature ranges – for every shape.
For fast and efficient drilling, pipehandlers take drill rods out of the magazine and position them directly over the borehole. Powerful hydraulics are needed in order to move the heavy rods. Our BTL magnetostrictive linear position sensors support the hydraulics and in doing so play a decisive role in promptly and correctly positioning the rods.
Control and shutoff valves are used in many areas of oil and gas extraction, in refineries and in petrochemical plants. Here, they not only need to be protected against harsh environmental conditions, but also against explosion hazards. Explosion protection has the highest priority in this environment. Balluff has the ideal solution for every application: Our certified BTL magnetostrictive linear position sensors have numerous international approvals and are extremely reliable.
Are you using multiple load ports? Or multiple process chambers? Then use our high-precision magnetic encoder systems to reliably monitor the movement of your robot units. These non-contact distance measuring systems continuously monitor the robot position. And the magnetic tape can be trimmed to exactly the length you need. This means you can use the system for modules with varying numbers of load ports.
For position feedback with gearless linear direct drives you need absolute, high-accuracy multi-slide-capable linear measuring systems. The BML-G multi-slide-capable absolute system offers you the optimal feedback solution. By simultaneously measuring the position of multiple slides on one stator system, costs are reduced. The generous distance between sensor and magnetic tape simplifies installation and increases operating reliability.
Our magnetic encoder systems handle the high clock frequencies and accelerations of the especially maintenance-friendly linear drive for short strokes with no difficulty.
Since there is no cable between the stationary part and the easy to move slide of the linear drive, no drag chain is needed. The magnetic tape can be installed on the lower part of the slide and the sensor head on the base plate. The sensor head now reads the current slide position absolutely and without contact. Its very precise measurement signal ensures high control quality.