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Industries and solutions

Industries

Industries & Applications

Balluff has many years of experience and extensive expertise in numerous industries.

 

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IO-Link

IO-Link

The seamless communication from the sensor to the network is essential for fast, flexible and efficient production.

 

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Solutions

Solutions & Technologies

Balluff offers you innovative technical solutions for vastly different requirements and applications.

 

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07 Sep 2018

Stainless steel fork sensors

Rugged self-contained through-beams
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24 Aug 2018

Photoelectric flatpack sensors

Miniature sensors for the harshest environments
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03 Aug 2018

Enhanced web server

Simplify IO-Link Device Integration 
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Ceramic Caps for Inductive Sensors
27 Jul 2018

Ceramic Caps for Inductive Sensors

Caps add layer of protection from high heat and weld spatter
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KMAT
24 Jul 2018

Configuring magnetostrictive sensors online

Configure just the right product for your needs from more than 1.2 billion variations.
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At home in many sectors

Balluff sensor solutions and systems represent individual products that are optimally adapted to your industry, your application conditions and requirements. Our comprehensive sensor and networking expertise provides technological variety for use all around the globe.

  • Industries
  • Tasks

Innovative solutions for every application

Every industry has its own challenges. The solutions must meet individual specifications and must be suitable for use in areas at risk for explosion, under high temperatures or in a raw environments.

From object detection to linear position and fluid measurement. From error proofing to Industry 4.0 applications. Balluff ensures that you will get the best technological solution for every one of your tasks, meeting all your requirements with maximum precision.

Traceability in Manufacturing

Traceability in Manufacturing

Enable visibility in the
production process

Industrial Identification to improve overall plant efficiency

 

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IO-Link

IO-Link

Continuous communication

An intelligent network enables reliable communication

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Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0

Focused expertise for industrial automation

Networking solutions that reliably transport the data for interpretation.

 

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Error proofing

Error proofing

Prevent errors in the manufacturing process

Enable continuous quality by identifying problem areas

 

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Capacitive global sensors from Balluff

Global sensors

Worldwide standard in object detection

Designed for versatile use in standardized applications

 

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Level detection

Level detection

Point level and level measurement solutions
Solve a wide range of level detection applications

 

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Tool ID

Tool ID

Tool management with industrial RFID

Industrial RFID improves quality and increases efficiency

 

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Miniaturization

Miniaturization

Compact sensors for factory automation
Mini-sensors provide a great degree of design freedom and versatility

 

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High durability

High durability

Harsh Applications in Automation Solutions

High temperatures, weld spatter, debris, impact or chemicals

 

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Hazardous Locations

Hazardous Locations

Explosion-Proof Position and Level Feedback

Reliable technology for areas at risk for explosions

 

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Safety

Safety with Balluff quality

Automation requires safety. Safety based on reliability. Balluff quality guarantees ultra-reliable solutions.

 

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Microspot

Microspot

Micro-optical components

Developed for perfect performance

 

 

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Products and services

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Products

Balluff offers you a high quality product range of substantial breadth: sensors and systems for linear displacement measurement, identification, object detection and fluid measurement, including network and connection technology and extensive accessories.
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Downloads

All our current information and documentation available to you by convenient downloading: use our brochures and catalogs for simple searches and our videos for a quick glance into the extensive Balluff know-how.
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Sensors

Inductive, Photoelectric, Magnetic, Ultrasonic, Angle / Tilt, Pressure, Magnetostrictive Linear, Magnetically Encoded Linear / Rotary

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RFID

Automatic identification and tracking in production.

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RFID

Machine vision and Optical identification

Vision-based process control, error-proofing and inspection, as well as optical identification for automation.

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Machine vision and Optical identification

Industrial network technology

Information exchange across all manufacturing levels ensures optimum performance in the entire process.

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Industrial network technology

Accessories

Brackets, reflectors, lights, testers, and protection accessories.

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Accessories

Connectivity

Passive solutions for automation.

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Connectivity

Power Supplies

Reliable and efficient power supply.

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Power Supplies

Human Machine Interfaces

With our human Machine interfaces precise detection of the operating states at a glance.

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Human Machine Interfaces

Safety

Automation requires safety. Safety based on reliability. Balluff quality guarantees ultra-reliable solutions.

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Safety

We're happy to assist you. Competent and personal.

Our products are precisely tailored to your needs. Our services are too. For fast commissioning, optimum project management and the greatest possible efficiency. Would you like advice on products and services? Tailor-made solutions? Or expert know-how on site? We offer it all. Competent, uncomplicated and totally according to your specifications.

Support and consultation

Support and consultation

Save valuable time

Have an application consultation via our technical support team.
Product-accompanying services

Product-accompanying services

Assure yourself maximum efficiency

Use our technical services.
Customized products

Customized products

Get the most out of your equipment

With our product customization service.
  • Support
  • RMA

Technical sales

If you have questions, contact our technical sales team:

  • Product and new application discussion
  • Competitive cross over
  • Request technical documentation
  • Product replacement recommendations

Contact information:

Tel.: 1-800-543-8390
E-mail: balluff@balluff.com


You can reach us:

Monday thru Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm EST


After Sales Technical Support

Use our technical support for:

  • Commissioning questions
  • Troubleshooting existing applications
  • Resolving product quality concerns

Contact information:

Tel.: 1-800-543-8390
E-mail: technical.support@balluff.com


You can reach us:

Monday thru Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm EST


For emergencies, you can reach us by phone:

Monday thru Sunday:
24 hours a day

Guideline for processing RMA procedures

Dear Business Partners,
In order to process products that you want send back to us quickly and efficiently, we have systematised the processing of RMA procedures. We therefore ask you to observe the following process.

RMA procedure process

  • To return products, you will be required to fill out an RMA form. This form and the guideline can be downloaded by right clicking the link above and selecting "save link as".
  • Please fill out the form and the declaration of decontamination completely and to the best of your knowledge.
  • The form is then forwarded to us electronically by clicking the Send button. You thereby confirm that the content of the form is to the best your knowledge correct.
  • You will receive the corresponding RMA number, including dispatch documents, within two working days. Please note: Processing may be delayed if the information given on the RMA form is incomplete.
  • Please print out the dispatch documents and enclose them with the shipment.

Please note that delays may occur in processing goods that are returned to us without an RMA number. Such goods may even have to be sent back to you unprocessed.

RMA conditions

  • The product's original packaging must carry no adhesive labels and must not be damaged.
  • When returning goods for credit, the return shipment must be sent in packaging that is undamaged and unopened.
  • Damage in transport must be reported to the carrier immediately.
  • Please ensure that electronic components are packed in ESD packaging.
  • Repair/testing costs, repackaging and accessories will be invoiced separately. You will receive a free-of-charge cost estimate. This will then, of course, be invoiced together with the repair.
  • Please send the product carriage prepaid and adequately insured to the recipient address shown on the shipping document within five working days.
  • The RMA number allocated is only valid for this shipment.

Repair and Return Service

Use our repair and return service for:

  • Evaluating product function
  • Repair of products when possible

Contact information:

Tel.: 1-800-543-8390
E-mail: returns@balluff.com


You can reach us:

Monday thru Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm EST


For emergencies, you can reach us by phone:

Monday thru Sunday:
24 hours a day

Brochures and catalogs

Brochures and Catalogs

Product documentation, flyers, application notes, etc. > Learn more
Whitepapers

Whitepapers

Sensor expertise in a series of informative white papers > Learn more
Videos

Videos

Product and application videos ─ for a quick view > Learn more
2D and 3D files

CAD drawings

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PLC Modular coding

PLC Modular Coding

Add-On Instructions, Function Blocks, Faceplates, etc. > Learn more
Certificates

Docs & Certificates

Quality Compliance Documents and Industry Certificates > Learn more
Basics of Automation

Basics of Automation

Here we provide you with basic knowledge of automation, sensors, RFID and network.
IO-Link training

Industrial Networking with IO-Link

This course is designed to introduce participants to the basic functionality, capabilities, operating principles, and benefits of IO-Link.
RFID

RFID Architecture

This course is designed to prepare someone to build a solution to a given RFID application.
RFID Implementation

RFID Implementation

This course is designed to prepare someone to commission and configure RFID devices.
Safety training

Safety Fundamentals

The Safety Course will prepare individuals who need to implement safety devices connected to a Balluff Safety Hub.
Sensing Technologies training

Sensing Technologies

The Sensing Technologies Course will enable someone to use the correct discrete or linear measurement sensor for a given application.
Training course testimonials

Training Course Testimonials

See what others have said about our hands on learning training classes.

Company

Balluff Automation in Action Bus

The Balluff Automation in Action Bus

Coming soon to an area near you!
Experience Automation in Action! Walk through the Balluff Demo Van to see the latest automation solutions!
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Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day

October 5th, 2018
Register to attend Manufacturing Day at Balluff's Florence, KY location on October 5th.
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Pack Expo 2018 logo

PACK EXPO 2018

October 14-17, 2018
Come join us October for PACK EXPO 2018 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
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Timber processing and energy expo logo

Timber Processing and Energy Expo 2018

October 17-19, 2018
Balluff will be at the Timber Processing and Energy Expo at the Portland Expo Center, October 17-19.
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Balluff is represented worldwide in over 60 countries or regions

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Committed employees are the key to success

That's why we emphasize long-term cooperation based on trust. We ensure the best possible working conditions throughout the company while addressing the individual needs of our employees.

At Balluff, this starts with training. New employees are well-integrated right from the start and find the ideal conditions for being able to write their own success story at a company active around the world. This employee engagement is confirmed by over 90 years of company history and employee longevity.

Balluff as an employer

Balluff as an employer

We ensure sustainability through innovation and responsibility.
Current job openings

Current job openings

An overview of our open US positions.
Careers at Balluff

Careers at Balluff

Professional opportunities and student training programs.
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Press

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Event calendar

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Case studies

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Balluff Inc
8125 Holton Dr.
Florence, KY 41042

 

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