Design Engineering

Proximity Sensors

By DE Staff   

Motion Control Machine Building

Balluff M18 steel face sensors increase uptime in harsh environments.

Balluff has expanded its family of steel-faced inductive proximity sensors to include additional models in the M18 tubular form factor. The stainless steel sensors feature Factor 1 technology that detects both ferrous and non-ferrous materials and extends the sensing range to 8mm. The technology also enables the ability to monitor sensor status continuously, even during a welding cycle. All models come with an IP68 protection rating and can be Flush-mounted for impact protection. Other options include improved coating to improve protection against weld-spatter buildup.


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