Product Innovations 2015 / 2016

Absolute motor feedback encoders – perfected in precision

The absolute motor feedback encoders EFL580 BiSS C ensure excellent signal quality thanks to high-precision mechanics and optical sensing. For users, this means reliable products of superior quality at economic prices.

Baumer presents the new absolute benchmark in HeavyDuty encoders

The new absolute encoder series HMG 10 and PMG 10 merge in their revolutionary design the concept of bearings on both sides, high-precision sensing and the patented energy harvesting technology MicroGen.

Encoder with speed switch for energy-self-sufficient overspeed acquisition

The HOG 86 family of incremental heavy duty encoders by Baumer offers the new version HOG 86+FSL with a mechanical centrifugal switch for applications that require highly reliable overspeed acquisition.

Height sensor PosCon HM

PosCon HM is a unique, compact measuring unit for the intelligent height measurement of objects with a resolution of up to 2 µm. PosCon HM provides direct evaluations for efficient check-and-sort and solves critical applications in testing and measuring technology.

Laser distance sensor MESAX 70 multi-spot for glossy and very rough surfaces

The new multi-spot MESAX laser distance sensor is an innovative and compact sensor for measurement of demanding surfaces. The factory-calibrated sensor requires no external software and is immediately ready-to-use.

Easy, flexible and smart - O300/O500 with IO-Link

The new optoelectronic NextGen sensors with high functional reliability for fast format changes and secure detection of complex object geometries.

PX Series – CCD cameras with brilliant image quality and USB3 Vision™

Thanks to their brilliant image quality and latest high-performance Sony quad-tap sensors with EXview HAD CCD II™ technology, the PX cameras meet most demanding requirements in a broad field of applications.

VeriSens® IP 69K vision sensors: washdown design in a stainless steel housing

Perfect for demanding applications in the food and beverage industry: the first vision sensors in stainless steel housing and washdown design with certified high IP 69K rating.

VeriSens® with Color FEX®: Color inspection made easy

Color applications can be that simple: new VeriSens® models of the XC series with unique, intelligent Color FEX® 3D assistant enable automatic color identification and inspection.


Robust cable transducers – linear position sensing made easy

New series GCA5 offers a reliable and cost-efficient way to measure linear motion within a path from
 0.5 to 50 m. The new line of cable transducers is ideally suited for use at mobile machinery in cramped
installation conditions.

CX-series – Cameras with the latest CMOS sensor generation

USB 3.0 cameras of the CX series combine latest CMOS sensors Sony® Pregius™ and ON Semiconductor® PYTHON with extensive functionality for realizing future-oriented applications.

OptoPulse® EIL580 encoder family with new attachment forms

Baumer has extended the flexible and cost-effective OptoPulse® EIL580 encoder family and has presented additional variants with the attachment forms EURO flange B10 and square flange.

CleverLevel series: New LBFS variants for even more flexibility

The compact level switch is now also available with cooling neck for high-temperature applications, as extended version for improved level detection in bulk media and with process connection compatible to US and Far East standards.

Transparent detection without compromises with SmartReflect Transparent

When it comes to transparent object detection, SmartReflect is the only sensor in its class to detect transparent objects of any shape or structure up to a distance of 1 meter with a short response time of 0,25ms – without a reflector.

LX Series – high-resolution CMOS cameras with Dual GigE

Precise inspection at high throughput: with up to 20 megapixel and Dual GigE interface, the cameras of the LX series meet the most demanding requirements on the degree of detail in image acquisition. 

CombiLyz® AFI5 separated variant

The conductivity sensor is available with different cable lengths and for both wall and tube mount. 


UR18 sensors – High functionality and easy handling

Whether object detection, exact acquisition of part location or level measuring, UR18 ultrasonic sensors reliably provide the information you want. Irrespective of color, shape or surface.

OR18 - precise detection of small objects

Robust, sealed and reliable – the new photoelectric M18 sensors allow cost-effective and reliable use in any industrial environments. 

AlphaProx for inductive indirect force measurement

Baumer offers the first teachable distance measuring standard inductive sensor for stable measurement of small changes in position on metal objects. Thanks to the high sensitivity and linearity, the sensors are an economical alternative to eddy current sensors.

LX VisualApplets cameras: FPGA image preprocessing made easy

Thanks to the integrated image preprocessing straight in the camera’s FGPA, the LX VisualApplets camera models increase throughput, simplify system design or lower system costs.

LX Series: New Camera Link® models for improved system performance

Baumer adds to the LX series new camera models featuring Camera Link® interface. With frame rates up to 337 fps, they capture the finest detail in demanding inspection tasks even at high throughput.

Temperature sensor TER8 – Measuring the right process temperature at the right spot

Temperature sensor TER8 is available in three product variants: for front-flush installation or with 20mm respectively 50 mm immersion sleeve. Each variant has all wetted parts fully made of PEEK.  The installation concept forgoes on any elastomers and is yet 3A and EHEDG compliant.

O300 and O500 in robust stainless steel design 

O300 and O500 stainless steel sensors are tested with extreme parameters for exceptional robustness and uncompromising hygiene. The sensors provide food safety and operational reliability.

VeriSens® vision sensors with EtherNet/IP™: Broadly interconnected

The Baumer VeriSens® EtherNet/IP™ gateway is the answer to the increasing demand for universal connectivity. A standard linear network topology is supported by an included switch.

VeriSens® vision sensors with PROFINET: versatile connectivity

The VeriSens® PROFINET gateway provides the new VeriSens® models with efficient PROFINET connectivity and allows for visualization and FTP connection in parallel by the process interface which remains available.

HOG 86E – efficiency at its purest.

HOG 86E with a resolution up to 250 ppr is up to any demanding encoder requirement in terms of feature functionality and HeavyDuty capabilities. Coming in a corrosion-proof unpainted aluminium housing, it is ideal for customers who have their motors or generators painted with the encoder already installed.

OptoPulse® EIL580P - The versatile programmable encoder in 58mm design

The incremental encoders of the OptoPulse® EIL580P are based on a sophisticated building block system. Reducing inventory cost and shortening delivery time are two benefits of the programmable encoders and its multiple configuration options.