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Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the parameter server function

Switching point, switching window, filter, sonic  beam width, output logic: when a new sensor is installed in a machine, a variety of parameters must be adjusted to the application. The parameter server function via the IO-Link interface is the solution for parameter exchange within seconds. This ensures maximum system availability.


Für jede Anwendung der passende Kraftsensor: Neues Portfolio kompakter Standard-Kraftsensoren von Baumer

Die seitliche Belastung eines Kugellagers, die Einpresskraft eines Stiftes oder die Fügekraft beim Kaltschweißen: Kraftsensoren sind unerlässlich, wenn es um die Überwachung und Qualitätssicherung von Fertigungsprozessen geht. Aber welcher Kraftsensor ist der richtige? Die Antwort ist einfach: einer von Baumer.


Smart Gripping – digitalization begins with the sensor

In the modern production environment, sensors not only give the machine "senses", they also generate valuable data that can be used to significantly improve processes and usability. The example of "smart gripping" is a simple illustration of this: With the help of high-precision, measuring inductive sensors from Baumer, significant added value can be generated here.


Quality all along the line

Precise, non-contact inline-measurements by optical distance sensors without process interruptions are vital in high-quality product manufacture. In measurements on demanding surfaces such as galvanized or brushed metal, the OM70 laser distance sensors with line beam shape ensure the required reliability. On structured surfaces or colored edges, point laser measurements cause interference and deliver rather inconsistent and little reliable results. 


What’s in a shadow?

Thanks to four power outputs which can be triggered individually, the CX.I and LXT cameras allow for quick, easy and cost-efficient 3D surface inspections and identify even slightest non-compliance in structure and shape. Read our technical article on shape from shading and find out how it works.


Best-in-class background suppression in miniature format

With its O200 photoelectric miniature sensors, Baumer offers a new dimension in terms of reliability, speed and range for confined machine installation spaces. Thanks to their increased functional reserves, the O200 diffuse sensors with background suppression are the only ones with up to 120 mm sensing distance even on darkest and shiny objects such as mobile phone housings.


Engineering made easy - the world's first photoelectric miniature sensors with CAD data and beam path

The Baumer optoelectronic sensors O200 are the first miniature sensors on the market to offer 3D CAD data with integrated beam path. This saves valuable time in the engineering process, which previously was quite an effort when integrating the beam path from data sheets.


proTect+ sensors from Baumer go beyond IP standard requirements

Rough ambient conditions, regular cleaning cycles - these are daily occurrences which sensors are often exposed to in outdoor, hygienic and washdown applications. Proven IP 68 and IP 69K protection make sensors endure such demanding conditions - tested when new. But what if having been in use in tough field environments for several years?


Inspections on 10 million plastic parts per year

The clever inspection system from automation specialist AUMO utilizes ten CX cameras for quality inspections on 10 million socket cover plates per year to check dimensions and outer contours for smallest scratches or surface irregularities. Want to learn more? Read the application report.


Image-based, all automated inspection upon blowholes sized 0.4 mm upwards

At Gruber & Kaja High Tech Metals GmbH, a multi-camera system with multi-stage image evaluation ensures that only cavity-free aluminium die cast parts will be delivered. For this purpose, six GigE cameras of the LX series deliver high-resolution images.


Factor 1 inductive sensors by Baumer

Inductive sensors very often form the basis for the reliable control of machines and systems. 

In applications where non-ferrous metals such as aluminum need to be detected at the same working distance as steel, Factor 1 inductive sensors are a perfect fit. Baumer offers a unique selection of such sensors in switching and measuring versions.


Optimizing production processes with digital sensor data

The possibility of bidirectional communication using the standardized IO-Link interface is the basis for new functions and services in the IIoT era. In addition to the primary function, such as a switching signal, additional secondary data provides valuable information about the production process. Access to the additional information allows the overall effectiveness of the system to be optimized and enables preventative maintenance.


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