Linear inductive position sensor for clamping technology

Balluff's BIP linear inductive position sensor is non-contact and has linear travel of 40mm and resolution of 14 microns.

10/28/2011


Balluff's BIP linear inductive position is designed for clamping devices for tools and workpieces. Courtesy: BalluffBalluff’s BIP linear inductive position sensor has a measuring principle for position monitoring in applications such as drive spindles and clamping devices for tools and workpieces. The sensor can also be used for other linear motion applications such as punch depth, grab positions, rolling positions, valve positions, etc.

The BIP is non-contact. Linear travel of up to 40 mm can be detected. The Balluff BIP has resolution of 14 microns, repeat accuracy of +/- 80 microns and non linearity of +/- 250 microns for optimal process quality. Available outputs include 0-10 V and 4-20 mA. The sensor’s repeat accuracy allows for process quality, even in cramped locations with temperatures up to 85 C.

Mechanical adjustments are not necessary, allowing the measuring range to be adapted to the application. With the IO-Link Variant this is also possible via the control system.

www.balluff.com 

Balluff

- Edited by Chris Vavra, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com 



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
High-performance buildings; Building envelope and integration; Electrical, HVAC system integration; Smoke control systems; Using BAS for M&V
Pressure piping systems: Designing with ASME; Lab ventilation; Lighting controls; Reduce energy use with VFDs
Smoke control: Designing for proper ventilation; Smart Grid Standard 201P; Commissioning HVAC systems; Boilers and boiler systems
Case Study Database

Case Study Database

Get more exposure for your case study by uploading it to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer case study database, where end-users can identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects.

These case studies provide examples of how knowledgeable solution providers have used technology, processes and people to create effective and successful implementations in real-world situations. Case studies can be completed by filling out a simple online form where you can outline the project title, abstract, and full story in 1500 words or less; upload photos, videos and a logo.

Click here to visit the Case Study Database and upload your case study.

Protecting standby generators for mission critical facilities; Selecting energy-efficient transformers; Integrating power monitoring systems; Mitigating harmonics in electrical systems
Commissioning electrical systems in mission critical facilities; Anticipating the Smart Grid; Mitigating arc flash hazards in medium-voltage switchgear; Comparing generator sizing software
Integrating BAS, electrical systems; Electrical system flexibility; Hospital electrical distribution; Electrical system grounding
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.