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March 16, 2020

Balluff’s new absolute magnetic linear encoders with Siemens Drive-Cliq interface are designed to integrate perfectly into Siemens motion controller environments.

Plug-and-play installation makes incorporating them into the drive system easy. The controller automatically detects the sensor and its basic settings. Its automatic status monitoring continuously checks the measurement quality, detecting any mechanical position shift during operation.

These two Siemens certified versions — BML085L and BML08MH —join a robust family of absolute magnetic encoders that deliver absolute accuracy of position when end-of-travel is required. They provide 1 µm position resolution and a stroke length of up to 48 m. Equally impressive is their system accuracy of +/- 12 µm and high read distance of 1.3 mm.

Additionally, the BML08MH version has an input for a temperature sensor, so that data can also pass through to the controller.

Key features:

  •  -   1 µm position resolution
  •  -   Stroke length of up to 48 m
  •  -   System accuracy up to +/- 12 µm
  •  -   High read distance of 1.3 mm


Learn more at www.balluff.com

 


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