Inductive sensors for limited space measurement, positioning applications

Baumer’s IWFM 08 Series of Inductive Sensors offer high linearity and repeat accuracy for limited space distance measurement and positioning applications involving metal targets

12/15/2010


The Baumer GroupBaumer has introduced the IWFM 08 Series of Inductive Sensors.  Measuring just 4.7 x 8 x 16 mm, these easy-to-mount sensors offer powerful resolutions of <0.001 mm at sensing distances up to 2 mm.  These sensors offer high linearity and repeat accuracy, and are ideal for a variety of highly precise industrial applications.

IWFM 08 Series sensors feature an integrated 0... 10-V output, which allows them to be directly connected to the analog outputs of a control system and eliminates the need for measuring boards or processing units.  These IP67-rated sensors are contained in robust, die-cast zinc/nickel-plated housings that prevent damage during installation and operation. IWFM 08 Series Inductive Sensors are designed for use in a wide variety of factory automation and assembly/handling applications including automotive production, electronic manufacturing, injection molding, laboratory automation, medical equipment, metalworking, packaging, printing/graphics, solar cell/PV manufacturing, textile production, and wood/lumber processing. These sensors are proven in highly precise end-use applications such as controlling robotic grippers, cranes/lifts, medical scanning equipment, and industrial drilling machines, according to Baumer.

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The Baumer Group

- Edited by Amanda McLeman, Plant Engineering, www.plantengineering.com



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