Digitalization & IIoT

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Level sensing and automated messaging

Level sensing and messaging to logistics partner

Production processes in milling centers typically use cooling liquids (in order to reduce friction, to cool tool as well as workpiece and to remove metal chips). This way cooling liquids assist to optimize the machining processes.       Level sensing For the creation of production equipment Balluff uses several

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The Emergence of Device-level Safety Communications in Manufacturing

Manufacturing is rapidly changing, driven by trends such as low volume/high mix, shorter lifecycles, changing labor dynamics and other global factors. One way industry is responding to these trends is by changing the way humans and machines safely work together, enabled by updated standards and new technologies including safety communications.

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Tool Identification in Metalworking

With start of industry 3.0 the users of machine tools began to avoid routine work like manually entering tool data. CNC machine tools gained more market share in metalworking applications. These machines are often equipped with automatic tool change systems.

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Smart IO-Link Sensors for Smart Factories

Digitizing the production world in the age of Industry 4.0 increases the need for information between the various levels of the automation pyramid from the sensor/actuator level up to the enterprise management level.

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