Communication in machines and industrial systems is becoming ever more essential in automation technology. The amount of data continues to grow. And the processes are becoming faster, more flexible and more capable of being modified. More and more information needs to be reliably transported across various application levels in the packaging industry as well. This demands components which can make this information available. At the same time an infrastructure is required which transports the data across all levels.
The intelligent combining of powerful industrial networks with the IO-Link communication standard enables reliable and flexible information exchange in a variety of applications.
The broad product range from Balluff offers the perfect foundation for all commonly used fieldbus systems. Through the use of high-performance IO-Link sensors and the best IO-Link network and connection technology. This simplifies your network topology and ensures high performance of the entire system.
The 16-fold IO-Link master allows you to connect both IO-Link devices (IO-Link sensors/actuators, IO-Link hubs) as well as standard sensors. By connecting 8-fold IO-Link hubs this master can process up to 272 I/Os.
The Balluff Smart Light stack light with IO-Link interface and in numerous configurations provides display of operating status and conditions. Individually configurable colors enable simple, flexible representation for a wide variety of tasks.