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Baumer Ltd. - Detection of transparent objects without compromises

SmartReflect® – light barriers without reflectors

The most reliable and most comfortable means of object identification. (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Triangulation and Light Barriers—The Basics

Photoelectric sensors are used to detect objects by using light. Depending on the application, available space and specific requirements, a variety of sensors can be used. Detection is typically based on the light reflected off of the object. However, the source of the reflection can also be items in the background behind the object, surfaces outside of the object that reflect light and... (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Short Length Inductive Proximity Sensors for Detection in Tight Spaces

When working with applications in spindles, grippers, and robotics, space is typically very tight. Unfortunately, that fact does not eliminate the need for automation. If anything, it increases it. In response to these needs, Baumer has created the new IFRM 03 Short, an addition to the 3mm inductive proximity sensor family. (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Advantages of laser line distance measurements

Laser Line vs. Traditional Spot Laser Distance Measurement

Laser sensors perform a variety of measurement feats, including detection, counting, guiding and triggering of far, near, moving and stationary objects. They’ve grown up substantially from previous generations (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Harsh duty rotary encoders, precision included

Harsh duty magnetic rotary encoders, made without sacrificing the precision of optical models. (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - PosCon HM for Calibrated Height Measurement

Measurement of object height is often critical in quality control applications. Baumer's PosCon HM provides reliable measurements even on shiny and very dark surfaces. It can check for proper car door shape, for example, by measuring at numerous test points. And it provides results millimeters, allowing immediate OK/Not OK checks. (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Speed up CIP processes with Conductivity sensors

Time vs. Conductivity as a Basis for Clean-in-Place Control Systems

The ability to clean the equipment used to manufacture food and beverages is an automatic and reliable process whereby cleaning solutions and water are used to clean the entire manufacturing system, without taking apart systems as often as several times per day (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Measure distances accurate to a micrometer

AlphaProx Inductive Sensors

Measure distances accurate to a micrometer

AlphaProx by Baumer is a flexible platform for distance-measuring inductive sensors, with integrated evaluation electronics and a very good price-performance ratio. (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - New conductivity sensor from Baumer

New conductivity sensor CombiLyz® AFI4/AFI5

Sensitivity and precision at their best

The CombiLyz® AFI4/AFI5 is an inductive conductivity transmitter for media analysis, differentiation and separation. It is designed to meet industrial and hygienic requirements in applications with medium to high range conductivity (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Reduce Inventory Liability/Downtime w/HS35 Encoder

Why keep dozens of motor feedback encoders in stock or wait days for a replacement? Baumer's HS35P encoder can help you drastically reduce local inventory and response time during a vector duty motor feedback failure. (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Small Size, Big Performance Industrial Cameras

The new CX series industrial cameras from Baumer are specifically designed to easily handle tough quality and error-proofing challenges in the Assembly industry. The broad range of sensor models includes both GigE and USB 3.0 cameras with resolutions from VGA to 5 Megapixel. (read more)

Baumer Ltd. - Award-winning VisualApplets Industrial Cameras

Baumer’s award-winning LX series cameras which are an excellent solution for quality inspection and error-proofing in Pharmaceutical and Assembly industries. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Baumer Ltd.:

06/08/2017

EAM 580/360 series magnetic encoders

03/22/2016

Baumer is pleased to announce that Michael France of Gem Air Controls, Dayton, Ohio has earned the Baumer Premier Technology Distributor Salesperson of the Year Award for 2015.

02/17/2016

Both the LX VisualApplets cameras with integrated image preprocessing and VeriSens vision sensors with Color FEX 3D color assistant won inVISION Top Innovations 2016 awards.

02/15/2016

Baumer announces a line of optical incremental encoders designed to solve operational challenges in the Ports industry.

02/12/2016

Baumer Group has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program.

01/26/2016

Mr. Greg Matherly has joined Baumer Ltd. as Western Region Sales Manager for industrial cameras and vision sensors.

01/11/2016

Baumer Ltd. announced today that Mr. Christopher Gostebski has joined the company to lead from a financial perspective.

12/04/2014

Baumer has expanded its VeriSens XC series vision sensor portfolio to include models capable of color identification and inspection. Setup is remarkably simple and reliable with the new Color FEX assistant.

10/31/2014

The innovative optical edge sensor PosCon 3D by Baumer is the most powerful in its class. It will reliably master tasks which previously required complex laser measuring systems.

10/20/2014

Baumer’s highly successful VisiLine series industrial cameras are now available with USB 3.0 interface.

08/19/2014

Baumer announces the new LX series expanding our portfolio with cameras including high-resolution CMOSIS sensors and Dual GigE interface.

04/08/2014

All Baumer GigE and USB3 Vision cameras are now available with the newly released version 2.2 of the Baumer GAPI software development kit (SDK).

04/07/2014

Baumer further develops the MX camera series by adding the fast USB 3.0 interface and additional performance features, increasing added value for users in industrial image processing installations or medical and laboratory technology.

03/28/2014

Ultrasonic sensor rounds out the existing NextGen family which also includes the O500 and O300 photoelectric sensors.

03/28/2014

OptopPulse EIL580 Programmable encoders simplify installation through programmable interface.

11/04/2013

A new line of inductive Factor 1 sensors from Baumer provides the industry’s largest sensing distance for high switching frequency sensors...

10/22/2013

New HDMag flex magnetic encoders from Baumer allow great flexibility in mounting and accurate measuring under harsh conditions on large shafts.

09/26/2013

The HS35 series through hollow shaft and OptoPulse EIL580 series solid and hollow shaft incremental encoders from Baumer are ideally suited for applications in drive technology.

08/27/2013

Baumer has expanded its range of NextGen sensors. Following the O500 is the new O300 Series.

08/14/2013

The new Series 70 ultrasonic sensor family from Baumer adds new features to proven technology to solve very demanding applications in the Food & Beverage, Logistics, Packaging, and Printing & Graphics markets.

06/28/2013

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06/27/2013

Baumer presents an innovative solution for long-distance transmission of generator feedback: the Incremental Heavy Duty encoder HOG 86 L with fiber optic interface (FOI).

06/27/2013

With the expansion of its inductive sensor series IFRM04/05, Baumer has achieved a perfect balance between functionality and compactness.

06/27/2013

Baumer expands its GigE camera series with ten new IP protected models that have been specifically developed for particularly demanding industrial environments.

04/30/2013

Humanoid Robot Moves and Responds Like a Child

04/12/2013

To meet the demanding requirements associated with processing and packaging food products, Baumer offers a broad portfolio of photoelectric, liquid level, inductive, and ultrasonic hygienic sensors designed to withstand chemicals.

04/12/2013

Baumer introduces the HS35S (Sin/Cos) into the broad range of incremental hollow shaft encoders, including a fully-programmable version HS35P and fixed pulse count version HS35F in Motor and Drive applications.

03/22/2013

New Output Variant Simplifies System Integration and Diagnostics

02/04/2013

Southington, Conn. -- February 4, 2013... Baumer has introduced qTeach, an easy-to-use, wear-free teach procedure initiated by touching the housing of O500 series photoelectric sensors.

01/31/2013

Southington, Conn. -- January 31, 2012... To simplify quality inspection processes, Baumer has redesigned its VeriSens® web-based user interface software to enable users of vision sensors to efficiently reconfigure and adjust settings.

01/31/2013

The new O500 series sensors from Baumer incorporate a new, innovative teaching procedure using a technology which prevents wear to sensors by preventing any mechanical adjustment during setup.

01/24/2013

For high-precision sensing applications where absolute accuracy and signal quality are critical, Baumer Ltd. has introduced the OptoPulse EIL580 family of 58 mm optical incremental encoders.

12/10/2012

Baumer has introduced the high performance HS35S Sin/Cos Encoder to its family of incremental hollow shaft encoders.

11/13/2012

For industrial automation applications, Baumer offers a family of Ethernet-ready encoders designed to interface seamlessly with EtherCAT, Profinet, PowerLink and Ethernet/IP controllers.

10/09/2012

By perfecting image quality, simplifying camera integration and delivering reliable long-term stability, the new VisiLine® SD series of GigE cameras...

10/02/2012

Baumer has redesigned its contact-free IPRM 12 inductive sensor to offer a significantly improved measuring resolution of up to 4 nm.

07/27/2012

The new MA20 measuring wheel encoder from Baumer provides simple, flexible and dependable position and speed feedback for conveyor systems.

07/25/2012

New MFxM magnetic proximity switches from Baumer detect magnetic fields over large distances up to 60 mm.

06/27/2012

Baumer has introduced the new LBFS multi-purpose level sensor, designed to recognize and monitor all types of liquids stored in containers and tanks in the beverage industry.

06/26/2012

The HS35F family of incremental hollow shaft encoders from Baumer are now available with an integrated enhanced monitoring system (EMS) that signals potential failure of the encoder.

06/01/2012

Baumer has introduced a new highly sensitive version of its SmartReflectT Light Barrier.

05/24/2012

To reduce costs and improve the quality of vision systems, Baumer has introduced the new VeriSens® XC Series vision sensors.

05/03/2012

A new low-profile capacitive sensor from Baumer reliably detects objects in confined spaces such as low rise conveyors, automated handling equipment or industrial machinery.

02/24/2012

For applications where reliable motor/generator feedback and speed and position control are essential, Baumer has introduced the HOG 86 family of redundant optical incremental encoders.

02/09/2012

Baumer has introduced SmartReflect™, the first photoelectric light barrier to operate without a separate reflector or receiver.

12/06/2011

For applications where every cubic millimeter of space counts, Baumer has introduced MXG board level cameras designed for individual integration into almost any small installation space.

11/17/2011

As of October 1, 2011, Swedish sensor manufacturer DENEX Systems Technology transferred their product rights to The Baumer Group.

10/26/2011

Designed to meet the strict standards of the food and beverage processing industry, new GE404 optical absolute encoders from Baumer deliver precise positioning data and easily withstand aggressive cleaning processes.

10/01/2011

For fast and efficient automated optical inspection of solar modules, Baumer introduces its new HXC20NIR and HXC40NIR CMOS cameras that measure electroluminescence and deliver high sensitivity in the near-infrared (NIR) light spectrum.

08/17/2011

Baumer launches the new CFDK 25 capacitive sensor for the reliable detection of liquid levels in confined spaces.

08/11/2011

For speed and position monitoring on large diameter shafts, Baumer introduces their HDMag line of high-precision, bearing-less and contact-free magnetic tape encoders.

08/02/2011

Bill Nolan has joined Baumer Ltd. as a Field Sales Engineer.

07/20/2011

Baumer introduces photoelectric sensors with the new SmartReflect principle for absolutely reliable object detection.

06/22/2011

Michael Cannata has joined Baumer Ltd. as a Field Sales Engineer.

06/15/2011

Based on the Sony ICX618 CCD sensor, the new TXG02 from Baumer is one of the fastest industrial digital cameras with VGA resolution on the market.

05/16/2011

Rick Argo has joined Baumer Ltd. as a Regional Sales Manager.

04/08/2011

To speed and automate repetitive processes, Baumer has introduced the compact FlexiDrive MSBA actuator.

03/14/2011

Particularly for applications in the food and beverage industry, Baumer launches photoelectric and inductive sensors in hygienic and washdown design.

02/14/2011

Baumer’s new FKDK 14 contrast sensors for print mark detection are fast and accurate, making them the ideal, economical solution for print mark detection in packaging and printing machines.

02/11/2011

Baumer has introduced its new HS35 family of incremental hollow shaft encoders, including a fully-programmable version, for heavy-duty positioning and speed control applications.

01/14/2011

Kirk Mikulec has joined Baumer as the company's Industry Segment Sales Manager for the oil & gas industry. Jan. 14, 2011.

12/07/2010

For limited space distance measurement and positioning applications involving metal targets, Baumer introduces the IWFM 08 Series of Inductive Sensors.

11/03/2010

Southington, Conn. - November 3, 2010... Baumer’s innovative TXG14NIR cameras enable better inline process and quality control, helping optimize solar cell wafer fabrication.

11/02/2010

Designed to detect both the rotational direction and rpm speed of gear wheels in gearboxes and engines at up to 20,000 pulses, the new Baumer MTRM 16 magnetic hall sensor is IP68-rated to operate reliably in harsh environments.

09/13/2010

Sean C. Conboy has joined Baumer Ltd. as the company’s Midwest Regional Sales Manager with responsibility for territorial sales, management and oversight of the technical sales team, and supervision of the company’s distribution network.

09/09/2010

For machine vision systems that integrate GigE cameras, network components, sensors and encoders, Baumer’s revolutionary GigE Trigger Device can now be used to control most functions of GigE cameras including triggering, power and acquisition of images.

08/24/2010

For machine vision applications requiring high speed and high resolutions, Baumer has introduced its new SXG Dual GigE Cameras that are capable of transferring data as fast as 240 MB/s at distances up to 100 meters.

08/12/2010

Specifically designed for use in large-scale printing operations, Baumer has developed a new SCATEC sensor that accurately counts newspapers transported via conveyor clamps or grippers.

07/12/2010

For wind turbines, Baumer offers a full line of sensors that reliably provide critical speed, position and presence data, monitoring conditions in the nacelle, blade, tower and foundation.

06/30/2010

Baumer has introduced the OADM 250, an optical laser distance sensor specifically designed to accurately detect target objects, regardless of surface properties or color, at distances from 0.2 meters to 4 meters away.

06/07/2010

On wind turbines, encoders provide critical speed, position and presence data, and must perform reliably - without interruption - for decades. To fulfill the needs of the wind industry, Baumer provides an extensive line of highly robust encoders.

04/27/2010

For critical industrial positioning applications, Baumer My-Com Mechanical Limit Switches deliver precise, repeatable, consistent results over millions of switching operations.

04/14/2010

Baumer has introduced a revolutionary new line of ultra-precise magnetic hollow-shaft encoders designed for direct mounting onto large size shafts up to 740 mm in diameter.

03/22/2010

For automated industrial inspection machines and vision systems, Baumer has introduced the revolutionary GigE Trigger device designed to control single-camera or multi-camera setups, eliminating the need for hardware triggers.

02/25/2010

Baumer has introduced a new line of MAGRES Redundant Encoders that provide highly reliable speed, rotation and position monitoring for applications where the malfunction of automated equipment might result in personal injury or property damage.

02/23/2010

With a maximum switching frequency of 20 kHz, the new magnetic Hall Sensors from Baumer perform up to five times (5x) faster than inductive sensors, and are designed for detecting moving ferromagnetic objects such as toothed wheels, gears or racks.

01/26/2010

For sensing applications exposed to temperatures from -25°C to +180°C, Baumer has introduced the new IFRH Series of Inductive High Temperature Sensors.

12/15/2009

For use in harsh applications subjected to washdown or caustic compounds, Baumer has introduced new IP69K-rated laser distance sensors featuring corrosion resistant stainless steel housings.

11/25/2009

For industrial vision applications requiring 1 to 2 megapixel resolutions at frame rates up to 120 fps, Baumer has introduced the new SX Cameras that feature Kodak’s progressive scan, interline CCD image sensors with Quad-Tap technology.

11/09/2009

A new line of Baumer MagRes BMIV Magnetic Incremental Encoders has been specifically designed to endure the operating extremes found on railway vehicles.

11/03/2009

To eliminate the problems associated with fluid leaking from tanks, pumps, vessels, trays and other containers, Baumer has introduced the FODK 23 Optical Sensor for Leak Monitoring.

10/21/2009

As a cost effective alternative to 3CCD camera technology, Baumer has introduced the first in a line of High Quality Color Technology GigE Cameras.

09/24/2009

For speed and position control on electric motors, drives, gearboxes and conveyors, Baumer has introduced the revolutionary new MOR 90 and MOR 105 magnetic incremental encoders.

09/15/2009

To increase the flexibility of machine vision systems and allow control over custom-designed LED illumination, Baumer has introduced advanced GigE cameras outfitted with 4 independent I/O ports located adjacent to the trigger and flash connection.

08/21/2009

For high speed distance and position measuring, Baumer has introduced the new FADK 14 Pulsed Red LED Sensor that offers resolutions of 0.1 mm to 1mm at a sensing range of 50 to 400 mm.

08/04/2009

Baumer, a Swiss-based manufacturer of high performance sensors and digital cameras, has become a member of the Cognex Acquisition Alliance.

05/01/2009

The Baumer Group (http://www.baumergroup.com) has named Mark Barber as President of Baumer Ltd., the company’s U.S. division. Baumer Ltd. is based in Southington, Connecticut.

02/20/2008

Baumer Ltd. introduces its VeriSens family of Smart Vision sensors.

01/09/2008

The new load cells from Baumer are ideally suited for injection force measurement in injection molding machines, weight measurement in machine construction and force monitoring during force fitting processes.

01/09/2008

The range of My-Com precision switches was developed to perform monitoring and adjusting tasks with the highest demands on accuracy. Reference points can be set and tolerances monitored quickly and reliably with these.

10/16/2007

Baumer has added several powerful new models to its existing line of TX Series digital cameras. The new cameras are equipped with a 5-megapixel progressive scan CCD sensor and FireWire™ or Gigabit Ethernet interfaces.

10/12/2007

The VeriSens vision sensors product family is expanding. The VeriSens range provides the most user-friendly vision sensors on the market, together with powerful tools for the inspection of part completeness, presence, location and correct positioning.

10/01/2007

Baumer's already famous Series 10 background suppressions sensors now have more options. Seven different photodiode configurations allow more flexibility in various applications.

10/01/2007

New Line of Baumer Heavy Duty Encoders Thrive in Harsh Environments

08/01/2007

SONUS, currently the most compact ultrasonic sensors on the market, excel with their tiny housing of just 10 x 14 x 27 mm. These small dimensions enable the sensor to fit into areas previously inaccessible to ultrasonic sensors.

04/05/2007

Baumer Ltd. Expands Product Offering to Include Motion Control, Vision Systems, Broader Range of Sensors

01/18/2007

For highly precise positioning applications, Baumer Electric has introduced two new high-resolution optical encoders that offer exceptional repeat accuracy.