Verification of product color is a constant challenge for many industries. Balluff announced the BFS 33M true color sensor with IO-Link that works to provide a solution to this challenge. This sensor is able to detect nuances or shade differences while disregarding surface textures.
Due to the technology, a true color sensor can check only a small spot of color, but it can check this spot fast—up to 1.5 kHz with a range of 400 mm. Unlike a color sensor camera, which will focus on the object’s surface pattern and might cause false readings, the true color sensor will ignore patterns, thus providing more accurate color detection.
- Configuration and parameterization with IO-Link
- Configure and store up to 256 true color programs
- Fiber optic-based, with sensing ranges up to 400mm
About Balluff Inc
Balluff Inc. is the US subsidiary of Balluff GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany. Balluff is a supplier of networked IO-Link control system architectures. Balluff offers a range of intelligent IO-Link and industrial Ethernet sensors in a variety of technologies including inductive, photoelectric, capacitive, and magnetic as well as magnetostrictive linear position sensors, magnetic tape linear encoders, industrial RFID systems, and industrial vision systems.