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Baumer UK

33/36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park
Majors Road Watchfield
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN6 8TZ
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01793 783839
Fax : 01793 783814
Email : sales.uk@baumerelectric.com
Web : www.baumer.com/gb/en


Editorial archive;

Robust, reliable sensing when the going gets tough 12/07/2024
Ever-increasing automation across many industrial applications and a growing demand to maximise system safety, are among the key drivers for developing robust and reliable sensors and encoders. The new EAM580 RS encoder from sensor specialist BAUMER is the ideal solution for harsh, outdoor applications and deployment in mobile machinery, such as loader and tower cranes as well as mobile working platforms. Full Story...

Non-contact level sensor overcomes media challenges 07/05/2024
Accurate and reliable detection of fill levels is a key requirement in many industrial flow and level sensing applications. Non-contact capacitive sensors offer a good solution, being capable of detecting fill levels, without direct media contact. Full Story...

Robust, reliable sensing when the going gets tough 25/04/2024
Ever-increasing automation across many industrial applications and a growing demand to maximise system safety, are among the key drivers for developing robust and reliable sensors and encoders. The new EAM580 RS encoder from sensor specialist BAUMER is the ideal solution for harsh, outdoor applications and deployment in mobile machinery, such as loader and tower cranes as well as mobile working platforms. Full Story...

Robust, reliable sensing when the going gets tough 05/04/2024
Ever-increasing automation across many industrial applications and a growing demand for safety solutions are among the key drivers for developing robust and reliable sensors and encoders. A good example is the new EAM580 RS encoder developed by sensor specialist BAUMER which is ideal for harsh, outdoor applications and deployment in mobile machinery, such as loader and tower cranes as well as mobile working platforms. Full Story...

Smart level sensor for challenging applications 01/03/2024
Sensor specialists BAUMER offer their ‘smart’ level sensor the CombiLevel PLP70 which recently achieved a first place in the voting for ‘Best Product of the Year’ in a leading German automation journal at SPS 2023. The PLP70 potentiometric level sensor delivers unparalleled low minimum conductivity performance for continuous level measurement applications (greater than 5 microsiemens/cm), even when working with ‘challenging’ media like distilled water. Full Story...

Smart sensors keep tabs on sandwich production line 22/02/2024
An automated sandwich line relies on a 2D smart sensor to provide all the necessary position information about products on the line. Full Story...

New sensors for simple, economical positioning & inspection 08/11/2023
The 2D OX Series sensors introduced by BAUMER continue to push the boundaries of performance by combining outstanding measurement precision of up to 5 micrometres in an ultra-compact package. Using profile analysis, the ‘smart’ 2D OX series sensors are now able to solve a variety of challenging positioning and inspection tasks more efficiently and more economically across a wide range of assembly and handling applications. Full Story...

Award winning ultra-compact conductivity sensor 23/10/2023
Measuring conductivity in smaller sized production facilities especially in the food and pharmaceutical industries demands the most compact, yet robust sensors and the new BAUMER PAC50 process sensors meet these critical requirements. Full Story...

Simple, reliable code reading in an ultra-compact package 18/09/2023
A compact, multi-code reader capable of processing up to 40 frames per second, even of different code types, is the latest introduction to the BAUMER Smart Vision Range of Sensors. The IDC200 Reader combines an ultra-compact design with the highest levels of reliability which results in impressive reading rates of all conventional 1D/2D codes, even in demanding manufacturing conditions. Full Story...

Simple, reliable code reading in an ultra-compact package 11/07/2023
A compact, multi-code reader capable of processing up to 40 frames per second, even of different code types, is the latest introduction to the BAUMER Smart Vision Range of Sensors. The IDC200 Reader combines an ultra-compact design with the highest levels of reliability which results in impressive reading rates of all conventional 1D/2D codes, even in demanding manufacturing conditions. Full Story...

Code reader in a compact package 19/06/2023
A compact, multi-code reader which is capable of processing up to 40 frames per second, even of different code types, is the latest introduction to the BAUMER Smart Vision range of sensors.  Full Story...

‘Smart’ profile sensors for simple inline testing and control 06/06/2023
OXM00 ‘smart’ profile sensors from BAUMER are designed to be the most compact and easy-to-use 2D multi-tool measuring device. Quite simply there is no easier way to implement inline quality control, helping you to reduce downtime, minimise rejection rates, improve product quality and deliver lower production costs. Key features include IO-Link and Modbus RTU along with powerful toolset benefits. Full Story...

Potentiometric sensor raises the bar for level measurement 11/04/2023
Sensor specialists BAUMER continue to develop their award winning IO-Link sensors such as the CombiLevel PLP70 level sensor. This new sensor excels in applications with high grade diversity and frequent media changes such as those occurring in the beverage, brewing and other similar liquid handling processes. Typical applications include precise monitoring of process levels in feeding containers, storage and buffer tanks and fast changing levels in filling lines. Full Story...

Ultra-compact distance measuring sensors 03/04/2023
Baumer has introduced a range of compact inductive distance measuring sensors designed to detect objects and distance within a 10mm range. Full Story...

Potentiometric sensor raises the bar for level measurement 14/03/2023
Sensor specialists BAUMER continue to develop their award winning IO-Link sensors such as the CombiLevel PLP70 level sensor. This new sensor excels in applications with high grade diversity and frequent media changes such as those occurring in the beverage, brewing and other similar liquid handling processes. Typical applications include precise monitoring of process levels in feeding containers, storage and buffer tanks and fast changing levels in filling lines. Full Story...

Compact optical sensors offer highest performance 17/02/2023
Looking for the highest level of performance and reliability in detecting objects and their positioning with the most compact sensors including standard IO-Link connectivity? BAUMER is your one-stop-shop for the latest photoelectric sensors which deliver superior performance to size ratio compared to other types of sensors, which is why it’s the second most globally used type of sensing technology. Full Story...

Analysing energy consumption using flow sensors 14/07/2020
Arla Foods has achieved transparency over the energy consumed during cottage cheese production at a factory in Sweden. This involves the use of a flow sensor which is able to measure the temperature of the medium as well as the flow rate. Full Story...

Sensors: your optimisation friend 07/01/2019
Getting the balance right between an optimised process and product safety is a fine line that engineers have to walk every day. We spoke to Thomas Hedemark, industry sector manager at BAUMER A/S for advice on how sensors can help get this balancing act right. Full Story...

CombiSeries sets new standards in process instrumentation 13/11/2018
BAUMER takes functionality, safety and flexibility in process instrumentation to a new level with its new CombiSeries when combined with the new CombiView display generation for food industry applications. Full Story...

New BAUMER encoders combine ultimate durability and precision 16/10/2018
The MAGRES range of ABSOLUTE ENCODERS from BAUMER is proven in the harshest environments and industrial applications, such as utility vehicles, cranes, wind energy plants, steel and metal processing plants. The EAM580 and EAM360 options combine proven robustness and ultimate precision with angular accuracy of up to ±0.15º. The result is absolute reliability and precise positioning for process control applications which previously required optical sensing.  Full Story...

Programmable alarm management display for process monitoring 26/09/2018
BAUMER has introduced a range of measuring instruments with flexible programmable displays which, when used in conjunction with the company’s pressure and temperature gauges, are said to ensure high standards of functionality, safety and flexibility in process monitoring. Full Story...

Measurement accuracy in the sub-micrometer range 10/09/2018
The new OM70 Laser Distance Sensors from BAUMER Ltd combine high-precision measurement technology and easy handling for all automation applications. Full Story...

Robust, hygienic pressure sensor sets new standards 17/07/2018
The PP20H hygienic pressure sensor from BAUMER features a condensate-proof silicon measuring cell within a robust IP69K rated stainless steel housing to ensure optimum operating safety in demanding hygienic applications. It is available with 4 – 20 mA signal and IO-Link and complies with the strict hygiene requirements in the food and pharmaceutical industries where CIP and SIP capability (clean-in-place and steam-in-place) are essential. Full Story...

Hygienic pressure sensor 29/06/2018
Baumer has added a new generation of hygienic pressure sensors into its PP20H family. Full Story...

Miniature laser sensors for precise detection of small objects and gaps with IO-link integration 12/03/2018
A new range of miniature laser sensors which provide pinpoint accuracy for the detection of objects to within 0.1mm and with response times of less than 0.1 ms have been introduced by sensing and instrumentation specialists BAUMER LTD. Full Story...

Laser sensors offer precise detection of small objects and gaps 03/03/2018
The O300 miniature laser sensors, with IO-Link, from Baumer, are said to offer a solution for the detection of very small objects and gaps. Full Story...

Multi-function flow and temperature sensors 05/02/2018
For precise flow and temperature measurement choose FLEXFLOW process sensors from BAUMER LTD. FlexFlow sensors offer features such as; an IO-Link and depending on settings and connections, either 2 switching outputs, or one switching and one analog output (4 / 20mA, 0 / 10V). Full Story...

Multi-function flow and temperature sensors 11/12/2017
For precise flow and temperature measurement choose FLEXFLOW process sensors from BAUMER LTD. FlexFlow sensors offer features such as; an IO-Link and depending on settings and connections, either 2 switching outputs, or one switching and one analog output (4 / 20mA, 0 / 10V).  Full Story...

Multi-function sensors improve efficiency 04/09/2017
The extended range of Flexflow process sensors from Baumer are based on the calorimetric measurement principle which enables the monitoring of both flow and velocity in addition to media temperature in a single instrument. Full Story...

Quality control of rubber seals on the basis of height measurements 30/05/2017
The measurement of object height is an important aspect in quality control applications. With its PosCon HM light-section sensor, Baumer can offer a compact measuring device for such tasks. Full Story...

Sensors offer more than a fixed distance to an object 03/02/2015
Unlike standard sensors, where sensing distance values can change, depending on the material, Baumer Factor 1 inductive sensors are said to be able to maintain the same sensing distance for all metals. Full Story...

Ultrasonic technology added to sensor range 14/01/2014
With its U500 sensor, Baumer has expanded its range of NextGen sensors to include ultrasonic technology. The new sensors use the same design and are the same size as  the series U500 electronic counterparts.  Full Story...

One level sensing solution suits all media 19/11/2013
It is necessary to recognise the fill levels of a great deal of storage, buffer and holding tanks in all process sectors and the level switches needed to achieve this will necessarily differ, depending on the media being monitored. With its CleverLevel LBFS/LFFS switch, Baumer believes it has developed an all-round solution. Full Story...

Incremental encoder complies with IECEx standard 23/07/2013
EEx HOG 161 is the latest Baumer HeavyDuty incremental encoder in explosion-proof design with IECEx certifcation in device category 2 G. Full Story...

Optical pressure switch with no moving parts 05/04/2013
The new O500 series optical sensors from Baumer are said to combine durability and safe and easy operation. Full Story...

SmartReflect light barrier wins innovation award 15/01/2013
SmartReflect, a light barrier without reflector, produced by Baumer, has been presented with a New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

PBMN pressure transmitter with flush connection 19/04/2011
Baumer’s pressure transmitter PBMN features a flush connection available in several standard dimensions such as G½ and G1. Due to its full stainless steel construction, without elastomer seals it is said to be resistant to a wide range of media. Full Story...

Franz Gysi turns to Baumer for training operation 27/04/2010
Franz Gysi Corporation has turned to Baumer for pressure and temperature measurement at its training centre for power and process engineering specialists. The centre, at the company’s headquarters in Switzerland, houses a replica of a real industrial plant with pipes and fittings made of glass. Full Story...

Connection for the Milk Tube Fitting 29/09/2009
Since a new process connection was also required for the new milk tube, the Nestlé PTC developed a special adapter for the ED701 in co-operation with Baumer. Whilst Baumer delivered the connection for the pressure-receiving side, the matching part on the product side was constructed by Nestlé. Full Story...

Exact Level Measurement in spite of Foaming 01/05/2009
What coffee connoisseurs love about their latte macchiato is the thick, creamy milk froth on top of their drink. However, in food industry processes, frothing appears as an undesirable side effect that can lead to problems especially if it influences the level measurement. Full Story...

Pressure Sensors with CANopen Interface 12/02/2009
With the series PDRJ and PDAJ, Baumer offers rugged pressure sensors that communicate via the CANopen protocol and can measure a relative or absolute pressure from -1 up to 1000 bar. Full Story...

Measuring airtight pressure tanks 10/02/2009
Belimed Sauter welcomes Baumer Bourdon-Haenni’s pressure transmitters, claiming they offer high precision and stability under constantly changing temperature conditions. Belimed Sauter manufactures sterilisers for the hygienic sector. Full Story...

Configurable pressure transmitter 30/10/2008
The FlexBar 3431 is fully configurable with Simatic PDM software, allowing online process monitoring, transmitter configuration and multiple process control in 2-wire networks especially suited for Ex applications. Full Story...

FlexTop 2231 Temperature Transmitter with Profibus Communication 24/09/2008
With the FlexTop 2231, Baumer's product segment Process Instrumentation offers a versatile temperature transmitter with Profibus communication. Full Story...

Configurable Pressure Transmitter FlexBar 3431 with Profibus communication 05/09/2008
With the FlexBar 3431, Baumer’s product segment Process Instrumentation offers a fully configurable pressure transmitter with Profibus PA communication. Full Story...