Turck Australia is a leading manufacturer of reliable factory and process automation products, including Inductive Proximity Sensors, Capacitive Proximity Sensors, Connectors, Cables, Cordsets, Fieldbuses, Network Interface Device Products, Communication products and RFID. Turck can help you solve a wide range of industrial automation applications such as improving identification, asset tracking, position monitoring, quality control, streamlining communication and much more.
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The Banner Engineering Q4X laser distance sensor is now available in 100 mm models optimised for higher performance over a shorter measuring range.
Banner Engineering has improved its Q4X laser distance sensor with a dual teach mode model.
Turck has released the 4AI4AO-VI analog I/O module, which is compatible with two of the company’s BL distributed I/O products: BL67 and BL Compact system. Featuring four analog inputs for current or voltage and four analog outputs for voltage, the module provides both control and feedback in one package.
Turck has released the BL20 Economy gateways for EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP. Providing a flexible in-the-cabinet system for distributed I/O, these gateways can be paired with a broad range of I/O slices to suit users’ application communications and transparency requirements. RFID can also be incorporated in any distributed I/O product by applying the necessary RFID-S slices.
Designed for very short measuring ranges between 50 and 200 mm, the LI-Q17 miniature linear displacement sensor doesn’t work with a magnetic locator but with the resonant circuit measuring principle, where an object’s position is detected via an inductive oscillating system, consisting of a condenser and a coil. The sensor is designed to work reliably where the functionality of a magnetic position device is affected by electromagnetic fields caused by large motors or welding plants.
The TTM Series temperature transmitters feature an analog output that eliminates the need for specialised RTD PLC input cards, saving the user the expense associated with these cards.
Turck has introduced a line of rotary inductive analog sensors that provide 360° angular measurement. The rotary inductive sensors use resistance inductive capacitance (RLC) measuring technology, rather than a traditional magnetic positioning element, so as to deliver better immunity to EMC interference.
The QP08 is a ferrite core-free uprox+ sensor. The compact factor-1-sensor offers a high EMV and magnetic field stability, as well as large switching distances for all metals, and is designed for use in cramped spaces such as in packaging machines. Because in this area of application aluminium is usually used as a target-material, the factor-1-sensor reaches up to 300% higher switching distances, compared to customary sensors.
Turck has announced Cat-6 RJ45 field-wireable connectors that provide a simple and secure way to extend an ethernet cable in the field. Whether connecting a peripheral device, repairing or replacing a cable link, or extending the network cable, the field wireable connectors allow an on-site assembly with no special tools for up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks.
Turck has introduced h-style (3-branch) and H-style (4-branch) M16 tees, designed for saving field installation time and hassle in comparison to hardwired cable tray installations. The tees are available in various configurations, including tees with a male connector on either side of the trunk line, integral connections or cable drops.
The PS300 series pressure sensors for hydraulic applications feature a rugged, IP69K-rated design to withstand harsh environments. The sensors provide a wide measuring range, from 3 to 400 bar. Signals are directly processed on its pressure measuring cell, and then digitally transferred to the sensor’s fully potted, self-contained display. This design offers a high level of EMC resistance and switch point accuracy of 0.5% of full scale.
Turck’s JBBS junction bricks for AS-interface networks are now FM approved for Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D hazardous locations. JBBS junction bricks simplify the connection of multiple field devices and can be mounted directly on the machine in hazardous environments, with no enclosure required.
Turck has announced the availability of its powerfast Connectivity Catalog. This catalogue covers the company’s line of powerfast products, including cordsets, connectors, tees, splitters and receptacles rated for up to 30 A and 600 V. These connectivity products deliver an NFPA 79-compliant wiring method suitable for conveyor and materials handling applications.
The BIM-UNR magnetic cylinder position sensor range has been expanded to include sensors with NPN outputs.
Turck has announced its latest Distributed I/O catalogue, which encompasses Turck’s line of machine-mount and in-cabinet distributed I/O solutions, along with its BL ident RFID system. This guide provides an overview of Turck’s modular and block I/O systems, with modules rated for either IP20 (in-cabinet) or IP67 (machine-mount) environmental protection.
Turck has introduced M12 adapters that may be used to connect incompatible round connectors quickly and easily. These compact connectors can be used instead of reordering cables or adding junction boxes, saving installation time and equipment costs while consuming minimal storage space.
Turck has introduced M12 true torque connectors that can be hand-tightened to a predefined torque, preventing overtightening. Once the correct torque has been achieved, the nut rotates freely - indicated by a clear haptic and audible signal.
Turck has announced Cat5e ethernet cables that are gigabit capable and incorporate flexlife cable jackets. This jacket material is resistant to abrasion, crushing forces and chemicals, making it suitable for harsh-duty environments.
Turck has announced that its BIM-UNR, BIM-UNT and Q-pak sensors are now equipped with WeldGuard protection, making them impervious to weld slag and spatter often present in MIG and TIG welding environments. The protective material has been applied to these compact, rectangular sensors’ faces and protective sleeves are also available to protect the attached connector and cordset.
Turck has introduced a single-axis inclinometer sensor for detecting angular tilt with an adjustable measuring range of 360°. Inclinometer sensors solve unique feedback requirements for applications such as levelling platforms, controlling a dancer or controlling tilt angle in a diverse array of industries.
Turck has released its Interface and Intrinsic Safety Quick Reference Guide, providing an overview of the company’s intrinsically safe products, including switching amplifiers, analog I/O, solenoid drivers, rotational speed monitors, and relay and power supplies. The guide also features new intrinsically safe models, such as FDT/DTM amplifiers that can be programmed with PACTware.
Turck has enhanced its interface module (IM) family with the FM approved IM21 rotational speed interface module, programmable via push-buttons or using a PC - which simplifies device set-up and saves installation time. The modules employ FDT/DTM software, together with PACTware, enabling users to efficiently set and save multiple application parameters.
The PB-XEPI Ethernet/Profibus device coupler combines integrated web server software with diagnostic functionality, to enable users to monitor Profibus networks remotely through a web browser, without disrupting network operations. The PB-XEPI may be integrated into new or existing Profibus networks in pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and packaging applications.
The LI-Q25 series linear position sensors are designed to replace magnetostrictive and potentiometer devices to deliver precise, repeatable measurements in metal processing machines, rolling mills or injection moulding machines.
Turck’s line of rugged, harsh-duty ethernet switches has been updated to include unmanaged models that will support either 4- or 8-pin M12 twisted pair cable, as well as 4- and 5-pin 7/8-16UN power cable. The 4-pin switch is suitable for EtherNet/IP applications with both managed and unmanaged options, while the 8-pin switch is suitable for standard ethernet applications.
Turck has announced that its IMS interface modules are now UL certified for Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D hazardous locations. The 6.2 mm wide IMS modules provide complete galvanic isolation, resisting electrical interference and noise in busy plant environments, with signal conditioning for new or retrofit hazardous area installations.
Turck has announced 1″-16UN and 1-1/8″-16UN minifast explosion-proof, feed-through receptacles, which install directly into standard 3/4″ conduit entries without requiring additional conduit or poured seals. These quick-disconnect B-size (1″) and C-size (1-1/8″) receptacles expedite installation while maintaining the explosion-proof ratings of instrument housings and explosion-proof enclosures in Class I, Division 2 hazardous areas.
The BIM-UNR line of compact magnetic cylinder position sensors now includes a dual sensor designed for detecting short and long stroke C-groove cylinders. BIM-UNR dual sensors combine two sensors through one cable connection to speed installation, as well as lessen wire costs and connection points. This design makes the sensor beneficial in areas where multiple cylinders are used, as it only requires a single cable. With dimensions of 2.9 x 4.6 x 18 mm, the sensors feature a low profile.
The 7/8-16UN minifast explosion-proof feed-through receptacle is CSA certified as a secondary conduit seal. This quick-disconnect solution can serve as a secondary conduit seal to prevent gas migration or as a boundary seal, when used with a Turck CSA certified cordset. The receptacle may be applied in Class I, Division 2 locations without the use of intrinsically safe circuits or in Class I, Division 1 locations with intrinsically safe circuits.
The BIM-UNR is a miniature magnetic cylinder position sensor designed to mount within C-groove cylinders with no accessories required. Its dimensions are 2.9 x 4.6 x 18 mm.
Turck has expanded its diagnostic power conditioner system with a single-segment redundant backplane that can combine two isolated power supply modules into one FOUNDATION fieldbus segment. The backplane includes an integrated diagnostic unit used to monitor the redundancy of the external bulk power supply along with the H1 power supply - aiding in the availability of the H1 segment. System status is available via a relay contact.
The BIM-UNT line of compact cylinder position sensors from Turck has been expanded to include a dual sensor for detecting long and short stroke cylinders in stamping, sorting, conveying and other material handling applications. The device combines two high-accuracy cylinder position sensors through a single cable connection, reducing wire costs and connection points to expedite installation.
Turck’s BL67 modular distributed I/O system is now equipped with a Simple RFID (RFID-S) slice that is compatible with the company’s BL ident RFID product line. The RFID-S includes two channels of RFID per slice and up to four slices may be added to each BL67 node - resulting in up to eight channels of RFID per node.
Turck’s BL Compact system is a modular I/O solution for collecting a variety of signals in a single, rugged node on a network. Rather than routing all signals through a control cabinet, this device makes it possible to obtain analog, digital, thermocouple, RTD, serial, RFID or a mixture of signal types in a compact, on-the-machine device over DeviceNet, CANopen and Profibus-DP.
Turck has announced its analog+ proximity sensors have been enhanced to differentiate between varying types of metal during detection — independent of their distance from the sensor. Available in ring and flat housings, these material detection sensors provide sensing ranges up to 11 mm and are suitable for stamping, die-cutting and metal-sorting applications, where different metal types must be readily and accurately detected.
Turck has introduced a line of Kübler robust magnetic linear encoders. Utilising A and B output voltage channels plus a periodic index with the corresponding inverted channels, these encoders are designed to achieve high accuracy in a broad range of linear motion applications. The T8.LI20 and T8.LI50 linear encoders are available with either a push-pull output or an RS422 interface and provide a voltage range from 4.8 to 30 VDC.
Turck has introduced MZB series Zener diode barriers, designed to effectively limit excess energy before it reaches a hazardous area. The MZB barriers provide removable terminals within an efficient and space-saving design - with channels as small as 6.3 mm wide - to consume minimal panel space. Additionally, the MZB series features a bussed power feed and offers both relay and solid-state switch models.
Turck has introduced the PT4500 and PT4510 submersible pressure transmitters, optimised for detecting the level of water or other media with similar density in challenging industrial environments - including in wastewater and irrigation systems, as well as tanks containing liquids such as gas and diesel.
The uprox Q10S proximity sensor is a compact 10 x 10 x 28 mm sensor that can achieve sensing distances of up to 5 mm, depending on mounting configuration.
Turck has released the Kübler F36 optical encoder series, designed completely without gears to eliminate wear and sensitivity to magnetic fields. F36 absolute encoders feature a compact size of 36 mm with a hollow shaft diameter of up to 10 mm, making them suitable for drive engineering and medical applications.
Turck has announced that the company’s Q08 uprox+ factor 1 sensor - designed to detect steel, stainless steel, copper, brass and aluminium at the same rated sensing distance - now offers an extended range of 8 mm.
Turck has announced a line of 2- and 3-wire DC ArmorGuard+ stainless steel, front face, inductive sensors. The line includes 8, 12, 18 and 30 mm barrel diameters with 1.5 to 10 mm achievable sensing distances.
To simplify device set-up and installation time, Turck’s interface module (IM) family may now be programmed via a PC or onboard push-buttons using FDT/DTM software, along with PACTware.
Turck has announced the A-Size 3- and 4-pin 7/8 16UN powerfast connectors, providing up to 600 V and 15 A of power in a time-saving, modular wiring design. These IP67-rated connectors are manufactured to handle high current applications for machine power distribution, while delivering resistance to vibration commonly associated with conveyors, motors and material handling applications.
Turck has announced target pucks for its DSU35 valve sensor series, which feature large targets to expedite and simplify sensing adjustments - ensuring accurate valve position data.
Turck has introduced the Q25L sensor, a magnetically actuated linear displacement sensor designed to detect piston position on pneumatic cylinders.
Turck has expanded its range of FM approved 12, 18 and 30 mm 3-wire DC barrel sensor and cordset combinations. Now, quick disconnect sensors may be used in Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D environments when equipped with a Turk lokfast guard. Turck sensors with potted-in cable for use with conduit are also FM approved for these locations.
Turck is now offering the option to completely shield M8 picofast cordsets by connecting a braided shield directly to the coupling nut. This provides a cost-effective and reliable connection with 100% cable and connector shielding, which protects against electromagnetic and radio frequency interference.
The BL ident RFID product portfolio has been expanded with the release of a simple RFID (RFID-S) slice for its BL20 modular I/O system. Each RFID-S slice contains two channels of RFID. Additional RFID slices, as well as traditional discrete and analog I/O slices, may be added to the system, making it the only product on the market that allows this combination on the same node on the network, according to Turck.
The PT4400 pressure sensor series is designed for intrinsically safe locations. The series utilises a media-isolated stainless steel diaphragm for use in pneumatics, water management, hydrogen storage, hydraulic systems, oil and gas, HVAC/R and industrial OEM equipment.
The 4- and 5-wire S12 Quick-Connect connectors are designed to expedite installation and mate to any fully threaded M12 on the market, regardless of the manufacturer. These connectors employ advanced technology to simply attach to and detach from any M12 connection — and users can clearly hear and feel the click of the S12 Quick-Connect to know that it is fully attached. Using the S12 Quick-Connect provides a cost-effective method for component installation, including connecting numerous junction boxes where installation time can be reduced by 85%.
Turck has introduced a 4-wire Profinet cordset line that has been developed to provide plug-and-play connectivity for applications using Profinet protocols. Profinet, the fastest industrial ethernet I/O network, is compatible with existing fieldbus systems and the only network that can accomplish a line topology — especially suitable for long conveyor systems. These cordsets connect to Turck’s BL67 ethernet gateways for Profinet — which can be connected to up to 32 I/O modules per gateway — to allow smooth integration into current fieldbus structures.
Turck has introduced an ultrasonic sensor in a compact Q12 style housing that achieves a 40 cm sensing range with a small 2.5 cm blind zone. The small profile of the sensor allows it to be mounted in narrow spaces, like those found in packaging applications.
The BCF10 capacitive sensor’s small size makes it more flexible for mounting in level applications and it has the ability to detect liquids with high concentrations of chlorides, such as soaps and cleaners. Turck’s noise immunity technology has been retooled for a flat pack housing.
Turck has expanded its line of BL20 economy modules with the release of a DeviceNet gateway. This addition augments Turck’s current PROFIBUS-DP and CANopen gateways for the BL20 economy system.
Turck has expanded its 28.6 mm minifast connector line with the addition of the 19-pin connector. The 19-pin minifast connector is rated for up to 300 V, 4 A per pin, and is a solution for applications requiring an even more robust, cost-effective solution than a traditional 19-pin M23 connector — including material handling in manufacturing and packaging applications.
Turck has added a compact WIM45 magnetic field sensor to its line of cylinder position sensors. The WIM45 provides a direct analog output for determining the position of a piston magnet on all types of pneumatic cylinders, delivering greater accuracy than indirect analog monitoring with potentiometers or linear position systems.
Turck has introduced a dual-axis inclinometer sensor for angular tilt detection.
Turck has announced the M16 powerfast wiring system for machine power distribution and motor control.
Turck’s BL20 motor starter economy module utilises SWIRE technology to provide daisy-chain connection from a single I/O slice to each motor starter via a ribbon cable.
Turck has introduced magnetic-inductive sensors for efficient and economic detection of weld nuts. These sensors use signal attenuation to reliably detect ferromagnetic components such as nuts, bushings and spacer sleeves and ensure these necessary components are present before robotic welding occurs — with no additional software or electronics required.
Turck has introduced the BCC capacitive sensor series, specifically designed to provide accurate level detection in the plastics industry. The BCC series features good EMC and ESD immunity, allowing the sensors to reliably detect the level of plastic pellets in a hopper while withstanding environmental interference.
Turck now has the ability to mould its 6- and 8-pin M23 powerfast connectors. These connectors may also be completely shielded by connecting a braided shield directly to the coupling nuts.
Turck has introduced the IMS interface module, designed to provide a cost-effective solution for analog signal conversion. The IMS interface module measures 6.2 mm wide, featuring one of the smallest profiles on the market today.
Turck has expanded its line of pressure sensors to include a specialty sensor for hazardous areas. The PT4300 is a media isolated stainless steel pressure sensor for use in oil and gas, refrigeration, gas compression, test stands and industrial OEM applications.
The JRBS junction bricks for Foundation Fieldbus provide quick and easy connection of multiple devices to the main fieldbus trunk. JRBS junction bricks are available with 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 ports and feature removable terminals for simple, efficient installation and wiring modification in tight spaces.
TURCK's Diagnostic Power Conditioner system (DPC) for Foundation Fieldbus H1 features an integrated diagnostics module.
Turck Australia has announced a direct sales structure for Australia.
Turck Australia has announced it will serve as the authorised distributor of Bihl+Wiedemann interface products in Australia.
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