New Contrast Sensors from Balluff are Designed for Fast, Reliable Print Mark Detection

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Balluff’s new line of BKT 67M contrast sensors are perfect for detecting brightness differences in parts, labels, and imprints on packaging.

Balluff BKT 67M Contrast Sensor

The new Balluff BKT 67M sensor reliably detects changes in contrast; here the sensor detects products with the color label.

Balluff’s new family of BKT 67M contrast sensors can detect even the slightest contrast differences in challenging packaging applications. These sensors are specifically designed for fast and reliable print mark detection.

The BKT family of contrast sensors feature a rugged metal housing, and a rotatable connector plus variable mounting to enable use under harsh ambient conditions. A clear, user-friendly operating display ensures rapid startup. High switching frequencies (up to 30 kHz) allow for color mark detection on demanding applications. The sensor can also be set dynamically without having to stop processes. Depending on the complexity of the application, the BKT is available in a basic, advanced, or premium version.

The new BKT 67M contrast sensor complements the continually growing product portfolio of photoelectric sensors from Balluff. To see the complete photoelectric sensor offering, visit:

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Balluff Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Balluff GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of inductive, optical, capacitive and magnetic sensors as well as linear position transducers and ID systems. Balluff products for OEM and factory floor solutions are used to control, regulate, automate, assemble, position, and monitor manufacturing, assembly, and packaging sequences for industries including metalworking, automotive, plastics, material handling, wood processing, aerospace, electrical, and electronics.

Editors: please contact Kelly Panko at 1-800-543-8390 for clarifications and additional information e-mail kelly.panko(at)balluff(dot)com

Direct reader service inquiries to: Kelly Panko, Balluff Inc, 8125 Holton Drive, Florence, KY, Phone 1-800-543-8390, or

In Canada only, contact Norman J. Clarke, President, Balluff Canada, 2840 Argentia Road, Unit # 2, Mississauga, ON L5N 8G4, Phone 1-800-927-9654 or Tel: 905-816-1494, 905-816-1411, E-mail: balluff.canada(at)balluff(dot)ca


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