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Balluff RFID systems are designed for some of the toughest environments and can connect to just about any control network. With the widest selection of tags, antennas, and processors, Balluff can address just about any identification application in the plant. From the stalwart BIS C system, which has revolutionized the machining center, to the BIS U, which can read tags at distances up to about 6m, Balluff has the system that is right for the job.
High frequency RFID designed for the toughest applications
The BIS M RFID system (13.56 MHz) supports global ISO standards and is capable of reading tags up to 400mm away. Ideal for work in process(WIP) applications, the BIS M system is built to withstand the rigors of the manufacturing world. With tags built to survive temperatures up to 220C and systems capable of processing massive amounts of data quickly, chances are good that the M system will exceed most requirements for data collection needs.
Short-range RFID for harsh environments
Especially high-performing and flexible are the BIS C low-frequency RFID systems with the reliable tool identification in coolant- and lubricant-enriched machining centers. An exact positioning is not always necessary. Many data carriers can also be dynamically read and described "in passing".
The answer for easy identification tasks
Our low-frequency RFID system (BIS L) is suitable for applications which involve simple "license plate" identification.
The 125-kHz system is capable of reading data up to 100 mm and performs well in an environment of liquid and metal.
BIS U is a long range system which operates at the FCC approved standard frequency, 902-928mHz. The U system can read tags up to 6m away. Like the M system, there are U tags designed for high temperature applications up to 220C. This system is common for addressing logistics or work in Process applications that may require a read range greater than 1ft.
Quite possibly the most versatile passive RFID system available, UHF can address a myriad of applications due to its flexible read ranges, high-speed reading and multi-tagging capability.
Air Hydro Power is a Balluff distributor in Kentucky, Alabama, and Mississippi. We offer free product evaluations and technical support to help our customers solve their applications.