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Where do the magnetic field sensors apply?

Magnetic field sensors

Our magnetic field sensors are used chiefly on cylinders and grippers for monitoring the piston position. The sensor thus recognizes the field of the magnet integrated into the piston through the actuator wall even at high travel speeds.


With their non-contact position detection the magnetic field sensors from Balluff work absolutely reliably and wear-free: no contact burn, no bouncing, just clean switching points.

The most important benefits:

  • Contact-free and therefore wear-free
  • No double switching points
  • Reliable even at high travel speeds



Learn more about Balluff's magnetic field sensors