IO-Link | Applications for your progress

IO-Link – Applications for your progress

Select your industry and the respective applications

IO-Link sensors and actuators from ifm are distinguished by their versatility. They can be used in many different industries and applications.


Automotive industry

Hydraulics

Food and beverages


Machine tools

Steel and metal industry

Wind energy


Applications in the automotive industry

Level detection in the mobile hydraulics of heavy load lifters


Vacuum sensors monitor suction grippers


Compressed air meter for recording energy consumption of suction grippers


Temperature monitoring on the dispensing head for sealing

Applications in hydraulics

Reliable signal transmission on hydraulic power units


Temperature measurement on a hydraulic power pack


Pressure measurement on a hydraulic power pack


Level measurement on a hydraulic power pack


Cycle control in central lubrication


Fieldbus technology on hydraulic power units

Applications in the food and beverage industries

Level detection in a cane sugar mill


Optical detection of transport boxes on a box washer


Optical detection of chocolate on a packaging machine


Level monitoring on a CIP installation in milk processing


Level detection on a brewhouse tank


Level measurement in a diatomaceous earth tank


Pressure measurement on a hydraulic power pack


Temperature measurement on a separator during milk processing

Applications in machine tools

Sensors with IO-Link functionality


Identification and detection of interchangeable tools in series connections


Position detection of workpiece carriers in series connections


Monitoring of hydraulic power packs


Position detection of workpiece carriers in series connections


Compressed air monitoring in the maintenance unit


Vacuum monitoring on grippers


Loading condition of conveyor belts


Measurement of compressed air consumption


Detection of industrial water in plants


Control of the weight compensation Z axis

Applications in the steel and metal industries

Roll changing car hydraulics


Pressure monitoring of the gas supply


Monitoring of the system pressure in the coke oven machine


Gas pressure monitoring in flame cutters


Compressed air consumption and leakage monitoring


Spray cooling in continuous casting


Pressure monitoring in recirculating oil lubrication systems

Applications in wind energy

Temperature monitoring cooling circuit


Temperature monitoring


Temperature monitoring hydraulic oil


Temperature monitoring of the generator cooling


Pressure monitoring hydraulic power unit



 
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