Author Archives: Chris Heberlein

About Chris Heberlein

I am responsible for growing the BTL Micropulse Linear Position Sensor portfolio across various customer industry segments across the United States. These specific products have a greater focus in applications involving hydraulic cylinders, plastic and/or metal extrusion machines, stamping presses, and many more. Based on specific industries and/or applications, I will identify key customers, cultivate my relationship at the accounts, and grow our BTL sales within them. Additionally, I'll be increasing our brand recognition by joining and participating in industry societies and organizations. Balluff is a leader in Object Detection, Identification, Connectivity, and Measurement. For more information, please visit our website at www.balluff.com.

A new angle on rotary feedback

Transporting hot materials (ex. steel slabs) from one location to another via a walking-beam is common place in steel manufacturing. In the past, rotary encoders have typically been used to provide the precise feedback of rotary movement for these types … Continue reading

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Stop the Scrap

In the current era of steel production, steel manufacturers employ a continuous process during the casting phase of production. The molten steel is solidified during this process by a continuous casting machine. The processes include feeding the liquid steel through … Continue reading

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Quick field replacement for linear sensor electronics

When maintenance technicians replace linear position sensors (also known as probes or wands) from hydraulic cylinders, it can leave a terrible mess, waste hydraulic oils, and expose the individual to harmful hot fluids.  Also, the change out process can expose … Continue reading

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