Banner Engineering

We are a worldwide leader in process automation and industrial automation.

02/14/2024

NEW: The AC Voltage Sensor from Banner Engineering continuously monitors voltage to gain insights on plant and equipment performance.

Key Features & Benefits:

โ€ข Pre-configured and pre-scaled to accelerate commissioning and eliminate scaling errors
โ€ข Turn-key power monitoring solution with no programming necessary
โ€ข Sensor data is easily accessed via the Modbus RTU interface

Click the link to learn more about Banner's AC Voltage Sensor: https://lnkd.in/gV6Yskau

Also, check out our previously released products:
๐Ÿ‘‰ DXM1200-X2 IIoT Controller https://lnkd.in/gCJ8Vm4g
๐Ÿ‘‰ S15A M12 to M8 Adapters https://bit.ly/4815MYi
๐Ÿ‘‰ R95C 8-Port Analog Input to Modbus Hub https://bit.ly/485v5YZ

02/07/2024

Our Asset Monitoring Gateways (AMG) fuse machine learning with sensor data, offering real-time insights for increased productivity, proactive maintenance, improved management and reduced costs.

Choose the AMG model that fits your needs:

SNAP ID: https://bit.ly/3SvvJcA
๐Ÿ”น Monitor up to 20 sensors
๐Ÿ”น Quick setup, auto-sensor recognition
๐Ÿ”น Track conveyor systems, fans, and more
๐Ÿ”น Access data locally or via Cloud Data Services

CLOUD ID: https://bit.ly/3SuFRCt
๐Ÿ”น Real-time insights
๐Ÿ”น No-code setup, sensor node recognition
๐Ÿ”น Monitor various assets
๐Ÿ”น Access data via Cloud Data Services

02/01/2024

Wired or Wirelessโ€”Collect Data from Both with One Gateway

By seamlessly integrating wired and wireless devices, the new DXM1200-X2 IIoT Gateway brings condition monitoring to every part of a facility.

Key features include:

โ—พ Harness the installation benefits of wireless devices along with the fast sample rates of wired devices.
โ—พ Monitor more assets by connecting up to 200 devices to one gateway.
โ—พ Quickly install the IP67-rated gateway in harsh environments due to its rugged and sealed design.
โ—พ Transform data at the edge with our DXM configuration tool or customize further with ScriptBasic or MicroPython.
โ—พ Get your data where you need it by connecting to networks via Ethernet or cellular.

Transform your facility with the DXM1200-X2: https://bit.ly/3Oofay4

Check out our recently released products:
๐Ÿ‘‰ S15A M12 to M8 Adapters https://bit.ly/4815MYi
๐Ÿ‘‰ R95C 8-Port Analog Input to Modbus Hub https://bit.ly/485v5YZ
๐Ÿ‘‰ WLB32 Power over Ethernet Light https://bit.ly/3Os7qLk

01/24/2024

Get real-time insights into the operation and performance of the assets in your facility with the Asset Monitoring Gateway with SNAP ID.

By collecting and analyzing data from up to 20 connected sensors, the Asset Monitoring Gateway helps you make informed decisions about an asset: decisions that can increase productivity, save energy, and prevent unexpected maintenance issues.

Click here for more details: https://bit.ly/3vH40xX

01/17/2024

Banner launched 1๏ธโƒฃ 2๏ธโƒฃ new connectivity products in 2023! Here are just a few:

Maximize uptime of AC-powered equipment by continuously monitoring current with Banner's new Rogowski Coil Current Sensors. An easy-open flexible loop and compact housing simplifies installation without removing wires or other conductors so the sensors can be quickly added to existing applications, even in tight spaces.

Banner's new R95C 8-port Analog Input to IO-Link Hub simplifies adding analog devices to an IO-Link system. It takes up to eight analog signal inputs (either current or voltage) and consolidates them into one IO-Link data stream.

Banner now offers a line of pre-configured Snap Signal S15C converters with dedicated current transformers. Each model includes a transformer, a cord with quick-release M12 connector, and an S15 converter to transform the signal to Modbus.

Quickly and easily protect valuable equipment from excess current with S15J plug-and-play in-line fuses. The rugged housing allows for use in harsh environments with other series components, and the visual feedback system provides quick status updates at a glance.

To see all of our new connectivity solutions, visit: https://bit.ly/3TZL8nQ

Photos from Banner Engineering's post 01/10/2024

Banner launched 1๏ธโƒฃ 8๏ธโƒฃ new lighting and indication products in 2023! Here are just a few:

๐Ÿ‘‰ The WLF12 flexible, multicolor strip light can be installed on curved surfaces or anywhere a slim, low-profile indicator light is needed on industrial equipment. It offers 19 colors and 15 animation effects and comes in five standard lengths (from 300 mm to 2000 mm), which can be cut in 50 mm increments to fit to exact application specifications. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3tM0DoI

๐Ÿ‘‰ Banner's WLB32 Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED Workstation Light gives you the ability to illuminate areas where traditional power sources or outlets are not available. Connect directly to a PoE-enabled port on a managed or unmanaged Ethernet switch for easy installation without an electrician. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3RFi7w5

๐Ÿ‘‰ The PVS28 Parts Verification Sensor provides visual operator guidance with touchless activation for fast and reliable picking, assembly, and fulfillment applications. No controller is needed; devices are completely self-contained. Choose from either 100 mm or 225 mm lengths for small and large bins. Learn more: https://bit.ly/45m7MJK

๐Ÿ‘‰ Able to withstand high temperatures, protect against vibration, and endure high levels of physical stress, the K100 Pro Hazardous Beacon is designed for use in oil, gas, and other locations. It is certified for use in settings in which flammable gases, vapors, mists, or dust are present. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3MUWAfh

๐Ÿ‘‰ Designed to enhance and improve issue response speed and throughput, the TL50 Basic Andon Tower Light is a tower light control box combination ready to install for easy-to-see status. These Andon stations are rugged, easy to install, and simple to use for operators in any assembly or fulfillment/packing type applications. Learn more: https://bit.ly/43OOFXV

๐Ÿ‘‰ The K30 Pro Optical Sensor provides and sensing in one device. It is designed to sense objects from 20 mm to 1000 mm for clear operator guidance. This multicolor indicator with optical sensor has touchless activation, eliminating possible contamination and the need for physical force to operate. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3DX7Hkp

See all of our new products here: https://bit.ly/3txo0m5

And make sure to subscribe to our Banner Insider e-newsletter for updates sent straight to your inbox each month: https://bit.ly/48J0IIz

Photos from Banner Engineering's post 01/03/2024

Banner released six new sensors in 2023. Here is a recap:

๐Ÿ‘‰The Q5X Laser Sensor extends the sensing range from 2 to 3 meters, incorporates dual discrete outputs, and features increased excess gain to easily identify traditionally challenging targets.

๐Ÿ‘‰The Q20-2 is a new polarized retroreflective photoelectric sensor designed for reliable detection, quick installation, and precise beam alignment.

๐Ÿ‘‰The new Q5Z laser sensor offers high excess gain for advanced detection and measurement capabilities. It can sense extremely dark and shiny targets that can pose challenges for photoelectric sensors, and it includes dual independent output channels and communication over IO-Link.

๐Ÿ‘‰Banner introduced the T30RW Washdown Radar Sensor. This sensor offers the same powerful, reliable performance as the 15-meter T30R sensor, but it incorporates a heavy-duty IP69K-rated housing with a polypropylene sleeve over the barrel to protect the sensor in particularly harsh environments.

๐Ÿ‘‰By detecting emitted infrared energy, the S15S Non-Contact Infrared Temperature Sensor quickly and reliably monitors temperatures without needing to be touching the target.

๐Ÿ‘‰Bannerโ€™s versatile Q5X series delivers best-in-class laser sensor performance and very high excess gain for a wide variety of applications. The latest model extends detection up to 10 meters.

See all of our new sensor releases here: https://bit.ly/41IczEI

Subscribe to our Banner Insider e-newsletter for valuable updates delivered once a month: https://bit.ly/3tGvPFX

Why Radar Technology Is a Good Sensing Option 12/31/2023

Banner Engineering's radar sensors provide reliable detection, collision avoidance, and more. Discover why radar technology is a good sensing option in our blog: https://bit.ly/41vsnuc

Why Radar Technology Is a Good Sensing Option With their ability to see through environmental conditions and detect a wide range of materials, radar sensors are an excellent choice for many applications.

12/30/2023

In today's fast-paced manufacturing landscape, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. Discover how to leverage data from your equipment to boost efficiency, throughput, and reduce downtime.

Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/3RvY9mn

12/29/2023

IO-Link is revolutionizing the world of industrial automation. Here are the eight advantages of IO-Link that you need to know about: https://bit.ly/486ig1s

12/28/2023

๐Ÿ“šDid you know that IIoT is revolutionizing the way industries operate? It's all about connecting machines, sensors, and devices to the internet, allowing them to communicate and share data for smarter decision-making.

Read Banner Engineering's blog post that answers the question, "What is IIoT?" here: https://bit.ly/3GQ2Z98

12/27/2023

Why Predictive Maintenance?

Traditional maintenance methods often miss gradual performance decline, leading to unexpected breakdowns.

Predictive maintenance uses condition monitoring equipment, data, analytics, and machine learning to spot issues before they become costly problems.

Check out this webpage for more on predictive maintenance and to become an expert in outsmarting downtime ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/3NxgWMN

Infographic: 9 Common Machine Safety Devices 12/26/2023

Check out our infographic on "9 Common Machine Safety Devices" to discover how Banner Engineering's solutions can help protect both personnel and from hazards.

Here's a quick rundown of some key safety devices:

1๏ธโƒฃ Safety Light Curtains
2๏ธโƒฃ Safety Controller
3๏ธโƒฃ Two-Hand Control Devices
4๏ธโƒฃ Indicator Lights
5๏ธโƒฃ Safety Scanner
6๏ธโƒฃ Safety Interlock Switches
7๏ธโƒฃ Enabling Devices
8๏ธโƒฃ Tower Lights
9๏ธโƒฃ Emergency Stop Controls

Additionally, our In-Series Diagnostics (ISD) technology allows easy access to diagnostic data, reducing downtime and ensuring the highest levels of .

Learn more about our safety solutions here:

Infographic: 9 Common Machine Safety Devices Machine safeguarding devices help limit risks of accident or injury. This inforgraphic illustrates 9 common safety devices used in manufacturing.

12/25/2023

Delivering packages in a timely manner has become a universal standard. In a recent blog post, we highlight how Banner's Q5X jam detection sensor helps prevent delays with prompt notifications and safeguards against false alarms alongside conveyance systems.

Ensure a consistent flow of packages throughout the season. Read the blog post here: https://bit.ly/3RKV57p

Learn more about the Q5X Jam Detection Sensor ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/3RJAWyt

12/24/2023

Day 12, our final day of the "12 Months of Innovation" series, is all about the WLF12 Pro Flexible Multicolor Strip Light & LC25 LED Controller!

The WLF12 Pro is designed with durability in mind, featuring a robust silicone-encapsulated housing that ensures worry-free performance. Installation is a breeze, thanks to its plug-and-play M12 connections. With 19 vibrant colors and 15 captivating animation effects, this strip light allows you to effectively communicate machine states. Tailor it to your specific needs with customizable lengths and enjoy quick, secure installation using high-strength adhesive backing.
See more here: https://bit.ly/47XfjQS

Unlock the full potential of the WLF12 Pro with the LC25 LED Controller. This versatile controller offers seamless operation through IO-Link or discrete I/O. Take advantage of dynamic control and advanced animations to create an enhanced industrial environment. The LC25 operates with DC voltage ranging from 12 to 30 V, providing flexibility to suit your requirements. Its IP65, IP67, and IP68 ratings ensure easy installation in any setting.

See more here: https://bit.ly/48mrbfb

Discover all our new products: https://bit.ly/47Zhgfa

Thank you for joining us on our "12 Months of Innovation" journey! We've had an incredible year, but the best is yet to come. Make sure to follow us closely for all the exciting product releases and innovations in 2024.

12/23/2023

Day 11 of our "12 Months of Innovation" series dives into our Asset Monitoring Gateway (AMG) with SNAP ID!

The AMG gateway gives you a clear view of your facility's asset operation and performance. Make data-driven decisions that help boost productivity and prevent costly downtime by connecting up to 20 sensors.

Don't just manage your assets; optimize them ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/41rocQm

Discover all our new products: https://bit.ly/47Zhgfa

12/22/2023

Day 10 of our "12 Months of Innovation" showcases the PVS28 Parts Verification Sensor.

This sensor is a game-changer for picking, assembly, and fulfillment applications, providing visual operator guidance and touchless activation for reliable processes.

๐Ÿ”น Visual Sensing & Intuitive Indication in One: The PVS28 combines optical sensing and intuitive indication within a single device, simplifying your workflow. No need for an external controller; these devices are entirely self-contained!

๐Ÿ”น Tailored for Your Needs: Choose between 100 mm and 225 mm lengths to accommodate both small and large bins seamlessly.

๐Ÿ”น Colorful Indication: With default green, yellow, and red indicator colors, you get instant visual feedback. And for those who crave more, our free Pro Editor software offers seven colors and eight animations to elevate your experience.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3Rm3nRv

Discover all our new products: https://bit.ly/47Zhgfa

12/21/2023

Day 9 of our "12 Months of Innovation" series is all about our SI-GL42 switches.

These locking switches are intended for keeping safety gates, doors, and protective guards closed in hazardous environments, preventing potential injuries. Built to withstand the toughest production environments, they offer a cost-effective way to protect your team.

Key Features:

โ—ผ๏ธ Lightweight yet robust design
โ—ผ๏ธ Actuator head that rotates in 90ยฐ increments
โ—ผ๏ธ Choose from two locking mechanism types
โ—ผ๏ธ Multiple actuator and monitoring
โ—ผ๏ธ Some models with In-Series Diagnostics

Put first in your production environment with SI-GL42 Safety Locking Switches.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3RITVJx

Discover all our new products: https://bit.ly/47Zhgfa

12/20/2023

Day 8 of our "12 Months of Innovation" is focused on the Q5Z and Q5X Laser Sensors with IO-Link.

The Q5Z laser sensor brings advanced detection and measurement to your fingertips. It handles dark and shiny targets effortlessly, with dual output channels and IO-Link for seamless communication. No more individual sensor programming - we've preconfigured it for you. Boost productivity and get your production lines running in no time!

The Q5X 10 m laser sensor extends its reach to 10 meters. From dark objects to multicolored packaging, it's got you covered. Plus, it's rugged, easy to set up with remote teach, and compatible.

Explore these sensors now!
Q5Z: https://bit.ly/3uVYyXD
Q5X: https://bit.ly/48fNiDV

Discover all our new products: https://bit.ly/47Zhgfa

12/19/2023

Day 7 of the "12 Months of Innovation" series is all about the XS26 Safety Controller!

Remotely configure and access vital information from an XS26 Safety Controller with Ethernet capabilities. Controls engineers and operators can monitor safety and diagnostic data in real-time without entering hazardous areas, simplifying on-site interactions.

The XSeCAT EtherCAT Communication Module seamlessly integrates EtherCAT communication with the flexibility of up to eight expansion modules. Gain detailed insights with In-Series Diagnostics (ISD) device status and performance data, easily shared with EtherCAT-enabled PLCs. The XSeCAT supports daisy chain and line topology configurations, making communication simple and scalable.

Learn More about the XS26: https://bit.ly/3t7Kl9G

Discover all our new products: https://bit.ly/47Zhgfa

12/18/2023

Day 6 of the "12 Months of Innovation" series focuses on our new compatible products.

The new DXMR110 8-Port IO-Link Master from Banner Engineering is a compact controller that consolidates, processes, and distributes IO-Link data from multiple sources. Learn more: https://bit.ly/47PGfSu

Simplify integrating analog devices into an IO-Link system with the R95C 8-Port Analog Input to IO-Link Hub. Learn more: https://bit.ly/47TmWb7

12/17/2023

Day 5 of the"12 Months of Innovation" series showcases our new long- and short-range radar sensors!

The T30R Long-Range Radar Sensor measures distances of up to 25 meters. This extended range is useful for applications such as determining the volume of items in long truck trailers, the amount of liquid in large tanks, or the quantity of non-grain dry goods in tall silos. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3t5jQ4J

The K50R Short-Range Radar Sensor is a durable, cost-effective solution for short-range detection applications, with a range of 3 meters and a dead zone of .1 meter. It features reliable performance in conditions, even in the presence of moisture, rain or , fog, steam, sunlight, dust or airborne particles, or varying temperatures. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3Nq1FO1

12/16/2023

Day 4๏ธโƒฃ of the "12 Months of Innovation" is all about our new condition monitoring sensors!

๐Ÿ”ŽThe cost-effective and space-saving S15S Non-Contact Infrared Temperature Sensor is designed for detecting, monitoring, and part verification. It quickly and reliably checks temperatures in a variety of applications without touching the target.
https://bit.ly/3RHCOrC

๐Ÿ“ˆBanner's S15C analog pressure sensors measure in ranges between 15 and 5000 psi, feature a 4-20 mA output, and integrate with Banner's Asset Monitoring Gateway.
https://bit.ly/4aiisMD

๐ŸŒก๏ธBanner's S15C Dual Thermistor Temperature Probe with Modbus Interface is an easy way to measure two temperatures on a machine or monitor the temperature differential in a process, then deliver that data to a Modbus system.
https://bit.ly/41zCXkd

12/15/2023

Day 3 of the "12 Months of Innovation"๐Ÿ’ก

Banner's safety controller software is a user-friendly, icon-based, drag-and-drop interface that simplifies safety setup. The software automatically generates wiring diagrams, ladder logic, and can even handle autoconfiguration of communication protocols like Profinet, EthernetIP, Modbus, and PCCC.

The software's simulation mode allows you to test changes and new setups before they go live - just remember, simulations are a helpful tool, but don't replace the essential commissioning procedures for installed systems.

Learn more about our free controller software here: https://bit.ly/485p8Mm

12/14/2023

Banner's new WLB32 Power over Ethernet (PoE) LED Workstation Light gives you the ability to illuminate areas where traditional power sources or outlets are not available. Connect directly to a PoE-enabled port on a managed or unmanaged Ethernet switch for easy installation without an electrician.

โœ… Eliminate IT security and setup
โœ… Reduce errors & scrap with proper lighting
โœ… 11-position rotary k**b
โœ… Eye shield window for added comfort
โœ… Seamless integration

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3RFi7w5

12/14/2023

Day 2๏ธโƒฃ of the "12 Months of Innovation"๐Ÿ’ก

The ZMX 3D Time-of-Flight Sensor can be used to monitor the contents of containers collecting items from a chute or conveyor in an automated system. Because the sensor can detect items of any size, shape, or orientation, it is an ideal tool for automated industrial applications in which materials, products, or packages accumulate within a defined area.

Key Features Include:

๐Ÿ‘ More reliable than single-point sensors
โ›ฐ๏ธ Detect peak object height or fill volume
โšก Quick setup and integration in work areas
๐ŸŒ„ Large 60ยฐ x 45ยฐ field of view

Learn more about the ZMX TOF Sensor here: https://bit.ly/3KB7Xd8

12/13/2023

At Banner Engineering, we are consistently developing innovative products that help our customers solve industrial applications. Today marks the first day of our countdown we are calling the "12 Months of Innovation," where we will highlight products that we launched in 2023.

We are excited to shed light on the K30 Pro Optical Sensor: a multicolor indicator with optical sensor that has 14 colors available and a sensing range of 20 mm to 1000 mm.

Key Features Include:

โ€ข Intuitive sensing with visible indicators
โ€ข Flexibility to define indication colors & logic
โ€ข User-friendly Pro Editor software
โ€ข Touchless activation for contamination-free operation
โ€ข Self-contained devices, no external controller needed

Learn more about the K30 Pro Optical Sensor here: https://bit.ly/3T50Hu8

Discover all our new products: https://bit.ly/47Zhgfa

12/12/2023

Banner's "5-Step Guide to Modernizing your Factory" will walk you through a simple approach to upgrading legacy equipment and gaining new insights into your operation.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Click to download your FREE guide today: https://bit.ly/46OrspT

12/11/2023

๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธWatch the video to learn how to use Banner's Snap Signal Configuration Software.

๐ŸŒŸ Why Choose Snap Signal? ๐ŸŒŸ

โœ… Easy Configuration: Set Modbus server IDs
โœ… User-Friendly: Assign custom tags to compatible Modbus devices.
โœ… Real-Time Data: Get live device data.
โœ… Factory Settings: Restore settings in a snap.
โœ… Seamless Adjustments: Modify device configurations with ease.

And the best part? It's FREE!

Want to see more? ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/4a8cXjv

12/10/2023

Banner's Rogowski Coil Current Sensor helps maximize equipment uptime with ease:

โœ… Easy Installation:
Our flexible loop design and compact housing make installation a breeze, even in tight spaces.

โœ… Versatile Monitoring:
Measure up to 6000 amps with 50 mm and 200 mm coils, ensuring compatibility with various types and sizes.

โœ… Error-Reducing Data:
Pre-configured and pre-scaled data output minimizes errors and speeds up commissioning.

โœ… Seamless Integration:
Easily integrate into systems using Modbus output, including Banner's Snap Signal platform.

Get the Rogowski Coil Current Sensor today ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://bit.ly/3RxcUFJ

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