Mechanical Cam Switches

Mechanical Cam Switches

The classics for metalworking and the automobile industry


The cam switches from Balluff are used on machine tools, presses, in flexible manufacturing centers, robots, assembly and conveying devices and in machine and equipment construction. Here they serve as command transmitters for automatic controls, for positioning and for end-of-travel switching.

The design principle of the devices, their variety of possible switching actions as well as consistent quality inspection guarantee consistently high quality and reliability.

At Balluff you can choose from nine different series and five plunger types each: Chisel, ball, roller, roller bearing and chisel with wiper plate. A large number of connection varieties is also available.

The most important benefits

  • Reliable and rugged, even in harsh environments
  • Flawless functionality in the event of vibrations, shock loads, temperature swings, aggressive cooling lubricants and heavy chip accumulation
  • Maintenance-free, self-lubricating ram guide with plain bearing bush
  • High-quality Viton seals
  • Protection class IP67
  • Also available with inductive switching points

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