ifm electronicSince 1969, ifm has developed, produced and sold sensors, systems, and controllers for industrial automation processes worldwide. It has grown from being a family business in Germany to a multi-national enterprise with more than 5,500 staff in more than 70 countries, and continues to be renowned for quality, innovation, and exceptional service.

Pneumatics & Sensors Ireland is a distribution partner for ifm in Ireland. We can guide you through the entire ifm portfolio to make the right choice in terms of your automation needs – from position and process sensors, object recognition, diagnostic and identification system, up to networking and control systems. We can generally supply the component(s) you need within 24 hours of receiving your order.

ifm – covering all applications

ifm’s exceptionally large product portfolio not only covers all relevant standard solutions, but also the special requirements of individual industries. Sensors for motion control and safety technology are part of the product range, along with position and process sensors. ifm also offers products for industrial imaging and communication as well as identification systems and systems for mobile machines.

ifm Products

The ifm range

The ifm product range includes:

Position sensors

  • Inductive sensors
  • Capacitive sensors
  • Magnetic sensors
  • Cylinder sensors
  • Ultrasonic sensors
  • Photoelectric sensors
  • Laser sensors
  • Distance measurement sensors
  • Fibre optic sensors
  • Feedback systems
  • Switching amplifiers

Sensors for motion control

  • Encoders
  • Speed sensors
  • Inclination sensors
  • Pulse evaluation systems

Industrial imaging

  • Vision sensors
  • 3D sensors
  • 3D cameras
  • Illumination systems

Process sensors

  • Pressure sensors
  • Vacuum sensors
  • Flow sensors/flow meters
  • Level sensors
  • Temperature sensors
  • Signal evaluation systems
  • Feedback systems

Safety technology

  • Fail-safe inductive sensors
  • Safety light curtains
  • Safety light grids
  • Safety relays
  • Safety controllers
  • AS-Interface Safety at Work systems

Identification systems

  • RFID 125 kHz
  • RFID 13.56 MHz
  • Tags
  • 1D/2D code readers

Condition monitoring systems

  • Vibration monitoring systems
  • Flow meters for compressed air
  • Flow meters for water
  • Systems for oil quality monitoring

Industrial communication

  • AS-Interface controllers/gateways
  • AS-Interface power suppliers/earth fault monitors
  • AS-Interface I/O modules
  • AS-Interface AirBoxes for pneumatics
  • AS-Interface sensors
  • AS-Interface devices for valves and valve actuators
  • AS-Interface expansion
  • AS-Interface Safety at Work systems
  • Fieldbus components
  • I-O link components

Systems for mobile machines

  • Basic control systems
  • Mobile controllers
  • I/O modules
  • Dialogue modules/displays
  • Cameras
  • Diagnostic and service units
  • Signal convertors
  • Sensors

Connection technology

  • Sockets
  • Plugs
  • Jumper cables
  • Splitter boxes
  • Adapter sockets
  • Adapter plugs
  • Y-splitters
  • COMBICON connectors

Also power supplies & accessories