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Magnetic Angle Encoder offers digital incremental output.

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December 5, 2012 - Supplied in 12 mm dia x 50 mm deep M12 housing, PRDS1 provides non-contact, wear-free measurement range of 0° to 360° utilizing independent magnet with air gap between sensor. Product is manufactured from stainless steel with integral M12 thread incorporated into M12 body, allowing sealing options from IP67 to IP69K. Suited to compact applications where access is difficult, encoder offer range of incremental digital outputs: RS5V, RS24V, and HT24V.

ASM Sensors, Inc.

650 W. Grand Ave., Elmhurst, IL, 60126, USA

Original Press Release

New Magnetic Angle Encoder with Digital Incremental Output

Press release date: November 1, 2012

Elmhurst, IL – Sensor specialist ASM presents the PRDS1, an extremely compact magnetic angle sensor in M12 housing and sets new standards. The angle is measured without contact and wear-free over the entire measuring range up to 360° via a separate magnet.

From the POSIROT® family of magnetic angle sensors ASM presents an especially compact sensor. Only 12 mm in diameter and 50 mm depth the PRDS1 is suited to particularly compact applications where access is difficult. The complete measurement range of 0° to 360° is totally non contact utilising an independent magnet with an air gap between the sensor. This overcomes any connection or alignment problems often experienced if sensors have output shafts.

The PRDS1 has a range of incremental digital outputs RS5V, RS24V and HT24V with other alternatives being continuously developed. The sensor is manufactured from stainless steel with an integral M12 thread incorporated into the M12 body giving sealing options from IP67 to IP69K.

The extremely compact designed PRDS1 angle sensor can be used for all applications where angle detection and angle monitoring is required, such as assembly lines, valve flap settings, packaging machines, medical equipment, etc.

ASM Sensors, Inc. is a leading company in the development, manufacturing and marketing of linear and rotary position sensors as well as tilt sensors for use in industrial and commercial applications. With 30 years of experience in serving all sectors of industry, ASM sensors has set industry standards in position measurement by providing innovative products to help automate processes and to increase safety in the workplace.

ASM Sensors, Inc. has its global headquarters in Moosinning, Germany near Munich which is ISO 9001:2008 certified and is where both standard products and customized solutions are manufactured. ASM products are sold worldwide through subsidiaries, sales offices and a network of representatives.

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