Cable Actuated Position Sensor suits medical applications.

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Featuring 1,000 mm measurement range, WS42 Series integrates precise encoder in compact housing that offers multiple mounting configurations. Sensor is optimized for medical applications such as linear positioning of patient tables used in CT, MRI, and X-Ray diagnostic equipment, and offers resolution of 6 pulses/mm with 5 or 24 V output. To complement digital version, model WS42C offers absolute, analog output with either 1 kohm potentiometer, 10 V, or 4-20 mA output.

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ASM Sensors, Inc. Adds Cable Actuated Position Sensor Optimized for Medical Applications

Elmhurst, IL (June 1, 2006) - ASM Sensors, Inc. further enhances its WS-Series of cable actuated position sensors with the addition of the WS42 Series. The WS42 features the integration of a precise encoder in a cost-effective, ultra-compact housing that offers multiple mounting confi gurations. Because of its accurate output and 1000 mm measurement range, the WS42 is the ideal sensor for the linear positioning of patient tables used in CT, MRI and X-Ray diagnostic equipment. The WS42 sensor is capable of delivering a resolution of 6 pulses per mm with either 5 or 24V output types. To compliment the digital version, the model WS42C offers an absolute, analog output with either 1 kOhm potentiometer, 10V or 4-20mA output.

ASM Sensors, Inc. is a leading company in the development, manufacturing and marketing of electromechanical linear position sensors for use in commercial and industrial applications. With over 25 years of experience of serving the all sectors of industry, such as automotive production, aeronautics, medical engineering, the steel industry, wood processing, commercial vehicles, the foodstuffs industry and warehousing technology, ASM Sensors has set industry standards in position measurement by providing innovative products to help automate processes and increase safety in the workplace.

ASM Sensors, Inc. has its headquarters in Moosinning, Germany, near Munich which is ISO 9001 certified and is where both standard products and customized solutions are manufactured. Sales offi ces are located in Germany, France, the UK and the U.S.

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