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TR Electronic Releases Their New, Certified Ethernet/IP and Profinet Product Line of Linear Position Transducers



TR Electronic has added Ethernet/IP and Profinet capabilities to its line of Industrial Ethernet linear position transducers, providing additional choice of interfaces to users looking for leading communication technologies. Available for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders and in profile style housings, TR's magnetostrictive sensors provide accurate, non-contact position sensing, available in a wide array of lengths, outputs and housing styles. (www.trelectronic.com)

September 15, 2009

Troy, Michigan and London, Ontario - TR has extended its manufacturing capabilities and has introduced its LA-46 Ethernet/IP and LA-66 Profinet products to the North American market place, providing new Ethernet/IP and Profinet solutions for the industrial automation industries. The linear transducers are available in a variety of profiles or in-cylinder form-factors and have stroke lengths of up to 2000mm. These new products provide additional choice for industrial applications such as stamping, casting, injection molding, tire and rubber manufacturing, and automated machinery where a wear-free, continuous feedback solution is preferred. Custom lengths and configurations are available direct from TR's manufacturing facilities.

TR's LA-46 linear transducer is suitable for direct installation into cylinders and is certified to the Profinet standard by the PTO. The devices are available with standard measuring lengths up to 2000mm and can be custom ordered to specification. The LA-66 Ethernet/IP transducer is also a non-contact, wear-free measurement system designed for direct installation in hydraulic cylinders. The LA-66 is certified to the Ethernet/IP standard by the ODVA. Both devices are fully configurable using TR's WinPROG software, which is downloadable from the web-site, allowing users to configure their devices to exact specifications. Profile style options are also available.

TR's linear position transducers have been used in factory automation and industrial machine environments for over 25 years. TR Electronic provides complimentary drawings, application assistance and cross-referencing services to assist with product selection and ensure a seamless transition to these new industrial Ethernet platforms. Demo products are also available for prototyping and design purposes.

For a complete listing of TR Electronic's linear position transducers, please visit trelectronic.com/linear.php. To browse TR's Industrial Ethernet solutions and for a free copy of TR's Industrial Ethernet Guide, please visit www.trelectronic.com/communication.php .

About TR Electronic

TR Electronic manufactures and distributes part detection, position sensing, industrial safety, fieldbus and Industrial Ethernet solutions. Backed by 24/7 factory-direct service and an unwavering commitment to customer support and application assistance, TR Electronic has been serving the North American market for over 20 years.

For additional information on TR's Position Feedback Products, to schedule a demo or complimentary online training, or to speak with any member of their Customer Care team, please call or visit:

1-800-709-3300 (USA)

1-800-265-9483 (Canada)

http://www.trelectronic.com (TR Electronic North America)

For a press kit or media contact, please contact:

Alejandra Valencia

Marketing Specialist

TR Electronic North America

(519) 452-1999

avalencia@trelectronic.com

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