Spring Loaded LVIT extends use with contactless operation.

Press Release Summary:

With 0.5–4.0 in. ranges, LRS-18 series serves dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation and various industrial/commercial applications where sensing element cannot be attached to object being measured. Sensors use 0.25 in. dia probe equipped with AGD No. 9 contact tip and are offered with axial cable or connector. Along with choice of 4 analog outputs, features include SenSet™ field calibration and 0.75 in. dia aluminum or stainless steel body with M18 x 1 thread.


Original Press Release:

The LRS-18 Series Spring Loaded LVIT Linear Position Sensor; Get More Sensor for Less

MOORESTOWN, NJ --- H.G. Schaevitz LLC Alliance Sensors is pleased to introduce its first spring loaded LVIT (Linear Variable Inductive Transducer) series. The LRS-18 series are spring loaded, contactless devices designed for dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation and in various industrial and commercial applications such as automotive testing, mil/aero test stands, robotic arms, and packaging equipment, where the sensing element cannot be attached to the object being measured. The LRS-18 stroke to length ratio is excellent. Existing technologies with similar electrical specifications are 9” long to measure 1”. The equivalent LRS-18 is only 4” long.

LRS-18 Features:
• EXCELLENT stroke to length ratio
• Contactless operation prevents internal wearout from dithering or rapid cycling
• Ranges from 12.5 to 100 mm (0.5 to 4.0 inches)
• M18 x 1 threaded aluminum or stainless steel body with mounting nuts
• Maximum tip force on the item being measured is 1 pound

LRS-18 sensors have a 19 mm (0.75 inch) diameter aluminum or stainless steel body with an M18 x 1 thread and come with two hex jam nuts for easy installation in place of an 18 mm analog proximity sensor. These sensors use a 0.25 inch diameter probe equipped with an AGD No. 9 contact tip, and are offered with either an axial cable or a connector. Operating from a variety of DC voltages, the sensors are available with a choice of four analog outputs and they all include ASG’s proprietary SenSet™ field calibration feature.

About H. G. Schaevitz LLC Alliance Sensors Group
Headquartered in Moorestown, NJ USA, Alliance Sensors Group a div of H.G. Schaevitz LLC (www.alliancesensors.com) is a position sensor manufacturing company offering engineering and application support toward solving position measurement challenges within the power generation, fluid power, and manufacturing industries. Combining more than 150 years of sensors know-how, ASG's technical and applications support staff have extensive experience in providing the right sensor for difficult rotary and linear position measurement applications. Follow us on Twitter (@Alliancesensor1) or Facebook.

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