Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Ligament Balancing TKA Insert provides real-time information.

Designed for improving total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgeries, Force Check Knee Replacement Smart Insert provides real-time condyle contact pressure (force) as well as contact location and contact patch movement tracking throughout flexion test. Orthopedic knee alignment product features FDA-approved Bluetooth 4 low energy technology and FDA-approved plastics technology and can readily adapt to...

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Proximity Sensors detect ferrous metals.

Requiring only presence of metal to operate, PRX+11200, 11300, and 11400 can be activated from multiple sides withoutÂ- magnet or power source. Steel sensors have hermetically sealed contacts, making them immune to oxidation, dust, and particles. Featuring standard hole spacing, heavy-duty mounting flange, and adjustable trip point, units are suited for limit sensing,...

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Vision Sensor combines inspection and positioning.
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Vision Sensor combines inspection and positioning.

Available in white or IR ring light option,Â- Inspector PI50 contains expanded toolbox for object location and positioning based on taught-in pattern, free-form, and line/polygon object shapes. Unit also provides tools for quality inspection such as blob, pattern, edge, and pixel counting inspection. With Inspector PI50, users can build their own operator's interface with sensor's web API,...

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IC-TAG Solutions, Inc. New RFID Tags for Healthcare

Since the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) implemented new safety goals, there have been new advances in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) implementation in the Healthcare Industry. The healthcare system uses a wide variety of processes to track patient information, from different types of insurances requiring claims in specific formats to different...

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Direct Angle Detection Sensor uses 3D HAL® technology.
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Direct Angle Detection Sensor uses 3D HAL® technology.

Supplied in SMD SOIC8 package, HAL 3675 enables measurement of magnetic fields in parallel to chip surface byÂ- use of vertical Hall plates. Technology also enables detection of additional spatial component (X or Y axis). Combination of these 2 magnetic field vectors and following signal processing enable direct detections of rotation angles from 0° to 360° at end or...

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Specialty I/O Modules for Allen-Bradley PLCs & PACs
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Specialty I/O Modules for Allen-Bradley PLCs & PACs

Terryville, CT - For over 20 years, Advanced Micro Controls Inc. (AMCI) has developed plug-in modules using Rockwell Automation Enabled(TM) technologies to ensure 100% compatibility with Allen-Bradley PLCs and PACs. The company provides a variety of plug-in solutions including Position Sensor Interfaces, Motion Controllers, and Packaging & Press Automation. Because the modules are 100% compatible...

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Magnetic Sensor guides robotic vehicles along tape-based tracks.
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Magnetic Sensor guides robotic vehicles along tape-based tracks.

With customizable functionality offered via Basic-like scripting language, 160 mm wide MGS1600 detects and reports position of magnetic field along its horizontal axis as based on adhesive magnetic tape used to form track guide on floor. Advanced signal processing is used to measure lateral distance from center of track from heights up to 60 mm, and position resolution is 1 mm. Supplied...

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Miniature Length Sensors measure speed, position, distance.
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Miniature Length Sensors measure speed, position, distance.

Supplied in housingÂ- of conductive composite material that will eliminate static build up, CE-compliant ZMD series is suited for light- to medium-duty sensing applications. Spring-loaded torsion arm provides adjustable torsion load, allowing unit to be mounted in almost any orientation – including upside-down. Using 6 in. circumference wheel, series can be...

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Ethernet - the Future of Measurement Technology
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Ethernet - the Future of Measurement Technology

Micro-Epsilon has launched a wide range of Ether-/EtherCAT applicable measurement technology at this year's automation exhibition SPS/IPC/Drives 2012". Amongst other new products were eddy current, capacitive and confocal measurement systems, laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors, inline colour measurement systems and universal controllers for up to 6 sensors. Ethernet network...

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Macro Sensors Compact LVDTs Serve as "Heart" of New Long Stroke Position Sensor for Harsh Environments
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Macro Sensors Compact LVDTs Serve as "Heart" of New Long Stroke Position Sensor for Harsh Environments

Pennsauken, NJ - A new long stroke linear position sensor offering superior performance over magnetostrictive technology in harsh environment applications uses a Macro Sensors LVDT as its core sensing technology. Providing reliable long stroke position measurement in heavy duty applications where rod-type sensors do not hold up, the SL Series Linear Position Sensors from Control Products Inc. are...

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