Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Linear Position Sensors deliver high-resolution measurements.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Linear Position Sensors deliver high-resolution measurements.

Suited for industrial automation, LI-Q25 series linear position sensors replace magnetostrictive and potentiometer devices in metal processing machines, rolling mills, or injection molding machines. Units do not require magnetic positioning device and provide up to 1 Â-µm resolution in measuring ranges from 100-1,000 mm. Output signal in 0-10 V, 4-20 mA, IO-Link, or SSI format is provided by...

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Eddy-Current Sensors offer 40 mm measuring range.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Eddy-Current Sensors offer 40 mm measuring range.

Standard industial version MDS-40 M30 in mainSENSORs Series features M30 cylindrical stainless steel housing while OEM version MDS-40MK has miniature square plastic housing. Using small permanent magnet on measurement object as target, device's measurement method is based on linear relationship between position of magnet and output signal. Both sensors combine high-speed, high-resolution...

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Solid State Tilt Sensors offer filtered and unfiltered outputs.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Solid State Tilt Sensors offer filtered and unfiltered outputs.

Featuring solid-state MEMS sensor with integral air damping, T640 series tilt sensors are available in ranges of ±30°, ±60°, and ±90°. Units are compensated for temperature effects on both sensitivity and zero, and incorporate positive mechanical stops for shock resistance. Operating from unregulated DC power source, units perform reliably over -40° to...

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Distance Measuring Position Sensor is used with overhead vehicles.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Distance Measuring Position Sensor is used with overhead vehicles.

Using linear bar code tape, OLM Distance Measurement Positioning Sensor enables fine positioning of overhead cranes, rail and transfer cars, monorails, shuttles, elevators, and other vehicles, even around curves and inclines where traditional laser measurement systems cannot be used. Vehicles can be positioned with 0.1 mm resolution at distance up to 10 km. Long range, non-contact solution...

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Ultrasonic Sensors are programmable locally or remotely.
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Ultrasonic Sensors are programmable locally or remotely.

Designed for non-contact level, presence/absence, volume, proximity, and distance measurements, microprocessor-based U44xx family can be programmed via USB or RS-232 interface software. Self-contained U4466 series comes with set-up software and user-selectable options, while loop-powered U4467 series measures volume and open-channel flow of liquids and suits hazardous locations. Web enabled U4468...

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Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Rotary Position Sensor features programmable switch function.

Operating from -40 to +150°C, non-contact Model PSC-360's switching point can be programmed at any angle and can also be used as indicator for multi-turn applications. Hall Effect magnetic sensor incorporates on and off positions that provide secondary position verification for optimal safety. With fully sealed magnet and electronics encapsulated in molded plastic, IP67-rated unit is...

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LVDT Displacement Transducers are submersible to 7,500 ft.
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LVDT Displacement Transducers are submersible to 7,500 ft.

Designed for use in seawater and other submersible environments, including many corrosive liquids, LWU series transducers are available with stroke lengths from 0.5-4 in., linearity of ±1%, and operating temperature of -40 to 140°F. AC/AC unit LWU60X offers V/V output, while DC/DC models LWU61X and LWU65X provide outputs from ±5 or 0-10 Vdc and 4-20 mA, respectively. Made of 316...

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Macro Sensors Linear Position Sensors Offer Shortened Body Length, Environmental Resistance Ideal for Hydraulic Applications
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Macro Sensors Linear Position Sensors Offer Shortened Body Length, Environmental Resistance Ideal for Hydraulic Applications

Pennsauken, NJ, February 1, 2010... Position feedback devices are commonly implemented in hydraulic applications for monitoring the performance accuracy of actuators and cylinders to improve operational efficiencies. The environment in which the embedded sensor must survive can be problematic. The hydraulic fluid is under high pressures and temperatures and the actuators and cylinders typically...

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Position Sensor mounts single-handedly in C-groove cylinders.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Position Sensor mounts single-handedly in C-groove cylinders.

Measuring 2.9 x 4.6 x 18 mm, BIM-UNR magnetic position sensor mounts within C-groove cylinders with no accessories required. It incorporates 1.5 mm hexagon mounting screw to securely mount sensor, and screw is located near cable exit to ensure sensor remains fastened even if cable is pulled. Active sensing element is located at bottom of groove to provide reliable detection on short-stroke...

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Gauging LVDT has operating temperature between -40° to 212°F.
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Gauging LVDT has operating temperature between -40° to 212°F.

Constructed of stainless steel, Model LPS60X AC/AC LVDT is designed for precision displacement and position measurement for quality assurance applications in industrial environments. Unit measures displacement from ±0.02-±0.2 in., with 0.25% linearity, and infinite resolution. Model features 6 ft integral polyurethane insulated cable, resistant to oils and chemicals. Mounting...

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