Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Compass Chip provides positioning for handheld devices.

Housed in 3 x 3 x 0.9 mm surface-mounted chip, 3-axis Model HMC5883 delivers up to 1° heading accuracy, enabling directional pointing and location features in consumer electronics. Device includes built-in offset cancellation circuit and auto calibration software, as well as 3-axis AMR sensors, signal conditioning and amplification circuitry, 12-bit ADC, and I2C serial bus interface. IC has...

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Linear Position Sensors Ensure Accuracy and Reliability of Down Hole Drilling Equipment
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Linear Position Sensors Ensure Accuracy and Reliability of Down Hole Drilling Equipment

Macro Sensors (www.macrosensors.com), US-based manufacturer of LVDT Linear Position Sensors and Rotary Position Sensors and Transducers, is serving the petroleum industry with LVDT-based linear position sensors that are used for position feedback control of down hole drilling equipment such as bore scopes that measure the ID of the drilled hole. The LVDT linear position sensors for down hole...

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Digital Position Sensors feature built-in pull-up resistor.
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Digital Position Sensors feature built-in pull-up resistor.

Model SS345PT Unipolar Hall-effect Digital Position Sensors respond to single north pole while SS445P units respond to single south pole. Both sensors include open collector output with built-in pull-up resistor that interfaces with common electronic circuits. Operating from 2.7-7 Vdc supply, they are operated by magnetic field from permanent magnet or electromagnet. Products are suited for...

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Gripping, Checking, and Measuring

Intelligent sensors transform actuators to sensitive helpers in automation Sensors used in automation are essential organs of machines and plants. While gripping modules and other actuators performed pre-defined tasks in the past, today, they are intelligent and flexible helpers in the manufacturing process due to the use of intelligent sensors. They provide the plant with important information...

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Laser Distance Sensors detect objects regardless of color.
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Laser Distance Sensors detect objects regardless of color.

Available in 6 different models, IP69K-rated OADR 20 sensors feature corrosion resistant stainless steel housing with PMMA front screen designed for washdowns and harsh environments. They are offered in measuring ranges of 30-600, 50-300, and 100-600 mm, each range with either point beam for focused applications or line beam to monitor large areas and rough/uneven surfaces. Sensors offer...

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Smart Position Sensor operates in harsh environments.
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Smart Position Sensor operates in harsh environments.

SMART Position Sensor, 75 mm Linear Configuration, features non-contact design with 0.002 in. accuracy. It combines ASIC and array of magnetoresistive sensors to determine position of magnet attached to moving object. Air gap between sensor and magnet of up to 0.118 ±0.098 in. provides interface flexibility, while sealed packaging allows unit to resist shock, vibration, and extreme...

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Emerson's Smart Wireless Network Improves Carbon Reactivation Process at Calgon Carbon

WirelessHART(TM) network uses Rosemount® wireless temperature transmitters attached to a rotating kiln to deliver continuous information for instant response to process changes, enabling better heat control. AUSTIN, TEXAS - Emerson Process Management's Smart Wireless network using the WirelessHART(TM) communications standard is contributing to process improvements at the Calgon Carbon...

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Dual Cylinder Position Sensor installs with single cable connection.
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Dual Cylinder Position Sensor installs with single cable connection.

Combining 2 high-accuracy cylinder position sensors through single cable connection, BIM-UNT dual sensor is designed for detecting long and short stroke cylinders in stamping, sorting, conveying, and other material handling applications. Low-profile sensor mounts in T-groove cylinders and active sensing area is located at end of sensor's housing, providing accurate piston end detection, even on...

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Displacement Sensors rely on magnetic method.
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Displacement Sensors rely on magnetic method.

Optimized for sensitivity, Magnetic Displacement Sensor (MDS) uses displacement measurement principle based on linear relationship between position of magnet and output signal. Use of printed coils eliminates dependency on semiconductor processes, facilitating customer-specific adaptations. With eddy current sensor as technological core, measuring ranges up to 60 mm can be achieved. PWM signal is...

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Optical Sensor detects small, fast-moving objects.
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Optical Sensor detects small, fast-moving objects.

Projecting continuous 24 mm wide beam of parallel light to reflector, Long-Range ParCon detects moving parts as small as 0.5 mm and measures metallic/non-metallic objects at processing rates up to 1 kHz with resolutions up to 0.1 mm. It is designed to detect material edges in applications such as packaging, textile manufacturing, and printing/graphics. Sender, receiver, and specialty optics are...

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