Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

High Pressure and Chemically Resistant LVDTs Enhance Performance of Extensometers Used to Monitor Structural Integrity of Offshore Platforms
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

High Pressure and Chemically Resistant LVDTs Enhance Performance of Extensometers Used to Monitor Structural Integrity of Offshore Platforms

Pennsauken, NJ, January 16, 2009 - To ensure the ongoing stability of offshore drilling platforms, the structural integrity of production risers, catenary risers, tendons and platform legs and braces are constantly monitored. Macro Sensors (www.macrosensors.com), specialists in the manufacture of LVDT-based linear position sensors and gaging probes, designed a pressure-balanced, oil-filled and...

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Displacement Transducers have virtually frictionless movement.
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Displacement Transducers have virtually frictionless movement.

Useful for measuring displacement of soft, pliable materials, AML/SGD Series strain gauge displacement transducers offer stroke lengths from 0-5 to 0-100 mm. Internal construction ensures smooth, frictionless movement of inner core, resulting in minimal resistance and providing accuracy of ±0.1%. Design is based on 4-arm active Wheatstone Bridge, with nominal impedance of 350 ohms, which...

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Contactless Rotary Position Sensor offers 12-bit resolution.

Incorporating factory-programmable Hall effect rotary sensor, SRH280P provides rotary measurement in high-dither vibration conditions without any deterioration of sensing element due to non-contacting operating principle. It can operate from 5 Vdc regulated or 9-30 Vdc unregulated power supply and is available with analog (0.5-4.5 Vdc) or digital (PWM) signal output. Sensor can be programmed with...

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New Sensor Bearing Outlasts Competition

Drives down energy required for machine start up by 90%! Rockford, IL - December 10, 2008 PBC Linear has recently implemented a new, custom made sensor bearing into large paper plant dryers. Previously using Babbitt bearings, the paper plant was experiencing constant downtime, using an immense amount of energy, and reporting loss of product, and profits. After changing these older bearings out,...

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MTS Sensor's Linear-Position Sensors Provide Absolute Position in Machine Tooling Applications
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MTS Sensor's Linear-Position Sensors Provide Absolute Position in Machine Tooling Applications

Magnetostrictive technology offers reliability and durability over time CARY, N.C. (September 8, 2008) - MTS Systems Corp., Sensors Division's Temposonics R-Series linear-position sensors provide reliability, durability and consistency in machine tooling applications due to the absolute position inherent in magnetostrictive technology. Temposonics position sensors utilize non-contact technology,...

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Camera-Based Sensor aligns mobile vehicles and ASRS.
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Camera-Based Sensor aligns mobile vehicles and ASRS.

DMP3 Position Finder is used for precisely aligning Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) and other automated vehicles so products can be loaded and unloaded from steel racks. Supplied in metal housing, unit includes teach button for storing up to 2 programmable locations. Positional accuracy is maintained even when load weights, temperature changes, and skew due to damaged racks cause...

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Sensors provide direct analog output on pneumatic cylinders.

Magnetic field sensor WIM45 provides direct analog output for determining position of piston magnet on all types of pneumatic cylinders. It detects position by utilizing series of Hall elements, which sense piston magnet and send signal back to processor. With ability to reverse analog output slope by rotating sensor 180 degrees, sensor eliminates need for 2 separate sensors. IEC EN 60947-5-2 and...

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Position Sensors offer stroke of 0-4 up to 50 in.
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Position Sensors offer stroke of 0-4 up to 50 in.

Designed to withstand harsh/corrosive environments, LP750 Series Linear Position Sensors operate at up to 500°F and 30 million Rads in steel mills, power/petro plants and off-road vehicles. They operate while buried in oil and under water pressure. Noncontacting, SS sensors are hermetically sealed and frictionless and include digitally enhanced analog output and 5 Vdc input. Available in...

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Displacement Transducers withstand harsh environments.
Position Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Displacement Transducers withstand harsh environments.

Utilizing magnetostrictive technology to provide non-contact measurement, in-cylinder GEMCO S953 offer measuring range up to 7.62 m and linearity better than 0.01%. Stainless steel housing and IP68-rated design make unit suited for heavy industrial hydraulics applications. Featuring extruded aluminum housing, IP67-rated GEMCO S955 has measuring range of 100-4,572 mm with linearity less than...

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