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rotary position sensor / non-contact / laser
rotary position sensor
FARO Scan Localizer

... substantially increasing productivity.The FARO Scan Localizer combines information from multiple sensors and software algorithms to determine the exact position of the scanner inside buildings. It allows ...

linear position sensor / non-contact / magnetostrictive / analog
linear position sensor

Measuring range: 50 mm - 7620 mm

Linear position sensors with a profile design are contact-free and absolute measurement systems for the precise detection of one or more positions. They deliver convincing performance in harsh environments, ...

linear position sensor / non-contact / magnetostrictive / analog
linear position sensor

Measuring range: 50 mm - 7620 mm

You can count on Balluff's robust linear position sensors under extreme environmental conditions. The systems are made completely of stainless steel and are designed in protection classes up to IP69K or for high pressure ...

linear position sensor / non-contact / inductive / analog
linear position sensor

Measuring range: 14 mm - 133 mm

The M-12 design is indicated for valve position monitoring and for end stop checks on cylindrical hydraulics. These mini-sensors are applicable to valves, block cylinders, assemblies, and miniaturized ...

linear position sensor / non-contact / magnetostrictive / analog
linear position sensor

Measuring range: 25 mm - 5900 mm

... reserve channel if required. The triply redundant position sensor features three measurement sections with a 120º offset from each other which is housed in a single protective tube over which a position ...

stainless steel position sensor / linear / non-contact / inductive
stainless steel position sensor
IFS-, IGS-, IIS series

... Electromagnetic field immune sensor technology to prevent incorrect switching High-quality stainless steel housing High reliability thanks to protection rating from IP 65 / IP 69K Constant correction factor ”Kplus“ ...

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ifm electronic
non-contact position sensor / inductive / IP67 / for valves
non-contact position sensor
IN0131

... terminal chamber for easy access End position feedback on quarter-turn actuators The unit contains two inductive sensors in a potted and sturdy housing with protection rating IP 67. It signals two ...

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ifm electronic
inductive position sensor / cylindrical / IP65 / IP69K
inductive position sensor
IxS2x series

Measuring range: 4 mm - 22 mm
Measuring rate: 100 Hz - 700 Hz

... increased machine uptime. The improved sensor tolerances ensure reliable detection. Stock-keeping is reduced as one sensor is used for many applications. The new ifm technology is outstanding in providing ...

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ifm electronic
inductive position sensor / cylindrical / compact
inductive position sensor
IF6, IG6, II5, I95045 series

Measuring range: 3 mm - 20 mm
Measuring rate: 100 Hz - 500 Hz

The ifm inductive sensors for extremely high ambient temperatures are specifically designed for the steel and glass industries as they can withstand temperatures up to 180 °C unlike standard sensors that ...

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ifm electronic
capacitive position sensor / inductive / ATEX / rugged
capacitive position sensor

Measuring range: 3 mm - 60 mm

... inductive and capacitive sensors can be use in dust and gas areas of processing plants or industrial buildings. They are made of full metal and plastic robust housings that's been subjected to 4 joules shock test. These ...

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ifm electronic
position sensor
position sensor
81 290 series

... systems using compressed air, without a source of electricity. These products consist of human/machine interface components, position detectors, pressure switches, amplifiers, pneumatic logic components, electro-pneumatic ...

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Crouzet
linear position sensor / rotary / ATEX / industrial
linear position sensor
81 921 series

... systems using compressed air, without a source of electricity. These products consist of human/machine interface components, position detectors, pressure switches, amplifiers, pneumatic logic components, electro-pneumatic ...

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Crouzet
rotary position sensor / for valves
rotary position sensor
81 922 series

... systems using compressed air, without a source of electricity. These products consist of human/machine interface components, position detectors, pressure switches, amplifiers, pneumatic logic components, electro-pneumatic ...

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Crouzet
linear position sensor / ATEX / for valves
linear position sensor
81 923 001

... systems using compressed air, without a source of electricity. These products consist of human/machine interface components, position detectors, pressure switches, amplifiers, pneumatic logic components, electro-pneumatic ...

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Crouzet
linear position sensor / ATEX / for valves
linear position sensor
81 921 505

... systems using compressed air, without a source of electricity. These products consist of human/machine interface components, position detectors, pressure switches, amplifiers, pneumatic logic components, electro-pneumatic ...

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Crouzet
linear position sensor / belt / magnetic / with analog output
linear position sensor
WB21

Measuring range: 0 mm - 20000 mm
Measuring rate: 1 kHz

The ASM POSITAPE WB21 position sensor can measure distances up to 20000 mm with a resolution of <0,05 mm using magnetic absolute encoders and a 10mm wide stainless steel measuring tape. The unit is housed in an aluminum, ...

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ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
angular position sensor / non-contact / magnetic / with analog output
angular position sensor
PRAS26

Measuring rate: 1 kHz

The ASM PRAS26 is an angle sensor that supplies output signal from 0° to 360° in its external flat enclosure. It is integrated with non-contact position magnet that ensures the device to have a constant ...

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ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
angular position sensor / non-contact / magnetic / with analog output
angular position sensor
PRAS4

Magnetic angle sensor 0 to 360° for underwater applicationsNon-contact with external position magnetProtection class IP68 (10 bar), contiuous useAnalog outputOutput Voltage 0.5 … 10V, 0.5 … 4.5VCurrent ...

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ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / potentiometer / with analog output / compact
draw-wire position sensor
WS31, WS42

Measuring range: 1000, 750, 500 mm
Measuring rate: 200 Hz

OEM sensors in plastic housing for large quantities Measurement ranges: 500, 750, 1000 mm Poti, 0.5..10V, 4..20mA, incremental OEM special designs available Output Potentiometer Voltage 0.5 ... 10 V Current 4 ... 20 ...

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ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / potentiometer / analog / CANopen
draw-wire position sensor
WS10SG

Measuring range: 0 mm - 2000 mm
Measuring rate: 1 kHz

The WS10SG is a popular industrial sensor enclosed in a plastic housing. It has a measuring range from 0-1,250mm. It is a potentiometer that has an output of 10V or 4-20mA and can be used in different locations and ...

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ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / angular / dual-output
draw-wire position sensor
ASu Series

Compact rope length and angle transducers, single or dual (redundant) channel, for mobile and stationary applications, from construction to agriculture. Suitable for PLd EN13849 safety application Available part numbers: o7.635.180 ...

draw-wire position sensor / compact / for cylinders / for hydraulic applications
draw-wire position sensor
SGH10

Measuring range: max 10000.0 mm

Profile SGH10: - Measuring range 0 … 1000 mm - Absolute measuring system - CANopen interface, analog: Current and voltage - Operating voltage 9 ... 32 VDC - Pressure-resistant up to 300 bar, pressure peaks up to 500 bar - High degree ...

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SIKO GmbH
rotary position sensor / magnetic / analog
rotary position sensor
GS04

... integrated with an IP65 protection class. This tool is a rotatively measuring sensor capable of magnetic scanning. In addition, it has a plugged connection to AP04S position indicator, and a maximum Ø ...

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SIKO GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / mechanical / analog / miniature
draw-wire position sensor
SG5

The SG5 from SIKO GmbH, is a miniature draw wire position sensor with a maximum of 600 mm measurement length. It is ideally suited for capturing linear measurement distances. With its standardized interfaces, it can be ...

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SIKO GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / mechanical / analog / miniature
draw-wire position sensor
SG10

The SG10 is manufactured by Siko, and is a miniature wire-actuated encoder that is ideal for use in capturing measurement distance with an utmost measuring length of up to 2,000 mm. The unit has a compact layout, and can be used universally ...

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SIKO GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / mechanical / analog / compact
draw-wire position sensor
SG20

Siko built the SG20 wire-actuated encoder with an analog output. It has a maximum measuring length of 2000 mm. The device is constructed in a compact design, with an easy mounting feature. It has standardized interfaces hat are suitable ...

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SIKO GmbH
linear position sensor / magneto-resistive / IP67 / for grippers
linear position sensor
SN-G series

Measuring rate: 200 Hz

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GIMATIC
linear position sensor / magneto-resistive / IP67 / for grippers
linear position sensor
SS-G series

Measuring rate: 0.5 kHz - 200 kHz

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GIMATIC
linear position sensor / magneto-resistive / analog / IP67
linear position sensor
SS-U series

Measuring rate: 200 kHz

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GIMATIC
linear position sensor / magneto-resistive / IP67 / for grippers
linear position sensor
SA-G series

Measuring rate: 0.5 kHz - 200 kHz

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GIMATIC
linear position sensor / magneto-resistive / analog / IP67
linear position sensor
SC-G series

Measuring rate: 500 Hz - 200000 Hz

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GIMATIC
linear position sensor / contactless / magnetostrictive / inductive
linear position sensor

Measuring range: 25 mm - 40000 mm

Path measurement can be solved with various sensors. The inductive linear position sensors operate contactless and wear-free according to a revolutionary measuring principle. The position ...

linear position sensor / conductive plastic potentiometer / analog
linear position sensor

... plastic has unlimited resolution, absolute position measurements when the unit is turned on and a wide temperature range. There is no requirement for intermediate signal conditioning for normal ratiometric position ...

linear position sensor / potentiometer / analog / waterproof
linear position sensor

The AQ series of shaftless linear potentiometers represents a range of units for use in intrinsically safe environments according to Class I, II and III Division I, Groups A, B, C, D, E, F and G for hazardous (indoor/outdoor) NEMA 4 locations. ...

rotary position sensor / magnetic / analog
rotary position sensor
SMART

... configuration joins with Honeywell’s SMART Position Sensor family. The SMART Position Sensor Rotary Configuration offers absolute precision with its position sensing. The device can ...

magneto-resistive position sensor
magneto-resistive position sensor
Standard Power Series: SM351RT, SM451R, SM353RT, SM453R

Honeywell's Magnetoresistive Sensor ICs (Integrated Circuit) – Standard Power Series are sensitive devices designed for customers who need a durable and reliable speed or position sensor for large air ...

draw-wire position sensor / magnetic / compact / precision
draw-wire position sensor

Measuring range: 0 mm - 50 mm

Bernstein teachable magnetic slot sensors are unique for their one or two freely programmable, independent switching points. These are built for standard C- and T- slots, and fit one slot. If used for only one output, ...

angular position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect
angular position sensor
MPS 160

... a direction- sensing Hall effect encoder with the powerful integrated index pulse and super accuracy resolution position and speed sensor system, all in to a single chip. The ASIC produces and processes ...

angular position sensor / rotary / linear / Hall effect
angular position sensor

Measuring range: 30 mm

... output signal to indicate the various positions of the transmission (park, reverse, neutral, drive, etc.). The Delphi Transmission Range Selection Sensor uses accurate Hall effect technology to detect ...

angular position sensor / no-contact / Hall effect / CAN bus
angular position sensor
NRH27C

The NRH27C is a CANbus output sensor from the family of NRH27x No-Contact, Rotary Position Sensors that offers the optimal combination of performance, safety and cost. All variants utilise proven Hall-effect, ...

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PENNY GILES CONTROLS
linear position sensor / hybrid potentiometer / analog
linear position sensor
25 - 350 mm | SLS190

The SLS190 model is suitable for use in various general purpose industrial applications, and for medium stroke linear position sensing. The unit is designed with Hybrid Track technology. It is constructed with a sealing ...

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PENNY GILES CONTROLS
angular position sensor / no-contact / magnetic / analog
angular position sensor
NRH271 & NRH272

... and the positional information is determined by the angle of the supplied magnet relative to the sensor body. The maximum air gap between magnet and sensor is 7mm, while concentric offsets of up to 2mm ...

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PENNY GILES CONTROLS
angular position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect / analog
angular position sensor
SRH301 & SRH302

... Rotary Position Sensors offers the optimal combination of performance, safety and cost. The sensor utilises proven Hall-effect, sensing technology in a low-profile (17.3mm) housing with integral magnet. ...

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PENNY GILES CONTROLS
linear position sensor / contactless / analog
linear position sensor
25 - 1000mm | ICT800

The ICT800 Series manufactured by PENNY&GILES is a contactless in-cylinder linear transducer. This device is made up with a rugged design and is characterized as a high reliable device. It is equipped with an integrated transducer flange ...

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PENNY GILES CONTROLS
linear position sensor / contactless / inductive / with SSI interface
linear position sensor
TF1

Measuring range: 1000 mm

Absolute position transducers for high dynamic positioning tasks. Inductive measurement principle, touchless position detection with free position markers; unlimited mechanical life span

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NOVOTECHNIK
rotary position sensor / contactless / Hall effect / redundant
rotary position sensor
RFX-6900

Measuring rate: 5 kHz

Touchless, redundant NOVOHALL Heavy Duty Rotary Sensor. Designed for use in mobile und safety-related applications under extreme environmental conditions.

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NOVOTECHNIK
linear position sensor / contactless / Hall effect / compact
linear position sensor
TFD-4000

Measuring range: 5 mm - 50 mm

Absolute position transducers in compact, flat design. Non-contacting NOVOHALL measuring principle; Touchless position detection with position marker; Unlimited mechanical life

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NOVOTECHNIK
rotary position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect / analog
rotary position sensor
RSB-3600

Non-contacting NOVOHALL Singleturn Rotary Sensor in 36,5 mm all-metal housing. Analog and digital interfaces. Different versions in solid or hollow shafts and heavy-duty.

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NOVOTECHNIK
multi-turn position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect / analog
multi-turn position sensor
RMB-3600

Non-contacting NOVOHALL Multiturn Rotary Sensor in 36,5 mm all-metal housing. Analog and digital interfaces. Different versions in solid or hollow shafts and heavy-duty.

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NOVOTECHNIK
draw-wire position sensor / analog / IP69K / for mobile hydraulics
draw-wire position sensor
MH120

Measuring range: 3000 mm - 10000 mm

Draw Wire Sensor MH120 The draw wire sensors of the mobile hydraulic series MH120 were specially developed for the demanding area of construction machines and construction equipment. The sensor ...

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WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / mechanical / PROFIBUS / EtherCAT
draw-wire position sensor
50 - 1 250 mm | SX50 series

... wire position transducer is designed for industrial applications. The instrument is compact in size and has short assembly time. The device is also easy to customize and hence offers economical solution for various industrial ...

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WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / potentiometer / analog / digital
draw-wire position sensor
3 125 - 6 000 mm | SX120

Ranges from 3125 to 6000 mm Linearity max. ±0.02 % Output analog 0...10 V, 4...20 mA, Potentiometer Output digital TTL, HTL, SSI, Profibus, CANopen, DeviceNet, Ethercat, Profinet Protection class IP65 (optional IP67)

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WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / potentiometer / EtherCAT / CANopen
draw-wire position sensor
1 000 - 3 000 mm | SX80 series

Ranges from 1000 to 3000 mm Linearity max. ±0.02 % Output analog 0...10 V, 4...20 mA, Potentiometer Output digital TTL, HTL, SSI, Profibus, CANopen, DeviceNet, Ethercat, Profinet Protection class IP65 (optional IP67)

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WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH
draw-wire position sensor / EtherCAT / CANopen / PROFIBUS
draw-wire position sensor
8 - 42.5 m | SX135 series

The SX135 Long Range Draw Wire Sensors are manufactured by WayCon Company. The sensors are made of stainless steel. They are applied in humid and moderate corrosive environmental conditions. These ...

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WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH
linear position sensor / conductive plastic potentiometer / analog / for small spaces
linear position sensor
MBX

Measuring range: 100 mm - 200 mm

The potentiometric linear transducer series MBX is extremely suitable for very limited space due to its extremely slim design. In addition, the universal cursor can be mechanically coupled in a flexible way. No push rod is required and ...

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MEGATRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
linear position sensor / conductive plastic potentiometer / mechanical / analog
linear position sensor
CLP13

Measuring range: 13 mm - 100 mm

Potentiometric linear transducer in a space saving designIn the displacement sensor series CLP13 the mechanical detection of linear movement is done by front guided push rod with accurate sleeve bearings. The push rod ...

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MEGATRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
linear position sensor / conductive plastic potentiometer / mechanical / analog
linear position sensor
RC20

Measuring range: 25 mm - 300 mm

... mounting versions The construction of the displacement sensor series RC20 in the IP60 protection version is similar to the RC13 series. If sufficient space is available in the application the more robust RC20 sensor ...

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MEGATRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
linear position sensor / conductive plastic potentiometer / analog / waterproof
linear position sensor
MBH

Measuring range: 100 mm

... Series MBH is used in applications that need a hermetically sealed sensor element. The sensor technology is based on an encapsulated foil-potentiometer.In the case of linear displacement sensor ...

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MEGATRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
linear position sensor / conductive plastic potentiometer / analog / absolute
linear position sensor
HEM12

Measuring range: 50 mm - 1000 mm

... flange and IP67In the displacement sensor series HEM12 the mechanical detection of linear movement is done by a magnetic drag. Due to magnetic coupling the drag pulls the wiper sled inside the closed tube which contains ...

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MEGATRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
draw-wire position sensor / rugged
draw-wire position sensor
F300 series

Measuring range: 3000 mm

Resolutions: 0,1mm , 1mm Power supply: 10 ÷ 30V Digital output: Absolute CANopen Potentiometer output: - Analogic output: -

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ELCIS ENCODER
draw-wire position sensor / rugged
draw-wire position sensor
F600 series

Measuring range: 6000 mm

Resolutions: 0,1mm , 1mm Power supply: 10 ÷ 30V Digital output: Absolute CANopen Potentiometer output: - Analogic output: -

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ELCIS ENCODER
draw-wire position sensor / incremental / rugged
draw-wire position sensor
EF150

Measuring range: 1500 mm

The "CABLE" EF linear transducers, manufactured by Elcis is a transducer that functions according on the extended measurements of the cable, designed in a stainless steel material that winds by itself inside the transducers. Plus, it ...

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ELCIS ENCODER
draw-wire position sensor / incremental
draw-wire position sensor
EFK series

Measuring range: 1500 mm - 6000 mm

CABLE TRANSDUCER FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF LINEAR DISPLACEMENTS WITH GOOD SOLIDITY AND SIMPLICITY OF USE MATCHING A LOW COST. THE USEFUL STROKE HAS A MAX LENGTH UP TO 2000mm AND 0,1 OR 1mm RESOLUTION.

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ELCIS ENCODER
draw-wire position sensor / incremental / rugged
draw-wire position sensor
EF500

Measuring range: 5000 mm

STURDY AND EASY TO USE LINEAR TRANSDUCER FOR MEASUREMENT OF LINEAR DISPLACEMENTS. IT'S POSSIBLE TO SEARCH THE ZERO. THE USEFUL STROKE HAS A MAX LENGTH UP TO 5000 mm WITH 0,1 OR 1 mm RESOLUTION.

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ELCIS ENCODER
linear position sensor / non-contact / magnetostrictive / analog
linear position sensor
E-Series ET

Measuring range: 50 mm - 3000 mm

Temposonics® E-Series ET is the ideal solution for usage in hazardous areas and in high temperature applications with a small and compact housing. Global approvals: ATEX / IECEx / CEC / NEC Compact installation dimensions High ...

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MTS Sensor Technologie GmbH & Co . KG
linear position sensor / contactless / magnetostrictive / analog
linear position sensor
GB-Series GB-M / GB-T

Measuring range: 25 mm - 3250 mm

... the GB sensor with threaded flange are : 1. The sensor electronics housing with its electrical connection can be rotated 360 degrees to easily achieve the necessary connection orientation – also subsequent ...

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MTS Sensor Technologie GmbH & Co . KG
linear position sensor / non-contact / magnetostrictive / ISS
linear position sensor
R-Series RT4

Measuring range: 25 mm - 2540 mm

... requirements. The position measurement accuracy is tightly controlled by the quality of the waveguide which is manufactured by MTS Sensors. The position magnet is mounted on the moving ...

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MTS Sensor Technologie GmbH & Co . KG
linear position sensor / non-contact / magnetic / analog
linear position sensor
MH-Series MH Threaded

Measuring range: 50 mm - 2500 mm

The Temposonics® MH-Series sensors are specifically designed for direct stroke measurement in hydraulic cylinders. The MH Threaded sensor extends the rugged design of the Temposonics® MH Series sensors ...

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MTS Sensor Technologie GmbH & Co . KG
linear position sensor / non-contact / magnetostrictive / analog
linear position sensor
MH-Series MH

Measuring range: 50 mm - 2500 mm

Temposonics® sensors can be used in versatile mobile machines without any restriction and replace contact-based linear sensors like potentiometers. Highly dynamic systems are controlled safely by means ...

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MTS Sensor Technologie GmbH & Co . KG
angular position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect / analog
angular position sensor
9960 Series

"BEI Sensors presents 9960 series hall effect position sensor. The highly configurable sensor offers added input/output electrical options. The latest electrical options ...

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Sensata Technologies
angular position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect / analog
angular position sensor
9360

The 9360 from Bei Sensors is a hall effect rotary sensor that features a standard operational life of 35 million cycles, while providing up to 6-turns. It has 2160 degrees of resolution, with a 12 bit ...

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Sensata Technologies
angular position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect / analog
angular position sensor
8360

"BEI's Model 8360 is a hall effect rotary sensor equipped with a through shaft body style. It features a 82 mm non-contact position, and a 360° rotation function. The device is constructed in a rugged ...

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Sensata Technologies
angular position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect / analog
angular position sensor
HCW4

The HCW4 model is manufactured by Bei Sensors, and is a Blind shaft 50 mm non-contacting position sensor with incremental output. It has a bore size of 6 to 10 mm with resolution of maximum 1024 pixel. ...

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Sensata Technologies
angular position sensor / non-contact / Hall effect / analog
angular position sensor
ACW4

The ACW4 model is a non-contacting position sensor. The equipment comes with an analog, CANopen, PWM, or SSI output. It contains 6 mm to 10 mm bore size, and 12 Bits maximum resolution. The tool offers ...

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Sensata Technologies

How to choose this product

position-sensor

Position sensors determine an object's position, which may be its location or its orientation. They also can monitor a location so as to detect the presence or absence of an object.

Applications

These devices are used in automated and robotic systems, in machine tools and in conveyor systems.

Technologies

Mechanical position sensors are often detectors. They are similar to switches in that the object or part presses against a lever that closes a dry contact. Non-contact proximity detectors use induction systems for metallic objects, and Hall-effect or reed systems for metallic objects. Capacitive or photoelectric systems can be used with any type of object.

Resistive mechanical sensors indicate distance or angular position, and feature a rotary or insertion shaft linked to a potentiometer. Encoders have the same function as resistive mechanical sensors, but use optical systems sensitive to reflective strips set in a disc or a track.

Inductive sensors provide a signal proportional to the distance to the object. Range is under one centimeter. Laser sensors (triangulation of the object's position) and ultrasound sensors (sonar effect) are used for greater distances.

Single- or double-axis inclinometers use tilt or MEMS systems to measure inclination.

How to choose

Consider the unit's range, data precision, available outlets, current loop or network interface.