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industrial position sensor
industrial position sensor
R-Series V RH / RP

Measuring range: 25 mm - 7,620 mm

R-Series V - the new generation R-Series V is the successor to our current fourth generation. The new sensors have higher resistance to vibration and high temperatures, are ready for Industry 4.0 and fit perfectly ...

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MTS Sensor Technologie GmbH & Co. KG
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
E-Series ET

Measuring range: 50 mm - 3,000 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
linear position sensor
T-Series TH

Measuring range: 25 mm - 7,620 mm

... the first linear position sensors in the industry to meet SIL 2 standards. In addition, they are fully compliant with NEC, CEC, ATEX and IECEx Class I, II, III Division 1, Division 2 and Zone 0/1, Zone ...

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MTS Sensor Technologie GmbH & Co. KG
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
SN-G series

Measuring rate: 200 Hz

C-slot - SN-G • GMR magnetoresistive sensors. • PNP or NPN logic output. • No problems in case of vibrations. • Cable output or M8 connector. • 100% traceability. • Direct application in "C" slot. • Slot adapters ...

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GIMATIC
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
SS-G series

Measuring rate: 500 Hz - 200,000 Hz

C-slot - SS-G • Reed sensors or GMR magnetoresistive sensors. • PNP or NPN logic output for magnetoresistive sensors. • No problems in case of vibrations. • Cable output or M8 connector. • ...

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GIMATIC
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
SL-G series

Measuring rate: 500 Hz - 200,000 Hz

T-slot - SL-G • Reed sensors or GMR magnetoresistive sensors. • PNP or NPN logic output for magnetoresistive sensors. • No problems in case of vibrations. • Cable output or M8 connector. • ...

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GIMATIC
pressure-resistant position sensor
pressure-resistant position sensor
MFH20, M9H20 series

Measuring range: 1.8, 2 mm

Pressure-resistant sensors •Pressure-resistant up to 500 bar •Metal sensing face for heavy duty •High bursting pressure •Housing design to industrial standard •Lifespan of more than 10 million pressure cycles

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ifm electronic
cylinder position sensor
cylinder position sensor
MK5, MR series

Cylinder sensors - Use on T-slot cylinders •Easy fit 'drop from the top' into a slot •Versions with connectors or connection cable •Moulded cable ensuring very good strain relief •High protection rating for the ...

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ifm electronic
cylinder position sensor
cylinder position sensor
MK53 series

Cylinder sensors - Use on C-slot cylinders •Exact switch point detection on short-stroke cylinders •Precise position detection thanks to short travel distance •Reliable detection of weak magnetic ...

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ifm electronic
cylinder position sensor
cylinder position sensor

Measuring range: 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
angular position sensor
MSAC200

Magnetic sensor MSAC200 absolute rotation with flexCoder technology With flexCoder technology, the MSAC200 can be flexibly adapted to the customer's design and provides precise absolute values with high installation ...

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SIKO GmbH
rotary position sensor
rotary position sensor
GS04

... is a rotatively measuring sensor capable of magnetic scanning. In addition, it has a plugged connection to AP04S position indicator, and a maximum Ø 20 mm easy hollow-shaft mounting. Profile GS04: Rotatively ...

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SIKO GmbH
draw-wire position sensor
draw-wire position sensor
SG5

Measuring range: 600 mm

Wire-actuated encoder SG5 Miniature wire-actuated encoder with 600 mm measurement length Miniature wire-actuated encoder designed to capture linear measurement distances. Its measuring length of 600 mm is very long considering its ...

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SIKO GmbH
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
MPS-C series

Measuring range: 25 mm - 200 mm

This cylinder sensor has a detecting range with different lengths available of 32 mm, 64 mm, 96 mm, 128 mm, 160 mm, 192 mm, 224 mm and 256 mm. It has an electrical zero-point and an adjustable final point. Its selectable ...

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SICK
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
MPA series

Measuring range: 107 mm - 1,007 mm

The MPA is a series of analog positioning sensors from Sick that can be installed with adapters on different cylinders due to its versatile housing. It has the ability to measure lengths from 107 mm to 100 mm in 36 mm ...

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SICK
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
MPS-T series

Measuring range: 32 mm - 256 mm

... intelligent T-slot position sensor MPS-T position sensors continuously detect the piston position of pneumatic actuators using a direct, non-contact ...

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SICK
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
WPS-MK series

Measuring range: 50 mm - 750 mm

The WPS-MK series is a miniature-draw wire sensors, manufactured by Micro-Epsilon. This product is commonly used in production of high-volume. The new potential structures and cost optimization are made for the users ...

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MICRO-EPSILON
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
WDS-MPM series

Measuring range: 50 mm - 250 mm

The WDS-MPM series by Micro-Epsilon is a miniature draw wire position sensor, which is the ideal equipment for application that requires fast movement and short displacement. It features a capacity to ...

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MICRO-EPSILON
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
WDS-MP/MPW

Measuring range: 100 mm - 1,000 mm

The MP/MPW Draw-Wire Sensors, manufactured by Micro-Epsilon, are generally designed for usage involving industrial and mobile applications. Furthermore, this compact draw-wire displacement sensor, suitable ...

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MICRO-EPSILON
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
LI series

Measuring range: 25 mm - 40,000 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
linear position sensor
Li Q25

... alternative measuring systems. With measuring lengths of up to 2 m, the Li sensors outperform magnetostrictive linear position sensors, which, due to their operating principle, sense ...

tape position sensor
tape position sensor
positape® WBT61

Measuring range: 4,000 mm

The combined displacement and inclination sensor positape® WBT61 determines linear positions up to 4.000 mmm and inclination positions up to +/- 180º. - with magnetic absolute encoder ...

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ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
tape position sensor
tape position sensor
positape® WBT85

Measuring range: 6,000 mm

The combined displacement and inclination sensor positape® WBT85 determines linear positions up to 6.000 mmm and inclination positions up to +/- 180º. - with magnetic absolute encoder ...

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ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
tape position sensor
tape position sensor
positape® WBT21

Measuring range: 20,000 mm

The combined displacement and inclination sensor positape® WBT21 determines linear positions up to 20.000 mmm and inclination positions up to +/- 180º. - with magnetic absolute encoder ...

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ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
linear position sensor
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 ...

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Honeywell Sensing and Internet of Things
linear position sensor
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. ...

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Honeywell Sensing and Internet of Things
rotary position sensor
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 ...

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Honeywell Sensing and Internet of Things
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
BIP series

Measuring range: 0 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 ...

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Balluff GmbH
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
BTL series

Measuring range: 50 mm - 5,000 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 ...

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Balluff GmbH
redundant position sensor
redundant position sensor
BTL7-E504 series

Measuring range: 508 mm - 601 mm
Measuring rate: 500 kHz

... 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 ...

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Balluff GmbH
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
rotary position sensor
rotary position sensor
SV0x series

Measuring range: 12 mm

A category of position sensors, rotary position sensors can measure rotational angles from output voltages. The principle: The rotation to be measured is linked to the ...

linear position sensor
linear position sensor
GT2 series

Measuring range: 12 mm

... containing splashing water or oil. In order to improve robustness - a common problem with contact sensors - careful attention was paid to the structure of the sensor body. The design incorporates a high-strength ...

angular position sensor
angular position sensor
KMZ, X3G series

Our angular sensors include magnetic field sensors, integrated amplifiers, and programmable sensors for applications such as Electric Throttle Control or Steering Angle Sensing. Target ...

rotary position sensor
rotary position sensor
RF series

... the RS sensor IP66 protection for outdoor applications. The mechanical features offered provide for easy installation and removal, even in field conditions. With the multiple packages and angular ranges available, ...

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Parker Electronic Controls Division
angular position sensor
angular position sensor

linear position sensor
linear position sensor
TF1

Measuring range: 1,000 mm

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

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NOVOTECHNIK
rotary position sensor
rotary position sensor
RSA-3200

... truck conveyors place very high demands on the sensor system due to the external application. The very compact angle sensor RSA-3200 offers reliable function under harsh operating conditions. The sensor ...

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NOVOTECHNIK
angular position sensor
angular position sensor
RSA-3200

... truck conveyors place very high demands on the sensor system due to the application environment. The very compact angle sensor RSA-3200 offers reliable function under harsh operating conditions. The sensor ...

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NOVOTECHNIK
mechanical position sensor
mechanical position sensor
MP600 Series

... mechanical position sensors detect one or two positions within a single, compact electromechanical component. Two independent commutations can sense two previously ...

mechanical position sensor
mechanical position sensor
MP600 Series

... mechanical position sensors detect one or two positions within a single, compact electromechanical component. Two independent commutations can sense two previously ...

linear position sensor
linear position sensor
ICT800

The ICT800 Contactless In-Cylinder Linear Transducer combines the best features associated with LVDTs and potentiometers into one rugged, contactless and highly reliable displacement transducer. Measurement range 25-1000mm Small transducer ...

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CURTISS-WRIGHT
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
8719

Measuring range: 50 mm - 900 mm

Potentiometric displacement sensor For precise and linear measurements in large measurement ranges, high resolution, high adjustment speed, protection class IP60, IP65 or IP67 Features •Measuring ranges: between ...

angular position sensor
angular position sensor
88600

... the restricted applications of potentiometric angle sensors. Typical applications: -Position feedback in servo-systems -Zero detectors -Pendulum weighing machines -Cam and butterfly flap positions -Twist ...

rotary position sensor
rotary position sensor
8820

As an angle sensor that is both accurate and economical, this rotary potentiometer is suitable for all types of analog angle measurement up to 350°. Typical fields of application include: Position ...

laser triangulation position sensor
laser triangulation position sensor
LT

Measuring range: 45 mm - 60 mm
Measuring rate: 450, 4.5, 45 Hz

LT Laser •15 mm measuring range •3 µm resolution For applications where a contact gauging sensor is unsuitable, Solartron offers a medium performance Non-Contact Laser Triangulation Transducer. This solution is ...

linear position sensor
linear position sensor
LTH

Measuring range: 2 mm - 200 mm
Measuring rate: 40 kHz

... Diffuse or Specular Modes •Gap time bridging used when measuring parts with holes For applications where a contact gauging sensor or Confocal is unsuitable, Solartron offers a range of high performance or low cost ...

non-contact position sensor
non-contact position sensor
Orbit® Confocal series

Measuring range: 5, 1 µm

... and the flexibility of Solartron Metrology’s Orbit® 3 Digital Measurement System. For applications where a contact gauging sensor is unsuitable, this is a cost efficient non-contact measurement solution that includes ...

draw-wire position sensor
draw-wire position sensor
SX50 series

Measuring range: 50 mm - 1,250 mm

... 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 ...

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WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH
draw-wire position sensor
draw-wire position sensor
SX80 series

Measuring range: 1,000 mm - 3,000 mm

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
draw-wire position sensor
SX120

Measuring range: 3,000 mm - 5,000 mm

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
linear position sensor
linear position sensor
K1G

Measuring range: 0 mm - 15 mm

... optical light. Afterwards a CMOS linear sensor was added as the light-sensitive element to enable visual perception for workpiece position. These functions enable the K1G to detect small variations that ...

linear position sensor
linear position sensor
DI series

Measuring range: 50 mm - 1,000 mm
Measuring rate: 1 Hz - 1,000 Hz

Product Description Magtrol’s line of Displacement Transducers provide contactless measurement of absolute piston position in hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders and other applications. Their robust ...

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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.