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Absolute position sensors

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Absolute position sensors:

posimag® lin: contactless and high-precision magnetic scale position sensors

posimag® lin: contactless and high-precision ...

ASM Sensors: ASM presents the posimag® lin magnetic scale position sensors. This contactless, high-resolution measurment system is resistant to contamination and wear-free – making it suitable for use in challenging environmental...

2024-06-20
Displacement sensors with integrated inclination sensor:

Displacement sensors with integrated ...

ASM Sensors: ASM presents the posiwire® sensors WST61, WST85 and WST21, combining linear position determination and inclination measurement – ensuring easy installation and cost-effectiveness. Telescopic crane booms, transport cranes,...

2024-05-24
Displacement sensor for harsh environments and deflections

Displacement sensor for harsh environments ...

ASM Sensors: Precise linear positioning is an elementary requirement in many mobile machines. The measuring accuracy and reliability of the sensor is essential. Two properties that the ASM positape® WB21 combines in a unique way. The 10 mm...

2024-03-13
Certified Ethernet-APL Solutions

Certified Ethernet-APL Solutions

Pepperl+Fuchs is bringing the process industry into the age of digital automation with Ethernet-APL. The Advanced Physical Layer is based on proven fieldbus cabling and therefore makes use of the widely available infrastructure. The result is...

2023-02-08
Hydrogen as a Solution to the Crises

Hydrogen as a Solution to the Crises

Pepperl+Fuchs: Even a year ago, hydrogen was the saving element in the decarbonization of industry and transport. Since then, an energy crisis has emerged alongside the climate crisis, which could give an additional boost to the development of...

2023-02-07
Rugged Positioning for Driverless Transport Systems

Rugged Positioning for Driverless Transport ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Optical positioning offers incredibly accurate, absolute positioning for driverless transport systems. This raises the question of whether optical tracking can withstand the mechanical challenges of logistics. Our system of rugged...

2023-01-20
Absolute position and speed data for automation and drive technology

Absolute position and speed data for ...

SIKO GmbH: The requirements for sensors used for position detection in automation and drive technology increase with the complexity and performance of the associated machines and systems. The high-resolution, non-contact absolute encoder MSA213K...

2021-11-29
New video from Novotechnik: Rotary position sensors for mobile machinery

New video from Novotechnik: Rotary position ...

Variohm EuroSensor: As mechanisation and automation systems for mobile machinery used in construction, agriculture, municipal and related industries become progressively more sophisticated, the need for fit for purpose position sensor technology...

2021-06-08
Phoenix America’s R2 series absolute rotary position sensors suit heavy duty position feedback tasks

Phoenix America’s R2 series absolute rotary ...

Variohm EuroSensor: R2 series absolute angle sensors from Phoenix America provide accurate and environmentally robust 12-bit resolution position measurement with standard or user-specified output curves from 60⁰ to 360⁰ total range. Available...

2021-05-10
Bourns Introduces Advanced Hybrid Position Sensor Designed for Certain Harsh Environment RS-485-based Applications

Bourns Introduces Advanced Hybrid Position ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, introduced an innovative hybrid position sensor for RS-485-based applications in certain harsh environments. Designed to meet the specifications of heavy-duty applications...

2021-04-29
High-accuracy inclination sensor in robust stainless steel housing

High-accuracy inclination sensor in robust ...

ASM Sensors: The MEMS-based inclination sensor positilt® PTM29 measures inclination in the range of +/-180° with one axis and in the range of +/-60° with two axes. With a linearity deviation of 0.05° and a resolution of 0.001°...

2020-11-10
As small as a finger: Magnetic angle sensor fits into door hinges

As small as a finger: Magnetic angle sensor ...

ASM Sensors: Narrow and slim installation spaces in industrial applications require special sensor designs. Furthermore, these sensors often have to withstand harsh environmental conditions such as humidity, dirt and intensive cleaning processes....

2020-10-12
Small, Robust, Unmatched Accuracy: The New Inclination Sensor positilt® PTM27

Small, Robust, Unmatched Accuracy: The New ...

ASM Sensors: ASM introduces a new inclination sensor that is robust, comes in an ultra-compact housing and provides high accuracy. The new positilt® PTM27 sensor measures inclination in the range of +/-180° with one axis and in the range...

2020-08-12
Combined Displacement and Inclination Sensor posiwire® WST85

Combined Displacement and Inclination Sensor ...

ASM Sensors: In many applications both displacement and inclination must be determined. Usually two different sensors need two be applied to capture both parameters, even if the variables need to be measured at the same spot of the machine. In...

2020-05-27
Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq interface from Balluff

Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq ...

Balluff: The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required. Comprehensive diagnostics functions ensure reliable operation and more efficient...

2020-02-20
Intelligent position measuring system for absolute linear feedback

Intelligent position measuring system for ...

Balluff: With their BMP series Balluff has added a new intelligent displacement sensor which provides not only the absolute position signal for the stroke travel of a piston via IO-Link but also information about the sensor status and the current...

2019-10-23
With IO-Link Interface, Smart Sensor Profile 2 and Condition Monitoring

With IO-Link Interface, Smart Sensor Profile ...

Balluff: The new BML SL1 absolute measuring system from Balluff is the right choice wherever positions and end-of-travel need to be determined with high accuracy, fast and precisely over travel distances of up to 8 meters. Regardless of whether...

2019-09-23
Flat Magnetic Angle Sensors

Flat Magnetic Angle Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the Vert-X 05E Series of magnetic  rotary position sensors with compact, flat housing. Interfaces include analog, SPI and incremental.   The Series is available in single and redundant versions. The...

2019-09-12
Robust Angle Sensors

Robust Angle Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the RSB 3600 Series of absolute single-turn angle sensors. The sensors are non-contact sensors with galvanized steel housing and stainless steel shaft with up to 100 N working shaft load for HD version. They are sealed up to...

2019-06-06
Ultra-flat, Contact-less: Position Sensor for Space-restricted Applications

Ultra-flat, Contact-less: Position Sensor for ..

ASM Sensors presents a contact-less ultra-flat magnetostrictive position sensor for space-restricted applications such as in mobile machines or industrial vehicles. posichronPCFP25 is an absolute, non-contact and wear-free position sensor with...

2019-05-10
Precision sensors for motor feedback

Precision sensors for motor feedback

SIKO GmbH: Interview article: Safety, precision, and a high degree of integration with magnetic sensors for motor feedback systems. In the discussion, Andreas Wiessler, MagLine division head at SIKO, explains what is special about the motor...

2019-05-06
Compact Hollow Shaft Angle Sensor

Compact Hollow Shaft Angle Sensor

Novotechnik introduces the new WAL 340 hollow shaft angle sensor that provides absolute, rotary position. Sensor dimensions are 32 x 39 mm. A unique notch that is built into the housing aids alignment. The WAL 340 has a measurement range of 0 to...

2019-04-18
High-resolution encoder MSA213C for drive technology

High-resolution encoder MSA213C for drive ...

SIKO GmbH: The requirements for sensors used for position detection in automation and drive technology increase with the complexity and performance of the associated machines and systems. A new MSA213C high-resolution absolute sensor from SIKO is...

2019-01-03
Magnetically coded position measurement system BML-SL1

Magnetically coded position measurement ...

Balluff: The new BML SL1 absolute measuring system from Balluff is the right choice wherever positions and end-of-travel need to be determined with high accuracy, fast and precisely over travel distances of up to 8 meters. Regardless of whether...

2018-08-29
Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large Reading Window and Codes Enhance Performance of 2-D System

Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2018-08-03
Absolut Analog Magnetic Scales MXAX and MXAZ

Absolut Analog Magnetic Scales MXAX and MXAZ

Waycon: The MXAX and MXAZ magnetic scales are absolute linear measuring systems for minor linear displacements up to 1250 mm. They’re ideal for harsh environmental conditions (heavy-duty sensor) occurring in commercial vehicles with...

2018-01-09
Prototype of motor feedback sensor unveiled at sps ipc drives 2017

Prototype of motor feedback sensor unveiled ...

SIKO GmbH, the measurement equipment manufacturer from Buchenbach, took an unusual step at exhibition stand 300 in hall 4a of sps ipc drives 2017 in presenting the disguised prototype of a sensor for motor feedback applications that is still under...

2017-11-28
Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2017-11-21
Motor Feedback – absolute measurement!

Motor Feedback – absolute measurement!

SIKO GmbH: The measurement of motor feedback is particularly important for large three-phase motors or torque motors. Now, with the MSAC501 absolute sensor, SIKO offers a truly absolute solution for precisely this application. The exact sensor...

2017-07-28
Z-Series Magnetic Marker Types For Angle Sensor Applications

Z-Series Magnetic Marker Types For Angle ...

Novotechnik introduces a selection of four magnetic marker types designed to suit various mounting applications for their RFC— and RFD— Series of touchless rotary angle sensors that provide absolute, rotary position. These two sensor...

2017-06-27
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