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MTS introduces Temposonics A-Series Linear Encoder
September 17, 2014

MTS introduces Temposonics A-Series Linear Encoder

The sensor includes both an incremental interface and absolute Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI) output in a single sensor housing.

MTS announces Temposonics Model GTE magnetostrictive sensor
September 17, 2014

MTS announces Temposonics Model GTE magnetostrictive sensor

Model GTE embedded magnetostrictive sensor is specified to operate at temperatures as high as 85 degrees centigrade and features a dual redundant output.

MTS Sensors enhances R-Series Sensors
November 21, 2011

MTS Sensors enhances R-Series Sensors

Enhancements include a detached electronics housing that allows electronics to be removed from harsh environments.

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MTS Sensors announces R-Series position sensors
November 18, 2011

MTS Sensors announces R-Series position sensors

The R-series has an EtherNet/IP interface to connect with control devices that use the EtherNet/IP protocol.

MTS Introduces 90 Degree Mount for level transmitters
January 12, 2011

MTS Introduces 90 Degree Mount for level transmitters

The 90-deg mounting option is designed to relocate the single-cavity, explosion-proof housing from directly on top of the standard industrial pipe to being offset from the pipe at 90 degrees.

November 03, 2010

MTS Sensors adds Ethernet/IP Interface to R Series sensors

Offering this interface on its R-Series models enables connectivity with a large installed base of control devices that utilize the EtherNet/IP protocol.

MTS Extends R-Series Linear-Position Sensor
August 16, 2010

MTS Extends R-Series Linear-Position Sensor

Temposonics Model RF position sensor now has measuring ranges up to 20 meters.

Position Sensors work in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Application
May 03, 2010

Position Sensors work in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Application

MTS linear-position sensors ensure uniform distribution of metal coatings at Fontaine Engineering.

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MTS Sensors adds tough housing to Linear-Position Sensors
April 29, 2010

MTS Sensors adds tough housing to Linear-Position Sensors

For R-Series and G-Series sensors, the SSH housing is hermetically sealed and made of stainless steel, meeting the requirements of protection modes IP 68 and IP 69K.

MTS Sensors releases R-Series linear-position sensor with POWERLINK
November 16, 2009

MTS Sensors releases R-Series linear-position sensor with POWERLINK

The R-Series Ethernet POWERLINK sensor offers high performance with the reduced cabling and lower overall system cost provided by Industrial Ethernet.

MTS shrinks Temposonics MS mobile hydraulic sensor
October 28, 2009

MTS shrinks Temposonics MS mobile hydraulic sensor

MTS reduced the length from 2.5 to 1.44 in., enabling the linear-position sensor to fit into even tighter package spaces.

MTS announces Model CR rod & cylinder sensor
September 24, 2009

MTS announces Model CR rod & cylinder sensor

Model CR integrates a sensor inside a rugged thick steel mechanical package, which protects the sensor electronics from mechanical and environmental damage.

MTS obtains Canadian Registration for Level Plus level transmitters
December 15, 2008

MTS obtains Canadian Registration for Level Plus level transmitters

Level Plus transmitters are classified as a pressure fitting and require the CRN when installed in pressure vessels over 15 psi in Canada.

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MTS adds M12 connector to hydraulic sensor
October 21, 2008

MTS adds M12 connector to hydraulic sensor

M12 integrated connector system can be flush-mounted on the side of cylinders containing the Temposonics Model MS linear-position sensor.

MTS announces sensor test kit for hydraulic cylinders
October 16, 2008

MTS announces sensor test kit for hydraulic cylinders

Portable test kit for CAN protocol versions of M-series linear position sensors assist cylinder manufacturers and equipment OEMs to verify functionality of the sensors after they are installed.

MTS level transmitters certified AMS Aware
October 14, 2008

MTS level transmitters certified AMS Aware

Level Plus Model MR liquid-level transmitters are AMS aware, meaning that they work in tandem with Emerson's AMS Suite.

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MTS supplies sensors for high wall mining
September 22, 2008

MTS supplies sensors for high wall mining

The sensors replace externally mounted pressure switches, infrared switches, and string potentiometers because magnetostrictive technology proved to be more durable and reliable.

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MTS level sensors monitor petroleum shipments for Truman Arnold
August 25, 2008

MTS level sensors monitor petroleum shipments for Truman Arnold

MTS is providing MG Level Plus liquid-level wireless transmitters to Truman Arnold Companies of Caddo Mills, Texas, to measure and monitor daily shipments of more than one million gallons of petroleum.

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MTS Sensors used in sawmill motion control
March 13, 2008

MTS Sensors used in sawmill motion control

Temposonics R-Series sensors play a key role in a number of motion control applications throughout the Centralia Sawmill in Centralia, WA.

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MTS publishes brochure on mobile hydraulic sensors
March 12, 2008

MTS publishes brochure on mobile hydraulic sensors

Product selector guide covers the entire mobile hydraulics line of Temponsonics sensors.

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MTS redesigns Temposonics MT sensor for hydraulic lines
March 12, 2008

MTS redesigns Temposonics MT sensor for hydraulic lines

Temposonics MT magnetostrictive position sensor can be embedded in welded and tierod style cylinders or any space-limited cylinder application with its diameter of 48mm.

MTS Sensors develops integrated connector for mobile cylinder applications
January 10, 2008

MTS Sensors develops integrated connector for mobile cylinder applications

The connector system, a patent-pending design, is customized to ease assembly of the sensor into the cylinder and provide a robust electrical connection between the vehicle cable harness and the cylinder/sensor assembly.

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MTS Sensors adds web monitoring to Level Plus tank level sensors
January 09, 2008

MTS Sensors adds web monitoring to Level Plus tank level sensors

Solution allows customers to monitor tank levels via the Web, eliminating the need to run conduit or cable from remote tanks to the control room.

November 26, 2007

MTS Sensors announces Modbus tank level display

Side Tank Indicator for storage tanks works with the company's Level Plus MG transmitter with Modbus interface.

MTS Sensors work in Friction Stir Welding system
October 10, 2007

MTS Sensors work in Friction Stir Welding system

R-Series SSI encoder position sensors are used in the ISTIR Advanced Friction Stir Welding development system.

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MTS enhances MG level sensor with temperature capabilities
October 02, 2007

MTS enhances MG level sensor with temperature capabilities

With additional temperature measurement points, Model MG meets API requirements for custody transfer.

Rapid Controls develops displays for Temposonics sensors
September 12, 2007

Rapid Controls develops displays for Temposonics sensors

TDD-C4 and TDD-C32 displays supply power to C-Series sensors, include cabling that is compatible, and provide engineering unit output in inches and millimeters.

June 20, 2007

MTS expands R-Series linear position sensors

Enhancements to the R-Series flex sensor include higher performance, LEDs, circuit protection, external programmability, and longer stroke capability for hydraulic cylinder applications.

MTS Sensors releases Liquid-Level Sensor Catalog
May 31, 2007

MTS Sensors releases Liquid-Level Sensor Catalog

The catalog covers sensors for liquid-level applications such as oil and gas, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical.

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MTS introduces redundant G-Series position sensor
May 15, 2007

MTS introduces redundant G-Series position sensor

Temposonics GT sensor measures linear position by means of two or three identical systems in a single compact sensor housing.

April 24, 2007

MTS Sensors work in pharmaceutical applications

MTS is supplying its E- and C-Series Temposonics magnetostrictive sensors to the pharmaceutical industry for processing and packaging applications.

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MTS introduces LLH Sanitary Level Sensors
April 24, 2007

MTS introduces LLH Sanitary Level Sensors

LLH sensors provide fast response, a variety of output options, and a design that meets sanitary specifications for the pharmaceutical industry.

MTS releases ML Level Sensors for machinery
March 27, 2007

MTS releases ML Level Sensors for machinery

ML housings come in a range of materials to accommodate applications in a wide variety of fluids that are part of heavy production equipment, including hydraulic oil and cooling water. Applications include the steel production, wood processing and form and fabrication industries.

MTS releases R-Series SSI encoder position sensor for CNC
March 27, 2007

MTS releases R-Series SSI encoder position sensor for CNC

R-Series SSI encoder position sensor has fast data processing and more accurate sensing for servo control applications. It has the same absolute serial encoder interface that is widely used in computer numerically controlled (CNC) and motion controls in factory automation applications.

MTS sensor helps brake Bugatti Veyron
March 07, 2007

MTS sensor helps brake Bugatti Veyron

MTS adapted its mobile hydraulic (Model MS) Temposonics magnetostrictive sensor for use in the Bugatti Veyron high-end passenger car, the world's fastest street-legal motor vehicle.

February 26, 2007

MTS Sensors publishes linear position sensor catalog

Temposonics catalog for the fluid power industry covers R-Series products for motion control applications and G-Series products for upgrading and retrofitting legacy Temposonics products.

MTS develops AMS device driver for M-Series analog sensor
February 20, 2007

MTS develops AMS device driver for M-Series analog sensor

The AMS driver allows access to internal data registers and provides control of all devices on an Ethernet network. The software enables the MR sensors to communicate directly with the control system by transforming liquid-level data, as well as various other internal data registers, into a format that can be interpreted by the controller.

MTS Systems redesigns sensors website
February 16, 2007

MTS Systems redesigns sensors website

The website has a global look and feel, and top and left-hand navigation menus that make the site easy to use while retaining quick access to information and downloads. Content is customized for each region, maintaining the local business culture of each major geographical region.

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MTS Sensors measure stroke in machine fixture set-up clamps
January 05, 2007

MTS Sensors measure stroke in machine fixture set-up clamps

Providing accurate measurement of stroke, an embedded C-Series continuous position sensor located inside the electric, hydraulic or pneumatic actuator of a clamp ensures that a variety of parts can be clamped down in the proper position without sensor readjustment.

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Sensors from MTS ease tank cleaning process in dairy processing
December 07, 2006

Sensors from MTS ease tank cleaning process in dairy processing

M-Series sensors are being used by dairy manufacturers to provide accurate level and temperature measurement for clean-in-place tanks. The sensor's accuracy enables manufacturers to quickly clean their system thoroughly and responsibly in compliance with industry regulations on the cleaning of dairy processing equipment.

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MTS Sensors provide level measurement in European fuel barges
November 14, 2006

MTS Sensors provide level measurement in European fuel barges

M-Series sensors are being used to increase the safety and efficiency of international coastal shipping between European nations. The highly accurate magnetostrictive level sensors provide precise measurements of hazardous materials being carried by fuel barges as required by the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN).

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MTS sensors help NASCAR teams race faster
October 30, 2006

MTS sensors help NASCAR teams race faster

MTS is supplying Temposonics position sensors to the K-RIG, a high performance data acquisition system that provides detailed information about NASCAR suspension systems. Designed by Livingston & Haven, the K-RIG uses the sensors in a racing simulator that is significantly more affordable than other simulators on the market, and is used by the top racing teams in NASCAR.

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MTS Sensors provide level measurements for BP storage tanks
October 25, 2006

MTS Sensors provide level measurements for BP storage tanks

Using the flexible M-Series sensors to fit 45 to 60-ft. tall vessels, the sensors provide both tank level and temperature measurement of flammable liquids. With a rugged design, the M-Series enables BP to monitor light oils, diesel fuels, and gasoline at various locations throughout the United States.

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MTS level sensors make bottle filling easier
October 23, 2006

MTS level sensors make bottle filling easier

M-Series sensors are currently being used to monitor liquid level in filler bowls—holding tanks that are used for gravity feed flow control for the dispensing of liquids into bottles or containers. The solution combines the magnetostrictive sensors with a sanitary pipe assembly and a tri-clamp flange that have been certified as 3-A compliant.

MTS position sensor seals out wet environments
October 19, 2006

MTS position sensor seals out wet environments

C-Series Core Sensor has a three-wire option that offers an alternative to high-cost sealed cables by replacing the connector and cover with three discrete wires that allow sealing against the wire insulation instead of a cable jacket. A simple grommet can then be used to provide tight water sealing.

MTS announces rugged, programmable analog linear sensor
September 25, 2006

MTS announces rugged, programmable analog linear sensor

Temposonics R-Series includes fully programmable dual channel outputs for simultaneous position and velocity, or dual magnet position, all within the same compact sensor envelope. With a variety of housing and mounting options, the R-Series analog sensor is ideal for industrial applications, especially harsh environments where EMI, shock and vibration are factors.

MTS Sensors catalog covers linear position sensors
August 01, 2006

MTS Sensors catalog covers linear position sensors

Featuring the R-, G-, and E-Series sensors, the catalog highlights the company’s significant capabilities for the wood, plastic, paper, machine tool, and other industrial markets. This includes a wide range of accessories to aid the application of Temposonics magnetostrictive sensors, as well as new programming and diagnostic tools created especially for the latest R- and G-Series sensors.

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Enhanced testing facilities at MTS ensure sensor accuracy and quality
July 26, 2006

Enhanced testing facilities at MTS ensure sensor accuracy and quality

MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has enhanced the testing process for its sensing elements and decreased lead times for its USDT II sensors with new testing facilities at its factory.

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New IP67 housing for position sensor from MTS
July 17, 2006

New IP67 housing for position sensor from MTS

MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has expanded its housing options for the C-Series sensors. The new housing options allow for exposed use by offering a new version that is lighter weight, less intrusive, and offers IP67 environmental protection.

MTS provides local displays for multi-tank level monitoring applications
July 11, 2006

MTS provides local displays for multi-tank level monitoring applications

Lion Tank Level and Multi-Tank Level Monitoring HMI Modbus RTUs are customized display panels that provide vital storage information on temperature, volume, interface, and level. The display screens are positioned at the bottom of the tanks and can be customized for 4-, 8-, or 16-tank systems for petroleum tank farms, pipeline terminals, or fuel depots.

MTS Sensors improve cooling process reliability in heat exchange applications
July 10, 2006

MTS Sensors improve cooling process reliability in heat exchange applications

MTS Systems Corp., Sensors Division’s C- and G-Series sensors are now being utilized in heat exchange applications as a means of measuring and ensuring the proper amount of cooling fluid in the system.

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Low-cost magnetostrictive position sensor
July 06, 2006

Low-cost magnetostrictive position sensor

The D-series sensor is a low-cost displacement sensor with Temposonics® magnetostrictive sensing technology. The D-Series sensor utilizes MTS’ patented non-contact sensing technology with the highest possible durability in linear positioning.

New Position Sensors handle severe shock and vibration
June 29, 2006

New Position Sensors handle severe shock and vibration

Rugged versions of the R-Series and G-Series magnetostrictive linear position sensor products are ideal for the most extreme application environments, such as those found in materials testing and the production of metal, wood and plastic products.

Position sensor works with industrial Ethernet
June 26, 2006

Position sensor works with industrial Ethernet

The EtherCAT sensor, short for 'Ethernet for Control Automation Technology,' is an innovative interface for industrial Ethernet that provides the fastest, most deterministic industrial networking possible using the base Ethernet physical layer.

MTS' Liquid-Level Sensors Used to Improve Efficiency of Railroad Fuel Management Systems
May 16, 2006

MTS' Liquid-Level Sensors Used to Improve Efficiency of Railroad Fuel Management Systems

The sensors replace outdated manual gauge- and fuel flow-reading processes that cost railroads time, money and personnel. The new automated fuel management systems provide railroads the ability to better manage fuel inventories and reduce labor demands.

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April 04, 2006

Authorized MTS Service Centers Now Certified For Next-Generation Temposonics® Product Repair and Support

These experienced Temposonics® repair centers are also authorized, full-service MTS Sensors distributors for the Temposonics product line, specializing in fluid power and controls and offering comprehensive applications, field support, and products.

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MTS Introduces  High Performance Magnetostrictive Position Sensor
March 29, 2006

MTS Introduces High Performance Magnetostrictive Position Sensor

R-Series Synchronous Serial encoder (SSI) Interface position sensor includes options for synchronized 7500 kHz update rates and position accuracy as low as +/-20 microns (+/-0.0008 in.) The SSI comes standard with an IP 67 housing (IP 68 with integral cable), as well as ATEX-approved explosion-proof and NEMA 4X optional housings.



MTS Systems introduces Liquid Level Sensor
March 20, 2006

MTS Systems introduces Liquid Level Sensor

MC420 Liquid-Level sensor has simplified the process of implementing a liquid-level sensor for applications such as water treatment, petrochemical and chemical processing. The MC420 is available in a variety of pre-determined lengths, is packaged with its own float, and is shipped with its own magnet to allow for easy two-step calibration.

February 23, 2006

MTS Sensors Now Offers Field Service Surveys, Training, Installation

MTS has expanded the services offered to existing and potential new customers to assist them in specifying, installing and maintaining level sensors in a wide variety of applications. For a reasonable fee, MTS will offer a site survey and pre-sale specification; evaluation and recommendations for the upgrade path; on-site training and hands-on training at the factory; installation and commissioning; scheduled periodic maintenance; and factory-authorized repair service.

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MTS introduces small, flexible Magnetostrictive Position Sensor
January 18, 2006

MTS introduces small, flexible Magnetostrictive Position Sensor

Featuring a new face and side sealing on the core plastic housing, the Flexible C-Series provides a greater versatility in installation options such as rotating shafts, balances, steering assemblies and other applications where less than 270 degrees of rotation needs to be monitored.

November 08, 2005

MTS Introduces Smallest Liquid-Level C-Series Sensor

CARY, N.C. — MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has developed a new magnetostrictive liquid-level C-Series sensor based on patented Temposonics® technology. This new small sensor is designed for use in OEM and consumer products such as washing machines, dishwashers and other level applications where a [...]

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November 04, 2005

MTS Receives 3-A Sanitary Standards and 3-A Accepted Practices Verification

CARY, N.C. — MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has met the third party verification inspection requirement for use of the 3-A symbol on its M-Series Level Sensor after a strict audit was conducted to ensure designs and manufacturing processes met 3-A standard 74-03 requirements. “We are very pleased to be [...]

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MTS Expands Line of Liquid Level Sensors
November 03, 2005

MTS Expands Line of Liquid Level Sensors

CARY, N.C. — MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has expanded its family of magnetostrictive level sensors by combining the MTS expertise in linear position measurement electronics with the application knowledge of thousands of liquid level installations around the world. These new level sensors provide faster [...]

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MTS Sensors Now Offers NEMA 4X-Rated Housings for its Temposonics® R-Series and G-Series “Rod-Style” Sensor Models
October 28, 2005

MTS Sensors Now Offers NEMA 4X-Rated Housings for its Temposonics® R-Series and G-Series “Rod-Style” Sensor Models

CARY, N.C. (October 24, 2005)— MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division now offers NEMA 4X-rated housings for its Temposonics® R-Series and G-Series “rod-style” sensor models, making them ideal for use in sanitary & washdown environments. The new housing means the sensors still provide the same proven [...]

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MTS’ New Level Sensors Offer Faster Response, Output Options
October 28, 2005

MTS’ New Level Sensors Offer Faster Response, Output Options

CARY, N.C. (October 24, 2005) — MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has expanded its family of magnetostrictive level sensors by combining the MTS expertise in linear position measurement electronics with the application knowledge of thousands of liquid level installations around the world. These new level sensors [...]

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October 28, 2005

MTS Receives 3-A Sanitary Standards and 3-A Accepted Practices Verification

CARY, N.C. (October 24, 2005) — MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has met the third party verification inspection requirement for use of the 3-A symbol on its M-Series Level Sensor after a strict audit was conducted to ensure designs and manufacturing processes met 3-A standard 74-03 requirements. “We are [...]

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MTS Sensors Adds Gradient Upload Capability to Lowest Cost Magnetostrictive Sensor
October 04, 2005

MTS Sensors Adds Gradient Upload Capability to Lowest Cost Magnetostrictive Sensor

CARY, N.C. – (October 4, 2005) — MTS Sensors further enhances its E-Series of Temposonics® magnetostrictive position sensors by adding a gradient upload capability to its digital pulse output model EP2. Because it allows for automatic upload of the sensor-scaling factor and therefore automatic calibration, [...]

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MTS Introduces Temposonics® Position Sensors Optimized for Forest Products Industry
June 30, 2005

MTS Introduces Temposonics® Position Sensors Optimized for Forest Products Industry

ATLANTA – Forest Products Machinery and Equipment Expo Booth #654 — MTS Sensors’ G-Series and R-Series sensors, the latest innovations in the Temposonics® family of magnetostrictive position sensors, are optimized to directly benefit customers in the wood products industry, as well as other applications [...]

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MTS Sensors Delivers New Product Selector Guide for Linear Position Sensors
June 14, 2005

MTS Sensors Delivers New Product Selector Guide for Linear Position Sensors

CARY, N.C. – June 14, 2005 – MTS Sensors has developed a new Product Selector Guide for its recently updated Temposonics® family of industrial linear position sensors. The Product Selector Guide offers a side-by-side comparison of the R-Series, G-Series and E-Series linear position sensors based on direct [...]

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MTS Expands Tank Level Monitoring Panel Options
June 08, 2005

MTS Expands Tank Level Monitoring Panel Options

CARY, N.C. (June 8, 2005) — MTS Sensors Division has expanded its fuel-level monitoring system for use with its Model MG magnetostrictive liquid level sensors. Developed primarily for monitoring of above ground storage tank (AST) farms, the stand-alone human-machine interface (HMI) monitoring system for tank gauging [...]

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MTS Offers IP67 Housing for C-Series Linear Position Sensor
May 05, 2005

MTS Offers IP67 Housing for C-Series Linear Position Sensor

CARY, N.C (May 5, 2005) ¡X MTS Sensors introduces new IP67 housing options for the C-Series modular linear-position sensor. The IP67 housing is ideal for applications subjected to dust, moisture and other environmental conditions that can interfere with operation. Particularly well suited for small- to mid-volume [...]

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MTS Sensors Introduces Mobile Hydraulic Position Sensors
March 15, 2005

MTS Sensors Introduces Mobile Hydraulic Position Sensors

LAS VEGAS – CONEXPO/IFPE Booth #S13731 (March 15, 2005) — Building on the success of its Temposonics MH position sensor, MTS Sensors is introducing a comprehensive line of mobile hydraulic position sensors. Beginning with an enhanced version of the existing MH sensor, the M-Series sensors family will also [...]

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MTS Sensors Develops New, Expanded and Easier to Use Sensors Solution Web Site
March 10, 2005

MTS Sensors Develops New, Expanded and Easier to Use Sensors Solution Web Site

CHICAGO – National Manufacturing Week Booth #2219 – (March 7, 2005) — MTS Sensors Division has launched a newly-created Web site that allows visitors to browse the company’s sensor products and application offerings in a user-friendly Web format. Through this site, www.mtssensors.com, engineers can [...]

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MTS Sensors Adds Fieldbus Outputs and Mechanical Installation Options to New Temposonics® R-Series Product Family
March 07, 2005

MTS Sensors Adds Fieldbus Outputs and Mechanical Installation Options to New Temposonics® R-Series Product Family

CHICAGO – National Manufacturing Week Booth #2219 – (March 7, 2005) — MTS Sensors’ R-Series sensor, the latest innovation in the Temposonics® family of magnetostrictive position sensors, is now offered with standard Fieldbus outputs. The R-Series is also now available in flexible (RF) sensing [...]

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MTS Offers New Liquid-level Sensor for Underground Storage Tanks
March 03, 2005

MTS Offers New Liquid-level Sensor for Underground Storage Tanks

CARY, N.C. (March 3, 2005) — MTS Sensors Division has launched the Model USTD II liquid-level sensor for leak detection and inventory monitoring of underground storage tanks. Expanding the company’s extensive line of magnetostrictive sensors, the robust Model USTD II is the pioneering Underground Storage Tank [...]

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MTS Temposonics® Unveils the World's Smallest Magnetostrictive Sensor
February 15, 2005

MTS Temposonics® Unveils the World's Smallest Magnetostrictive Sensor

CARY, N.C. and LUDENSCHEID, GERMANY (February 15, 2005) ¡X MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division has developed the new Temposonics„¥ C-Series linear-position sensor, incorporating the latest in magnetostrictive sensor technology to produce the world¡¦s smallest magnetostrictive position sensor. [...]

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MTS Temposonics® Introduces Rod & Cylinder Style Magnetostrictive Sensor
November 12, 2004

MTS Temposonics® Introduces Rod & Cylinder Style Magnetostrictive Sensor

CARY, N.C. (November 12, 2004) — MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division recently developed a unique “rod & cylinder” style linear sensor for hydraulic and pneumatic cylinder and machine positioning applications. Designated the Temposonics® ER Sensor, this design represents the newest addition to the [...]

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MTS Offers Free Set-up Software With Data Logging Capability for MTS Level Gauge
October 09, 2004

MTS Offers Free Set-up Software With Data Logging Capability for MTS Level Gauge

CARY, N.C. (October 5, 2004) — MTS Sensors announces a free upgrade to its liquid level gauge set-up software available for download at www.mtslevelsensors.com . The MG version 3.00 software for DDA or Modbus digital sensors offers several enhanced features including data logging and analysis via Excel documents and [...]

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MTS MG Series Liquid Level Sensors Receive ATEX Approval
October 09, 2004

MTS MG Series Liquid Level Sensors Receive ATEX Approval

CARY, N.C. (October 5, 2004) — Maintaining worldwide approvals for its liquid level sensor products, MTS Sensors announces ATEX approval for its MG Series liquid level gauges. The ATEX approval signifies that MG Series sensors may be sold and used worldwide as an intrinsically safe device. With the use of a separate [...]

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MTS Provides Slave LCD Interface Terminal to Monitor Liquid Level Data
October 08, 2004

MTS Provides Slave LCD Interface Terminal to Monitor Liquid Level Data

CARY, N.C. (October 5, 2004) — MTS Sensors Division announced the availability of a new Slave LCD operator interface terminal for use with its digital MG Series liquid level sensors. Designated the CL01 Slave LCD Interface Terminal, the device is a LCD readout screen with expanded keypad functionality. The CL01 [...]

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MTS Develops Next Generation Position Sensor For Tempsonics® Family
September 30, 2004

MTS Develops Next Generation Position Sensor For Tempsonics® Family

CARY, N.C. (September 30, 2004) — MTS Sensors recently unveiled the new R-Series sensor as the latest innovation in the Temposonics® family of magnetostrictive position sensors. The next generation R-Series is a digitally-based “smart” sensor featuring enhanced output capabilities and improved sensing [...]

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MTS Sensors Announces A Free Upgrade To Its Liquid Level Gauge Set-Up Software
July 23, 2004

MTS Sensors Announces A Free Upgrade To Its Liquid Level Gauge Set-Up Software

Version 2.08 set-up software helps facilitate fast start-ups CARY, N.C. (July 23, 2004) — MTS Sensors announces a free upgrade to its liquid level gauge set-up software available at www.mtslevelsensors.com . The MG version 2.08 set-up software for DDA digital sensors offers several enhanced features including [...]

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July 09, 2004

MTS Expands Temposonics Sensors Line with G-Series

Temposonics Users Upgrade To Next Generation Technology CARY, N.C. (July 9, 2004) — Providing a cost-effective upgrade to its Temposonics® line of magnetostrictive position sensors, MTS Sensors announces that its new G-Series is backward compatible with existing L-Series and Tempo II Series sensors. This [...]

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MTS Introduces All-Metal CSP Sensor For Commercial Applications
September 29, 2003

MTS Introduces All-Metal CSP Sensor For Commercial Applications

CARY, N.C. (September 23, 2003) — MTS Sensors, the leader in magnetostrictive position and level sensors, introduces a new model to its CSP family of commercial linear position sensors. The CSPR, all-metal sensor is IP67 rated for use in rugged commercial and equipment applications where repeatability and accuracy are [...]

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MTS Sensors New Magnetostrictive Position Sensor Integrates Electronics Within IP67 Housing
September 29, 2003

MTS Sensors New Magnetostrictive Position Sensor Integrates Electronics Within IP67 Housing

CARY, N.C. (September 23, 2003) — MTS Sensors unveils its new CSPI (integrated) magnetostrictive position sensor at ICUEE, in Louisville, KY, September, 2003. Designed for rugged linear position sensing applications, the CSPI sensor incorporates all its electronics within an IP67 rated metal housing. This simplifies [...]

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MTS Sensors Offers Commercial Magnetostrictive Sensor for Liquid Level Applications
July 03, 2003

MTS Sensors Offers Commercial Magnetostrictive Sensor for Liquid Level Applications

CARY, N.C. (July 2, 2003) — Expanding its magnetostrictive sensor application offerings, MTS Sensors provides the CSPR sensor for liquid level applications. The IP 65 or IP 67 rated devices provide a greater degree of intelligence to products that may have only used level switches in the past. “These [...]

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MTS Introduces Lowest Cost Magnetostrictive Sensor in the Market
April 15, 2003

MTS Introduces Lowest Cost Magnetostrictive Sensor in the Market

CARY, N.C. (April 14, 2003) — MTS Systems Corp. Sensors Division announced the introduction of the EP2 low-cost magnetostrictive position sensor. The modular EP2 is a complete position sensor equipped with pre-assembled, shielded wire connections and electronics in a small, robust package that is ideal for specialty [...]

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MTS Introduces Low-Level Liquid Sensor Float for Pharmaceutical Applications

MTS Introduces Low-Level Liquid Sensor Float for Pharmaceutical Applications

CARY, N.C. (March 31, 2003) — Expanding its product offerings for the pharmaceutical industry, MTS Sensors introduced a stainless steel, low lift-off float at Interphex 2003 in New York, NY, March 30. The new float design, paired with MTS’ M-Series digital or analog magnetostrictive sensor provides accurate liquid level [...]

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MTS Sensors Provides Direct Mount Transmitter Display for Pharmaceutical Sensors

MTS Sensors Provides Direct Mount Transmitter Display for Pharmaceutical Sensors

CARY, N.C. (March 31, 2003) — MTS Sensors Division, announces a new direct mount LCD transmitter display system designed for its sanitary Level PlusÒ M-Series digital sensors for pharmaceutical applications. The display directly mounts to the top of each sensor for quick in-field readout of level and/or volume [...]

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MTS Hires Manager to Head Newly Formed Mobile Hydraulics Market Focus

MTS Hires Manager to Head Newly Formed Mobile Hydraulics Market Focus

CARY, N.C. (March 18, 2003) — MTS Sensors Corp, the originator of magenetostrictive sensing technology, announces the appointment of Fred Emanie to the newly formed position of Mobile Hydraulics Manager. MTS has recently established a mobile hydraulics market focus geared toward off-highway machinery and equipment [...]

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MTS Sensors-Floatless Sensors Provide Low Cost Fluid Level Measurement in Automotive Applications

MTS Sensors-Floatless Sensors Provide Low Cost Fluid Level Measurement in Automotive Applications

CARY, NC (March 3, 2003) — MTS, the originators of Temposonics non-contact linear displacement measurement technology, announces a new continuous level sensing technology, SEF or Shaped Electromagnetic Field as an alternative to resistive float and arm devices. SEF-based sensors offer floatless operation, absolute [...]

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MTS Introduces CSPR Sensor for Automotive Applications

MTS Introduces CSPR Sensor for Automotive Applications

CARY, N.C. (March 3, 2003) — MTS Sensors Division introduced the CSPR remote electronics sensors at the SAE 2003 World Congress in Detroit, MI, March 3, 2003. The robust, small sized sensors are designed to provide accurate position sensing with a small footprint, while electronics are located remotely. The sensors are [...]

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MTS Sensors Launches New Web Site for Medical Equipment Designers

MTS Sensors Launches New Web Site for Medical Equipment Designers

CARY, N.C. (February 27, 2003) — MTS Sensors Corp. announced it has launched a new section of its Web site designed to serve medical equipment and device designers. MTS is expanding by exploring new ways to use magnetostrictive technology for medical position and level sensing applications. The Web site may be accessed [...]

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MTS Sensors Introduces Mobile Hydraulic Cylinder Position Sensor

MTS Sensors Introduces Mobile Hydraulic Cylinder Position Sensor

CARY, N.C. (February 6, 2003) — Expanding its line of Temposonics® position sensors, MTS Sensors Corp. has announced the introduction of a new product to meet the needs of the mobile hydraulics market. The new MH magnetostrictive position sensor is ideal for use inside mobile hydraulic cylinders applied to on- and [...]

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MTS Stand Alone LCD Interface Terminal for Level Plus Data

MTS Stand Alone LCD Interface Terminal for Level Plus Data

CARY, N.C. (January 13, 2003) — MTS Sensors Division announced the availability of a new LCD operator interface terminal for use with its Level Plus® Digital (MG) liquid level sensors. Designated the CL01 LCD Interface Terminal, the device is a stand-alone LCD readout screen with expanded keypad functionality. The CL01 [...]

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MTS Introduces New Float/Weight Design for Low Level Liquid Sensing

MTS Introduces New Float/Weight Design for Low Level Liquid Sensing

CARY, N.C. (October 21, 2002) — MTS Sensors has enhanced its line of liquid level sensor accessories by introducing a new float and weight combination designed to detect liquid levels as low as 1.25” in long flex gauges up to 60 feet. By reducing the height of its 11-pound weight, the flexible sensing element may rest [...]

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MTS Sensors Introduces a One-Inch Flexible Outer Pipe For M-Series Digital Level Gauge

MTS Sensors Introduces a One-Inch Flexible Outer Pipe For M-Series Digital Level Gauge

CARY, NC (October 21, 2002) — Offering engineers a strong and flexible outer pipe for level sensing, MTS Systems Corporation, Sensors Division, introduces a one-inch flexible pipe for its M-Series Digital level gauge. Designed for industrial use in above ground storage tanks for petrochemicals and fuels, the one-inch [...]

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MTS Sensor Added to HART Protocol Library for Increased Process Control Communications

MTS Sensor Added to HART Protocol Library for Increased Process Control Communications

CARY, N.C. (October 21 ,2002) — Providing process engineers with a greater ability to integrate process communications, MTS Systems Corporation, Sensors Division, has announced that HART® Scientific offers a device driver designed to communicate with MTS’ M-Series analog liquid level gauges. HART, a maker of [...]

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MTS Introduces Velocity Output Option for its Temposonics Profibus DP Position Sensor

MTS Introduces Velocity Output Option for its Temposonics Profibus DP Position Sensor

CARY, NC (March 18, 2002) — Known for its high-speed fieldbus interface, the Temposonics® R Series Profibus DP sensors now include a simultaneous position and velocity sensing capability. Like all R Series products, the Profibus sensors feature the same high-resolution output capability within the standard sensor [...]

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