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Linear Position Sensors / Switches

March 08, 2019

Zaber introduces LSA-V Series of vacuum compatible miniature linear stages

Zaber devices allow daisy-chaining in a vacuum chamber, decreasing cables and clutter. Only four feedthrough wires are required to control all devices in the daisy-chain via serial port.

H2W Technologies introduces VCS06-010-BS-01-MXY voice coil driven, XY positioning stage
March 08, 2019

H2W Technologies introduces VCS06-010-BS-01-MXY voice coil driven, XY positioning stage

The stage utilizes a custom low-profile design that utilizes an electromagnetic circuit design. The motor has a two-axis planar coil assembly that interacts with a common magnetic circuit.

Alliance Sensors Group releases LZ-19 Series linear position sensors
March 07, 2019

Alliance Sensors Group releases LZ-19 Series linear position sensors

These LVITs are offered in nominal full scale ranges from 2.5 to 750 mm (0.1 to 30 inches) with stroke-to-body-length ratios such that the overall length for most sensors is 25 mm (1 inch) or less greater than the linear range of the unit.

Zaber introduces X-LSM-SV vacuum compatible linear stages
March 05, 2019

Zaber introduces X-LSM-SV vacuum compatible linear stages

The X-LSM-SV is designed with vacuum compatible materials to minimize outgassing and allow for faster pump down times. Zaber devices allow daisy-chaining in a vacuum chamber, decreasing cables and clutter.

Novotechnik releases TF1 Series of touchless position sensors
February 28, 2019

Novotechnik releases TF1 Series of touchless position sensors

TF1 Series consists of an inductively coupled position marker attached to a moving rod/piece of the user’s application that requires a position measurement and the sensor with operational and programming status LEDs.

NewTek Sensor Solutions introduces M-375 Miniature LVDT Linear Position Sensors
February 21, 2019

NewTek Sensor Solutions introduces M-375 Miniature LVDT Linear Position Sensors

The NewTek M-375 Series transducers are available in ranges from ± 0.025 inch (± 0.63 mm) to ± 1.0 inch (±25 mm) and operate at a linearity of ±0.15% of Full Range Typical (0.25% max).

Electromate introduces Lintech 100 series linear positioning slides
December 28, 2018

Electromate introduces Lintech 100 series linear positioning slides

The linear profile rails are mounted to a machined aluminum base, which offers support over the entire travel of the table's carriage. The load is mounted to a machined aluminum carriage, which has threaded stainless steel inserts.

Novotechnik introduces TFD Series of touchless linear position sensors
September 17, 2018

Novotechnik introduces TFD Series of touchless linear position sensors

The TFD-4000 Series utilizes a magnetic position marker to provide a stroke length of 0 to 14, 24 or 50 mm—depending on model. These sensors make touchless measurements through air and non-magnetic materials.

Pepperl+Fuchs announces PXV 2-D absolute positioning system
August 06, 2018

Pepperl+Fuchs announces PXV 2-D absolute positioning system

The reading window of the PXV has been enlarged to approx. 120 x 80 mm, meaning that the Data Matrix code tape is always located within the sending range

Alliance Sensors Group introduces LA-20.6 series of industrial AC-LVDTs
June 28, 2018

Alliance Sensors Group introduces LA-20.6 series of industrial AC-LVDTs

LA-20.6 series industrial AC-LVDTs operate from a nominal 3 Vrms, 2.5 - 3.3 kHz excitation source. They are packaged in a 0.812 inch (20.6 mm) OD SS housing with 12-inch leads, and are offered with either a metric or unified threaded 0.250 inch (6.4 mm) diameter core that works in a 0.313 inch (8 mm) ID bore.

AMETEK Factory Automation introduces Gemco 958A Compact Housing LDT
May 29, 2018

AMETEK Factory Automation introduces Gemco 958A Compact Housing LDT

To assure longevity in demanding applications such as steel-, mining- or construction -hydraulics the Gemco 958A Compact Housing LDT is designed to deliver tolerances of 1,000Gs shock resistance and 30Gs vibration resistance.

PI introduces L-417 and V-417 linear stages
May 17, 2018

PI introduces L-417 and V-417 linear stages

Applications for both include high demands on dynamics, precision, smooth scan motion, short settling times, and low tracking error, such as laser cutting, scanning, digital printing, electronics assembly and inspection, AOI (Automatic Optical Inspection), automation, and flat panel manufacturing.

Aerotech introduces ATX series of linear positioning stages
February 19, 2018

Aerotech introduces ATX series of linear positioning stages

The ATX series is designed for many high-precision tasks such as vertical positioning of sensors and cameras, optics focusing, and beamline measurement and manipulation applications.

Optimal Engineering Systems introduces AQ110 Series of single axis linear positioning stages
January 19, 2018

Optimal Engineering Systems introduces AQ110 Series of single axis linear positioning stages

The AQ110 Series of four cross roller linear stages have travel lengths of 15 mm (0.590 in), 30 mm (1.181 in), 50 mm (1.968 in), and 75 mm (2.952 in).

Hoffmann + Krippner announces inelta LVDT linear displacement sensors
November 03, 2017

Hoffmann + Krippner announces inelta LVDT linear displacement sensors

The online inelta portfolio ranges from standard and miniature displacement sensors to sensors with integrated signal processing and external thread for installation.

Novotechnik introduces TFD series of linear position sensors
October 18, 2017

Novotechnik introduces TFD series of linear position sensors

Applications include textile machinery, packaging machinery, sheet metal machinery, medical applications, marine, mobile engine management systems, industrial trucks, construction machinery, agricultural and forestry machinery.

Alliance Sensors Group releases LZ-33 series of linear position sensors
October 13, 2017

Alliance Sensors Group releases LZ-33 series of linear position sensors

These are contactless devices designed for use in factory automation or assembly machinery applications where space is a premium, as well as for external mounting on hydraulic cylinders to sense rod position.

The Sensor Connection introduces ILPS-27 series of linear position sensors
September 05, 2017

The Sensor Connection introduces ILPS-27 series of linear position sensors

The ILPS-27 series consists of contactless devices designed for factory automation and a variety of industrial or commercial applications such as motor sport vehicles, automotive testing, solar cell positioners, wind turbine prop pitch and brake position, and packaging equipment.

The Sensor Connection releases ILPS-45 series of inductive position sensors
August 28, 2017

The Sensor Connection releases ILPS-45 series of inductive position sensors

The ILPS-45 linear position sensors are specifically designed for measuring applications requiring rugged devices, whether measuring position of steam turbine valves, mounted in a paper mill head box or calendar roll stand, or outdoors fastened to a building, bridge or structure.

Alliance Sensors Group releases LA-27-A series LVDT linear position sensors
July 17, 2017

Alliance Sensors Group releases LA-27-A series LVDT linear position sensors

Available in ranges from 3 inches (75 mm) to 15 inches (375 mm), the LA-27-A is designed for valve position feedback in steam and hydro power plants, as well as use in heavy duty applications like factory automation, civil engineering, and fluid power systems.