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Linear Position Sensors / Switches

October 17, 2019

Novotechnik introduces TM1 Series of magnetostrictive linear hydraulic and pneumatic position sensors

TM1 Series stroke lengths are from 50 to 2,000 mm in 25 mm steps. Operating pressure is up to 5,076 psi (350 bar) with peaks to 6,526 psi (450 bar). Both plug-in and screw type flange models are available.

H2W Technologies introduces DRS-206-05-012-01-EX dual rail positioning stage
October 16, 2019

H2W Technologies introduces DRS-206-05-012-01-EX dual rail positioning stage

The DRS-206-05-012-01-EX dual rail positioning stage is designed for applications that require long travel distances. It uses a cog-free brushless linear motor to generate a continuous force of 12.4 lbs [55.6 N] and a peak force of 37.4 lbs [167 N] with a total stroke length of 210 in [5341 mm].

Moticont introduces HCDS-051-032-013-01-B1-30 and the HCDS-051-032-013-01-B1-01 Voice Coil Stages
July 02, 2019

Moticont introduces HCDS-051-032-013-01-B1-30 and the HCDS-051-032-013-01-B1-01 Voice Coil Stages

The 1 micron resolution HCDS-051-032-013-01-B1-01 Voice Coil Stage features cross roller linear bearings whereas the 30 micron HCDS-051-032-013-01-B1-30 Voice Coil Stage uses linear ball bearings.

PI introduces U-723 XY positioning stage
June 27, 2019

PI introduces U-723 XY positioning stage

The U-723 XY stage provides 0.8” travel per axis, with a footprint of 42x42mm (1.6x1.6”). Its profile of 21mm (~0.8”) and design allows for integration into tight spaces. In addition to high resolution (10 nanometer linear encoders) it provides motion up to 200 mm/sec and rapid step/settle performance.

Optimal Engineering Systems releases PT60-1 and PT100-1 Pan-Tilt stages
May 29, 2019

Optimal Engineering Systems releases PT60-1 and PT100-1 Pan-Tilt stages

These Pan (horizontal table)-Tilt (vertical table) Stages are suitable for: Scanning, testing, inspection, assembly, positioning, laser and micro machining, pointing optics and cameras, and other applications.

Optimal-Engineering Systems announces the AU200-100x100-SC XY stage
March 26, 2019

Optimal-Engineering Systems announces the AU200-100x100-SC XY stage

An XY stage measuring 80 mm (3.150 in.) high with a footprint (including the motors) of 348 mm x 348 mm (13.701 in. x 13.701 in.), the stages are designed for: Alignment, assembly, laser drilling and machining, industrial, medical, testing, scanning, semiconductor handling, and optical applications.

H2W Technologies introduces VCS06-010-BS-01-MXY voice coil driven, XY positioning stage
March 20, 2019

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

This circuit design allows for a minimal overall height of 2.085 inches [53 mm]. Each axis has a 0.62" [15.8 mm] stroke; generate 0.75 lbs [3.3 N] of continuous force and 2.25 lbs [10 N] of peak force.

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