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Uses for Cable Extension Transducers

Cable extension transducers are one of our product categories that form part of our Position Sensor range.
Uses for Cable Extension Transducers

Sensors used for Engine Management

There are many different types of sensors used for Engine Management. We have taken some time to give more information on each type of sensor used in this field.
Sensors used for Engine Management

Temperature Probe Definition

Temperature probe: a definition
What is the definition of a temperature probe?
Temperature Probe Definition

What is Differential Pressure?

What is Differential Pressure? Differential pressure is essentially the difference in pressure between two given points.
What is Differential Pressure?

Why Piezo Sensors are well suited for use in the Medical Industry

Piezo sensors are one of the product groups we can offer here at Variohm. They have many properties which make them a suitable choice within the medical industry.
Why Piezo Sensors are well suited for use in the Medical Industry

Load Cells for Silo, Tank and Hopper Weight Management

​Silo, tank and hopper are all types of weighing vessels used in many industrial environments including food and beverage. Each of these weighing devices use load cells to record, store and release accurate amounts of product.
Load Cells for Silo, Tank and Hopper Weight Management

What is linear displacement?

​“Displacement” is when something moves from its original “place” and “linear” means a straight line
What is linear displacement?

Non-contacting Linear Transducer, TF1 series - How Does it Work?

The Non-contacting Linear Transducer, TF1 series from Novotechnik is available from Variohm Eurosensor - see how is works by watching the video below
Non-contacting Linear Transducer, TF1 series - How Does it Work?

Selecting a pressure transducer for industrial applications; things to consider

Pressure Transducers are often used in industrial applications; we have a whole range of products which could suit applications in this field. But which one do you choose for the job?
Selecting a pressure transducer for industrial applications; things to consider

Types of Thermistors

​Thermistors are part of our temperature range of products; they are a very small in size and an accurate way of measuring temperature.
Types of Thermistors

What is a single point load cell?

Single Point load cells are a type of load cell, they are a very popular choice and account for the greatest percentage of load cells world-wide.
What is a single point load cell?

​LVDT vs Linear Potentiometer

LVDTs and linear potentiometers are two types of position sensors within our wide portfolio of Sensor products.
​LVDT vs Linear Potentiometer

What is a pressure switch?

A question which is often asked or searched on the internet is “What is a pressure switch?” As a sensor specialist we would like to help to answer this question.
What is a pressure switch?

​What is a temperature probe?

A temperature probe is a type of temperature sensor. There are many different types of temperature probe and these are used for different applications across a whole host of industries.
​What is a temperature probe?

What are load cells used for?

Load cells are one of the key strategic products supplied by Variohm, with now over 20 years’ experience in this market with so many varied and different applications, some of these uses are well-known where as others are very industry specific.
What are load cells used for?

Uses of Linear Potentiometers

Linear potentiometers are part of the Variohm position sensor range. As well as providing products from our key suppliers, we also manufacture and distribute our own range of linear potentiometers.
Uses of Linear Potentiometers

The Benefits of using On-Board weighing.

On-Board weighing is a common application for load cells. On-board weighing can sometimes be referred to as an “overload protection system”
The Benefits of using On-Board weighing.

​The Advantages of Hall Effect Sensors

Hall Effect sensors are a type of non-contacting position sensor. They can be either rotary or linear and because they are non-contacting, they are wear free and have virtually infinite life.
​The Advantages of Hall Effect Sensors

Pressure Sensor Uses

Pressure Sensors are one of our main product categories; we mainly supply pressure switches and pressure transducers.
Pressure Sensor Uses

What is a Cable Extension Transducer?

A cable extension transducer has many names; string pot, draw wire sensor, string encoder, cable actuated position sensor and more...
What is a Cable Extension Transducer?

Advantages of RTD sensors

Here at Variohm, we can design, manufacture and modify many different types of temperature sensors. One of the types of temperature sensors we have available is RTDs.
Advantages of RTD sensors

Types of Position Sensor available from Variohm

As a sensor distributor and manufacturer, position sensors are just one of our product categories.
Types of Position Sensor available from Variohm

Pressure Switches for Alarm Systems.

Pressure switches are often used as part of an alarm system to safeguard continuous operation. This is common in a variety of industries and we have come across many in medical applications.
Pressure Switches for Alarm Systems.

What is an S Type Load Cell?

“S type” load cells are just one of the many different force/load cells we have available from our key suppliers, Vishay and Zemic.
What is an S Type Load Cell?

What is a Differential Pressure Switch?

Differential pressure switches are part of our product portfolio, but what is a differential pressure switch?
What is a Differential Pressure Switch?

The Advantages of Thermistors

The measurement of temperature is extremely common.
The Advantages of Thermistors

Advantages of Conductive Plastic Potentiometers

When we refer nowadays to a potentiometer as a sensor, it is important to bear in mind the statements made here only apply if the potentiometer is connected as a voltage divider rather than as a variable resistor.
Advantages of Conductive Plastic Potentiometers

Types of Temperature Sensor

There are many different types of Temperature Sensor. Here, at Variohm we can offer a wide selection of Temperature Sensors which can be used for different applications.
Types of Temperature Sensor

What is Hall Effect?

Hall-effect is used within sensors and probes to measure magnetism.
What is Hall Effect?

Top 3 Load Cells for use in Weighbridge Applications.

We have a variety of load cells available from our suppliers Zemic Europe and Vishay Measurements. Many of the load cells we can offer are well suited to different applications.
Top 3 Load Cells for use in Weighbridge Applications.

What is an RTD Sensor?

What is an RTD Sensor? And what are they used for?
What is an RTD Sensor?

Working Principle of a Pressure Sensor

What is the working principle of a pressure sensor? A pressure sensor works by converting pressure into an analogue electrical signal.
Working Principle of a Pressure Sensor

5 Single Point Load Cells

At Variohm, we have many different types of load cells to offer. In this article, we are focusing on five excellent single point Load Cell suitable for various applications.
5 Single Point Load Cells

​Popular Temperature Probes

You may have seen some of our previous posts describing our most popular types of sensors.
​Popular Temperature Probes

Versatile Cable Extension Transducers

​Are you after a Versatile Cable Extension Transducer? We have selected 5 from our extensive range and provided more information on them to help you with your selection.
Versatile Cable Extension Transducers

What is a Load Cell?

What is a Load Cell? A Load cell is a type of sensor which is used to measure force and load. As a sensor supplier we can offer a range of load cells and technical advice on all of the load cells we can supply.
What is a Load Cell?

​Our Top 3 Pressure Switches

Are you looking for a pressure switch but need more information? As a supplier of Pressure Switches and a whole range of sensors, we’d like to give you more information on three of our pressure switches.
​Our Top 3 Pressure Switches

Top 3 Shear Beam Load Cells

Shear beam Load cells are just one of the many types of load cells that we can offer. They are designed for low profile scale and process applications.
Top 3 Shear Beam Load Cells

Our Top 5 Position Sensors

As you know, we manufacture and supply a range of different sensor types to multiple industries for a variety of applications.
Our Top 5 Position Sensors

Our Top 3 Pressure Transducers.

As you may know, here at Variohm we distribute a range of different sensors to our customers for many different applications.
Our Top 3 Pressure Transducers.

What is a Thermistor? And How are they Used?

What is a Thermistor? And How are they Used?
What is a Thermistor? And How are they Used?

What is a Transducer? – An Explanation

What is a transducer? We know that this question is asked on a regular basis. There are different types which can be used for different applications. So what is a Transducer?
What is a Transducer? – An Explanation

How Does a Thermocouple Work?

A thermocouple is a type of temperature sensor. Essentially, a thermocouple works by creating an electric current which is used to measure temperature.
How Does a Thermocouple Work?

Our Motorsport Sensors

Our Motorsport Sensors.
Our Motorsport Sensors

Avoiding Confusion between Non Contacting and Non Touching sensors

The terms Non Contacting, True Non Contacting and Non Touching are normally used when describing position sensors and they can cause some confusion. We’ve created this blog to help avoid the confusion between them.
Avoiding Confusion between Non Contacting and Non Touching sensors

B6F Single Point Load Cell; Basic Features and Benefits

We are the UK re-seller for Revere load cells and have been for over 20 years now. Recently, we have been appointed the exclusive UK distributor for the Zemic load cells range also.
B6F Single Point Load Cell; Basic Features and Benefits

VLP Series Linear Potentiometer – Basic Features and Benefits

The VLP is Variohm’s most successful linear potentiometer. Find out more about this linear potentiometer and what it can do for you.
VLP Series Linear Potentiometer – Basic Features and Benefits

Temperature Probe; Applications, Features and Benefits

SMT Ring Terminal Probe ETP-RT. A temperature probe we manufacture here at Variohm. Find out the probes possible applications, features and benefits – how can this product benefit you?
Temperature Probe; Applications, Features and Benefits

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