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Precision magnetic encoders for the toughest environments

Shock and vibration-resistant absolute rotary encoders from Wachendorff Automation are providing precision position feedback for the automated feeding of pipe components as part of a control system on AT-Boretec’s horizontal boring machines. Providing a cost effective alternative to...

Variohm Group expands with acquisition of magnetic encoder specialist Phoenix America

Phoenix America are a leading magnetic encoder and magnetic sensor solutions specialist. Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Phoenix America is a pioneer designer, developer and manufacturer of high-resolution magnetic encoder and sensor technologies offering a comprehensive range of cost-effective...

Expanded choice for well proven linear position sensor range

LWG series linear position sensors feature a durable conductive plastic resistance element and elastomer-damped multi-finger wiper system with precious metal brushes for a highly repeatable and precise potentiometric output. The rod and cylinder design is easily mounted via rod end bearings with a...

Variohm EuroSensor launch new ETP21H2 temperature sensor for pressurised hydrogen applications

Addressing the increasing need for reliable and accurate temperature measurement for processing and safety in fuel cell and other hydrogen powered or hydrogen utilised solutions, Variohm EuroSensor has launched a new highly durable variant of its well-proven ETP21 series temperature sensor. With a...

Heavy duty load cells for agricultural machinery

Recently announced by VPG Transducers and available with full support from Variohm EuroSensor, the global sensor manufacturer’s UK distribution partner, the Agribar™ 5330 series load cell is specially designed for use in challenging load measurement and control applications on mobile...

Machine safety without SIL: Wachendorff’s WDG series redundant encoders provide cost-effective safety

Two encoder versions are available: the WDGR combines incremental magnetic and incremental optical encoders whilst the WDGE combines absolute magnetic and incremental optical technologies. Both have 58 mm diameter clamping flange mounting with a choice of shafts from 6 mm to 9.525 mm diameter. The...