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Roll feed length measurement: Wachendorff offer web length measurement solutions for length, position, and speed feedback

For all Wachendorff length measurement systems, the encoder and measurement wheel assembly is mounted on the spring-loaded arm which includes an integral adapter plate that facilitates direct mounting on the customer’s machine - or the system can be supplied with an application customised...

New gear shift sensor for demanding motorsports applications from Variohm EuroSensor

Aimed at professional motorsports series such as WRC, S2000, Moto GP, etc., the IP65 rated sensor’s robust and durable design includes a stainless-steel housing with two M8 mounting threads and a 15 mm diameter anodised aluminium sleeve protecting the sensor electronics. With excellent...

Potentiometer-based sensors offer impressive price vs. performance: Novotechnik’s well-proven LWH series linear position sensors gain from design optimisation

The non-comprising, highly durable and long-life characteristics of potentiometer-based linear sensors, plus their signal processing simplicity, makes them a compelling choice for new applications when comparable speed, accuracy, linearity, resolution, hysteresis, and temperature range would entail...

Variohm launch new medical NTC thermistor

The new thermistor is encapsulated in a brown Stycast thermally conductive epoxy coating and electrical interfacing is via two 76 mm, 32 AWG solid Alloy 180 leads.  Its miniature form, measuring just 2.4 mm at the tip, will suit straightforward integration into many types of medical probes and...

Long travel position feedback with CAN SAE 1939 comms: Combilift’s CSS container loading system uses Variohm EuroSensor supplied cable extension transducers

This innovative system features a large platform where goods are pre-loaded on a powered steel slip-sheet, and with integral laser-assisted container alignment and hydraulic levelling the slip sheet and its payload are driven directly into the container hold using Combilift’s patented...

Wachendorff’s WDGA series absolute encoders offer significant advantages for demanding precision measurement tasks

With a single turn resolution of up to 16-bits and a multiturn capability to 43 bits, the German sensor specialist’s EnDra® magnetic encoding technology offers an impressive angular measurement accuracy of +/- 0.09°, coupled with a feedback cycle time up to 50 µsec that suits...