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Variohm EuroSensor launch new low-cost pressure sensor for OEM applications

Built for volume production with pricing that OEMs will find compelling, the EPT2200 series features a thin film piezoresistive measuring element and is housed in a rugged and durable 22mm diameter brass casing with IP66 protection. The sensor is available with a choice of G1/4A  or M12...

Wachendorff adds CAN bus I/O node functionality to CANopen absolute encoder

Wachendorff, the German automation and process electronics equipment manufacturer, has integrated a CAN bus I/O node into its WDGA CANopen series high accuracy and extreme durability absolute encoder range to provide users the unique opportunity to combine precision rotary position and/or speed...

New general purpose foot switches offer a very wide choice of options to suit the widest range of applications

The new 6225 series switches provide protection to IPX2 whilst the 6226 includes IPX7 as standard or IPX8 on request. Both ranges mirror a choice of 24 VDC operation with gold or silver contact microswitches, high current reed switches, multiple connection and livery options - to make the...

Super-Flat Non-Contacting Rotary Sensor

When it comes to position and angular measurements, today’s manufacturers often choose magnetic technologies.  Hall Effect-based sensors, for instance, yield absolute measurements which are reliable even under tough environmental conditions.  Their relatively low cost in comparison...

Molten Rock choose Variohm for all-terrain wheelchair power steering position feedback

The compact IP67 rated sensor, selected for its motorsports proven durability, provides steering position feedback as part of the servo control system for the joystick operated version the ruggedized and reliable Molten Rock Boma7 off-road wheelchair.  With a distinctive and ergonomic...

New low cost Herga electronic foot potentiometer offers variable operator control

Aimed at applications across medical equipment, domestic appliance, office and industrial machinery, the robust 6210-VO features a solid state optical sensor for wear free operation with extremely long and reliable life of more than one million operations. The unit is designed for use on manually...