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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...

Technical Note: Sensor Applications in Agricultural Machinery

Variohm EuroSensor – a leading sensor manufacturer and a sensor component distributor – has successfully undertaken a number of applications with UK and European farm machinery manufacturers for position, load, pressure and temperature sensors with almost all of them installed in harsh...

Variohm Eurosensor launch new range of glass and epoxy coated NTC bead thermistors

The ENTC EB series with colour-coded epoxy encapsulation and Alloy 180 leadwire is available for low to mid-range measurement from -40° C to +150° C, and features a dissipation factor of 2 mW/°C and a thermal time constant of 10 to 15 seconds. The higher performance specification for...

New DesignFlex PSF111 environmentally sealed pressure switch is available from Variohm EuroSensor

The waterproof snap-action switch suits pressure and vacuum configurations with switching ranges from -822 to 4137 mbar (-11.9 to 60 psi) and is available in a wide choice of port configurations and mounting options. With a moulded polycarbonate housing and encapsulated electrical components,...

Roll feed and winding web length measurement made easy: Wachendorff LMSMA length measurement systems optimise length, position and speed feedback

Available in four standard design options, each offered with a choice of four incremental encoder resolutions to suit the linear positioning requirements, the LMSMA features a choice of 200 mm or 500 mm length measuring wheels. The encoder/wheel assembly is mounted on the special spring-loaded arm...

World Magnetics and Variohm work round the clock to fulfil increased demand for ventilator pressure switches

Recently the leading USA manufacturer has been working round the clock to fulfil large volume orders to meet the significantly increased demand for ventilator pressure control systems following the COVID-19 pandemic. As a substantial proportion of these orders have originated from medical equipment...