Technical Blog Archive

Why We are Open During The COVID-19 Pandemic

As a group, Variohm Holdings Ltd manufacture and supply products used to support customers and manufacturers in various industries. During the current climate, we find ourselves in, our customers working in various industries are essential to supporting and tackling the virus and keeping people all...

Where are Sensors Used?

Here at Variohm, we specialise in the design, manufacture and supply of sensors and transducers.  What industries are Sensors used in? Our main areas for supplying sensors include; Medical industry Automotive Industrial applications  Aerospace and...

Difference Between an Absolute and Incremental Encoder

They can also be referred to as rotary encoders or shaft encoders with the absolute/incremental referring to the working principle of the encoder, these two principles operate differently.  What is the difference between an absolute and an incremental encoder? Absolute...

Automotive Pressure Transducers

To be effective within automotive applications, pressure transducers must be highly accurate and reliable as they are exposed to harsh conditions in this demanding environment. Our pressure transducers are rugged and durable making them well suited to harsh applications.  Automotive...

Non-Contact Sensors

Sensors are all around us, we come into contact with them continuously throughout the day. There are many different types of technologies used in different sensors.  Some sensors are non-contact. This means that the sensor is using a technology that uses non-touching parts. This term...

Temperature Probe Uses

What is a Temperature Probe? A temperature probe is a type of temperature sensor. They are available in different designs, sizes and specifications to ensure they are well suited to a particular application. Our temperature probes are available as standard stock products or as custom...