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Temperature Sensor Basics

Temperature Sensor Basics - Applications Temperature sensors can be a vital part of an application. They will monitor the temperature to ensure devices can function correctly and safely. Some of the applications temperature sensors are used for are more commonplace whereas others are very...

Pressure Transducer Types

Pressure transducers are available in different types which makes them suitable for different applications and industries. Each has different features to suit their environments. A pressure transducer is a sensing device which accurately measures real-time pressure, this can be either absolute,...

Automotive Sensors

Features of Automotive Sensors Automotive sensors are constantly exposed to very harsh and ever-changing environments. They must be rugged and durable, as they are constantly exposed to changing temperatures, dust, dirt and moisture. Because of the nature of their use they must be highly...

What is a Potentiometer Used for

What is a Potentiometer A potentiometer is a type of position sensor. They are used to measure displacement in any direction. Linear potentiometers linearly measure displacement and rotary potentiometers measure rotational displacement. The mechanical construction of rotary and linear...

Measuring Temperature

There are many ways to measure temperature and different devices can be used. These temperature measuring devices or temperature sensors can include; Temperature probes Thermometers Thermistors Thermocouples RTD sensors Combined temperature sensors Semi-conductor based temperature...

Hall Effect Applications

We have a range of hall effect sensors which are programmable. Angular position sensors are available in different technologies, these can be either contacting or non-contacting. Their measurement ranges can be either single turn or multiturn. Multiturn sensors can measure angles beyond one...