Technical Blog Archive

Types of Rotary Position Sensor

A rotary position sensor is used to measure displacement in a rotary fashion, in either a clockwise or anti-clockwise direction. The different types of rotary position sensors include contacting or non-contacting technology. True non-contacting rotary position sensors contain no touching parts...

Temperature Sensor Comparison

There are many different temperature sensor types. They are all suited to different applications and industries and have different features and advantages. Types of Temperature Sensors At Variohm we have a wide range of temperature sensors available at Variohm, some of these...

Strain Gauge Applications

Strain gauges are very small, very sensitive electrical devices. Their resistance differs with applied force. This means they can measure changes in force, pressure, weight and tension by giving a change in electrical resistance. Strain Gauge applications Aerospace Applications –...

High Pressure Transducers

Our EPT3100 pressure transducer range can measure pressure to 5,000bar – which is over 70,000 PSI. Uses for High Pressure Transducers High pressure transducers applications are usually in industrial environments. This can include; industrial hydraulics, construction, off-road and...

Force Sensor Applications

Force sensors are used throughout many different industries and have a wide range of applications. The development in technology has enabled force sensors to become extremely accurate even if they are very small in size. All of the force sensors we offer are high quality and high performance,...

Temperature Measuring Devices

Types of Temperature Measuring Devices There are many different types of temperature measuring devices. Each one is better suited to different applications and environments.   Here at Variohm, we have a wide range of temperature measuring devices, many of these are manufactured in...