Technical Blog Archive

Advantages of String Pots

They have many advantages and reasons for use. We have a range of string pots on our website which have various output signal options. Advantages of String Pots String pots have many advantages. Size to measuring length ratio – this is the biggest advantage of using a cable...

What is an Absolute Encoder?

An absolute encoder is a type of encoder. Absolute refers to how an angle is measured. an Absolute encoder measures absolute or true angle position. If the power to the encoder is switched off it will retain the measured angle and if a movement is made with no power, the encoder can still measure...

Sensors Used for Oil and Gas

The oil and gas industry is highly reliant on sensors, with constant monitoring and measuring taking place to avoid unscheduled disruptions and machine maintenance. This is one of the most demanding areas we serve with the constant changes and new challenges are arising constantly. To work...

What is a Proximity Sensor?

A proximity sensor is a type of non-contacting position sensor. They are used to detect the presence or absence of objects. They are perfect for use with sensitive and delicate objects and materials as they are completely non-contacting so will not damage any devices. They can provide a...

Custom Magnets

These magnets can be used in various industries for many different applications. Custom Magnets Manufacturing Process One of the most important developments in magnetic materials is polymer-bonded magnets. These can be molded directly into, on or against other assembly components using the...

Industrial Sensors

What are Industrial Sensors? Almost all our sensors can be classed as industrial sensors as they are used within professional industries. Generally speaking, an industrial sensor is a little more robust and able to withstand the harsher conditions it may be exposed to. Industrial sensors are...