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Sensor Selection Process: Factors Affecting Cost of Ownership

Linear position sensing technology is a vital component of industrial machine automation. In general, a linear position sensor measures the displacement of an object along a rectilinear path. Many traditional linear position sensing technologies are still applicable today. Some of the most common...

Rotary Position Sensors: Basic Guide and Specifications

A rotary position sensor is an electromagnetic device emitting electrical signals corresponding to the angular rotation of an object along a shaft. These instruments are used in various applications such as the following:• Position sensing for automobiles like determining the steering wheel...

Positek Tilt Sensor Specifications and Applications

Position sensors vary according to the type of movement measured. For example, a linear position sensor measures rectilinear displacement while a rotary sensor detects an object's motion along an axis. Another type of position sensor, a tilt sensor or inclinometer measures an object's tilt with...

A Brief Description of Position Sensor Technology by Positek

Position sensor technology has evolved significantly within the last several decades and remains to be one of the most vital components for machine automation. With the current trend of miniaturising and reinforcing the durability of sensors, there are endless possibilities for their...

Linear Position Technology Manufactured by Positek

Position sensors have been around for several decades now, and the technology evolved extensively since the earliest known applications of position sensing. What was then used only in laboratories became a standard instrument for displacement measurement in almost all kinds of mechanical...

Custom-designed Position Sensors from Positek

Sophisticated process controls in various industries use position sensors to detect object displacement. Aside from measuring movement, sensors also help with specific functions in automation. Without these compact devices, many industries would not have advanced in the manner we know today.The...