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LVDTs and Other Non-Contact Sensor Technologies

Measuring displacement is a vital step in most mechanical processes. Machines and various equipment used in industrial and commercial applications use displacement sensors specifically for this purpose. But sensor technology is a broad category pertaining to a variety of devices with different...

Buyers Guide to Displacement Transducer

Position sensors are an essential component of many industrial equipment and machines. With the variety of applications where sensors are required, it is vital to ensure that proper selection methods are employed. Using the right sensor is crucial to the operation of a machine. Engineers cannot use...

A Closer Look at Tilt Sensor Technology Used Today

Many industries around the world are engaged in activities that require off-shore drilling and deep sea exploration. Whether the purpose is to find fuel sources or conduct research, machines, and equipment used in these scenarios rely on precision parts to function effectively. An essential role in...

Classifying Parameters for Displacement Transducer

Machine movement and displacement is a physical quantity converted into an electrical signal using a displacement transducer. The two primary purposes of a sensor are to sense physical motion and then change this information into a mechanical or electrical signal.A displacement transducer comes in...

Importance of Intrinsic Safety in Sensor Technology

As a leading manufacturer of sensor technology, Positek ensures that each device produced, complies with all safety requirements in every field where the sensor is applied. For example, an important parameter in sensors today is intrinsic safety. Intrinsically safe sensors are needed when the...

Rotary position sensor

Many industries rely on the use of sensors for various applications. Rotary position sensors for example, are largely responsible for converting the rotational mechanical displacement of a machine. The electrical signals created by the sensor is then interpreted and translated into readable data....