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All the fun of the fair

Not all the applications of non-contact sensor uses are serious and technical, probably the last place you would think of finding sensors is one place dedicated to fun and enjoyment the fun fair! The popular traditional fun fair carousel is one such attraction that makes use of non-contact...

What is The Hall Effect?

The Hall Effect was discovered in 1879 by American physicistEdwin Hall, who was working on his doctorate at the time of the discovery. In the late 1800s, his findings were ground-breaking,but there were no real life applications of what he had found, as electricitywas not widely used, and the...

Positek Sponsors Student Racing Team in Spain

Linear Position Sensors in Formula 1?In keeping with our ethos of innovation and working closely with our clients to achieve better sensor feedback in many fields, we are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring a student race team in Spain. Part of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, EEBE...

Medical Applications of Position Sensors

Medical and veterinary imaging equipment like MRI machines, CAT scanners and some x-ray machines all rely on position sensors to get the patient and the imaging technology in the right place. Many models of scanner convey the patient through a tube containing the image making technology, so it...

What is a Linear Position Sensor?

A linear positionsensor is a type of measuring device which measures movement and displacement in a linear motion. There are various types of linear position sensor on the market today. They are vital within many industries and can be used for monitoring control and ensuring safety in machinery....

Welcome to Our New Blog!

We wanted to create a blog that would be suitable to provide you with additional information about all our position sensor products and any industry news. We'll be aiming to provide articles about the basics, such as the first blog we have planned (What is a Linear Position Sensor and Its...