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The Positek P101 Linear Position Sensor What Can it Do?

P101 Linear Position Sensors - What Can They Do?The Positek P101 is a linear inductive position sensor that can measure a range from 5 to 50mm and is made from stainless steel, able to withstand temperatures from -40°c to 125°c, more than enough for most applications. It is 35mm in diameter and is...

Position Sensors What are They and How are They Used?

What are Position Sensors?Position sensors, simply put, allow two components to be aware of each other at a specified point. The sensors control the next action in a process by determining when the components in question are in the right place for the process to continue. The three main actions...

Position Sensors in Industry Bakeries

Linear Position Sensors in BakeriesWe love seeing all the different applications of position sensors in all types of industrial applications, so here is the first instalment of our in-depth look at how sensors are used, what role they play and how the use of certain sensors has improved...

T'was the Positek Night Before Christmas...

It's nearly Christmas, and although it's been a long and surprising year there's always room for some fun. We bring you our take on the popular traditional Christmas poem, enjoy!T'was the night before Christmas and sensors are working,Even at this time, there will be no shirking.The stockings...

Submerging Sensors How technology drives change, as well as big ships

Subsea sensors need to be robust and reliable, as replacing or maintaining equipment that operates underwater is a time consuming and difficult job. Non-contact sensors are ideal for aquatic applications, as the presence of pollution and small marine creatures' means that contamination of...

Common problems with sensors and how to overcome them

Some of the most common sensor problems are down to the initial choice of sensor without knowing what else is available on the market, many people choose the same sensors over and over again, replacing faulty or worn out ones with the same model. It is worth shopping around to find a...