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Advantages of Non-Contact Linear Sensors

Selecting a linear sensor for the application in hand is an important process; one of the types of linear sensors is non-contacting linear sensors. In many cases, a contacting or non-contacting linear sensor can be used for the same application to take the same measurements, however,...

What is a Pressure Transducer?

Pressure transducers are one of the new additions to our product range here at Positek. They can be used for many different applications and are typically used in practically all industries as they are so diverse. Pressure transducers are generally made of stainless steel and are hermetically...

Different Types of Transducer

There are different types of transducer on the market, you might be surprised to know some of the devices we come into contact with on a regular basis are different types of transducers. The two main different types of transducers are input transducers and output transducers.   Input...

Position Sensor Applications

Position Sensor Applications   At Positek, position sensors are our speciality. We can provide linear position sensors and rotary position sensors using our own technology ensuring they have long life and extremely high...

Selecting a Position Sensor - Things to Consider;

When selecting a position sensor it is important to take a few factors into consideration to ensure that the best sensor is selected. Different types of position sensors have different strengths and will be more suitable in different environments.Type of Movement/ DisplacementThe most...

What is a Transducer?

Using the term transducer usually refers to a sensor although not always.Types of TransducerThere are two main types of transducer; an input transducer and an output transducer.An input transducer takes the energy or measurement and converts it into electricity, this is the type of transducer...