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Inductive Sensors

Positek offers an extensive range of inductive sensors. These are suitable for a wide range of applications as an ideal non-contact solution in many industries.Our inductive sensors are similar to LVDTs and RVDTs but with added benefits such as improved stroke to length ratio and higher...

The Difference Between a Sensor and a Transducer

The words ‘sensor' and ‘transducer' are often used interchangeably although they are different devices with different characteristics.What is the difference between a sensor and a transducer? Sensors and transducers are both devices which react to a change in a physical quality in...

Pressure sensors, temperature probes and cable extension transducers significantly expand Positek Limited product range

Positek Limited has increased its comprehensive range of precision sensors with new pressure transducer and temperature probe product lines along with dedicated instrumentation displays. In addition, a broad range of cable extension transducers will supplement the Gloucester based...

What is a Linear Transducer?

A Linear Transducer is a type of position sensor which is used to measure movement in a linear fashion. They do this by converting the linear displacement into electrical signals proportional to the displacement making it usable by machines.Different linear transducers will be able to measure...

Position Sensing Technology

Position sensors detect the position of a given object, whether that be in a linear or rotary fashion. Different types of position sensors use different position sensing technologies to do so. The type of technology used will usually be determined by the requirements of the application as well...

Custom Sensors from Positek

We have over 25 years of experience in designing, manufacturing and supplying custom position sensors. Our expertise enables us to customise any sensor within our range and tailor it to your requirements.Why use a Custom SensorMany applications are part of bigger systems or devices, which...