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Waterproof Sensors

The term â€waterproof sensors" covers sensors which are splash proof, usable in humid environments, or used in underwater applications. Our waterproof sensors are submersible and can withstand long term submission in depths of up to 3,500...

Displacement Sensor Applications

Displacement sensors are used within any application where the measurement of movement is required, for example; Shifts in position Gaps and change in gaps Vibrations Expansion of objects Inclines Expansion due to temperature Displacement sensors convert the...

How do Tilt Sensors work?

A tilt sensor - otherwise known as an inclinometer - is a type of sensor used to measure the slope or angle of an object with reference to gravity. They are one of the most common types of sensors available and are used throughout many industries.Take a look at all ofthe tilt sensors we have...

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...