Position/Tilt

Wide range of position sensors & tilt sensors from Strainsense used in many applications across OEM and Test & Measurement markets. Encoders, linear potentiometers, LVDTs, RVDTs, RVITs, Non contact magneto resistive and Tilt. Custom products also available. Browse our range online or contact us for more information.

  1. Absolute

    Linear and rotary encoders with an output that is relative to the position regardless of movement during power-down. These are mainly optical encoders and potentiometers.

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  2. Draw Wire & String Pots

    Linear position sensors that have long travel with compact dimensions. The sensor may be remote from the actual measurement point by using fixed length extension wires on the sensor cable. These sensors are also known as linear position transducers and yo-yo pots.

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  3. Joysticks

    A wide range of finger & hand operated joystick controls suitable for the precise control of critical functions in a variety of industrial applications where a human-machine interface (HMI) is needed.

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  4. Gage heads

    Spring and air assisted return options are available on the high accuracy LVDT based gauge heads. AC and DC outputs are offered. Operating temperatures to 150C.

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  5. Intrinsically Safe

    A range of intrinsically safe sensors designed for use in hazardous areas. Hermetically sealed stainless steel housings with ranges from 0.1mm to 250mm.

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  6. Linear Potentiometers

    Linear Potentiometer (Linear Pots) with housing sizes from 9.5mm to 19mm diameter, and stroke length/measuring ranges from 12.5mm to 450mm. Conductive plastic tracks provide high accuracy, repeatability and linearity. Temperature ranges -30C to +150C (175C short term). Sealing to IP67 and many options available including dual output, 4-20mA, flange mount, pop joints, cable length, connector etc. Custom designs can usually be made for special applications. These features make our MS range of linear potentiometers the perfect solution for many applications including research and development, in automotive, industrial, medical, aerospace and motion control.

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  7. LVDT

    LVDT's offer friction free non-contact position sensing using inductive magnetic coupling. Life and resolution are very high. IP67 and IS versions are available with temperature ranges to 220C.

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  8. Rotary

    A range of rotary position sensors utilising several different technologies including Conductive Plastic tracks, differential transformer and magnetic field direction. Several shaft configurations are available, choices of bearings for different speed ratings, housing materials and sizes ensure that we can offer a suitable sensor for most applications.

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  9. Tilt Sensors & Inclinometers

    Capacitive and elecrolytic sensors in single and dual axis configurations. Board mount and industrial housings available. +-2 to +/- 45 degrees. Sealing up to IP67.

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