Firstmark Controls sign Distributor agreement with Strainsense

Firstmark Controls, a USA manufacturer of high precision and compact displacement sensors.

Firstmark Controls, a USA manufacturer of high precision and compact displacement sensors have appointed Strainsense Limited as the exclusive distributor for the UK & Ireland.

Firstmark Controls bought the former Spaceage Controls brand of draw wire sensors (known as string pots, cable displacement transducers) in 2014 and have since further developed the product line to enable the use in a wide variety of applications such as Crash, Flight Test, Structural and covering solutions for Military & Aerospace, Medical, Automotive and Control system feedback.

Manufactured to ISO 9001 and AS9100D certified, custom designs can be offered beyond the extensive and flexible standard offering. Unique features include high tension spring options for fast acceleration/deceleration, high frequency response versions, unique mounting bases to accommodate severe fleet angles without the need for re-orientation or use with two rotational axis for ultimate alignment.

Output options include voltage divider, analogue, current 4-20 mA or digital and infinite resolution options. Design temperatures to -65 Deg C to 125 Deg C and miniature versions for 0-35mm stroke length and versions to 100 million cycles.

All products are available with Installation kits, cables, mountings & bases and repair service.

This product addition greatly adds to our existing position capability portfolio which includes LVDTs, Linear & Rotary Potentiometers, Inclinometers and Industrial string pots.

More information can be found www.strainsense.co.uk/sensors/position