MR/GMR Magnetic Encoder Sensors
Product Announcement from Hitachi Metals America, Ltd.
Hitachi Metals is developing and manufacturing a magnetic sensor utilizing magnetic recording head technologies. Magneto-resistive (MR) and giant magneto-resistive (GMR) sensors offer high magnetic sensitivity for a wide variety of markets, such as rotary and linear magnetic encoders.
Key Features of our Magnetic Encoders
- Demonstrate a much higher level of magnetic sensitivity than MR sensors
- Surface-mounted sensors appropriate for miniaturization
- Operate in severe environments within a wide range of temperatures
MR/GMR Encoder Sensors for Wind Power Energy
The market is growing for Wind Power Energy as a renewable energy source. A most effective transformation from wind into electric power generation needs to control direction and speed of turbine in the wind power system.
Customized Hitachi Metals MR/GMR encoder sensors are well defined to meet these requirements.