Rectangular Linear Position Sensors

Digital Laser Trangulation Transducer -- Orbit® LT
from Ametek Solartron Metrology

Compact Laser Triagulation unit. 15 mm measurement range with 45 mm offset. Teachable settings for different surfaces. 0.1% F.S. Accuracy. 3 µm resolution. Description. Solartron Metrology, the world leader in linear measurement innovation, is now adding a non-contact laser to its lineup! Like... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 0.5906
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Accuracy: 0.1000
Absolute Linear Encoder -- LA18
from Gurley Precision Instruments

These optical absolute linear encoders designed for long life in medium to high-performance applications. All models have a reliable internal ASIC to provide resolution as fine as 0.5 μm in SSI format. The output protocol is RS422 / binary SSI based on SP490. Precision ball bearings allow the... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 3 to 48
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 5.00E-4 to 0.0080
Absolute Linear Encoder -- SMA5
from Hymark/Kentucky Gauge

Compact absolute magnetic sensor. Integrated SSI interface. Resolution up to 5m. Unaffected by dust, debris and liquids. [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Resolution: 0.0050 to 0.1000
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder; Magnetoresistive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Linear Encoder Speed: 5000
Linear Encoders (Open Tape Systems)
from IntelLiDrives, Inc.

Incremental quadrature outputs. - Digital differential outputs. - Sin/cos 1Vpp analog outputs. - Open measuring system. - Small read head. - Contact-less design. - High measuring speed. - Superior accuracy. - Built-in signal interpolation. Open linear encoder measuring system based on the purely... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 1181
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 2.50E-4 to 0.0250
Noncontact Position/Displacement Sensor -- KD-2306
from Kaman Precision Products

Single-channel multi-purpose non-contact. displacement sensing system. > Supports both dual and single coil sensors. > Terminal I/O connections. > Auto-synchronization of multiple channels. > Analog DC and 4-20mA outputs. > Single ended, bipolar, and differential voltage outputs. >... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Cylindrical; Threaded Barrel; Rectangular
  • Sampling Frequency: 50
  • Sensor Technology: Eddy Current Linear Encoder; Linear Encoder
  • Operating Temperature: -67 to 392
Laser Displacement Transducer -- DLSB5
from M.A.E. Apparecchiature Elettroniche srl

Laser displacement transducer, range from 0.05 to 500 mt. Range: 0.05 - 500 mt (with target) / 0.05 - 65 mt (without target). Resolution: 0.1 mm. Accuracy: +/- 1% base scale. Red visible led. Operating temperature: -10/+50 ° [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 1.97 to 19685
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Linear Encoder
  • Accuracy: 1
capaNCDT DTV Measuring Disc Thickness Variation -- CSH1,4FL/4CH-CRg6,0
from Micro-Epsilon Group

The capaNCDT DTV series is designed for 0n-contact detection of Disc Thickness Variation (DTV) including capacitive sensors for multi-track measurements and a case with the measurement channel for mobile use. [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 0.0591 to 0.1181
  • Sensor Technology: Capacitive Linear Position Sensor
  • Linearity: 0.2000
3 Axis TMR Linear Sensor -- TMR2301
from MultiDimension Technology Co., Ltd.

The 3-Axis TMR2301 linear sensor utilizes three unique push-pull Wheatstone bridges. The 3-Axis TMR2301 is available in a 4 mm × 4mm × 2.5 mm LGA package. Features and Benefit:(1)Tunneling Magneto resistance (TMR) Technology;(2)Triple-axis Linear Detection;(3)Very Wide Dynamic... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Operating Temperature: -40 to 257
  • Sensor Technology: Magnetoresistive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Power Requirements: DC Powered
NOVOFOIL Potentiometric Sensor with Membrane Collector -- LFP Series
from Novotechnik U.S., Inc.

Special Features. Flat profile. Resistant to dirt, dust or liquid. Very robust. Very good linearity: to < ±0.3 %. Long life. Operating temperature up to +125 ° C. Protection class IP 67 [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 2.21 to 20
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Potentiometer
  • Linearity: 0.3000 to 0.4000
Linear Potentiometer -- LP801
from OMEGA Engineering, Inc.

OMEGA's LP801 Series linear potentiometers can be used to measure linear position or displacement up to 1.2 m (48") in a wide variety of manufacturing and process equipment. These units feature front and rear bearings, anodized extruded aluminum housings, stainless steel shafts, and precious metal... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 6.1 to 48.18
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Potentiometer
  • Linearity: 1
Capacitive Sensor -- D-015 / D-050 / D-100
from PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

For applications requiring highest precision. Measurement range to 1000 µm. Resolution to 0.01 nm. Linearity error to 0.01 % with digital controller. Bandwidth to 10 kHz. Servo controller E-509.CxA, compatible with E-500 piezo controller system. Custom designs [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 5.91E-4 to 0.0118
  • Sensor Technology: Capacitive Linear Position Sensor
  • Linearity: 0.0100
Miniature High Speed Laser Ride Height Sensor for Motorsports -- RHL4 Series
from PMC Engineering LLC

The RHL4 Series of Miniature laser ride height sensors are designed to withstand the harsh environment of industrial and motorsport applications. The sensor has a small diameter visible laser which is reflected off the track surface to a precision CCD detector which determines the height from the... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 24
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Linearity: 0.1000
Absolute Magnetic Linear Encoder System -- LA11 Series
from Renishaw

LA11 is an absolute magnetic linear encoder system designed for motion control applications as a position and velocity control loop feedback element. The encoder system is highly reliable due to contactless absolute measuring principle, built-in safety algorithms and high quality... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 642
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 2.44E-4 to 0.1250
Laser Triangulation Sensor -- RF600
from RIFTEK

Up to 2.5 m range in a compact sensor. Varied offset distances for custom applications. Available in Blue diode wavelength for measuring hot objects. The sensors are intended for non-contact measuring and checking of position, displacement, dimensions, surface profile, deformation, vibrations,... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 0.3937 to 98.43
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Linearity: 0.1000 to 0.2000
1238746 [JN2200 from ifm efector inc.]
from RS Components, Ltd.

Ifm electronic JN Series 2-axis inclination sensors are designed for high measurement accuracies over the whole angular range. An active temperature compensation and high protection rating ensures that they operate reliably at extreme temperatures and rough environments. Configurable via IO-Link to... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Power Requirements: DC Powered
  • Sensor Technology: Hall Effect Position Sensor
  • Diameter: 3.54
Guiderails with Magneto-resistive Distance Measuring System -- Type AMSA 3B
from Schneeberger Inc.

Magneto-resistive distance measuring system specially designed for applications in machine tools. SCHNEEBERGER ’s AMSA 3B MONORAIL is an integrated measuring system for distance measurement for use on all protected machine tool axes with high demands on system precision. Mechanically the AMSA... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 236
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder; Magnetoresistive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Resolution: 6.25E-5
Potentiometer for OEMs -- FlexiPot™
from Tekscan, Inc.

FlexiPot Position Sensing Applications. FlexiPot membrane potentiometers are ideal for integration into: Consumer electronics (user interface in PDA). Electronic Menu Navigation (scroll through options). Industrial Controls. Medical Devices (plunger position). Benefits of FlexiPot as your Position... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Linearity: 2
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Potentiometer
  • Operating Temperature: 15 to 400
Non-Contact Linear Position Sensor -- LIN
from ZF Electronic Systems Pleasant Prairie, LLC

The LIN Series sensors are non-contact linear position sensors with one or two independent outputs. The sensors operate through the use of Hall Effect technology with magnetic fields generated by permanent magnets. They provide a linear change in voltage output (ratiometric to the input voltage)... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 1.77
  • Sensor Technology: Hall Effect Position Sensor
  • Accuracy: 2
Smart Manager - 1250/2500 Linear Sensor -- SM5
from ABB JOKAB SAFETY

1250/2500 Linear Sensor used for monitoring linear motion of equipment. [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Resolution: 0.1000
  • Measurement Range: 49.21 to 98.43
  • Power Requirements: DC Powered
Sensor; Linear; + 2%; 0.5 in.; 0.56 in.+ 0.015 in.; 14.4 Oz. (Max.); + 25% -- 70029143
from Allied Electronics, Inc.

The 9600 Series is a spring return linear motion position sensor highly suited for miniaturized solutions. The 9600 series is designed to be used with microprocessor-based systems, including joysticks, robotics and industrial control automation. An integral slider/contact assembly assures smooth... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Linearity: 2
  • Measurement Range: 0.5000
  • Operating Temperature: -40 to 275
Linear Measuring System -- LMI-100
from AMO Corporation

AMO's proven and original technology for length- and angle measurements uses techniques for scanning high precision graduations consists of structures photo-lithographically etched onto steel. Based on this, inductive sensors with integrated evaluation electronics (in ASIC) have been developed... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Operating Temperature: 32 to 158
  • Sensor Technology: Inductive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Power Requirements: DC Powered
MLA-36 Series Absolute Linear Scale Wire Encoder -- MLA-36
from B&Plus USA, Inc.

MLA Series. Absolute Linear Scale Encoder [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 39.37
  • Sensor Technology: String Potentiomenter; Linear Encoder
  • Sampling Frequency: 10 to 40
Inductive Linear Sensor -- IWFM 08
from Baumer Ltd.

Inductive sensors are among the most widely used sensor technologies. Early on, Baumer helped pioneer this technology, and, thanks to its innovative concepts, continues to be among the leading manufacturers. Inductive sensors are characterized by the following properties: Contact-less,... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 0.0 to 0.0787
  • Sensor Technology: Inductive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Operating Temperature: 10 to 60
Miniature Sensor -- Model 9605
from BEI Duncan Electronics

Infinite resolution, for use with microprocessor-based systems [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 0.4000
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Potentiometer
  • Operating Temperature: -40 to 275
Ultrasonic Sensors, Rectangular Housings Plastic
from BERNSTEIN AG

Select the sensor and the technical principle that best meet your requirements from the comprehensive BERNSTEIN range of ultrasonic sensors. You will find the BERNSTEIN plastic rectangular housing below. Product advantages: Digital sensors with 2 freely programmable switching points (80 x 80 mm). NO... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 0.2362 to 0.9843
  • Sensor Technology: Ultrasonice Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Operating Temperature: 5 to 158
Contacting Linear Motion Potentiometers
from Bourns, Inc.

A spin-off of the Trimpot ® trimming potentiometer product line, the contacting linear motion position sensor was developed to meet the needs of designers wishing to detect movement of position. Applications for these compact components include: Solenoid positioning sensors for automated... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 0.2000 to 0.5000
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Potentiometer
  • Linearity: 5
3-Channel High Resolution Reflective Incremental Encoder (Digital Outputs) -- AEDR-871x
from Broadcom Inc.

The Avago AEDR-871x is a 3-channel reflective optical encoder device providing dual channel quadrature digital outputs and an index channel digital output. With encoding resolution up to 318 lines per inch (LPI) and built-in 4x, 8x and 16x interpolation, the device enables great flexibility and... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Operating Temperature: -4 to 185
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Linear Encoder
  • Power Requirements: DC Powered
Exposed Linear Encoders -- LIC
from DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH

The LIC exposed linear encoders permit absolute position measurement both over large paths of traverse up to 27 m and at high traversing speed. In their dimensions and mounting, they match the LIDA 400. Exposed linear encoders are designed for use on machines and installations that require high... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 1065
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 1.00E-6 to 1.00E-4
Contactless Magnetostrictive Linear Position Transducer -- MK4A
from Gefran

Contactless linear position transducer with ONDA magnetostrictive technology. The absence of electrical contact on the cursor eliminates all wear and guarantees almost unlimited life. Compact size for simple installation. Full protection against outside agents for use in harsh environments with high... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Accuracy: 0.0100 to 0.0400
  • Measurement Range: 1.97 to 157
  • Repeatability: 0.3937
Digital Inductive Displacement Sensors -- EX-614V/EX-V64
from KEYENCE

Digital Inductive Proximity Sensor. 40,000 samples/sec. Sub-micron accuracy. Set Tolerances for HIGH/GO/LOW outputs. Bottom-Dead-Center, Eccentricity/Vibration, and Gap Measurement modes. Monitor dies, crimping tools, surface runout, roller gaps, and vibration of motors. Durable: IP-67 rating [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 0.0 to 0.1600
  • Sensor Technology: Inductive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Linearity: 0.3000
LASERSCALE® Linear, High-accuracy Scale With Built-in Optical Zero Point -- BS65
from Magnescale Americas, Inc.

High accuracy LASERSCALE with built-in optical zero point. Signal wavelength of 138nm. High accuracy, high resolution laser scale :Accuracy : L < 460 : (0.1+0.4L / 100) μm p-p(L=measuring length in mm). Resolution : 0.07nm. High accuracy optical reference point : ± 0.1 μm. Measuring... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 6.3 to 37.8
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 7.00E-7
Microtrak™ 3 Displacement Laser Sensor -- LTS-120-20
from MTI Instruments Inc.

High resolution, high speed laser displacement sensor (non-contact linear displacement sensor) utilizes the latest CMOS sensor technology that challenges even the most difficult measurement applications. The Microtrak ™ 3 is undoubtedly an essential measurement tool for process automation,... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 4.72 to 5.51
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Linearity: 0.0300
Linear Motion Potentiometer -- CFL-100
from P3 America, Inc.

Economical, high precision, floating wiper reduces size, non magnetic [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 3.94
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Potentiometer
  • Linearity: 0.1000 to 0.5000
Linear Probe Encoder -- PE
from US Digital

The PE series linear plunger-style optical encoder has a machined aluminum enclosure. The PE provides either single-ended or differential quadrature encoder output in a convenient mechanical package. Various CPI (counts per inch) ranging from 120 CPI to 2000 CPI are available. Using x4 quadrature... [See More]

  • Body Shape: Rectangular
  • Measurement Range: 1 to 2
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 0.0032 to 0.0508