Serial 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]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 0.5906
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Accuracy: 0.1000
MME-MTS-1000-TLF-AIF Displacement encoder -- 178303
from Festo Corporation

Displacement encoder MME-MTS-1000-TLF-AIF With absolute displacement encoder, 1000 mm effective electrical displacement, for axis controller type SPC-200 CE mark (see declaration of conformity)=to EU directive for EMC, Measuring method: displacement encoder=Digital, Ambient temperature=-40 - 75... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 39.37
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Linearity: 0.0200
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]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 3 to 48
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 5.00E-4 to 0.0080
SMART Position Sensor, SPS Series, 255 mm linear configuration, 0 mm to 225 mm [0 in to 8.86 in] sensing range, 6 Vdc to 24 Vdc supply voltage, RS232-type digital output, magnet included -- SPS-L225-HDLS
from Honeywell Sensing & IoT

The SMART Position Sensor is one of the most durable, adaptable, and lightweight linear position sensors available in the industry, enabling highly accurate motion control and improving operation efficiency and safety. Its simple, non-contact design eliminates mechanical failure mechanisms, reducing... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Linearity: 0.4000
  • Sensor Technology: Magnetoresistive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Resolution: 0.0035
Guided Incremental Linear Encoder -- SMIG
from Hymark/Kentucky Gauge

Incremental ruler. Easy installation. Resolution up to 5 μm. Unaffected by dust, debris or liquids [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 6.3 to 22.44
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder; Magnetoresistive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Resolution: 0.0050 to 0.0500
optoNCDT ILR Laser Distance Sensor -- ILR1183-30
from Micro-Epsilon Group

The laser distance sensors of the optoNCDT 1181/1182/1183 series are intended for precise distance measurements up to 150 meters. Many different interfaces facilitate fast integration in existing systems. Typical tasks are filling level measurements and also safety applications such as position... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Resolution: 0.0998
  • Measurement Range: 3.93 to 5905
  • Sampling Frequency: 1.60E-4 to 0.0500
NOVOSTRICTIVE Digital Transducer up to 4250 mm, Touchless -- TP1 Series
from Novotechnik U.S., Inc.

Special Features. Non-contacting magnetostrictive measurement technology. Touchless position detection. Wear-free, unlimited mechanical life. Resolution up to 1 μm, independently of length. Low temperature coefficient <15 ppm/K. Insensitive to shock and vibration. Protection class IP67 / IP68. [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 1.97 to 177
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder; Magnetoresistive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Linearity: 0.0200
Absolute Encoder System With RTLA50 Linear Scale -- EVOLUTE™
from Renishaw

What is EVOLUTE?. Based on Renishaw's industry-proven absolute technology, the EVOLUTE series is a true-absolute non-contact optical encoder with a 50 µm scale period, bringing superb installation tolerances and greater dirt immunity for applications that demand not only the highest... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 394
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 5.00E-5 to 5.00E-4
Absolute Linear Position Sensor -- RF251
from RIFTEK

Wide temperature range. IP57. Absolute Linear Position Sensors (Absolute Linear Encoders) are designed for measuring and checking displacements, dimensions, run-outs, surface profiles and deformations of engineered objects. Riftek ’s absolute linear encoder series includes two models: RF251... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 0.1181 to 0.9843
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 1.00E-4 to 0.0100
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]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 236
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder; Magnetoresistive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Resolution: 6.25E-5
Chemically Resistant Sensor -- ToughSonic CHEM 10
from Senix Distance and Level Sensors

The ToughSonic CHEM 10 is a chemically resistant ultrasonic sensor designed for applications where corrosive liquids or gasses are present, but it is an excellent choice for benign environments as well. With a maximum range of 10 feet (3 meters), it is the smallest sensor in the ToughSonic CHEM... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 4 to 120
  • Sensor Technology: Ultrasonice Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Sampling Frequency: 0.0200
Light Gauging Position Sensors -- L-GAGE LH Series
from Banner Engineering Corp.

Extremely accurate, robust and self-contained laser displacement sensor using a 1024 pixel CMOS linear imager. Precise narrow laser spot for easy alignment to the target. Reliable and accurate measurement results on real world targets, such as machined metal, wood, ceramic, paper and painted... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Operating Temperature: 14 to 113
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Electrical Connection: 150 mm (6 in.) M12 8-pin Euro-style pigtail quick-disconnect.

    Mating QD cables are purchased separately
Laser-Distance Sensor -- OADM 20 (Laser, RS485 interface, < 250mm)
from Baumer Ltd.

features. serial interface RS 485. resolution up to 50 µm. also with laser line for rough surfaces [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 1.97
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Operating Temperature: 32 to 122
Linear - Wirewound -- Series 2010
from Betatronix LLC

During our early years, Betatronix primarily manufactured precision rotary potentiometers. It wasn't until Texas Instruments offered us the opportunity to work on the fin position actuator of the HARMS and Paveway missiles that we entered the linear motion potentiometer business. Texas Instruments'... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial; Parallel
  • Measurement Range: 0.5000 to 6
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Potentiometer
  • Linearity: 0.2000 to 1
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]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 1065
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 1.00E-6 to 1.00E-4
Contactless Magnetostrictive Linear Position Transducer -- IK4-S
from Gefran

Contactless magnetostrictive linear position transducer with RS422-SSI digital output interface. The absence of electrical contact on the cursor eliminates all wear and guarantees almost unlimited life. The IK4 line ’s new mechanical structure offers improved features for in-cylinder use,... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Accuracy: 0.0200
  • Measurement Range: 1.97 to 157
  • Repeatability: 0.3937
CMOS Multi-Function Analog Laser Sensor -- IL-2000
from KEYENCE

IL Series Multi-Function Laser Displacement. The IL Series is a displacement sensor utilizing laser triangulation with KEYENCE's proprietary LSGC algorithm to ensure stable measurement on almost any surface. Built-in hold functions allow instant processing of measurements like peak or bottom height... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 39.37 to 138
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Linearity: 0.1600
LASERSCALE® Linear, High-accuracy Scale With Built-in Reference Point -- BL57
from Magnescale Americas, Inc.

Highly versatile Laserscale ideal for precision stages,semiconductor inspection systems, precision processing machines, and liquid crystal manufacturing equipment. [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 1.18 to 16.14
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Resolution: 2.00E-5 to 4.00E-4
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]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 4.72 to 5.51
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Linearity: 0.0300
CD4 Series -- CD4-30
from Optex FA

Laser head use with CD4A-N or P controller and ext. cables CD4CN-S-Robot [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 0.3937
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor
  • Sampling Frequency: 10
Ind. angular measuring system -- PMI360D-F130-R2-V15
from Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH

Position sensor for PAX001 [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 0.0 to 14.17
  • Sensor Technology: Inductive Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Operating Temperature: -13 to 158
SSI Absolute Linear Encoder -- Linarix SSI
from POSITAL - FRABA

POSITAL LINARIX draw wire sensors (also known as string encoders or wire actuated encoders) are commonly used in applications that require linear motion to be monitored for system control or to ensure safety. Compared to conventional linear potentiometers or string pots, LINARIX sensors are more... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 1 to 160
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Linear Encoder; Hall Effect Position Sensor; Linear Encoder
  • Accuracy: 0.0180 to 100
KIT L
from RSF Electronics, Inc.

Compact highly integrated design, extremely flat design, high resolution [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Resolution: 1.00E-4
  • Sensor Technology: Linear Encoder
  • Linear Encoder Speed: 8000
Ultrasonic Sensor For The Detection Of Levels Within Pressure Accumulators And Hydraulic Cylinders -- SONOCONTROL 14
from SONOTEC Ultraschallsensorik Halle GmbH

The intelligent compact sensor SONOCONTROL 14 is designed for the detection of the position of pistons in hydraulic cylinders or pressure accumulators and for the monitoring of fluid levels. The sensor enable contactless measurement through the wall of a pipe or tank and is in particular suitable... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Sampling Frequency: 0.1550
  • Sensor Technology: Ultrasonice Linear Position Sensor/Switch
  • Power Requirements: DC Powered
BE 90 Barcode Positioning System
from TR Electronic

Absolute position device utilising a bar code tape scanning technique. Range up to 10,000 meters. Unique wide angle laser scanning technology permits accurate position measurement of even curved AGV tracks. Distance from detector to track not as critical as in other like systems. SSI and Profibus... [See More]

  • Interface: Serial
  • Measurement Range: 393701
  • Sensor Technology: Optical Triangulation Position Sensor