Linear Position Sensors are used to measure a linear position using a whole range of sensing technologies.
Linear-motion Potentiometers are compact in size and light in weight and are capable of transforming mechanical linear movements into corresponding electrical variations.
Linear Magnetic Hall Effect Sensors are suitable for applications to detect the position of linear-motion displacement.
Linear Inductive Position Sensors are durable and provide high accuracy measurements for demanding hydraulic or pneumatic position feedback applications.
Incremental Linear Encoders monitor linear movement and provide position feedback in the form of electrical signals.
Magnetostrictive Linear Position Sensors measures the distance between a position magnet and the head end of the sensing rod.
These sensors are either ATEX & IECEx or CSA approved for use in demanding environments such as gas, dust and mining.
Linear Variable Differential Transformer Sensors are commonly used transducers for measuring linear displacement of an object.
The string pot displacement sensors measure linear movements using a highly flexible steel cable.
Sensors using the eddy current principle are perfect for applications in harsh environments due to their high insensitivity to oil, dirt, dust, moisture and interference fields.
Capacitive Position Sensors are used in displacement and position monitoring where high accuracy, stability and low temperature drift are required.
Suitable for various applications such as civil engineering, automotive, aerospace, nuclear, aeronautics, and even microwave drying applications.
Single Point Laser Sensors use the principle of optical triangulation for high speed, high resolution and very accurate measurements.
The 2D laser scanners are high resolution, high speed and accurate non-contact measuring sensors for position and displacement measurement.
Pressure Sensors measure absolute, gauge and differential pressures.
Our Standard Pressure Sensor range can be used in a wide range of applications for the pressure measurement of gases or liquids.
The (High) Precision Pressure Sensors provide an outstanding performance suited for different measurement ranges or operating temperatures.
Suited for applications which demand very high precision measurements, such as oil, gas and geothermal energy exploration.
The Miniature Pressure Sensors are highly reliable sensors for use in harsh conditions.
Differential Pressure Sensors are used for static measurement and control, flow measurement with pilot tubes and application on air or gas requiring reliable ultra-low measurement of differential pressure.
Submersible Pressure Level Sensors are designed for the accurate measurement of the water depth in boreholes or open water applications.
These sensors are ATEX approved which make them suited for applications with flammable gasses (zone 0), dust (zone 20) and in mining areas (group 1 M1).
The Wireless Pressure Sensors eliminate the need of hard wiring and provide remote process control and monitoring.
Developed to provide accurate pressure measurement in harsh environments and for laboratory applications.
Fujifilm Pressure foils measure pressure, pressure balance and the distribution of the applied pressure.
Wide range of 5, 7 or 12 hole probes for flow measurement
Digitally compensated and linearized scanners for 16, 32 or 64 pressure channels with Ethernet interface
Sensor for very low-pressure applications, the sensors provide very low hysteresis and excellent long-term stability.
Force Sensors measure static and dynamic tensile and compressive forces - precisely and in virtually any condition.
Miniature Force Sensors are based on piezoresistive, metal foil or thin film strain gauges.
The binocular bending beam, or S-beam construction has good moment immunity that results in very accurate output.
Donut Ring Force Sensors are designed for use in compression or in fail-safe tensile applications.
Cylindrical Force Sensors are axial low force sensors with quantified extraneous load and moment rejection.
Bending Shear Beam Force Sensors are used in applications where a load cell shear beam installation is required.
Pancake Force Sensors measure tension and compression forces with excellent accuracy in a low height body design.
Multi Axis Force Sensors can measure two or more axis at the same time.
Fiber Optic Force Sensors are all based on the latest White Light Polarization technology (WLPI).
Sideload and Moment Rejecting Force Sensors incorporate side load and bending movement rejection.
Special Automotive Force Sensors are designed for Test & Measurement applications in the automotive industry.
Wireless Force Sensors bring additional options for applications that measure force in remote or tight areas.
Intrinsically Safe Force Sensors are for use in hazardous and explosive environments.
Load Cells and Weighing Sensors are transducers that convert force into an electronic signal.
Suited to build small or medium-sized platform scales. They offer excellent off-center loading compensation.
Miniature Load Cells are designed for applications with minimum space and high capacity loads.
S-beam Load Cells provide accuracy, compact design features, overload protection and a wide capacity range.
Cylindrical Load Cells are characterized by their cylindrical shape, and can be produced in many different dimensions.
The binocular bending beam construction provides a good moment immunity that results in very accurate output.
Pancake Load Cells measure tension and compression forces with excellent accuracy in a low height body design.
Our range of Load Pins and Shackles has been designed for lifting and weighing in rugged or harsh environments.
Wireless Load Cells are perfect for applications where it is inconvenient to have a hardwired system.
Specially designed for our Load Cells to guarantee the best weighing performance and maximum suitability.
Customized Load Cells for special applications.
For applications in areas where flammable liquids, gasses, vapors, dust, or other combustible materials are present.
A torque sensor or torque transducer is a device for measuring and recording the torque on a rotating system.
Reaction torque sensors in different structural shapes for your needed application
Rotating torque sensors available with different structural shapes and measuring methods for your needed application
Combination of force and torque sensor measures in the same axis with minimal cross talk providing user friendly outputs for direct measurement without mathematical manipulation.
Strain gauges (or strain gages) measure strain on objects or materials. Suitable for research & development, sensor manufacturing and custom made applications.
The F-series Standard Strain Gauges are using lead-free solder and are intended for general use.
Waterproof Strain Gauges WF-series have a pre-attached vinyl lead wire and eliminate the need for moisture-proof coating.
High Temperature Use Strain Gauges can be used in high temperature up to 300°C.
CE Series Cryogenic Low and High temperature Strain Gauges can be used in cryogenic temperatures of -269°C up to 200°C.
Weldable Strain Gauges are installed by spot welding to metal specimens and have a maximum operating temperature of 800°C (-196 +800C).
Straingauges used for surface strain measurement on concrete, mortar or rock.
These straingauges are embedded into the measurement position when the concrete or mortar is placed.
Developed for measurement on ceramic, carbon and composite materials.
Suited for use on materials which have a low elastic modules such as plastic, wood or gypsum.
Straingauges which are applicable to the measurement of large to very large strain up to 30~40%.
Transducer Specific Straingauges convert physical quantity such as load, pressure or position into mechanical strain on the strain generating body which is converted into electrical output.
Used for measurement of bolt or tensile strain, of the process of a crack and its rate of growth in concrete and metal specimen.
Fiber Optic Strain Sensors are used for accurate deformation measurement along the entire length of the fiber without the need for temperature compensation.
Laser Position Sensors are high speed, high resolution and very accurate sensors for displacement and position measurement.
Linear encoders are designed for applications such as surface profiling, high precision contact measuring and checking of displacements.
The sensors are used for accurate non-contact laser measurement of speed and length of moving surfaces and objects.
Optical Micro Meters are devices providing non-contact measurement of diameter of wires, rods and cylinders as well as gaps, edge positions and other dimensional characteristics of geometric objects.
Rotary Position Sensors are suited for precise angle measurement.
Rotary Potentiometers are ideal for measurement applications like control motions and to determine position on industrial controls of operating robots and machines.
Our contactless Rotary Magnetic Hall Effect Sensors are high performance products with EMS durability.
Rotary Encoders are non-contact optical devices used for converting the angular position of a rotating shaft into an analogue or digital data code.
Rotary Inductive Position Sensors feature infinite resolution, a wide operating temperature range and an extremely long rotational life cycle.
RVDT Sensors (Rotary Variable Differential Transformer) are angular position sensors that work contactless.
Tilt & Inclination Sensors measure the angle or position of an object in relation to the earth's gravity.
High precision, temperature compensated, rugged to small and low-cost inclination sensors. For each application we got the right sensor.
Servo inclinometers provide reliable and most accurate tilt and inclination measurements for demanding industrial, military and scientific applications.
Switching systems and tilt measuring systems with build-in sensors with precise and low-noise standard analogue outputs for industrial applications (also ATEX).
Easy to use, mobile and precise tilt measurement over a great measuring range of 360° with display and RS232 interface.
Inclination displays for high precision servo inclinometers and other tilt measuring sensors.
High precision, damped and compensated tiltmeters for geotechnical monitoring.
High precision, submersible up to 2500m inclinometers for offshore and structural monitoring applications.
Acceleration Sensors are used to measure vibration, shock, displacement, velocity, inclination and tilt in high accuracy applications.
Althen offers tailor-made solutions for measuring acceleration in specific applications.
One-axis Piezoelectric IEPE Acceleration Sensors are made of PZT ceramic and have a built-in charge-voltage converter and a pre-amplifier.
For simultaneous measurement of acceleration in three perpendicular axes. Multi axial sensors are offered as MEMS or piezo crystal.
Analog and digital accelerometers with low and high g full scale, and digital 3-axis gyroscopes, qualified according to automotive certificates.
IEPE sensors offer mechanical sensing structures of microscopic size, typically created on silicon, coupled with microelectronic circuits to measure physical parameters such as acceleration.
Smart Industrial IoT measurement solution for condition monitoring applications. The IoT system consists of wireless battery powered industrial sensor nodes and a gateway for communication to transmit data to the cloud.
Vibration sensors are piezoelectric accelerometers that sense vibration.
Identify machine failure with our wireless IoT vibration solution. Without manual measurements or expensive wired equipment.
Piezoelectric vibration sensors for various applications, e.g. charge-output accelerometers and those with IEPE-compatible integrated impedance transformers.
For simultaneous measurement of vibration in three perpendicular axes. All models have a central drilling for easy screw attachment and convenient axis alignment.
Hermetically sealed vibration sensors with a 4 – 20 mA output for various applications
Designed for measuring acceleration and temperature with one sensor.
Highest resolution and lowest noise vibration sensors, intended for the measurement of lowest vibrations.
Sensors for special applications involving temperatures higher than 120°C.
Vibration sensors for special applications. The sensors are working with high frequencys over 29,000 Hz.
Vibration sensors for special applications involving underwater vibration monitoring.
Discuss your specific application with our specialists to ensure the correct sensor solution and installation accessories for your demand.
Vibromatrix® Vibration Measurement Systems and Earthquake Detection Safety System
Gyroscope Sensors are used whenever rate of turn sensing is required without a fixed point of reference.
MEMS based 1, 2, 3 or 6 axis gyroscopes for industrial and OEM applications
1, 2 or 3 axis gyroscopes for aerospace applications
High performance Inertial Systems with 6 axis for navigation
Unpackaged gyroscopes for embedded applications.
Fiber Optic Sensor technology enables precise measurements to be made in the most challenging applications.
The Fiber Optic Load Cells are custom made to fit your application.
Fiber Optic Straingauges are used for accurate deformation measurement along the entire length of the fiber without the need for temperature compensation.
Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors are designed to provide accurate pressure measurement for laboratory applications and even in harsh environments.
Used for the measurement of displacement and vibration of objects offering high precision in demanding environments.
The Fiber Optic Temperature Sensors use either WLPI or GaAs technology and can be used in a wide range of applications ranging from cryogenic temperature to high temperature up to 350 degrees.
Fiber Optic Extensometers (extension-meters) can be used to measure changes in length or displacement in harsh environments
Fiber Optic Signal Conditioners offer the required reliability and the accurateness to monitor critical infrastructure with great efficiency.
The Fiber Optic OEM Boards are suited for integration into a system.
Temperature Sensors are used to accurately measure temperature from a distance by detecting the infrared radiation of an object.
The small sensing heads of the Infrared Temperature Sensors are well suited for applications where space is limited.
Handheld Infrared Temperature Sensors equipped with laser sighting for precise and reliable temperature measurement.
Temperature Scanners are ideal for use in turbine engines, diesel engines, and compressor test cells, as well as other industrial environments such as boiler and oven temperature monitoring.
Wireless IoT Sensor Solution to measure to monitor indoor environmental quality. The IoT system keeps track of air quality (including Volatile Organic Compounds), temperature, humidity, ambient light, noise and barometric pressure.
Fast, precise and flexible to use: Graphtec Data Loggers for all applications.
The next generation data aquisition unit to measure the selected signal on demand with the selected number of channels and time interval.
High speed 1MS/s data loggers with voltage and temperature measurement and isolated simultaneous 4 or 8 channel.
Standalone multi-channel data loggers with up to 200 isolated/universal inputs, setting new heights in data recording.
Accessories for data logger series GL2xx, GL8xx, GL9xx and GL2000 in passive and active modular enclosure. Easy way to connect different signals to the midi LOGGER series.
Measuring Cases for mobile use in combination with a GRAPHTEC datalogger for the acquisition of measuring signals.
Special sensors for temperature and humidity for all data loggers.
Special accessories for GRAPHTEC data acquisition/ logger systems.
Data Loggers for a wide range of special-and general-purpose applications and for any interface and deployment method.
Data loggers for stand-alone or PC connected operation.
Data acquisition and playback software for DATAQ INSTRUMENTS data acquisition/logger systems.
Data acquisition systems for a wide range of special-and general-purpose applications and
for any interface and deployment method.
We invented DAQ starter kits. No products anywhere give you more measurement power for less.
Accessories for all DATAQ Instruments products.
LASCAR´s simple & low-cost Data Loggers measure a number of parameters including temperature, humidity, voltage, current, event/count/state and carbon monoxide.
Lascar´s simple & low-cost USB dataloggers measure a number of parameters including temperature, humidity, voltage, current, event/count/state and carbon monoxide.
Extension cables, Datapad + Rubber cases, Batteries for LASCAR products.
Bus compatible evaluation electronics for automated applications.
Modular and scalable data acquisition hardware for the integration of a wide range of sensor types.
Fiber Optic Instrumentation enables precise measurements to be made in the most challenging applications.
Single and multi-channel Straingauge Amplifiers with precise, low-noise standard analogue outputs, display and setpoints for industrial applications.
Single and multi channel LVDT & RVDT Amplifiers with precise, low-noise standard analogue outputs for industrial applications.
Digital weight transmitters with CANOPEN, ETHERNET, PROFIBUS etc. interfaces for multiple transducers with sum functions (OIML).
Digital weight indicators with relay outputs for multiple transducers with various mathematical functions (OIML).
Digital displays for standard analogue signals, some also with integrated Straingauge Amplifier.
Pressure Transducers and Temperature Sensors for Industrial Applications.
Digitally compensated and linearized scanners for 16, 32 or 64 temperature channels with Ethernet interface
Wide range of adaptors, fittings and pneumatic connectors for pressure measurement
Aeroprobe is the world’s leading producer of precision air data and flow measurement systems and instruments that provide real-time air and flow data. The extensive product line is used in a wide range of industries and applications where accuracy and efficiency are key.
Measurement Foils enable you to measure pressure distribution, heat distribution and UV light distribution.
Fujifilm Prescale foils measure pressure, pressure balance and the distribution of the applied pressure.
Fujifilm Thermoscale foils measure the temperature of the heat source and heat distribution.
Fujifilm UV-scale foils measure UV light and UV light distribution.
Fujifilm Software converts the developed foils into quantifiable values. In order to read the results of the foils, this Fujifilm software is needed.
Precise and Reliable Analysis of Machine Vibrations Using Turn-Key Measurement Systems.
Custom designed weighing systems which can handle heavy loads while maintaining mobility.
The Earthquake Measurement Systems are used as safety measurement and able to detect earthquakes while distinguishing them from other vibrations.
Turn key systems which take measurements based on inclination.
Electronic compasses for high-precision orientation, position determination and surveying for the unmanned vehicle and marine industry.
Our fast and accurate Laser Measurement Systems can be used for a wide variety of non-contact measurements.
Intended for contactless measuring of inner diameter and profiles of gun barrels, cylindrical and taper pipes, progressive cavity stators, turbodrills and so on.
Designed for contactless scanning of geometrical parameters.
Intended for non-contact measuring and monitoring of the edges of various objects, such as tapes, plates and substrates.
Designed for non-contact scanning of products to obtain 3D computer-simulated models.
Althen offers a variety of sensors and measurement solutions for the Railway industry; from sensors that can be embedded in trains, to measurement instruments for maintenance departments.
The electronic Wheel Diameter Measurement gauge is designed for high precision measurement of the wheel rolling circle diameter.
Wheel Profile Measurement Tools designed for contactless analysis of railway wheel profile parameters.
Created for contactless measurement of back-to-back distance between railway wheels during repair, examination, check-ups and formation of the wheel sets.
The 3D Wheel Measurement Systems are designed for automated contactless measurement of railway wheels.
Train & Tram Weighing Systems are developed to accurately weigh and determine the balance of each and every individual axle.
The Brake Disk Profile Gauges are developed for contactless measurement of disk wear parameters and analysis of brake disks profile through laser scanning.
The Portable Laser Rail Profilometer is developed for contactless analysis of rail head profile and measurement of rail wear parameters.
A Propeller Shaft Earthing System will prevent early maintenance costs of the ships propeller and shaft bearings.
A Propeller Shaft Earthing System can monitor the variation of the electrical potential between the rotating shaft and the ships hull.
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