Position Sensor

  Enquiry / contact me

Underwater applications at up to 15 bar

Sensor Technology

Position Sensor
Position Sensor

Highly durable, the ASM's POSICHRON PCST27 series position sensors with a rod profile design can be easily installed inside the cylinder and precisely detect piston positions under difficult conditions. Also suitable for measurement of fluid levels, they can be used underwater at pressures up to 15 bar. Protected to IP68, the sensors consist of a magnetostrictive waveguide and a movable position magnet. Based on magnetically generated density waves and the measurement of time pulses, this measurement principle suits applications that demand high precision, repeatability and resistance against environmental factors such as vibration, humidity or shock. The sea water resistant stainless steel housing allows use in off-shore locations. Based upon non-contact measurement technology, this position sensor ensures years of trouble-free operation. The absolute output offers linearity up to ±0.02% full scale. Measurement lengths from 0 to 100 or from 0 to 5,750 mm are available. For easy integration into various systems, there is either an analog (with 0,5-10V or 4-20mA), a pulse (start/stop) or SSI output available. Longitudinal cable water tightness is a first in these sensors.

Posted on July 19, 2012 - (613 views)
by
ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
Am Bleichbach 18-22
85452 Moosinning - Germany
+49-8123-9860
+49-8123-986500
View full company profile
Location
Related articles
2 in 1 Mechanical Position Sensor
Color Sensor
Digital Transmitter
Smart Fitting
Shock Transportation Data Logger MSR175
Laser Triangulation Sensors optoNCDT 1420
Sensing Innovation in Process and Control
Mechanical Position Sensor MP600 Series
The Internet of Things Starts with a Sensor
Temperature Sensors