Part no.: LD0-A
• Compact housing
• Voltage and Current (4-20mA) output options
• 1m to 30m measurement range options
POSITAL’s LINARIX draw wire sensors measure linear motion by displacing a stainless steel wire wound around a wire drum that actuates the rotary encoder coupled to it via coupling. A spring is used to retract the wire in the housing. The encoder provides a proportional output. Measurements are highly accurate, reliable and the systems have very long lifetime
The LINARIX line offers a wide range of measurement lengths ranging from 1 m to 30 m [3 to 98 ft] and position output is given as an analog voltage or current signal. Furthermore the output can be scaled over the specific range of interest without any special programming or tools, optimizing the dynamic range. LINARIX products are available with different mechanical options, housing materials and springs to enable you to always find the most suitable product for your application
Compared to conventional linear pots and linear measurement systems using multiple gears and encoders LINARIX line are more durable and can be used to replace them directly avoiding common problems of slippage and wear. Draw wire sensors from POSITAL provide extremely precise measurements because of inherent accuracy of encoders while rugged construction ensures reliable performance even under extreme conditions.
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