LVDT Signal Conditioner Takes On Industrial Process Control

NewTek Sensor Solutions’ NTC-6000 LVDT signal conditioner pairs with nearly any ac-operated LVDT, RVDT or LVRT half bridge to deliver position feedback in 4 mA to 20 mA, 0 to 5V, 0 to 10V, or RS-485 formats for process control systems requiring digital output. Reportedly, dc-operated position sensors cannot perform reliably in industrial applications with harsh environments.  Void of internal electronics, ac-operated sensors operate with higher accuracy and longevity in areas with high temperatures, vibration and shock. But they cannot provide digital output on their own. 

Configurable with LVDTs, RVDTs, and VR half bridge position sensors, the NTC-6000 converts unconditioned position feedback from ac-operated sensors to digital output for use by PLCs, data acquisition systems, and data loggers. Users can connect the NTC-6000 up to 100 feet away from an ac-operated sensor that remotely operates in extreme environments. For example, the AC-LVDT could be installed on a packaging line with extreme vibrations and shock, verifying critical dimensions, roller or tension arm location, or product flatness while the signal conditioner can be mounted remotely in a benign location.   

As the position sensor does not contain any internal electronics, it requires external excitation, which the NTC-6000 provides while retrieving the sensor’s unconditioned position output for conversion into analog or digital output that is communicated to a control system.  For multiple sensor requirements, units digitally communicate with up to 16 devices simultaneously and are connectable in a master/slave configuration.

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The NTC-6000 is available in-stock for quick delivery.  For more information, checkout the NTC-6000 datasheet and/or or contact Mike Marciante at 856-406-6877 to discuss application requirements. Also visit NewTek Sensor Solutions.

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