Non-Contact Position Sensor Flatter Than A Pancake

ASM presents the posichron PCFP25, a contact-less, ultra-flat magnetostrictive position sensor for space-restricted applications.

Measuring a mere 8-mm thick, the component is an absolute, non-contact, and wear-free position sensor with measurement ranges from 100 mm to 5,750 mm.

The sensor system consists of a magnetostrictive waveguide and a moveable position magnet. The sensor is resistant to dirt, moisture and dust, and resists shocks up to 50g and has protection class IP67.

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Analog and digital outputs are available. The sensor reaches a linearity up to ±0,02% fs. For safety applications the sensor can be mounted in redundant design. For deeper insights and revelations, peruse the posichron PCFP25 datasheet.

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