Cable/Wire Actuated Sensor/Encoder
The POSIWIRE®/POSITAPE® sensors and encoders operates by attaching the measurement cable from the sensor directly to the moving object. The measurement cable is coiled onto a cable drum that is under constant spring tension. The unwinding process from the drum converts the linear movement of the measuring cable into an angular movement which is then captured by angle sensor elements (encoders or potentiometers) and converted into an electrical output signal. Subsequent signal conditioners convert the signal of the sensing element into voltage (0...10 Volt), current, (4...20 mA), or digital pulses (SSI) suitable for standard interfaces.
Technical advantages ● Fast and easy installation ● Compact design ● Resistant to vibration and shock ● High protection class up to IP68/IP69 ● Linearity up to 0.01% ● Measuring lengths up to 60,000 mm ● Numerous output types ● NEW: also available with magnetic absolute encoder
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