REDwire Absolute linear position sensor an ‘industry standard’ for many demanding applications

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The PT101 position sensor is available from Durham Instruments.

Measurement-Specialties' PT101 position sensor has become an industry standard for thousands of applications. Available in Canada through Durham Instruments, the PT101 has many best-in-class features that make it a top choice for aircraft structural testing, hydraulic cylinder control, valve stem opening, factory automation and much more.

Key features and advantages

The PT101 position sensor has a classic stringpot design with a powder painted and anodized aluminum enclosure, which protects the plastic-hybrid precision potentiometer, allowing it to operate in temperatures from -40 to 90 degrees C (-40 to 200 degrees F). The lightweight unit is available in full stroke ranges up to 100 inches, and provides a voltage feedback signal linearly proportional to the position of its travelling stainless steel measuring cable. In addition, the PT101 installs in minutes and doesn’t require perfect parallel alignment. Users simply secure the base to a fixed surface and attach the measuring cable to the moving object.

A leading supplier

The PT101 position sensor, as well as a broad range of technologies from Measurement Specialties, is available from Durham Instruments. The Pickering, Ont.-based company has more than 30 years of experience in the instrumentation field, offering expert solutions and a superior line of quality measuring instruments for any measuring problem. The company’s instrument specialists are geared with the right tools and knowledge to assess customer needs, from pressure, to displacement, to acceleration and more.

By only partnering with leading manufacturers, Durham Instruments ensures each instrument to be the most reliable, accurate and durable in the market. To learn more, visit the company’s website


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