Tag Archives: hydraulics & pneumatics

External Position Feedback for Hydraulic Cylinders

The classic linear position feedback solution for hydraulic cylinders is the rod-style magnetostrictive sensor installed from the back end of the cylinder. The cylinder rod is gun-drilled to accept the length of the sensor probe, and a target magnet is … Continue reading

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Hydraulic Cylinder Position Feedback, Revisited

In a previous Sensortech post entitled “Hydraulic Cylinder Position Feedback“, we discussed the basic concept of hydraulic cylinder position feedback.  In case you might have missed that post, here it is for an encore appearance. Magnetostrictive linear position transducers are commonly … Continue reading

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Online Sources of Sensor Technology News

There are many excellent industrial trade magazines that offer equally valuable online content.  If you are interested in the latest news and information about industrial sensor technology, be sure to subscribe or regularly follow these online publications: Machine Design Motion System Design … Continue reading

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