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Direct load position sensing with secondary feedback encoders

Motion control system designers have found a way to eliminate or reduce common sources of position error, such as mechanical backlash, non-linearity, and hysteresis.  The method is called direct load position sensing and it employs linear encoders as a source of … Continue reading

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Linear Feedback Sensor Applications: The Three M’s

Applications for linear feedback sensors are numerous and varied.  Likewise, linear feedback sensors are available in numerous form factors and with a wide variety of performance characteristics.  Matching your application to the most appropriate sensor can be a daunting proposition. … Continue reading

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High Precision Positioning with Electro-Hydraulic Motion Control

Peter Nachtwey of Delta Computer Systems has written an excellent primer on electro-hydraulic motion control.   In addition to many design and component selection tips, he highlights the benefits of magnetostrictive linear displacement transducers (MLDT) for position feedback to the controller.  Check out … Continue reading

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