Position Sensing (Rotary and Linear) Magnets
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Custom Magnets for Position Sensing (Rotary and Linear) Magnets
Position sensors utilize magnets to precisely measure and track rotary and linear movements. Whether in industrial automation, robotics, or automotive applications, position sensing solutions offer reliability and high-performance that meets the demands of the most challenging environments.
In rotary position sensing, magnets enable the detection and measurement of angular displacement with exceptional accuracy. By incorporating magnets into the sensor design, the magnetic field interacts with a rotating target, generating a proportional electrical signal. This signal is then processed to determine the precise position of the rotating object, enabling precise control and monitoring in various applications.
Linear position sensing, on the other hand, relies on magnets to capture linear displacement. Position sensors employ magnets in conjunction with a linear target, such as a magnetic strip or a magnetized scale. As the target moves along the sensor, the magnetic field is altered, and sensors convert these changes into electrical signals, providing accurate and real-time position feedback. This allows for precise control and positioning in applications where linear movement is critical.
The use of magnets in position sensing systems offers several key advantages. First and foremost is the exceptional accuracy achieved through the precise interaction between the magnetic field and the target. Position sensors can detect even the slightest movements, ensuring that the position measurements are highly reliable and accurate.
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