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Variohm Eurosensor has introduced Novotechnik’s RFD series of sensors. The sensors are non-contacting Hall-effect-based components that are mechanically and electrically compatible with their predecessor, the RFA, yet more economically priced.

According to the company, Hall effect-based sensors yield absolute measurements, which are reliable even under tough environmental conditions. They are relatively low cost in comparison with other measurement technologies, which makes them suitable for countless applications in machine engineering and plant design as well as for mobile applications.

The reliable and powerful RFD sensors are suitable for measurement angles of up to 360°. They offer a 12-bit resolution and an independent linearity of ±0.5 per cent, and are available in single, partially, or completely redundant designs.

The sensors are suitable for use in the fields of industrial and automotive technology.

Key features and benefits

  • Extremely flat sensor housing measures only 7mm in height
  • Made of a sturdy thermoplastic material
  • Two injection-moulded screw mounts are reinforced with brass bushings (distances between bores: 31mm)
  • The included matching position transducer has a diameter of 22.2mm and a height of 5.6mm
  • Lateral installation offsets of ±1.5mm will not compromise measurement integrity
  • The sensor side is clearly labelled, thus simplifying installation

Variohm Eurosensor

Founded in 1974, Variohm Eurosensor has been the leading single source supplier of sensors and associated electronic systems for over 40 years.
Variohm’s product portfolio includes sensors and transducers for; position, pressure, temperature and load. With a technical sales support team ready for new challenges, Variohm can ensure that the most suitable sensor will be selected for applications in any industry.

Based in Towcester, Northamptonshire, Variohm Eurosensor has been the leading single source supplier of industrial sensors and associated electronic systems since 1974.

With a technical sales support team, receiving regular product training, Variohm has the structure and financial strength to deliver technical support and quality service along with expert up-to-date advice on their entire product portfolio. Variohm’s ability to design, develop, source and deliver a vast range of sensor solutions means that the sales support team is able to work with customers throughout their entire project, enabling customers to influence how their products work.

Variohm’s aim is to provide an efficient, cost effective, flexible service to customers, irrespective of their size, business or geographical location.

Variohm Eurosensor are part of the Variohm Holdings Group. Variohm Holdings as an entity can provide products to suit any sensing application in any industry and is eager to use it’s combined knowledge and skills to solve new applications.

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Variohm Eurosensor’s range of products monitor: –Position, Load, Pressure and Temperature

Position sensors include rotary and linear sensors, cable extension transducers and inclination sensors. Available in various contacting and non-contacting technologies, including Hall effect, incremental and absolute encoders and laser measurement.

Load and force sensing; load cells from 1g to 1000t capacities, available in a wide range of mechanical sizes and designs to suit all applications. High speed bagging controllers, torque transducers to measure both dynamic and static loads, with various mounting and electrical connection options.

Pressure transducers and switches to measure absolute, differential and gauge pressure up to 5000 Bar. These sensors are available is a wide range of outputs and also standard and customised housing options, with IP ratings up to IP69K.

Thermistors and probes offering a wide temperature measurement range, with excellent interchangeability and stability which are also space and flight approved or medically approved where appropriate. Custom and bespoke solutions are available and many are manufactured or modified on site.

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