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Variohm Eurosensor has introduced the XT45, a hollow-shaft magnetic rotary encoder that is suitable for rotary position sensing in heavy-duty applications, such as oil and gas, cranes, wind turbines and mining.

Featuring Avtron’s wide-gap magnetic sensing technology, designed to ‘see through’ dust, dirt, water, oil and grease, the company claims the XT45 offers a more reliable alternative to optical encoders, which can be fragile and damaged by contamination.

The sensor’s non-contacting technology uses a rotor system with radial north and south pole inserts and a stationary, magnetoresisitive sensor.

It is available either as separate rotor/stator units, without bearings, or as fully housed and sealed assemblies for severe-duty use, with support bearings.

Key features

  • IP67 rated
  • Shock rating to 300g and vibration to 20g
  • Polyurethane enamel paint finish resists dirt, oil, mild acid and salt water
  • Universal 5–24V operation
  • 5,000ppr resolution with full quadrature A, B and Z channel output
  • Operating temperature range: -40 to +100°C
  • Diagnostics can be built in, allowing users to remotely identify problems
  • Self-diagnostic alarm and short-circuit protection

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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