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The Multidrive 6185 tractor incorporates a Pentronic all-wheel steering system that includes Variohm Eurosensor’s Novotechnik RFC4800 ‘touchless technology’ non-contacting angle sensors.

The two or four wheel steering system contains independent axle-control and prevents crop damage and soil compaction.

This allows the tractor to carry and haul heavy loads and perform meticulous spraying and spreading tasks.

The RFC4800 angle sensor provides a 12-bit resolution (0.09 degrees) analogue output.

It comprises of a position marker with an encapsulated magnet attached to the customer’s shaft and a separate sensor in a robust IP69 rated sealed housing made from high-grade and temperature-resistant plastic.

The transmissive properties between magnet and sensor allow operation through non-magnetic materials.

Three models are available for supply voltages of 5VDC, 12 VDC or 12/24VDC.

Optional output formats include 0 – 10VDC, 0.5 – 4.5VDC, a ratiometric voltage based upon a pre-calibrated percentage of the input and 4 – 20 mA.

The standard electrical angle is 360 degrees but optional 30 to 360 degree specials are available as redundant output versions and IP67 rated housings.

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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