Mobile hydraulic position sensors are field-seviceable

Designed for use with hydraulic cylinders in mobile applications, the field-serviceable Flexible MH (FHM) has been added to the MH series of magnetostrictive linear position sensors, by MTS Sensors.

The externally threaded FMH sensor has a two-part design which allows users to separate the flexible sensing element and electronics from the housing without opening the hydraulic system.

 Trained service technicians can remove and replace the internal components with just 200mm of clearance, regardless of stroke length and without breaking the hydraulic seal, says the company. This means decreased downtime and disruption, it says.

 The FMH uses the company’s proprietary Temposonics magnetostrictive technology with a ±0.2mm typical resolution, repeatability of ±0.005% (full scale) and a ±0.04% linearity (full scale). Available with analogue or CANbus output options, the sensor supports stroke lengths of 500 to 5,000mm. Replacement units ship as coiled rings for ease of handling and reduced shipping costs.

http://www.mtssensors.com

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