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Precision Potentiometer Sensors
Portfolio Overview
  • Linear sensors for industrial, medical, and aeronautic applications
  • Wide range of standard or customizable types
  • Most product are custom / application-specific
  • Various sizes and lengths available
  • Vishay Sfernice and MCB are worldwide leaders in this device type
  • Vishay has the widest range of precision potentiometer sensor products and technologies
  • Single turn and multi turn solutions
  • Vishay offers potentiometric and non-contacting technologies
Key Features and Benefits
  • UFPAM/UIPMA
    • Ultra thin : more compact than typical motion sensors
    • Water sealed
    • Ease of assembly
    • High durability
    • Specific versions for various ambient conditions (humidity, temperature, etc.)
  • REC50L
    • Measurement range: 25 mm to 300 mm
    • High accuracy: ± 1 % down to ± 0.025 %
    • Essentially infinite resolution
    • Long life
    • Sealed on request
  • KIT LMF
    • Measurement range: 25 mm to 1000 mm
    • High accuracy: ± 1 % down to ± 0.025 %
    • Good repeatability
    • Simple and flexible mounting
    • Essentially infinite resolution
    • Made in two separate parts:
      • The sensing element
      • The wiper
    • Special designs available on request
  • 34THE
    • All electrical angles available up to: 3600°
    • Accurate linearity down to: ± 0.5 %
    • Very long life: 50M cycles for servo, 10M cycles for bushing
    • Non contacting technology
Advantages
  • UFPAM/UIPMA
    • Extensive experience in various markets, including aeronautic, medical, and industrial
    • Vishay MCB originated this technology, with more than 30 years of know how
    • Highly flexible customization capabilities
  • REC50L
    • Small diameter enables more compact actuators
    • Wide dimensional range up to 300 mm
    • Various taper and linearity options
    • Custom terminations, shafts, or value added features available
  • KIT LMF
    • Compact dimensions enable smaller actuators
    • Various taper and linearity options
    • Open frame format for better fit in end products
    • Custom sizes, wipersm and shapes available
  • 34THE
    • Longer life than wirewound technology
    • Custom packages or value added on request
Market Position
  • Vishay Sfernice and MCB are worldwide leaders. Vishay has the widest products/technologies range
Applications
  • UFPAM/UIPMA
    • Industrial: electrical actuators
    • Off-road : mast position, steering control
    • Mining: survey of ground movements
    • Medical: syringe pumps
  • REC50L
    • Cockpit: military commands
    • Missile fin positioning
    • Oil levels
    • Seat actuators
  • KIT LMF
    • Inserted sensor for: Industrial: actuators
    • Telecom: antenna positioning
    • Medical: syringe pumps
  • 34THE
    • Steering and actuator applications for off-road and marine market
    • Industrial actuators
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