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UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

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15/07/2021

Join us on 15 July 2021 on the MVC Technology Presentation Hub and explore eight online seminar theatres. (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Position sensors boost efficiency

Position sensors boost efficiency Moog is using a closed loop feedback, customised inductive displacement sensor from Micro-Epsilon to acquire data on the exact positioning of the control pistons on its hydraulic proportional valves. The focus of Micro-Epsilon’s sensor solution was to develop a customised coil and to manufacture the product, including the tooling, at a low cost, using its high volume manufacturing division based in the Czech Republic, Micro Sensor. In the finished design, Micro-Epsilon’s transSensor LVDT is mounted on a pressure tube outside of the pressurised section of Moog’s valves. Inside the pressure tube is a moveable core, which is permanently attached to the control piston. This core acts as a passive position transmitter and has several technical advantages. First, there is no contact and so there is no wear. Second, the sensor is not subjected to pressure and was therefore constructed from a cost-effective engineering polymer, which can withstand temperatures up to 100°C.
 

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