With their LRW2/3 series linear potentiometers, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik offers precise and cost-effective sensors that are used in test engineering to check dimensional stability – particularly when there are a lot of measuring points –, lifetime and mechanical load of components. The linear displacement transducers are further used in the manufacturing petrol tanks for cars, for example, to determine and monitor the dimensions of the tank.
The LRW2/3 series linear potentiometers are characterized by their compact size and double bearing push rod. The return spring allows them to be used as feelers without needing to be installed to the device under test. The sensors measure at a process speed of max. 10 m/s and a linearity of max. ±0.05 % of the measurement range (LRW2) and ±0.1 % (LRW3).
The LRW2 sensors are available for measurement ranges from 10 to 150 mm and have a spring button with ball point, ensuring the displacement transducers can travel to the object being measured. This allows several scanning spots to be detected accurately, quickly and easily.
LRW3 sensors are available for measurement ranges up to 50 mm and feature a spring loaded feeler with roller tip. Both sensors are protection class IP40 and designed for working temperatures from -30 °C to +100 °C.
WayCon Positionsmesstechnik further offers various types of linear potentiometers for use in different applications.
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WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH has been developing and producing filling level, position and distance sensors since 1999. With their head offices in Taufkirchen near Munich, a second office in Brühl near Cologne and distributors in 28 countries, the innovative company supplies its products worldwide. Our goal is to provide our clients with optimal measurement engineering solutions: From high quality sensors from our standard range to client-specific solutions, from the prototype to range - for different usage areas in industry and research. The products, manufactured in Taufkirchen, are subject to the strictest quality requirements and are delivered without exception with a calibration certificate.
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Marcus Venghaus | WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH
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