By DE StaffMotion Control Machine Building
Novotechnik Vert-X 2900 series suited to extreme environment applications.
Novotechnik U.S. introduced its Vert-X 2900 Series of sensors, which measure angular position and are available in single or redundant versions. Specific configurations can include start- and end-angles for less than 360° maximum range, index point, cw or ccw indication and non-linear curves. Measurement range is up to 0 to 360° with repeatability of 0.1°. Mechanical range is 360° continuous. Available analog outputs are 10 to 90% of supply voltage and 5 to 95% of supply voltage. Other key Vert-X 2900 Series specifications include sample rate up to 5 kHz. The sensors are sealed to IP 67, life is ≥ 50 million movements and MTTF is over 650 years. They have an operating temperature range of -40 to +125°C and they meete five EN 55022 and EN 61000 standards.