Longfellow II heavy-duty, high-performance linear position transducer can exceed 1 billion dither operations, operate in temperatures from -65 to 105C, withstand shock ratings to 50g and vibrations up to 2,000 Hz, and still deliver a smooth, high-quality signal. With a total electrical travel range from 6 to 48 inches, the Longfellow II is targeted for use in industrial applications such as injection-molding machines, printing presses, meat packing equipment, and drill presses.
Data Instruments, Transducer Products Group, 100 Discovery Way, Acton, MA 01720, FAX (978) 263-0630.
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