Linear Transducers

Linear transducers are used to measure movement in a straight line. Unlike current transducers, which convert current into another type of electrical signal, linear transducers convert displacement into an electrical signal that's proportional to the amount of displacement. 


How do linear transducers work?

Linear transducers are made up of a circular cluster of primary and secondary windings with a separate circular core that passes through the middle. The primary windings are triggered with an AC supply to produce a magnetic field. This then creates a signal in the secondary windings.


Uses for linear transducers

Linear transducers are designed to perform in very cold temperatures, harsh environments, and under high vibration and shock levels. Their robustness means that they are suitable for use in power turbines, hydraulics, automation, satellites and many other applications. 


A major advantage to using a linear transducer is that you can achieve high precision in dimensional measurements, meaning that they're also suitable for applications where accuracy is key, like construction and electronic circuitry. 


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RS Stock No. 909-4212
BrandRS PRO
€96.41
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200mm - - - IP65 - 8.6mm 28.1mm 227mm -40°C - +85°C 200mm 10kΩ
RS Stock No. 909-4203
BrandRS PRO
€90.39
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100mm - - - IP65 - 8.6mm 28.1mm 127mm -40°C - +85°C 100mm 10kΩ
RS Stock No. 909-4196
BrandRS PRO
€73.64
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25mm - - - IP65 - 8.6mm 28.1mm 52mm -40°C - +85°C 25mm 10kΩ
RS Stock No. 909-4209
BrandRS PRO
€87.04
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50mm - - - IP65 - 8.6mm 28.1mm 77mm -40°C - +85°C 50mm 10kΩ
RS Stock No. 775-3871
Mfr. Part No.804619-RS
€9.10
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- - - Stainless Steel IP43, IP65 - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 390-7998
Mfr. Part No.PC-M-0175 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€334.36
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175mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP65 - - 540mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 176-942
Mfr. Part No.PZ-67-S-025 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€259.01
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25mm - 20 V Anodised Aluminium IP67 - - 143.5mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 775-3880
Mfr. Part No.208158/015
€15.15
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1.5mm 1.3 mA - Stainless Steel IP43, IP65 ±1.5 mm - - - -40°C - +150°C - -
RS Stock No. 177-894
Mfr. Part No.PZ-67-S-100 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€272.46
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100mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium IP67 - - 218.5mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 390-8036
Mfr. Part No.PZ-34-A-125 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€207.21
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125mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - - 393mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 390-8020
Mfr. Part No.PZ-34-A-150 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€208.55
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150mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - - 443mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 837-2072
Mfr. Part No.BTL6-E500-M0300-PF-S115
BrandBALLUFF
€399.02
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300mm Maximum of 150 mA 10 → 30 V dc Anodised Aluminium IP67 4 → 20 mA, Maximum of 500 Ω 19.5mm 56mm 400mm -25°C - +70°C - -
RS Stock No. 283-0516
Mfr. Part No.LT-M-0100-S 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€164.15
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100mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - 34.5mm 318mm 33mm -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 355-5418
Mfr. Part No.BTL5-A11-M0150-P-S32
BrandBALLUFF
€424.59
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150mm 150 mA → 3 A 24 V dc Anodised Aluminium IP67 0 → 10 V 36.8mm 306mm 68mm -40°C - +85°C - -
RS Stock No. 837-1940
Mfr. Part No.BIL ED0-P160A-01-S75
BrandBALLUFF
€339.03
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160mm - 15 → 30 (UB) V dc, 24 (Ue) V dc PA IP67 0 → 10 V, 4 → 20 mA, 5000 (Minimum) Ω, Maximum of 500 (Ia) 15mm 24mm 230mm -10°C - +75°C - -
RS Stock No. 775-3877
Mfr. Part No.804352-RS
€201.47
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- - - Stainless Steel IP43, IP65 - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 176-920
Mfr. Part No.PZ-67-S-075 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€271.12
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75mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium IP67 - - 193.5mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 910-8178
Mfr. Part No.974218-3
€722.57
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RS Stock No. 283-0544
Mfr. Part No.LT-M-0300-S 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€210.57
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300mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - 34.5mm 720mm 33mm -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 798-4003
Mfr. Part No.LT-M-0900-S 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
€363.97
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900mm 10 mA 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 10 kΩ 34.5mm 978mm 33mm -30°C - +100°C - -
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