Machine Design

Electronic Position Sensor For Cylinders

A new electronic position sensor for cylinders targets gripping, clamping, and part-selecting applications.

The unit continuously monitors the position of a cylinder piston within a range of 50 mm. Installation is straightforward: insert the sensor into the T-slot and lock the unit in place with an Allen key.

Festo Corp., 395 Moreland Rd., Hauppauge, NY 11788, (631) 435-0800,

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