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Transducer enhancements increase life, performance

The new Longfellow II heavy-duty, high-performance linear position transducer features a number of improvements over the original design, offering a longer transducer life and increased performance. According to the manufacturer, with these enhancements, it can exceed one billion dither operations, operate in temperatures from ?65 to 105C, withstand shock ratings to 50g and vibrations up to 2000 Hz, and still deliver a high-quality signal.

With a total electrical travel range from 6 to 48 inches, the Longfellow II is suited for injection molding machines. It is a direct drop-in replacement for Waters, Novotechnik, Gefran, or Sfernice units. The transducer is also available in a Short Longfellow version for applications with travel ranges from 1 to 6 inches. Both transducers are available in water-resistant versions. The smallest of the Longfellow II transducers is 6 inches. Its single-piece list price is $269. The Short Longfellow II starts at 1 inch and has a single-piece list price of $182.

Data Instruments
Acton, MA
Phone: (800) 333-DATA
Fax: (978) 263-0630

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