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. 909-4203
BrandRS PRO
MYR387.61
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100mm - - - IP65 - 8.6mm 28.1mm 127mm -40°C - +85°C 100mm 10kΩ
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BrandRS PRO
MYR446.69
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200mm - - - IP65 - 8.6mm 28.1mm 227mm -40°C - +85°C 200mm 10kΩ
RS Stock No. 909-4209
BrandRS PRO
MYR414.76
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50mm - - - IP65 - 8.6mm 28.1mm 77mm -40°C - +85°C 50mm 10kΩ
RS Stock No. 909-4196
BrandRS PRO
MYR331.29
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25mm - - - IP65 - 8.6mm 28.1mm 52mm -40°C - +85°C 25mm 10kΩ
RS Stock No. 452-9189
Mfr. Part No.PM-E-12-F-0300-S 0000X000XX00XXX
BrandGefran
MYR1,149.12
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300mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium IP67 - - 380mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 390-8020
Mfr. Part No.PZ-34-A-150 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR1,041.60
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150mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - - 443mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 176-942
Mfr. Part No.PZ-67-S-025 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR1,293.60
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25mm - 20 V Anodised Aluminium IP67 - - 143.5mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 355-5452
Mfr. Part No.BTL5-E10-M0100-P-S32
BrandBALLUFF
MYR2,212.64
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100mm 150 mA → 3 A 24 V dc Anodised Aluminium IP67 4 → 20 mA 36.8mm 256mm 68mm -40°C - +85°C - -
RS Stock No. 775-3871
Mfr. Part No.804619-RS
MYR39.53
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- - - Stainless Steel IP43, IP65 - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 332-2252
Mfr. Part No.PC-M-0200 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR1,693.44
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200mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP65 - - 382mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 798-4003
Mfr. Part No.LT-M-0900-S 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR1,800.56
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900mm 10 mA 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 10 kΩ 34.5mm 978mm 33mm -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 332-2173
Mfr. Part No.LT-M-0130-S 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR853.44
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130mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - 34.5mm 378mm 33mm -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 837-1959
Mfr. Part No.BTL6-A110-M0200-A1-S115
BrandBALLUFF
MYR1,503.25
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200mm Maximum of 70 mA 20 → 28 V dc Anodised Aluminium IP67 0 → 10 V, Maximum of 5 mA 37mm 60mm 346mm 0°C - +70°C - -
RS Stock No. 332-2274
Mfr. Part No.PC-M-0300 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR1,395.67
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300mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP65 - - 792mm - -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 283-0667
Mfr. Part No.PY-1-C-050 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR994.56
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50mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP40 - 41mm 50mm 45mm -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 923-4104
Mfr. Part No.601R1KL.7
MYR1,447.04
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25mm - - - IP40 - - 110mm - -55°C - +125°C - -
RS Stock No. 332-2454
Mfr. Part No.PK-M-0600 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR1,518.72
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600mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP40 - 61mm 776mm 38mm -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 283-0516
Mfr. Part No.LT-M-0100-S 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR819.84
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100mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - 34.5mm 318mm 33mm -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 332-2195
Mfr. Part No.LT-M-0225-S 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR957.60
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225mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - 34.5mm 570mm 33mm -30°C - +100°C - -
RS Stock No. 332-2167
Mfr. Part No.LT-M-0050-S 0000X000X00
BrandGefran
MYR759.36
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50mm - 60 V Anodised Aluminium Nylon 66 IP60 - 34.5mm 218mm 33mm -30°C - +100°C - -
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