Linear Displacement Transducers

Linear displacement transducers are linear sensors that work on the magnetostrictive principle, whereby a torsional strain pulse is induced in a specially designed magnetostrictive waveguide by the momentary interaction of two magnetic fields. The interaction between these two magnetic fields (one from the moving magnet and one passing along the outside of the transducer) produces a strain pulse which travels at sonic speed along the sensor waveguide until the pulse is detected at the head of the transducer where the electronics are embedded.

The position of the moving magnet is precisely determined by measuring the elapsed time between the current pulse and the arrival of the strain pulse, resulting in a position measurement system that is capable of providing an accurate and repeatable incremental or absolute measurement. Linear displacement sensors feature multi magnet function that can detect multiple positions simultaneously and support variety of fieldbus formats (SSI, CANBus, DeviceNet, Profibus, etc.).

Temposonics manufacture Absolute Linear Position Sensors for industrial machinery and light industrial applications. Temposonics ® are available with three different housing styles: rod style for hydraulic/pneumatic cylinders; aluminum extrusion profile style for machine surface mounting; and a flexible style which is ideal for position measurement along an arc. Electromate supplies linear displacement transducers & position sensors throughout Canada in regions like Ontario, British Columbia, and Quebec.


Temposonics Line-Wide Features:

  • Ruggedized constructions
  • Linear and absolute measurement
  • LEDs for sensor diagnostics
  • Contactless sensing with the highest durability
  • Superior accuracy: linearity better 0.01 %
  • Repeatability 0.001 %
  • Up to 2 micron resolution
  • Multiple (magnet) position sensing
  • Programmable limit switch outputs
  • Industrial standard communication protocols

Temposonics family of Linear Displacement Transducers includes:

R Series Transducers

Smart sensor models for fast, high precision and synchronized position control applications.  Optimum performance for industrial applications – this is what the Temposonics R-Series position sensors offer. Temposonics magnetostrictive technology is maximized with powerful electronics and double-shielded construction that assures immunity against interference, resulting in a robust design that produces the highest accuracy measurements.  R Series models support multiple Fieldbus outputs including:  EtherCAT, SSI, CanBus, DeviceNet, ProfiBus, EtherNet/IP, Profinet and Analog.


G Series Transducers

Backward compatibility and upgraded performance for legacy sensor retrofits.  G-Series sensors feature a microprocessor-based design with enhanced diagnostics and programmability, offering the flexibility to fit a wide range of applications.  One of the primary benefits is the direct backward compatibility for retrofitting legacy sensor models.  G-Series sensors are available with analog outputs (voltage or current) or digital-pulse outputs (Start/Stop or PWM).  G Series models support Analog (voltage and current), PWM and Start/Stop outputs. 


C Series Transducers

Temposonics C-Series embeddable sensors offers small size and attractive volume prices for those OEM’s who want to integrate a sensor that can take advantage of the application’s inherent architecture for protecting the sensor from environmental influences while reducing cost. Temposonics offers fasten-on protective housing options for these products when embedding is not feasible. C-Series sensors are suitable for continuous position or level measurement in commercial and light industrial applications.


A Series Transducers

Designed for automation applications, the A-Series can provide absolute position feedback to a PLC while simultaneously providing position and velocity feedback to a motor drive using an incremental encoder interface.


T Series Transducers

The T-Series family of sensors are designed for applications found in Hazardous (Increased Safety & Flameproof) and Safety (SIL) regulated environments.  Temposonics magnetostrictive technology is maximized with powerful electronics and double-shielded construction that assures immunity against interference, resulting in a robust design that produces the highest accuracy measurements.


E Series Transducers

Economical sensor models for simplistic position feedback applications.  The E-series is the basic sensor in the product range of magnetostrictive position sensors.  Its excellent price-performance ratio is an unbeatable asset even for traditional users of different position measurement technologies. G Series models support Analog (voltage and current) and Start/Stop outputs.  


Series Comparison Chart

MTS Selection Chart V2


Temposonics Products:

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    E Series - Analog Output

    E Series - Analog Output

  2. E Series - CANopen Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    E Series - CANopen Output

    E Series - CANopen Output

  3. E Series - SSI Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    E Series - SSI Output

    E Series - SSI Output

  4. E Series - Start/Stop Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    E Series - Start/Stop Output

    E Series - Start/Stop Output

  5. EP2 Series - Analog Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    EP2 Series - Analog Output

    EP2 Series - Analog

  6. EP2 Series - CANopen Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    EP2 Series - CANopen Output

    EP2 Series - CANopen Output

  7. EP2 Series - SSI Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    EP2 Series - SSI Output

    EP2 Series - SSI Output

  8. EP2 Series - Start/Stop Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    EP2 Series - Start/Stop Output

    EP2 Series - Start/Stop Output

  9. ER Series - Analog Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    ER Series - Analog Output

    ER Series - Analog Output

  10. ER Series - CANopen Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    ER Series - CANopen Output

    ER Series - CANopen Output

  11. ER Series - SSI Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    ER Series - SSI Output

    ER Series - SSI Output

  12. ER Series - Start/Stop Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    ER Series - Start/Stop Output

    ER Series - Start/Stop Output

  13. G Series - Analog Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    G Series - Analog Output

    G Series - Analog Output

  14. G Series - Start/Stop Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    G Series - Start/Stop Output

    G Series - Start/Stop Output

  15. R Series - Analog Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series - Analog Output

    R Series - Analog Output

  16. R Series - CANbus Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series - CANbus Output

    R Series - CANbus Output

  17. R Series - DeviceNET Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series - DeviceNET Output

    R Series - DeviceNET Output

  18. R Series - EtherCAT Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series - EtherCAT Output

    R Series - EtherCAT Output

  19. R Series - EtherNet/IP Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series - EtherNet/IP Output

    R Series - EtherNet/IP Output

  20. R Series - Profibus-DP Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series - Profibus-DP Output

    R Series - Profibus-DP Output

  21. R Series - Profinet Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series - Profinet Output

    R Series - Profinet Output

  22. R Series - SSI Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series - SSI Output

    R Series - SSI Output

  23. R Series V - EtherNet/IP Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series V - EtherNet/IP Output

    R Series V - EtherNet/IP Output

  24. R Series V - Profinet Output Linear Displacement Transducers MTS Sensors
    R Series V - Profinet Output

    R Series V - Profinet Output

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