Linear potentiometer - overview of characteristics

Linear potentiometers are linear sensors. Sensors by WayCon are well suited to measure distance and way, while maintaining a high resolution. Our wide range of linear potentiometers is constantly developed to provide the best possible solutions. Because of the wide variety of their housings, linear potentiometers are used in many different applications.

Sensor Construction Mechanics Measurement Ranges Mounting Output Signal Linearity Special features
LRW rectangular push rod with M6 thread minimum 50 mm measurement range, maximum 900 mm measurement range with brackets potentiometer 5 kΩ, except measurement ranges 750, 900 mm: 10 kΩ up to ±0.05% IP65, IP67 IP65: ≤5 m/s, IP67 ≤3 m/s very robust and immune to vibrations, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C, 3 different output connectors available
LRW1 rectangular push rod with ball joint for compensation of radial- and angular misalignment 25, 50, 75, 100, 150 mm with brackets potentiometer 5 kΩ, except measurement range 25 mm: 1 kΩ up to ±0,1% IP40 ≤10 m/s through rod structure with double support for attachment on both sides, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C
LRW2 rectangular spring loaded rod with ball tip 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 150 mm with brackets potentiometer 5 kΩ, except measurement ranges 10, 25 mm: 1 kΩ up to ±0.05% IP40 ≤10 m/s small dimensions, double supported push rod, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C
LRW3 rectangular spring loaded rod with roller tip 10, 25, 50 mm with brackets potentiometer 1 kΩ, except measurement range 50 mm: 5 kΩ up to ±0.1% IP40 ≤10 m/s small dimensions, double supported push rod, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C
LZW cylindrical push rod with rod end bearing minimum 50 mm measurement range, maximum 750 mm measurement range with 2 rod end bearings potentiometer 5 kΩ, except measurement ranges 750 mm: 10 kΩ up to ±0.05% IP60, IP65, IP67 IP60/IP65: ≤10 m/s, IP67 ≤3 m/s extremely robust, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C, 3 different output connectors available
LZW1 cylindrical push rod with rod end bearing, push rod with M4 thread 25, 50, 75, 100, 125, 150, 200, 250 mm with 2 rod end bearings, with brackets, with flange potentiometer 1...8 kΩ, depending on the measurement range up to ±0.05% IP60 ≤10 m/s very small dimensions with Ø12.9 mm diameter, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C
LZW2 cylindrical push rod with rod end bearing, push rod with M5 thread 25, 50, 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 250, 300 mm with 2 rod end bearings, with brackets, with flange potentiometer 1...12 kΩ, depending on the measurement range up to ±0.05% IP60 ≤10 m/s small dimensions with Ø19 mm diameter, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C
LZW2-IP cylindrical push rod with rod end bearing, push rod with M5 thread 25, 50, 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 250, 300 mm with 2 rod end bearings, with brackets potentiometer 1...12 kΩ, depending on the measurement range up to ±0.05% IP67 ≤3 m/s suited for out-door applications, small dimensions with Ø19 mm diameter, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C
LMI12 cylindrical Measuring rod with magnetic cursor drag by external ring magnet minimum 50 mm measurement range, maximum 1000 mm measurement range by flange potentiometer 5, 10, 20 kΩ, depending on the measurement range up to ±0.05% IP67 ≤5 m/s for installation in hydraulic cylinders up to 250 bar pressure, stainless steel housing (AISI316), working temperature up to 100°C, diameter Ø 16 mm
LME12 cylindrical Measuring rod with magnetic cursor drag by external ring magnet minimum 50 mm measurement range, maximum 1000 mm measurement range with brackets potentiometer 5, 10, 20 kΩ, depending on the measurement range up to ±0.05% IP67 ≤5 m/s for installation in pneumatic cylinders up to 20 bar pressure, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C, diameter Ø 16 mm
LMI12-SL cylindrical Measuring rod with magnetic cursor drag by external ring magnet minimum 50 mm measurement range, maximum 1000 mm measurement range standard flange, threaded flange potentiometer 5, 10, 20 kΩ, depending on the measurement range ±0.35% IP67 ≤5 m/s for installation in hydraulic cylinders up to 250 bar pressure, stainless steel housing, working temperature up to 100°C, diameter Ø 12.7 mm
LMI12-SE cylindrical Measuring rod with magnetic cursor drag by external ring magnet minimum 50 mm measurement range, maximum 1000 mm measurement range standard flange, threaded flange analog output 4...20 mA ±0.35% IP67 ≤5 m/s for installation in hydraulic cylinders up to 250 bar pressure, stainless steel housing, working temperature up to 100°C, diameter Ø 12.7 mm
LSW rectangular rod-less profile housing with slide and M5 thread minimum 50 mm measurement range, maximum 2000 mm measurement range with brackets, by groove mounting potentiometer 5, 10, 20 kΩ, depending on the measurement range up to ±0.05% IP40 ≤10 m/s mechanical linkage using joint with take up of play, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C
LMS18 cylindrical Measuring rod with magnetic cursor drag by external ring magnet minimum 50 mm measurement range, maximum 1000 mm measurement range with 2 rod end bearings potentiometer 5, 10, 20 kΩ, depending on the measurement range up to ±0.05% IP67 ≤5 m/s self-aligning joints, suited for humid and wet environments and temporary immersion, working temperature up to 100°C
 
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