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Linear potentiometers

H.G. Schaevitz LLC Alliance Sensors Group (Moorestown, NJ) expanded its sensor product offering by adding resistive technology to its portfolio of linear position products. Environmentally sealed to IEC IP-64, the LP-22 series of linear potentiometers offers a cost-effective solution to sensing requirements in the factory automation market. The company claims LP-22 series potentiometers are constructed to satisfy applications like robotic control, X-Y table feedback, injection-molding machine slides, press or die arm position, control valve shaft position, and mil/aero test stands. Features include full ranges from 25 to 300 mm (1 to 12 in), self-aligning swivel-rod eyes on both ends, and -40 to +150°C (-40 to +302°F) operating temperature. For more information, visit

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