Linear Position Sensors
 Performance Comparison Chart  Potentiometer       LVIT        LVDT
 Cost           **        ***         ****
 Accuracy           **        ****         ****
 Lifespan           **        ****         ****
 Operating Temperature Range           **        ***         ****
 IP Rating         IP64       IP67   IP61 to IP68
 External Signal Conditioning Required?          No        No        Yes


Harold G. Schaevitz Industries (HGSI) offers a complete lineup of linear position sensors.

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Starting at $145

• Ruggedized Linear Potentiometer
• Stroke lengths available from 25 to 300 mm (1 to 12 inches)
• Rod End Joints for simple mounting
• Environmental rating of IP64
• Compact Size, only 0.90" (22 mm) diameter

Starting at $300

• Ruggedized Linear Potentiometer
• Stroke lengths available from 300 to 700 mm (14 to 28 inches)
• Rod End Joints for simple mounting
• Environmental rating of IP64 (Dust tight, Water resistant)
• 1.4" (36 mm) diameter

Starting at $125

• Spring Loaded Linear Potentiometer
• Stroke lengths available from 10 to 100 mm (0.4 to to 4 inches)
• Environmental rating of IP64 (Dust tight, Water resistant)
• Compact Size, housing is only 18 mm x 18 mm

Starting at $220

• Spring Loaded Miniature Linear Potentiometer
• Stroke lengths available from 5 to 100 mm (0.2 to to 4 inches)
• Environmental rating of IP64 (Dust tight, Water resistant)
• Compact Size, housing is only 16 mm diameter

Starting at $282

• Linear Variable Inductive Transducer (LVIT)
• Stroke lengths available from 25 to 200 mm (1 to 8 inches)
• ILPS-19 is Automation & Motorsports duty
• Sensing element is contactless, virtually wear-free
• Tested to over 110 million cycles
• Rod End Joints for simple mounting
• Environmental rating of IP67 (Dust tight, Short term water immersion)
• 0.75" (19 mm) diameter
• A more robust alternative to Linear Potentiometers

Starting at $416

• Linear Variable Inductive Transducer (LVIT)
• Stroke lengths available from 50 to 450 mm (2 to 18 inches)
• ILPS-27 is Industrial duty
• Sensing element is contactless, virtually wear-free
• Tested to over 110 million cycles
• Rod End Joints for simple mounting
• Environmental rating of IP67 (Dust tight, Short term water immersion)
• 1.05" (27 mm) diameter
• A more robust alternative to Linear Potentiometers

Starting at $875

• Linear Variable Inductive Transducer (LVIT)
• Stroke lengths available from 100 to 450 mm (4 to 18 inches)
• ILPS-45 is Heavy duty
• Sensing element is contactless, virtually wear-free
• Tested to over 110 million cycles
• Rod End Joints for simple mounting
• Environmental rating of IP67 (Dust tight, Short term water immersion)
• 1.75" (45 mm) diameter
• A more robust alternative to Linear Potentiometers

Starting at $374

• Linear Variable Inductive Transducer (LVIT)
• Stroke lengths available from 12.5 to 100 mm (0.5 to 4 inches)
• Sensing element is contactless, virtually wear-free
• Tested to over 110 million cycles
• Spring loaded for simple mounting
• Environmental rating of IP67 (Dust tight, Short term water immersion)
• 0.75" (19 mm) diameter
• A more robust alternative to Linear Potentiometers

Starting at $549

• Linear Variable Inductive Transducer (LVIT)
• Stroke lengths available from 6.5 to 100 mm (0.25 to 4 inches)
• Lower cost of ownership than a potentiometer or LVDT
• Tested to over 110 million cycles
• Spring loaded for simple mounting
• Environmental rating of IP67 (Dust tight,
Short term water immersion)
• 0.75" (19 mm) diameter
• A more robust alternative to Linear Potentiometers