Position measurements in the hydraulic cylinder – extremely durable and compact

Ideally, movements should be measured where they occur. The linear encoders of the MAX48 product family are installed directly in the hydraulic cylinder. The sensor therefore does not need any additional installation space and is extremely well-protected in the cylinder interior. The magnetostriction measurement principle enables accuracy of up to 1/10 mm and does not cause any wear. With measuring ranges of up to 2,500 mm, different movements such as fork lift height, fork width and lift mast tilt can be determined with precision.

  • Following product families can be used
    Integrated cylinder position measurement for mobile machines
    • Measuring range: 50 to 2,500 mm (for MAX48N and MAX48A) or 1,500 (for MAX30N), 1 mm increments, typical resolution 0.1 mm
    • Analog, CANopen, SAE J1939 and PWM interfaces are available
    • Pressure-resistant housing, designed for hydraulic operating pressures of up to 400 bar
    • High operating temperature (electronics) up to +105 °C
    • Fluid temperature (hydraulic oil) up to max. +95 °C
    • Compact dimensions: 10 mm installation space, 30 mm cushion zone
    • Position magnet does not need a spacer disk