O+P Fluidtechnik 11-12/2017 Special Edition

Position measurement: Various approaches in mobile machinery

As developments in mobile machinery continue to progress, machine functions need to be executed with increasing speed and precision. This is vital if the specified development goals are to be achieved, such as increasing productivity and work quality or reduction of workload for the machine operator.
It is clear that sensors in the closed-loop control circuits of individual machine functions play an crucial role in this regard.

Author: Dipl. Ing. Ralf Leinenbach,
Head of Sales, HYDAC ELECTRONIC GMBH, Saarbrücken