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Position Sensor

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings position sensors provide instantaneous feedback of radial and axial rotor position to the electronic control system.

Depending on system performance requirements, various position-sensing technologies are employed, including inductive, eddy current, capacitive and magnetic.

Typical selection considerations include:

  • Requirement of direct shaft sensing
  • Requirement for reduced conductor count
  • Required temperature range
  • Dynamic performance requirements
  • Use of canned or sealed bearing technology

Waukesha's wide selection of field-proven sensor technologies uniquely positions us to address a broad range of application requirements.

Position Sensor