8712, 8713 Potentiometric displacement transducers

For direct measurement of mechanical displacements, long durability, follower roll on request

  • Features

    • Measurement ranges: 0 ... 10 mm to 0 ... 150 mm
    • Non-linearity up to 0.05 % F.S.
    • Durability 108 operations
    • Resolution 0.01 mm
    • Follower roll on request
    • Optional with internal spring
  • Product data

    Model 8712, 8713
    Principle Potentiometric
    Measuring range

    0 … 10 mm
    0 … 25 mm
    0 … 50 mm
    0 … 100 mm
    0 … 125 mm
    0 … 150 mm

    Signal output Depending on excitation voltage
    Protection class IP40
    Range of operating temperature -30 ... +100 °C
    Supply voltage Depending on measuring range
    Electrical connection

    5 pins plug connection

    Integrated connection cable 1 m
    Integrated connection cable 3 m
    Integrated connection cable 5 m

    Return spring

    Yes, internal

    Specific characteristics
    • Service live: 108 movements
    • Resolution 0.01 mm
    • Follower roll on request
    • Optional with internal spring
  • Description

    These displacement sensors are potentiometric displacement sensors used for direct measurement, testing and monitoring of mechanical displacements. The spring-loaded control rod eliminates the need of coupling with the measurement object.

    A prerequisite for a very long life duration of the devices is a parallel alignment of the motion direction of the measurement object and the rod.

    Areas of application are:

    Displacement on

    • Electromagnets
    • Hydraulic cylinders
    • Switches and buttons

    Measurements of

    • Deformation
    • Bending
    • Press-fits
    • Feed strokes

    Due to the technology employed in potentiometric displacement sensors, they always operate with a sliding contact system. Special processes are applied to give the resistance tracks low friction, low tendency to stick/slip, resistance to abrasion and a long-term stability.

    The rods are guided in long-life, low friction sliding bearings with close tolerances which provide high durability and measuring quality. The pre-stressed spring presses the sensor tip against the measurement object. This spring is double-guided and disappears in the probe head, if the rod is in its end position.

    The probe tip consists of a ball made of stainless steel. The bore at rod end serves for coupling retraction units. The rod is protected against twist for measurement ranges up to 50 mm. The probe tip (hexagonal) must not be turned by any tool, otherwise its anti-twist protection will be destroyed.

  • Data Sheet & Downloads

    Data sheet
  • Accessories

    pdf Probe tips
  • Videos

    How to do: Attach force and displacement sensor to a hand lever press

    ForceMaster 9110 - Low-cost hand lever presses monitoring

    Youtube channel Burster Youtube Channel

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