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We offer linear position encoders in a closed housing with connecting rod or with an open housing without connecting rod as standard. The length of the position encoder can be individually adjusted.

Power spectrum

  • Potentiometric thick-film technology
  • Designed for absolute and analogue measurements, voltage dividers
  • Position encoding element made from FR4
  • Protected against environmental influences up to IP 63
  • Contact technology: wiper
  • Temperature range of -25 °C to +85 °C
  • Housing diameter of 16 mm
  • Position sensing from 25 to 300 mm
  • Housing made from aluminium
  • Supply voltage of 5–30 VDC
  • Analogue output
Wegsensor WPL LH
Potentiometrischer Wegaufnehmer WPL OS 1


  • High resolution, precision and measurement accuracy
  • Linearity of up to ± 2%
  • Low wear, long service life of up to 5 million cycles
  • Excellent long-term stability
  • High thermal stability
  • ESD- and EMC-compatible
  • Simple assembly
  • Robust design
  • Very good price-performance ratio

Application examples

  • Medical technology
  • Cylinder stroke measurement
  • Flap control
  • Measuring sensors
  • Foot pedal positioning
  • Valve control
  • Organ building
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Metallux AG

Robert-Bosch-Straße 29
71397 Leutenbach

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