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SIKO’s mechanical digital position indicators

July 2014 Sensors & Transducers

Position indicators are used in a wide range of sectors and production environments for machines and systems that feature guide elements, material stops or tools which require precise and reliable positioning or alignment.

The solid cast design of the counters withstands the extreme mechanical influences under tough conditions such as those on round sheet polishing machines, ensuring exact manufacturing. They are also suitable for a wide range of wood-processing applications. Several work steps are often performed on a single machine, panels cut and milled and edges glued and polished.

SIKO’s mechanical digital position indicators are functional and highly adaptive by virtue of the interaction of their variable gear ratios and unique modular roll indicator. Digital indicators are an evolution of the hand-wheel with analogue displays. If users have to log several rotations, it requires specific technology with two pertinent features:

* A multi-digit display including a digital point and fine reader for optimum reading precision.

* A gear unit that can be customised to suit individual requirements which converts a shaft rotation into an easily understandable unit of measurement.

The device slides directly onto the shaft and position values can be monitored directly using original SIKO counters.

For more information contact Pieter Deysel, Instrotech, +27 (0)11 462 1920, sales@instrotech.co.za, www.instrotech.co.za



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