Sensors and Actuators

Pressure and Temperature Transducers

Temperature Transducers
M01 Pressure sensors

Compact and robust design for use in harsh environments. Designed for mobile hydraulics, alternative drives (H2, CNG, LPG) and industrial sectors.

Pressure ranges from 0…0.25 bar to 0…10 bar (relative and absolute) with silicon measurement cell

  • Pressure ranges from 0…10 bar to 0…2000 bar (relative) with welded stainless steel measurement cell
  • Overload pressure at least twice the nominal pressure
  • Media temperatures up to 150 °C / 302 °F
  • Protection class IP67 and IPX9K
  • CAN enabled: CANopen, J1939, STW proprietary
  • SENT variant: SAE J2716 APR2016 (Rev. 4) supported
  • All common analog output signals available: 4…20mA, ratiometric and Voltage output.

Temperature Transducers
F02 Safety pressure sensor

Safety pressure transmitter for applications that require a Performance Level PL d according to EN ISO 13849-1:2015 or AgPLd according to ISO 25119:2010 respectively SIL 2 according to IEC 61508:2010

Pressure measuring range 10 … 1200 bar

  • Operating temperature range -40 … 85 °C / -40 … 185 °F with media temperatures up to 125 °C / 257 °F
  • Redundant inverse output signal (either analog current or ratiometric voltage)
  • Protection class IP67
  • Welded stainless steel measuring cell

Temperature Transducers
T01 temperature sensor

CAN-Bus temperature sensor for measurement directly in medium. Compact and robust design for use in harsh environments

Measuring range -40…150 °C / -40…302 °F

  • Support of CANopen or J1939 protocol
  • Configurable mean value calculation (J1939)
  • Fast response times
  • E1 type approval

Temperature Transducers
P01 pressure switch

Compact and robust design for use in harsh environments

  • Pressure switch for mobile hydraulics, alternative drives (H2, CNG, LPG) and industrial sectors
  • Pressure ranges from 0…10 bar to 0…1200 bar (relative)
  • Overload pressure at least 2X nominal pressure
  • Media temperatures up to 150 °C / 302 °F
  • Ingress Protection Rating up to IP6K9K
  • NPN and PNP output available

Temperature Transducers
Strain sensors SMX.dms-a

Strain sensor for measurement of deflections, e.g. of metal arms, in various directions, which allows an indirect recording of forces, weights or vibrations

  • Measurement span adjustable in steps from 120 µm/m up to 2000 µm/m, with configurable offset and measurement range within ± of the selected span
  • Operating temperature range -40 ... 85 °C (-40 ... 185 °F)
  • CAN interface, current loop interface (optional)
  • High signal to noise ratio (SNR) of output signals
  • Protection class IP6K5 / IPX9K (when installed or pre-mounted on carrier pla

Magnetostrictive Displacement Transducer

Magnetostrictive Displacement Transducer
GYcAT probe

With Surface Mount Technology, the entire signal processing electronics of GYcAT series is integrated into a transducer head. You can get a voltage or current analog signal proportional to a magnet position only by applying a 24V DC power supply directly to the transducer.

GYcAT series have alarm output and is equipped with noise cancellation functions.

Inclination sensors and IMUs

Position Sensors
Gemac Motus Series

Configurable sensor measuring unit GEMAC Motus® enables 6-axis motion detection on Mobile POWER-Machines, such as construction machinery, agricultural and forestry machinery, cranes and lifting technology, as well as ships. Our proprietary sensor fusion algorithm performs high-precision orientation calculation, supported by sensor fusion filters that suppress external accelerations. The combination and calculation of the six measured values mean that only one measuring system needs to be integrated for a wide range of requirements.

Available interfaces:

  • CAN 2.0 A and B (11- and 29-Bit-ID) according to ISO 11898-2
  • CANopen according CiA DS-301, profile according CiA DSP-410
  • SAE J1939, configurable process data
  • Starter kit (including programming adapter, cables and PC software)
  • Analog: Current (4 ... 20mA), Voltage (0 ... 10V)

Mechanical parameters:

Connector: 1 or 2 sensor connectors 5-pole M12, A-coded
Degree of protection: IP6K7/IP6K9K, Operating temperature: -40 °C to +85 °C
Dimensions and weight: 114mm x 66mm x 30mm, approx. 330g
Housing material: zinc die casting, nickel plated

Electrical parameters:

Supply Voltage: 10V to 36V (in some cases from 7.5V)
Current consumption at 24V: approx. 12mA (digital), max. 70mA (analog)


Position Sensors
Gemac dynamic Inclinometer

The GEMAC dynamic inclinometers provide reliable angle measurement in moving applications. Combining a classic acceleration sensor with an angular rate sensor enables accurate and fast measurement results even if the moving equipment is subject to strong accelerations

  • Combination of acceleration sensor and gyroscope
  • Intelligent sensor fusion filter, configurable to the target application
  • Programmable vibration suppression (digital filter)
  • Interfaces CAN, CANopen and SAE J1939
  • High resolution of 0.01°
  • Accuracy better than ±0.5° over the full meas. range Internal cycle time 5 ms
  • Measurement range 360deg; (1-dimensional) or ±90deg; (2- dimensional)
  • Zero point / offset configuration
  • Supply voltage 8 to 36 V
  • Temperature range -40 to +80 °C
  • Schock resistance up to 100g Comfortable and free configuration software

Position Sensors
Gemac reference inclinometer

The compact and robust design makes the sensor a suitable angle measurement device in rough surroundings for different applications in industry and automotive technology. A simple setting of all parameters which are stored in the internal permanent memory is possible via CAN or CANopen interface.

  • Inclination sensor with measurement range: 360°(1-dimensional)/±90° (2-Dimensional)
  • High sampling rate and bandwidth
  • High resolution (0.01°) and accuracy (0.05°)
  • Compensated temperature coefficient (10x improved temperature coefficient to)
  • Compensated cross sensitivity
  • Programmable vibration suppression (digital filter)
  • Comfortable CAN interface Free adjustable IDs Comfortable CANopen interface Meets the CiA DS-301, device profile CiA DSP-410 Setting Node ID and baud rate via LSS Service
  • Current interface: freely adjustable output in the range 0 … 20.48 mA (factory default: 4 … 20 mA)
    Voltage interface: freely adjustable output in the range -10.48 … 10.48 V (factory default: 0 … 10 V) freely adjustable angle in the range 0 … 360° / ±90°
  • Functions: Angle request, cyclical output, synchronized output, output on angle change Configurable cut-off frequency (digital filter)
  • Metal housing with stainless steel base plate Temperature range: -40 °C to +80 °C Degree of protection: IP65/67

Encoders and Measuring sensors

Encoders
WDGI incremental encoder
  • Robust standard industrial encoder
  • Die-cast aluminium housing with particularly eco-friendly powder coating
  • Protection class of IP67; shaft sealet to IP65
  • Immunity to interference
  • Extremely high bearing load: up to 500 N in axial / radial direction
  • Maximum mechanical and electrical safety
  • Full connection protection at 10 VDC up to 30 VDC
  • High output frequency of up to 600 kHz / 2 MHz
  • Operating temperature with connector outlet: -40 °C to +85 °C
  • Optional: pressure compensation membrane
  • Redundant encoder optionse

Encoders
WDGA absolute encoder
  • Absolute encoders with flange Ø 36 mm / Ø 58 mm
  • Single-/Multiturn (16/43)
  • Ground-breaking technology 32 Bit processor
  • Very high shaft loading, IP67
  • EnDra® Multiturn technology: No gears, no battery
  • QuattroMag® Singleturn technology: High precision +/- 0,0878°
  • Protocols available: CANopen, CANopen LIFT, SAE j1939, RS 485, Profibus, Profinet, EtherCAT, Universal-IE industrial ethernet.

Encoders
WDGF Encoder motor feedback
  • Highest precision for high dynamic motion control
  • Compact design: Ø 58 mm
  • BISS-C, SSI with 19 bit single- turn and up to 2,048 sin/cos
  • Incremental up to 25,000 PPR
  • Electronic ID label

Encoders
LMSCA Length measurement system
  • Space-saving and reliable complete system for position, speed and length
  • Up to 0.0125 mm/pulse for excellent measurement results
  • Suitable for many surfaces
  • Absorbent mounting
  • Contact pressure – easily adaptable by intelligent central adjustment
  • Quickly mounted and adjusted

Encoders
Cable systems SZG
  • Robust cable systems 1,250 mm up to 40,000 mm
  • Output: incremental or absolute
  • High presicion mechanics with high linearity
  • Quick assembly

Advanced Machinery Sensors

Encoders
Fuel Level sensor DUT-E

DUT-E fuel level sensors are used for accurate fuel level and volume measurement in tanks of vehicles and stationary units. DUT-E allows to determine current fuel volume and change in volume (refuelling or draining) of fuel in the tank.


Encoders
Fuel sensor with in-built GPS and GSM

DUT-E GSM is a combination of FLS and telematics unit features in one body. DUT-E GSM is a fuel level sensor with built-in modules for receiving GPS satellite signals and sending data over GSM network, i.e. wireless data transfer.


Encoders
Differential fuel sensor

DUT-E 2Bio is specially designed for fuel tanks, which are regularly filled with different fuel types. This is especially topical for vehicles, which are using biodiesel or travelling through several countries and also for cisterns used for fuel transportation.


Encoders
Wireless fuel sensor

DUT-E S7 has the same purpose of use, as DUT-E with cables, but wireless connectivity makes installation easier and quicker, allows to get data over BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) simultaneously to several devices – telematics unit, smartphones, displays with Bluetooth – and eliminates risk of cable vandalism.


Encoders
Fuel flow meter

DFM fuel flow meter is designed for fuel consumption measurement of vehicles and stationary machines, and for monitoring machinery operation hours in different engine working modes. DFM also can be used for monitoring of heating oil and other liquids with kinematic viscosity of 1.5-6 mm㎡/s.


Encoders
Differential flow meter

DFM D differential fuel flow meter is designed for diesel fuel consumption measurement of vehicles and stationary engines, which has Common Rail or pump nozzle fuel injection systems. DFM D also provides information on flow rate in feed and return lines and can be used for monitoring consumption of heating oil and other similar liquids.


Encoders
Wireless fuel and oil meter

DFM S7 – new fuel flow meters with wireless data transfer over BLE (Bluetooth low energy). Data on fuel consumption (fuel rate) and vehicle operation time is sent simultaneously to several devices: for telematics and remote machinery monitoring purposes – to GPS tracker, for autonomous fuel monitoring – to a smartphone or tablet with Bluetooth.


Encoders
Flow meter for heavy machinery

DFM Marine is a fuel/oil flow meter used for heavy machinery and measures flow rates up to 4,000 L/h. It provides information on fuel consumption and machinery operation hours, including breakdown to various operation modes. DFM Marine can be used as a part of telematics or GPS tracking systems, as well as autonomous solution for fuel monitoring.


Encoders
Industrial flow meter

DFM Industrial is designed for accurate flow rate measurement of fuel and other liquids used in sea and river vessels, fuel delivery from truck tankers, in high-power diesel generator sets and boilers, in petrochemical, utilities and other industrial applications (IIoT).


Encoders
Contactless CAN j1939 bus reader

Product name: Contactless CAN j1939 bus reader

CANCrocodile is designed for safe data reading from vehicle CAN bus. Contactless reader is used within vehicle telematics and GPS tracking systems for receiving various parameters of vehicle operation from CANbus: speed, RPM, oil pressure & temperature, fuel volume & consumption, etc.


Encoders
Contactless J1708 (SAE J1587) bus reader

1708Crocodile is designed for safe data reading from J1708 bus (SAE J1587) of vehicles. Contactless reader is used within vehicle telematics and GPS tracking systems for receiving various parameters of vehicle operation from the bus: speed, RPM, oil pressure & temperature, fuel volume & consumption, etc.


Encoders
Contactless injector pulse reader

NozzleCrocodile is used within vehicle telematics and GPS tracking systems for fuel consumption monitoring of personal cars and small commercial vehicles.


Encoders
Contactless CAN J1939 Reader

CANCrocoLITE — is a tool for Telematics systems used for data reading from on-board CAN bus of personal cars and light commercial vehicles without interference in integrity of electronic circuits.


Encoders
FMS gateway

FMSCrocodile is used within for vehicle telematics system as a ready-made solution for safe integration of data from one or more automotive buses into CAN/S6 Telematics Interface. FMSCrocodile allows to obtain a large number of vehicle operating parameters via just one CAN-port of telematics unit.


Encoders
Axle Load sensor GNOM DP

GNOM DP position sensor is designed for measuring axle and cargo load on vehicles with leaf spring suspension. GNOM DP integrates in a fleet monitoring system and transmits data as an analog signal. The tracking device converts this signal in load mass value according to the calibration table.


Encoders
Axle Load GNOM DDE

Pressure sensor GNOM DDE is used to determine the axle load in vehicles equipped with air suspension in transport telematics systems.
Pressure sensor measures the pressure in the vehicle pneumatic system and transmits data as an analog signal to telematics terminal.


Encoders
Wireless axle load sensor for leaf suspension

Wireless position sensor GNOM DP S7 is used in transport telematics systems (GPS/GLONASS vehicle monitoring systems) to monitor axle loads, determine the axle load in vehicles with spring suspension, prevent exceeding axle loads.


Encoders
Wireless load sensor for air suspension

Wireless pressure sensor GNOM DDE S7 is used in transport telematics systems (GPS/GLONASS vehicle monitoring systems) to monitor axle loads, determine the axle load in vehicles equipped with air suspension, prevent exceeding axle loads.

Actuator Control Solutions

Actuator Control Solutions
Linak actuators

Linear actuators are ideal for all types of applications where tilting, lifting, pulling, or pushing with pounds of force are required. Electric linear actuators are often the preferred solution when you need a simple, safe and clean movement with accurate precision and smooth motion control

CAN Automotion pty ltd has partnered with LINAK to provide actuator control solutions for various applications. We use in-house controllers, sensors and design capabilities to deliver cost-effective and complete systems.


Encoders
LA 14 Series

The actuator LA14 is a very tough actuator with a high IP degree and aluminium housing, making it ideal for use in harsh and demanding environments. The LA14 offers top quality in every detail and ensures reliable performance in temperatures ranging from -40° to +85 °C. With its small size the LA14 is well suited to applications that require short linear movements.

  • Max. thrust: 750 N
  • Max. speed: 45 mm/s
  • Stroke length: 19-130 mm

The LA14 is available with these IC options: IC Basic, IC Advanced, LINbus and Parallel as well as the two CAN bus protocols CAN SAE J1939 and CANopen. Furthermore, several of these options include PLUS+1 Compliance.


Encoders
LA 25 Series

With its robust design, high IP degree and aluminium housing, the actuator LA25 is ideal for harsh environments where operation under extreme conditions is required.

Furthermore, the compact dimensions of the LA25 make it ideal for confined spaces.

  • Max. thrust: 2,500 N
  • Max. speed: 25 mm/s
  • Stroke length: 20-300 mm

The LA25 is available with these IC options: IC Basic, IC Advanced, LINbus, Parallel and IO-Link, as well as the two CAN bus protocols CAN SAE J1939 and CANopen. Furthermore, several of these options include PLUS+1 Compliance.


Encoders
LA 33 Series

The actuator LA33 combines compact design with powerful performance. Robust and efficient; fit to work in rough and extreme environments.

A thorough and demanding testing programme is behind the maintenance-free and long-lasting performance of this solid and high-quality actuator.

  • Max. thrust: 5,000 N
  • Max. speed: 35 mm/s
  • Stroke length: 100-600 mm

The LA33 is available with these options: IC Basic, IC Advanced, Proportional, LINbus and Parallel as well as the two CAN bus protocols CAN SAE J1939 and CANopen. Furthermore, several of these options include PLUS+1 Compliance


Encoders
LA 36 Series

The actuator LA36 is one of the most solid and powerful LINAK actuators, designed to operate under extreme conditions. The LA36 is a maintenance-free product with long service life and a high IP degree. It is also available with extra-long service life. This high-quality actuator offers a very strong alternative to hydraulic solutions.

  • Max. thrust: 10,000 N
  • Max. speed: 160 mm/s
  • Stroke length: 100-1200 mm

The LA36 is available with these options: IC Basic, IC Advanced, LINbus, Modbus and Parallel as well as the two CAN bus protocols CAN SAE J1939 and CANopen. Furthermore, several of these options include PLUS+1 Compliance.


Encoders
LA 37 Series

Tough applications require equally tough actuator solutions. The actuator LA37 is specifically developed for heavy-duty applications in harsh environments, where there is a need for high lifting capacity and holding force.

The LA37 offers the well-known LINAK quality, guaranteeing you a maintenance-free product with a long lifetime.

  • Max. thrust: 15,000 N
  • Max. speed: 10 mm/s
  • Stroke length: 100-600 mm

The LA37 is available with these options: IC Basic, IC Advanced, LINbus, Modbus and Parallel as well as the two CAN bus protocols CAN SAE J1939 and CANopen. Furthermore, several of these options include PLUS+1 Compliance.

Position Sensors (Linear & Rotary) & Accessories

Encoders
Linear Position Transducer (LWH series)
  • Up to 900 mm stroke length
  • Very long life - up to 100 million movements, depending on application
  • Outstanding linearity - up to ±0.04 %
  • High resolution - 0.01 mm
  • Very high operating speed
  • Connection via plug and socket to DIN 43650 (hydraulic connector)
  • Protection class IP 55

Encoders
Linear Position Transducer (LWG series)
  • Up to 750 mm stroke length
  • Pivot head mounting
  • Rod and cylinder design with twin slide bearings and lip seal
  • Backlash free mounting via spherical rod end bearings with large pivot angle of ±12.5 degrees
  • Outstanding linearity
  • Resolution better than 0.01 mm
  • Long life up to 50 Mio. movements,

Encoders
Linear Position Transducer (TLH Series)

Features :

  • Up to 3000 mm stroke length
  • Rodless design
  • Very high operating speed xball coupling avoids side loads
  • Long life >100 x 106 movements
  • Outstanding linearity - up to ±0.02 %
  • High resolution – better than 0.01 mm
  • Real-time output
  • Connector to DIN 43650 (hydraulic connector)
  • Protection class IP 54 - mounted slider-side down

Encoders
Short Stroke Linear Position Transducer (T & TS Series)

Features :

  • Up to 100 mm stroke length
  • Extremely compact design 18 x 18 mm
  • Long life up to 100 million movements
  • Outstanding linearity up to ±0.05 %
  • Repeatability to ±0.002 mm
  • Actuating shaft with double-sided support
  • Insensitive to shock and vibration
  • Optionally cable or plug connection
  • Special ball-coupling eliminates lateral forces
  • High operational speeds - up to 10 m/s

Encoders
Short Stroke Spring-Loaded Linear Position Transducer (TR & TRS)

Features :

  • Up to 100 mm stroke length
  • Extremely compact design 18 x 18 mm
  • With internal return spring
  • Long life up to 100 million movements
  • Outstanding linearity up to ±0.05 %
  • Repeatability to ±0.002 mm
  • Actuating shaft with double-sided support
  • Compatible to standard probe tips
  • Insensitive to shock and vibration
  • Optionally cable or plug connection

Encoders
Linear In-Cylinder Position Transducer (TH Series)

Features :

  • Stroke length up to 4250 mm
  • Touchless magnetostrictive measurement technology
  • Rod style transducer
  • Non-contacting position detection with ring shaped position marker
  • Unlimited mechanical life
  • Resolution up to 1 µm, independently of length
  • Low temperature coeffi¬cient <15 ppm/K
  • Position-Teach-In
  • Insensitive to shock and vibration
  • Operating pressure up to 350 bar
  • Protection class IP67/68
  • Interfaces: Analog, SSI, Impulse, CANopen, IO-Link

Encoders
Linear Inductive Position Transducer (LS Series)

Features :

  • Stroke length up to 200 mm
  • Long life up to 100 Mio. movements, depending on application
  • Compact profile design 18x18 mm
  • Double-sided supported actuating rod
  • Compatible to standard probe tips
  • Resolution 0.05 % or 0.1 %
  • Outstanding linearity ±0.15 %
  • Standard output signals current or voltage
  • Teach-In via pushbuttons with status LED
  • Insensitive to magnetic fields
  • Cable or connector version available

Encoders
Rotary Angle Sensors

Available in Following variants:

  • P2200 Series (Extremely Low Torque)
  • P2500 Series (Low Torque)
  • P2500 Series (Low Torque with Multiple Selections)
  • P4500 Series
  • P6500 Series
  • IP6000 Series
  • IPS600 Series
  • AW360 Series
  • AWS360 Series

Features :

  • Precision servo size 11 potentiometers with extremely low starting torque of 0.003 Ncm
  • Precision servo size 11 potentiometers with very low torque of ≤ 0.007 Ncm and repeatability of 0.01o
  • P2500 Multi is a multiple section version of P2500
  • Precision servo size 13 potentiometer series with repeatability to 0.007o
  • Precision servo size 20 potentiometer series with repeatability to 0.007o
  • Robust metal housing, industrial grade potentiometers with repeatability of 0.007o
  • Very robust metal housing, heavy duty, industrial grade potentiometers with repeatability of 0.007o

Encoders
Signal Conditioners

Variants: MUW 200, MUP 80, MUP 100, MUP 110/ 160, MUP 400

  • Signal conditioners provide a highly stable constant voltage to position sensors to help ensure accurate interference-free signal transmission over long distances.

Encoders
Cables, Connectors and Couplings
  • For all position sensors, we supply associated cables, connectors and couplings.

Sensor Configuration Software

Sensor Configuration Software
Configuration software for GEMAC inclination sensors

Programming adapter for Inclination sensors

Connectors: USB, Sub-D CAN Adaptor Sub-D > M12 included
Adapter needs to be purchased separately
Software can be downloaded from GEMAC’s website.


Sensor Configuration Software
M01 and T01 sensor configurator

STW M01 and T01 sensor configuration is available from STW’s website.


Sensor Configuration Software
Service CAN

Config software for Fuel level sensor, axel load sensors, flow meters are available from Technoton. Contact CAN automotion for download link

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