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Article | October 4, 2009
SICK, Inc: Magnetic cylinder sensor
SICK’s MZT8 Magnetic Cylinder Sensor is a flexible and compact pneumatic cylinder sensor for t-slots.
The MZT8’s 24 mm sensor housing length is useful for short stroke cylinders and small mounting spaces. The MZT8 has a custom ASIC chip with GMR technology inside that provides precise magnetic piston detection with only +/- 5% sensitivity tolerance. It also has an active sensor tip (sensing element) that provides precise piston detection at the end of stroke as it reduces travel loss.
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