White Papers http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8205/more en Linear Position Sensors for Safety Functions and Hazardous Areas http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selecting the best product for operating in hazardous areas and safety related applications can be challenging. 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