Technologies http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8221/more en Primary Considerations When Deploying Position Sensors into Extended Temperature Range Environments http://machinedesign.com/sensors/primary-considerations-when-deploying-position-sensors-extended-temperature-range-environmen <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It is essential that engineers are fully aware of the implications of high temperature before choosing a sensor. 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There are numerous technologies for producing a linear...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/replacing-linear-encoders-magnetostrictive-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/replacing-linear-encoders-magnetostrictive-technology#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:35:00 +0000 39941 at http://machinedesign.com Tekscan Force Sensors for Design http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper provides insights into various force sensing technologies including a comparison of load cells, piezoresistive</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design#comments White Papers Sensors Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:00:00 +0000 34481 at http://machinedesign.com Improving Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper explores the exciting new trend toward designing smart medical devices that provide critical force feedback to eliminate guesswork, improve outcomes, and increase consistency. 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