Position

KA Sensors supply a wide range of Position Sensors for application including:

  • Throttle Postion
  • Actuators
  • Damper Postion
  • Chassis Distortion
  • Bodywork Deflection

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RHL3 Laser Vehicle / Ride Height Sensor
RHL3 Laser Vehicle / Ride Height Sensor

The RHL3 Series of ride height laser sensors are designed to withstand the demanding environment with an anodized aluiminium case with a choice of electrical conections. The glass lens can be replaced easily in the event of damage.

Typical applications include: Ride Height - Wing Deflection - Chasis Distortion - Bodywork Deflection - Suspension Setup

  • Miniature Size
  • 200mm or 500mm Range
  • 0°C to +110°C Operating Temperature
  • Ruggedized Construction
  • Replaceable Lens
  • ±0.2% Linearity
KP94B Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors
KP94B Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors

The KP94B Series of linear position sensors have a 9.4mm diameter aluminum body and a stainless steel shaft with rose jointed/bearingf/rod ends.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical applications include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

 

  • 12.5mm to 175mm in 8 Ranges
  • 9.4mm Diameter Housing
  • ±0.5% Linearity
  • IP65 or IP67
  • Bearing Mountings
  • Long Life
  • Compact Design
  • Note KP94P is the Pop-Joint Version
KP94P Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors
KP94P Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors

The KP94P Series of linear position sensors have a 9.4mm diameter aluminium body and a stainless steel shaft with Pop-Joints each end.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical applications include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

  • 12.5mm to 175mm in 8 Ranges
  • 9.4mm Diameter Housing
  • ±0.5% Linearity
  • IP65 or IP67
  • Pop Joint Mountings
  • Long Life
  • Compact Design
  • Note the KP94B is the bearing version
KP13S Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors
KP13S Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors

The KP13S Standard Series of linear position sensors have a 13mm diameter aluminium body and a stainless steel shaft.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical applications include; Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators 

  • 25mm to 200mm in 8 Model Ranges
  • 13mm Diameter
  • ±0.5% Linearity
  • IP65 or IP67
  • Ruggedized Construction
  • Long Life
  • Standard/Longer Version of the KP13C
KP13C Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors
KP13C Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors

The KP13C Compact Series of linear position sensors have a 13mm diameter aluminium body and a stainless steel shaft.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical application include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

  • 25mm to 175mm in 7 Model Ranges
  • 13mm
  • ±0.5% Linearity
  • IP65 or IP67
  • Ruggedized Construction
  • Long Life
  • Compact/Short Version of the KP13S
KP15S Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors
KP15S Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors

The KP15S Standard Series of linear position sensors have a 15mm diameter aluminium body and a stainless steel shaft.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical application include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

  • 25mm to 250mm in 7 Model Ranges
  • 15mm Diameter
  • ±0.5% Linearity
  • IP65 or IP67
  • Ruggedized Construction
  • Long Life
  • Standard/Longer Version of the KP15C
KP19S Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors
KP19S Linear Potentiometer Position Sensors

The KP19S Standard Series of linear position sensors have a 19mm diameter aluminium body and a stainless steel shaft.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical application include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

  • 25mm to 300mm in 8 Model Ranges
  • 19mm Diameter
  • ±0.5% Linearity
  • IP65 or IP67
  • Ruggedized Construction
  • Long Life
  • Note There is no Compact Version of the KP19S
KP Series - Linear Position Sensor Accessories
KP Series Linear Position Accessories

The KP Series of Linear Position Sensors has various accessory options available to customise your position sensor to suit a particular environment. All the accessories are built to withstand the harsh environment of motorsport and vehicle testing applications. 

  • Ball Tip, Rod End or Pop Joint
  • Flange
  • Carbon Sleeve
  • IP67 Rated Seal
  • Cable Exit
  • Spring Return
  • Cable Assemblies
  • Connectors
KWP Pull / Extending Wire Potentiometer
KWP Pull / Extending Wire Potentiometer

The KWP Series of wire potentiometers are designed to withstand the demanding motorsport  and automotive environment.   These linear sensors use a retractable stainless steel wire and offer high linearity and reliability.

Typical applications include: Pedal Movement - Steering Angle - Suspension travel

  • Miniature Size
  • 50mm to 1250mm in 7 Ranges
  • ±0.5% Linearity 
  • Long Life
  • Compact Design
KH21 & KH22 Non-Contact Rotary Position Sensor
KH21 & KH22 Non-Contact Rotary Position Sensor

KA Sensors KH21 series of non-contact rotary position sensors are designed to withstand the harsh environments of motorsport applications and automotive testing applications.

Using proven ˜Hall Effect" technology, the sensors offer high performance and reliability at temperatures up to +150°C. Alternatively, it is capable of operational excellence in cold environments down to -25°C.  

Available in either single (3 wire) or dual (6 wire) outputs. The modular design allows for various mounting arrangements for the sensor and also importantly the different shaft/drive types.

 

Typical applications include: Throttle Position - Steering Angle - Pedal Position - Gear Position - Aero Surfaces - Actuators

  • Compact Design
  • Excellent Linearity
  • High Temperature
  • Lightweight
  • IP65 or IP67 Sealing
  • Rugged Construction
KR22 Rotary Position Sensor
KR22 Rotary Potentiometer

The KR22 series of rotary potentiometers are designed to withstand the harsh environments of motorsport applications and automotive testing applications.

Using proven ‘conductive plastic’ technology, the sensors offer high performance and reliability at temperatures up to +175°C.

With a small and lightweight 22.5mm diameter body these are ideal for many applications within both motorsport and automotive testing and development programs.

Available in either single (3 wire) or dual (6 wire) outputs.  The modular design allows for various mounting arrangements for the sensor and also importantly the different shaft/drive types.

Typical applications include:· Throttle Position - Steering Angle - Pedal Position - Gear Position - Aero Sufaces

 

 
  • Compact Design
  • Excellent Linearity
  • High Temperature
  • Lightweight
  • IP66 or IP67 Sealing
  • Rugged Construction
RHL4 Miniature Laser Ride Height Sensor

The RHL4 Series of Miniature laser ride height sensors are designed to withstand the harsh environments of industrial or motorsport applications. the sensor has a small diameter visible laser which is reflected off the track surface to a precision CCd detector which determines the height from the ground.

Typical applications include: Ride height - Chassis Distortion - Bodywork Deflection - Suspension Setup

  • 8 inch Range
  • 32 to 185ºF Temperature Range
  • 4KHz Measurement Rate
  • Replaceable Lens
  • +/- 0.1% Linearity