Position

KA Sensors supplies a wide range of Position Sensors for applications 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 aluiminum 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
  • 8 in. or 20 in. Ranges
  • 32°F to +230°F 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 has 0.37 in. diameter aluminum body and a stainless steel shaft with bearings at each end.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment, using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi-fingered contacts, these 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 - Accuators

  • 0.5 inch to 7 inches in 8 Ranges
  • 0.37 in. 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 0.37 in. 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

  • 0.5 inch to 7 inches in 8 Ranges
  • 0.37 in. Diameter Housing
  • ±0.5% Linearity
  • 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 0.51 in. diameter aluminum 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 

  • 1 inch to 8 inches in 8 Model Ranges
  • 0.51 in. 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 0.51 in. diameter aluminum 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

  • 1 inch to 7 inches in 7 Model Ranges
  • 0.51 inches diameter
  • ±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 0.59 in. square aluminum 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

  • 1 inch to 10 inches in 7 Model Ranges
  • 0.59 in. Square
  • ±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 0.75 in. diameter aluminum 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

  • 1 inch to 12 inches in 8 Model Ranges
  • 0.75 in. Diameter
  • ±0.5% Linearity
  • IP65 or IP67
  • Ruggedized Construction
  • Long Life
  • Note There is no Compact Version of the KP19S
KWP 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
  • 2 inches to 50 inches in 7 Ranges
  • ±0.5% Linearity 
  • Long Life
  • Compact Design
KH21 & KH22 Series Non-Contact Rotary Position Sensor

KA Sensors KH21 & KH22 series of non-contact rotary position sensors are designed to withstand the harsh environments of motorsport applications and on-vehicle automotive applications.

Using proven ˜Hall Effect" technology, the sensors offer high performance and reliability at temperatures up to +300°F. Alternatively, it is capable of operational excellence in cold environments down to -15°F. 

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

  • Compact Design
  • 0.05% Linearity
  • 300°F Operation
  • Lightweight - 0.7oz
  • IP65 or IP67 Sealing

 

KR22 Rotary Position Sensor
KR22 Rotary Potentiometer

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

Using proven ‘conductive plastic’ technology, the sensors offer high performance and reliability at temperatures up to +350°F.

With a small and lightweight 0.88 inches 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
  • 0.5% Linearity
  • 350°F operation
  • Lightweight
  • IP65 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
SPC CAM Position Sensor

The SPC Cam Position sensors have been designed as simple compact sensors suited to the demanding motorsport and automotive testing industries.  

Using proven Hall Effect sensing technology, the SPC  detects a change in magnetic field as the target passes the sensor tip. The output transistor switches its state as the target passes, so giving a measureable pulse train which can be used within standard data logging equipment or ECU’s.  

Typical Applications Include: CAM Speed/Position - Crank Speed/Position - Wheel Speed - Drive Shaft Speed - Traction Control - Launch Control

  • Miniature Size
  • Flange Mounting
  • NPN Output
  • IP67 Sealed
  • 5-24V Supply