Essentially transducers are devices that convert one form of energy into another. This is usually done using a signal. Therefore, transducers convert a signal in one form to a new signal in the converted form. Transducers are used in control, automation and measurement systems and various qualities can be involved: light, motion, torque, force or energy. The main types of transducers are temperature transducers, pressure transducers, displacement transducers and flow transducers. They all have specific features relevant to their type. For example, pressure transducers use components called strain gauges to convert the load that comes into contact with the transducer. There are subtle differences between sensors and transducers, but some transducers are often referred to as sensors. Transducers have a vital part to play in a vast range of machinery types and applications across various industries.
Power Transducers- 2 Suppliers 3 Products
Power transducers are also widely known as AC power transducers. They are versatile and available in a wide range of configurations. This makes power transducers suitable for most power sensing needs. However, they are best suited to applications that have current waveforms.
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Sensing transducers, sometimes known as Piezo transducers and electromagnetic transducers, are types of transducer that convert measured change into an electrical charge or other form. Sensing transducers are widely used in domestic and industrial applications, such as automation and robotics.
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Transducer accessories are available for all types of transducers and applications. Some of these accessories will be typical mounting hardware, such as brackets and joints. Other accessories will be specific to, and specially designed for, certain transducer types. Accessories will ensure longevity and high performance of a device.
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