High Temperature Displacement Sensor Aids Material Testing in Extreme Environments

Used for materials testing in autoclaves and material deformation testing, NewTek's NT-HT-1000 LVDT is configured to operate in temperatures exceeding 1000°F (538°C) By DA Editor / 21 Jan 2022

NewTek is offering a customized version of its High Temperature LVDT (Linear Variable Differential Transformer) Position Sensor for material testing in environments with extreme pressures and high/low cryogenic temperatures. Configured to operate in temperatures exceeding 1000°F (538°C), the NT-HT-1000 Linear Displacement Sensor is used for materials testing in autoclaves and material deformation testing in labs and nuclear applications.

Constructed of special high-temperature materials, the customized AC-operated LVDT features a 1” diameter stainless-steel housing that protects coils from hostile media.  A through-bore design gives access to ends of the unit’s core for better mechanical support, core guidance and cleaning.  Units provide a ratiometric output for reduced thermal error and stability over changing temperatures.

Available in configurations from ± 0.100 inch (± 2.54 mm) to ± 1.0 inch (±25.4 mm), the linear position sensor has a 3000 psi (207 bar) pressure rating.  Units offers high sensitivity, high resolution and excellent linearity of +0.5% of full range in the most rugged environments.

As with its standard High Temperature LVDTs, NewTek’s customized versions are compatible with the NTC-6000 DS Ratiometric LVDT Signal Conditioner that provides a voltage, 4-20 mA current, or RS-485 digital output for the AC-LVDT. This smart signal conditioner self-diagnoses for LVDT failure, disconnects, or short circuits and offers cybersecurity lockout and tamper detection to protect against hacks.

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