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Sensata Technologies – BEI Sensors

- BEI Sensors specializes in speed and position sensors for extreme applications. Serving the industrial, military, aerospace and off-highway markets, BEI Sensors provides an extensive range of products from standard off-the-shelf to completely customized solutions for any challenging application. Backed by decades of experience, BEI designs sensors that offer uncompromising quality, performance, and reliability. The comprehensive product line includes optical and magnetic encoders, Hall-effect sensors, potentiometers (wirewound, conductive plastic, and hybrid), inclinometers, electronic interface modules, wireless modules, and a variety of product accessories. Specialized products for extreme applications include those for wash-down and corrosive environments, extended operating temperatures, high shock and vibration, wet and dirty operations, and products certified for hazardous area use.

Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions with operations and business centers in 13 countries. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), data, telecommunications, recreational vehicles and marine applications.

Newest Products View All (7)

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Rugged Safety Integrated Level (SIL) Encoders

Sensata Sensors' functional safety encoders are ideal for a wide range of industrial applications including robotics, gas and oil, and factory automation.

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Low-Profile Precision Rotary Sensors

BEI Sensors' 9850 Gen II series offers an integral right-angle connector receptacle designed to accept industry-standard Packard Electric METRI-Pack™ connectors.

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Compact, Spring Return Linear Position Sensors

BEI Sensors' 9600 series linear position sensor is ideally suited for use where reliability in a harsh operating environment is a primary consideration.

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HS35 Optical Rotary Encoders

BEI Sensors’ HS35 3.5” hollow shaft rotary encoder is available in incremental or absolute versions with a rugged metal housing, IP65 rating and dual bearings.

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H25 Optical Rotary Encoders

BEI Sensors' H25 incremental and absolute optical encoders are designed for extreme environments: wet, dirty/dusty, ext. temp, and high shaft load.

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Optical Isolator Modules

BEI Sensors’ optical isolator modules provide a robust output to receiving electronics, helping eliminate ground loops and reduce signal degradation.

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Product Training Modules View All (2)

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Basics of Functional Safety Applications

Duration: 10 minutes

Introduction to functional safety, the applicable products Sensata provides, and some application examples.

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LP35 Series of Encoders

Duration: 10 minutes

Introduction to the LP35 Series of Encoders, including key benefits and features, programmability feature, and ideal applications.

Featured Videos View All (4)

Low profile encoder products for heavy-duty applications

In this video, Lisa Eitel and Paul Heney of Design World unpack three encoders from BEI Sensors. The feedback devices are part of BEI’s new LP Series line of very compact and rugged encoders.

Publish Date: 2016-11-10

How to install a shafted rotary encoder

Easy-to-follow instructions in this video show you how to install a shafted rotary encoder.

Publish Date: 2016-11-10

How to Install a Hollow Shaft Rotary Encoder with a tether

This short instructional video will help you install your hollow shaft rotary encoder with a tether kit in no time!

Publish Date: 2016-11-10

How to Install a Hollow Shaft Rotary Encoder with a block and pin

Follow these simple, step-by-step instructions to help install your hollow shaft rotary encoder with a block and pin.

Publish Date: 2016-11-10