Middletown, CT – The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its KD-5100 differential measurement system, which provides resolution to a nanometer of positional change. With its proven stable design, extremely small size, and low power consumption, the KD-5100 is ideal for night vision systems, precision telescope positioning, fast steering mirrors (FSM) for space-based and airborne applications, and image stabilization systems. Kaman engineers work closely with customers to understand their specific application and optimize the KD-5100 to meet custom requirements.
Featuring a small package size – only 2 x 2.12 x 0.75 inches thick – the KD-5100 is a good choice for applications where space is a limiting factor. It is manufactured to MIL-H-38534, with MIL-SPEC components used throughout the electronics module wherever possible. The KD-5100 features rugged construction, with a mean time between failures of better than 238,000 hours in a space flight environment and 55,000 hours in a tactical environment. Kaman also offers the DIT-5200, a commercial version of the KD-5100 for applications where mil-spec requirements, size, weight and power consumption are not critical.[Continue reading →]
Middletown, CT – The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the digiVIT digital variable impedance transducer. With its user-friendly new graphical user interface (GUI) for easier setup and connectivity, and cloud-based data access/monitoring, the digiVIT offers a wide array of networking capabilities ideal for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. It is a good choice for position, vibration, and proximity sensing, part sorting, process control, laboratory testing, engine dynamics testing, condition monitoring, and more.
The digiVIT is the most advanced digital signal conditioner for noncontact linear position and displacement sensing available on the market. It is a self-configuring system, which is capable of performing with nearly any sensor, from any manufacturer, as well as any conductive target. The transducer also features simple pushbutton calibration, temperature compensation, and zeroing. [Continue reading →]