Tag Archives: displacement sensors

Calibration of Fiber Optic Displacement Sensors

Philtec has published a new Application Note regarding calibration of fiber optic displacement sensors. (See Philtec Application Note No. 82.) This document covers: Calibration Tips and Recommendations General Guidelines for Conducting Good Calibrations Required Equipment Calibration Targets Calibration Procedure for Sensors with Analog Output Calibration Procedure for Sensors with Digital Output About Philtec Philtec Inc. … Continue reading

14-Mar-2024 Blog, Detectors, PHILTEC

PHILTEC Fiber Optic Sensors in Space

The Global Space Launch market is anticipated to rise at a considerable rate during the forecast period between 2023 and 2031. In 2022, for example, the market grew at a steady pace, with the rising adoption of strategies by key players. As the space economy expands, satellite constellations are proliferating. To serve an expanding space … Continue reading

04-Mar-2024 Blog, Detectors, PHILTEC

Connectorized Fiber Optic Cable Configurations

Philtec fiber optic sensors can make displacement measurements inside of mechanisms, machinery and vacuum chambers. To gain access to the measurement locations, fiber optic cables may be connectorized for the probe tips to be separated from the electronics. In some complex applications, more than one joint may be required for the installation and removal of the sensor … Continue reading

02-Aug-2023 Blog, Fiber Optics, PHILTEC

Measuring Turbine Speed

A previous PHILTEC Application Note “Bending Light“ showed that the light beam emitted from a fiber optic probe can be redirected to a different emission angle by polishing the fibers at an angle to the probe axis. A new customer wanted to measure turbine speed by sensing the passage of 1 mm thick blades. 1-mm thick … Continue reading

15-Feb-2023 Blog, Detectors, PHILTEC

Philtec Releases Introductory Video

Watch the new introductory video released by Philtec that highlights the main features of their sensors, and the industries that the company serves. Philtec Inc. is a manufacturer of custom fiber optic displacement sensor systems. Based in Annapolis, Maryland, Philtec has been providing innovative sensing solutions since 1988. Their sensors are built in the USA and … Continue reading

05-Jul-2022 Blog, Detectors, PHILTEC
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