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Hydraulic Magnetostrictive Displacement Sensor | MDM42

Supplier: MeasureX

DM42 series with 304L stainless steel housing and sensor rod is a rugged magnetostrictive technology based displacement sensor suitable for embedded cylinder applications and limited installation space.

Price Guide: POA

This compact design of sensor offers great flexibility and reliability for a wide range of applications with highly competitive pricing.


MDM42 is available in displacement ranges from 50 to 2500mm with an output of mA or Voltage without requirement of any additional signal conditioner. It is suitable for absolute displacement measurement for accurate industrial applications. The standard nonlinearity is better than 0.01% FS and repeatability better than +/-0.001% FS without any magnet speed limitation.

The robust construction of MDM42 with its high performance makes it ideal for demanding long term industrial applications such as hydraulic, pneumatic, packing and handling machinery and automation systems.

Key features:

  • High accuracy non-contact sensing technology (0.5μ Res.).
  • Measurement range of 50 to 2500mm.
  • Compact and rugged model suitable for embedded cylinder.
  • Applications and limited installation space.
  • Absolute displacement output.
  • Low power consumption and low heat producing.


  • Hydraulic cylinders.
  • Material handling and packaging instruments.
  • Automation applications.
  • Mining industry.
  • Construction industry.
  • Food and beverage industries.
  • Automotive industry.
  • General manufacturing applications.
  • Plastic and rubber industries.
  • Metal and wood working applications.