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High-precision Distance Positioning

The OLM Distance Measurement Positioning Sensor is designed for high-speed, high-precision positioning of overhead cranes, rail and transfer cars, monorails, shuttles, elevators and other vehicles.

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The vehicle can be positioned around curves and inclines where traditional laser measurement systems cannot be used. By using a linear bar code tape for long-range fine positioning, the OLM enables users to position vehicles with 0.1mm resolution at distance up to 10km. In addition, this non-contact solution helps ensure longer use and reliable measurement, offering the longest run time of any positioning sensor, says the vendor. Its four LEDs and CMOS camera are said to last twice as long as lasers and rotating mirror technology used in competitive sensors and positioning methods.


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