OEMs in industries, from machine tools and automation to metrology, solar, and semiconductors, must frequently build linear distance measurement capabilities into their machines.

Suppose a system is destined for a less-than-pristine environment, and stroke lengths from 25 millimetres to several meters, or even more.

Given competing technologies and confusing claims, how can a designer, engineer, or purchaser choose the system that’s right for their unique device?

Our brief reveals seven deliverables to look for that will help your chosen system measure up.

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