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Tips for Reducing Error When Using Eddy Current Measuring Techniques

  • Magazine Article
  • 19AERP12_02
Published December 01, 2019 by SAE International in United States
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Inductive eddy current technology is an extremely versatile non-contact method for measuring an object's position, distance, or vibration. Unaffected by environmental contaminants or target finish characteristics, these sensors can operate in a vacuum or in fluids, so they work well for dirty applications, like those with oil or dust present. To get the most out of eddy current sensors, follow these tips for reducing errors that can affect a measurement's accuracy.