Rotary & Linear Position Sensors

Get to Know the World's Thinnest Position Sensors

Spectra Symbol manufactures three series of linear & rotary position sensors. The classic being the thin membrane SoftPot™ potentiometer that has been used in countless applications over the last 30 years. Also available are linear & rotary pots in the HotPot series for high temp & harsh environment applications, & the MagnetoPot™ series for contactless application needs.

Spectra Symbol Flex Sensors

Leaders in Flex Sensor Technology Since Before 1989

Spectra Symbol has been at the forefront of resistive flex sensor technology since before 1989 and the development of Nintendo’s disruptive Power Glove. Spectra Symbol’s Flex Sensors can be found in many applications including, but not limited to: joint/hinge actuators in machinery, robotics sensors, door sensors, and even biotech wearables for position & mobility tracking in human joints.

40 years of sensing technology has generated the best thick film sensors world-wide.

WHY CHOOSE US?

  • Linear Position
  • Potentiometer
  • Flex Sensor
  • Force Sensor
  • Flex Circuitry Patches and Controls
  • Wireless System add-on to all sensors
  • Class 1, Div 1 sensors
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LOW PROFILE

OEMs often struggle to create space for sensors.
Our Thick Film sensors can fit!
We are low profile!
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LOW COST

Spectra Symbol's sensor origins come from Membrane Switch technology, which require efficient and low-cost materials.
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LOW POWER

Spectra Symbol's sensor platform is based on the linear potentiometer - which requires micro-amps of power.
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CUSTOM LINEAR POSITION SENSORS

A happy accident in the 1980s changed the trajectory of Spectra Symbol from screen-printing T-shirts to printing the most revolutionary membrane sensors on the market. Now a recognized leader in the linear position sensor industry, Spectra continues to break new ground by developing innovative sensors to respond to our clients’ unique needs. Spectra Symbol has left its particular mark on the industry by engineering linear position sensors that are smaller and lighter-weight than those of other linear potentiometer manufacturers. Our sensor innovations have helped to streamline and optimize the daily processes of customers across a wide range of industries. Medical, automotive, aerospace, and industrial operations that rely on precision find particular benefit in our sensors’ lightweight and malleable designs. If you have any questions or would like to know more about how we can meet your company’s needs as your linear potentiometer manufacturer, contact one of our engineers at (888)795-2283. We’re ready to work with you to design a sensor solution.

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+1 (888) 795-2283

support@spectrasymbol.com