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18th June 2013
New SRH520CN Technical Brochure from Penny + Giles

Penny + Giles has published a new technical brochure for its latest CAN output contactless rotary position sensor, the SRH520CN. The brochure looks in brief at the features and benefits the SRH520CN offers and includes all ordering and technical information required by OEMs, including dimensions, performance levels, factory-set and configurable options, electrical connections, etc.

6th June 2013
New Penny + Giles In-Cylinder Transducer Simplifies Installation And Eliminates Cabling

Penny + Giles has introduced two new in-cylinder linear transducers suitable for intelligent mobile hydraulics. The ICT800 and ICT820 models combine the best features of the company’s LVDT and potentiometer technologies into a single, rugged and reliable displacement transducer which, using contactless inductive coil technology, means both provide an almost limitless and maintenance-free working life with a class-leading body-to-stroke leng...

13th March 2013
Penny + Giles Introduces NRH275DR Low-Profile Magnet-Activated Rotary Position Sensor

Penny + Giles has introduced the NRH275DR, a new rotary position sensor featuring a slim, low-profile sensor housing and separate permanent magnet assembly. With no contacting mechanical parts that can wear, this latest addition to Penny + Giles’ growing NRH family of rotary position sensors is ideal for specialist vehicle applications in extreme and hostile environments where installation space may be limited. Examples include tip control for ...

10th December 2012
2012 Formula Student Winners Opt for Penny + Giles Sensor Technology

With regional support from its Swedish distributor AB Elwia, Penny + Giles – a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and designer and manufacturer of position sensors, solenoids, and joystick controllers – has supplied its SRH280DP rotary position sensors and TPS280DP throttle position sensors to the Chalmers Formula Student team, which competes in the Formula Student racing car series. This testing ground for the next generation of world...

20th November 2012
Fit & Forget TPS280DP Throttle Position Sensor from Penny + Giles Proves a Winner for Jenvey

Since its introduction in 2009, the TPS280DP throttle position sensor from Penny + Giles – a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and designer and manufacturer of high precision sensing technology – has become widely accepted as the sensor of choice by throttle body manufacturers, motorsports teams and fast road and track-day enthusiasts.

19th November 2012
Penny + Giles unveil 2 CAN bus interface versions of the SRH500 range

Penny + Giles has continued the development of its SRH500 range of contactless rotary position sensors with the introduction of two CAN bus interface versions. The SRH520CN is a development of the company’s existing SRH501/2P model. It integrates additional electronics to provide either J1939 or CANopen options according to ISO/DIS 11898. Both versions also feature a 14 bit non-contact Hall effect sensor offering 0.022° resolution.

12th November 2012
New Penny + Giles Hall Effect Rotary Sensor Helps Geartronics Shift Up A Gear

Penny + Giles is helping gearbox specialist Geartronics to significantly improve the shift times and reliability of its motorsport paddleshift system using Penny + Giles SRH280DP Hall effect rotary sensors.

12th November 2012
Penny + Giles Transducers Bridge The Gap At Brush Traction

Brush Traction, part of the Wabtec Rail Group, offers a complete design and installation service for repowering packages that help improve the efficiency of older diesel-electric locomotives and the environmental credentials of train operators and the rail network. Key to both improvements are extremely reliable converted engine governors for the repower packages, which use Penny + Giles LVDT technology to bridge a gap between the old and the new...

6th November 2012
Penny + Giles Tilt Sensors Do A Stellar Job

Penny + Giles is supplying its STT280 tilt sensors to Stellar Industries for a boom angle positioning application on its range of truck-mounted telescopic winch-line cranes.

4th November 2011
Penny + Giles Expands Contactless Rotary Position Sensor Range With 4 to 20mA Output Option

Penny + Giles has further expanded the output options of its SRH501P and SRH502P contactless rotary position sensors with the introduction of a 4 to 20 mA version. This expansion of the output options, coupled with their IP69K rating and operating temperature range from -40 to +120°C, makes the SRH501P and SRH502P sensors ideal for use in the majority of factory automation and process control applications.

14th July 2011
Penny + Giles Expands JC6000 Joystick Controller Range With Heavy Duty Option

Penny + Giles has introduced a new heavy-duty, single-axis joystick controller to its JC6000 product range. The company says this is in response to customer feedback and requests for a higher-strength, return-to-centre joystick for use in arduous conditions or applications such as wheeled loaders and heavy plant machinery where high ‘Across Axis’ loads can be an issue.

20th May 2011
Penny + Giles Uses First Trip to IFSEC show to Introduce Industrial Range of Solenoid Actuators

Following its acquisition of Mechetronics, Penny + Giles will be using its first time at IFSEC to introduce its industrial range of solenoid actuators and promote its joystick controllers and sensors.

14th April 2011
Penny + Giles Introduces JC1500 Rugged Single-Axis Contactless Joystick Controller

Penny + Giles, a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and designer and manufacturer of joysticks, sensors and solenoids, has introduced the JC1500, a new single-axis joystick controller designed for heavy duty applications such as off-highway vehicles, where maintaining smooth proportional control is essential.

14th April 2011
Penny + Giles Announces Integration of Mechetronics into its Controls Division

Penny + Giles, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Controls and a designer and manufacturer of position sensors, solenoids, and joystick controllers, has completed the operational integration of industrial solenoid manufacturer Mechetronics Limited into its Penny + Giles Controls division in South Wales. The company has also increased capacity at the Cwmfelinfach design and manufacturing facility to accommodate the new product range.

24th January 2011
Throttle position sensor with dual outputs

Penny + Giles, designer and manufacturer of high reliability position sensors for the motorsport industry, launches a new throttle position sensor with dual outputs, the TPS280DP.

16th November 2010
New Contactless Linear and Rotary Position Sensors Launched at Professional Motorsport World Expo 2010

Penny + Giles, designer and manufacturer of high reliability position sensors for the motorsport industry, will be launching a range of new contactless Hall-effect linear and rotary position sensors, at Professional Motorsport World Expo 2010.

16th November 2010
Curtiss-Wright Controls Awarded Contract From General Dynamics Land Systems

Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. today announced that it has received a contract from General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) to provide rotary potentiometers for the U.S. Armyʼs STRYKER armored combat vehicle. The estimated value of the contract is up to $300 thousand per year for the lifetime of the STRYKER vehicles, and includes the retrofitting of existing STRYKER vehicles. The rotary potentiometer sensors are located in the suspension of the STRY...

12th October 2010
Penny + Giles Launches New German-Language Website

Penny + Giles, a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and a designer and manufacturer of position sensors, solenoids, and joystick controllers has announced the launch of its new website,, designed to support key German language speaking markets, including Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The new website is supported by Penny + Giles GmbH, located in Ingolstadt, Germany.

31st August 2010
Penny + Giles’ extends output options on rugged single/dual output rotary position sensors

Penny + Giles, a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and a designer and manufacturer of position sensors, solenoids, and manual controllers has expanded the output options of the company’s rugged SRH501P and SRH502P contactless rotary position sensors. The newly announced analog voltage output options make these sensors ideal for use in Factory Automated systems and Process Control machinery.

22nd April 2010
C1500 Rugged Single-Axis Joystick with contactless Hall-effect technology

Penny + Giles has launched its new robust, hand-operated 12-bit programmable Hall-effect technology-based JC1500 joystick for single-axis operator control of cranes, aerial work platforms and other off-highway vehicle applications. The compact joystick comes with a range of user-defined features, enabling OEMs to quickly and efficiently build safe and reliable control systems.

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