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Precise and Robust Tilt Sensors: POSITAL TILTIX Inclinometers

In the world of industrial automation, precise measurements and monitoring are essential. Whether it's ensuring the stability of heavy machinery or tracking the orientation of solar panels, accurate data is key. This is where inclinometers, also known as tilt sensors, come into play. These devices are designed to measure the angle of an object with respect to the force of gravity, providing crucial data for various applications. One leading player in this field is POSITAL, with its TILTIX inclinometers offering a range of solutions for different industries and applications.

Understanding Inclinometers

Inclinometers, or tilt sensors, are specialized devices used to measure the angle or tilt of an object concerning the force of gravity. These sensors are essential for applications where knowing the precise angle or orientation of an object is critical. What sets inclinometers apart is their ability to provide accurate angle data without the need for complex mechanical linkages. This feature makes them invaluable tools for design engineers looking to streamline their applications.

POSITAL's Inclinometer Portfolio

POSITAL's TILTIX inclinometers cover a wide range of needs, making them suitable for various industries and applications. These inclinometers offer single and dual-axis measurement, making them adaptable to both horizontal and vertical mounting orientations. Their support for various interfaces, including CANopen, RS232, SSI, J1939, and DeviceNet, allows seamless integration into different systems.

Ex-Proof Versions are also available for applications in demanding environments like mining or oil and gas, while their robust construction ensures resistance to high shocks and vibrations.

Different inclinometer technologies are offered to address the specific challenges of each application. Whether you need dynamic inclinometers for applications with dynamic movements or static inclinometers for high accuracy in slow-moving applications, POSITAL has you covered.

With protection ratings of up to IP69K, POSITAL's inclinometers are built to withstand harsh industrial environments, making them suitable for a wide range of applications.


Inclinometers offer an easy and efficient way to monitor spatial orientations without the need for complex mechanical linkages. Examples of applications where POSITAL's TILTIX inclinometers excel include:

  1. Excavator: Reliable angle measurement of booms and chassis, capable of withstanding high shocks and vibrations.

  2. Solar Energy: Accurate angle measurement for aligning solar panels, even during large temperature fluctuations.

  3. Concrete Pump Truck: Stable monitoring of boom angles with IP69K protection for outdoor usage.

  4. Aerial Work Platform & Scissor Lift: Platform monitoring on slow-moving material handling equipment and hoists.

 In collaboration with Power-Flo Technologies, POSITAL's TILTIX inclinometers offer precise and robust tilt sensors suitable for a wide range of industrial applications. With their adaptability, durability, and accuracy, these inclinometers provide the essential data needed to ensure the efficiency and safety of various systems and machinery. Whether you're working with excavators, solar panels, or aerial work platforms, POSITAL's inclinometers can help you achieve optimal performance and reliability.


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