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Rotary Potentiometers

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Potentiometers are variable resistors that are used to manually adjust electric resistance in a circuit. Functioning as variable voltage dividers, potentiometers offer reliable voltage control and enable the fine-tuning of electrical seetings in countless applications.

CTS industrial-grade potentiometers are marked by their high-quality, robustness and reliability. With several material and design options available, these products can be adapted to fit a wide range of applications and operational environments.

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Industrial and Commercial Rotary Potentiometers

Industrial and commerical potentiometers from CTS are constructed with either carbon composition, conductive plastic or wirewound elements and can operate in environments with wide temperature ranges. An ingression protection rating of up to IP67 is available on specific models, along with a rotational life of up to 3 million cycles. Decades of experience and manufacturing excellence enable CTS to offer a choice product line potentiometers, custom-engineered solutions to meet demanding requirements.

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CTS offers an extensive line of electromechanical components, including encoders, potentiometers, and mini-joysticks.

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CTS Sensors and Controls offers an expanding product portfolio of potentiometers, encoders, and rotary position sensors to meet the most demanding applications. Custom solutions and value-added options such as cable/connector harnesses, custom mechanical and electrical angle, custom shaft and bushing lengths, and other options are available on request.

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