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Displacement Transducers

Displacement Transducers

The KA brand is established globally for its custom built high performance displacement transducers (position sensors) specifically for motorsport applications. Ranges are from 0.04” to 40” contact or non-contact at operating temperatures up to 350°F. Products include a unique laser sensor designed specifically for ride height measurements up to 750KHz. Applications include Ride Height, Suspension, Pedal, Crank, Piston, Aero Wings and more.


RHL3 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

RHL3 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

RHL3 Series of ride height laser sensors are designed to withstand the demanding environment with an anodized aluminum case with a choice of electrical connections. The glass lens can be replaced easily in the event of damage.

Typical applications include: Ride Height - Wing Deflection - Chasis Distortion - Bodywork Deflection - Suspension Setup

RHL4 Series/KA Sensors Motorsport

RHL4 Series/KA Sensors Motorsport

The RHL4 Series of Miniature laser ride height sensors are designed to withstand the harsh environment of industrial and motorsport applications. The sensor has a small diameter visible laser which is reflected off the track surface to a precision CCD detector which determines the height from the ground.

Typical applications include: Ride Height - Chassis Distortion - Bodywork Deflection - Suspension Setup

KP94B Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KP94B Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KP94B Series of linear position sensors has 0.37 in. diameter aluminum body and stainless steel shaft with bearings at each end. Designed to withstand the demanding environment, using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi-fingered contacts, these sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration. Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version. Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

KP94P Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KP94P Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KP94P Series of Linear position sensors have a 0.37 in. diameter aluminum body and a stainless steel shaft with Pop-Joints at each end. Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration. Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version. Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical applications include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

KP13S Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KP13S Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KP13S Standard Series of linear position sensors have a 0.51 in. diameter aluminum body and a stainless steel shaft.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical applications include; Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators 

KP13C Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KP13C Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KP13C Compact Series of linear position sensors have a 0.51 in. diameter aluminum body and a stainless steel shaft.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical application include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

KP15S Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KP15S Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KP15S Standard Series of linear position sensors have a 0.59 in. square aluminum body and a stainless steel shaft.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical application include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

KP19S Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KP19S Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KP19S Standard Series of linear position sensors have a 0.75 in. diameter aluminum body and a stainless steel shaft.  Designed to withstand the demanding environment using a proven conductive plastic track technology and multi fingered contacts the sensors offer high performance and reliability even under extreme temperature and vibration.  Can be specified with a standard IP65 sealing rating or upgrade to a full IP67 version.  Cable exit can be either forward or reverse.

Typical application include: Damper Position - Throttle - Pedal - Aero Surface - Actuators

KWP Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KWP Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KWP Series of wire potentiometers are designed to withstand the demanding motorsport  and automotive environment.   These linear sensors use a retractable stainless steel wire and offer high linearity and reliability.

Typical applications include: Pedal Movement - Steering Angle - Suspension travel

KR22 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KR22 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KR22 Series of rotary potentiometers are designed to withstand the harsh environments of motorsport and automotive testing applications.

Using proven 'conductive plastic' technology, the sensors offer high performance and reliability at temperatures up to ±350°F.

With a small and lightweight 0.88 inch diameter body these are ideal for many applications within both motorsport and automotive testing and development programs.

Available in either singe (3 wire) or dual (6 wire) outputs. the modular design allows for various mounting arrangements for the sensor and also importantly the different shaft/drive types.

Typical applications include: Throttle Position - Steering Angle - Pedal Position - Gear Position - Aero Surfaces

KP Series Accessories

KP Series Accessories

The Miniature, Compact and Standard KP Series of Linear Position Sensors are available with a range of accessory options. These are designed to offer the same high performance and reliability under extreme temperature and vibrations. All of our accessories are manufactured to withstand the harsh environment of motorsport and automotive testing applications.

SPC Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

SPC Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The SPC Cam Position sensors have been designed as simple compact sensors suited to the demanding motorsport and automotive testing industries. 

KH21 & KH22 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KH21 & KH22 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KH21 Series of non-contact rotary position sensors are designed to withstand the harsh environments of motorsport applications and on-vehicle automotive applications.

Using proven "Hall Effect" technology, the sensors offer high performance and reliability at temperatures up to +300°F. Alternatively, it is capable of operational excellence in cold environments down to -15°F.