Sensors and Sensing Systems

D-04 Displacement sensor

D-04 is an improved version of former D-01 and D-02 sensors.

Type: customizable measuring range from 0-100mm Displacement sensor

Application: Application-based

Installation method: Custom

Temperature compensation: Integrated in the sensor body

  • D-04 is an improved version of former D-01 and D-02 sensors.
  • D-04 is a universal displacement sensor with a customizable measuring range from 0-100mm.
  • The measuring range can be modified and extended upon the needs of the installation or measurement.
  • D-04 features a novel construction with an optimized compensation design.
  • D-04 can be machined also from special alloys for universal and harsh environments applications (mines, subsea, sewers).
  • Direct mountable (can be equipped with spherical polymer bearings).
  • Special design for harsh and demanding environments (mines, sub-sea applications).
  • Customizable cable lengths.
  • Dilatations
  • Settlement measurement
  • Crack monitoring
  • Strain and deformation measurement
  • Direct mountable (can be equipped with spherical polymer bearings)
  • Special design for harsh and demanding environments (mines, sub-sea applications)
  • Customizable cable lengths
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Product Specification

Performance properties Displacement range ±50mm
Displacement resolution 30µm
Displacement sensitivity 70pm/mm
Displacement accuracy 1) 300µm
Displacement precision 2) ±120µm
Operating wavelength Range 1460-1620nm
Operating Temperature range -20°C to +60°C
Number of FBGs 2
Occupied bandwidth 12nm
Water ingress protection 3) IP 67 3)
Physical properties Housing material Stainless steel 1.4404/1.4301
Dimensions (without cable)4) Ø30 x 350mm
Weight (without cable) <500g
Cable type Dyneema reinforced cable Ø3mm
Cable length5) 1mtr
Cable Bend Radius (dynamic) 40mm
Cable Bend Radius (static) 30mm
Connector type6) FC/APC
Mounting method Application-based
Packaging Cardboard box with dimensions: 370x290x45mm
Quality Statement D-04 sensor is compliant with IEC 61757:2018 and IEC 61757-2-1:2021 All sensors are 100% tested and calibrated at SYLEX. Sensor is manufactured according to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004


  • 1) Accuracy is established for each individual sensor under laboratory conditions and it includes hysteresis, non-linearity and repeatability of the sensor.
  • 2) Precision is established on a batch basis and it includes hysteresis, non-linearity, repeatability and reproducibility of the sensor.
  • 3) Can be utilized for marine application and water resistance up to 5bar.
  • 4) Dimensions can vary depending on measuring range – for further details see the product drawing
  • 5) Cable length is extendable on request
  • 6) Other connector types available on request

Related products

WCP-01 is a IP67 watertight connector protection for FC/APC connectors

LCP-03 is an optional product modification for extending sensors cable lengths.

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