Adjusting ship rudders

Correct course by monitoring the rudder position

The solution

Balluff position measurement technology makes it possible to continuously adjust the rudder so that a ship is kept on course. Our BTL rod and BTL profile magnetostrictive linear position sensors continuously monitor the position of the rudder, which can then be readjusted if necessary.

The features

  • Contact-free
  • BTL rod: Protected by integration into the cylinder
  • Rod or profile housing
Adjusting ship rudders
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