Wire position transducer (wire potentiometer)


Wire position transducer (wire potentiometer)

Main features
  • Repeatability ± 0.1% FS
  • Working temperature -40°C...+85°C
  • IP67 with female mating connector (see accessories)
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Technical specifications


Linear transducer with wire potentiometer technology.

Excellent repeatability, high IP rating, resistance to shock and vibrations, and high electromagnetic compatibility make this transducer suitable for mobile hydraulic applications.

Developed to guarantee a robust, high-performance solution for applications such as agricultural vehicles, earth-moving machines, and hoisting equipment.

  • Measurement Range: Stroke 1.800mm – 2.300mm – 3.300mm – 4.300mm – 4.800mm – 5.300mm – 6.300mm – 7.300mm – 8.000mm – 8.300mm (for lower or middle strokes please refer to the dedicated ZERO/SPAN manual)
  • Supply voltage: +10..30 Vdc (potentiometric – voltage divider- output) +10..36 Vdc (other output – see output signal for right supply voltage)
  • Electrical connections: M12 connector output
  • Resolution: Virtually infinite for potentiometric – voltage divider- output; analog output 0.5…4.5V, 0…10V, 4…20mA 12 bit; CANopen output 14 bit
  • Linearity: ± 0.25% FS (1800mm to 4300mm); ± 0.5% FS (4800mm to 8300mm).
  • Repeatability: ± 0.1% FS
  • Working temperature: -40°C…+85°C
  • Vibrations: 20g between 10 Hz … 2000 Hz according to IEC 60068-2-6
  • Shock: Pulse on 3 axes; 50g 11 ms according to IEC 60068-2-27
  • Electromagnetic compatibility: 2014/30/EU Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
  • Life: 250,000 cycles (strokes up to 5300 mm), otherwise 2000 km routes; typical speed 1m/s, typical acceleration 1g
  • IP Protection Level: IP67 with female mating connector (see accessories)
  • Constructive material of transducer body and wire
  • Transducer: PBT
  • Wire: AISI316 stainless steel, Ø0.85mm nylon coating
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