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M117 Slim Line Linear Position Sensor

M117 Slim Line Linear Position Sensor

The Intrinsically Safe M117 is ATEX and IECEx approved for use in potentially explosive gas/vapour and dust atmospheres and mining environments.

It is designed for industrial and scientific feedback applications and is ideal for OEMs seeking good sensor performance for arduous applications in hazardous areas.

  • Overall performance, repeatability and stability are outstanding over a wide temperature range
  • The unit is very compact and space-efficient with a small 19mm diameter body
  • The sensor is very robust, the body and push rod being made of stainless steel
  • The sensor is easy to install with mounting options including M5 male stud and M5 rod eye bearing
  • The push rod can be supplied free or captive, with male M5 thread or M5 rod eye
  • Like all Positek sensors, the M117 provides a linear output proportional to displacement
  • Output calibrated to the travel required, from 0-5mm to 0-350mm and with full EMC protection built in
  • The M117 offers a range of mechanical options, environmental sealing is to IP67

Positek intrinsically safe sensors are designed to be used with a galvanically isolated amplifier .  Approved galvanic isolation amplifiers (X005) are available from Positek; there is a choice of 0.5-9.5V or 4-20mA transmission outputs.

The sensor can be installed with a cable length up to 1km between the sensor and the amplifier.

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