Balluff Introduces Micropulse BTL7 TA12 Explosion Proof Linear Position Sensors

The Micropulse TA12 linear position sensor is now available from Balluff with Generation 7 technology. The new platform maintains backward compatibility to the existing BTL5 TA12.

Key features and benefits, according to Balluff, include:

  • Non-contact magnetostrictive technology for long-term reliability
  • Measuring ranges up to 7620 mm (300")
  • USB configuration capability for simple in-application customization (PLUS version)
  • Dual-position magnet capability, which allows monitoring of two independent motions (PLUS version)
  • Field-replaceable electronics module for in-cylinder repairs
  • Wide operating temperature range
    • Standard: -40°C to +80°C (-40°F to +176°F)
    • Extended low temperature operation: -50°C (SA418 option, consult factory)
    • Available interfaces: Analog voltage/current, Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI)
    • Worldwide hazardous area approvals for extended global reach
    • Rugged, corrosion-resistant 316L stainless steel housing

Applications include:

  • Position feedback on hydraulically-actuated valves
  • Position feedback in hydraulic cylinders in hazardous locations
  • Level monitoring and control
  • Turbine speed control applications
Balluff BTL TA12
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