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Overview

Use the PT420 to provide position feedback on hydraulic cylinders in factories and utilities, gate position in fresh or wastewater distribution systems, or valve opening in process-related applications.  The PT420 installs in minutes by mounting its base to a fixed surface and attaching its cable to the movable object. The PT420 works without perfect parallel alignment, and when itsstainless steel cable is retracted, its height is less than 5”. 

BENEFITS

  • Absolute Linear Position
  • Classic Stringpot Design  
  • Stroke Range Options: 0–2 to 0–100 inches 
  • Powder Painted & Anodized Aluminum Enclosure 
  • Industrial Automation & Testing Applications 
Features

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Product Type Features

  • Product Type  Classic String Pot Series

Signal Characteristics

  • Output Signal  4 – 20 mA

Body Features

  • Housing Material  Aluminum

Usage Conditions

  • Operating Temperature (Deg F) -40 – 93 °C [ -40 – 200 °F ]

Operation/Application

  • Resolution (mm) Continuous Analog

Industry Standards

  • IP Rating  IP50

  • Hazardous Area Approvals  No

Other

  • Full Stroke Ranges 50.8 – 2540 mm [ 2 – 100 in ]

  • Accuracy (% of FS) .15

  • Repeatability (% of FS) .02

  • Encoder Drive  No

  • Measuring Cable  Nylon-Coated Stainless Steel

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