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The VLS option prevents the measuring cable from ever reaching a damaging velocity during an accidental free release.  This option is ideal for applications that require frequent cable disconnection and reconnection.It prevents 

expensive unscheduled downtime due to accidental cable mishandling or attachment failure.

The 4 guides below define the PT8000 datasheets which support VLS as a Standard Option with quick delivery. Please contact us for availability of datasheets or options not shown. 


  • Prevents cable from ever reaching damaging velocity during a free-release.  
  • Ideal for applications requiring frequent connecting and disconnecting.  
  • Provides safer operation. 

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Product Type Features

  • Product Type  PT8, Harsh-Environment Series

Signal Characteristics

  • Output Signal  Various

Body Features

  • Housing Material  Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Usage Conditions

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


  • Resolution (mm) Various

Industry Standards

  • IP Rating  IP67, IP68

  • Hazardous Area Approvals  No


  • Full Stroke Ranges (mm) 1524, 254

  • Full Stroke Ranges (in) 10, 60

  • Repeatability (% of FS) .02

  • Encoder Drive  No

  • Measuring Cable  All Plastic, Bare Stainless Steel, Nylon-Coated Stainless Steel

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