PT8 Series Draw-Wire Sensors | String Pot

Heavy duty and submersible string potentiometers designed for extreme industrial and marine environments

Features PT8

  • Heavy duty, submersible
  • Designed for extreme industrial and marine environments
  • CSA, CENELEC certification for hazardous area applications
  • High accuracy, high acceleration

Applications for PT8

  • Steel mills, lumber and paper mills
  • Factory automation
  • Die-casting
  • Injection molding
  • Mobile construction
  • Mining


  • Voltage divider (potentiometric)
  • 0-10VDC, 0-5VDC
  • 4-20mA feedback signal
  • Incremental/absolute encoder
  • CANbus communication
  • DeviceNET communication
  • RS232 serial communication
  • Free-release proof with VLS (Velocity Limiting System) option
  • M12 and DEUTSCH connector options


0 - 1524mm
±0.04% to ±0.25%
IP rating
IP67, IP68
Operating temperature
-40°C to 90°C
Dimensions (mm)
90 x 140 x 135
Measuring cable
All plastic, bare stainless steel, nylon-coated stainless steel
Housing material
Aluminum, stainless steel
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