X115 (Submersible) Linear Inductive Position Sensor

Sealed to IP68 10bar, 100msw, 145psi

About the X115 (Submersible) Linear Inductive Position Sensor

Our intrinsically safe X115 LIPS (Linear Inductive Position Sensor) incorporates electronics system EX04 which is ATEX approved for use in potentially explosive gas/vapour atmospheres.

The X115 is a heavy-duty version of the X114 sensor with a stronger 12.7mm push rod, recommended for applications where vibration is an issue or there is a need for longer travel sensors which are to be mounted horizontally between rod eyes.

It remains an affordable, durable, high-accuracy position sensor designed for applications where the sensor would be completely submerged during normal operation, up to a pressure of 10Bar. The unit is highly compact and space-efficient, being responsive along almost its entire length.

The X115 provides a linear output proportional to displacement. Each sensor is supplied with the output calibrated to the travel required by the customer, from 50 to 600mm and with full EMC protection built in. The sensor is very robust, the body and push rod being made of stainless steel for long service life and environmental resistance. Overall performance, repeatability and stability are outstanding over a wide temperature range.

The sensor is easy to install with mounting options including stainless steel M8 rod eye bearings and body clamps. The push rod can be supplied free or captive, with female M8 thread, or an M8 stainless steel rod eye. The X115 also offers a selection of mechanical and electrical options, environmental sealing is to IP68 10 Bar.

Features X115 - Rugged submersible stand-alone Linear position sensor

  • Intrinsically safe for Gas to: Ex II 1G
  • Non contacting inductive technology to eliminate wear
  • Travel set to customer’s requirement
  • High durability and reliability
  • High accuracy and stability
  • Sealing to IP68 10Bar

As a leading supplier of linear, rotary, tilt and intrinsically safe position sensors, Althen has the expertise to supply a sensor to suit a wide variety of applications.

Specifications

Measurement range
50 to 600mm
Independent linearity
±0.25% to ±0.5%
Output
0.5 - 4.5VDC
Frequency response
10kHz
Sealing
IP68
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