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POSITAL-FRABA has been a leader in the design and production of position & motion sensors for more than 50 years. Our current product offerings feature innovative sensors designed to meet demanding requirements in a wide range of industries. Our flexible “build-to-order“ manufacturing systems make it possible to offer sensors that are configured to meet your exact specs with rapid delivery and competitive prices. Our commitment to quality results in products that deliver accuracy and reliability

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PROFINET ATEX/IECEx Certified Rotary Encoder for Hazardous Locations

POSTED 06/15/2016

POSITAL PROFINET ATEX/IECEx-certified rotary encoder is designed to operate safely in atmospheres where there are potentially dangerous levels of explosive gases or dust. These devices are part of the IXARC family of magnetic rotary sensors and are available in single- or multiturn versions. Rugged, reliable and highly accurate, these devices can be ordered with a wide range of mounting and coupling options that ensure that they can be installed in zones 1 and 21 (as defined from the ATEX directive).

  • Certification Zone 1 & 21 (Oil&Gas) and M2 (Mining)
  • Ex-proof "d" Flameproof Enclosure
  • Available in Aluminum and Stainless Steel (316L)
  • Available with a Removable Connection Cap, Radial Cable Exit, or Axial Cable Exit
  • Resolution 16 bit Singleturn and 14 bit Multiturn
  • No Battery Back Up Needed

atex iecexATEX and IECEx Norms
ATEX and IECEx norms define essential requirements for equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Ideal for Industries in
POSITAL offers unique sensors to meet the needs of industries such as:

Mining Oil gas Drilling Flour

  • Oil Rigs
  • Underground Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Chemical Plants
  • Milling Operations