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Industrial encoders generally have pretty sturdy housings. Not all housings are designed to withstand the most caustic environments, however. And harsh environments can cause equipment to fail prematurely. The right housing will protect your encoder from caustic environments and corrosive atmospheres, prolong the encoder's life, reduce downtime, and ensure reliable feedback.
How do you know when you need a special, corrosion-resistant housing?
Ask yourself the following questions: Will the encoder be washed-down with caustic chemicals? During use, will the encoder come into contact with corrosive agents? Are there airborne corrosive agents to consider?
Generally less expensive than stainless steel, non-corrosive nylon composite housings, like the Accu-Coder Model 25T thru-bore encoder pictured at left, may be more widely available for the type of encoders you are looking for.
In addition to the housing, consider external parts that might be exposed to the corrosive environment, and verify that they are stainless steel or another corrosive-resistant material: Connectors, Shaft or shaft collar, Mounting hardware and Gland/cable.
The Sentrol 2800T Series magnetic contacts are designed for High Security hazardous environments. The rugged die-cast aluminum housing with conduit fittings meets UL requirements for hazardous locations. The contacts are balanced, triple-biased SPDT switches that make defeat with external magnets virtually impossible.
The contacts feature tamper circuits that are actuated by removal of the face plate or by introduction of an external magnet. The terminals are located inside the housing providing additional protection from tampering or accidental shorting.
Optional features include pry tamper loop for alarm in case of contact removal, current limiting device for circuit protection, and a housing approved for Class1 Group B and Class III environments. A wider gap model protects against false alarms due to loose-fitting doors and permits faster installation.
The new DRM miniature relays complement Weidmuller's wide range of proven electromechanical and solid-state devices. DRM relays offer functionality to meet industrial standards, at an economical price point.
The DRM is available in 2 and 4 changeover contact versions for AC and DC voltages to suit most industrial and commercial applications.
DRM relays are available with LED status indication, as well as a test lever for quick and easy commissioning and troubleshooting. The relay bases are DIN-rail mountable and feature high quality screw terminals.
You place stringent demands on your relay combinations in industrial environments. Our D-SERIES relay modules were designed specifically for challenging industrial applications. Let's connect.
In many industrial applications voltages between 110 and 220 V are used to control actuators. With load currents exceeding 100 mA these high voltages produce arcing that causes a great deal of wear on the relay contacts. We have designed our D-SERIES relay modules specifically for universal usage in a wide range of industrial applications. They are much more reliable than conventional solutions, which minimises costs for maintenance and replacement.