Potentiometric Linear Transducer RC35

Very robust displacement sensor with IP67 protection, ball joints and front guided push rod for 50 to 750 mm strokes

  • For harsh environments up to IP67
  • Coupling with ball joints
  • Very long lifetime and very high accuracy
  • Measuring lengths from 50 mm to 750 mm
PotentiometerProtection class IP67
Data sheet
Effective electrical travel From 50 to 750 mm in 15 variants
Sensor Technology Potentiometric
Protection Class Up to IP67
Resolution Analogue stepless
Mechanical Detection Type Frontside rod without spring return
Electrical Outlet Type Round Cable, Connector
Mounting Ball Joints
Electr. output signal (voltage - potentiometric)
Ind. linearity (best) ±0.05 %
Actuating speed ≤ 5 m/s
Max. operating temperature +100 °C
Min. operating temperature -30 °C
Minimum overall length Medium (15 to 50 cm), Long (> 50 cm)
Supply voltage Potentiometric
The RC35 Series displacement sensors are used in harsh ... more
Product description: Potentiometric Linear Transducer RC35

The RC35 Series displacement sensors are used in harsh environment applications where a robust linear transducer with excellent linearity, long life and ball joints is required.

The RC35 range of linear potentiometers is designed for applications in harsh environments. For example, the IP67 version is designed for mobile hydraulics and commercial vehicles. The mechanical coupling with ball joints compensates for movements transverse to the pushrod, allowing non-linear movements to be coupled easily and without stress. The mechanical detection of linear movement is done by a front guided push rod.
Potentiometric displacement measurement is performed using a high-resolution conductive plastic resistive element. The encoder has a very long life and high accuracy due to its good linearity. As the potentiometric measuring principle provides absolute values and requires no electronic conversion, the position feedback signal is true power on without delay, temperature stable and robust against EMC influences.
Customization on the cable (length, connector finish) or on the pushrod (length, thread, flat...) is available on request.

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