POSITAL Explosion-Proof IXARC Rotary Encoders with Profinet Interface

POSITAL's explosion-proof IXARC rotary encoders with Profinet communications interface enable use with industrial Ethernet technologies.

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POSITAL has added an optional Profinet communications interface to its range of explosion-proof IXARC rotary encoders.

  • Complies with ATEX/IECEx directives for Category 3 electrical products
  • Suitable for Zone 1 and Zone 21 conditions (potential exposure to hazardous levels of explosive gases and dust concentrations)
  • Built with aluminum or Type 316L stainless steel housings that are designed to contain any electrical hot spots or sparking and provide environmental protection ratings up to IP67
  • Optical measurement technology delivers up to 16-bit resolution in single-turn configurations or 14-bit resolution for multi-turn models
  • Ensures position measurement integrity is maintained even if movement occurs when system power is unavailable
  • No backup batteries are needed, reducing maintenance costs
  • Available with wide range of mounting options to ensure ready adaptability to various types of equipment
  • Profinet interface makes devices compatible with industrial Ethernet technologies
  • Integrated IRT switching capability adds flexibility when designing network topology
  • Built-in bootloader enables in-situ firmware updates, while six diagnostic LEDs simplify setup and troubleshooting
  • Available with removable connection cap, allowing users to choose between axial or radial cable exits



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