Cylinder Proximity Sensor withstands harsh applications.

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Featuring all-encapsulated body covered by metal housing, Series 8E IP67-rated linear actuator magnetic sensor is resistant to shock and vibration and operates over -10 to +70°C range. Switch is available in reed or electronic versions, and electrical connection is made via 9 ft PVC or 8 mm quick connect male pigtail. Mounting styles are available for tie rod or round type linear actuators, and size of sensing area depends on size and strength of magnet and thickness of cylinder wall.



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Cylinder Proximity Sensors



The Canfield Connector Series 8E is a linear actuator magnetic sensor designed for harsh industrial applications. With mounting styles for tie rod or round type linear actuators, the 8E features an all encapsulated body that is covered by a metal housing for strength. The switch is available in reed or electronic versions and electrical connection is made by use of 9 ft. PVC or 8mm quick connect male pigtail. The 8E is water resistant and dust tight to IP-67.

General Technical Data
  • Temperature Range: Operational from -10° to +70°C
  • Shock: Operational up to 30G (11 ms.) reeds, 50G electronic
  • Vibration: Operational up to 9G parallel
  • Sensitivity and orientation: 60G parallel (standard minimum required for proper operation, as measured on sensor surface.
    Size of sensing area depends on size and strength of magnet and thickness of cylinder wall
  • Most versions designed to meet NEMA 6/IP67 specifications

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