New SX-4462 Hall Effect Torque Sensor Offers a Sensitivity of up to 0.4 V per Degree

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The SX-4462 Hall Effect Magnetic Non-Contact Torque Sensor from TT Electronics enables secure, tactile steering control that is unaffected by vibration, contamination or wear factors. The unit is suitable for ORVs, ATVs and UTVs in quarries, factories, farms or construction sites. It has a supply voltage range of 4.5 V-5.5 V and a maximum current of 20 mA. The sensor offers high linearity near the zero position and a torque angle of ±5° and performs multi-turn measurement over ±2.5 turns.


Original Press Release:

High-Accuracy Hall Effect Magnetic Torque Sensor from TT Electronics Boosts EPS Drivability for Safer, Sustainable Motoring

SX-4462 fourth-generation Magnetorque lightweight steering sensor delivers high accuracy and reliability, with versatile customisation options

Woking, UK, 27 November, 2018 - TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has introduced the SX-4462 Hall effect magnetic non-contact torque sensor, a flexible and cost-effective sensor offering high accuracy and diagnostic capabilities for electronic power steering (EPS) applications including off-road vehicles (ORVs), three-wheelers, light commercial trucks, and tractors.

The SX-4462 fourth-generation Magnetorque (MT4) is easy to integrate, leveraging TT’s system expertise and development support. Additional flexibility is provided by customisation options including full-scale range and sensitivity, wire length, product marking and connector type. The 4.5V-5.5V supply voltage range simplifies connection to a convenient power source, and the maximum current of just 20mA ensures always-low power consumption. Redundant outputs that allow full diagnostics and output voltage clamps that enable open/short detection ensure flawless performance under the toughest use conditions.

TT’s MT4 Magnetorque family of torque sensors allows secure, tactile steering control, unaffected by vibration, contamination or wear factors that impair ordinary contacting sensors. It is ideal for ORVs, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs), as well as industrial vehicles used in locations such as quarries, factories, farms, or construction sites.

Weighing just 82 grams, this lightweight sensor aids vehicle economy and dynamics. Engineered for high linearity near the zero-degree position, and torque angle of ±5°, it performs multi-turn measurement over ±2.5 turns with typical sensitivity of up to 0.4 V/°.

For further information visit: http://www.ttelectronics.com/sites/default/files/download-files/SX-4462(MT4)Datasheet.pdf

About TT Electronics plc

TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications. With nearly 5,000 staff members operating from 28 key locations around the world, TT designs and manufactures a wide range of electronic components, power management, manufacturing and IoT connectivity solutions for applications in the aerospace and defence, medical, industrial and transportation sectors.

For more information about TT Electronics visit www.ttelectronics.com.

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Brittany Ryan

Global Marketing Communications Manager

Sensors and Specialist Components

TT Electronics

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Ebrittany.ryan@ttelectronics.com

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VP Client Services

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