PE18 ProxEncoder® is offered in threaded proximity switch housing.

Press Release Summary:

PE18 ProxEncoder® is available in anodized aluminum and stainless steel housings with Quadrature, CAN J1939 and PWM analog outputs. Unit is patented for non-contact position sensing of 12 mm air gap between the application and sensor, 2.5mm axial misalignment and 30° planar tilt. Encoder is suitable for mobile hydraulic and industrial installations and meets IP69k environmental protection class ratings.

Original Press Release:

Joral Introduces 18mm ProxEncoder®: True Non-Contact Rotary Encoder Captures Motion in Tight Tolerances and Harsh Environments

Joral LLC introduces the PE18 ProxEncoder® non-contact rotary encoder product line. Modeled in a threaded proximity switch housing, the 18mm true non-contact encoder is designed to capture rotary motion where conventional sensors fail. Two USPTO patents enable the PE18 ProxEncoder® to detect on-axis rotation with up to 0.5” (12mm) air gap between the application and sensor.

The PE18 is 100% encapsulated for an IP69k configuration that survives destructive conditions like submersion in hydraulic oil, deep sea salt water, dust control spray, or corrosive wash. Immediately available in common communications including analog, quadrature, and CAN J1939. The PE18 ProxEncoder product line is designed to cater to both mobile hydraulic and industrial installations.

Visit to view a working animation of the PE18 non-contact assembly and to learn more about this unique offering from Joral, LLC.

Additional highlights of the Joral PE18 ProxEncoder® include:

  • 18mm threaded proximity switch style housing
  •  Patented true non-contact position sensing:
    • 0.5” (12mm) gap between sensor and application
    • 0.10” (2.5mm) axial misalignment
    • 30° planar tilt
  • IP69k environmental protection class
  • Rated MIL-STD 202 for shock and vibration resistance
  • Available Housings: Anodized aluminum and stainless steel
  • Available Outputs: Quadrature, CAN J1939, PWM, Analog, and more
  • Customizable connector options available

About Joral LLC

Founded in 2005, Joral LLC is the culmination of a long history of development in encoder and sensor technology by companies including Joral Devices, Joral Computer Services, and GS Global Resources. Today, Joral develops and manufactures harsh-duty electronic devices for mobile hydraulics and industrial applications. Joral has redefined the "rugged duty" position sensor by introducing protection methods such as total electronic package encapsulation, LED status indicators, and patented true non-contact coupling.

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