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Explosion Proof Encoders, Zone 2 & 22


Encoders for Hazardous Locations

IXARC rotary encoders dedicated to Zones 2 & 22 are ATEX compliant and can operate safely in atmospheres where there are potentially dangerous levels of explosive gasses or dust (3G and 3D). These devices can be delivered with either programmable incremental or absolute output.

  • For Group II Applications Dedicated to Zone 2 & 22
  • Provide Absolute Position with No Battery Backup
  • Housing Material: Aluminum, Stainless Steel (303 AISI and 316L AISI on request)
  • Large Variety of Mechanical Combinations Available
  • Removable Connection Cap or Cable Exit
  • Resolution up to 16 Bit, Revolution up to 14 Bit
  • Communication Interfaces: CANopen, DeviceNet, Profibus, SSI, ProfiNet, & Incremental

ATEX and IECEx Norms


ATEX and IECEx norms define essential requirements for equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.


Application and Industries

POSITAL offers unique sensors to meet the needs of industries such as:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Agriculture
  • Chemical Plants
  • Milling Operations
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