Encoders for Explosive Environments


ATEX-certified rotary encoders

ATEX-certified rotary encoders are designed to operate safely in atmospheres where there are potentially dangerous levels of explosive gases or dust. These devices are part of the IXARC family of magnetic and optical rotary sensors and are available in single- or multi-turn versions. Rugged, reliable and highly accurate, these devices can be ordered with a wide range of mounting and coupling options that ensure that they can be installed in zones 1 and 21 (as defined from the ATEX directive).

  • Certified for Underground Mines (Group I) and Other Industries (Group II)
  • Housing Material: Aluminum, Stainless Steel (303 AISI), Stainless Steel (316 AISI)
  • Ex-proof “d” Flameproof Enclosure
  • Different Mounting and Coupling Options Available
  • Removable Connection Cap
  • Resolution up to 16 bit, Revolution up to 14 bit

Variety of Communication Interfaces

  • Analog
  • CANopen
  • DeviceNet
  • EtherNet/IP
  • Profibus
  • Profinet
  • SSI
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  • Oil and Gas
  • Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Chemical Plants
  • Milling Operations