Linear potentiometer - overview of characteristics

Linear potentiometers are linear sensors. Sensors by WayCon are well suited to measure distance and way, while maintaining a high resolution. Our wide range of linear potentiometers is constantly developed to provide the best possible solutions. Because of the wide variety of their housings, linear potentiometers are used in many different applications.

Linearpotentiometer-overview

Linear

potentiometer

Types

Linearity max. [%]

Features

Measurement range max. [mm]

0

150

300

450

600

750

1000

1500

2000

Construction

Mechanics

Protection class

Displacement speed max. [m/s]

0

5

10

STANDARD

LRW

rectangular

IP60

IP65

IP67

±0.05

very robust and immune to vibrations, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C, 3 different output connectors available

900 mm

3 m/s (IP67)

10 m/s (IP65/IP67)

LRW1

rectangular

IP40

±0.1

through rod structure with double support for attachment on both sides, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C

150 mm

10 m/s

LRW2

rectangular

IP40

±0.05

small dimensions, double supported push rod, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C

150 mm

10 m/s

LRW3

rectangular

IP40

±0.1

small dimensions, double supported push rod, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C

50 mm

10 m/s

LZW

cylindrical

IP65

IP67

±0.05

analog autput:

0...10 V / 0...4,5 V

extremely robust, poti: simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C, 3 different output connectors available

750 mm

3 m/s (IP67)

5 m/s (IP65)

LZW1

cylindrical

IP60

±0.05

very small dimensions with Ø12.9 mm diameter, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C

250 mm

10 m/s

LZW2

cylindrical

IP60

±0.05

small dimensions with Ø19 mm diameter, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C

300 mm

10 m/s

LZW2-IP

cylindrical

IP67

±0.05

suited for out-door applications, small dimensions with Ø19 mm diameter, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C

300 mm

3 m/s

LSW

rectangular

IP40

±0.05

mechanical linkage using joint with take up of play, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C

2000 mm

10 m/s

LMS18

cylindrical

IP67

±0.05

self-aligning joints, suited for humid and wet environments and temporary immersion, working temperature up to 100°C

1000 mm

5 m/s

HYDRAULIC

LMI12

cylindrical

IP67

±0.05

for installation in hydraulic cylinders up to 250 bar pressure, stainless steel housing (AISI316), working temperature up to 100°C, diameter Ø 16 mm

1000 mm

5 m/s

LME12

cylindrical

IP67

±0.05

for installation in pneumatic cylinders up to 20 bar pressure, simple apparatus according to EN 60079-11, working temperature up to 100°C, diameter Ø 16 mm

1000 mm

5 m/s

LMI12-SL

cylindrical

IP67

±0.35

for installation in hydraulic cylinders up to 250 bar pressure, stainless steel housing, working temperature up to 100°C, diameter Ø 12.7 mm

1000 mm

5 m/s

LMI12-SE

cylindrical

IP67

±0.35

Analogausgang 4...20 mA

for installation in hydraulic cylinders up to 250 bar pressure, stainless steel housing, working temperature up to 100°C, diameter Ø 12.7 mm

1000 mm

5 m/s

 
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