Opening and closing the locks gates

Accurate, precise position feedback on lock gate hydraulics

The solution

Balluff Micropulse ProCompact magnetostrictive linear position sensors are used in the hydraulic cylinders that control the opening and closing of the lock gates. The hermetically-sealed, IP69K-rated enclosure protects against environmental hazards, and ensures long-term, reliable performance.

The features

  • Stainless steel housing for use in coastal areas
  • With a cable guard system, can also be temporarily used under water
  • Non-contact operating principle ensures trouble-free performance
Reliable and precise control of locks
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