BTL7 TA12 explosion proof linear position sensor

Explosion Proof Linear Position Sensor
Explosion Proof Linear Position Sensor

Hazardous area linear position sensor with new features, improved performance

The TA12 linear position sensor is now available with Generation 7 technology. This new platform brings added features and improved performance to the TA12 linear position sensor, while maintaining backward compatibility to the existing BTL5 TA12.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Non-contact magnetostrictive technology provides long-term reliability
  • Measuring ranges up to 7620 mm (300")
  • USB configuration capability for simple in-application customization (PLUS version)
  • Dual-position magnet capability allows monitoring of two independent motions (PLUS version)
  • Field-replaceable electronics module for fast, easy in-cylinder repairs
  • Wide operating temperature range
    -Standard: -40°C to +80°C (-40°F to +176°F)
    -Extended low temperature operation: -50°C (SA418 option, consult factory)
  • Available interfaces: Analog voltage/current, Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI)
  • Worldwide hazardous area approvals extend global reach
  • Rugged, corrosion-resistant 316L stainless steel housing


  • Position feedback on hydraulically-actuated valves
  • Position feedback in hydraulic cylinders in hazardous locations
  • Level monitoring and control
  • Turbine speed control applications

Product brief