The TopworxTM GO Switch Model 52M is a 12 mm proximity sensor for applications in outdoor, and challenging industrial environments. The new sensor is well suited for material handling, mobile equipment, industrial equipment, and food and beverage processing applications.
The GO Switch 52M is durable and does not require power. It operates across a wide temperature range. It can be a rugged alternative to inductive proximity sensors and reed switches.
The Model 52M incorporates the GO Switch’s dry contact proximity sensor technology that uses magnets to control a set of contacts. This technology’s durability and reliability have been proven in over 60 years of service in the process industries.
Its advantages include:
No power requirement – provides application flexibility
High reliability – tested to 5 million cycles at full-rated load
Broad temperature range (-40° C to 100° C) – allows use across multiple applications
Simple contact arrangement – enables highly flexible wiring schemes
Polarity insensitivity – eliminates need to specify NPN or PNP products
Weld-field immunity – for large magnet field applications
High and low current compatibility (5 mA to 2 A @ 24 Vdc) – permits use with PLCs and relay-based control systems
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