The Temposonics® T-Series product line is now certified to NEC and CEC Standards 500, 505 and 506. These two certifications are used in US and Canada to ensure that equipment meets specified standards for operating in potentially hazardous conditions. The T-Series linear positons sensors, which already carry the ATEX and IECEx approvals used by other countries, are now ATEX, IECEx, NEC and CEC hazardous area certified for use in Class I, II, III - Divisions 1, 2 - Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G as well as Zone 0/1, 21 and 22.
Available in standard and SIL2 versions (Safety Integrity Level standard IEC 61508), the T-Series addresses the growing demand for hazardous area and functional safety solutions typically sought after by engineers in the power generation, oil processing, and chemical processing industries.
MTS Sensors' proprietary Temposonics® magnetostrictive technology provides an extremely accurate non-contact method for measuring position which is highly suited for use in the most demanding applications. Sensors based on this technology are highly resilient to vibrations, shock and extreme pressures. Since these sensors are not reliant on moving parts, they have prolonged operational lifespans, with no maintenance or recalibration required.