atex encoders

explosion proof, zones 1, 2, 21, 22, incremental or absolute, single or multi-turn, integrated fieldbus interface, high resolution

Founded in 1982, Lika Electronic develops and manufactures a wide range of sensing and measurement devices. The range includes optical and magnetic rotary and linear encoders, incremental & absolute sensors, linear and rotary magnetic measurement systems, rotary actuators, displays, signal converters and encoder interfaces. Starting as a family-owned business, over the years Lika Electronic has grown to become a forward thinking, innovative and global company and has become one of the leading manufacturers of optical encoders and magnetic measurement systems. Software development and component design are entirely performed within the company. Bespoke production machinery and test equipment are often engineered and built internally to satisfy specific needs. Lika Electronic is committed to being a step ahead and always at the forefront of innovation, looking to the future with the enthusiasm that steers the company towards new opportunities. Lika is certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system and is now committed to adopt an environmental management system complying with ISO 14001:2004. All Lika’s products are designed and manufactured to fully meet the requirements of CE, RoHS and REACH directives, most of them are UL and CSA compliant too. ATEX certified solutions suitable to be integrated into potential explosive environments and hazardous areas are also available.


Heavy Duty Explosion Proof Absolute Encoder

Absolute Encoder designed for heavy duty applications, certified to ATEX CAT2, zones 1, 2, 21 & 22. With a robust 77mm diameter body diameter constructed from a robust corrosive resistant 6082 aluminium alloy body, with a blind hollow bore stainless steel shaft. Uses optical sensing, offering a maximum resolution of up to 13 Bit and 16384 turns, with SSI Bit Parallel or Analogue Output

  • 77mm Body Diameter
  • Zones 1, 2, 21 & 22
  • Optical Sensing
  • Max Resolution 13 Bit
  • Up To 16384 Turns
  • 14mm Diameter Blind Hollow Bore

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Sensing MethodOptical
Body Diameter77mm
ATEX Zones1, 2, 21, 22
Maximum Absolute Turns16,384
Maximum Resolution13 Bit
Output CircuitSSI (RS422)
Bit Parallel NPN
0 - 5V
0 - 10V
-5 to +5V
-10 to +10V
4 - 20mA
0 - 20mA
0 - 24mA
Supply Voltage10 - 30VDC
Shaft DesignBlind Hollow Bore
Max Shaft Diameter14mm Blind Hollow Bore
Electrical ConnectionCable
Operating Temperature-25oC - +40oC
Maximum Rotational Speed6000rpm
Maximum Enclosure RatingIP65
OptionsCable Length
Connection Position
CatalogueXAC77 DatasheetPDF 229KB
Lika Product Overview BrochurePDF 6.0MB
Lika Product News FlierPDF 957KB
ManualXAC77 Installation ManualPDF 36.2MB
CertificatesXAC77 ATEX CertificatePDF 3.0MB
EU Declaration Of ConformityPDF 415KB
UL Certificate Of CompliancePDF 415KB
RoHs/WEEE Declaration Of ConformityPDF 425KB
Reach Declaration Of ConformityPDF 6.8MB
ISO 9001 Quality CertificatePDF 460KB

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