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Valve Position Sensors Suit Chemical Handling & Processing

TURCK Inc. has announced a new addition to their growing line of valve position sensors, which have been a part of TURCK's product offering for several years. The original DS20 sensors have provided a quality solution to valve position feedback with several styles to choose from. New market demand has suggested that a variety of sensor styles are necessary to provide solutions across the board. For this reason, we have designed the new DSU35 housing style. This new version was designed with certain markets in mind, such as chemical handling and processing. The DSU35 also offers several advantages in general applications, making it a nice complementary product to the DS20. The new DSU35 is quite versatile.

With a single sensor and target puck, we are able to mount to several different actuator sizes without the need for any adapters or spacer plates. Unlike other valve position sensors, the DSU35 can be used on valve stem heights of 20, 30 or 50 mm with outer mounting hole dimensions of 80 or 130 mm. Versions are available in DC, AC/DC and NAMUR with several output options to choose from. Included in this is a new AS-i version which is not only compatible with the Actuator Sensor Interface protocol, it is also able to provide direct valve control, eliminating the need for a separate source. There is also a terminal chamber version available, which is often a requirement in chemical process applications where conduit must be used.

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