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PTS-001 'Pit Bull' - Hook Load / Dead Line Sensor

Part Number: PTS - 001


4...20 mA 2 wire current loop output

Zone 0 Ex ia IIC Certified

For up to 2.5" Cables

Mechanics rated up to 200,000 lbs

MS6 Connector Standard




Certified to ATEX, IECEx and CSA


Field trials successful on three drilling rigs in Germany and Brazil!


Photo shows unit attached to 1" cable.  Different inserts, magnetically attached to torque pin are used for different cable diameters.


A 3/4" Hex ratchet is provided and locked into place, though if it does go missing, any 3/4" Hex wrench will do the job.

Technical Data Connection Options
Operating temp: - 40 ...+   60 degrees C MS6, MS7, MS10  (available with junction box as well)
- 40 ...+ 140 degrees F + Loop Pin A
Load Cell Certification: ATEX, CSA and IECEx  - Loop Pin D
Weight: 22 lbs (10 kg)
Protection: IP 66 / X7 M Installation
Material Load Cell: Stainless Steel

Installed on the deadline side

Material Chassis: Aluminum

Output is linearly proportional to tension on deadline

Material Clamp: Stainless Steel For 0.75 to 2.5 cable diameters
Output Tolerance: 0.25% of full scale  
Calibration Error: Under 5% Output Limits (always linear)
Temp Effects: Full shift 0.035%/10C At min weight, the output is 4mA (point set by user)
At max weight, the output is 20mA (point set be user)
-Easy MS6, MS7 or MS10 connection
-Easy to use clamp on design
-Fully interchangeable with existing units

-Field replaceable load cell, in the event of a

 failure, only the actual load cell is replaced

IP 66 and Ex ia IIC

From Load Cell
Best suited to work with the following MTL
isolator: MTL5541

Installation Manual:

Hook load sensor installation manual



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