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RTC-001 'Cirneco' - Running Tension Line Sensor



Part Number: RTC - 00X


4...20 mA 2 wire current loop output

Both standard and Certified

(Zone 0 Ex ia IIC optional)


Rated for 20,000kg 32mm diameter cable

(Rated for 44,000lb 1.25" diameter cable)


MS6 Connector Standard


Can be made with optical encoders as an option to measure length of cable passing through, both certified and non-certified to hazardous areas.




Certified to ATEX, IECEx and CSA


Non certified version also available

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
  -  Optional -40....+  85 degrees C  - Loop Pin D
-40... + 185 degrees F
Load Cell Certification: ATEX, CSA and IECEx   -  Other connector types also available
Weight: 24 lbs (11 kg)
Protection: IP 66 / X7 M Capacities
Material Load Cell: Stainless Steel The load capacity can be adjusted by adding/removing
Material Chassis: Aluminum external spacers to raise/lower the central pulley.  This
Material Wheels: Aluminum allows for various fixed positions to measure a combination
Power Supply: 24 V of forces and cable diameters from the same device.
Output Tolerance: 0.25% of full scale  
Calibration Error: Under 5%


Temp Effects: Full shift 0.035%/10C IP 66 and Ex ia IIC
  From Load Cell
Advantages Best suited to work with the following MTL
-Easy MS6, MS7 or MS10 connection isolator: MTL5541
-One design allows for variable forces

-Easy to switch between cable diameters

Tension Spacers
-Field replaceable load cell, in the event of a The unit has 4x tension spacers at the top that can be
 failure, only the actual load cell is replaced swung in and out to get the correct tension per cable
  diameter.  This allows for many variations in min and max
  spans.  On average the cable will bend about 10mm.


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