PT8600 Harsh-environment series

PT8600 Harsh-environment series



Our unique linear-to-rotational, industrial-grade string encoder module mates to virtually any encoder giving you a cost-effective linear position measurement solution that precisely fits your requirements. The PT8600 takes just minutes to install, fits easily into tight areas and does not require perfectly parallel alignment. To order, simply select the stroke range, the cable tension and the mounting style that matches your encoder. If you want us to provide the encoder or you don’t see the mounting style you need, please give us a call.


Product Type Features

  • Product Type  PT8, Harsh-Environment Series

Signal Characteristics

  • Output Signal  None

Body Features

  • Housing Material  Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Usage Conditions

  • Operating Temperature (Deg F) -40 – 93 °C [ -40 – 200 °F ]


  • Resolution (mm) 125 mm/turn

Industry Standards

  • IP Rating  IP67, IP68
  • Hazardous Area Approvals  No


  • Full Stroke Ranges (mm) 1270, 635
  • Full Stroke Ranges (in) 25, 50
  • Accuracy (% of FS) .04
  • Repeatability (% of FS) .02
  • Encoder Drive  Yes
  • Measuring Cable  All Plastic, Bare Stainless Steel, Nylon-Coated Stainless Steel