Pease Probe Sensing Device

Description:

The Pease Probe Sensing device comprises of a compact weatherproof plastic moulded enclosure containing a micro-switch and associated terminals. The enclosure is also fitted with a flexible actuating probe which operates the micro-switch when it is deflected sideways. Thus the Pease Probe is suitable for many applications in mining and the minerals handling industry.

Applications:

  • Conveyor Blocked Chutes
  • Broken Haulage Rope Strands
  • Belt Misalignments
  • Dead Mans Handles
  • Torn Belts
  • Vehicle Movement
  • Liquid Levels
  • Door Positions

Versions:

The Pease Probe can be supplied with probe lengths of 12”, 18” or 24” and an option of a time delay on the switching function which is adjustable up to 15 seconds.

Switch Rating:

The Pease Probe is fitted with a single pole changeover micro-switch rated at 240volts ac, 10Amps.

Cable entries:

The unit is supplied with one CM 20 20mm cable gland and one 20mm tapped blanked off entry.

Certification: 

The Pease Probe unit is deemed intrinsically safe to the ATEX standard EN 60079-11:2012 Explosive Atmospheres-Part 11:Equipment protection by intrinsic safety ”i” section 5.7 ‘Simple Apparatus’. The switch contacts can be used to switch an intrinsically safe circuit with the following characteristics: Ui max = 50 volts; Ii max = 100ma.