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Sensor Head, Air Cylinder Model GT2-A12

GT2-A12 - Sensor Head, Air Cylinder Model

*Please note that accessories depicted in the image are for illustrative purposes only and may not be included with the product.

Data Sheet (PDF)


CAD Data

360°view (3D PDF)


  • CE Marking




Detection system

Scale Shot System, absolute (no tracking errors) type

Measuring range

12 mm


0.5 μm

Indicated accuracy

2 µm (p-p)*1

Measuring force

Downward mounting

1.2 N*2

Side mounting

1.1 N*2

Upward mounting

1.0 N*2

Sampling cycle

1 ms

Fluid used

Dry air

Operation indicator light

2-colour LED (red, green)

Environmental resistance

Enclosure rating

IP67 (IEC)*3

Pressure resistance

1 MPa

Applied pressure range

0.25 MPa to 0.50 MPa

Ambient temperature

0 to +55 °C (No freezing)

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

Shock resistance

1,000 m/s2 (IEC60068-2-27)


Main body

Main body case: die-cast zinc, Cylinder section: aluminium alloy, Air joint resin: polyacetal, Air joint metal: nickel-plated brass, Indicator: polyarylate (PAR)

Dust boot



SUS304, SUS440C*4

Sensor head cable

Optional (connect to the M8 connector)


Approx. 145 g (not including cable)

*1 Value when the ambient temperature is 20 °C.
*2 Representative value at the centre of the measuring range. Please note that the measuring force varies by the installation state of the dust boot.
*3 Connect an exhaust joint to the air tube and ensure that foreign matter does not enter the tube from joint.
*4 Contacts are available as options sold separately.

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