The 420X transducers and transmitters are available in 4 11/16 x 1 1/4-inch all-stainless-steel NEMA 4X, 7, and 9 explosion-proof housings for use in Class I; Division I; and Groups A, B, C, and D hazardous locations. Three models are offered: Series 423X, a 5V transducer; Series 426X, a 10V transducer; and Series 425X, a 20 mA transmitter. Data sheet includes product information, features, and a photograph.
Barksdale Inc., 3211 Fruitland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90058, FAX (213) 589-3463.
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