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Ramsey Under Speed

Switch Model 60-23P


Weighing and Inspection
Under Speed Switch in Rotating Equipment
Model 60-23P
The Ramsey Model 60-23P and
60-23PX Under Speed Switches provide
a low-cost, dependable, versatile and
simple means of monitoring the rotational
velocity of a shaft or other rotating
equipment. The Model 60-23P features
one-piece unitized construction. The
electronics and output contacts are
housed in the same unit with the detector.
Only two bolts are required to mount the
unit. The non-contacting proximity-type
detector has no moving parts. Once the
simple installation is completed, the
device is virtually maintenance-free.
Two 10-second time delays add important
benefits to the package. The first delay
prevents nuisance alarms. The second
delay accommodates an alarm to normal
condition after the under speed status
has been corrected.
The under speed switch is housed in a
gasketed weather-tight polyammide/
fiberglass enclosure (allowing exposure
to harsh environments), or a cast
aluminum NEMA 9 enclosure for
explosion-proof applications.
The unit is ideally suited for a wide variety
of industrial applications where the need
to monitor for under speed or slippage
conditions exist. It may be used on
conveyor belts, bucket elevators and
other types of rotating equipment.
Operation
The Model 60-23P Under Speed Switch
monitors speed by sensing a ferrous
element attached to the rotating shaft
or equipment. The detector generates
impulses from the ferrous element and
closes alarm contact when the time
between impulses is greater than the
time adjusted by the setpoint. The unit
operates on the number of impulses
received rather than actual revolutions.
Low speed range may be enhanced by
increasing the number of ferrous
elements on the rotating shaft.
Senses Under Speed Conditions in Rotating Equipment
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Features and Specifications
501 90th Avenue N.W. Minneapolis, MN 55433
Tel: (763) 783-2500 FAX: (763) 783-2525
http://www.thermoramsey.com
Catalog No. 20.550 (Rev. 6/02)
Printed in U.S.A. SP
Features
Non-contacting, proximity-type detector provides
longer life and lower operating costs.
Two-bolt mounting assures simple installation.
Single-piece construction with no separate control unit.
Provides ease when setting up and/or troubleshooting.
Rugged housing is weather-tight, polyammide/fiberglass,
and sturdy, yet lightweight.
No moving parts and a longer trouble-free life.
Alarm/delay: 10 second delay while rotating equipment
reaches operating speed.
Alarm to normal delay assures notification when
speed drops below adjustable setpoint.
SET POINT
10% 100%
NEU 110VAC 220VAC
POWER
NC C NO
RELAY OUTPUT
1 2 3 4 5 6
UNDER SPEED SWITCH
INPUT ALARM
General Specifications
Voltage 110/220 VAC, +15%
Frequency 47-62Hz
Consumption 5 Watts
Operating -4 F to +149 F (-20 C to +65 C)
Temperature Range
Storage -40 F to +176 F (-40 C to +80 C)
Temperature Range
Alarm Contacts Two - one normally open,
one normally closed.
Two amp, 250 VAC non-inductive load
Operating Range 60-600 impulses per minute
Start-up Delay 10 seconds
Alarm Setpoint Adjustable between 10% and
100% of operating speed
Maximum distance .35 (9 mm)
from sensor to
ferrous element
Enclosure 60-23P - Polyammide/fiberglass,
gasketed weatherproof
60-23X - Cast aluminum, NEMA 9
explosion proof
Weight 2.9 lb (1.3kg) Model 60-23P
11.5 lb (5.2kg) Model 60-23PX
04.41
(112)
1.10
(28)
Input Cables
1/2 -14 NPT
6.38
(162)
.47 (12) .91 (23)
.35 (9)
.20 (5)
2.68
(68)
.40(10)
1.38(35) 1.18(30)
Ferrous iron
piece to be
detected
60-23P Mounting Dimensions
60-23PX Mounting Dimensions
5.47
(139)
.55(14)
3.86(98)
2.75(70)
1.38(35)
2X 0.47
(012)
7.38
(187)
Input cable
3/4 - 14NPT
2.25(57)
7.13(181)
3.50(89)
2.31
(59)
.23(6)
.06(2)
.40(10)
4.00(102)
1.38(35)
1.18(30)
Ferrous iron piece
to be detected
Proximity Switch
Dimensions shown in
inches and (millimeters)
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