Level Sensors & Switches

LS-2050 Single-Point Level Switch

Part Number: 30288
LS-2050_175650
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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

LS-2050 Series Single-Point Level Switches solve the problem of point level sensing in tanks with inaccessible tops or bottoms, or at intermediate locations in larger tanks. Installation is through the tank side at the detection point. LS-2050 Series switches are ideal for pressures up to 900 psig (62 bar) and temperatures up to 300°F (149°C). Explosion-proof models are available.

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Lead-times and expedites

Lead-times apply to standard parts & configurations. Expedited shipments available by contacting factory. Lead-times may vary based on quantity and/or non-standard configurations.

CE ROHS Gems Compliant CSA

Features

  • Large Size
  • 1" NPT
  • High Pressure/Temperature 
Sku
30288
Model
LS-2050
Sensor Type
Float Type
Primary Material Of Construction
Alloy
Wetted Materials
Brass, Buns N, 316 Stainless Steel, Berylium Copper, Telon, Ceramic
Stem Material
Brass
Float Material
Buna N
Float Diameter
.9"
Actuation Level
5/8"
Min. Liquid SG
0.8
Maximum Pressure
150 psi
Minimum Temperature
-40°F
Maximum Temperature
250°F
Mounting Size
1" NPT Male
Mounting Style
Horizontal
Electrical Termination
25" Long, 18 AWG, Polymeric Leads
Switch Type
SPDT (20 VA)
Switch Operation
Selectable
Input
N/A
Output
N/A
Approvals
UL Recognized, CSA Listed, CE, ROHS

Reed Switch Protection

Format .pdf
Size 56 KB

Gems Sensors Instructions, LS-2050 and LS-52100

Format .pdf
Size 510 KB

Gems Sensors Catalog, Alloy Side Mount Level Switches

Format .pdf
Size 3 MB
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Is there a minimum current flow requirement for a standard 20VA reed switch?

Yes, very low currents (< 5ma) can prevent “cleaning” of the contacts or not have enough energy to maintain low contact resistance. 5ma is likely a good minimum for our standard 20 VA switch. But you also want enough voltage. Approximately, 5V, 5ma is a good minimum. For low current switching we recommend a 10 VA reed switch which can better handle lower loads. (1ma for example).

What is the life expectancy of a reed switch?

A reed switch is extremely rugged and designed to operate reliably for many years, under ideal conditions, up to about 2 million cycles. To achieve maximum service life, reed switches benefit from protected electrical supply.