Country: USA
Languages: Englisch

Headquarters: SIKO GmbH Weihermattenweg 2 79256 Buchenbach Germany Phone+49 7661 394-0

Subsidiary: SIKO Products Inc. 2155 Bishop Circle E Dexter, MI 48130 USA Phone+1 (734) 426-3476

Wire-actuated encoder SG10

Small design with 2000 mm measurement length

Miniature wire-actuated encoder for capturing measurement distances with a maximum measuring length of 2000 mm.

Profile SG10:

  • Compact design
  • Universally applicable thanks to standardized interfaces
  • Easy mounting
  • Measurement lengths up to max. 2000 mm
  • Potentiometer, voltage, power output or incremental encoder
  • Housing made of reinforced plastic

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Mechanical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Housingreinforced plastic
Wire designø0.45 mm

steel wire (stainless), plastic coated

ø0.45 mm Steel wire (stainless steel)
Extension force≥2 N
Measured distance/ rope drum revolution100 mm
Cable length≤30 m

P10 + MWI encoder type

≤20 m

MWU encoder type

Weight~0.2 kg
Electrical data
Encoder potentiometer
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Power rating1.5 W at 70 °C
Resistance10 kΩ
Resistance tolerance±5 %
Linearity tolerance±0.25 %
±0.1 % encoder type MWI/0,1
Transducer, power output
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Operating voltage24 V DC ±20 %

at ≤500 Ω load

Output current4 … 20 mA
Transducer, voltage output
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Operating voltage15 … 28 V DC

at 3 mA, no load

Output voltage0 … 10 V DC
Load≤15 mA

Measurement transducers permit optimum adjustment of the output current and output voltage to the measuring range.  The measurement transducer is pre-set at the works so that an output signal of 4 … 20 mA (MWI) or 0 … 10 V DC (MWU) is available. 

System data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Repeat accuracy ±0.15 mm
Travel speed≤800 mm/s
Ambient conditions
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Ambient temperature-10 … 80 °C

without transducer

0 … 50 °C

with transducer

Protection category

IP50 (encoder part potentiometer)

EN 60529
IP54 (incremental) EN 60529
Wire-actuated encoder SG10
Pin assignment
Potentiometric outputs P10
SignalE1 (terminal)
Po brown
Pe white
S green
MWI transducer
SignalCable color
I+ brown
I- white
MWU transducer
SignalCable color
+24 V DC brown
GND white
Uout green
Hint for mounting

When securing the wire it must be ensured that the wire is straight and vertical in relation to the wire outlet.  Recommendation: Only select the starting position after an unwound length of approx. 5 mm. This prevents the wire hitting the end stop when it is rewound. 

SG10 Hint for mounting
symbolic depiction

Scope of delivery
  • SG10
Ordering table
Ordering information
For measuring range 2000 I, the rotary encoder IV2800 mounted directly from the factory must be ordered separately.
Feature Order data Specifications Additional information
Measuring range
300, 500, 1000 in mmencoder types Ω, I, U (potentiometer and transducer)
only with encoder type S5, S5R
Wire design
stainless steel wire
steel wire, plastic-sheathed
Encoder type
potentiometer with 10kΩ
transducer 4 … 20 mA
transducer 0 … 10 V
rotary encoder IV2800, axial cable outlet
rotary encoder IV2800, radial cable outlet
others on request
Cable length
0.5 mwith encoder type P10 or MWI/MWU
1 ... 20 m, in steps of 1 mwith encoder type P10 or MWI/MWU
specified via mounted encoderat measuring range 2000 I
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