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The Retractex BC is a great general purpose housing for applications with G 1¼" process connections. Options for either pneumatic or manual retraction are available. Material options include Stainless Steel (1.4404 or 2.4602) as well as PEEK, PVDF and PP. These options make this product well suited for continuous processes in the chemical industry and downstream pharma.

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General Specifications

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Specifications
Wetted Parts Stainless Steel (1.4404 or 2.4602)

PVDF, PEEK, or PP;
EPDM, FKM or FFKM
Pressure Range (bar g) 0 to 16 bar (< 120 °C), 10 bar (120 to 140 °C)
Operating Temperature Range -10 – 140 °C
For Sensors with 12 mm; PG13,5; 225 mm
Surface Quality of Steel Ra < 0.8 μm (N6)
ATEX approval (Steel)

CE 0035 II 1/2 G Ex ia IIC T4/T5/T6 Ga/Gb
CE 0035 II 1/2 D Ex ia IIIC T x °C Da/Db

IECEx (Steel)CE 0035 II 1/2 G Ex ia IIC T4/T5/T6 Ga/Gb

CE 0035 II 1/2 D Ex ia IIIC T x °C Da/Db

ATEX approval (Plastic)CE 0035 II 1/2 G Ex ia IIA T4/T5/T6 Ga/Gb (no dust)
IECEx (Plastic)CE 0035 II 1/2 G Ex ia IIA T4/T5/T6 Ga/Gb (no dust)

Sensor Cleaning with the Retractex BC

Once retracted, the sensor can be cleaned while the process is running. Cleaning fluid is connected through external ports where either manual cleaning or automated cleaning with the RetractoControl can occur.

A PTFE scraper with o-ring built into the insertion tube guarantees that process build-up stays outside of the armature and does not harm the internal o-ring seals.

Retractex BC Plastic - Ordering Information

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Resources

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