Reed Relays and
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Reed Relays and Electronics India Limited Incorporated in 1971

Actuation Distances for MS-212 Cylindrical Sensor

Operate and release distances for the MS-212 ultra-miniature cylindrical sensor in the two standard AT bands when actuated (as shown in the sketches) with NdFeB standard magnets is shown below. All distances given are in mm with tolerances of ±0.5mm. Although some of the AT band / magnet combinations will produce similar actuating distances, selecting the right AT band and magnet for an application is important and can be done by going through our AT band FAQ and magnet selection guide.

Tip to tip Actuation distances

MS-212 actuation-magnet tip to sensor tip
Magnet actuation direction

Operate Band 10-15 (AT)

MagnetDimensionsOperate DistanceRelease Distance
NDR-T4.0 x 1.5 x 1.50.5 – 2.01.0 – 2.5
NDR-S6.0 x 2.5 x 2.53.5 – 6.54.0 – 6.5
NDR-M8.0 x 3.0 x 3.06.0 – 8.56.5 – 9.0
NDR-I12.0 x 3.5 x 3.59.0 – 10.010.0 – 11.0
NDR-L19.0 x 4.0 x 4.011.5 – 15.012.5 – 15.5
NDC-TØ2.0 x 4.01.0 – 2.51.5 – 3.0
NDC-SØ3.0 x 7.04.5 – 7.05.0 – 7.5
NDC-MØ4.0 x 10.08.0 – 11.59.5 – 12.0
NDC-IØ6.0 x 12.014.5 – 16.016.0 – 17.0
NDC-LØ8.0 x 15.021.0 – 27.023.0 – 27.5

Operate Band 15-20 (AT)

MagnetDimensionsOperate DistanceRelease Distance
NDR-T4.0 x 1.5 x 1.5N/AN/A
NDR-S6.0 x 2.5 x 2.52.0 – 5.03.5 – 5.5
NDR-M8.0 x 3.0 x 3.04.0 – 6.05.0 – 6.5
NDR-I12.0 x 3.5 x 3.57.0 – 9.08.0 – 10.0
NDR-L19.0 x 4.0 x 4.010.0 – 12.011.0 – 13.5
NDC-TØ2.0 x 4.0N/AN/A
NDC-SØ3.0 x 7.03.0 – 5.54.5 – 6.5
NDC-MØ4.0 x 10.06.0 – 8.07.5 – 9.0
NDC-IØ6.0 x 12.012.0 – 14.513.5 – 16.0
NDC-LØ8.0 x 15.019.0 – 22.520.5 – 25.0

Parallel Actuation Distances

Magnet actuation direction

Operate Band 10-15 (AT)

MagnetDimensionsOperate DistanceRelease Distance
NDR-T4.0 x 1.5 x 1.52.0 – 3.52.5 – 4.0
NDR-S6.0 x 2.5 x 2.55.5 – 7.56.0 – 8.0
NDR-M8.0 x 3.0 x 3.08.0 – 10.08.5 – 10.5
NDR-I12.0 x 3.5 x 3.511.0 – 12.011.5 – 12.5
NDR-L19.0 x 4.0 x 4.013.0 – 17.014.0 – 17.5
NDC-TØ2.0 x 4.02.5 – 4.03.0 – 4.5
NDC-SØ3.0 x 7.06.0 – 8.56.5 – 9.0
NDC-MØ4.0 x 10.010.0 – 12.510.5 – 13.0
NDC-IØ6.0 x 12.014.0 – 17.515.0 – 18.5
NDC-LØ8.0 x 15.020.0 – 25.021.5 – 26.0

Operate Band 15-20 (AT)

MagnetDimensionsOperate DistanceRelease Distance
NDR-T4.0 x 1.5 x 1.52.0 – 2.52.5 – 3.0
NDR-S6.0 x 2.5 x 2.55.0 – 6.06.0 – 6.5
NDR-M8.0 x 3.0 x 3.07.0 – 8.08.0 – 9.0
NDR-I12.0 x 3.5 x 3.59.0 – 11.010.0 – 11.5
NDR-L19.0 x 4.0 x 4.011.5 – 13.012.5 – 15.5
NDC-TØ2.0 x 4.02.5 – 3.53.0 – 4.0
NDC-SØ3.0 x 7.06.0 – 7.06.5 – 8.0
NDC-MØ4.0 x 10.09.0 – 11.010.0 – 11.0
NDC-IØ6.0 x 12.013.0 – 14.014.0 – 15.0
NDC-LØ8.0 x 15.019.0 – 21.020.5 – 23.0

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