Sensors for T-slot cylinders
MZT8 Twin

Cylinder sensors with two sensor heads for T-slot

Your Benefits

  • Can be used at temperatures up to 80 °C
  • Very rugged housing with enclosure rating IP68 extends the service life of the sensor
  • Increases machine output though precise switching at the first attempt
  • Quick and easy mounting using an Allen key or flat-head screwdriver
  • Saves time on initial installation and when replacing devices as the sensor can be easily inserted into the slot from above. The end caps of the cylinder do not have to be removed.
  • Low maintenance costs as the sensor is resistant to shock and vibration, meaning it does not slide about in the slot.
  • Low cabling requirements
  • Two switching points - one connection


Cylinder sensors with two sensor heads for T-slot

The MZT8 Twin cylinder sensor from SICK is the flexible solution for detecting the piston position in pneumatic actuators. The sensor can be inserted into cylinders very easily and, with the screw-and-washer assembly, tightened with just a quarter turn of a slotted screwdriver or hex key. The MZT8 Twin sits securely in the slot, which makes it well-suited for use in pneumatic cylinders with T-slot. In addition, the patented GMR and ASIC technology from SICK ensures that the sensor delivers precise switching. The MZT8 Twin is available in a range of variants up to an enclosure rating of IP68. Since the male connector has two MZT8 sensor heads, cabling work is very minimal.

At a glance
  • Sensor variant for T-slot cylinder with two MZT8 sensor heads on one male connector

  • Sensors are inserted into the cylinder slot from above

  • Combined fixing screw (hexagon socket screw and slotted screw)

  • Temperature-resistant up to 80 °C

  • Very short sensor housing for use in short stroke cylinders

  • Enclosure rating: IP68


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Technical overview

  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Output functionNO
    Special features

    Magnetic field and welding field resistance (interference fields)

    PTFE hose

    Two sensor heads on one plug

    Cylinder types with adapter

    Profile cylinder

    Tie rod cylinder

    Round body cylinder

    Dovetail groove cylinder

    SMC rail CDQ2

    SMC rail ECDQ2

    Housing length24 mm
    Supply voltage10 V DC ... 30 V DC
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product