Heavy Duty Latching Solenoid

This solenoid was latched with a 100ms pulse and held in position with a permanent magnet (so that no power was consumed). A 100 ms pulse of opposite polarity de-latched the solenoid and returned the spring to the armature.

Heavy Duty Latching Solenoid

Typical Applications

  • Machine tools
  • Production fixtures
  • Power interrupts
  • Reclosers
  • Security devices

Features and Benefits

  • Fast response
  • High latching force
  • High clamping force
  • Low power consumption
  • Can be designed for specific load holding capability
  • Can be designed to configure with customer power requirements


Stroke 3.3 ± .508 mm
Net latching force >222 N (>50 lb)
Supply voltage 6, 12 or 24 Vdc
Response time 100 ms
Coil resistance at 20°C .6 ± .03 Ω
Operating temperature range 10 to 50°C
Spring load (de-latched position) 178 N (40 lbs)
Durability >100M cycles

* All TLX components are customized to fit system requirements, meaning technical specifications are unique to each customer and design, and the examples given here are for illustration purposes only.

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