Three-Position Latching Solenoid

This latching solenoid is a three-position device with spring center and latch to end positions. The device can be designed to use either a permanent magnet or residual magnetism to hold the solenoid in the latched position. Strokes and latching forces are flexible depending on solenoid size.


Typical Applications

  • Door locks
  • Hydraulic valves
  • Position controls
  • ATM machines
  • Relays
  • Web controls
  • Security devices
  • Medical supply cabinets

Features and Benefits

  • Compact design
  • High latching forces
  • Fast response
  • Low power consumption
  • Three positions
  • Can be designed for specific load holding capability
  • Can be designed to configure with customer power requirements


Stroke <6.4 mm
Latching force (approx. for size shown) 44 N (10 lbs)
Response time < 8 ms
Centering force 13 ± 4 N (3 ± 1 lb)
Current 12 amps max
Durability >100M cycles
Coil resistance at 20°C 5 Ω

* 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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