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ELEMENT Type 8690 Control Head

ELEMENT Type 8690 Control Head

Monitor and control process valves with solenoid pilot valves and mechanical or inductive limit switches.

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ELEMENT Type 8690 Control Head
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Availability 2 - 4 Weeks A.R.O.
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8690 Pneumatic Control Unit

Integrated Mounting : Process Valves

The 8690 pneumatic control unit is optimized for integrated mounting on the 2103 process valve series. Mechanical or inductive limit switches register the position of the valve. The integrated pilot valve controls single or double-acting actuators. The design of the control unit and the actuator enables an internal control air channel without external tubing. Besides the electrical position feedback signal the status of the device is shown directly on the control head itself.

The product listed above come standard with (2) mechanical switches and multipole connectors. For inductive switches or cable gland connection, please contact PAW for pricing.

PLEASE NOTE: An adapter kit (p/n 665720) is required for connection to Type 2103 valves. Please order the adapter kit below.

 Part NumberDescriptionQty/PackDrawing/
8690ELEMENT Type 8690 Control Head
Solenoid Pilot: 
Required Adapter Kit: 
Please call for pricing!
665720Adapter kit 86901
Please call for pricing!

Technical Specifications




Operating Voltage

Pilot Valve
Micro Switch

24 VDC ±10%, residual ripple 10% (no technical direct current); Consumption 1W
max. 24 VDC, max. 2A
10 to 24 VDC, max. 100mA ext. load per initiator According to Fieldbus specification

Control Medium

Dust concentration
Particle density
Pressure condensation point
Oil concentration
neutral gases, air DIN ISO 8573-1
Class 5 (<40μm particle size)
Class 5 (<10mg/m3)
Class 3 (<-20°C)
Class 5 (<25mg/m3)

Electrical Connection

Cable Gland

M12, 8-pole
M16x1.5 (10mm cable), terminal screws (1.5mm)

Pilot Air Ports

Push-in connector (external 6 mm or 1/4") or threaded ports G1/8

Stroke Range

Micro Switch

3 - 28mm
7 - 28mm

Supply Pressure

3 - 7 bar