Hawkeye™ linear point sensors

Highly reliable linear valve position sensor offers exceptional value and compact platform

Hawkeye™ linear point sensors

The Neles Hawkeye sensor provides solid state valve monitoring capabilities in a very compact design for linear valves like gate & globe valves. The Hawkeye is available with universal voltage switching or Namur sensors.


  • Solid state sensing head triggers on any metal
  • Rugged stainless steel body is machined from 316 stainless steel
  • Stainless steel washers and fasteners
  • Adaptor brackets are available in L or straight
  • Conformally coated and potted circuit
  • High intensity LED
  • 1/2” conduit entry or mini-connector available
  • Long sensing range- Sensor detects metal targets at distances up to 4-6 mm
  • Rugged 316 SS housing performs well in corrosive environments
  • Sensor may be temporarily submersed and electronics are shock and vibration tolerant
  • LED brightly displays switch status Red and green LEDs may be selected to indicate open or closed
  • Choose from a direct conduit entry or a plug-in mini-connector for rapid attachment'


  • Linear valve applications (gate & globe valves) in process environments
  • Corrosive and wash down process environments
  • Oil and gas
  • Food and beverage
  • Chemical process
  • Pharmaceutical and biotech
  • Agri-processing
  • Mining and material handling


Monitor a linear valve in most process areas

The Hawkeye monitors and reports valve position with visual indicator and signals to the controller. 



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