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9800 Industrial Series

Industrial Reed Switch Fuel Level Sender


The Reed Switch line of fuel senders fit tanks 4” [101.6 mm] to 42” [1067 mm]. They are designed for top mounting in aluminum, plastic, steel or stainless steel fuel tanks in all types of industrial equipment. These senders are recommended for both on-road and off-road applications. They include special features and protection from corrosion (internal and external to the fuel tank) which makes them the quality standard for all industries.

General Information & Features

Standard mounting configuration, SAE 5 hole bolt pattern. The head and support are made of stainless steel and is suitable for harsh off-road conditions. The sender is suitable for gasoline, ethanol, diesel, bio-diesel, urea and water.

Industry standard output: 240-30 ohms. The close tolerances held on this series of Reed Switch fuel level sender will provide the proper signal for any of the popular 2” [50.8 mm] panel mounted quality receivers or ECM’s.


Data Sheet

MS-514 Installation Instructions

General Specifications*


Designed for top mounting only.


System accuracy depends upon proper sender sizing. Resistance values are 30 ohms ±2% at full and 240 ohms ±2% at empty. System accuracy may depend upon tank shape. System accuracy may be less near full and empty. System accuracy may be less if tank is not level. System accuracy may be less depending upon indicator. This sender is not to be used for filling.


-40°F to 176°F, -40°C to 85°C.


0.5 watts maximum.

Leak Test

Passes 16 PSIG [1,1 BAR] test.

Gasoline Rocker Test

3,000,000 cycles.

Thermal Shock/Hot Dunk Test

10 cycles in air, +85°C to immersion in room temperature saline.

Dry Bench Cycling

25,000,000 cycles.

Vibration Test

6 hours each plane, 9.9 Grms, 24-2,000 Hz.

Salt Spray Test

96 hours external as mounted.

Drop Test

1.2m onto concrete from each orientation.

Power Wash Test

50 cycles, 3,000 psi, 2.7 gal./minute.

Lead Pull Test

20 lbs. harness, 10 lbs. each wire.

Materials of Construction*


Stainless steel.


Stainless steel.


Nitrile rubber.

Material Compliance

RoHS Compliant.


Wiring Harness

18 awg. wires.
Black & white PVC insulation.
Black over-molding PVC jacket.
Optional mounting gasket: Nitrile or Viton -please specify.


*Materials and specifications are subject to change without notice.