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Capacitive sensor


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  • Easy parameter setting via IO-Link
  • Output function normally open / normally closed programmable
  • Clearly visible indication of the switching status by LED
  • Easy installation with mounting adapters and cable ties
  • For position detection or level monitoring
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Technische Details
Product characteristics
Electrical design PNP
Output function normally open / normally closed; (selectable)
Sensing range [mm] 12
Communication interface IO-Link
Housing rectangular
Dimensions [mm] 20 x 14 x 48
Installation detection through non-metallic container wall or on bypass pipes
Media dry bulk material; liquids
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 10...30 DC
Current consumption [mA] < 17
Protection class III
Reverse polarity protection yes
Electrical design PNP
Output function normally open / normally closed; (selectable)
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 2.5
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 100
Switching frequency DC [Hz] 10
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection pulsed
Overload protection yes
Detection zone
Sensing range [mm] 12
Real sensing range Sr [mm] 12 ± 10 %
Accuracy / deviations
Hysteresis [% of Sr] 1...15
Switch point drift [% of Sr] -20...20
Communication interface IO-Link
Transmission type COM1 (4,8 kBaud)
IO-Link revision 1.1
SDCI standard IEC 61131-9 CDV
IO-Link device ID 371d / 000173h
Profiles Smart Sensor
SIO mode yes
Min. process cycle time [ms] 100.8
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -25...80
Protection IP 65; IP 67
Tests / approvals
EN 61000-4-2 ESD 8 kV AD
EN 61000-4-3 HF radiated 10 V/m
EN 61000-4-4 Burst 2 kV
EN 61000-4-6 HF conducted 3 V
EN 55011 class B
Shock resistance
EN 60068-2-27 30 g 6 shocks / 11 ms half-sine (x, y, z)
Vibration resistance
EN 60068-2-6 (10...55 Hz) / 1 mm amplitude, oscillation period 5 min., 30 min. per axis at resonance or 55 Hz
MTTF [years] 725
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 25.2
Housing rectangular
Mounting non-flush mountable
Dimensions [mm] 20 x 14 x 48
Materials housing: PBT glass fibre reinforced; pushbuttons: TPE-U; cover: PC glass fibre reinforced
Displays / operating elements
switching status 1 x LED, yellow
Teach function yes
Electronic lock yes
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection - plug
Connection Cable: 0.04 m, PVC
Connection Connector: 1 x M8
ifm electronic gmbh • Friedrichstraße 1 • 45128 Essen — We reserve the right to make technical alterations without prior notice. — EN-GB — KQ6004-01 — 11.04.2013 —