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Flow rate meter for gases



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  • Precise measurement of flow, consumption and medium temperature
  • High accuracy, repeatability and measurement dynamics
  • For detecting argon (Ar), carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen (N2)
  • With switching output, analogue output and pulse output
  • Clearly visible 4-digit LED display
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Technische Details
Application for industrial applications
Media Argon (Ar); carbon dioxide (CO2); nitrogen (N2)
Medium temperature [°C] 0...60
Pressure rating [bar] 16
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 18...30 DC; (according to EN 50178 SELV/PELV)
Current consumption [mA] < 100
Protection class III
Reverse polarity protection yes
Power-on delay time [s] 1
Inputs / outputs
Number of inputs and outputs Number of digital outputs: 2; Number of analogue outputs: 1
Total number of outputs 2
Output signal switching signal; analogue signal; pulse signal; IO-Link; (configurable)
Electrical design PNP
Number of digital outputs 2
Output function normally open / normally closed; (parameterisable)
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 2
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 250; (per output)
Number of analogue outputs 1
Analogue current output [mA] 4...20; (scalable)
Max. load [Ω] 500
Pulse output consumed quantity meter
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection pulsed
Overload protection yes
Measuring/setting range
Low flow cut-off LFC [m³/h] < 1.3
Measuring dynamics 1:300
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.4...122
Display range [m³/h] 0...146.4
Resolution [m³/h] 0.1
Set point SP [m³/h] 1.1...122
Reset point rP [m³/h] 0.6...121.5
Analogue start point ASP [m³/h] 0...97.6
Analogue end point AEP [m³/h] 24.4...122
In steps of [m³/h] 0.1
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.2...74.7
Display range [m³/h] 0...89.7
Resolution [m³/h] 0.1
Set point SP [m³/h] 0.7...74.7
Reset point rP [m³/h] 0.4...74.4
Analogue start point ASP [m³/h] 0...59.8
Analogue end point AEP [m³/h] 14.9...74.7
In steps of [m³/h] 0.1
Volumetric flow quantity monitoring
Pulse value 0.001...1 000 000 m³
In steps of 0.001...1000 m³
Pulse length [s] 0,012...2
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.2...75
Display range [m³/h] 0...90
Resolution [m³/h] 0.1
Set point SP [m³/h] 0.7...75
Reset point rP [m³/h] 0.4...74.7
Analogue start point ASP [m³/h] 0...60
Analogue end point AEP [m³/h] 15...75
In steps of [m³/h] 0.1
Temperature monitoring
Measuring range [°C] 0...60
Display range [°C] -12...72
Resolution [°C] 0.2
Set point SP [°C] 0.4...60
Reset point rP [°C] 0...59.8
Analogue start point [°C] 0...48
Analogue end point [°C] 12...60
In steps of [°C] 0.2
Accuracy / deviations
Flow monitoring
Repeatability [% of the measured value] ± 1,5
Accuracy (in the measuring range) ± (6 % MW + 0,6 % MEW); (conditions: installation to DIN ISO 2533; installation in pipes: DN15)
Temperature monitoring
Accuracy [K] ± 2; (medium flow in the limit area of the flow measurement range)
Response times
Flow monitoring
Response time [s] 0.1; (dAP = 0)
Damping for the switching output dAP in steps [s] 0 - 0,2 - 0,4 - 0,6 - 0,8 - 1
Software / programming
Parameter setting options Flow monitoring; quantity meter; Preset counter; hysteresis / window; normally open / normally closed; current/pulse output; display can be rotated and switched off; Display unit; medium selection
Communication interface IO-Link
Transmission type COM2
IO-Link revision 1.1
SDCI standard IEC 61131-9
IO-Link device ID 265 d / 00 01 09 h
Profiles Smart Sensor: Process Data Variable; Device Identification, Device Diagnosis
SIO mode yes
Required master port type A
Process data analogue 3
Process data binary 2
Min. process cycle time [ms] 4.1
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] 0...60
Storage temperature [°C] -20...85
Max. relative air humidity [%] 90
Protection IP 65
Tests / approvals
EN 61000-4-2 ESD 4 kV CD / 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 10 V
Vibration resistance
DIN IEC 68-2-6 5 g (55...2000 Hz)
MTTF [years] 227
Pressure Equipment Directive Sound engineering practice; can be used for group 2 fluids; group 1 fluids on request
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 963.5
Materials PBT-GF20; PC; PC; stainless steel (1.4301 / 304); FKM
Materials (wetted parts) stainless steel (1.4301 / 304); ceramics glass passivated; PEEK; polyester; FKM; aluminium anodised
Tightening torque [Nm] 50
Process connection threaded connection R 1/2 DN15
Displays / operating elements
Display unit 4 x LED, green (Nl/min, Nm³/h, Nm³, °C)
function display 1 x LED, yellow
switching status 2 x LED, yellow
measured values alphanumeric display, 4-digit
programming alphanumeric display, 4-digit
Display unit Nl/min; Nm³/h; Nm³; °C
MW = measured value
MEW = Final value of the measuring range
Measuring, display and setting ranges refer to the standard volume flow according to DIN ISO 2533.
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connection Connector: 1 x M12
ifm electronic gmbh • Friedrichstraße 1 • 45128 Essen — We reserve the right to make technical alterations without prior notice. — EN-GB — SD6100-03 — 23.10.2014 —