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Capacitive sensor



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  • Long sensing range of 60 mm
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Easy setting of the sensing range via potentiometer
  • High noise immunity
  • Robust housing for use in harsh industrial environments
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Technische Details
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 10...36 DC
Current consumption [mA] < 15
Protection class II
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] 250
Switching frequency DC [Hz] 10
Short-circuit proof yes
Overload protection yes
Detection zone
Sensing range [mm] 60
Real sensing range Sr [mm] 60 ± 10 %
Operating distance [mm] 0...48.6
Accuracy / deviations
Correction factor glass: 0.4 / water: 1 / ceramics: 0.2 / PVC: 0.2
Hysteresis [% of Sr] 1...15
Switch point drift [% of Sr] -15...15
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -25...80
Protection IP 65
Increased immunity yes; (increased immunity to conducted radio frequency interference)
Tests / approvals
IEC 60947-5-2
MTTF [years] 537
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 291
Housing rectangular
Mounting non-flush mountable
Materials PPE modified
Displays / operating elements
switching status 1 x LED, red
Accessories (supplied)
screwdriver: 1
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connection terminals: ...2.5 mm²; Cable sheath: Ø 7...13 mm
ifm electronic gmbh • Friedrichstraße 1 • 45128 Essen — We reserve the right to make technical alterations without prior notice. — EN-GB — KD5041-01 — 06.03.2003 —