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Inductive full-metal sensor


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  • Robust full-metal housing from stainless steel for use in the food and beverage industry
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Temperature shock resistant even in case of frequent temperature fluctuations
  • Resistant to high-pressure cleaning with aggressive cleaning agents
  • Long sensing range for high uptime
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Technische Details
Product characteristics
Electrical design PNP
Output function normally open
Sensing range [mm] 3
Housing cylindrical
Dimensions [mm] Ø 12 / L = 60
Special feature Gold-plated contacts; Increased sensing range; Full-metal housing
Application Use in wet areas and in the food and beverage industry
Pressure rating [bar] 50
Note on pressure rating
sensing face
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 10...36 DC
Current consumption [mA] < 20
Protection class III
Reverse polarity protection yes
Electrical design PNP
Output function normally open
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 2.5
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 100
Switching frequency DC [Hz] 100
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection pulsed
Overload protection yes
Detection zone
Sensing range [mm] 3
Operating distance [mm] 0...2.4
Increased sensing range yes
Accuracy / deviations
Correction factor steel: 1 / stainless steel: 0.7 / brass: 0.4 / aluminium: 0.3 / copper: 0.1
Hysteresis [% of Sr] 1...20
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] 0...100
Protection IP 68; IP 69K
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
EN 55011 emission class B
Impact resistance
EN 60068-2-27 Ehc 1 J
MTTF [years] 1633
UL approval
Ta -25...70 °C
Enclosure type Type 1
voltage supply Limited Voltage/Current
UL Approval no. A012
File number UL E174191
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 22.1
Housing cylindrical
Mounting flush mountable
Dimensions [mm] Ø 12 / L = 60
Materials housing: stainless steel (1.4404 / 316L); sensing face: stainless steel (1.4404 / 316L); lock nuts: stainless steel (1.4404 / 316L); connector housing: PEI
Full-metal housing yes
Displays / operating elements
switching status 4 x 90° LED, yellow
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection - plug
Connection Connector: 1 x M12; Contacts: gold-plated
ifm electronic gmbh • Friedrichstraße 1 • 45128 Essen — We reserve the right to make technical alterations without prior notice. — EN-GB — IFT243-01 — 08.06.2011 —