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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 compressed air in industrial use
  • With switching output, analogue output and pulse output
  • Clearly visible 4-digit LED display
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  • iolink
Technische Details
Product characteristics
Number of inputs and outputs Number of digital outputs: 2; Number of analogue outputs: 1
Process connection threaded connection G 1/4 DN8
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.08...24.04
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.04...14.36
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.04...15
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] < 0.26
Measuring dynamics 1:300
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.08...24.04
Display range [m³/h] 0...28.84
Resolution [m³/h] 0.02
Set point SP [m³/h] 0.22...24.04
Reset point rP [m³/h] 0.12...23.94
Analogue start point ASP [m³/h] 0...19.24
Analogue end point AEP [m³/h] 4.8...24.04
In steps of [m³/h] 0.02
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.04...14.36
Display range [m³/h] 0...17.24
Resolution [m³/h] 0.02
Set point SP [m³/h] 0.14...14.36
Reset point rP [m³/h] 0.08...14.3
Analogue start point ASP [m³/h] 0...11.48
Analogue end point AEP [m³/h] 2.88...14.36
In steps of [m³/h] 0.02
Volumetric flow quantity monitoring
Pulse value 0.001...1 000 000 m³
In steps of 0.001...1000 m³
Pulse length [s] 0,062...2
Measuring range [m³/h] 0.04...15
Display range [m³/h] 0...18
Resolution [m³/h] 0.02
Set point SP [m³/h] 0.14...15
Reset point rP [m³/h] 0.08...14.94
Analogue start point ASP [m³/h] 0...12
Analogue end point AEP [m³/h] 3...15
In steps of [m³/h] 0.02
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)
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 263 d / 00 01 07 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] 981
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
Process connection threaded connection G 1/4 DN8
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.
For information about installation and operation please see the operating instructions.
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 — SD5100-02 — 16.06.2014 —