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Capacitive sensor


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Technische Details
Product characteristics
Electrical design NPN
Output function normally open / closed; (selectable)
Sensing range [mm] Adjustment to the empty and full state possible
Housing rectangular
Dimensions [mm] 72 x 36 x 10
System Function check output
Installation detection through non-metallic container wall or on bypass pipes
Media dry bulk material; liquids
Recommended media media with a dielectric constant < 20; oils
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 10...36 DC
Current consumption [mA] 30; (24 V)
Protection class II
Reverse polarity protection yes
Electrical design NPN
Output function normally open / closed; (selectable)
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 2.5
Function check output yes
Max. voltage drop of function check output [V] 3.5
Max. current load for function check output [mA] 10
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 150
Switching frequency DC [Hz] 5
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection yes (non-latching)
Overload protection yes
Monitoring range
Sensing range [mm] Adjustment to the empty and full state possible
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -25...80
Protection IP 67
Tests / approvals
EN 60947-5-2
Mechanical data
Housing rectangular
Mounting non-flush mountable
Dimensions [mm] 72 x 36 x 10
Material PC; PBT
Displays / operating elements
Switching status 1 x LED, yellow
Power 1 x LED, green
Function 1 x LED, red
Accessories (supplied)
screwdriver: 1
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connection Cable: 2 m, PVC; 4 x 0.14 mm²
ifm efector, inc. • 1100 Atwater Drive • Malvern • PA 19355 — We reserve the right to make technical alterations without prior notice. — EN-US — KN5104-00 — 11.05.2005 —