Inductive proximity sensors

Small rectangular housings for use in industrial environments

Your Benefits

  • Best mechanical and electronic stability for extra-long service life
  • Highest levels of process reliability for your application
  • Long service life that reduce maintenance costs thanks to SICK's ASIC technology and rugged VISTAL® housing
  • Precise detection and high sensor accuracy enable fast handling and assembly processes
  • Space-saving integration in every application
  • High resistance to shock and vibrations reduces maintenance costs
  • Quick viewing of sensor status from any position in the room reduces maintenance costs
  • Safe, fast mounting without any need for readjustment saves installation time and maintenance costs


Small rectangular housings for use in industrial environments

Compact design with best-in-class performance. The IQB sensors offer extended sensing ranges of up to 8 mm and state-of-the-art SICK-ASIC technology. Its proven, reliable design with 270° status display is also ideal for more demanding applications. Extremely rugged VISTAL® housing, innovative hotmelt molding and an IP 68 enclosure rating make the sensors of the IQB product family the first choice for a wide range of applications and ensure the highest possible levels of process reliability and satisfaction.

At a glance
  • Types: 10 mm x 16 mm x 28 mm or 12 mm x 26 mm x 40 mm
  • Extended sensing ranges: 2 mm to 8 mm
  • Electrical configuration: DC 3-/4-wire
  • Enclosure rating: IP 68
  • Temperature range: –25 °C to +75 °C
  • Tough VISTAL™ housing
  • Small version with 270° output state display


Sensor solutions for robotics
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Sensor solutions for robotics
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Working together as equals

Thanks to sensors from SICK, robots perceive more precisely. For all challenges in the field of robotics: Robot Vision, Safe Robotics, End-of-Arm Tooling, and Position Feedback.
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Technical overview

  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview


    10 mm x 28 mm x 16 mm

    12 mm x 40 mm x 26 mm

    Sensing range Sn2 mm ... 8 mm
    Housing materialPlastic
    Enclosure ratingIP68
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product