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Ultrasonic sensors
UC4

Small, precise, ultrasonic

Your Benefits

  • Mini housing allows for quick and easy integration, even in the most confined spaces
  • Teach-in button for fast and easy commissioning
  • Integrated temperature compensation ensures high measurement accuracy at all times for optimum process quality
  • Various operating modes provide optimal application flexibility and solutions, which increase reliability and productivity
  • Full mechanical compatibility to photoelectric sensors allows for the use of the suitable technology for every application without machine modification
  • The sensor's immunity to optically difficult environment enables it to take accurate measurements even in dirty, dusty, humid, and foggy conditions

Overview

Small, precise, ultrasonic

The UC4 ultrasonic sensor family combines state-of-the-art ultrasonic technology in a miniature housing. With reliable functionality in even difficult operating conditions, the UC4 is a real miniature all-rounder when it comes to demanding, specialized tasks such as detecting transparent objects or measuring the levels of fluids and bulk materials. Even in situations with high requirements for background suppression or contamination tolerance, the UC4 with switching, analog, or push-pull output with IO-Link has proven itself as the ideal choice. And to top it all off, the portfolio even includes variants with increased switching frequency for extremely fast applications.

At a glance
  • Reliable measurement, regardless of material color, transparency, gloss, or ambient light
  • Ultrasonic technology in a small housing
  • Detection, measurement, and positioning with ultrasonic technology
  • Variants with PNP/NPN digital output, analog output or push-pull output with IO-Link
  • Teach-in button
  • Precise background suppression
  • Immune to dirt, dust, humidity, and fog

Applications

Technical overview

 
  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Measuring range
    Operating range13 mm ... 150 mm 1)
    Limiting range150 mm / 250 mm
    Resolution≥ 0.1 mm
    Repeatability± 0.15 %
    Response time

    10 ms ... 24 ms

    24 ms 2)

    Output time5 ms ... 8 ms
    Switching frequency30 Hz / 100 Hz
    Analog output4 mA ... 20 mA, ≤ 500 Ω 3)
    0 V ... 10 V, ≥ 100,000 Ω
    Digital output
    TypePNP / NPN / push-pull: PNP/NPN
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    IO-Link✔ / V1.0 / ✔ / V1.1
    Enclosure ratingIP65 / IP67
    Sending axisStraight
    • 1) Teach-in from 21 mm.
    • 2) Subsequent smoothing of the analog output, depending on the application, may increase the response time by up to 200 %.
    • 3) For 4 mA ... 20 mA and Vs ≤ 20 V max. load ≤ 100 Ω.
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product

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