Cylindrical photoelectric sensors
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VL18-4P3112
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    • Features
      Device typePhotoelectric sensors
      Sensor/ detection principlePhotoelectric retro-reflective sensor
      Dimensions (W x H x D)18 mm x 18 mm x 63.6 mm
      Housing design (light emission)Cylindrical
      Housing length63.6 mm
      Thread diameter (housing)M18 x 1
      Optical axisAxial
      Sensing range max.0.05 m ... 3.7 m 1)
      Sensing range0.05 m ... 3 m 1)
      FocusApprox. 2.8°
      Type of lightVisible red light
      Light sourceLED 2)
      Light spot size (distance)Ø 150 mm (3 m)
      Angle of dispersionApprox. 2.8°
      AdjustmentNone
      • 1) Reflector C110A.
      • 2) Average service life: 100,000 h at TU = +25 °C.
    • Mechanics/electronics
      Supply voltage10 V DC ... 30 V DC 1)
      Ripple± 10 % 2)
      Current consumption30 mA 3)
      Switching outputPNP 4)
      Switching modeLight/dark switching 4)
      Switching mode selectorSelectable via L/D control cable
      Output current Imax.≤ 100 mA
      Response time≤ 2 ms 5)
      Switching frequency250 Hz 6)
      Connection typeCable, 4-wire, 2 m 7)
      Cable materialPVC
      Conductor cross-section0.14 mm²
      Cable diameterØ 5 mm
      Circuit protection

      A 8)

      B 9)

      C 10)

      D 11)

      Protection classIII
      Weight120 g
      Polarisation filter
      Housing materialMetal, Nickel-plated brass
      Optics materialPlastic, PMMA
      Enclosure ratingIP67
      Ambient operating temperature–25 °C ... +70 °C
      UL File No.NMFT2.E175606
      • 1) Limit values.
      • 2) May not exceed or fall below Uv tolerances.
      • 3) Without load.
      • 4) Control wire open: dark switching D.ON.
      • 5) Signal transit time with resistive load.
      • 6) With light/dark ratio 1:1.
      • 7) Do not bend below 0 °C.
      • 8) A = VS connections reverse-polarity protected.
      • 9) B = inputs and output reverse-polarity protected.
      • 10) C = interference suppression.
      • 11) D = outputs overcurrent and short-circuit protected.
    • Safety-related parameters
      MTTFD68 years
      DCavg0 %
    • Classifications
      ECl@ss 5.027270902
      ECl@ss 5.1.427270902
      ECl@ss 6.027270902
      ECl@ss 6.227270902
      ECl@ss 7.027270902
      ECl@ss 8.027270902
      ECl@ss 8.127270902
      ECl@ss 9.027270902
      ECl@ss 10.027270902
      ECl@ss 11.027270902
      ETIM 5.0EC002717
      ETIM 6.0EC002717
      ETIM 7.0EC002717
      ETIM 8.0EC002717
      UNSPSC 16.090139121528

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    Connection diagram Cd-089
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