Cylindrical photoelectric sensors
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VL18-4P2240V
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    • Features
      Sensor/ detection principlePhotoelectric retro-reflective sensor, Dual lens
      Dimensions (W x H x D)18 mm x 18 mm x 83 mm
      Housing design (light emission)Cylindrical
      Housing length83 mm
      Thread diameter (housing)M18 x 1
      Optical axisAxial
      Sensing range max.0.035 m ... 4.5 m 1)
      Sensing range0.035 m ... 4 m 1)
      Focus
      Type of lightVisible red light
      Light sourceLED 2)
      Light spot size (distance)Ø 60 mm (1 m)
      Angle of dispersion
      Wave length660 nm
      AdjustmentSingle teach-in button (Sensing range)
      Manual, via Touch-Teach-in
      Special applicationsHygienic and washdown zones, Detecting transparent objects
      • 1) Reflector PL80A.
      • 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 consumption35 mA 3)
      Switching outputPNP 4)
      Switching modeLight/dark switching 4)
      Switching mode selectorSelectable via L/D control cable
      Signal voltage PNP HIGH/LOWApprox. VS – 2.0 V / 0 V
      Output current Imax.≤ 100 mA
      Response time≤ 1 ms 5)
      Switching frequency500 Hz 6)
      Attenuation along light beam≥ 20 %
      Connection typeMale connector M12, 4-pin 7)
      Circuit protection

      A 8)

      B 9)

      C 10)

      D 11)

      Protection classIII
      Weight120 g
      Housing materialStainless steel, Stainless steel V4A (1.4404, 316L)
      Optics materialPlastic, Plan, PPS (Grilamid)
      Enclosure rating

      IP67

      IP68

      IP69K 12)

      Special featureDetecting transparent objects
      Ambient operating temperature–25 °C ... +80 °C 13)
      Ambient temperature, storage–40 °C ... +80 °C
      UL File No.FDA, UL No. NRKH.E181493 & cUL No. NRKH7.E181493
      • 1) Limit values.
      • 2) May not exceed or fall below Uv tolerances.
      • 3) Without load, at VS 30 V DC.
      • 4) Control wire open: dark switching D.ON.
      • 5) Signal transit time with resistive load.
      • 6) With light/dark ratio 1:1.
      • 7) With gold plated contact pins, PPS with FDA certificate.
      • 8) A = VS connections reverse-polarity protected.
      • 9) B = interference suppression.
      • 10) D = outputs overcurrent and short-circuit protected.
      • 11) D = inputs and output reverse-polarity protected.
      • 12) With correct mounted IP69K connector.
      • 13) +100 °C at max 15 minutes.
    • 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
      UNSPSC 16.090139121528

    Technical drawings

    VL18-4P2240V
    Connection diagram Cd-087
    VL18-4P2240V
    Characteristic curve VL18V, clear material detection
    VL18-4P2240V
    Sensing range diagram
    VL18-4P2240V
    Adjustments
    VL18-4P2240V
    Dimensional drawing VTF18V, VTE18V
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