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Proximity Sensors

A comprehensive range of AC or DC inductive and capacitive proximity switches are available in a variety of packages from short barrels, standard barrels, ring inductives, flat packs and DIN standard limit switch styles. The proximity switches offer a sensing range of 0 - 40 mm allowing a wide variety of targets to be detected.

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Cylindrical Body
Block Style Housing
Square Housing
Capacitive Proximity
Connectors and Cables
Previous Models

Cylindrical Body

Model  
Type
Long distance
 
 
Sensing distance
(Shielded)
M8: 2mm
M12: 4mm
M18: 8mm
M30: 15mm
 
Sensing distance
(Unshielded)
M8: 4mm
M12: 8mm
M18: 16mm
M30: 30mm
 
Features • New, lower cost series
• Sensing distance 1.5 to 2 times greater than conventional models
• M8, M12, M18 & M30 units all nickel-plated brass
• Ideal for OEM
 
Connection Prewired or plug-in  
Output NPN or PNP  
IP rating IP67  
Manuals Datasheet
Brochure
 
   
Model
Type
General purpose
Miniature
Sensing distance
(Shielded)
M8: 1.5mm
M12: 2mm
M18: 5mm
M30: 10mm
Shielded: 0.8 to 2mm
Unshielded: 2 to 4mm
Features • Nickel brass housing
• Standard 3-wire models (10 to 40V DC)
• 2-wire AC and 2-wire DC available
• Stainless steel housing
• 3-wire models (10 to 30V DC)
• Smooth & threaded bodied
Connection Prewired or plug-in Prewired or plug-in
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP67
Manuals Cable/Connector Catalogue Cable/Connector Catalogue
   
Model
Type
Long distance
Long Body
Sensing distance
(Shielded)
M8: 2mm
M12: 4mm
M18: 8mm
M30: 15mm
M12: 2mm
M18: 5mm
M30: 10mm
Sensing distance
(Unshielded)
(Not applicable) M12: 5mm
M18: 10mm
M30: 18mm
Features • Nickel brass housing
• 3-wire models (10 to 40V DC)
• 2-wire DC available
• Nickel brass housing
• 3-wire models (10 to 55V DC)
• 2-wire AC and 2-wire DC available
Connection Prewired or plug-in Prewired or plug-in
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP67
Manuals Cable/Connector Catalogue Cable/Connector Catalogue
   
Model
Type
Long distance
Long distance
Sensing distance M8: 2 or 4 mm
M12: 4 or 8 mm
M18: 8 or 16 mm
M30: 15, 20 or 30 mm
M8: 3 mm
M12: 6 mm
M18: 11 mm
M30: 20 mm
Features • New, lower cost units
• Sensing distance 1.5 to 2 times greater than conventional models
• M8, M12, M18 & M30 units all nickel-plated brass
• Ideal for OEM
• New, lower cost units
• Sensing distance 1.5 to 2 times greater than conventional models
• M8, M12, M18 & M30 units all nickel-plated brass
• Ideal for OEM
Connection Prewired or plug-in Prewired or plug-in
Output PNP or NPN PNP or NPN
IP rating IP67 IP67
Manuals Cable/Connector Catalogue Cable/Connector Catalogue
   
Model
Type
All-stainless Housing
Long- distance , All stainless housing
Spatter resistant models
Sensing distance M8 sensor: 1.5mm
M12 sensor: 2mm
M18 sensor: 5mm
M30 sensor: 10mm
M8: 2mm
M12: 3mm
M18: 7mm
M30: 12mm
Features • One-piece completely stainless-steel housing with a face thickness of 0.8 mm
• Lineup includes small-diameter (M8 and M12) and DC 3-wire models
• Equipped with built-in chip immunity
• Flush mounting: Sensor not influenced by surrounding installation environment
• All stainless housing with head thickness of 0.4mm
• Long distance detection
• Spatter-resistant models
Connection Plug-in/Prewired, with 2m / 5m cable Pre-wired or pre-wired connector
Output PNP or with/without polarity DC 2 wire
IP rating IP67 /IP69K IP67
Datasheets   D114-E1-01
   
Model
Type
Spatter proof
High Temperature
Sensing distance M12: 3 or 4 mm
M18: 7 or 8 mm
M30: 10 or 15 mm
M12: 3 mm
M18: 7 mm
M30: 12 mm
Features • Fluoroplastic coated, metal housing
• Normal or long-distance sensing models
• 2-wire DC (12 to 24V DC)
• High water resistance
• Applicableto 120°C
Connection Prewired or plug-in Prewired or plug-in
Output DC 2-wire NPN, PNP or DC 2-wire
IP rating IP67 IP67, IP69
Manuals Cable/Connector Catalogue Cable/Connector Catalogue

Model
Type
Long- distance Detection of Aluminum or Iron
Resin casing
Sensing distance M12: 2 or 4 mm
M18: 5 or 8 mm
M30: 10 or 15 mm
M12: 4mm
Features • Long range aluminum detection distances
• Detection made visible
• Embeddable in metal
• Mutual interference prevention models available
• IP68 for improved water resistance
• DC 3-wire or AC 2-wire
Connection Prewired or plug-in Prewired
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP68
Manuals Cable/Connector Catalogue

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Block Style Housing

Model
Type
Long distance
Long distance
Sensing distance
(Shielded)
20mm (DC type) 20mm (DC type)
Sensing distance
(Unshielded)
30mm (DC type) 40mm (DC type)
Features • Easy maintenance
• 3-wire models (10 to 60V DC)
• AC models also available
• M12 plug in connection
• Up to 40mm sensing distance
• IP67 and IP69K
• active facing positioning.
• 10-30 VDC
Connection Terminal connection Plug-in Connector
Output NPN or PNP NO or NO+NC
IP rating IP67 IP67, IP69
Manuals Datasheet

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Square Housing

Model
Type
General purpose
Low profile type
 
Sensing distance 25mm wide: 5mm
30mm wide: 10mm
40mm wide: 20mm
8mm wide: 1.5mm
10mm wide: 3mm
18mm wide: 5mm
25mm wide: 5mm
Features • 3-wire; AC 2-wire also available
• 10 to 30V DC
• 3-wire; Plastic body
• 10 to 30V DC
Connection Prewired Prewired
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP67
   
Model  
Type
Minature size
 
Sensing distance 1.6/2.5mm (unshielded only)
Features • Available in 2 or 3 wire configurations
• Models with side or end sensing areas
• Hogh response frequency (1kHz)
Connection Prewired with 1m cable
Output NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67

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Capacitive Proximity

Model
Type
Adjustable sensitivity
Low profile, square housing
 
Sensing distance 3mm to 25mm 10mm
Features • 3-wire,
• 10 to 40V DC (AC 2-wire also available)
• Plastic body 3-wire,
• 10 to 30V DC
Connection Prewired Prewired
Output NPN or PNP NPN
IP rating IP66 IP66
   
Model
Type
Cylindrical threaded body
Liquid Level Sensor
 
Sensing distance M12: 4mm
M18: 8mm
M30: 15mm
E2K-L-L13: 8-11 mm pipe width
E2K-L-L26: 12-26 mm pipe width
Features • Plastic body 3-wire, 10 to 30V DC
• Fixed sensing distance, no sensitivity adjustment
• Detects liquid in non-metalic pipe
• Mounts direct onto pipe, 1.0 or 1.5 mm thick
Connection Prewired, 2m cable length Prewired, 2m cable length
Output 2-wire AC or 3-wire NPN / PNP NPN only, Normally Open
IP rating IP66 IP66
Connectors and Cables
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