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Retroreflective sensor GLV18-55-G/73/120

GLV18-55-G/73/120
  • Efficient Line in a short M18 plastic housing for standard applications
  • Two devices in one: choice of either clear object detection or retroreflective operating mode with a large detection range
  • 4 LEDs indicator for 360° visibility
  • Optimized potentiometer design for a clear control button layout in the application
  • DC voltage version

Please note: All product-related documents, such as certificates, declarations of conformity, etc., which were issued prior to the conversion under the name Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH, also apply to Pepperl+Fuchs AG.

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of  GLV18-55-G/73/120

Product Description
Retroreflective sensor for glass detection, M18 threaded housing design, plastic housing, front optical face, 2.5 m detection range, red light, light/dark on, DC version, 2 PNP outputs, M12 plug
General specifications
Effective detection range0 ... 2.5 m in glass mode;
0 ... 5 m in normal mode
Reflector distance0 ... 2.5 m in glass mode;
0 ... 5 m in normal mode
Threshold detection range6.5 m
Reference targetreflector C110-2
Light sourceLED
Light typemodulated visible red light , 640 nm
Polarization filteryes
Diameter of the light spotapprox. 370 mm at 6.5 m ; 50 mm at 1 m
Angle of divergenceapprox. 2 °
Optical facefrontal
Ambient light limit30000 Lux
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd1260 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Operation indicatorLED green, statically lit Power on,
blinking with 2 Hz or 4 Hz in Teach-In mode
Function indicatorLED yellow: In retro-reflective mode: Lights up when light beam is free; flashing if signal is short of function reserve, off when light beam is interrupted In glass-mode: Lights up when light beam is free; flashing if further compensation is impossible; off when light beam is interrupted
Control elementspotentiometer for Teach-In and Mode selection
Contrast detection levels18 % - clear glass bottles
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC
No-load supply current< 15 mA
Output
Switching typelight/dark on
Signal output2 PNP, complementary, short-circuit protected, open collectors
Switching voltagemax. 30 V DC
Switching currentmax. 100 mA
Voltage drop≤ 1.5 V DC
Switching frequency1 kHz
Response time≤ 0.5 ms
Conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Approvals and certificates
Protection classII, rated insulation voltage ≤ 250 V AC with pollution degree 1-2 according to IEC 60664-1
UL approvalcULus Listed, Class 2 Power Source
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 60 °C (-13 ... 140 °F)
Storage temperature-40 ... 70 °C (-40 ... 158 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
Connection4-pin, M12 x 1 connector
Material
HousingPC
Optical facePMMA
Connectorplastic
Massapprox. 10 g

Documents: GLV18-55-G/73/120

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF455 KB

Approvals+Certificates: GLV18-55-G/73/120

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of Conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-0066DPDF187 KB
Certificates
Canada USA UL Ordinary Location20170306-E87056PDF407 KB

Associated Products: GLV18-55-G/73/120

Accessories

Mounting flange, 18 mmfa

Universal mounting bracket for cylindrical sensors with a diameter of 5 ... 30 mmfa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PUR cablefa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PUR cablefa
Mounting Bracket with swivel nutfa
Plastic mounting adapter, 18 mmfa
Reflector, round ø 84 mm, central mounting holefa
Reflector, rectangular 40.5 mm x 60 mm, mounting holesfa
Reflector, rectangular 51 mm x 61 mm, mounting holes, fixing strapfa

Function: GLV18-55-G/73/120

The GLV/GLK18 series sensors help improve the efficiency of machines and systems. The design of the M18 plastic housing, the connection technology, and sensor properties are highly standardized. Concentrating on the key sensor requirements has produced a robust and reliable product series for DC and AC/DC voltage systems without any over-engineering. The mounting set included in the scope of delivery and the optimized potentiometer design ensure fast assembly and easy configuration.