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Retroreflective sensor ML4.2-54-F/40b/95/103

ML4.2-54-F/40b/95/103
  • High-precision sensors for complex applications
  • Miniature design with very robust and versatile mounting options
  • Optical surface made of scratch-resistant glass for areas that are prone to high levels of dirt
  • Objects can be reliably detected down to 0 mm: no blind zone
  • Small, sharp light spot
  • Tamper-proof version with no adjustments

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  ML4.2-54-F/40b/95/103

Product Description
Retroreflective sensor for complex applications, miniature design, polarization filter, 6 m detection range, red light, light/dark on, PNP output, M8 plug
General specifications
Effective detection range0 ... 5 m
Reflector distance0 ... 5 m
Threshold detection range6 m
Reference targetH85-2 reflector
Light sourceLED
Light typemodulated visible red light , 660 nm
Polarization filteryes
Angle deviationmax. ± 1°
Diameter of the light spotapprox. 40 mm at detection range 1 m
Angle of divergence1.7 °
Ambient light limit
Continuous light40000 Lux
Modulated light5000 Lux
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd1940 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Operation indicatorLED green, statically lit Power on , Undervoltage indicator: Green LED, pulsing (approx. 0.8 Hz) , short-circuit : LED green flashing (approx. 4 Hz)
Function indicatorLED yellow: switching state ; Stability control
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC
Ripplemax. 10 %
No-load supply current< 20 mA at 24 V DC
Output
Switching typelight/dark on electrically switchable
Signal outputPNP, open collector, short-circuit protected
Switching voltagemax. 30 V DC
Switching currentmax. 100 mA
Voltage drop≤ 2.5 V DC
Switching frequency1 kHz
Response time500 µs
Conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Compliance with standards and directives
Standard conformity
Shock and impact resistanceIEC / EN 60068. half-sine, 40 g in each X, Y and Z directions
Vibration resistanceIEC / EN 60068-2-6. Sinus. 10 -2000 Hz, 10 g in each X, Y and Z directions
Approvals and certificates
CE conformityyes
UL approvalcULus Listed
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-20 ... 60 °C (-4 ... 140 °F)
Storage temperature-20 ... 75 °C (-4 ... 167 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Housing width13.9 mm
Housing height31.4 mm
Housing depth18 mm
Degree of protectionIP67 / IP69K
ConnectionM8 x 1 connector, 4-pin
Material
HousingABS
Optical faceglass pane
Massapprox. 10 g

Documents: ML4.2-54-F/40b/95/103

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF500 KB

CAD+CAE: ML4.2-54-F/40b/95/103

CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS580 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP461 KB
CAD Portal / CAD PortalLINK---

Approvals+Certificates: ML4.2-54-F/40b/95/103

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of Conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-2149APDF186 KB

Associated Products: ML4.2-54-F/40b/95/103

Accessory of
Slit diaphragm can be affixed for detecting very small partsfa
Slit diaphragm can be affixed for detecting very small partsfa
Slit diaphragm can be affixed for detecting very small partsfa
Slit diaphragm can be affixed for detecting very small partsfa
Accessories

Female cordset, M8, 4-pin, PVC cablefa

Female cordset, M8, 4-pin, PVC cablefa
Mounting Clampfa
Mounting bracket fa
Mounting bracket fa
Mounting bracket fa
Reflector, rectangular 84.5 mm x 84.5 mm, mounting holesfa
Reflector, round ø 84 mm, central mounting holefa
Reflector with mounting holesfa
Reflector, rectangular 60 mm x 19 mm, mounting holesfa
Reflective tape 100 mm x 100 mmfa
Reflector, round ø 20.5 mm, self-adhesivefa

Function: ML4.2-54-F/40b/95/103

The ML4.2 series is characterized by a robust, powerful and standard design in a miniature housing. The housing offers IP67/IP69K degree of protection, a scratch- and chemicalresistant lens, highly visible LEDs and robust all-metal bushings for mounting. Adjustable and tamper-proof sensors are available with a universal push-pull output and an electrical light ON/dark ON switch. The sensors have a high ambient light limit. Reflections from the background are suppressed. The unusually small, sharp light spot and the quick response time offer maximum switching precision on object edges.. Both red and infrared light sources are available. A high-performance fixed focus background suppressor is a useful feature. The sensors are suitable for precise object detection and open up a wide range of application fields.