Serviceline Industrial Sensors
Serviceline Explosion Protection

Retroreflective sensor VL18-54-M-LAS/32/40a/82b/118

VL18-54-M-LAS/32/40a/82b/118
  • M18 threaded housing made of brass, nickel plated
  • Visible red light, pulsed LASER light
  • Array control panel with highly visible LED display
  • Flashing power on LED in case of short-circuit
  • Multiple device installation possible, no mutual interference (no cross-talk)
  • Not sensitive to ambient light, even with switched energy saving lamps
  • Protection class II

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  VL18-54-M-LAS/32/40a/82b/118

Product Description
Retroreflective sensor with polarization filter
General specifications
Effective detection range0 ... 18 m
Reflector distance0.06 ... 18 m
Threshold detection range20 m
Reference targetH85 reflector
Light sourcelaser diode
Light typemodulated visible red light
Polarization filteryes
Laser nominal ratings
NoteLASER LIGHT , DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM
Laser class1
Wave length655 nm
Beam divergence7.5 mrad
Pulse length4 µs
Repetition rate11.91 kHz
max. pulse energy2.25 nJ
Diameter of the light spot150 mm x 100 mm at a distance of 12 m
Angle of divergence1 °
Optical facefrontal
Ambient light limit30000 Lux
Hysteresis< 15 %
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd700 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Operation indicatorLED green, flashes in case of short-circuit
Function indicatorLED yellow, light with free light beam , flashes when falling short of the stability control , OFF when light beam is interrupted
Control elementsSensitivity adjuster, light/dark switch
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC , class 2
No-load supply current< 20 mA
Protection classII , rated voltage ≤ 50 V AC with pollution degree 1-2 according to IEC 60664-1
Output
Pre-fault indication output1 PNP, inactive when falling short of the stability control
Switching typelight/dark on, switchable
Signal output1 PNP output, short-circuit protected, reverse polarity protected, open collector
Switching voltage30 V DC
Switching currentmax. 200 mA
Voltage drop≤ 2.5 V DC
Switching frequency500 Hz
Response time1 ms
Conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Compliance with standards and directives
Standard conformity
Laser classIEC 60825-1:2007 Complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11 except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No. 50, dated June 24, 2007
Approvals and certificates
UL approvalcULus Listed, Type 1 enclosure
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 55 °C (-13 ... 131 °F)
Storage temperature-30 ... 70 °C (-22 ... 158 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
Connection4-pin, M12 x 1 connector
Material
Housingbrass, nickel-plated
Optical facePMMA
Mass60 g

Documents: VL18-54-M-LAS/32/40a/82b/118

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF552 KB

Approvals+Certificates: VL18-54-M-LAS/32/40a/82b/118

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-0537BPDF185 KB
Certificates
EU Pepperl+FuchsPF08CERT1242PDF442 KB
US CA UL General PurposeE87056LINK---

Associated Products: VL18-54-M-LAS/32/40a/82b/118

Accessories

Mounting flange, 18 mmfa

Universal mounting bracket for cylindrical sensors with a diameter of 5 ... 30 mmfa
Mounting Bracket with swivel nutfa
Plastic mounting adapter, 18 mmfa
Reflector with Micro-structure, rectangular 23 mm x 13.8 mm, diagonal mounting holefa
Reflector, rectangular 122 mm x 99.35 mm, mounting holesfa