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Inductive sensor NCB8-18GM40-N0

NCB8-18GM40-N0
  • 8 mm flush
  • Usable up to SIL 2 acc. to IEC 61508


NAMUR sensors must be operated with approved switch amplifiers. Please find suitable devices below:

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 or Pepperl+Fuchs AG, also apply to Pepperl+Fuchs SE.

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of  NCB8-18GM40-N0

General specifications
Switching functionNormally closed (NC)
Output typeNAMUR
Rated operating distance8 mm
Installationflush
Assured operating distance0 ... 6.48 mm
Actual operating distance7.2 ... 8.8 mm typ. 8 mm
Reduction factor rAl 0.39
Reduction factor rCu 0.36
Reduction factor r304 0.71
Output type2-wire
Nominal ratings
Nominal voltage8.2 V (Ri approx. 1 kΩ)
Switching frequency0 ... 1500 Hz
Hysteresis1 ... 15 typ. 5 %
Reverse polarity protectionreverse polarity protected
Short-circuit protectionyes
Suitable for 2:1 technologyyes , Reverse polarity protection diode not required
Current consumption
Measuring plate not detectedmin. 2.2 mA
Measuring plate detected≤ 1 mA
Switching state indicatorall direction LED, yellow
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd2660 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Compliance with standards and directives
Standard conformity
NAMUREN 60947-5-6:2000
IEC 60947-5-6:1999
Electromagnetic compatibilityNE 21:2007
StandardsEN 60947-5-2:2007
EN 60947-5-2/A1:2012
IEC 60947-5-2:2007
IEC 60947-5-2 AMD 1:2012
Approvals and certificates
IECEx approval
Equipment protection level GaIECEx PTB 11.0037X
Equipment protection level GbIECEx PTB 11.0037X
Equipment protection level DaIECEx PTB 11.0037X
Equipment protection level MbIECEx PTB 11.0037X
ATEX approval
Equipment protection level GaPTB 00 ATEX 2048 X
Equipment protection level GbPTB 00 ATEX 2048 X
Equipment protection level Gc (ic)PF13CERT2895 X
Equipment protection level DaPTB 00 ATEX 2048 X
Equipment protection level Dc (tc)PF15CERT3774X
EAC conformityTR CU 012/2011
FM approval
Control drawing116-0165
UL approval
Ordinary LocationE87056
Hazardous LocationE501628
Control drawing116-0452
CSA approvalcCSAus Listed, General Purpose
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 100 °C (-13 ... 212 °F)
Storage temperature-40 ... 100 °C (-40 ... 212 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Connection typecable PVC , 2 m
Core cross-section0.75 mm2
Housing materialStainless steel 1.4305 / AISI 303
Sensing facePBT
Degree of protectionIP66 / IP67
Cable
Cable diameter6 mm ± 0.2 mm
Bending radius> 10 x cable diameter
General information
Use in the hazardous areasee instruction manuals

Documents: NCB8-18GM40-N0

Instruction manualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
ИнструкцииBULPDF185 KB
Návod k poużitíCZEPDF177 KB
Instruktions manualDANPDF175 KB
Instruction manualENGPDF177 KB
KasutusjuhendESTPDF170 KB
KäyttöohjeFINPDF170 KB
Manuel d'instructionsFRAPDF178 KB
BetriebsanleitungGERPDF176 KB
Οδηγίες χρήσηςGREPDF187 KB
HandleidingHOLPDF176 KB
Instruction manual / BetriebsanleitungHRVPDF174 KB
Használati útmutatóHUNPDF180 KB
Manuale di istruzioniITAPDF177 KB
Lietošanas pamācībaLAVPDF176 KB
Instrukciju vadovasLITPDF176 KB
Instrukcja obsługiPOLPDF179 KB
Manual de instruçõesPORPDF178 KB
Manual de utilizareRONPDF179 KB
Návod na poużitieSLKPDF177 KB
Navodila za uporaboSLVPDF174 KB
Manual de instruccionesSPAPDF240 KB
ManualSWEPDF173 KB
Technical information
Installation conditionsENGPDF1054 KB
EinbaubedingungenGERPDF1060 KB

Approvals+Certificates: NCB8-18GM40-N0

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-1549APDF350 KB
Certificates
Canada USA CSA Ordinary Location1007121PDF99 KB
Canada USA UL Hazardous LocationE501628:1:2PDF444 KB
Canada USA UL Ordinary Location20170306-E87056PDF407 KB
EU PTB ATEX ia 2G, 1G, 1D s. certificatePTB 00 ATEX 2048 XPDF29071 KB
EU Pepperl+Fuchs Certificate Ex ic ATEX Category 3 GPF13CERT2895XPDF123 KB
Europe Pepperl+Fuchs ATEX Category 3 D CertificatePF15CERT3774XPDF1001 KB
Pepperl+Fuchs Declaration of Conformity Functional SafetyPF 10 CERT 1537PDF1436 KB
Russia NANIO "CCVE"TC RU C-DE.AA87.B.00394PDF3971 KB
Worldwide PTB IECEx iaIECEx PTB 11.0037XLINK---
Control drawings
Control Drawing FM / Control Drawing FM   PDF686 KB
Control drawing UL / Control drawing UL   PDF286 KB

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