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Inductive sensor NCB15-30GM40-N0

NCB15-30GM40-N0
  • 15 mm quasi 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, also apply to Pepperl+Fuchs AG.

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of  NCB15-30GM40-N0

General specifications
Switching functionNormally closed (NC)
Output typeNAMUR
Rated operating distance15 mm
Installationquasi flush
Assured operating distance0 ... 12.15 mm
Actual operating distance13.5 ... 16.5 mm typ.
Reduction factor rAl 0.33
Reduction factor rCu 0.29
Reduction factor r304 0.76
Output type2-wire
Nominal ratings
Nominal voltage8 V
Switching frequency0 ... 450 Hz
Hysteresis1 ... 15 typ. 5 %
Reverse polarity protectionreverse polarity protected
Short-circuit protectionyes
Current consumption
Measuring plate not detectedmin. 2.2 mA
Measuring plate detected≤ 1 mA
Switching state indicatorLED, yellow
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd3068 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
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
Equipment protection level Ga
CE marking[*PD-Z02585A*]
ATEX markingEx-Hexagon II 1G Ex ia IIC T6…T1 Ga The Ex-related marking can also be printed on the enclosed label.
StandardsEN 60079-0:2012+A11:2013 EN 60079-11:2012 Ignition protection "Intrinsic safety"
Use is restricted to the following stated conditions
Appropriate typeNCB15-30GM...-N0...
Effective internal capacitancemax. 120 nF ; a cable length of 10 m is considered.
Effective internal inductancemax. 150 µH ; a cable length of 10 m is considered.
Ambient temperatureDetails of the correlation between the type of circuit connected, the maximum permissible ambient temperature, the temperature class, and the effective internal reactance values can be found on the EC-type examination certificate. Note: Use the temperature table for category 1 !!! The 20 % reduction in accordance with EN 1127-1 has already been applied to the temperature table for category 1.
Equipment protection level Gb
CE marking[*PD-Z02585A*]
ATEX markingEx-Hexagon II 1G Ex ia IIC T6…T1 Ga
The Ex-significant identification is on the enclosed adhesive label
StandardsEN 60079-0:2012+A11:2013 EN 60079-11:2012 Ignition protection "Intrinsic safety"
Use is restricted to the following stated conditions
Appropriate typeNCB15-30GM...-N0...
Effective internal capacitancemax. 120 nF ; a cable length of 10 m is considered.
Effective internal inductancemax. 150 µH ; a cable length of 10 m is considered.
Maximum permissible ambient temperatureDetails of the correlation between the type of circuit connected, the maximum permissible ambient temperature, the temperature class, and the effective internal reactance values can be found on the EC-type examination certificate.
Equipment protection level Gc (ic)
CertificatePF 13 CERT 2895 X
CE marking[*PD-Z02586A*]
ATEX markingEx-Hexagon II 3G Ex ic IIC T6…T1 Gc
The Ex-significant identification is on the enclosed adhesive label
StandardsEN 60079-0:2012+A11:2013 EN 60079-11:2012 Ignition protection category "ic" Use is restricted to the following stated conditions
Effective internal capacitancemax. 120 nF ; a cable length of 10 m is considered.
Effective internal inductancemax. 150 µH ; A cable length of 10 m is considered.
Special conditions
for Pi=34 mW, Ii=25 mA, T655 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=34 mW, Ii=25 mA, T555 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=34 mW, Ii=25 mA, T4-T155 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=64 mW, Ii=25 mA, T655 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=64 mW, Ii=25 mA, T555 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=64 mW, Ii=25 mA, T4-T155 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=169 mW, Ii=52 mA, T641 °C (105.8 °F)
for Pi=169 mW, Ii=52 mA, T541 °C (105.8 °F)
for Pi=169 mW, Ii=52 mA, T4-T141 °C (105.8 °F)
for Pi=242 mW, Ii=76 mA, T629 °C (84.2 °F)
for Pi=242 mW, Ii=76 mA, T529 °C (84.2 °F)
for Pi=242 mW, Ii=76 mA, T4-T129 °C (84.2 °F)
Equipment protection level Gc (nL)
Standard conformityEN 60079-15:2005 Ignition protection category "n"
Use is restricted to the following stated conditions
Effective internal capacitance Cimax. 120 nF ; a cable length of 10 m is considered.
Effective internal inductance Limax. 150 µH ; A cable length of 10 m is considered.
GeneralThe apparatus has to be operated according to the appropriate data in the data sheet and in this instruction manual. The data stated in the data sheet are restricted by this operating instruction!
The special conditions must be observed!
The ATEX Directive applies only to the use of apparatus under atmospheric conditions.
If you use the device outside atmospheric conditions, consider that the permissible safety parameters should be reduced.
Special conditions
for Pi=34 mW, Ii=25 mA, T655 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=34 mW, Ii=25 mA, T555 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=34 mW, Ii=25 mA, T4-T155 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=64 mW, Ii=25 mA, T655 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=64 mW, Ii=25 mA, T555 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=64 mW, Ii=25 mA, T4-T155 °C (131 °F)
for Pi=169 mW, Ii=52 mA, T641 °C (105.8 °F)
for Pi=169 mW, Ii=52 mA, T541 °C (105.8 °F)
for Pi=169 mW, Ii=52 mA, T4-T141 °C (105.8 °F)
for Pi=242 mW, Ii=76 mA, T629 °C (84.2 °F)
for Pi=242 mW, Ii=76 mA, T529 °C (84.2 °F)
for Pi=242 mW, Ii=76 mA, T4-T129 °C (84.2 °F)
Equipment protection level Da
CE marking[*PD-Z02585A*]
ATEX markingEx-Hexagon II 1D Ex ia IIIC T135°C Da The Ex-related marking can also be printed on the enclosed label.
StandardsEN 60079-0:2012+A11:2013 EN 60079-11:2012 Ignition protection "Intrinsic safety"
Use is restricted to the following stated conditions
Appropriate typeNCB15-30GM...-N0...
Effective internal capacitancemax. 120 nF A cable length of 10 m is considered.
Effective internal inductancemax. 150 µH A cable length of 10 m is considered.
Maximum permissible ambient temperature
Details of the correlation between the type of circuit connected, the maximum permissible ambient temperature, the surface temperature, and the effective internal reactance values can be found on the EC-type-examination certificate. The maximum permissible ambient temperature of the data sheet must be noted, in addition, the lower of the two values must be maintained.
Equipment protection level Dc
CE marking[*PD-Z02585A*]
ATEX markingEx-Hexagon II 3D IP67 T 111 °C (231.8 °F) X
StandardsEN 50281-1-1
Protection via housing
Use is restricted to the following stated conditions
Special conditions
Maximum heating (Temperature rise)Values can be obtained from the following list, depending on the max. operating voltage Ub max and the minimum series resistance Rv.
at UBmax=9 V, RV=562 Ω11 K
using an amplifier in accordance with EN 60947-5-611 K
Equipment protection level Dc (tc)
CE marking[*PD-Z02586A*]
ATEX markingEx-Hexagon II 3D Ex tc IIIC T80°C Dc
The Ex-related marking can also be printed on the enclosed label.
StandardsEN 60079-0:2012+A11:2013, EN 60079-31:2014
Protection by enclosure "tc" Some of the information in this instruction manual is more specific than the information provided in the datasheet.
GeneralThe corresponding datasheets, declarations of conformity, EC-type examination certificates, certifications, and control drawings, where applicable (see datasheets), form an integral part of this document. These documents can be found at www.pepperl-fuchs.com. The maximum surface temperature of the device was determined without a layer of dust on the apparatus. Some of the information in this instruction manual is more specific than the information provided in the datasheet.
Special conditions
Maximum permissible ambient temperature TUmaxValues can be obtained from the following list, depending on the max. operating voltage Ub max and the minimum series resistance Rv.
at UBmax=9 V, RV=562 Ω58 °C (136.4 °F)
using an amplifier in accordance with EN 60947-5-658 °C (136.4 °F)
Equipment protection level Dc (tD)
GeneralThe apparatus has to be operated according to the appropriate data in the data sheet and in this instruction manual.
The maximum surface temperature has been determined in accordance with method A without a dust layer on the equipment.
The data stated in the data sheet are restricted by this operating instruction!
The special conditions must be adhered to!
Special conditions
Minimum series resistance RVA minimum series resistance RV is to be provided between the power supply voltage and the proximity switch in accordance with the following list. This can also be assured by using a switch amplifier.
Maximum permissible ambient temperature TUmaxValues can be obtained from the following list, depending on the max. operating voltage Ub max and the minimum series resistance Rv.
at UBmax=9 V, RV=562 Ω58 °C (136.4 °F)
using an amplifier in accordance with EN 60947-5-658 °C (136.4 °F)
General information
Use in the hazardous areasee instruction manuals
Category1G; 2G; 3G; 1D; 3D

Documents: NCB15-30GM40-N0

Instruction manualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction manualENGPDF65 KB
Manuel d'instructionsFRAPDF66 KB
BetriebsanleitungGERPDF65 KB
Manuale di istruzioniITAPDF63 KB
Manual de instruccionesSPAPDF66 KB
Technical information
technical information (TI)ENGPDF1053 KB
technische Information (TI)GERPDF1054 KB

Approvals+Certificates: NCB15-30GM40-N0

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-1607APDF347 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
Europe Pepperl+Fuchs ATEX Category 3 D CertificatePF15CERT3774XPDF1001 KB
Europe Pepperl+Fuchs Certificate ATEX Category 3PF13CERT2895XPDF1101 KB
Pepperl+Fuchs Declaration of Conformity Functional SafetyPF 10 CERT 1537PDF1338 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

Associated Products: NCB15-30GM40-N0

Accessories

Mounting flange, 30 mmfa