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Inductive sensor NBB3-V3-Z4-3G-3D

NBB3-V3-Z4-3G-3D
  • 3 mm flush
  • 2-wire DC
  • 60 V DC output
  • ATEX-approval for zone 2 and zone 22

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  NBB3-V3-Z4-3G-3D

General specifications
Switching functionNormally open (NO)
Output typeTwo-wire
Rated operating distance3 mm
Installationflush
Output polarityDC
Assured operating distance0 ... 2.4 mm
Actual operating distance2.7 ... 3.3 mm typ.
Reduction factor rAl 0.45
Reduction factor rCu 0.35
Reduction factor r304 0.8
Reduction factor rBrass 0.5
Output type2-wire
Nominal ratings
Operating voltage5 ... 60 V DC
Switching frequency0 ... 2000 Hz
Hysteresistyp. 0.2 mm
Reverse polarity protectionreverse polarity protected
Short-circuit protectionno
Inductive overvoltage protectionyes
Voltage drop≤ 4 V
Voltage drop at IL
Voltage drop IL = 10 mA, switching element on3.4 ... 3.9 V typ. 3.6 V
Operating current4 ... 100 mA
Lowest operating current4 mA
Off-state current0.4 ... 0.55 mA typ. 0.46 mA
Time delay before availability≤ 1 ms
Switching state indicatorLED, yellow
Limit data
Tightening torque, fastening screws0.4 Nm
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd1552 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Standard conformity
EMC in accordance withEN 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
UL approvalcULus Listed, General Purpose
CSA approvalcCSAus Listed, General Purpose
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Connection typecable PVC , 130 mm
Core cross-section0.14 mm2
Housing materialPBT
Sensing facePBT
Degree of protectionIP67
Cable
Bending radius> 10 x cable diameter
Equipment protection level Gc (nA)
CertificatePF 15CERT3754 X
CE marking[*PD-Z02586A*]
ATEX markingEx-Hexagon II 3G Ex nA IIC T6 Gc
The Ex-related marking can also be printed on the enclosed label.
StandardsEN 60079-0:2012+A11:2013, EN 60079-15:2010
Ignition protection category "n"
Use is restricted to the following stated conditions
Special conditions
Maximum operating current ILThe maximum permissible load current must be restricted to the values given in the following list. High load currents and load short-circuits are not permitted.
Maximum operating voltage UBmaxThe maximum permissible operating voltage UB max is restricted to the values in the following list. Tolerances are not permissible.
Maximum permissible ambient temperature TUmaxdependant of the load current IL and the max. operating voltage UBmax
Information can be taken from the following list.
at UBmax=60 V, IL=100 mA38 °C (100.4 °F)
at UBmax=60 V, IL=50 mA52 °C (125.6 °F)
at UBmax=60 V, IL=25 mA57 °C (134.6 °F)
at UBmax=30 V, IL=100 mA36 °C (96.8 °F)
at UBmax=30 V, IL=50 mA50 °C (122 °F)
at UBmax=30 V, IL=25 mA57 °C (134.6 °F)
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 TUmaxdependant of the load current IL and the max. operating voltage UBmax
Information can be taken from the following list.
at UBmax=60 V, IL=100 mA38 °C (100.4 °F)
at UBmax=60 V, IL=50 mA52 °C (125.6 °F)
at UBmax=60 V, IL=25 mA57 °C (134.6 °F)
at UBmax=30 V, IL=100 mA36 °C (96.8 °F)
at UBmax=30 V, IL=50 mA50 °C (122 °F)
at UBmax=30 V, IL=25 mA57 °C (134.6 °F)
General information
Use in the hazardous areasee instruction manuals
Category3G; 3D

Approvals+Certificates: NBB3-V3-Z4-3G-3D

CertificatesCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
Canada USA CSA Ordinary Location1007121PDF99 KB
Canada USA UL Ordinary Location20170306-E87056PDF407 KB
Europe Pepperl+Fuchs ATEX Category 3 D CertificatePF15CERT3774XPDF1001 KB
Europe Pepperl+Fuchs ATEX Category 3 G CertificatePF15CERT3754XPDF1015 KB