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Inductive sensor NRN15-18GM40-E2-IO-C

  • 15 mm non-flush
  • Reduction factor = 1
  • Magnetic field resistant
  • Weld Immune
  • IO-link interface for service and process data
  • Switch point mode or window mode can be set
  • Switching function, stability alarm and pulse extension can be set

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  NRN15-18GM40-E2-IO-C

General specifications
Switching functionNormally open/closed (NO/NC) programmable
Output typePNP
Rated operating distance15 mm (factory setting)
Near operating distance12 mm (can be activated by software)
Output polarityDC
Assured operating distance0 ... 12.15 mm
Reduction factor rAl 1
Reduction factor rCu 1
Reduction factor r304 1
Reduction factor rSt37 1
Output type3-wire
Nominal ratings
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC
Switching frequency0 ... 550 Hz (switch point mode)
0 ... 50 Hz (window mode, switch point mode with stability alarm)
Hysteresistyp. 3 %
Reverse polarity protectionreverse polarity protected
Short-circuit protectionpulsing
Voltage drop≤ 0.5 V
Operating current0 ... 200 mA
Off-state current0 ... 0.5 mA typ. 60 µA at 25 °C
No-load supply current≤ 15 mA
Time delay before availabilitymax. 150 ms
Constant magnetic field200 mT
Alternating magnetic field200 mT
Status indicatorLED yellow
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd362 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Interface typeIO-Link ( via C/Q )
Transfer rateCOM 2 (38.4 kBaud)
IO-Link Revision1.1
Min. cycle time2.3 ms
Process data widthProcess data input (control system side): 2 Bit
Process data output (control system side): none
SIO mode supportyes
Device ID0x201115 (2101525)
Compatible master port typeA
Compliance with standards and directives
Standard conformity
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
Protection classII
Rated insulation voltage60 V
Rated impulse withstand voltage800 V
UL approvalcULus Listed, General Purpose
Class 2 power source
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 70 °C (-13 ... 158 °F)
Storage temperature-40 ... 85 °C (-40 ... 185 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Connection typecable PUR , 2 m
Core cross-section0.34 mm2
Housing materialBrass, PTFE coated
Sensing facePPS
Degree of protectionIP67
Cable diameter4.3 mm ± 0.1 mm
Bending radius> 10 x cable diameter
Mass98 g
Factory settings
Default settingoperating mode = switch point mode with stability alarm
switching function = Normally open (NO)
switching distance = 15 mm
General information
Scope of delivery2 self locking nuts in scope of delivery


CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS295 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP81 KB

Approvals+Certificates: NRN15-18GM40-E2-IO-C

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-3977APDF206 KB
Canada USA UL Ordinary LocationUL-US-2019259-0 / UL-CA-2015551-0PDF549 KB
IO-Link Manufacturer DeclarationCERT-5023PDF162 KB

Software: NRN15-18GM40-E2-IO-C

IO Device Description (IODD)Release InfoFile TypeFile Size
IODD for NRN*-GM-E2-IO-C / IODD für NRN*-GM-E2-IO-C1.00.000 / 2018-11-01ZIP352 KB
Software Tools
IO-Link Offline Parameterization Tool / IO-Link Offline-ParametriertoolV1.00.004 / 2020-06-01ZIP63827 KB

Associated Products: NRN15-18GM40-E2-IO-C


Mounting flange, 18 mmfa

Quick mounting bracket with dead stopfa
IO-Link master, supply via USB port or separate power supply, LED indicators, M12 plug for sensor connectionfa

Function: NRN15-18GM40-E2-IO-C

Reduction factor 1 sensors reliably detect different metals with the same switch state.

The integrated IO-Link interface enables clear identification of the sensor and diagnosis of the sensor condition. When using the sensor, parameters and operating modes can be optimally configured specifically for the intended application. In addition to setting the switching function and a pulse extension, the user can select either switch point mode or window mode in combination with a stability alarm.

In switch point mode, the stability alarm signals the detection of an object in the area between the assured operating distance and operating distance sn. In window mode, it signals the detection of an object below the window between operating distance sn and the nearest operating distance. A stability alarm is displayed to the user via a flashing LED and process data.

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