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Background suppression sensor MLV41-8-HV-60-IR/110/124/167

  • Special device for paper web break control and printing machinery
  • Active contamination detection
  • Sensing range 20 mm ... 60 mm
  • Light scanner with foreground suppression 0 mm ... 15 mm and background suppression beyond 70 mm
  • Minimal black-white difference
  • Sturdy aluminum housing
  • Degree of protection IP67

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  MLV41-8-HV-60-IR/110/124/167

Product Description
Robust diffuse mode sensor for monitoring web breaks, compact housing design, foreground and background suppression, 60 mm detection range, infrared light, push-pull output, weak signal output, M12 plug
General specifications
Foreground suppression0 ... 15 mm
Detection rangeon black (6 %): 20 ... 60 mm fixed
Detection range min.20 ... 60 mm
Detection range max.16 ... 70 mm
Background suppressionstarts from 70 mm
Light sourceIRED
Light typemodulated infrared light , 880 nm
Polarization filterno
Black/White difference (6 %/90 %)< 1 % at 60 mm
Diameter of the light spotmax. 6 mm at a distance of 70 mm
Angle of divergenceapprox. 4 °
Ambient light limit50000 Lux
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd1260 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Operation indicatorLED green, statically lit Power on, short-circuit or low voltage : pulsing (1 Hz). Pollution : flashing (1 Hz)
Function indicator2 LEDs yellow
ON: object inside the scanning range
OFF: object outside the scanning range
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC
Ripple10 %
No-load supply currentmax. 25 mA
Test inputemitter deactivation at +UB
Pre-fault indication output1 push-pull (4 in 1) output, short-circuit protected, reverse polarity protected
Signal output1 push-pull (4 in 1) output, short-circuit protected, reverse polarity protected
Switching voltagemax. 30 V DC
Switching currentmax. 100 mA
Voltage drop≤ 2.5 V DC
Switching frequency250 Hz
Response time2 ms
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Approvals and certificates
Protection classII, rated voltage ≤ 50 V AC with pollution degree 1-2 according to IEC 60664-1 , functional insulation acc. to DIN EN 50178
UL approvalcULus Listed 57M3 (Only in association with UL Class 2 power supply; Type 1 enclosure)
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature0 ... 70 °C (32 ... 158 °F)
Storage temperature-40 ... 75 °C (-40 ... 167 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Housing width31 mm
Housing height56.5 mm
Housing depth13.6 mm
Degree of protectionIP67
Connection5-pin, M12 x 1 connector
HousingAluminum , Delta-Seal coated
Optical faceglass pane
Mass50 g

Documents: MLV41-8-HV-60-IR/110/124/167

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF471 KB

CAD+CAE: MLV41-8-HV-60-IR/110/124/167

CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS2225 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP1502 KB
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Approvals+Certificates: MLV41-8-HV-60-IR/110/124/167

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-1846BPDF87 KB
US CA UL General PurposeE87056LINK---

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