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Background suppression sensor VT18-8-H-120-M/40a/65b/118/128

VT18-8-H-120-M/40a/65b/118/128
  • Adjustable background suppression
  • Array control panel with highly visible LED display
  • Flashing power on LED in case of short-circuit
  • Multiple device installation possible, no mutual interference (no cross-talk)
  • Not sensitive to ambient light, even with switched energy saving lamps
  • Protection class II

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  VT18-8-H-120-M/40a/65b/118/128

Product Description
Triangulation sensor with background suppression, M18 threaded housing design, metal housing, front optical face, 120 mm detection range, red light, light/dark on, DC version, push-pull output, M12 plug
General specifications
Detection range20 ... 120 mm , adjustable
Detection range min.20 ... 40 mm
Detection range max.20 ... 120 mm
Light sourceLED
Light typemodulated visible red light , 660 nm
Black/White difference (6 %/90 %)< 10 % at a distance of 120 mm
Diameter of the light spotapprox. 6 mm at a distance of 120 mm
Optical facefrontal
Ambient light limit30000 Lux
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd860 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Operation indicatorLED green, flashes in case of short-circuit
Function indicatorLED yellow, lights up with receiver lit
Control elementsSensing range adjuster, light-on/dark-on changeover switch
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC
Ripple10 %
No-load supply current< 35 mA
Protection classII , rated voltage ≤ 50 V AC with pollution degree 1-2 according to IEC 60664-1
Output
Switching typelight/dark on, switchable
Signal outputPush-pull (4 in 1) output short-circuit protected overvoltage protected
Switching voltage30 V DC
Switching currentmax. 200 mA
Switching frequency500 Hz
Response time1 ms
Compliance with standards and directives
Directive conformityEMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Standard conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Approvals and certificates
CE conformityyes
UL approvalcULus Listed, Type 1 enclosure
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 70 °C (-13 ... 158 °F)
Storage temperature-30 ... 70 °C (-22 ... 158 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
Connection4-pin, M12 x 1 connector
Material
Housingbrass, nickel-plated
Optical facePMMA
Mass60 g

Documents: VT18-8-H-120-M/40a/65b/118/128

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF294 KB

CAD+CAE: VT18-8-H-120-M/40a/65b/118/128

CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS103 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP73 KB
CAD Portal / CAD PortalLINK---

Approvals+Certificates: VT18-8-H-120-M/40a/65b/118/128

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-0537BPDF185 KB
Certificates
US CA UL General PurposeE87056LINK---

Associated Products: VT18-8-H-120-M/40a/65b/118/128

Accessories

Mounting flange, 18 mmfa
Mounting Bracket with swivel nutfa