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Thru-beam sensor GD18/GV18/115/120

GD18/GV18/115/120
  • Efficient Line in a short M18 plastic housing for standard applications
  • Very high detection range
  • 4 LEDs indicator for 360° visibility
  • Version with front optical face
  • DC voltage version

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  GD18/GV18/115/120

Product Description
Thru-beam sensor, M18 threaded housing design, plastic housing, front optical face, 20 m detection range, red light, light/dark on, DC version, 2 PNP outputs, fixed cable
System components
EmitterGD18/115
ReceiverGV18/115/120
General specifications
Effective detection range0 ... 20 m
Threshold detection range25 m
Light sourceLED
Light typemodulated visible red light , 640 nm
Diameter of the light spotapprox. 1300 mm at 25 m
Angle of divergenceapprox. 3 °
Optical facefrontal
Ambient light limit30000 Lux
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd630 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Operation indicatorLED green, statically lit Power on
Function indicatorReceiver: LED yellow, lights up when light beam is free, flashes when falling short of the stability control ; OFF when light beam is interrupted
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC
No-load supply current< 20 mA
Output
Switching typelight/dark on
Signal output2 PNP, complementary, short-circuit protected, open collectors
Switching voltagemax. 30 V DC
Switching currentmax. 100 mA
Voltage drop≤ 1.5 V DC
Switching frequency500 Hz
Response time≤ 1 ms
Conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Approvals and certificates
Protection classII, rated insulation voltage ≤ 250 V AC with pollution degree 1-2 according to IEC 60664-1
UL approvalcULus Listed, Class 2 Power Source, Type 1 enclosure
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 60 °C (-13 ... 140 °F)
Storage temperature-40 ... 70 °C (-40 ... 158 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
Connection2 m fixed cable
Material
HousingPC
Optical facePMMA
Massapprox. 75 g per device

Documents: GD18/GV18/115/120

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF320 KB

Approvals+Certificates: GD18/GV18/115/120

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of Conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-0066DPDF187 KB

Associated Products: GD18/GV18/115/120

Accessories

Mounting flange, 18 mmfa

Universal mounting bracket for cylindrical sensors with a diameter of 5 ... 30 mmfa
Mounting Bracket with swivel nutfa
Plastic mounting adapter, 18 mmfa

Function: GD18/GV18/115/120

The GLV/GLK18 series sensors help improve the efficiency of machines and systems. The design of the M18 plastic housing, the connection technology, and sensor properties are highly standardized. Concentrating on the key sensor requirements has produced a robust and reliable product series for DC and AC/DC voltage systems without any over-engineering. The mounting set included in the scope of delivery and the optimized potentiometer design ensure fast assembly and easy configuration.