Serviceline Industrial Sensors
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Thru-beam sensor GA18-S/GK18-S/59/115/161

  • Efficient Line in a short M18 plastic housing for standard applications
  • Very high detection range
  • 4 LEDs indicator for 360° visibility
  • Sidelookerversion
  • Universal usage at different power supplies

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  GA18-S/GK18-S/59/115/161

Product Description
Thru-beam sensor, M18 threaded housing design, plastic housing, side optical face, 12 m detection range, red light, dark on, AC/DC version, NPN-FET output, fixed cable
System components
General specifications
Effective detection range0 ... 12 m
Threshold detection range17.5 m
Light sourceLED
Light typemodulated visible red light , 640 nm
Diameter of the light spotapprox. 650 mm at 17.5 m
Angle of divergenceapprox. 2 °
Accessories providedMounting aids
Indicators/operating means
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 voltage20 ... 250 V AC/DC
Switching typedark on
Signal outputN-channel MOSFET, short circuit protected
Compliance with standards and directives
Standard conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2:2007 ; IEC 60947-5-2:2007
Approvals and certificates
EAC conformityTR CU 020/2011
TR CU 004/2011
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
Connection2 m fixed cable
HousingABS / PBT
Optical facePMMA

Documents: GA18-S/GK18-S/59/115/161

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF707 KB

CAD+CAE: GA18-S/GK18-S/59/115/161

CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS5267 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP3955 KB
CAD Portal / CAD PortalLINK---

Approvals+Certificates: GA18-S/GK18-S/59/115/161

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of Conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-1874APDF155 KB
China CQC CCC2012010305589561PDF2518 KB

Associated Products: GA18-S/GK18-S/59/115/161


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: GA18-S/GK18-S/59/115/161

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.