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Thru-beam sensor E18/EV18-LAS/32/59/76a/92

  • Laser thru-beam sensor in the M18 housing
  • Metal design
  • Automatic threshold value adaptation
  • Very high switching accuracy
  • Light beam diameter < 1.5 mm
  • Test input

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  E18/EV18-LAS/32/59/76a/92

Product Description
Laser thru-beam sensor, M18 threaded housing design, metal housing, front optical face, 10 m detection range, red light, dark on, DC version, PNP output, test input, M12 plug
System components
General specifications
Effective detection range0 ... 10 m
Threshold detection range18 m
Light sourcelaser diode
Light typemodulated visible red light
Laser nominal ratings
Laser class1
Wave length650 nm
Beam divergence1 mrad
Pulse length15 µs
Repetition rate10 kHz
max. pulse energy< 10.2 nJ
Target size1.2 mm
Light receiverphoto diode
Diameter of the light spotapprox. 2 mm at detection range 1.5 m
Angle of divergenceReceiver +/-2°
Optical facefrontal
Ambient light limit
Continuous light5000 Lux
Hysteresis25 %
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd208.3 a
Mission Time (TM)7 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)60 %
Indicators/operating means
Function indicatorLED yellow, lights up when light beam is free, flashes when falling short of the stability control
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC
Ripple10 %
No-load supply currentemitter ≤ 25 mA , receiver ≤ 60 mA
Test inputEmitter deactivation
emitter on: 0 ... +3V
emitter off: +5V ... +UB
Pre-fault indication outputPNP, open collector , short-circuit protected
inactive: signal strength > approx. 30 % of the strength with clean optic
active: signal strength < approx. 30 % of the strength with clean optic
Switching typedark on
Signal output1 PNP, short-circuit protected, open collector
Switching voltagemax. 30 V DC
Switching currentmax. 100 mA
Switching frequency1000 Hz
Response time0.5 ms
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Laser safetyIEC 60825-1:2007
Compliance with standards and directives
Standard conformity
Shock and impact resistanceIEC / EN 60068, half-sine, 30 g in X, Y and Z direction
Vibration resistanceIEC / EN 60068-2-6. Sinus. 10 -150 Hz, 5 g in each X, Y and Z directions
Approvals and certificates
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature0 ... 50 °C (32 ... 122 °F)
Storage temperature-40 ... 85 °C (-40 ... 185 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP65
Connection4-pin, M12 x 1 connector
Housingbrass, nickel-plated
Optical faceglass
MassPer 45 g

Documents: E18/EV18-LAS/32/59/76a/92

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF641 KB
Technical information
Instruction leaflet laser / Beipackzettel LaserALLPDF325 KB

Approvals+Certificates: E18/EV18-LAS/32/59/76a/92

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of Conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-2460APDF183 KB
EU Pepperl+FuchsPF08CERT1242PDF442 KB

Associated Products: E18/EV18-LAS/32/59/76a/92


Mounting flange, 18 mmfa

Universal mounting bracket for cylindrical sensors with a diameter of 5 ... 30 mmfa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PVC cablefa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PUR cablefa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PUR cablefa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PVC cablefa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PUR cablefa

Female cordset, M12, 4-pin, PUR cablefa
Mounting Bracket with swivel nutfa
Mounting Bracket with swivel nutfa
Plastic mounting adapter, 18 mmfa