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IFM IF5740 Inductive sensor


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  • Particularly short housing
  • For use where space is restricted
  • Two-wire technology
  • With optical mounting and setting aid
  • Robust metal housing for use
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Product characteristics
Electrical design PNP/NPN
Output function normally open
Sensing range [mm] 4
Housing threaded type
Dimensions [mm] M12 x 1 / L = 40
Special feature Increased sensing range; Optical setting aid
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 10…36 DC
Protection class II
Reverse polarity protection no
Electrical design PNP/NPN
Output function normally open
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 5
Minimum load current [mA] 5
Max. leakage current [mA] 1
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 100
Switching frequency DC [Hz] 110
Short-circuit protection no
Overload protection no
Detection zone
Sensing range [mm] 4
Real sensing range Sr [mm] 4 ± 10 %
Operating distance [mm] 0…3.25
Increased sensing range yes
Accuracy / deviations
Correction factor steel: 1 / stainless steel: 0.7 / brass: 0.4 / aluminium: 0.4 / copper: 0.3
Hysteresis [% of Sr] 3…15
Switch point drift [% of Sr] -10…10
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -25…70
Protection IP 67
Tests / approvals
EN 60947-5-2
EN 55011 class B
MTTF [years] 1671
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 89.2
Housing threaded type
Mounting flush mountable
Dimensions [mm] M12 x 1 / L = 40
Thread designation M12 x 1
Materials brass white bronze coated; PBT
Displays / operating elements
switching status 1 x LED, red
switching status 1 x LED, green
Optical setting aid yes
Items supplied
lock nuts: 2
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connection Cable: 3 m, PUR; 2 x 0.34 mm²

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