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IFM IM0055 Inductive sensor


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  • Long sensing range for use in conveying
  • With combined AC/DC output and two-wire technology
  • Robust housing for use in harsh industrial environments
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Product characteristics
Output function normally open
Sensing range [mm] 20
Housing rectangular
Dimensions [mm] 40 x 40 x 66
Electrical data
Frequency AC [Hz] 47…63
Operating voltage [V] 20…140 AC / 10…140 DC
Protection class I
Reverse polarity protection yes
Output function normally open
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 5.5
Max. voltage drop switching output AC [V] 5.5
Minimum load current [mA] 5.5
Max. leakage current [mA] 1.7 (140 V AC/DC)
Permanent current rating of switching output AC [mA] 450
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 450
Short-time current rating of switching output [mA] 2200; (20 ms / 0,5 Hz)
Switching frequency AC [Hz] 25
Switching frequency DC [Hz] 100
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection pulsed
Overload protection yes
Detection zone
Sensing range [mm] 20
Real sensing range Sr [mm] 20 ± 10 %
Operating distance [mm] 0…16.2
Accuracy / deviations
Correction factor steel: 1 / stainless steel: 0.7 / brass: 0.4 / aluminium: 0.4 / copper: 0.3
Hysteresis [% of Sr] 3…20
Switch point drift [% of Sr] -10…10
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -25…70
Protection IP 67
Tests / approvals
EN 60947-5-2
MTTF [years] 351
UL approval
Ta 0…40 °C
Enclosure type Type 1
power supply Hazardous voltage
File number UL E174191
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 259.5
Housing rectangular
Mounting flush mountable
Dimensions [mm] 40 x 40 x 66
Materials housing: PPE; sensing face: PPE orange; end cap: diecast zinc; clamp: diecast zinc black; screw: steel galvanised
Displays / operating elements
switching status 1 x LED, red
operation 1 x LED, green
short circuit 1 x LED, green/red alternately flashing
5 positions of the active zone possible
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection – plug
Connector: 1 x 1/2″; coding: C; Locking: brass, white bronze coated

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