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IFM SA4100 Flow sensor


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  • Measurement of flow and temperature at the same time
  • Optimised for water, oils and air
  • Red/green display for clear identification of the acceptable range
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Product characteristics
Number of inputs and outputs Number of digital outputs: 2; Number of analogue outputs: 1
Process connection diameter Ø 8 mm
Special feature Gold-plated contacts
Media water; glycol solutions; air; oils
Note on media
low-viscosity oils with viscosity: ≤ 40 mm²/s (40 °C)
high-viscosity oils with viscosity: > 40 mm²/s (40 °C)
Medium temperature [°C] -20…100
Pressure rating [bar] 50
Pressure rating [Mpa] 5
MAWP (for applications according to CRN) [bar] 50
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 18…30 DC
Current consumption [mA] < 100
Protection class III
Reverse polarity protection yes
Power-on delay time [s] 10
Inputs / outputs
Number of inputs and outputs Number of digital outputs: 2; Number of analogue outputs: 1
Total number of outputs 2
Output signal switching signal; analogue signal; frequency signal; IO-Link; (configurable)
Electrical design PNP/NPN
Number of digital outputs 2
Output function normally open / normally closed; (parameterisable)
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 2.5
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 250
Number of analogue outputs 1
Analogue current output [mA] 4…20; (scalable)
Max. load [Ω] 350
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection pulsed
Overload protection yes
Frequency of the output [Hz] 0…1000
Measuring/setting range
Probe length L [mm] 100
Operating mode relative; absolutely liquid; absolutely gaseous; (absolute: reference measurement recommended)
Note on factory setting
Operating mode: relative
Temperature monitoring
Measuring range [°C] -20…100
Resolution [°C] 0.2
Liquid media – absolute operating mode
Setting range [m/s] 0.04…3
Greatest sensitivity [m/s] 0.04…3
Liquid media – relative operating mode
Setting range [m/s] 0.04…6
Greatest sensitivity [m/s] 0.04…3
Gases – operating mode "absolute"
Setting range [m/s] 0…100
Greatest sensitivity [m/s] 30…100
Gases – operating mode "relative"
Setting range [m/s] 0…200
Greatest sensitivity [m/s] 30…100
Accuracy / deviations
Temperature drift [cm/s x 1/K] 0,003 m/s x 1/K (< 20 °C; > 70 °C)
Temperature gradient [K/min] 100
Absolute operating mode
Repeatability 0,05 m/s; (water; flow velocity: 0,05…3 m/s)
Relative operating mode
Accuracy ± (7 % MW + 2 % MEW); (for relative mode in the range of maximum sensitivity under the following conditions:; water: 20…70 °C; inlet length: 1.5 m; DN25 (DIN 2448); mounting position according to instructions; Accuracy can differ for other media and mounting positions.)
Repeatability 0,05 m/s; (water; flow velocity: 0,05…3 m/s)
Temperature monitoring
Temperature drift ± 0,005 K/°C
Accuracy [K] ± 0,3 / ± 1; (water; flow velocity: 0,3…3 m/s / air; flow velocity: > 10 m/s)
Response times
Response time [s] 0.5; (T09; water; glycol: 0,8 s; air: 7 s; oil: 1,8 s; each T09)
Temperature monitoring
Dynamic response T05 / T09 [s] 1,5 (T09); (water; flow velocity: 0,3…3 m/s)
Software / programming
Parameter setting options hysteresis / window; normally open / normally closed; switching logic; current/frequency output; medium selection; Damping; Teach function; display can be rotated and switched off; standard unit of measurement; process value colour
Communication interface IO-Link
Transmission type COM2 (38,4 kBaud)
IO-Link revision 1.1
SDCI standard IEC 61131-9
Profiles Smart Sensor: Process Data Variable; Device Identification, Device Diagnosis
SIO mode yes
Required master port type A
Process data analogue 2
Process data binary 2
Min. process cycle time [ms] 3
Supported DeviceIDs
Type of operation DeviceID
Factory setting / ModE = (REL) 533
ModE = (LIQU) 540
ModE = (GAS) 547
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -40…80
Storage temperature [°C] -40…100
Protection IP 65; IP 67
Tests / approvals
DIN EN 60947-5-9
Shock resistance
DIN EN 60068-2-27 50 g (11 ms)
Vibration resistance
DIN EN 60068-2-6 5 g (10…2000 Hz)
MTTF [years] 180
UL approval
UL Approval no. I017
File number UL E174189
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 298.5
Materials stainless steel (1.4404 / 316L); PBT-GF20; PBT-GF30
Materials (wetted parts) stainless steel (1.4404 / 316L)
Process connection diameter Ø 8 mm
Displays / operating elements
Display unit 6 x LED, green (%, m/s, l/min, m³/h, °C, 10³)
switching status 2 x LED, yellow
measured values alphanumeric display, red/green 4-digit
MW = measured value
MEW = Final value of the measuring range
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connection Connector: 1 x M12; coding: A; Contacts: gold-plated

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