Safety,M18,Receiver,M12 plug,Type 4

Photocells Type 2 and Type 4

  • M18 Models 10 m (axial optic) and 5 m (radial optic) operating distance
  • M30 models 60 m operating distance
  • EN50100 Category 2 and Category 4 compliant
  • LED indicators
  • Plastic and Metal Housing
  • Inputs and Outputs IEC61131-2 compliant and adaptable with any safety module
  • To be used together with a Category 2 or Category 4 safety control unit to obtain a safety system EN ISO 13849 compliant


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Technical features

Detection properties

Nominal sensing distance 10m (ExG=4)
Thermal drift of Sr ≤ 10%
Resolution Single-beam
controlled height Single-beam
Effective Aperture Angle ≤ ±2,5°
Effective Aperture Angle Typical ±1,8°


Function Principle Receiver
Notes not working with SBCR03 control unit. To be used with external safety control unit with automatic optics test function
Description M18 Type 4 Safety Photocell Receiver

Safety parameters

Type Type 4 safety photocell
PL e
PFHd 8,10E-10
MTTFd 20 years


Output type Totem-pole
Resposnse time for light/dark transition 200µs
Resposnse time for dark/light transition 400µs

Electrical data

Operating Voltage 10 … 30 Vdc
No-Load supply current ≤ 25mA
Load current ≤ 70mA
Output voltage drop 2,5V @ 50mA
Max ripple content ≤ 5 Vpp
LED indicators Yellow (alignement)

Mechanical data

Dimensions M18
Housing Material PBT
Connections M12 plug
Active Head Material Glass
Operating temperature -20°C … +55°C
Storage temperature -40°C … +75°C
humidity 15% … 95%


Approvals CE, TÜV
Shocks and vibrations 10g - 16ms (according to IEC600068-2-29) 10Hz…55Hz - 1 oct/min - 0,35mm (according to 60068-2-6)
Degree of protection IP67


Supplied Accessories 2 x nuts

Generical Data

Dimensions M18
Operating Temperature -20…+55°C (Without freeze)
Humidity 15% … 95%
Mechanical Protection IP67