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Reliable. Economical. Versatile. Cylindrical photoelectric sensor

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The GR18 product family: RELIABLE AND EXTREMELY VERSATILE Thanks to their versatility, the cylindrical photoelectric sensors from the GR18 product family cover a very wide range of applications. With their seven different housing types, they are ideally suited for both space-saving and flexible mounting solutions. One product family for all applications GR18 cylindrical photoelectric sensors in the cylindrical M18 housing are outstanding in both the short length version (GR18S) and the standard length version (GR18), and offer an optimal price-performance ratio. These sensors can be used...

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Cylindrical M18 sensor with greater cost-effectivity Seven different housing designs Plastic or metal versions with straight or right angle optics Very bright and highly visible PinPoint LED Highly visible status indicator Rugged and reliable due to proven SICK technology Enclosure rating IP 67 Special "fully flush" metal variant (GR18S) 8015168/2014-05-19 Subject to change without notice Ideal for a broad range of applications SICK's reliable photoelectric sensors are perfectly suited for numerous applications in the field of logistics: From mechanical engineering, through the automotive...

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The GR18 cylindrical photoelectric sensor: Optimally designed down to the smallest detail Housing material for every application Optimal installation, even where space is limited The housing for the GR18 cylindrical photoelectric sensors is available in plastic and metal variants. This allows you to choose the right variant for every application and cost situation. The GR18S housing is very short and therefore requires little installation space. Additional space can be saved through the use of housing versions with an angled radial design. These are ideal conditions for applications where...

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Rugged design Maximum detection reliability Photoelectric sensors from the GR18 product family run absolutely flawlessly, and are not sensitive to ambient light, dirt, moisture, or electrical interference. This makes these photoelectric sensors the ideal solution for every application. PinPoint technology from SICK, with its highly visible light spot, will facilitate commissioning, and increase the sensing range within the red emitted light area, without the need for any protective measures against lasers. Sensor technology from SICK PinPoint technology from SICK Comfortable: status...

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A range of options: The right sensor for every situation Cylindrical photoelectric sensors Housing design Cylindrical, axial Optics/Technology Enclosure rating Type of light/Light sender Cylindrical, radial Example installation GR18 - PHOTOELECTRIC SENSORS | SICK 8015168/2014-05-19 Subject to change without notice

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Sensor principle Special applications Photoelectric retro-reflective sensor (dual lens) Through-beam photoelectric sensors Detecting small objects Photoelectric proximity sensors (energetic) Detecting transparent objects Maximum sensing range 8015168/2014-05-19 Subject to change without notice GR18 - PHOTOELECTRIC SENSORS | SICK

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Round, economical standard Product description The GR18 photoelectric sensor family in a cylindrical M18-housing offers an optimal price/performance ratio. It can be used universally in many applications thanks to its standard M18 housing size. PinPoint LEDs, plastic and metal housing versions as well as status indicators that are easily visible from all angles complete the sensor’s features. At a glance • Standard length M18 low-cost cylindrical sensor • Two different housing styles • Variety of plastic and metal housing styles, with straight optics • Bright and highly visible PinPoint-LED...

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Detailed technical data Features GRTE18 Sensor principle Photoelectric proximity sensor Photoelectric retro-reflective sensor Through-beam photoelectric sensor Detection principle Standard optics Housing design (light emission) Cylindrical, straight Sensing range Light source PinPoint LED 3) LED 3) (depending on type) PinPoint LED 3) LED 3) (depending on type) Light spot size (distance) Visible red light / Infrared light  (depending on type) Object with 90 % reflectance (referred to standard white, DIN 5033) 2) PL80A. 3) Average service life of 100,000 h at TA = +25 °C. 1)...

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Test input Ambient operating temperature Ambient storage temperature Limit values, operation in short-circuit protected network max. 8 A. May not exceed or fall short of VS tolerances. 3) At Vs > 24 V or ambient temperature > 49 °C, IA max = 50 mA. 4) Signal transit time with resistive load. 5) With light/dark ratio 1:1. 6) Do not bend below 0 °C. 7) A = VS connections reverse-polarity protected. 8) B = inputs and output reverse-polarity protected. 9) D = outputs overcurrent and short-circuit protected. 10) At Uv <=24V and IA<50mA. 1) 2) Ordering information Other models g...

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GRTE18, Plastic • Sensor principle: Photoelectric proximity sensor • Detection principle: energetic • Housing design: axial • Type of light: visible red light • Switching mode: Light/dark switching • Adjustment: potentiometer, 270 ° Sensing range max. 1) Light spot size (distance) Light source Output type Connection diagram Model name Object with 90 % reflectance (referred to standard white, DIN 5033) 8015168/2014-05-19 Subject to change without notice GR18 - PHOTOELECTRIC SENSORS | SICK

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GRL18, Metal • Sensor principle: Photoelectric retro-reflective sensor • Detection principle: Standard optics • Housing design: axial • Sensing range: 0.06 m 6 m (PL80A.) • Type of light: visible red light • Light spot size (distance): Ø 175 mm (7 m) • Light source: PinPoint LED • Switching mode: Light/dark switching • Adjustment: potentiometer, 270 ° Sensing range max. 1) Connection diagram Model name Output type • Sensor principle: Photoelectric retro-reflective sensor • Detection principle: Standard optics • Housing design: axial • Sensing range: 0.06 m 6 m (PL80A.) • Type of light:...

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