FM-324, Miniature Ferro-magnetic Metal Detection Sensor
This screw mountable sensor can be mounted with M3 screws and can switch moderate loads of 10W. Any Ferro-magnetic material is all this is required to operate the sensor from the actuating side as shown in the sketch, and a permanent magnet is not required. The actuating distance may vary depending on the thickness and size of the ferro-magnetic material. All sensors are tested 100% for actuating distance.
|Operate Distance||mm||3.0 – 8.0|
|Release Distance||mm||4.0 – 10.0|
|Contact Rating (max)||W/VA||10.0|
|Switching Current (max)||A||0.5|
|Carry Current (max)||A||0.75|
|DC Switching Voltage (max)||VDC||100|
|Breakdown Voltage (min)||VDC||150|
|Contact Resistance (max)||mΩ||150|
|Insulation Resistance (min)||Ω||109|
|Operate Time (max)||ms||0.35|
|Bounce Time (max)||ms||0.30|
|Release Time (max)||ms||0.15|
|Resonance Frequency (typ)||Hz||>2000|
|Operating Frequency (max)||Hz||500|
|Operating Temperature Range||°C||-40 to +70|
|Shock Resistance (½Sin wave for 11ms)||G||30|
|Vibration Resistance (10-2000 Hz)||G||20|
FM-324-(Cable Length)-(Cable Termination Code)
|Cable Termination Code||Termination Type|
|S||Stripped to 5.0 mm|
|T||Stripped and Tinned|
FM-324-250-T Denotes FM-324 Sensor having 250 mm cable length with Tinned lead ends.
Here are some of the recommended usage notes to ensure maximum durability of this product. The complete usage notes are available here.
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