TM18 Series Heavy-Duty Photoelectric Sensors
TM18 Series in Power Train Heavy-Duty Metal Housing • Die-cast zinc housingand integral metal QD prevents sensor damage during machine assembly, transport,maintenanceand operation.
TM18 Series in Stamping Compact, Rugged Housing • Robust construction from mounting to QD connector provides reliable detection of objects in heavy-dutyindustrial environments.
TM18 Series in Robotic Assembly Robust, Compact Housing • Right-angle, T-style housing with 18 mm lens mount fits in tight places to prevent sensor damage and avoid personnel catch points 30.5 mm 65 mm
TM18 Series – New IR Models Infrared LED for Fixed-Field Sensing Modes • Higher reflectivity of IR light from Blue and Green targets results in greater detection reliability on multi-color printed packaging.
TM18 Series Visible Red LED for All Sensing Modes • Emitter with extremely bright LED makes alignment to receiver easy • Visible red fixed-field background suppression (BGS) sensors are easily aligned to part TM18 Emitter Typical Emitter Short Wavelength - Red (appears 5X brighter to the human eye ) 660 nm Wavelength
TM18 Series Solid-Sate Outputs • 4-wire complementary NPN or PNP outputs models • Dedicated 3-wire NPN or PNP output models for OEM machine builders; designed for I/O block compatibility and reduced wiring costs
TM18 Series Four Modes for the Majority of Applications Model Guide
TM18 Series • Fixed-field (BGS) models with enhanced fluorescent light immunity technology to ignore high-efficiency lights in background • EZ-BEAM® technology for reliable sensingwithout adjustments • IP69K-rated for resistance to intermittenthigh-pressure washdown • Completely epoxy-encapsulated electronics to provide superior durability, even in harshsensing environments • Innovative dual-indicator systems to take the guesswork out of monitoring sensor performance
TM18 Series Accessories—Mounting Brackets SMBAMS18P SMB18FAM10 SMBAMS18RA SMBT18Y SMB18AFAM10 SMB18ATFAM10
TM18 Series Accessories—Cordsets • Cost-effective 4-pin M12/Euro-styleindustrial cordsets
TM18 Series Dimensions • Compact, 18 mm right-angle T-style housing
TM18 Series Selling Strategy • Heavy-duty and reliable detection in industrial automation factories and machines • Easy setup; EZ-BEAM technology requiring no adjustment • All metal from mounting to QD to prevent damage to sensor from installer over-torquing the mounting nut or damage during machine transportation to end user site • M12/Euro-style integral or pigtail QD with low-cabling costs and IP67/IP69K rating • Target industries • Small robotic cell assembly machines • Heavy-duty machine builders in automotive, steel and transportation industries • Stamping and sheet metal fabricators