Stainless Steel Photoelectric Sensors feature IP69K rating.

Press Release Summary:

Supplied in 11 x 21 x 31.5 mm, AISI 316L stainless steel housing, PD30ET Series features IP69K environmental rating and ECOLAB certification, ensuring reliable operation in harsh environments. Sensors are available in NPN or PNP versions with NO and NC outputs. Operating from 10–30 Vdc power supply, units have top potentiometer setup and 4-pin M8 plug or 2 m cable connection. Sensors are resistant to high-pressure wash-down, aggressive cleaning agents, harsh disinfectants, and high temperatures.

Original Press Release:

IP69K Stainless Steel Photoelectric Sensors

Buffalo Grove, IL – Carlo Gavazzi is pleased to announce their new series of stainless steel photoelectric sensors, the PD30ET Series.

The new PD30ET Series complements the already popular PD30 photoelectric sensors, with robust AISI316L stainless steel housings.  With an IP69K environmental rating and ECOLAB certification, reliable operation is ensured even in the harshest of environments. The PD30ET provides outstanding resistance to high-pressure wash-down, aggressive cleaning agents, harsh disinfectants and high temperatures frequently found in the Food & Beverage industry. The PD30ET is also ideal for other harsh environments, including Material Handling, Packaging, Agriculture, and Mobile Equipment.  Main features of the PD30ET Series include:


• Industry standard dimensions:

-- Housing: 11 x 21 x 31.5mm

-- Mounting: 25.4mm spacing, (2) M3 holes

• AISI 316L stainless steel housing

• NO and NC outputs, NPN or PNP versions

• 10–30VDC power supply

• IP67, IP68 and IP69K ratings

• cULus, ECOLAB, and CE approved

• Top potentiometer set-up

• Connections: 4-pin M8 plug or 2m cable

• Diffuse reflective:

-- Extremely wide-angled (200mm)

-- Long range (1m)

• Background Suppression, Active Pixel Sensor:

-- Visible red light version (200mm)

-- Infrared version (200mm)

• Retro-Reflective:

-- Polarized visible red light (6m)

-- Non-polarized infrared (6m)

• Through-beam versions (15m)

The PD30ET Series is available from Carlo Gavazzi’s North American network of sales offices, distributors, and online at

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