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Chemical-resistant Proximity Sensor


Fluororesin-coated Capacitive Sensor with Sensitivity Adjuster

Model E2KQ-X10ME1 E2KQ-X10ME2
Sensing distance *1 10 mm
Sensing distance adjustable range 6 to 10 mm
Differential travel 4% to 20% of sensing distance
Detectable object Conductors and dielectrics
Standard sensing object Grounded metal plate: 50 × 50 × 1 mm
Response frequency 35 Hz
Power supply voltage
(operating voltage range)
12 to 24 VDC (10 to 30 VDC), ripple (p-p): 10% max.
Current consumption 15 mA max.
Control output Load current 100 mA
Residual voltage 1.5 V max. (Load current: 100 mA, Cable length: 2 m)
Indicators Detection indicator (red)
Operation mode
(with sensing object approaching) *2
Protection circuits Reverse polarity protection, Surge suppressor
Ambient temperature range Operating: -10 to 55°C, Storage: -25 to 55°C (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient humidity range Operating/storage: 35% to 85% (with no condensation)
Temperature influence ±15% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in the temperature range of -10 to 55°C
Voltage influence ±2% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage at rated voltage ±20%
Insulation resistance 50 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-carrying parts and case
Dielectric strength 500 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min between current-carrying parts and case
Vibration resistance Destruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude for 2 hours each in X, Y, and Z directions
Shock resistance Destruction: 500 m/s2 3 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IP66 (IEC), in-house standards: oil-resistant
Connection method Pre-wired Models (Standard cable length: 2 m)
Weight (packed state) Approx. 150 g
Materials Case,
sensing surface
Fluorine resin
Clamping nuts
Cable Vinyl chloride
Accessories Adjustment screwdriver, Instruction manual

*1. The above values are sensing distances for the standard sensing object. Refer to Engineering Data on the Data
       Sheet for other materials.
*2. Refer to the timing charts under I/O Circuit Diagrams on Data Sheet for details.