SFAH-5U-Q4S-PNLK-PNVBA-M8+T – Festo Flow Sensors

USD $ 231.21

SKU: Festo 8035300 #02

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 8035300 #02
Festo Flow Sensors: SFAH-5U-Q4S-PNLK-PNVBA-M8+T
OEM Spec Ref 

The Festo SFAH-5U-Q4S-PNLK-PNVBA-M8+T Flow Sensor, MPN 8035300, exemplifies the zenith of flow measurement technology, seamlessly marrying precision and versatility. Engineered for accuracy and reliability, it is indispensable for a broad spectrum of industrial applications, enhancing both performance and efficiency. This sensor is crucial for monitoring and optimizing fluid dynamics in various settings.

Key Features:

  • Precise Flow Measurement: Ensures accurate monitoring and regulation of fluid flow, enabling optimal operation of fluid control systems.
  • Energy Efficiency: Designed to operate with minimal power consumption, it contributes to both operational cost reduction and environmental sustainability.
  • Durable and Compact: Robust construction guarantees longevity and reliable performance, even in demanding industrial environments, while its compact design facilitates easy integration.
  • Versatile Compatibility: With its universal design, it offers broad compatibility across different systems, ensuring straightforward implementation or upgrades.
  • Advanced Monitoring: Features sophisticated diagnostics that provide valuable insights into system performance, aiding in preventive maintenance and system optimization.


  • Enhanced System Performance: By delivering accurate flow measurements, it significantly improves the efficiency and reliability of fluid control systems.
  • Operational Cost Savings: Its energy-efficient design and durable construction reduce both direct and maintenance costs.
  • High System Reliability: Quality build and precise operation minimize downtime, extending system life and reliability.
  • Easy Integration: Designed for ease of installation and compatibility, it supports flexible system design and expansion.


  • Process Engineering: Essential for precise control in chemical, pharmaceutical, and food processing industries.
  • Water Management: Ideal for monitoring and controlling water flow in treatment facilities, irrigation systems, and distribution networks.
  • Industrial Automation: Enhances automated systems by providing critical flow data, ensuring process accuracy and efficiency.
  • Energy and Utilities: Plays a pivotal role in managing flow in energy production and distribution systems, optimizing performance and sustainability.

The Festo SFAH-5U-Q4S-PNLK-PNVBA-M8+T Flow Sensor stands at the forefront of fluid measurement technology, offering unparalleled accuracy, efficiency, and adaptability. It represents an invaluable asset across a wide range of applications, promising enhanced operational efficiency, reduced costs, and superior system reliability.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Short type code SFAH
Certification RCM Mark
UL – Listed (OL)
CE marking (see declaration of conformity) As per EU EMC Directive
As per EU RoHS Directive
KC marking KC EMC
Certificate issuing authority UL E322346
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Measured variable Mass flow
Volumetric flow rate
Flow direction Unidirectional
Measuring principle Thermal
Measurement method Heat transfer
Start value for flow rate measuring range 0.1 l/min
End value for flow rate measuring range 5 l/min
Operating pressure (bar) -0.900…10,000 bar
Operating medium Argon
Compressed air as per ISO 8573-1:2010 [6:4:4] Nitrogen
Temperature of medium 0…50 °C
Ambient temperature 0…50 °C
Nominal temperature 23 °C
Accuracy of flow rate +/- (2% o.m.v. + 1% FS)
Repetition accuracy offset in ± %FS 0.2 %FS
Repetition accuracy span in ± %FS 0.8 %FS
Temperature coefficient span in ± %FS/K Typ. 0.15%FS/K
Pressure influence span in ± %FS/bar 1 %FS/b.
Switching output 2x PNP or 2x NPN switchable
Switching function Threshold value comparator
Window comparator
Auto difference monitoring
Switching element function N/C or N/O, switchable
Max. output current 100 mA
Analogue output 0…10 V
1…5 V
4…20 mA
Flow characteristic curve start value 0 l/min
Max. load resistance current output 500 Ohm
Min. load resistance voltage output 20 kOhm
Short circuit current rating Yes
Overload protection Available
Protocol IO-Link
IO-Link®, protocol version Device V 1.1
IO-Link®, profile Smart sensor profile
IO-Link®, function classes Binary data channel (BDC)
Process data variable (PDV)
Teach channel
IO-Link®, communication mode COM2 (38,4 kBaud)
IO-Link, SIO-Mode support Yes
IO-Link®, port class A
IO-Link®, process data width IN 3 Byte
IO-Link®, process data contents IN 2-bit BDC (flow monitoring)
1 bit BDC (volume monitoring)
14 bit PDV (flow measurement)
IO-Link, Service data IN 32 bit volume / mass measured value
IO-Link®, minimum cycle time 4 ms
IO-Link, Data storage required < 0.500 kB
Idle current <= 25,000 mA
Operating voltage range DC 22,000…26,000 V
Reverse polarity protection For all electrical connections
Electrical connection 1, connection type Plug
Electrical connection 1, connector system M8x1 A-coded to EN 61076-2-104
Electrical connection 1, number of connections/cores 4
Type of mounting “With accessories” means indirect mounting via an
intermediate element.
Mounting position Any
Pneumatic connection For tubing outside Ų 4 mm
Pneumatic connection, outlet direction Straight
Product weight 60 g
Housing material Reinforced PA
Material in contact with the medium NBR
High-alloy stainless steel
Wrought aluminium alloy, anodised
Silicon nitride
Display type Multi-color backlit LCD
Displayable unit(s) l/min
Setting options IO-Link®
Via display and keys
Protection against tampering IO-Link
PIN code
Degree of protection IP40
Pressure drop < 5,000 mbar
Protection class III
Corrosion resistance class KBK moderate corrosion stress – 2