SMAT-8M-U-E-0,3-M8D – Position Transmitter – Festo Position Sensors

USD $ 117.39

SKU: Festo 553744

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 553744
Festo Position Sensors: SMAT-8M-U-E-0,3-M8D
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The Festo SMAT-8M-U-E-0,3-M8D, with the MPN 553744, is a highly sophisticated position transmitter optimized for compact spaces and demanding applications. It embodies the pinnacle of sensor technology, offering precise position measurement in industrial environments. This sensor excels in providing reliable analog output signals, facilitating seamless integration into automated systems for enhanced operational efficiency.

Key Features:

  • Compact Size: As small as a proximity sensor, its reduced footprint allows for easy installation in space-constrained areas.
  • Precision Measurement: Utilizes a magnetic Hall effect to provide accurate position data of the piston, ensuring precise control.
  • High Flexural and Torsional Resistance: Designed to withstand over 300,000 cycles of torsional stress and more than 5 million cycles in an energy chain, demonstrating its robustness.
  • Wide Sensing Range: Capable of detecting piston positions within a 52 mm range, suitable for various industrial uses.
  • Direct PLC Integration: Outputs an analog signal directly compatible with analog PLC inputs, simplifying connectivity.


  • Enhanced Machine Efficiency: By offering precise position feedback, it significantly improves the performance and reliability of machinery.
  • Cost-Effective Operation: Its energy-efficient design and durable construction reduce maintenance costs and extend service life.
  • Versatile Application: Ideal for use in short-stroke and standard cylinders, grippers, and other applications requiring precise position sensing.


  • Automated Production Lines: Crucial for precise positioning in automated assembly processes, enhancing both speed and quality.
  • Material Handling Systems: Ensures accurate control in conveyor systems and other material handling equipment, promoting smoother operations.
  • Quality Control: Integral to testing equipment that demands high accuracy and reliability for consistent production quality.

In summary, the Festo SMAT-8M-U-E-0,3-M8D is essential for industries looking to optimize their operations through reliable and precise position sensing. Its innovative design and technology make it a key component in advancing pneumatic and automated systems.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Design for T-slot
Symbol 00992260
Certification RCM compliance mark
c UL us – Listed (OL)
CE marking (see declaration of conformity) As per EU EMC directive
As per EU RoHS directive
UKCA marking (see declaration of conformity) To UK instructions for EMC
To UK RoHS instructions
Certificate issuing authority UL E232949
Note on Materials RoHS-compliant
Measured Variable Position
Measuring Principle Magnetic Hall
Sensing Range ≤52000 µm
Ambient Temperature -40 °C … 80 °C
Typical Sampling Interval 2 ms
Max. Travel Speed 3 m/s
Displacement Resolution ≤0.02 mm
Repetition Accuracy 0.2 mm
Analog output 0 – 10 V
Typical linearity error ±1 mm
Short-circuit protection Yes
Overload protection Available
Output signal Analog
DC Operating Voltage Range 15 V … 30 V
Residual Ripple 10%
Idle current <12 mA
Reverse Polarity Protection For all electrical connections
Electrical connection 1, connection type Cable with plug
Electrical connection 1, connection technology M8x1 A-coded as per EN 61076-2-104
Electrical connection 1, number of pins/wires 4
Electrical connection 1, type of mounting Screw-type lock
Electrical connection for input 1, connection pattern 00991171
Connection outlet orientation Longitudinal
Material of pin contacts Copper alloy
Connector cable test conditions Flexural strength: as per Festo standard
Torsional resistance: > 300 000 cycles, ±270°/0.1 m
Energy chain > 5 million cycles, bending radius 28 mm
Cable length 0.3 m
Cable characteristic Suitable for energy chains/robot applications
Color cable sheath Gray
Material of cable sheath TPE-U(PUR)
Type of Mounting Screwed tightly
Can be inserted in slot from above
Mounting Position Any
Product Weight 9.5 g
Housing Material PA-reinforced
High-alloy stainless steel
Material of union nut Brass, nickel-plated
Status indicator LED red,green
Ambient temperature with flexible cable installation -20 °C … 70 °C
Degree of Protection IP65
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B2-L
Cleanroom Class Class 4 according to ISO 14644-1
Suitability for the production of Li-ion batteries
Metals with more than 1% by mass of copper, zinc or nickel by mass are excluded from use. Exceptions are nickel in steel, chemically nickel-plated surfaces, printed circuit boards, cables, electrical plug connectors and coils

Weight 0.0095 kg