SMT-10M-NS-24V-E-0,3-Q-M8D – Festo Proximity Sensors

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SKU: Festo 551380

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 551380
Festo Proximity Sensors: SMT-10M-NS-24V-E-0,3-Q-M8D
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The Festo SMT-10M-NS-24V-E-0,3-Q-M8D, part number 551380, is a state-of-the-art proximity sensor designed to offer reliable and precise sensing capabilities in diverse industrial applications. Engineered for use in small spaces, this sensor ensures robust performance even in complex automation environments.

Key Features:

  • High Precision Sensing: The sensor is capable of detecting metallic objects with exceptional accuracy, ensuring operational reliability.
  • Compact and Durable Design: Its small form factor is ideal for installations where space is at a premium. Built to endure tough industrial conditions, this sensor maintains its functionality over long periods.
  • Easy Integration: With its standardized M8 connector and 0.3m cable length, the SMT-10M-NS-24V-E-0,3-Q-M8D facilitates hassle-free integration into existing systems.
  • Enhanced Sensitivity: Features an improved sensitivity setup, making it highly effective for precise positioning and detection tasks.
  • Energy Efficient: Operates efficiently within a 24V DC range, minimizing energy consumption while maintaining high responsiveness.


  • Operational Efficiency: By offering precise and reliable detection, it enhances the overall efficiency of the automation processes.
  • Cost-Effective Maintenance: The sensor’s durable construction reduces the need for frequent replacements and maintenance.
  • Versatile Applications: Suitable for a variety of industrial applications, including assembly lines, packaging operations, and material handling systems.


  • Automation and Robotics: Plays a critical role in automated systems and robotic applications where precise object detection is crucial.
  • Manufacturing: Essential in manufacturing processes for monitoring and control of production lines.
  • Safety and Security: Utilized in safety mechanisms to detect unauthorized access or other security concerns in restricted areas.
  • Quality Control: Helps in maintaining high standards in quality control processes by accurate detection and positioning.

The Festo SMT-10M-NS-24V-E-0,3-Q-M8D proximity sensor exemplifies Festo’s commitment to innovation in automation technology, providing a reliable and efficient solution for managing industrial operations with precision.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Design for round slot
Conforms to standard EN 60947-5-2
Symbol 00991150
Certification RCM compliance mark
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
Special features Oil-resistant
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Application note
Measured variable Position
Measuring principle Magneto-resistive
Ambient temperature -40 °C … 70 °C
Repetition accuracy 0.2 mm
Switching output NPN
Switching element function N/O contact
On time ≤1.3 ms
Switch-off time 4.2 ms … 7.3 ms
Max. switching frequency 130 Hz
Max. output current 100 mA
Max. output current in mounting kits 50 mA
Max. switching capacity DC 2.8 W
Max. switching capacity DC in mounting kits 1.5 W
Voltage drop ≤1.5 V
Short-circuit protection yes
Overload protection Available
Rated operating voltage DC 24 V
DC operating voltage range 5 V … 30 V
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 3
Electrical connection 1, type of mounting Screw-type lock
Electrical connection for input 1, connection pattern 00991155
Connection outlet orientation Transverse
Connector cable test conditions Flexural strength: as per Festo standard
Test conditions on request
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
Material of cable sheath TPE-U(PUR)
Type of mounting Screwed tightly
Can be inserted in slot from above
Max. tightening torque 0.4 Nm
Mounting position Any
Product weight 6.7 g
Housing material PA-reinforced
High-alloy stainless steel
Switching status indication LED yellow
Ambient temperature with flexible cable installation -20 °C … 70 °C
Degree of protection IP65
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B2-L
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
Cleanroom class Class 4 according to ISO 14644-1
Weight 0.0067 kg