SMT-8M-A-PS-24V-E-1-M8D – Festo Proximity Sensors

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SKU: Festo 574333 #09

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 574333 #09
Festo Proximity Sensors: SMT-8M-A-PS-24V-E-1-M8D
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The Festo SMT-8M-A-PS-24V-E-1-M8D, with manufacturer part number 574333, is an advanced proximity sensor that stands out for its precision and reliability in various industrial settings. This sensor is specifically designed to integrate seamlessly with a wide array of pneumatic systems, offering enhanced functionality and performance.

Key Features:

  • High Precision Sensing: The sensor leverages magneto-resistive technology to ensure accurate detection, crucial for maintaining operational efficiency.
  • Robust Design: Built to endure the demanding conditions of industrial environments, it offers longevity and reliability.
  • Flexible Installation: The sensor’s compact size and versatile mounting options, including screw-clamped or insertable from above, allow for easy integration into existing systems.
  • Enhanced Durability: Constructed to be resistant to environmental challenges, including oil and varying temperatures from -40 °C to 85 °C.


  • Operational Efficiency: Its accurate sensing capabilities contribute to the smooth operation of automated processes, reducing errors and downtime.
  • Versatility: Designed to be compatible with a broad range of applications, enhancing its utility across different sectors.
  • Reliability: The sensor’s durable construction ensures it can withstand harsh conditions, minimizing maintenance needs and extending its service life.


  • Industrial Automation: Ideal for use in automated assembly lines where precise proximity detection is critical.
  • Manufacturing: Helps maintain operational accuracy in manufacturing processes, ensuring high-quality output.
  • Quality Control: Plays an essential role in systems that require precise measurements for thorough quality checks.

The Festo SMT-8M-A-PS-24V-E-1-M8D proximity sensor is an excellent choice for businesses looking to improve the precision and reliability of their automated systems, offering a high-quality solution that enhances overall system performance.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Design for T-slot
Based on norm EN 60947-5-2
Symbol 00991149
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
Special features Oil-resistant
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Application note
Measured variable Position
Measuring principle Magneto-resistive
Ambient temperature -40 °C … 85 °C
Repetition accuracy 0.2 mm
Switching output NPN
Non-contact, 2-wire
Switching element function N/C contact
N/O contact
On time ≤1.3 ms
Switch-off time ≤7.3 ms
Max. switching frequency 130 Hz
Max. output current 100 mA
Max. output current in mounting kits 100 mA
Max. switching capacity DC 1.9 W … 2.8 W
Max. switching capacity DC in mounting kits 1.5 W … 2.8 W
Voltage drop <6 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
Cable with plug
Electrical connection 1, connection technology M12x1 A-coded as per EN 61076-2-101
M8x1 A-coded as per EN 61076-2-104
Open end
Electrical connection 1, number of pins/wires 4
Electrical connection 1, type of mounting Screw-type lock
Electrical connection for input 1, connection pattern 00991155
Connection outlet orientation Longitudinal
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 0.1 m … 30 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
Max. tightening torque 0.6 Nm
Mounting position Any
Housing colour Black
Housing material Brass, nickel-plated
High-alloy stainless steel
Switching status indication LED yellow
Function reserve indication LED orange
Ambient temperature with flexible cable installation -20 °C … 85 °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 nickelplated surfaces, printed circuit boards, cables, electrical plug connectors
and coils
Cleanroom class Class 4 according to ISO 14644-1