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WL12G-3P2472S03 Small Photoelectric Sensors – SICK Sensor

USD $ 286.23

SKU: 1057556

SICK sensor one of the world’s leading producers of sensors and sensor solutions for industrial applications. SICK is a technology and market leader in Factory and Logistics Automation as well as Process Automation. The sensor range are: Laser Sensors, Cylinder Sensors, Photoelectric Sensors, Fork Sensors, Encoders, Color Sensors, Distance Sensor, Contrast Sensor, Color Sensor, Inductive Proximity Sensors, Fiber Optic Sensor with our signature range sick sensor intelligence.

Part Number:1057556
Photoelectric Sensor Model:WL12G-3P2472S03
OEM Spec Ref 


Device type Photoelectric sensors
Sensor/ detection principle Photoelectric retro-reflective sensor, autocollimation
Dimensions (W x H x D) 15.6 mm x 48.5 mm x 42 mm
Housing design (light emission) Rectangular
Sensing range max. 0 m … 0.8 m 1)
Focus Approx. 1.5°
Type of light Visible red light
Light source LED 2)
Light spot size (distance) Ø 14.5 mm (0.8 m)
Angle of dispersion Approx. 1.5°
Wave length 640 nm
Adjustment Single teach-in button
Off delay 20 ms
Special applications Detecting transparent objects
Special features Sensing range: 0.8 m on reflective tape Diamond Grade

Sensitivity setting: single teach-in button

10 % attenuation

Without CTA function

  • 1) Reflective tape Diamond Grade.
  • 2) Average service life: 100,000 h at TU = +25 °C.


Supply voltage 10 V DC … 30 V DC 1)
Ripple < 5 Vpp 2)
Current consumption 30 mA 3)
Switching output PNP
Output function Complementary
Switching mode Light/dark switching
Signal voltage NPN HIGH/LOW Approx. Uv / < 3 V
Output current Imax. ≤ 100 mA
Response time ≤ 330 µs 4)
Switching frequency 1,500 Hz 5)
Connection type Male connector M12, 4-pin
Circuit protection 6)



Protection class III
Weight 120 g
Polarisation filter
Special device
Housing material Metal, zinc diecast
Optics material Plastic, PMMA
Enclosure rating IP66


Special feature Detecting transparent objects
Ambient operating temperature –40 °C … +60 °C
Ambient temperature, storage –40 °C … +75 °C
  • 1) Limit values when operated in short-circuit protected network: max. 8 A.
  • 2) May not exceed or fall below Uv tolerances.
  • 3) Without load.
  • 4) Signal transit time with resistive load.
  • 5) With light/dark ratio 1:1.
  • 6) A = VS connections reverse-polarity protected.
  • 7) C = interference suppression.
  • 8) D = outputs overcurrent and short-circuit protected.


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