Inductive Sensor M18, NPN NO, Flush - PRL18-5DN

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Enhance Your Sensing Solutions with the Autonics PRL18-5DN Inductive Sensor

Precision, Durability, and Unmatched Customer Service


The Autonics PRL18-5DN Inductive Sensor revolutionizes your sensing capabilities with its advanced features and durable construction. Engineered for precise and reliable proximity sensing, this sensor is an ideal solution for a wide range of industrial applications.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Precision Sensing: The PRL18-5DN features an 18mm sensing diameter, ensuring accurate object detection and eliminating false readings.
  • Robust Construction: Built with a nickel-plated brass case and nickel-plated iron washer, this sensor is designed to withstand demanding industrial environments.
  • Waterproof and Dustproof: With an IP67 ingress protection rating, the PRL18-5DN operates reliably even in wet or dusty conditions, providing excellent resistance to water and dust intrusion.
  • Easy Installation: The sensor's cable type connection with PVC cable material enables quick and convenient installation, ensuring seamless integration into existing systems.
  • NPN NO Control Output: Equipped with an NPN NO (Normally Open) control output, the PRL18-5DN enables efficient connectivity and reliable control of automated processes.


The Autonics PRL18-5DN inductive sensor features a robust and durable construction that ensures reliable performance in various industrial environments. Crafted with a nickel-plated brass case and nickel-plated iron washer, this sensor offers exceptional durability and longevity. Its compact and ergonomic design allows for easy integration into your existing systems.


The PRL18-5DN Inductive Sensor is designed with a cable type connection, providing a convenient and secure means of installation. The PVC cable material offers flexibility and durability, allowing for efficient connection to compatible devices. Enjoy a hassle-free installation process with this user-friendly connection design.

Sensing Specifications

Experience precise sensing capabilities with the Autonics PRL18-5DN inductive sensor. Featuring a sensing side diameter of 18mm, this advanced sensor delivers exceptional detection performance. When using its standard sensing target, an 18x18x1 mm piece of iron, the sensor reliably detects objects at a maximum distance of 5mm. It's important to note that the sensing distance may vary depending on the material and size of the target.

Understanding the concept of the setting distance is crucial. The setting distance defines the reliable detection range of the sensor for its standard sensing target, even in the presence of environmental factors like temperature fluctuations and voltage changes. With the PRL18-5DN, the setting distance ranges from 0 to 3.5mm, ensuring consistent and accurate sensing results.

Control Output

Equipped with an NPN NO (Normally Open) control output, the PRL18-5DN inductive sensor offers seamless connectivity and efficient control of your automated processes. This control output allows for easy integration with compatible devices, enabling smooth and reliable operation.


The PRL18-5DN inductive sensor is designed to withstand a wide temperature range, making it suitable for various industrial environments. With an ambient temperature range of -25 to 70°C and a storage temperature range of -30 to 80°C, this sensor performs reliably in both hot and cold conditions. It is engineered to maintain accuracy and functionality even in challenging temperature environments.


The versatile nature of the PRL18-5DN inductive sensor makes it an ideal choice for a wide range of industries and applications. Some key industries that benefit from this sensor include:

  • Industrial Automation: Enhance the efficiency and productivity of your automated machinery with precise object detection and proximity sensing.
  • Robotics: Improve the performance and safety of your robotic systems by integrating the PRL18-5DN for accurate object detection.
  • Packaging and Material Handling: Ensure precise positioning, sorting, and packaging operations in applications that require reliable object detection.


Upgrade your industrial processes with the Autonics PRL18-5DN inductive sensor, designed to deliver unparalleled precision, durability, and performance. Invest in this advanced sensing solution today and experience the transformative benefits it brings to your operations.


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Series Information

Customer Service Excellence

At Dubai Sensor, we believe in providing exceptional customer service throughout your entire journey. From pre-purchase technical consultations to comprehensive after-sales support, we are committed to being by your side every step of the way.


Pre-Purchase Consultation:

We understand that choosing the right sensing solution for your specific requirements can be a challenging task. That's why our team of experts is readily available to provide free technical consultation. Whether you have questions about the PRL18-5DN Inductive Sensor's features, compatibility, or application suitability, we are here to assist you in making an informed decision.


Order Assistance:

Our dedicated customer service representatives are ready to assist you with placing your order and ensuring a smooth purchasing process. We are available to answer any questions you may have, provide detailed product information, and guide you through the ordering process to make it as convenient as possible.


Post-Sales Support:

Our commitment to your satisfaction doesn't end with the purchase. Should you require any assistance or encounter any issues with the PRL18-5DN Inductive Sensor, our knowledgeable support team is here to help. We provide comprehensive after-sales service, including troubleshooting guidance, warranty support, and product maintenance advice. Rest assured that we are dedicated to resolving any concerns you may have promptly and efficiently.


Technical Expertise:

With Dubai Sensor, you gain access to our extensive technical expertise. Our team of experienced professionals is well-versed in the intricacies of the PRL18-5DN Inductive Sensor and can provide you with the necessary guidance and support for optimal sensor performance. We are committed to ensuring your satisfaction with our products and helping you achieve your sensing objectives.


Choose Dubai Sensor for not only exceptional sensing solutions but also an outstanding customer experience. Experience the difference of our dedicated customer service, from pre-purchase consultations to post-sales support, and let us empower you with the right sensing solution for your needs.


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Warranty Information

One Year Warranty
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Additional Information

Sensing Distance:
5mm ±10%
Maximum 10% of sensing distance
Standard sensing target:
18x18x1mm (Iron)
Setting distance:
Power supply (operational voltage):
12-24 VDC (10-30 VDC)
Current consumption/leakage:
Max 10mA
Response frequency:
500 Hz
Residual Voltage:
Max 1.5 V
Affection by temp:
±10% max for sensing distance at +20◦C within temp range -20~70◦C
Control output:
Dielectric Strength:
1500 VAC 50/60 Hz/min
Insulation resistance:
Min 500MΩ (at 500 VDC mega)
Approx 150g
50G in x,y,z directions for 3 hours
Operation indicator (Red Light)
Ambient temperature:
Storage temperature:
Ambient humidity:
35~95 HR
Surge, reverse power polarity, over-current protection
Protection circuit:
IP67 (IEC standard)
Cable specs:
Ø5x3P, 2m
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