GN 817.6 Indexing Plungers Stainless Steel, with Sensor for Position Monitoring



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Standard parts made of rustproof stainless steel have been designed for use in the food sector, in the chemical industry, for aggressive ambient conditions or for outdoor use.

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Product description


GN 817.6 indexing plungers with sensor for position monitoring allow for electronic monitoring of the plunger pin state. For this purpose, a magnet is integrated into the plunger pin that switches the sensor upon engaging after approx. 2/3 of the locking distance l1.

The sensor electronics then outputs a high signal, e.g. to a machine control, and indicates this switch state with an LED on the sensor.

To prevent faults, no external magnetic fields should be acting on the indexing plunger. The GN 817.6 stainless steel indexing plungers are delivered with enclosed sensor (not installed), sensor clip, Allen® wrench and hex nut.


Threaded body
Stainless steel AISI 303
Plunger pin chemically nickel plated

Technopolymer (Polyamide PA)
  • Black, matte finish
  • Not removable

Hard ferrite

Sensor / sensor clip
Technopolymer (Polyamide PA)
Black, matte finish

Cable (outer sheath)
Polyurethane PUR, black

Lock nut DIN 439 B / ISO 8675
Stainless steel, A2

RoHS compliant

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Part Options / Table


EBNon lock-out, with position monitoring
ECLock-out, with position monitoring

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Dimensions in: Inch | Metric
Pin -0.001/-0.002
Bore +0.001
Cable length
in meters
d3d4kl2l3l4A/FSpring load ≈

End 8 x 10.630.080.551.630.630.450.390.90 lbf (4 N)2.81 lbf (12.5 N)
0.200.310.5M 10 x 10.750.080.631.830.710.490.471.12 lbf (5 N)4.05 lbf (18 N)
0.240.350.5M 12 x 1.50.910.080.792.150.870.490.551.35 lbf (6 N)5.62 lbf (25 N)
0.310.470.5M 16 x lbf (8.5 N)6.29 lbf (28 N)
0.390.470.5M 16 x lbf (9.5 N)8.54 lbf (38 N)
0.470.590.5M 20 x 1.51.300. lbf (11.5 N)8.99 lbf (40 N)
0.630.790.5M 24 x 21.300.081.123.351.500.731.062.92 lbf (13 N)12.14 lbf (54 N)

Build & Price

3D Product Configurator
Pin diameter d1
Stroke l1
Thread d2

Connection type

Cable length l5

Electrical Properties of the Sensor

Output function

Normally open (NO)

Switch output



Supply voltage

10 - 30 V DC

Continuous current Ia

≤ 100 mA

Connection type
Plug (S)

3-pole plug M8x1,
freely rotating with knurled screw connection, with PUR cable 0.5 m

GN 817.6 Skizze 2

Protection class

IP 67

Switching frequency

1,000 Hz

Power consumption

≤ 8 mA

Voltage drop

≤ 2.5 V

Protection class


Response sensitivity

2.8 mT

Temperature range

-13 °F to + 167 °F (-25 °C to +75 °C)

Shock and vibration resistance

30 g, 11 ms / 10 - 55 Hz, 1 mm


According to EN 60947-5-2

Reverse polarity protection


Short-circuit protection


Activation impulse


conformity declarations


Assembly Instruction

GN 817.6 Skizze 3

The position of the sensor cable can be freely determined when installing the sensor clip.

Installation steps:
1. Insert the sensor into the sensor clip from the side.
2. Tighten the hex socket screw of the sensor.
3. Clip the sensor clip into the ring slot of the indexing plunger in any orientation and then adjust the direction by turning, if necessary.

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RoHS: Compliant
This article is RoHS-compliant in application of Annex III., which means it complies with EU Directive 2011/65/EU, including extension (2015/863/EU), for restricting the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic devices. The Directive regulates the use of hazardous substances in devices and components. The implementation in national law is summarily described with RoHS(Restriction of (the use of certain) hazardous substances)).
Weight: 0.059 lbs
If weight is not listed, please contact our Sales Department for additional information regarding weight.
Phone: 800-877-8351
All Prices are in US Dollars. Taxes Not Included.

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