Notes Switch travel diagram
  Contact closed
  Contact open
  Setting range
  Break point
  Positive opening sequence/- angle
VS  adjustable range of NO contact
  adjustable range of NC contact
N   after travel
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• Thermoplastic enclosure
• RFID-technology for needs-based protection against tampering
• 3 different directions of actuation
• Door stop with magnetic latching
• Connection terminal or plug connection
• Suitable for series-wiring
• Universal coding with RFID technology
• Screw connection
• Series-wiring unlimited
• without latching

Ordering details
Product type descriptionRSS16-D-SK
Article number103004343
EAN Code

StandardsEN ISO 13849-1, IEC 61508, IEC 60947-5-3, EN 62061
PLbis e
Control categorybis 4
PFH6.3 x 10−11/h
Mission time20 Years
Global Properties
Permanent lightRSS16
StandardsIEC 60947-5-3
Compliance with the Directives (Y/N) Yes
Suitable for safety functions (Y/N)Yes
FunctionSensor for series wiring
Length of the sensor chain200
Mounting2 x M5, Cylinder head screw
Active principleRFID
CodingUniversal coding
Coding levels according to ISO 14119low
- Material of the housingsPlastic, glass-fibre reinforced thermoplastic, self-extinguishing
- Material of the active surfacePlastic, glass-fibre reinforced thermoplastic
Housing construction formBlock
Input for enabling pushbutton, suitable for automatic start (Y/N)No
Input for reset pushbutton, with edge monitoring (Y/N)No
Diagnostic output (Y/N)Yes
Reaction time≤ 100
Duration of risk≤ 200
Time to readiness≤ 2
Cascadable (Y/N)Yes
Recommended actuatorRST16-1, RST-U-2
Mechanical data
Design of electrical connectionScrew connection
mechanical installation conditionsnot flush
Actuating planesfront side, rear, Actuation from top
Active arealateral, front side, cover-side
Switch distance15
Ensured switch distance ON12
Ensured switch distance OFF30
hysteresis2 mm
Repeat accuracy R< 0,5 mm
noticeThe actuator mounting centric to the active sensor surface enables a max. height misalignment (X) of ± 27 mm in the vicinity. The axial misalignment (Y) amounts to max. ± 9 mm.
see drawing: Operating principle

Minimum distance between two safety sensors 250 mm
restistance to shock30 / 11
Resistance to vibration-
Latching (Y/N)No
Latching force-
Tightening torque for nuts2
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature
- Min. environmental temperature−25
- Max. environmental temperature+70
Storage and transport temperature
- Min. Storage and transport temperature−25
- Max. Storage and transport temperature+85
Protection classIP65, IP67 to IEC/EN 60529
Protection rating-
Air clearances and creepage distances To IEC/EN 60664-1
- Rated impulse withstand voltage0,8
- Overvoltage categoryIII
- Degree of pollution3
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
EMC ratingto IEC 60947-3
Interfering radiationto IEC 61000-6-4
Electrical data
Cross circuit/short circuit recognition possible (Y/N)Yes
Voltage typeDC
Switch frequency1
Rated insulation voltage32 VDC
Rated operating voltage (stabilised PELV)
- Min. Rated operating voltage20.4 VDC
- Max. Rated operating voltage26.4 VDC
Operating current2.1 A
No-load current0,1 A
Required rated short-circuit current100 A
noticeThe cable section of the interconnecting cable must be observed for both wiring variants! Cable length and cable section alter the voltage drop depending on the output current
Electrical data - Safety inputs
Safety inputsX1 and X2
Rated operating voltage24 −15 / +10
Electrical data - Safety outputs
Safety outputsY1 and Y2
Fuse ratingshort-circuit proof
Design of control outputp-type
Number of secure semi-conductor outputs2
Max. output current at secured output1 A
Rated operating voltage( − 1)
Residual current≤ 0,5
Operating current1 A
Minimum operating current0,5
- Ambient temperature -25°C ... +70°C≤ 0,25 A
- Ambient temperature -25°C ... +65°C≤ 0,5 A
- Ambient temperature -25°C ... +55°C≤ 1 A
Utilisation categoryDC-12: 24 V / 1 A
DC-13: 24 V / 1 A
Voltage drop< 1
Electrical data - Diagnostic output
Serial diagnostics (Y/N)Yes
Fuse ratingshort-circuit proof
Design of control outputp-type
Number of semi-conductor outputs with signaling function1
Rated operating voltage( − 2)
Operating current0,05 A
Voltage drop< 2
Utilisation categoryDC-12: 24 V / 0,05 A
DC-13: 24 V / 0,05 A
Wiring capacitance for serial diagnostics50
LED switching conditions display
LED switching conditions display (Y/N)Yes
Multi-coloured LEDgreen red
Number of LED´s2
- green LEDSupply voltage
- red LEDError
- yellow LEDswitching condition
Explosion protection categories for gasesNone
Explosion protected category for dustsNone
Dimensions of the sensor
- Width of sensor52
- Height of sensor30
- Length of sensor91
Included in delivery
Actuators must be ordered separately.

K.A. Schmersal GmbH & Co. KG, Möddinghofe 30, D-42279 Wuppertal
The data and values have been checked throroughly. Technical modifications and errors excepted.
Generiert am 21.09.2019 - 14:15:45h Kasbase 3.3.0.F.64I