ZK2000-7172-0xxx | Sensor cable, PUR, 4 x 0.34 mm², drag chain suitable

M12, plug, straight, male, 5-pin, A‑coded – M12, socket, straight, female, 5-pin, A‑coded


Electrical data Head A Head B
Rated voltage 60 V (according to IEC 61076-2-101) 60 V (according to IEC 61076-2-101)
Rated current 4 A at 40 °C (according to IEC 61076-2-101) 4 A at 40 °C (according to IEC 61076-2-101)
Shielding no yes
Contact resistance < 10 mΩ -
Insulation resistance ≥ 100 MΩ (according to IEC 60512) ≥ 100 MΩ (according to IEC 60512)
Mechanical data    
Installation size M12 M12
Connector type plug socket
Configuration straight straight
Contact type male female
Number of positions (face) 5-pin 5-pin
Coding A‑coded A‑coded
Recommended torque, nut 0.6 Nm 0.6 Nm
Recommended torque, screw termination - 0.3 Nm
Mating cycles ≥ 100 (according to IEC 60512-9a) ≥ 100 (according to IEC 60512-9a)
Way of locking screw screw
Weight per piece 0.023 kg (0.0507 lb) -
Body colour black black
Body material PA6 GF, UL 94 HB TPU, self-extinguishing
Coupling nut material GD-Zn, Ni CuZn, Ni
Seal elastomers FPM
O-ring FKM/NBR -
Contact carrier colour black red
Contact carrier material PA 6, UL 94 V-0 TPU GF, UL 94
Contact material CuZn, Ni b/Au 0.2 gal. CuZn
Contact plating Au Ni, Au gal.
Environmental data    
Special features - halogen-free, flame-resistant as per IEC 60332-1-2, oil-resistant as per DIN EN 60811-2-1
RoHS compliant yes yes
Ambient temperature, operation -30...+85 °C, -22...+185 °F -30...+80 °C, -22...+176 °F
Protection class IP 67 in screwed condition (according to IEC 60529) IP 67 in screwed condition (according to IEC 60529)
Pollution level 3/2 (according to IEC 60664-1) 3/2 (according to IEC 60664-1)


Electrical data  
Rated voltage ≤ 300 V
Insulation resistance 10 MΩ * km
Wire resistance (signal/24V) ≤ 58.0 Ω/km (20 °C)
Test voltage ≥ 3000 V
Mechanical data  
Conductor construction (signal/24V) 42 x 0.10 mm
Cross section (signal) 4 x 0.34 mm² and shield on pin 5
Min. bending radius, moved 10 x outer cable diameter
Min. bending radius, fixed installation 5 x outer cable diameter
Weight 45 kg/km (30.2 lb/1000 ft)
Outer cable diameter 5.4 mm ± 0.2 mm (0.213" ±0.0079")
Optical covering factor of shielding ≥ 85%
Max. acceleration 5 m/s²
Max. speed 1.6 m/s
Max. travel distance 5 m (horizontal with 5 m/s²),
2 m (vertical with 5 m/s²)
Max. number of cycles 2 million
Jacket colour black
Material jacket PUR (polyurethane)
Wire colour code brown, white, blue, black
Wire insulation material PP (polypropylene)
Printing colour white
Environmental data  
Operation temperature range, moved -30…+80 °C, -22…+176 °F
Flame-retardant 758/1581
Halogen-free DIN VDE 0472 part 815
Contact assembly  
A1 49.00 mm
A2 20.00 mm
B1 44.00 mm
B2 20.00 mm


- Depending on the cable length (L), the following length tolerances apply:

  0 m…<0.2 m: ± 10 mm | 0.2…4.0 m: + 40 mm | ≥ 4.0 m: + 1 %

- Illustrations similar

- Further cable length on request. The last three digits of the ordering information is the cable length in decimeters, e.g.ZKxxxx-xxxx-x020 = cable length 2.00 m

Ordering information Length
ZK2000-7172-0002 0.20 m
ZK2000-7172-0005 0.50 m
ZK2000-7172-0006 0.60 m
ZK2000-7172-0011 1.10 m
ZK2000-7172-0025 2.50 m
ZK2000-7172-0050 5.00 m
ZK2000-7172-0060 6.00 m
ZK2000-7172-0100 10.00 m
ZK2000-7172-0150 15.00 m
ZK2000-7172-0200 20.00 m

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