Both sensors feature the shortest length photoelectric sensors in a M18
cylindrical housing on the market, according to the company. The
MHTB15 features a plastic housing, making it appropriate for standard
automation applications, especially where space is a concern. The
sensor’s housing length measures 36.8 mm for the M12 connector version
and 35.8 mm for the cable version. The MHTB15V, with its stainless
steel housing, is designed for heavy wash down applications, and
comes with a 52.9 mm long housing with M12 connector.