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Optics & Photonics -> Optical Measuring Devices, Sensors & Tools -> Light Curtains


Light Curtains




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Light Curtains and Light Grids work for all applications.

Light Curtains and Light Grids work for all applications.

ABB Ltd.    Zurich CH-8050  Switzerland
Sep 23, 2013 Consisting of transmitter and receiver, Focus II Light Curtains and Light Grids protect personnel from potentially hazardous machinery, robots, or automated systems by creating protection field with infrared beams, which, if interrupted, trigger safety mechanism that immediately stops machinery. Light curtains are used for inner area closer to machinery, with multiple beams placed 14–30 mm apart, while light grids protect areas further away from machinery using 2–4 beams placed 200–500 mm apart.

Safety Light Curtain suits space-constrained applications.

Safety Light Curtain suits space-constrained applications.

Keyence Corp.    Itasca, IL 60143
Sep 17, 2013 Available in front and side view models, GL-S deliver Type 4 level protection and features 3 color operational status indicators that can be seen from any angle. Built-in muting function, external device monitoring, and interlock function eliminate need for external devices, while Edge-to-Edge Protection eliminates need for additional guarding. Built-in mounting brackets reduce installation time, and selectable wiring options facilitate integration.

Safety Light Curtains have no dead zones.

IDEC Corp.    Sunnyvale, CA 94089-2209
May 02, 2013 With IDEC SE4D Safety Light Curtains, detection can be performed along entire area with no dead zones. Up to 3 sets of curtains can be connected in series to safeguard L- or U-shape pattern without need for overlapping. Featuring response speed of 14 ms, each IP67-rated light curtain is available with both PNP and NPN transistor output. Units include external device monitoring, blanking functions, and muting function, which causes line to stop only when person passes through curtain.

Safety Light Curtains protect fingers, hands, and body.

Safety Light Curtains protect fingers, hands, and body.

ifm efector, Inc.    Exton, PA 19341
Apr 09, 2013 Featuring slim 28 x 30 mm housing, Type 4 Light Curtains offer protective heights of 160–1,510 mm in 150 mm increments. Units provide multi-beam barrier of 950 nm IR light in front of hazardous area. If any beams are blocked by object, such as finger or hand, light curtain sends signal to machine to place it in safe state. Installed without software or control boxes, 24 Vdc units are IP65/IP67 rated and meet maximum safety level requirements according to IEC61496; SIL 3, SILcl 3, and PL e.

Safety Light Curtains and Grids perform multiple functions.

Safety Light Curtains and Grids perform multiple functions.

Schmersal, Inc.    Tarrytown, NY 10591
Sep 06, 2012 Operated without use of external programming devices or software, SLC/SLG440 Series offers fully integrated functions such as programmable blanking, integrated contactor monitoring, start/restart interlock, beam coding, and double acknowledgement reset. Programming of features is made user friendly via button/enabling switch. Measuring 28 x 33 mm with 4-sided structure, units have 7-segment display that can be used to help with alignment, error diagnostics, or operational mode status.

Safety Light Curtain is sealed to IP65 and IP67 ratings.

Safety Light Curtain is sealed to IP65 and IP67 ratings.

Keyence Corp.    Itasca, IL 60143
May 25, 2012 Featuring 3 mm thick extruded aluminum body with 9 mm wide recessed lens surface, GL-R Series is completely guarded from impact damage. One-line wiring system allows transmitter to be connected in series directly to receiver for power and synchronization purposes. Locking into back channel of housing via 2 screws, pre-assembled, quick fit brackets facilitate installation. Smart features include edge-to-edge detection, built-in muting and blanking, and monitoring software.

Safety Light Curtains provide finger protection.

Safety Light Curtains provide finger protection.

Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc.    Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Apr 02, 2012 SG4-Finger safety light curtains feature maximum operating distance of 6 m, controlled heights ranging from 150-1,800 mm, and 14 mm resolution. Along with selectable EDM and manual/automatic restart, devices feature compact 32 x 37 mm profile and are designed for simple installation with rotating fixing brackets. Configuration requires no external control units or supplementary cables.

Safety Light Curtains deliver hand protection.

Safety Light Curtains deliver hand protection.

Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc.    Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Feb 09, 2012 Featuring compact 32 x 37 mm profile, selectable EDM, and manual/automatic restart, SG4-Hand series is comprised of Type 4 hand safety light curtains that offer max operating distance of 19 m, controlled heights from 150-1,800 mm, and 30 mm resolution. Design facilitates installation with rotating fixing brackets, and configuration accomplished without external control units or supplementary cables.

Safety Light Curtains feature Category 4 safety rating.

Safety Light Curtains feature Category 4 safety rating.

Faztek, LLC    Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Aug 02, 2011 Offering protection heights from 12-50 in., Safety Light Curtains feature 2-component system that does not require separate control box, allowing transmitter and receiver to be wired directly into safety relay inside control cabinet or PLC. Units provide detection range up to 30 ft, 15 mm beam spacing, and LED indication of light intensity to facilitate alignment. Applications include stamping presses, conveyors, welding booths, robot cells, and assembly machines.

Safety Light Curtains enable secure operation of industrial doors.

Safety Light Curtains enable secure operation of industrial doors.

Carlo GAVAZZI Automation Components    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
May 25, 2010 Using sequential blanking algorithm, BFD Series can distinguish between door closing and object or person in door opening. When door area is clear, closing door will block beams in pre-determined sequence, and will not trigger alarm signal. If person or object breaks beam, alarm output is immediately sent, which can stop or reverse door, or prevent it from closing. Designed for door openings up to 12 m wide, BFD Series comes in 6.5 and 8.2 ft heights with NO or NC selectable outputs.

Multi-Segment Safety Light Curtain replaces multiple units.

Multi-Segment Safety Light Curtain replaces multiple units.

Tapeswitch Corp.    Farmingdale, NY 11735
Apr 14, 2010 Designed to replace master/slave or cascaded units with single integrated unit, Slant-Guard Light Curtain can have 2 or more segments, each at different angle, up to max length of 6 ft. Unit operates up to 98 ft with 1 3/16 in. resolution. Housed in IP65 rated enclosure, light curtain provides response time of less than 18 msec and is suitable for machine guarding, hazardous area protection, access monitoring and control, and diagonal zones of protection.

Light Curtain prevents elevator doors from closing when obstructed.

Light Curtain prevents elevator doors from closing when obstructed.

Carlo Gavazzi, Inc.    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Jan 20, 2010 Featuring dual voltage input and 6 output configurations, UL approved and CE marked BFL Series detects people and objects in door opening of elevators. It is offered in 2 beam configurations: 104 beams for standard applications, and 194 beams for those that require detection of small objects throughout height of door. With 100,000 lux light immunity, product is suited for use in bright and outdoor installations.

Light Curtains replace safety edges and photo eyes.

Light Curtains replace safety edges and photo eyes.

Carlo GAVAZZI Automation Components    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Jan 06, 2010 Mounted on industrial door rail tracks, BFD40E Series protects entire door height up to 2.5 m and is designed to distinguish between closing door and other obstacles or people standing in operation area. Units feature 40 LEDs, light immunity greater than 100,000 lux, automatic signal level adjustment, and sequential blanking algorithm. Operating from -20 to 55°C, IP65-rated light curtains come with insulated housing and integrated controller.

Safety Light Curtains provide max sensing range of 26 ft.

Safety Light Curtains provide max sensing range of 26 ft.

Pepperl + Fuchs, Inc.    Twinsburg, OH 44087 2245
Oct 16, 2009 Measuring 20 x 30 mm, SLCS and SLCT Series are available in IEC 61496-compliant Type 4 or Type 2 versions, respectively. Units feature M12 micro connector cordsets, integrated control electronics, and solid state OSSDs for self-contained 2-box system. Operating from -22 to +140°F, curtains are available with beam spacings of 14, 30, and 60/90 mm for finger, hand, and body detection, respectively. Quick-release clamp bracket facilitates installation, removal, or replacement without tools.

Safety Light Curtains/Grids can safeguard large areas.

Safety Light Curtains/Grids can safeguard large areas.

ifm efector, Inc.    Exton, PA 19341
Sep 03, 2009 Available in heights from 160-1,510 mm in intervals of 150 mm, Safety Light Curtains offer 30, 40, 50, and 90 mm resolution options, and can be mounted vertically or horizontally along floor to detect foot traffic. Light Grids are available in pairs in 2, 3, and 4-beam versions. Both include emitter/receiver pair that create multi-beam barrier of IR light, protecting operator from hazards associated with mechanical and hydraulic power presses, molding presses, and automated assembly machines.

Safety Light Curtains extend application versatility.

Safety Light Curtains extend application versatility.

Rockwell Automation    Milwaukee, WI 53204
Jun 17, 2009 Equipped with integrated laser alignment system, GuardShield Safe 4 transmitter and receiver pair is available in 14 and 30 mm resolutions with protective heights from 120-1,920 mm. Also offered in 14 and 30 mm resolutions, GuardShield Cascadeable Micro 400 consists of Type 4, 3-box curtain for small assembly machines. With operating range of 30 m, GuardShield Safe 4 PAC is available as 2-segment pair with 600 mm protected height or 3-segment pair with 840 mm protected height.

Rugged Safety Light Curtain is expandable.

Rugged Safety Light Curtain is expandable.

Wintriss Controls    Acton, MA 01720
Apr 21, 2009 Shadow® 8 can guard multiple sides of machine with only one pair of cables connected to clutch/brake control or to optional Shadow 8 Control. Main heads can be used as standalone light curtain, or users can connect 1-3 pairs of extension heads in series with main unit. Programmable fixed blanking window allows fixtures like conveyors or worktables to remain in sensing field without triggering machine stop. Light curtain is OSHA 1910.217, ANSI B11.1, ANSI B11.19, CSA Z142, and CSA Z432 compliant.

Light Curtains target elevator and automatic door industry.

Light Curtains target elevator and automatic door industry.

Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc.    Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Feb 23, 2009 Featuring 94 cross beams, and optical synchronism, ASI light curtains operate without needing any external control box. They have switching distance of over 12 ft, are powered by 12-24 Vdc, and come with both supply and output indicators. Available with integrated solid state and relay outputs, units are protected from short circuit, polarity reversal, and offer sensitivity adjustment.

Safety Light Curtain conforms to IP65 and IP67 standards.

Safety Light Curtain conforms to IP65 and IP67 standards.

Keyence Corp.    Itasca, IL 60143
Sep 30, 2008 Featuring edge-to-edge mounting and side-exit cabling, SL-V Safety Light Curtain incorporates green indicator lights for when beam axes are aligned and red lights to indicate curtain blockage. Up to 3 curtains, or 240 beams maximum, can be connected in series and curtain lengths are available up to 94.09 in. Built-in external device monitoring function as well as muting and interlock functions are included. Recessed lens cover and aluminum-framed brackets offer further protection.

Safety Light Curtain suits conveyor/various process systems.

Rockwell Automation    Milwaukee, WI 53204
Sep 19, 2008 Allen-Bradley Guardmaster GuardShield PAC Type 4 Safety Light Curtain features muting function that lets objects or materials, but not personnel, pass through sensing field without stopping machine process. With beam coding, external device monitoring, and start/restart interlock modes, presence-sensing device has multiple beams with heights up to 810 mm and 310 msec response across 0.3-16 m scanning range. It operates from 24 V and can be used standalone or with external muting device.




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