Light Curtains

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Curtains and Light Grids work for all applications.

September 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. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtain suits space-constrained applications.

September 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. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtains have no dead zones.

May 2, 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. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtains protect fingers, hands, and body.

April 9, 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. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtains and Grids perform multiple functions.

September 6, 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. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtain is sealed to IP65 and IP67 ratings.

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. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtains provide finger protection.

April 2, 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. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtains deliver hand protection.

February 9, 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. Read More