Access Control Barriers, Accessories protect device body.

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Safety light curtains of Contrinex YCA 50-series are 24 Vdc, active optoelectronic devices available with 300 or 400 mm beam gap, configurable 1–15 m and 10–50 m operating distances, and 832–1,232 mm protective heights. Also available, 1,060–1,874 mm long, impact-resistant light curtain mirror columns of YXC-series deflect light curtains or access control barriers to provide multi-sided safeguarding of danger zones. Class 2 laser alignment tool with 50 m range is also available.

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More Access Control Barriers and Accessories Available from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect’s safety products offering now includes access control barriers and accessories for body protection. The Contrinex YCA 50-series safety light curtains are active optoelectronic protective devices designed for protection and safety when machine design and process are inadequate and open access might be required during operation.

The 24VDC YCA-50 series is available with either a 300 or 400 mm beam gap, as well as configurable operating distances of 1-15 and 10-50 meters; protective heights range from 832 mm to 1,232 mm. Fitted with an M12 quick-disconnect, the series features dual PNP outputs. Safety light curtains have Type 4 and Cat 4 PLe safety ratings and are IP65 and IP67 rated. YCA-50 series light curtain sender prices start at $350.00 and receiver prices start at $415.00; mounting brackets are included with each unit.

The YXC-series light curtain mirror columns are also available. Mirror columns deflect light curtains or access control barriers to provide multi-sided safeguarding of danger zones. Designed with a robust protective profile, they are impact resistant and built with a spring return in case of accidental contact. Starting at $640.00, available mirror lengths are 1,060mm to 1,874mm. Additionally, a class 2 laser alignment tool with a range up to 50 meters is available for $240.00.

Backed with a one-year warranty, Contrinex access control barriers and accessories are cULus, CE and RoHS compliant.

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About AutomationDirect:

In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their business model and focus on efficiency and the majority of their products are stocked for same-day shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information, contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit

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