DIN Controller operates safety light curtain.

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LCM-3 allows up to 8 channel-select patterns to be selected and stored using 8-position binary switch, making it suitable for applications where variety of materials are inserted through protected field of light curtain, such as press operations and post-extrusion processing. Pattern function can be controlled with PLC. Controller has 2 PNP solid-state safety outputs, 2 auxiliary outputs, and 2-digit numeric display for fault diagnostics.



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New DIN Controller Offers Enhanced Safety Light Curtain Operation


FREMONT, CA - Scientific Technologies, Inc. introduces the LCM-3 Safety Light Curtain Controller. The LCM-3 features a multi-programmable channel select function. This allows up to eight different channel select patterns to be selected and stored using an eight position binary switch. This function can be controlled with a PLC.

The LCM-3 is ideal for applications where a variety of materials are inserted through the protected field of the light curtain, such as press operations and post-extrusion processing. Features include two PNP solid state safety outputs; two auxiliary outputs; MPCE monitoring for control reliability; a two-digit numeric display for fault diagnostics; exact and programmable Channel Select; and one and two channel Floating Blanking. The LCM-3 also offers Automatic Start, Start/Restart Interlock, and Start Interlock selectable modes.

With headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley, STI was founded nearly 30 years ago and employs more than 350 people. STI has been selected twice by Forbes and three times by Business Week as one of the "world's best small companies." STI's safety products are used to protect workers around machinery, automated equipment and industrial robots. Their products serve a wide variety of applications and markets, including semiconductor, automotive, electronics manufacturing, packaging and consumer markets.

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