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Need help selecting a Datalogic Safety Light Curtain?
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Safety light curtains use an array of photoelectric beams to sense intrusion into a plane of detection, offering protection where a process may require open and frequent access. Type 4 / Category 4 curtains achieve high fault tolerance through redundancy/monitoring.
Light curtains protect personnel from harm and machinery from damage by utilizing an array of photoelectric beams to sense intrusion into a
protected area and remove power from dangerous equipment. Safety light curtains are available for finger protection, hand protection and body
protection (access control). Type 4 / Category 4 curtains achieve high fault tolerance through redundancy/monitoring. Products are available
from Contrinex, ReeR and Datalogic, and include:
14mm resolution (space between beams) models for finger protection
30mm resolution models for hand protection
300 and 400mm resolution models for body protection/access control
Mirror and protective columns
Muting arms and sensors
Full line of accessories to help with installation and setup
For part listings and technical specifications, go to Shop Now
Mirrors allow a single pair of light curtains to protect multiple sides of an area and reduce the number of
sender/receiver pairs needed. Protective columns protect a light curtain from damage and misalignment due to
being hit by machinery or personnel.
Protective columns for body protection safety light curtains are available in up to 2020mm column height (Contrinex)
or 1330mm column height (ReeR)
Mirror columns for body protection safety light curtains are available in 3- and 4-mirror models or one continuous
Mounting bases available for all column models
Muting Arms and Muting Sensors
Muting allows for the temporary suspension of a safety light curtain's function during the cycle of a machine/process
when no hazard exists, or when objects are intentionally entering or leaving the area. For example, muting can disarm
the safety function when pallets on a palletizing machine are exiting the protected area. Pre-configured and pre-wired
muting arms and sensors are available to work with a wide selection of light curtains.
T-type muting arms: 2 or 4 crossed beams, 2 or 4 parallel beams, one- or two-way
L-type muting arms: 2 or 4 crossed beams, 2 or 4 parallel beams, one- or two-way
Coded muting sensors are available in sender/receiver pairs or separately
Safety Light Curtains Accessories
A full assortment of safety light curtain accessories is available to assist with installation, adjustment, configuration, and testing.
Cables for all connection requirements including signal, control, and power
Communication cables including M12 to RJ45 Ethernet cables and USB programming cables
Ethernet dongles easily add Ethernet connections to light curtains
Configuration software for GUI-based configurations (select models)
Test and installation tools for assistance with installation and alignment