23 January 2013
New safety light curtains from ifm electronic feature a range up to 20m, making them suitable for use with longer machines where access could be possible along the whole length. The longer range additions to the OY ra
The longer range additions to the OY range of light curtains meet Type 4 to IEC 61496, SIL3 to IEC 61508 and PLe to ISO 13849 and complement devices launched earlier this year in slimline housing measuring just 28 x 30mm.
The long-range lightguards can be supplied with resolutions of 20, 30, 40, 50 or 90mm and protected area heights ranging from 160mm up to 1510mm, in 150mm increments.
OY series light curtains and grids are available as Type 2 or Type 4 to IEC 61496 in heights from 160 to 1510mm, covering distances up to 20m with resolutions from 14 to 90mm.