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Cost-effective safeguarding with Safetinex Type 2

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Cost-effective safeguarding with Safetinex Type 2

During semi-automated heat staking of assemblies for domestic white goods, manufacturers use light curtains to preserve operator safety without compromising production throughput.  The active optoelectronic protective device (AOPD), mounted directly in front of each bench-mounted heat-press, prevents the press-head from descending if it detects any intrusion in the working area, halting the operating cycle immediately.

Customer value

  • Cost-effective, active safeguarding
  • Improved workplace ergonomics
  • Increased productivity arising from unimpeded loading and unloading
  • Industry-standard interface requires minimal modification to control systems

Advantages of Type 2 light curtain YBB-30S/R2-0800-G012

  • Permanent autocontrol not usually fond on type 2 safety devices
  • IP65 and IP67 protection
  • Non-contact operating principles
  • Excellent safety rating to EN/ISO 13849-1 Cat.2 PL c and IEC 61508 SIL 1
  • AOPD (active optoelectronic protection device) with aluminium housing and M12 cable connector

For more information on this, or any other Contrinex product, please contact us on 01582 697711 or sales@access-electrical.co.uk

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