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Ultra-slim Light Curtain Type 4 PLe SIL3 SF4C


Machine safeguarding without sacrificing productivity
Ultra-slim Light Curtain

Ultra-slim Light Curtain Type 4 PLe SIL3 SF4C
CE Marking TUV SUD cTUVus Certificate Korean S Mark

UL , CE , CSA , TUV , Korean S Mark Approved
CE : Machinery Directive, EMC Directive
UL, CSA : Certified by TÜV SÜD America Inc. (NRTL)
Korea's S-mark certification : SF4C-H□(-J05) only

OSHA/ANSI

Features

■For your safety
In using the light curtain, please establish a control system to satisfy the below items in order to ensure safety with a total system.

>>Precautions for use

Space Saving Light Curtain Finger Protection

■Tighter Beam Pitch
The SF4C-F light curtain has a 10 mm 0.394 in beam pitch which allows additional protection while reducing overall size.

■Simple Safety Distance Calculations
The response time of all finger protection light curtains in the SF4C-F series is 9 ms or less. Recalculation of the safety distance is unnecessary for each time light curtain length is changed.

With a slimness of 13mm 0.512 in, SF4C fits effieiently into small equipment

Slim size for efficient applications

Available work space is expanded from the previous model, and productivity is improved.

Slim size for efficient applications

Can be used in a variety of applications for simplified equipment [Large multi-purpose indicator]

The bright LED indicators located in the center of both sides of each light curtain can be illuminated green or red by using external inputs. There is no need for setting up a separate indicator, so that equipment is consolidated.

* The lighting conditions of SF4C series can be changed by using a handy-controller SFC-HC (optional). It is possible to actuate the lighting together with internal operation, regardless of connection of the large multi-purpose indicator input wires.

■Applications

Applications

Beam-axis alignment indicators help to reduce startup time

The beam channels of the light curtain are displayed in four blocks so that incident light position is shown at a glance. When the beam channel at the bottommost channel (or topmost channel), which is used as a reference for beam-axis alignments, is correctly aligned, the LED blinks red. After this, each block lights red as the beam axes successively become aligned. When all channel beam axes are aligned, all LEDs light green. The display also has a stability indicator (STB) added so that setup can be carried out with greater stability.

Beam-axis alignment indicators help to reduce startup time

A single model supports both PNP and NPN polarities reducing model numbers

PNP transistor output and NPN transistor output are combined in a single model. Overseas equipment that uses PNP, replacement with NPN sensors, factories that are positively grounded, and transfer of equipment overseas are all situations where the control circuits for a single model are suitable for use worldwide.

 single model supports both PNP and NPN polarities reducing model numbers

IP67 protection structure

An IP67 (IEC / JIS) rating is achieved with an ultra-slim size for protection from environmental factors.

Lightweight!

The SF4C series is made of resin that is approx. 45 % lighter than the conventional aluminum case type *. Its
lightweight body eases the burden on the mounting surface of the equipment and contributes to overall
reduced weight during equipment transportation or overseas shipment.
*Except the cable part

A fast response time for all models

SF4C-H□: 7 ms*, SF4C-F□: 9 ms*
The SF4C series reduces the safety distance as well as the calculation work required for the safety distance among models with different beam channels.
* When connecting safety sensors (light curtains, etc) to the safety input, the response time will be the total time of connected units.

Mutual interference is reduced without needing for interference prevention lines

The ELCA (Extraneous Light Check & Avoid) function automatically shifts the scan timing in order to avoid interference.

Material suitable for manufacturing a secondary battery

SF4C body is made of resin and the mounting bracket is made of Stainless Steel (SUS), so materials used are limited. Suitable for manufacturing secondary batteries or for food production equipment.

Reducing the number of malfunctions caused by extraneous light

Double scanning method and retry processing are effective in eliminating the effects of extraneous light.

Operation of the large multi-purpose indicators can be configured

Mode Operation of large multi-purpose indicators (factory setting: mode 0)
Large
multi-purpose
indicator 1
Large
multi-purpose
indicator 2
Control outputs
(OSSD 1 / OSSD 2)
Muting
function
Override
function
High or Low High or Low ON OFF Valid Valid
0 Lights up in red Lights up in green - - - -
1 Blinks in red Blinks in green - - - -
2 Lights up in red Blinks in green - - - -
3 Blinks in red Lights up in green - - - -
4 (Note 1) Lights up in red Blinks in red - - - -
5 (Note 1) Blinks in green Lights up in green - - - -
6 (Note 1) - - Lights up in green Lights up in red Blinks in green -
7 (Note 1) Lights up in red Blinks in red - - Lights up in green Blinks in green
Note: 1) Blinking takes precedence in case of same color brinks or light up.
Note: 2) During lockout, it is possible to blink in red.
Lockout blinking function When lockout occurs
Valid Blinks in red
Invalid -

Auxiliary output has selectable output configuration

Mode No. Description
0 Negative logic of the control outputs (OSSD 1, OSSD 2) (factory setting)
1 Positive logic of the control outputs (OSSD 1, OSSD 2)
2 For test input enabled: output OFF, For Disabled: output ON
3 For test input enabled: output ON, For Disabled: output OFF
4 For unstable incident beam: OFF (Note 1)
5 For unstable incident beam: ON (Note 1)
6 For muting: ON
7 For muting: OFF
8 For beam received: ON, For beam interrupted: OFF (Note 2)
9 For beam received: OFF, For beam interrupted: ON (Note 2)
A For safety input enabled: ON, Disabled: OFF
B For safety input enabled: OFF, Disabled: ON
C For lockout: OFF
D For lockout: ON
Note: 1) The output cannot be used while the fix blanking function, floating blanking function or the muting function is activated.
Note: 2) This device outputs the beam received / interrupted state under activating the auxiliary output switching function using the handy-controller irrespective of activating other functions, fixed blanking function, floating blanking function, and muting function.

Fixed blanking function which allows selective beam channels to be activated improves productivity

The SF4C series is equipped with a fixed blanking function which allows specific beam channels to be selectively interrupted without causing the control output (OSSD) to output the OFF signal. This function is convenient for use with applications in which certain fixed obstacles tend to interrupt specific beam channels.
Furthermore, this function provides greater safety as the control output (OSSD) will automatically output the OFF signal if the fixed obstacles are subsequently removed
from the specific beam channels.

Fixed blanking function which allows selective beam channels to be activated improves productivity

Floating blanking function which allows non-specified beam channels to be deactivated improves productivity

1, 2 or 3 non-specified beam channels can be deactivated. If the number of beam channels that are interrupted is less than or equal to the set number of beam channels, then the control output (OSSD) will not output the OFF signal. This function is useful in the event when the positions of obstacles within the sensing area must be changed during object rearrangement, or when an object passes through the light curtain’s sensing area.

Floating blanking function which allows non-specified beam channels to be deactivated improves productivity

Note: When the floating blanking function is used, the size of the min. sensing object is changed.

A variety of other functions can be selected

 

Setting monitoring function

This function allows the user to confirm the details of each light curtain setting. (Note)

Protection function

Unless the password is not input, any setting change of the light curtain cannot be allowed. The factory setting is set to invalid for the protecting function.

Copy function

Allows settings details to be copied into other light curtains. In the event that the same setting must be input into several different light curtains, this function will reduce the time required for the input of settings. (Note)

Muting lamp diagnosis setting

When the muting lamp diagnosis is disabled, the muting function will continue to operate even if the lamp is blown.

 

Note: This setting is possible for SF4C series Ver.2.0 or later.

 

Safety, productivity, and cost reduction [Muting control function]

The light curtain has a built-in muting control function that causes the line to stop only when a person passes through the light curtain, and does not stop the line when an object passes through. The muting sensors and muting lamps can be connected directly to the light curtain.
Furthermore, the large multi-purpose indicators can be used as muting lamps, which contribute to less wiring troubles, improvement of safety and productivity, and cost reduction.

Safety, productivity, and cost reduction [Muting control function]
* If a failure diagnosis of muting lamp is needed as by the result of risk assessment, use the handy-controller SFC-HC to change the setting, and connect the muting lamp output wire (red) of this light curtain to an incandescent lamp separately.

Selective muting area [Separate muting control function for each beam channel]

The handy-controller SFC-HC can be used to carry out muting control for specified beam channels only.
Because individual beam channel can be specified to suit the object, separate guards to prevent entry do not need to
be set up.

Selective muting area [Separate muting control function for each beam channel]
For example, depending on the height of the object, the muting function can be activated for 10 beam channels starting from the bottom most, so that if the 11th or subsequent beam channels are interrupted, it is judged that a person has entered the area and the line stops.

Safety measures when objects exit [Exit muting control function]

Muting at the exit of a machine is now possible using the handy-controller SFC-HC. Just set a Max. four sec. delay timer on the muting sensors located at the exit. This is efficient for places with no installation space for muting sensors and also reduces cost and wiring.

Safety measures when objects exit [Exit muting control function]
By installing muting sensors only within the dangerous zone and setting up a delay timer on the sensor, muting control is made possible even on the exit side where muting sensors cannot be installed.

Safety circuit is constructed without the need for a safety relay unit [External device monitoring function]

The light curtain has a built-in external device monitoring function (such as deposited relay monitoring) and an interlock function. This allows a safety circuit to be constructed so that a separate safety relay unit is not needed, and the control box has become smaller to help to achieve to lower costs.

Safety circuit is constructed without the need for a safety relay unit [External device monitoring function]
The light curtain can directly connect to external devices (safety relay, etc) without an exclusive control unit. This allows for simplified equipment, cost reduction, and error prevention.

Industry first*! Wire-saving when connecting to safety devices [Safety input function]

Contact outputs such as an emergency stop switches or a safety door switches can be connected to the light curtain.
Also, by using the handy-controller SFC-HC up to three sets of light curtains can be cascade connected for a consolidated safety output.

* Based on research conducted by our company as of March 2009

 

Direct connection of safety devices

 

Direct connection of safety devices
A safety relay unit is needed for connecting safety devices other than light curtain.
Direct connection of safety devices
Direct connection of various safety devices is possible for a simplified safety circuit.

 

By using the handy-controller SFC-HC up to three sets of light curtains can be cascade connected for a consolidated safety output. (Note)

 

Three sets of light curtains require three sets of safety relays.
Individual monitoring on light curtains is possible while the outputs of three sets of light curtains and other safety devices are consolidated in one unit.

Note: This setting is possible with the use of handy-controller SFC-HC for SF4C series Ver.2.1 or later.

Title 2D CAD DATA 3D CAD DATA

MS-SFC-1 [Standard mounting bracket]

SF4B-TR25/SF4C-TR25 [Test rod]

SF4C-F15/SF4C-F15-J05

SF4C-F23/SF4C-F23-J05

SF4C-F31/SF4C-F31-J05

SF4C-F39/SF4C-F39-J05

Order guide

Product configuration

Product configuration

[1]. [2]. Light curtains

Finger protection type
Min. sensing object φ14 mm φ0.551 in(10 mm 0.394 in beam pitch)

Appearance Operating range
(Note 1)
Model No. (Note 2) Number of
beam
channels
Protective height
(mm in)
[1]Pigtailed type [2]Cable type
0.1 to 3 m
0.328 to 9.843 ft
SF4C-F15-J05 SF4C-F15 15 160 mm 6.299 in
SF4C-F23-J05 SF4C-F23 23 240 mm 9.449 in
SF4C-F31-J05 SF4C-F31 31 320 mm 12.598 in
SF4C-F39-J05 SF4C-F39 39 400 mm 15.748 in
SF4C-F47-J05 SF4C-F47 47 480 mm 18.898 in
SF4C-F55-J05 SF4C-F55 55 560 mm 22.047 in
SF4C-F63-J05 SF4C-F63 63 640 mm 25.197 in

Hand protection type
Min. sensing object φ25 mm φ0.984 in(20 mm 0.787 in beam pitch)

Appearance Operating range
(Note 1)
Model No. (Note 2) Number of
beam
channels
Protective height
(mm in)
[1]Pigtailed type [2]Cable type
0.1 to 3 m
0.328 to 9.843 ft
SF4C-H8-J05 SF4C-H8 8 160 mm 6.299 in
SF4C-H12-J05 SF4C-H12 12 240 mm 9.449 in
SF4C-H16-J05 SF4C-H16 16 320 mm 12.598 in
SF4C-H20-J05 SF4C-H20 20 400 mm 15.748 in
SF4C-H24-J05 SF4C-H24 24 480 mm 18.898 in
SF4C-H28-J05 SF4C-H28 28 560 mm 22.047 in
SF4C-H32-J05 SF4C-H32 32 640 mm 25.197 in
Note: 1) The operating range is the possible setting distance between the emitter and the receiver.
Note: 2) The model No. with suffix "E" shown on the label affixed to the product is the emitter, "D" shown on the label is the receiver.

[3]. Mating cables (With connector on one end)

Appearance Model No. Description
SFB-CC3-MU Length: 3 m 9.843 ft
Net weight: 430 g approx. (2 cables)
Cable with connector on one end for pigtailed type
Two cables per set for emitter and receiver
Cable color: Gray (for emitter),
Gray with black line (for receiver)
Connector color: Gray (for emitter), Black (for receiver)
The min. bending radius: R6 mmR0.236 in
SFB-CC7-MU Length: 7 m 22.966 ft
Net weight: 1,000 g approx. (2 cables)
SFB-CC10-MU Length: 10 m 32.808 ft
Net weight: 1,300 g approx. (2 cables)

[4]. Mating cables (With connectors on both ends)

Type Appearance Model No. Description
For
emitter
SFB-CCJ3E-MU Length: 3 m 9.843 ft
Net weight: 190 g approx. (1 cables)
Cable with connectors on both ends for pigtailed type
Cable color: Gray (for emitter), Gray with black line (for receiver)
Connector color: Gray (for emitter), Black (for receiver)
The min. bending radius: R6 mmR0.236 in
SFB-CCJ10E-MU Length: 10 m 32.808 ft
Net weight: 660 g approx. (1 cables)
For
receiver
SFB-CCJ3D-MU Length: 3 m 9.843 ft
Net weight: 210 g approx. (1 cables)
SFB-CCJ10D-MU Length: 10 m 32.808 ft
Net weight: 680 g approx. (1 cables)

Spare parts (Accessories for light curtain)

Designation Model No. Description
Standard
mounting
bracket
MS-SFC-1 Allows the light curtain to be mounted at the rear with one M5 hexagon-socket-head bolt.
Mounting direction of the bracket can be selected between vertical or horizontal (no dead zone).
(4 pcs. per set for emitter and receiver)
Test rod φ14 SF4C-TR14 Min. sensing object for regular checking
(φ14 mm φ0.551 in)
Test rod φ25 SF4C-TR25 Min. sensing object for regular checking
(φ25 mm φ0.984 in)

Standard mounting bracket

MS-SFC-1

MS-SFC-1

<Mountable in three directions>

MS-SFC-1
Title 2D CAD DATA 3D CAD DATA

MS-SFC-1 [Standard mounting bracket]

SF4B-TR25/SF4C-TR25 [Test rod]

SF4C-F15/SF4C-F15-J05

SF4C-F23/SF4C-F23-J05

SF4C-F31/SF4C-F31-J05

SF4C-F39/SF4C-F39-J05



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