Safety light barrier for body protection

Wide operating range for large access points

Overview of safety light barriers for body protection

Safeguard your body protection applications economically and efficiently with Pilz safety light barriers. Wide operating ranges of up to 55 m make them ideal for demarcating the outer area, for example. Whether you want single or multi-beam light barriers – in the PSENopt and PSENopt II series you'll find a selection of Type 2, 3 and 4 safety light barriers.

Your benefits with a Pilz safety light barrier

  • Wide operating ranges of up to 55 m
  • Wide range of application options with multi-beam and single-beam safety light barriers
  • Compliant and certified in accordance with EN IEC 61508 and EN IEC 61496-1/-2 (Type 3)
  • For use in applications up to PL d / SIL CL 2
  • Economical solution in conjunction with our safe control technology  
Detailed view of safety light barrier PSENopt II

Your choice of safety light barriers for body protection

Single-beam safety light barriers PSENopt

PSENopt single-beam safety light barrier

  • Used to safeguard access, danger points or danger zones
  • The safety light barriers meet EN IEC 61496-1/2 up to PL e in conjunction with appropriate evaluation devices such as PNOZmulti for example.
  • Single-beam light barrier suitable for space-critical applications
  • Connection: M12 connector, 4-pin
Multi-beam safety light barriers PSENopt

PSENopt - Multi-beam safety light barrier

Multi-beam safety light barriers in the PSENopt series are available as Type 2 and Type 4 versions for body protection.

  • For use in applications up to PL c of EN ISO 13849-1
  • Integrated muting, blanking, cascading functions
  • Expandable with the appropriate accessories, in the form of muting arms and muting sensors
  • Dimensions: 35 x 41.2 mm
  • Connection: Receiver 1 x connector, M12, 8-pin / Transmitter 1 x connector, M12, 4-pin
  • Fast, simple assembly, installation and commissioning
Safety light barrier PSENopt II

PSENopt II - The robust safety light barrier

Our PSENopt II series offers Type 3 and Type 4 safety light barriers for body protection. The Type 3 safety light barriers are specifically designed for applications up to PL d. And they've gained the UL certificate as the world's first Type 3 safety light barrier! 

  • Highly robust, for protection against shock, collision and vibration
  • For use in applications up to PL d (Type 3) and PL e (Type 4) in accordance with EN ISO 13849-1
  • Connection: Receiver and transmitter each have 1 x pigtail M12, 5-pin
  • Dimensions: 35 x 40 mm
  • Several safety light barriers can be installed in close proximity thanks to coding
  • Simple wiring and assembly
  • Expandable with the appropriate accessories, in the form of muting arms and muting sensors

A wide selection of accessories is available for both product groups PSENopt and PSENopt II – from deviating mirrors and post protectors through to muting arms. You'll find the appropriate cables, connectors and adapters under Connection technology. Why not take a look!

Economical safeguarding of large-scale areas

Safety light barriers for body protection are used predominantly in applications where a large area needs safeguarding. They enable operating ranges of up to 55 m. In combination with mirrors, it is also possible to safeguard multiple sides with just one light barrier. Combined with the right safety controller, you have optimum protection for your employees and your plant.

Safeguarding of open danger zones and intervention points

Access guarding on robot cell with safety light barrier PSENopt II

Barrier-free access guarding on robot cells with light barrier PSENopt II

  • Monitors entry into the danger zone
  • Robot is shut down as soon as a person passes through the safety light barrier
  • Robot is restarted by resetting the controller
Area demarcation over multiple sides with safety light barrier PSENopt

Outer area demarcation over multiple sides with safety light barrier PSENopt and two integrated mirror columns

  • Monitoring of up to three access sides with just one light barrier pair and two mirror columns
  • Reduced wiring work, space requirement and costs
  • Deflecting the infrared beams via mirrors expands the protected field
  • Also ideal for larger production plants, such as gantry milling machines for metalworking and woodworking

Calculate the right safety distance!

Preview of Pilz Safety Distance Calculator

Do you need support calculating the right safety distance between safety light barriers and the danger point? With our Pilz Safety Distance Calculator you can easily calculate the required distance based on EN ISO 13855.


Start the Pilz Safety Distance Calculator now!

Muting - Increased productivity when transporting material in and out

In your process, is material regularly transferred in and out while production is running? With muting this is possible - without any breaks in production. Pilz offers a variety of options for integration. With the safety light barriers in the PSENopt series, with integrated muting function, or with the safety light barriers PSENopt II, where the muting function can be integrated into the safe small controller PNOZmulti 2. The example below illustrates an L-muting application for safe material outfeed.

Safeguarding of conveyors in parcel centres using the safety light barrier PSENopt with integrated muting.

  • X, T and L-muting are possible
  • Pre-assembled sets for T and L-muting
  • Safety controller only monitors the outputs on the safety light barrier, not the muting function

Safeguarding of conveyors in parcel centres using the safety light barrier PSENopt II with muting arms and the safe small controllers PNOZmulti 2.

  • PNOZmulti with muting block enables X, T and L-muting
  • Pre-assembled sets for X, T and L-muting
  • Muting arms are robust and easy to integrate

We also offer a wide selection of light curtains for hand and finger protection:

Our product range: single and multi-beam safety light barriers

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