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 curtains – in the PSENopt and PSENopt II series you'll find a selection of Type 2, 3 and 4 safety light curtains.

Your benefits with a Pilz safety light curtain

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

Your choice of safety light barriers for body protection

Single-beam safety light curtains PSENopt

PSENopt single-beam safety light curtain

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

PSENopt - multi-beam safety light curtain

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

  • Can be used in applications up to PL c in accordance with EN ISO 13849-1
  • Integrated muting, blanking and 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 and simple assembly, installation and commissioning
Safety light curtain PSENopt II

PSENopt II - the robust safety light curtain

Our PSENopt II series offers Type 3 and Type 4 safety light barriers for body protection. The Type 3 safety light curtains 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 curtain! 

  • Highly robust, for protection against shock, collision and vibration
  • Can be used 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 curtains 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 curtain. Combined with the right safety controller, you have optimum protection for your staff and your plant.

Safeguarding danger zones and intervention points

Access guarding on robot cell with safety light curtain PSENopt II

Barrier-free access guarding on robot cells with the safety light curtain PSENopt II

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

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

  • Up to three access sides are monitored with only one pair of light curtains and two mirror columns
  • Wiring, space requirement and costs are reduced
  • 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

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 curtains in the PSENopt series, with integrated muting function, or with the safety light curtains 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 curtain 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 curtain, not the muting function

Safeguarding of conveyors in parcel centres using the safety light curtain 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 curtains

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