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Economic safety engineering with CAT-2 optical safety guarding

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article image SOLID-2 is suitable for conveyor technology.

BALLUFF-Leuze Pty Ltd’s new self-monitoring safety light curtain series, lumiflex SOLID-2, corresponds to the latest international standards and fulfills the safety classes Type 2 (IEC 61496 and SIL 2) in accordance with IEC 61508.

It features a patented coding optical signal transmission allowing trouble-free operation of neighbouring devices.

The device is available as a basic unit that can interface to an external monitor, or enhanced version with completely integrated safety controller.

SOLID-2’s variants in the resolutions 20mm, 30mm, 40mm, 90mm permit cost-optimised solutions as hazardous point protection and/or hazardous area protection, for example, at textile machines, packaging machines, woodworking machines, printing and paper processing machines, pick and place machines and conveyor and storage technology.

Fitted with M12 connectors, the SOLID-2 is quick and easy to install using standard cables and connector.

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