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Light curtain with watertight housing

October 2012 Sensors & Transducers

The Janus J-WT safety light curtain from ReeR has an IP67 watertight housing and is ideal for applications in wet and steamy conditions such as those found in the food industry, cold rooms and other washdown environments. It is also ideal for high risk industrial applications.

Models are available with protected heights from 160 to 1810 mm. The range meets IP67 protection requirements and has an operating temperature range from -10 to 55°C. The housing will tolerate water pressure jets up to 40 bar. The Janus J-WT has a range up to 60 metres, with two-, three- or four-beam body detection and 40 mm hand resolution options.

The light curtain has two self-testing solid state PNP safety outputs (100 mA at 24 V dc) with short circuit, overload and polarity reversal protection. In addition there is a seven-segment display and LEDs indicate its status. Diagnostic, automatic or manual restart is selectable.

For more information contact Vusi Nohashi, Shorrock Automation, +27 (0)12 345 4449, sales@shorrock.co.za, www.shorrock.co.za



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