IS & Ex


Light grid with integrated muting unit

November 2019 IS & Ex

The new generation of light grids from ifm electronic allow for the muting mode without an external junction box or a muting relay being required, as they are already integrated into the receiving element. The supported muting versions are available as either crossbeam or parallel muting. Both versions allow transported material to be safely passed in or out, via the protected area. A status light, integrated into the receiver, allows for indication of the operating status. The muting arms can easily be directly installed on the light grid and are available in two versions: either as muting arms with multi-beam sensors, similar to a miniature light grid, or as pre-mounted mounting set with single-beam sensors. No complex installation and adjustments are necessary anymore. In conclusion, a complete package for increased safety, configured for quick and easy mounting in the application.

For more information contact ifm – South Africa, 086 143 6772, info.za@ifm.com, www.ifm.com


Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

The importance of up-to-date alarm annunciators
January 2020, Omniflex Remote Monitoring Specialists , IS & Ex
At 1.23 pm on Sunday, 24 July 1994, twenty-six people were injured when an explosion erupted through an oil refinery in an otherwise quiet corner of South Wales in the United Kingdom. The site was occupied ...

Read more...
Gas detector for multiple applications
January 2020, Comtest , IS & Ex
Comtest, the local representative of Industrial Scientific, global leader in gas detection, has announced a new version of the Ventis Slide-on Pump. The new pump is compatible with both Ventis MX4 and ...

Read more...
Millimetre perfect from ifm electronic
November 2019, ifm - South Africa , Sensors & Transducers
Precise ToF distance sensor for demanding applications Thanks to the innovative on-chip time-of-flight principle with PMD technology (photonic mixer device), the new OGD precision sensor from ifm electronic, ...

Read more...
Light grid with integrated muting
October 2019, ifm - South Africa , IS & Ex
The new generation of light grids from ifm electronic incorporates muting mode without an external junction box or a muting relay being required, as they are already integrated into the receiving element. ...

Read more...
3D sensors for robot grippers
October 2019, ifm - South Africa , Sensors & Transducers
The 3D sensor detects the object position, even when objects are moving, and transmits it to the robot control which activates the gripper. The system can detect rectangular, round and irregular shapes ...

Read more...
How integrated visual management and remote monitoring demystify machine safety
September 2019, Turck Banner , IS & Ex
This article shares common challenges for machine safety, and shows how combining easy-to-use safety devices with visual indication and remote monitoring capabilities can help make safety simpler and more effective.

Read more...
Security concerns for safety systems
September 2019, Phoenix Contact , IS & Ex
A common strategy required for the future.

Read more...
Taking safety to the next level
September 2019, SICK Automation Southern Africa , IS & Ex
SICK Automation is a world leading manufacturer of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products. The next step for safety – this core idea therefore underpins the entire design of the ...

Read more...
Alarm system upgrade from Omniflex
September 2019, Omniflex Remote Monitoring Specialists , IS & Ex
Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station was constructed by the CEGB (Central Electricity Generating Board) in the UK and came into full operation in 1973. It has four 500 MW sets, giving a total generating capacity ...

Read more...
Intrinsic safety barcode scanning from Extech Safety Systems
September 2019, Extech Safety Systems , IS & Ex
Extech Safety Systems has worked with UK-based Mobexx to develop the MobXscan mobile application for barcode scanning with mobile devices. The app has been released for Windows 10 and Android, offering ...

Read more...