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Compact Safety Light Curtain[Type4 PLe SIL3] SF4B-C

Specifications

Safety Light curtain individual specifications

SF4B-H□C(A-J05)

Type Min. sensing object ø25 mm ø0.984 in (20 mm 0.787 in beam pitch)
Pigtailed type SF4B-
H12CA-J05
SF4B-
H16CA-J05
SF4B-
H20CA-J05
SF4B-
H24CA-J05
SF4B-
H28CA-J05
Cable type SF4B-H12C SF4B-H16C SF4B-H20C SF4B-H24C SF4B-H28C
Number of beam channels 12 16 20 24 28
Protective height 263.4 mm
10.37 in
343.4 mm
13.52 in
423.4 mm
16.669 in
503.4 mm
19.819 in
583.4 mm
22.969 in
Current consumption Cable type Emitter: 65 mA or less
Receiver: 75 mA or less
Emitter: 70 mA or less
Receiver: 85 mA or less
Pigtailed
type
When large multi-purpose
indicator turns OFF
When large multi-purpose
indicator lights up
Emitter: 75 mA or less
Receiver: 85 mA or less
Emitter: 80 mA or less
Receiver: 95 mA or less
PFHD (Note) 1.9×10-9 2.1×10-9 2.4×10-9 2.6×10-9 2.8×10-9
MTTFD (Note) 100 years or more
Net weight
(Total of emitter and receiver)
Pigtailed type 360 g
approx.
430 g
approx.
520 g
approx.
590 g
approx.
680 g
approx.
Cable type 700 g
approx.
770 g
approx.
860 g
approx.
930 g
approx.
1,000 g
approx.
Type Min. sensing object ø25 mm ø0.984 in (20 mm 0.787 in beam pitch)
Pigtailed type SF4B-H32CA-J05 SF4B-H36CA-J05 SF4B-H40CA-J05 SF4B-H48CA-J05
Cable type SF4B-H32C SF4B-H36C SF4B-H40C SF4B-H48C
Number of beam channels 32 36 40 48
Protective height 663.4 mm
26.118 in
743.4 mm
29.268 in
823.4 mm
32.417 in
983.4 mm
38.717 in
Current consumption Cable type Emitter: 75 mA or less
Receiver: 95 mA or less
Emitter: 80 mA or less
Receiver: 100 mA or less
Pigtailed
type
When large multi-purpose
indicator turns OFF
When large multi-purpose
indicator lights up
Emitter: 85 mA or less
Receiver: 105 mA or less
Emitter: 90 mA or less
Receiver: 110 mA or less
PFHD (Note) 3.0×10-9 3.3×10-9 3.5×10-9 3.9×10-9
MTTFD (Note) 100 years or more
Net weight
(Total of emitter and receiver)
Pigtailed type approx.
750 g
approx.
840 g
approx.
910 g
approx.
1,100 g
Cable type approx. 1,100 g approx. 1,200 g approx. 1,300 g approx. 1,400 g
Type Min. sensing object ø25 mm ø0.984 in (20 mm 0.787 in beam pitch)
Pigtailed type SF4B-H56CA-J05 SF4B-H64CA-J05 SF4B-H72CA-J05 SF4B-H80CA-J05
Cable type SF4B-H56C SF4B-H64C SF4B-H72C SF4B-H80C
Number of beam channels 56 64 72 80
Protective height 1,143.4 mm
45.016 in
1,303.4 mm
51.315 in
1,463.4 mm
57.614 in
1,623.4 mm
63.913 in
Current consumption Cable type Emitter: 85 mA or less
Receiver: 120 mA or less
Emitter: 95 mA or less
Receiver: 130 mA or less
Pigtailed
type
When large multi-purpose
indicator turns OFF
When large multi-purpose
indicator lights up
Emitter: 95 mA or less
Receiver: 130 mA or less
Emitter: 105 mA or less
Receiver: 140 mA or less
PFHD (Note) 4.4 × 10-9 4.8 × 10-9 5.3 × 10-9 5.7 × 10-9
MTTFD (Note) 100 years or more
Net weight
(Total of emitter and receiver)
Pigtailed type approx. 1,300 g approx. 1,400 g approx. 1.600 g approx. 1,700 g
Cable type approx. 1,600 g approx. 1,700 g approx. 2,000 g approx. 2,000 g
Type Min. sensing object ø25 mm ø0.984 in (20 mm 0.787 in beam pitch)
Pigtailed type SF4B-H88CA-J05 SF4B-H96CA-J05
Cable type SF4B-H88C SF4B-H96C
Number of beam channels 88 96
Protective height 1,783.4 mm
70.212 in
1,943.4 mm
76.512 in
Current consumption Cable type Emitter: 100 mA or less
Receiver: 140 mA or less
Emitter: 105 mA or less
Receiver: 145 mA or less
Pigtailed
type
When large multi-purpose
indicator turns OFF
When large multi-purpose
indicator lights up
Emitter: 110 mA or less
Receiver: 155 mA or less
Emitter: 115 mA or less
Receiver: 155 mA or less
PFHD (Note) 6.2 × 10-9 6.6 × 10-9
MTTFD (Note) 100 years or more
Net weight
(Total of emitter and receiver)
Pigtailed type approx. 1,800 g approx. 1,900 g
Cable type approx. 2,100 g approx. 2,200 g

Note: Where measurement conditions have not been specified precisely, the conditions used were an ambient temperature of +20℃ +68℉. PFHD: Probability of dangerous failure per hour, MTTFD: Mean time to dangerous failure (in years)

SF4B-A□C(A-J05)

Type Min. sensing object ø45 mm ø1.772 in (40 mm1.575 in beam pitch)
Pigtailed type SF4B-A8CA-J05 SF4B-A12CA-J05 SF4B-A16CA-J05 SF4B-A20CA-J05
Cable type SF4B-A8C SF4B-A12C SF4B-A16C SF4B-A20C
Number of beam channels 8 12 16 20
Protective height 343.4 mm
13.52 in
503.4 mm
19.819 in
663.4 mm
26.118 in
823.4 mm
32.417 in
Current consumption Cable type Emitter: 60 mA or less
Receiver: 70 mA or less
Emitter: 65 mA or less
Receiver: 75 mA or less
Pigtailed
type
When large multi-purpose
indicator turns OFF
When large multi-purpose
indicator lights up
Emitter: 70 mA or less
Receiver: 80 mA or less
Emitter: 75 mA or less
Receiver: 85 mA or less
PFHD (Note) 1.7× 10-9 1.9× 10-9 2.2× 10-9 2.4× 10-9
MTTFD (Note) 100 years or more
Net weight
(Total of emitter and receiver)
Pigtailed type approx.
430 g
approx.
590 g
approx.
750 g
approx.
910 g
Cable type approx.
770 g
approx.
930 g
approx.
1,100 g
approx.
1,300 g
Type Min. sensing object ø45 mm ø1.772 in (40 mm 1.575 in beam pitch)
Pigtailed type SF4B-
A24CA-J05
SF4B-
A28CA-J05
SF4B-
A32CA-J05
SF4B-
A36CA-J05
SF4B-
A40CA-J05
Cable type SF4B-A24C SF4B-A28C SF4B-A32C SF4B-A36C SF4B-A40C
Number of beam channels 24 28 32 36 40
Protective height 983.4 mm
38.717 in
1,143.4 mm
45.016 in
1,303.4 mm
51.315 in
1,463.4 mm
57.614 in
1,623.4 mm
63.913 in
Current consumption Cable type Emitter: 70 mA or less,
Receiver: 85 mA or less
Emitter: 75 mA or less
Receiver: 95 mA or less
Pigtailed
type
When large multi-purpose
indicator turns OFF
When large multi-purpose
indicator lights up
Emitter: 80 mA or less,
Receiver: 95 mA or less
Emitter: 85 mA or less
Receiver: 105 mA or less
PFHD (Note) 2.7 × 10-9 2.9 × 10-9 3.2 × 10-9 3.4 × 10-9 3.7 × 10-9
MTTFD (Note) 100 years or more
Net weight
(Total of emitter and receiver)
Pigtailed type approx.
1,100 g
approx.
1,300 g
approx.
1,400 g
approx.
1,600 g
approx.
1,700 g
Cable type approx.
1,400 g
approx.
1,600 g
approx.
1,700 g
approx.
2,000 g
approx.
2,000 g
Type Min. sensing object ø45 mm ø1.772 in (40 mm 1.575 in beam pitch)
Pigtailed type SF4B-A44CA-J05 SF4B-A48CA-J05
Cable type SF4B-A44C SF4B-A48C
Number of beam channels 44 48
Protective height 1,783.4 mm
70.212 in
1,943.4 mm
76.512 in
Current consumption Cable type Emitter: 80 mA or less,
Receiver: 100 mA or less
Pigtailed
type
When large multi-purpose
indicator turns OFF
When large multi-purpose
indicator lights up
Emitter: 90 mA or less,
Receiver: 110 mA or less
PFHD (Note) 3.9 × 10-9 4.2 × 10-9
MTTFD (Note) 100 years or more
Net weight
(Total of emitter and receiver)
Pigtailed type approx. 1,800 g approx. 1,900 g
Cable type approx. 2,100 g approx. 2,200 g

Note: PFHd: Probability of dangerous failure per hour, MTTFd: Mean time to dangerous failure.

Safety Light curtain common specifications

Type Pigtailed type (with muting function) Cable type
Min. sensing object
ø25 mm ø0.984 in
(20 mm 0.787 in beam pitch)
Min. sensing object
ø45 mm ø1.772 in
(40 mm 1.575 in beam pitch)
Min. sensing object
ø25 mm ø0.984 in
(20 mm 0.787 in beam pitch)
Min. sensing object
ø45 mm ø1.772 in
(40 mm 1.575 in beam pitch)
Model No. SF4B-H□CA-J05 SF4B-A□CA-J05 SF4B-H□C SF4B-A□C
Applicable
standards
International standard IEC 61496-1/2 (Type 4), ISO 13849-1:2015 (Category 4, PLe), IEC 61508-1 to 3 (SIL3)
Japan JIS B 9704-1/2 (Type 4), JIS B 9705-1 (Category 4), JIS C 0508 (SIL3)
Europe (Note 2) EN 61496-1 (Type 4), EN ISO 13849-1:2015 (Category 4, PLe), EN 61508-1 to 3 (SIL3),
EN 55011, EN 50178, EN 61000-6-2
North America (Note 3) ANSI/UL 61496-1/2 (Type 4), ANSI/UL 508, CAN/CSA 61496-1/2 (Type 4), CAN/CSA C22.2 No.14,
OSHA 1910.212, OSHA 1910.217(C), ANSI B11.1 to B11.19, ANSI/RIA 15.06
Applicable regulations and certifications CE Marking (Machinery Directive, EMC Directive, RoHS Directive), UKCA Marking [Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations, EMC Regulations, RoHS Regulations], TÜV SÜD certification
Operating range (Note 4) 0.3 to 7m 0.984 to 22.966 ft
Beam pitch 20 mm 0.787 in 40 mm 1.575 in 20 mm 0.787 in 40 mm 1.575 in
Min. sensing object (Note 5) ø25 mm ø0.984 in opaque object ø45 mm ø1.772 in opaque object ø25 mm ø0.984 in opaque object ø45 mm ø1.772 in opaque object
Effective aperture angle ±2.5° or less [for an operating range exceeding 3 m 9.843 ft (conforming to IEC 61496-2 / ANSI/UL 61496-2)]
Supply voltage 24 V DC ±10 % Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Control outputs
(OSSD 1, OSSD 2)
PNP open-collector transistor / NPN open-collector transistor (switching method)

<For PNP output>
  • Maximum source current: 200 mA
  • Applied voltage: Same as supply voltage (between the control output and +V)
  • Residual voltage: 2.5 V or less
       (source current 200 mA, when using 20 m 65.617 ft length cable)
  • Leakage current: 0.1 mA or less (Including power supply OFF condition)
  • Maximum load capacity: 0.22 μF (No load to maximum output current)
  • Load wiring resistance: 3 Ω or less

  • <For NPN output>
  • Maximum sink current: 200 mA
  • Applied voltage: Same as supply voltage (between the control output and 0 V)
  • Residual voltage:2.5 V or less
       (sink current 200 mA, when using 20 m 65.617 ft length cable)
  • Leakage current:0.1 mA or less (Including power supply OFF condition)
  • Maximum load capacity::0.22 μF (No load to maximum output current)
  • Load wiring resistance:3 Ω or less
  •   Operation mode ON when all beam channels are received, OFF when one or more beam channels are interrupted (OFF also in case of any malfunction in the safety light curtain or the synchronization signal) (Note 6, 7)
    Protection circuit Incorporated
    Response time OFF response: 14 ms or less, ON response: 80 to 90 ms
    Auxiliary output
    (Non-safety output)
    PNP open-collector transistor / NPN open-collector transistor (switching method)

    <For PNP output>
  • Maximum source current: 60 mA
  • Applied voltage: Same as supply voltage (between the auxiliary output and +V)
  • Residual voltage: 2.5 V or less
    (source current 60 mA, when using 20 m 65.617 ft length cable)


  • <For NPN output>
  • Maximum sink current: 60 mA
  • Applied voltage: Same as supply voltage (between the auxiliary output and 0 V)
  • Residual voltage: 2.5 V or less
    (sink current 60 mA, when using 20 m 65.617 ft length cable)
  •   Operation mode OFF when control outputs are ON, ON when control outputs are OFF (Factory setting, operating mode can be changed using the SFB-HC(optional) handy-controller.)
    Protection circuit Incorporated
    Muting auxiliary output NPN open-collector transistor
  • Maximum sink current: 100 mA
  • Applied voltage: Same as supply voltage (between the muting auxiliary output and 0 V)

  • Residual voltage: 2.5 V or less (sink current 100 mA, when using 20 m 65.617 ft length cable)
  • -
      Operation mode When muting auxiliary output: ON
    Protection circuit Incorporated
    ELCA function Incorporated (reducing mutual interference automatically)
    Emission halt function Incorporated
    Interlock function Incorporated [Manual reset / Auto reset (Note 8)]
    External device monitoring function Incorporated
    Override function Incorporated -
    Muting function Incorporated -
    Large multi-purpose indicator function Incorporated -
    Optional functions
    (Note 9)
    Muting setting changing, override setting changing, fixed blanking, floating blanking, light emitting amount control, auxiliary output switching, protecting, interlock setting changing, external relay monitor setting changing Fixed blanking, floating blanking, light emitting amount control, auxiliary output switching, protecting, interlock setting changing, external relay monitor setting changing
    Pollution degree 3
    Operating altitude 2,000 m 6,561.68 ft or less (Note 10)
    Environmental resistance Degree of protection IP65 (IEC)
    Ambient temperature -10 to +55℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed), Storage: –25 to +60 ℃ –3 to +140 ℉
    Ambient humidity 30 to 85 % RH, Storage: 30 to 85 % RH
    Ambient illuminance Incandescent light: 3,500 ℓx or less at the light-receiving face
    Dielectric strength voltage 1,000 V AC for one min. between all supply terminals connected together and enclosure
    Insulation resistance 20 MΩ or more, with 500 V DC megger between all supply terminals connected together and enclosure
    Vibration resistance 10 to 55 Hz frequency, 0.75 mm 0.030 in amplitude in X, Y and Z directions for two hours each
    Shock
    resistance
    300 m/s2 acceleration (30 G approx.) in X, Y and Z directions for three times each
    Emitting element Infrared LED (Peak emission wavelength: 850 nm 0.033 mil)
    Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate
    Cable 0.15 mm2(power line: 0.2 mm2) 12-core heat-resistant PVC cable with connector, 0.5 m 1.640 ft long 0.15 mm2(power line: 0.2 mm2) 8-core heat-resistant PVC cable, 5 m 16.404 ft long
    Cable extension Extension up to total 50 m 164.042 ft is possible for both emitter and receiver optional mating cables Extension up to total 50 m 164.042 ft is possible for 0.2 mm2 or more, cable (Note 11)
    Accessories SF4B-TR25 (Test rod):1 pc. - SF4B-TR25 (Test rod):1 pc. -

    Notes:

     1) Where measurement conditions have not been specified precisely, the conditions used were an ambient temperature of +20 ℃ +68 ℉.
     2) Regarding EU Machinery Directive, a Notified Body, TÜV SÜD, has certified with the type examination certificate.
     3) With regards to the standards in the US/Canada, a Notified Body, TÜV SÜD, has certified the CTÜVUS mark.
     4) The operating range is the possible setting distance between the emitter and the receiver.
     5) In case the blanking function is valid, the operation mode is changed. For details, refer to Safety distance.
     6) During muting, control output will not turn off even if the beams are interrupted.
     7) When the blanking function is enabled, the operating mode will change.
     8) The manual reset and automatic reset are possible to be switched depending on the wiring status.
     9) In case of using optional function, the handy-controller SFB-HC(optional) is required.
    10) Do not use or store in an environment pressurized to atmospheric pressure or higher at an altitude of 0 m.

    Control units (SF-C13)

    For details, refer to Exclusive Control Unit for Safety Light Curtain SF-C10 Specifications

    Handy-controller

    Model No. SFB-HC

    Supply voltage

    24V DC±10% Ripple P-P10 % or less (common to safety light curtain power supply)
    Current consumption 65 mA or less
    Communication method RS-485 two-way communications (Specific procedure)
    Digital display 4-digit red LED display × 2 (Selected beam channels, setting contents etc. are displayed.)
    Function indicator Green LED × 9 (set function is displayed.)
    Functions ・ Fixed blanking (Factory setting: Disabled)
    ・ Floating blanking (Factory setting: Disabled)
    ・ Auxiliary output changing (Factory setting: Negative Logic of OSSD)
    ・ Light emitting amount control (Factory setting: Disabled)
    ・ Muting setting changing [Factory setting: All beam channels enabled, A = B, Setting of the muting lamp diagnosis function enabled (Ver. 2 or later), Muting sensor output operation setting N.O. / N.C. (Ver. 2.1 or later)]
    ・ Interlock setting changing (Factory setting: start / restart)
    ・ External device monitoring setting change (Factory setting: Enabled, 300 ms)
    ・ Override setting changing 60 sec. (Ver. 2.1 or later)
    ・ Setting detail monitoring
    ・ Protecting (Factory setting: Disabled) (Factory password setting: 0000)
    ・ Initialization
    ・ Copy
    Ambient temperature -10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed), Storage: –25 to +70 ℃ -13 to +158 ℉
    Ambient humidity 30 to 85 % RH, Storage: 30 to 85 % RH
    Voltage withstandability 1,000 V AC for one min. between all supply terminals connected together and enclosure
    Insulation resistance 20 MΩ, or more, with 500 V DC megger between all supply terminals connected together and enclosure
    Cable 8-core shielded cable, 0.5 m 1.640 ft long, with a connector at the end (2 cables)
    Weight Net weight: 200 g approx.
    Accessories Adapter cable: 2 cables

    Note: Where measurement conditions have not been specified precisely, the conditions used were an ambient temperature of +20 ℃ +68 ℉.

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