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Exclusive Control Unit for Safety Light Curtain SF-C10

Specifications

Model No. SF-C11 SF-C13
Connectable safety light curtains SF4D / SF4B / SF4B-G / SF2B series Safety light curtains manufactured by our company
Applicable standards EN 61496-1 (Type 4), EN 55011, EN ISO 13849-1 (Category 4, , PLe), IEC 61496-1 (Type 4), ISO 13849-1 (Category 4, PLe), JIS B 9704-1 (Type 4), JIS B 9705-1 (Category 4), ANSI/UL 61496-1 (Type 4), UL 1998 (Class 2) (Note 2)
Applicable regulations CE Marking (Machinery Directive, EMC Directive, RoHS Directive)
Supply voltage 24 V DC ±10 % Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Current consumption 100 mA or less (without safety light curtain)
Fuse rating Built-in electronic fuse, Triggering current: 0.5 A or more, Reset after power down
Enabling path NO contact × 3 (13-14, 23-24, 33-34)
  Utilization AC-15, DC-13 (IEC 60947-5-1)
Rated operation voltage (Ue) /
Rated operation current (le)
30 V DC / 6 A, 230 V AC / 6 A, resistive load
(For inductive load, during contact protection)
Min. applicable load: 10 mA (at 24 V DC) (Note 3)
30 V DC / 4 A, 230 V AC / 4 A, resistive load
(For inductive load, during contact protection)
Min. applicable load: 10 mA (at 24 V DC) (Note 3)
Contact material / contacts Silver tin oxide (AgSnO), self cleaning, positively driven
Contact resistance 100 mΩ or less (initial value)
Contact protection fuse rating 6 A (slow blow) 4 A (slow blow)
Mechanical lifetime 10,000,000 times or more (open/close frequency of 180 times/min) (Note 4)
Electrical lifetime 100,000 times or more (open/close frequency of 20 times/min, 230 V AC, 3 A, using resistance load) (Note 4)
Pick-up delay (Auto reset/Manual reset) 80 ms or less / 90 ms or less
Response time 10 ms or less
Auxiliary output Safety relay contact (NC contact) ×1 (41-42) (Related to enabling path)
  Rated operation voltage/current 24 V DC / 2 A, Min. applicable load: 10 mA (at 24 V DC)
Contact protection fuse rating 2 A (slow blow)
Semiconductor auxiliary output
(AUX)
<Minus ground (Setting for PNP)>
PNP open-collector transistor
• Maximum source current: 60 mA
• Applied voltage: same as supply voltage (between the auxiliary output and +V)
• Residual voltage: 2.3 V or less (at 60 mA source current)
• Leakage current: 2 mA or less <Plus ground (Setting for NPN)>
NPN open-collector transistor
• Maximum sink current: 60 mA
• Applied voltage: same as supply voltage (between the auxiliary output and 0V)
• Residual voltage: 1.5 V or less (at 60 mA sink current)
• Leakage current: 2 mA or less
PNP open‑collector transistor
• Maximum source current: 60 mA
• Applied voltage: same as supply voltage (between the auxiliary output and +V)
• Residual voltage: 2.3 V or less (at 60 mA source current)
• Leakage current: 2 mA or less
  Output operation Related to auxiliary output of safety light curtain ON when the safety light curtain is interrupted
Excess voltage category II
Indicators Power supply (Ui) Green LED (lights up when the power is ON)
Enabling path (OUT) Green LED (lights up when the enabling contacts are closed)
Interlock (INTER_LOCK) Yellow LED (lights up when the enabling contacts are opened)
Fault (FAULT) Yellow LED (blinks when fault occurs)
External relay monitor function Incorporated
Trailing edge function Incorporated
Polarity selection
function (Note 5)
Incorporated (Sliding switch allows selection of plus/minus ground)
Minus ground: Correspond to PNP output safety light curtain
Plus ground: Correspond to NPN output safety light curtain
Incorporated (Cable connection allows selection of plus/minus ground)
Minus ground: Correspond to PNP output safety light curtain
Plus ground: Correspond to NPN output safety light curtain
Pollution degree 2
Degree of protection Enclosure: IP40, Terminal: IP20
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 95 % RH
Vibration resistance Malfunction resistance 10 to 55Hz, 0.35 mm 0.014 in double amplitude 20 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Connection terminal Detachable spring-cage terminal Spring-cage terminal
Enclosure material ABS
Weight Net weight: 320 g approx. Net weight: 200 g approx.

Notes:

1) Where measurement conditions have not been specified precisely, the conditions used were an ambient temperature of +20 ℃ +68 .
2) SF-C11 and SF-C13 comply with UL 1998 (Class 2).
3) If several SF-C11 or SF-C13 units are being used in a line together, leave a space of 5 mm 0.197 in or more between each unit. If the units are touching each other, reduce the rated operating current for safety output in accordance with the ambient operating temperature as shown in the graphs below.
4) The life expectancy of the relay varies depending on the type of load, open / close frequency, ambient conditions and others.
5) Please switch the sliding switch to the PNP side for minus ground and to the NPN side for plus ground.

Discontinued products

Model No. SF-C12
Connectable safety light curtains SF4B / SF4B-G series
Applicable standards EN 61496-1 (Type 4), EN 55011, EN ISO 13849-1 (Category 4, PLe), IEC 61496-1 (Type 4), ISO 13849-1 (Category 4, PLe),
JIS B 9704-1 (Type 4), JIS B 9705-1(Category 4), ANSI/UL 61496-1 (Type 4)
Applicable regulations CE Marking (Machinery Directive, EMC Directive, RoHS Directive)
Control category ISO 13849-1 (EN ISO 13849-1, JIS B 9705-1) compliance up to Category 4, PLe standards
Supply voltage /
Current consumption
24 V DC ±10 % Ripple P-P 10 % or less / 100 mA or less (without safety light curtain)
Fuse rating Built-in electronic fuse, Triggering current: 0.5 A or more, Reset after power down
Safety output NO contact × 2 (13-14, 23-24)
  Utilization AC-15, DC-13 (IEC 60947-5-1)
Rated operation voltage (Ue) /
Rated operation current (le)
24 V DC / 1 A, resistive load
(For inductive load, during contact protection)
Min. applicable load: 15 mA (at 24 V DC)
Contact material / contacts AgNiO + 0.2 μm 0.008 mil Au plating, self cleaning, positively driven
Contact resistance 50 mΩ or less (initial value)
Contact protection fuse rating 3 A (slow blow)
Mechanical lifetime 10,000,000 times or more (open/close frequency of 180 times/min) (Note 2)
Electrical lifetime 100,000 times or more (open/close frequency of 20 times/min, 230 V AC, 3 A, using resistance load) (Note 2)
Pick-up delay (Auto reset/Manual reset) 30 ms or less / 30 ms or less
Response time 14 ms or less
Auxiliary output Safety relay contact (NC contact) × 1 (31-32) (Related to enabling path)
  Rated operation voltage/current 30 V DC / 3 A, Min. applicable load: 15 mA (at 24 V DC)
Contact protection fuse rating 3 A (slow blow)
Semiconductor auxiliary output
(AUX)
-
  Output operation -
Excess voltage category III
Indicators Power supply (Ui) Green LED (lights up when the power is ON)
Safety output [OUT (Note 3)] Green LED (lights up when safety output is closed)
Interlock (INTER_LOCK) -
Fault (FAULT) Orange LED (lights up when two safety light curtain
input polarity selection switch settings are different)
External relay monitor function Incorporated (Note 4)
Trailing edge function Incorporated
Polarity selection
function (Note 5)
Incorporated (Sliding switch allows selection of plus/minus ground)
Minus ground: Correspond to PNP output safety light curtain
Plus ground: Correspond to NPN output safety light curtain
Pollution degree 2
Protection IP65
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed), Storage: –25 to +70 ℃ –13 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85 % RH, Storage: 35 to 85 % RH
Vibration resistance Resistance 10 to 55 Hz frequency, 0.75 mm 0.030 in
amplitude in X, Y, and Z directions for two hours each
Connection terminal European terminal
Enclosure material Die-cast aluminum
Weight Net weight: 1 kg approx.

Notes:

1) Where measurement conditions have not been specified precisely, the conditions used were an ambient temperature of +20 ℃ +68 .
2) The life expectancy of the relay varies depending on the type of load, open / close frequency, ambient conditions and others.
3) The operation indicator is marked as "Enabling" on the unit for SF-C12.
4) Terminals for utilizing the functions of the SF4B / SF4B-G series are available.
5) Please switch the sliding switch to the PNP side for minus ground and to the NPN side for plus ground.

Model No. SF-C14EX(-01) (Note 2)
Connectable safety light curtains SF4B / SF4B-G series
Applicable standards IEC 61496-1 (Type 4), EN 55011, EN ISO 13849-1 (Category 4, PLe), IEC 61496 (Type 4), ISO 13849-1 (Category 4, PLe),
JIS B 9704-1 (Type 4), JIS B 9705-1 (Category 4, PLe), ANSI/UL 61496-1 (Type 4), UL 1998 (Class 2)
CE marking directive compliance Machinery Directive, EMC Directive, RoHS Directive
Control category ISO 13849-1 (EN ISO 13849-1, JIS B 9705-1) compliance up to Category 4, PLe standards
Supply voltage 24 V DC ±10 % Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Current consumption 0.2 A or less (Excluding safety light curtain and other external connecting device)
Safety outputs
(Safety output 1
Safety output 2
Safety output 3)
PNP open-collector transistor 2 outputs × 3 or NPN open-collector transistor 2 outputs × 3 (selectable using a slider switch)
<When PNP output is selected>
• Maximum source current: 200 mA
• Applied voltage: same as supply voltage
(between the safety output and +V)
• Residual voltage: 2 V or less (at 200 mA source current)

<When NPN output is selected>
• Maximum sink current: 200 mA
• Applied voltage: same as supply voltage
(between the safety output and 0 V)
• Residual voltage: 2 V or less (at 200 mA sink current)
  Operation mode
(Output operation)
Safety output 1: ON when the safety light curtain is in light receiving condition, OFF when the safety light curtain is in light interrupted condition (Note 3)
Safety output 2: ON when the safety light curtain is in light receiving condition or the muting function is valid
OFF when the safety light curtain is in light interrupted condition and the muting function is invalid (Note 3)
Safety output 3: ON when the emergency stop is invalid, OFF when the emergency stop is valid
Protection circuit
(Short-circuit protection)
Incorporated
Response time OFF response: 14 ms or less (Safety output 1 and 2: including the response time of the safety light curtain)
ON response: 90 ms or less (auto-reset) / 140 ms or less (manual reset) (Note 4)
Auxiliary outputs
[Auxiliary output 1
Auxiliary output 2
Auxiliary output 3
Auxiliary output 4 (Note 5)]
PNP open-collector transistor × 3 or NPN open-collector transistor × 3 (selectable using a slider switch)
<When PNP output is selected>
• Maximum source current: 60 mA
• Applied voltage: same as supply voltage
(between the auxiliary output and +V)
• Residual voltage: 2 V or less (at 60 mA source current)

<When NPN output is selected>
• Maximum sink current: 60 mA
• Applied voltage: same as supply voltage
(between the auxiliary output and 0 V)
• Residual voltage: 2 V or less (at 60 mA sink current)
  Operation mode
(Output operation)
Auxiliary output 1: ON when the muting function is invalid, OFF when the muting function is valid
Auxiliary output 2: ON when the override function is invalid, OFF when the override function is valid
Auxiliary output 3: ON when the muting lamp is normal, OFF when the muting lamp is error
Auxiliary output 4: ON when the safety light curtain is in light interrupted condition, OFF when the safety light curtain is in light
receiving condition (Note 5)
Protection circuit
(Short-circuit protection)
Incorporated
Muting lamp output Applicable muting lamp: 24 V DC, 3.6 to 30 W (L1, L2 of each unit)
  Protection circuit
(Short-circuit protection)
Incorporated
PFHD (Note 6) 1.66 × 10-10
MTTFD (Note 6) 100 years or more
Protection Enclosure: IP40, Terminal: IP20
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 95 % RH
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, 0.35 mm 0.014 in double amplitude in X, Y and Z directions for two hours each
Shock resistance 30 G acceleration in X, Y and Z directions three times each
Material Enclosure: ABS
Connection terminal Detachable spring-cage terminal
Weight Net weight: 250 g approx.

Notes: 1) Where measurement conditions have not been specified precisely, the conditions used were an ambient temperature of +20 ℃ +68 ℉.
2) The handy-controller SFB-HC (optional) cannot be used with SF-C14EX-01.
3) Both safety output 1 and 2 are OFF when the emergency stop is valid regardless of whether the safety light curtain is in the light receiving or light interrupted condition.
4) The auto-reset cannot be used with safety output 3.
5) The auxiliary output incorporated in the SF4B / SF4B-G series is output.
6) PFHD: Probability of dangerous failure per hour, MTTFD: Mean time to dangerous failure (in years)

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