【Notification of Manufacturer Change for Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Products and Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Tatsuno Products】
From April 1, 2024, the terms "Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Co., Ltd." and "Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Tatsuno Co., Ltd."
in this page and in the manuals and other documents to be downloaded will all be replaced with "Panasonic Industry Co., Ltd." and applied accordingly.



Ultra-slim Safety Light Curtain Type 4 PLe SIL3 SF4C

Cautions For Use

  • When this device is used in the "PSDI mode", an appropriate control circuit must be configured between this device and the machinery. For details, be sure to refer to the standards or regulations applicable in each region or country.
This catalog is a guide to select a suitable product. Be sure to read instruction manual prior to its use.
Both emitter and receiver are adjusted before shipment, please apply both emitter and receiver with the same serial No. The serial No. is indicated on the plates of both emitter and receiver. (Indicated under model No.)
  • Make sure to carry out the test run before regular operation.
  • Do not install this safety light curtain with a machine whose operation cannot be stopped immediately in the middle of an operation cycle by an emergency stop equipment.


  • This device has been developed / produced for industrial use only.
  • Do not use this product with mobile equipment such as an automated guided vehicle (AGV).
  • Do not use during the initial transient time (2 sec.) after the power supply is switched on.
  • Avoid dust, dirt and steam.
  • Take care that the sensor does not come in direct contact with water, oil, grease, or organic solvents, such as, thinner, etc.
  • Take care that the sensor is not directly exposed to fluorescent lamp from a rapid-starter lamp or a high frequency lighting device, as it may affect the sensing performance.
  • The body of the safety light curtain is made of resin, so please take into account the expansion and contraction of the longitudinal dimension.
    When machining mounting holes, please check the actual product.


  • This safety light curtain enables to set each function using the handy-controller SFC-HC (optional). Among the functions, the contents related to the safety distance such as the size of the minimum sensing object and response time are varied depending on the setting condition.
    When setting each function, re-calculate the safety distance, and make enough space larger than the calculated safety distance. Failure to do so might cause the accident that the device cannot stop quickly before reaching the dangerous area of the machinery, resulting in the serious injury or death.
Refer to the instruction manual of the handy-controller for details of the function settings for using handycontroller SFC-HC (optional).

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