Light Curtain Alternatives
Automated barrier doors, roll up curtains as an alternative:
Rite-Hite Machine Guarding manufactures a number of automated barrier doors, roll up curtain doors and innovative machine guarding solutions that are ideal alternatives to safety light curtains. By using non-contact, coded signal switches and safety rated relays (controls) Rite-Hite Machine Guarding can deliver the same level of safety (up to Cat. 4 per EN954-1, and/or PLe per 13849-1 when integrated properly) as light curtains, safety light curtains, safety light screens, safety laser scanners and laser scanners with the added benefit of providing a high speed retractable safety guard between the machine operator and the process being guarded.
By guarding points of operation, and limiting access points through both electronic and physical means, Rite-Hite Machine Guarding's complete line of Roll up barrier doors offer the best in automation safeguarding solutions.