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Winkle Electric - Currents Sept/Oct 2012

hot new product a l l e n - b r a d l e y guardmaster sc300 hand detection safety sensor vision-based protective device for type 3 safety applications The Allen-Bradley® Guardmaster® SC300 is a Type 3 vision-based protective device designed for use in a variety of machine guarding applications. This latest addition to the Rockwell Automation® safety opto-electronic product family is targeted to light and medium industrial machine guarding applications which have a square or rectangular frame in front of the hazardous area and an environmental rating requirement of IP54. The sensing function is performed by the SC300 viewing a two- dimensional image against a passive pattern as the background. The detection principle is that the view of the pattern is blocked by an object of the appropriate resolution (24mm or 30mm). features • Compact die-cast aluminum housing is designed to be mounted to the inside of, or to the side of a frame • Angular field of view of 110⁰ • Automatic alignment • Two SC300s installed back to back with synchronization inputs connected doubles the maximum opening dimension • No software required to program monitored opening area • cULus recognized, and CE marked for applicable directives • PLd (EN ISO 13849), SIL2 (IEC 61508), Type 3 (IEC 61496), Category 3 (EN ISO 13849) 24


Winkle Electric - Currents Sept/Oct 2012
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