MLC 530 SPG Smart Process Gating

The MLC 530 SPG safety light curtains with Smart Process Gating offer a space-saving alternative for access guarding on conveyor lines. With this innovative technology, process control takes place in combination with the system control. This solution requires no muting sensors and operates exceptionally reliably.​

Overview

Access guarding with Smart Process Gating

The innovation without "muting sensors"

The MLC 530 SPG safety light curtains with Smart Process Gating offer a space-saving alternative for access guarding on conveyor lines. With this innovative technology, process control takes place in combination with the system control. This solution requires no muting sensors and operates exceptionally reliably.



Advantages for you

  • Allows a particularly compact and space‑saving system design because no additional trigger sensors are necessary
  • Reliable passage of transported goods through the system, even with incomplete or changing loads
  • No service calls required for trigger sensor alignment
  • The process starts only in combination with the system control and cannot be bypassed by the operating personnel. This provides optimum protection.

Application

Requirement:
Access guarding on the pallet conveyor systems is to prevent persons from accessing the danger zone, while at the same time allowing the transported goods to pass through.

Solution:
The MLC 530 SPG safety light curtains with Smart Process Gating require no additional muting sensors for bridging for the transported goods. As a result, the output stations can be designed in an especially compact and space-saving manner.

Operating principle and signal response of SPG

Requirement:
Access guarding needs to prevent persons from entering the danger zone, while at the same time allowing car bodies to be transported into these areas. In addition, the closed state of the pendulum flaps is also to be monitored.

Solution:
The MLC 530 SPG safety light curtains with Smart Process Gating require no additional muting sensors for bridging for the transported goods. The space-saving solution guarantees high availability and high protection against manipulation. With the partial gating function, the safety light curtain uses its upper beams – which are always active – to simultaneously monitor the pendulum flaps as well.

Requirement:
Access guarding on the pallet conveyor systems is to prevent persons from accessing the danger zone, while at the same time allowing the transported goods to pass through.

Solution:
The MLC 530 SPG safety light curtains with Smart Process Gating require no additional muting sensors for bridging for the transported goods. As a result, the output stations can be designed in an especially compact and space-saving manner.

Requirement:
Access guarding on the pallet conveyor systems is to prevent persons from accessing the danger zone, while at the same time allowing the transported goods to pass through.

Solution:
The MLC 530 SPG safety light curtains with Smart Process Gating require no additional muting sensors for bridging for the transported goods. As a result, the output stations can be designed in an especially compact and space-saving manner.

Technical properties

Necessary control / achievable performance level Standard PLC / PL d
Safety PLC / PL e
Protective field lengths 150 mm to 3.000 mm
Resolutions 30 mm, 40 mm, 90 mm
Operating range 10 m, 20 m
Profile cross section 29 x 35 mm
Temperature range -30°C ... 55°C

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