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.



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.

Funktionsprinzip und Signalverlauf von 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.

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.

Applikationen

Anforderung:
Die Zugangssicherung an den Palettenförderern soll den Zutritt von Personen zu dem Gefahrenbereich verhindern und gleichzeitig die Durchfahrt des Förderguts ermöglichen.

Lösung:
Die Sicherheits Lichtvorhänge MLC 530 SPG mit Smart Process Gating benötigen keine zusätzlichen Muting-Sensoren zur Überbrückung für das Fördergut. So können die Ausgabestationen besonders kompakt und platzsparend gestaltet werden.

Anforderung:
Die Zugangssicherung soll den Zutritt von Personen zu dem Gefahrenbereich verhindern und gleichzeitig den Transport der Karosserien in diese Bereiche ermöglichen. Zusätzlich ist auch der Schließzustand der Pendelklappen zu überwachen.

Lösung:
Die Sicherheits Lichtvorhänge MLC 530 SPG mit Smart Process Gating benötigen keine zusätzlichen Muting Sensoren zur Überbrückung für das Fördergut. Die platzsparende Lösung garantiert hohe Verfügbarkeit und hohen Manipulationsschutz. Mit der Funktion Partielles Gating überwacht der Sicherheits Lichtvorhang mit seinen oberen Strahlen - welche immer aktiv sind - gleichzeitig auch die Pendelklappen.

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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