PAC GuardShield Type 4 Safety Light Curtains

Our Perimeter Access Control (PAC) Type 4 GuardShield™ Light Curtains are multiple beam, short range safety light curtains that provide access detection at machine entry points. You can also use the GuardShield PAC in perimeter guarding applications as an optoelectronic fence where the perimeter distance does not exceed 16 meters. We also offer optional integrated laser alignment systems, or an integrated laser alignment system and connectivity to ArmorBlock® Guard I/O™.

Bulletin 440L PAC GuardShield Type 4 Safety Light Curtains
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  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Documentation
  • Resources
  • Applications

Features

  • Beam coding
  • External device monitoring (EDM)
  • Machine test signal
  • Start/restart interlock

Additional Information

  • Protect your people, productivity, and environment with our Safety Components and integrated Safety Solutions. We understand your factory floor challenges and can help you meet your goals with one of the broadest safety portfolios in the industry.

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Specifications

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GuardShield PAC Type 4 Safety Light Curtain User Manual440L-UM001

Certifications

  • CE marked for all applicable directives
  • cULus Listed
  • TÜV
  • UL 1998
  • UL 61496 

Safety Classification 

  • Type 4 per IEC/EN61496
  • Category 4 device per EN 954-1
  • SIL 3 per IEC 61508
  • PLe per EN/ISO 13849 

Certifications apply when product is marked. See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Standards Compliance

  • IEC/EN 61496 Parts 1 & 2
  • UL 1998
  • UL 61496 Parts 1 & 2

Product Certifications

See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Documentation

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Presence Sensing Safety Devices BrochureGLSAFE-BR001
GuardShield PAC Type 4 Safety Light Curtain User Manual440L-UM001
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Product Certifications

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Applications

Typical applications for the Perimeter Access Control (PAC) Type 4 GuardShield™ Light Curtain include:

  • Material handling
  • Packaging equipment
  • Automotive
  • Robot cells

Customer Success

  • Safety Solutions Case Studies — View our case studies site to discover how customers have applied Allen-Bradley safety products in their applications.