POC GuardShield Type 4 Safe 4 Safety Light Curtains

Our Point of Operation Control (POC) Type 4 Safe 4 Light Curtains are economical two-box safety light curtains with ON/OFF functionality. These basic, guard-only operating mode safety light curtains have an integrated laser alignment system to simplify the alignment of each pair of light curtains. Visible laser beams are activated by touching the laser at the finger symbol on the front face of the light curtains.

Bulletin 445L POC GuardShield Type 4 Safe 4 Safety Light Curtains
  • Overview
  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Documentation
  • Resources
  • Applications

Features

  • M12 connectors
  • Optically synchronized
  • Integrated laser alignment system
  • IP65 enclosure rating
  • Simple installation

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 Safe 4 and Safe 4 PAC Safety Light Curtain User Manual445L-UM001

Certifications

  • CE Marked for all applicable directives 
  • cULus Listed

Safety Classification

  • Type 4 per IEC/EN61496
  • Category 4 device per EN 954-1
  • SIL 3 per IEC 61508
  • PLe per EN/ISO 13849
  • EN/IEC 61496-1, -2
  • UL 1998
  • UL 61496-1, -2 

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

Standards Compliance

  • EN/IEC 61496 Parts 1 and 2
  • UL1998
  • UL 61496 Parts 1 and 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 Safe 4 Safety Light Curtain Product Profile445L-PP003
GuardShield Safe 4 and Safe 4 PAC Safety Light Curtain User Manual445L-UM001
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Product Certifications

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Configuration & Selection Tools

  • CrossWorks — Convert competitive catalog numbers to similar Allen-Bradley® products.
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Other Resources

  • Safety Automation Builder — Streamline safety system design, including safety system layout, product selection, and safety analysis to help meet machinery safety performance level (PL) requirements established by ISO 13849-1.
  • Safety Light Curtain CAD Drawings
  • Safety Resource Center — Access current safety-related white papers, videos, presentations, simulations, calculators, and other tools.
  • Knowledgebase — Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.

Applications

Typical applications for the POC Type 4 GuardShield Safe 4 Light Curtains include:

  • Metal working
  • Shears
  • Punch presses
  • Robot cells
  • Automated processes

Customer Success

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

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