Machine & Process Safeguarding

Safety Components are required for safety countermeasures in equipment and facilities. They are used for shut-out detection of mechanical guards, checking intrusion into hazardous areas, and building safety circuits. Today, forward-thinking manufacturers clearly realize the new role of increased safety on the factory floor.

  • Recently adopted international safety standards have shifted the way systems are evaluated
  • Safety is a corporate responsibility, not an obstruction to productivity
  • Safety is essential to increased productivityand profitability

Poised at the leading-edge of safety solutions worldwide, Omron’s safety products focus on making safety work. Their automation safety products meet or exceed local and international safety standards.

Machine & Process Safeguarding

Safety Light Curtains

1. Safety Light Curtains

Models are simple to install, and available in a wide selection of protected heights and resolutions.

Safety Laser Scanners

2. Safety Laser Scanners

Omron' OS32C is a very compact safety laser scanner. It has 70 zone configurations for complex guarding parameters. Safety coverage up to 4 m at 270 degrees.

Safety Switches & Operator Controls

3. Safety Switches & Operator Controls

Tamper resistant switches enhance mechanical guarding methods.
  • Guardlocking switches
  • Hinge pin switches
  • Non-contact switches
  • Limit switches
  • Tongue switches
  • Explosion-proof versions

Emergency Stop Devices

4. Emergency Stop Devices

  • Enclosed and panel-mounted models available with key-operated reset
  • Combination rope and push button actuated emergency stop switches
  • Heavy duty housing offering rope spans to 200 meters

Mats & Area Guarding/Safety Edges & Bumpers

5. Mats & Area Guarding/Safety Edges & Bumpers

Built tough for tough environments. Combine a mat with a controller to provide proven reliability.

6. Perimeter Guarding

PA4600 models are available with single and multiple-beam models with an operating range to 70 meters. They’re perfect when installing fences is not practical.

Programmable Safety Systems/Safety Monitoring Relays

7. Programmable Safety Systems/Safety Monitoring Relays

The NX-S series of controller offers Safety over EtherCAT, Omron's first to offer integrated safety functionality into the Sysmac platform, suitable for mid to large sized applications; now with stand-alone capabilities.

The G9SP stand-alone programmable safety controller for mid-sized applications supports direct connection to safety mats and non-contact switches. The NE1A DeviceNet safety network controller is well-suited for large complex applications, while safety monitoring relays are ideal for ensuring control reliability in smaller applications.

Enabling Switches

8. Enabling Switches

Provides the additional protection needed during set-up, programming and servicing of robotic and automatic equipment. Has distinct clicks for three easily discernible positions.

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