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With deTec4 Core, Sick Really Sets the Standards for Safety Light Curtains

With the deTec4 Core, Sick really sets the standard for safety light curtains, offering protection without blind zones, automatic distance measurement, easy commissioning without configuration and diagnostic codes that can be interpreted directly.

The new deTec4 Core is an electro-sensitive protective device that complies with performance level “e” in accordance with EN ISO 13849 as well as SIL3 in accordance with IEC 61508. In terms of mechanical installation, the deTec4 Core delivers convincing performance with brackets that can easily be aligned, allowing for significantly faster installation of the protective device. Standard mounting sets are included in the package contents.

Video: deTec4 Core: The new safety light curtain generation from Sick

Easy to integrate and economical in operation

In terms of safety technology, the deTec4 Core safety light curtain concentrates on the essentials while providing additional benefits with its innovative layout. The new design is not only extremely robust but also space saving. Whether resolutions of 14 mm or 30 mm – blind zones are a thing of the past, thanks to the new type of cable outlet. Starting at 300mm, protective field heights can be selected in 150mm increments, up to a maximum of 2100 mm – providing protection against intervention in accordance with EN ISO 13855. There is also a choice of ranges, 7m at a resolution of 14mm or 10m at a resolution of 30mm.

Easy to Configure and Install

Since the safety light curtain only works in protective mode, no specific configuration is required. Additional functions can be set up via the safety relays or the Sick Flexi Soft safety controllers . Exact adjustment of the range occurs automatically at start-up by the deTec4 Core itself – moreover, the integrated alignment display ensures fast and accurate positioning of the sender and receiver in relation to each other.

Suitable for demanding environments

The innovations provided by the deTec4 Core are not limited to standard applications IP65 and IP67 enclosure rating with an operating temperature range from –30 °C to +55 °C allow the safety light curtains to be used in demanding environments as well.

Sick deTec4 Core Light Curtains are Suitable for any Situation

Features at a Glance

  • Type 4 (IEC 61496), SIL3 (IEC 61508), PL e (EN ISO 13849)
  • Absence of blind zones
  • Resolution of 14 mm or 30 mm
  • Protective field height of 300 mm to 2100 mm
  • Automatic calibration on the protective field width up to 10 m range
  • Ambient operating temperature of –30 °C to +55 °C
  • Enclosure rating IP65 and IP67
  • Flexi Loop-compatible M12 male connector


Your Benefits

  • Simple assembly with innovative mounting
  • Quick commissioning thanks to integrated LED display and automatic measurement of protective field range (up to 10m range)
  • Suitable for use in harsh ambient conditions
  • Standardised M12 5-pin connectivity compatible with Flexi Loop
  • Basic function with minimal configuration effort enables quick replacement if servicing is required


Looking for more information? We can help with that...

Take a look at these handy Sick deTec4 Safety Light Curtain 'How-to' Videos . Alternatively, download a brochure on the right, or give us a call on 01254 685900 to discuss your application with one of our Sales or Technical Support Engineers.

Sick deTec4 Core Safety Light Curtain



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