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F3SG-R Series

Safety Light Curtain

F3SG-R Series

Offers Both Durability and Reliability

Troubleshooting and Setting Tool downloads

Select the indicator status to see the error cause and solution. And download Setting Tool SD Manager2.

Increase both durability and productivity

The new cutting oil resistant Robust type is added

Fast set-up and high resistance to environmental changes

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Multifunctional Advanced type F3SG-RA

[Quick and easy installation] Intuitive and smart designs for fast set-up

Simple beam adjustment

Simply watch for the top and bottom indicators to illuminate when adjustment is completed.
The optional laser pointer and lamp can be used to reduce the time required to set up the light curtain.

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Mounting brackets

Four types of mounting brackets provide vertical or vertical and horizontal adjustment even after mounting, making beam adjustment easier.

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Optical synchronization – No sync lines required

Optical synchronization eliminates the need of wiring for synchronization between the emitter and receiver.
The resulting flexible wiring reduces disconnection risk and avoids noise sources.

Optical synchronization

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Smartclick cable connection for fast set-up

No torque-control required:
the Smartclick connectors connect cables with just a 1/8th turn of the M12 waterproof connector.
* Smartclick is a registered trademark of OMRON Corporation.

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Simple wiring thanks to reduced wiring connectors

Simple wiring makes installation faster.
Fewer cables reduce disconnection risk and noise trouble.

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[Stable operation and predictive maintenance] Visualization eliminates machine downtime

The lamp notifies low light intensity

The lamp notifies when the incident light level drops due to dirt, which mp hich prevents sudden stops.

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Data logging for quick troubleshooting

The error logs stored in the F3SG-RA can be downloaded to a PC that is connected with the F3SG-RA using the dedicated interface unit. The Configuration Tool SD Manager2 can be used to analyze errors to identify causes and solutions. The data on light intensity, power-ON time, and switching frequency can also be collected regularly for predictive maintenance.

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Bluetooth® allows to check status without stopping the line

The SD Manager2 can be used to check the status of the safety light curtain wirelessly after pairing the safety light curtain with PC via Bluetooth®, which reduces maintenance time.

Wireless connectivity
- Monitoring during operation
- No possibility of blocking beams
- No work required after completing checks
- Monitoring from anywhere
- Serial number to choose the right safety light curtain from many installed on lines

[For global use] Easy to deploy around the world

PNP/NPN selection

The F3SG-RA is designed to be used in a variety of environments around the world, conforming to international standards.

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Global production and delivery

Omron enhanced the global production bases and local services in Japan, China, United States, and Europe to deliver Omron products quickly and reliably. Our sales network of approximately 150 offices in 40 countries and regions supports our customers.

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Troubleshooting in eight languages*

You can find causes and solutions of errors that occur during operation on the troubleshooting webpage in eight languages. Operators across the world can check the error details in their local languages, which will help them minimize time to troubleshoot.

* English, Chinese, Italian, Korean, French, German, Spanish, and Japanese

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[Easy adjustment] Increase productivity by detecting workpieces correctly

Muting

The F3SG-RA provides the advanced Muting function that disables beams which detect the presence of a workpiece or the position of a machine or robot.
Workpieces can go in and out of a danger zone without stopping the machine.

[Conventional Muting] Muting secured safety, but the set-up was time consuming.

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[Multiple-beam sensor technology for vibrating workpieces] Smart muting actuator F3W-MA

The smart muting actuator extends the functions of the F3SG-R in applications where a workpiece is vibrating forward and backward This prevents unexpected machine downtime and significantly reduces adjustment time.

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[Automatic partial muting for workpieces with various heights] Dynamic Muting

When workpieces with various heights are conveyed on the same line, the dynamic muting function automatically sets the appropriate beams, based on the height of the object.

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* Partial muting: A function that allows specified beams (e.g., beams blocked by a workpiece) to be disabled, keeping others active, even during muting.

[Easy configuration and maintenance] Easy to use | Configuration Tool SD Manager2

Minimizing setting and detection errors

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The Configuration Tool SD Manager2 visualizes the installation positions and settings by logging the muting sensor operating conditions of the F3SG-R. It helps ensure reliable, first-time-right configuration.

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From configuration and adjustment to maintenance

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The SD Manager2 helps you to make and change settings.

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The Configuration Tool SD Manager2 is available to download from
Omron website:
http://www.ia.omron.com/f3sg-r_tool

[NEW] Cutting oil resistant Robust type F3SG-RR

[IP67G] Robust design for reliable use even in cutting oil environments

Four times longer* cutting oil resistance

The F3SG-RR has the ability to protect from cutting oil (IP67G) for four times longer than the previous model.

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* Compared to the previous model (Omron survey as of March 2017)

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Simple Easy type F3SG-RE

[Reduced wiring and fast response] Simple ON/OFF detection

Easy version for cost-efficiency

The Easy type inherits the robust but slim housing and basic safety features of the Advanced type. Simple ON/OFF detection reduces errors, preventing productivity from dropping.

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Easier to build safety circuits

Only four wires are required for the minimum configuration, which is as simple as wiring a photoelectric sensor. Simple connection with a safety controller makes it easy to build a safety circuit.

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[Industry's fastest class*] Fastest response time of 5 ms

The Easy type that allows the distance between the light curtain and hazard source to be reduced is ideal for the use in a small machine.
* Omron survey as of March 2017

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[Also] Use easy-to-obtain cables

Commercially available M12 connector cables can be used as extension cables to build a safety circuit.

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