The Dtec4 Prime Safety Light CurtainSick claims its deTec4 Prime safety light curtain family is extra-rugged and suitable for harsh environments and wide machines. Possible applications in automotive manufacturing include multi-station component assembly lines or protecting long chassis body building stations on commercial vehicles.

The company says the system features integrated laser alignment to simplify installation and provides full end-to-end protection with no blind zones. The deTec4 Prime offers protective field heights in increments from 300mm to 2,100mm and a choice of finger (14mm) or hand (30mm) resolution providing protection against operator intervention in accordance with EN ISO 13855 in applications covering up to 21 metres, claims Sick.