Carlo Gavazzi has launched the MC36C Series Compact Safety Magnetic Sensors, designed for safety-related applications, such as the monitoring of swinging, sliding or removable safety guards, which keep personnel safe from dangerous areas. The MC36C Series of magnetically-coded REED safety magnetic sensors are the ideal solution to monitor the position of sliding, hinged and removable safety guards, especially in dirty and dusty environments. Thanks to their wide actuation range, the MC36C magnetic sensors are ideally suited for use in applications where great tolerances are required, such as with safety gates or doors which are imprecisely aligned.
The MC36C Series are extremely versatile and can work as standalone or in conjunction with a safety module to reach a safety category 4, according to the EN ISO 13849-1 Standard. These are some of the features which make these sensors extremely flexible to meet various application requirements: compact size (36x26x13mm), output configuration (2 NO or 1 NO and 1 NC), availability with 2m cable or M8 quick disconnect (left or right exit).
Other important features include:
- Assured switching range: 5mm w/MC36CM
- Assured switch-off range: 15mm w/MC36CM
- Operating temp.: -25 to +80°C (-13 to 176°F)
- Rated operating voltage: 12-24 VAC/VDC
- Rated operating current: 0.25 A (resistive)
- Maximum switching load: 6W (resistive)
- Maximum operating frequency: 100 Hz
- Optional LED indication
- Degree of protection: IP67
- CE and cULus approved
The MC36C safety magnetic sensors are the best choice for non-contact detection and are suitable to monitor safety gates that prevent the entry of personnel in the vicinity of dangerous machines in motion, such as conveyors, robots, mechanical links, etc.