Simplifying Safety Light Curtains

Simplifying Safety Light Curtains

Posted by Beckie Sullivan on Jul 10th 2023

Safety light curtains can get complicated.


It can be difficult to find the corresponding transmitter for the receiver, alignment can be tricky and installation cumbersome.

The good news is we have a solution, introducing the Leuze ELC series! 


Quick and Accurate Alignment

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The multi-level alignment display makes commissioning these light curtains a breeze!


You can monitor the alignment result right from the transmitter using the easy to see, bright LEDs.


Rough alignment? Not a problem, it will be reliably displayed. 

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Easy To Install and Connect

A swivel function allows quick alignment but even if alignment is not necessary, the sliding blocks included can be used. 


The M12 connector is easily accessible via the cable. No configuration is necessary and the connection cables need no shielding


Shock and Vibration Proof

Between the housings made of metal throughout and their unique design, this series is extremely shock and vibration proof.

Simple Integration

It’s nice to hear that a safety light curtain is easily integrated into your machine design.


The specially designed housing on the ELC series allows flexible cable routing… in all directions.


The cable is always routed into the interior of the machine and protected at the same time.

You can also mount flush at the dead zones!



  • Safety Type 4, SIL 3, PL e
  • 17mm (finger) resolution/3m operating range or 30mm (hand) resolution/6m range
  • 4.2 to 21ms response time
  • 300mm cable with M12 connector
  • 0 to 55°C

The ELC series of safety light curtains offer reliable finger (17mm) and hand (30mm) detection. It is ideal for guarding the point of operation of your machine or system.


The necessary distance between the protective device and the point of operation is to be as small as possible.


These light curtains can even be be used on presses or any application that has continuous impact and vibrations. They have a shock resistance of 400 m/s2.


With protective field lengths of up to 1500mm, this light curtain is able to safeguard access points to machines and systems.

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