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SF2B safety light curtain - discontinued 30.09.2022

SF2B - Type 2 safety solution.

SF2B - Type 2 safety solution

The SF2B series fulfils international safety regulations at a reasonable cost. From area sensors to light curtains, Panasonic provides the optimum device to solve your safety application. Safety regulations throughout the world require different safety designs for various risk levels. The SF2B series' design complies with the IEC 61496 international safety standard, and is also guaranteed by a third-party certification organization. Now also available with new corner mirrors for less work and less wiring. A large reduction in cost!


  • 32 varieties for arm protection
  • High-speed response (max. 15ms)
  • No dead zone; unit height = protective height
  • OSSD1 and OSSD2 NPN/PNP type available
  • Error code display
  • Series connection
  • Mutual interference prevention (ELCA)


    • Test rods
    • Intermediate supporting brackets
    • Corner mirrors


    • Mounting brackets
    • Adapter mounting brackets
    • Bottom cap cables
    • Extension cables
    • Cables for series connection
    • Control units
    • Laser alignment tool
    • Large display unit for light curtain
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    Typical applications

    SF2B safety light curtain applications Panasonic Industry
    • Protection against malfunction caused by extraneous light
    • Protection against mutual interference thanks to interference prevention


    Name File Type Size Date Language
    PDF Brochure "Focus Automazione" Catalog, Shortform 3.1 MB 01.04.2022 Italian
    PDF Brochure Capteurs Catalog, Shortform 32.5 MB 13.09.2021 French
    PDF Cable SF2B-CB05-B - CMJE-SF2BCBB Manual 146.8 KB 22.10.2018 English
    PDF Catálogo Resumen Sensores Data sheet 29 MB 28.04.2021 Spanish
    PDF Corner Mirror for SF4D / SF4B / SF2B Series RF-SFBH-□ - ME-RFSFBH Manual 457.2 KB 22.10.2018 English
    PDF Data sheet SF2B Data sheet 5.7 MB 12.10.2018 English
    PDF Dead Zoneless Mounting Bracket MS-SF2B-3 - CMJE-MSSF2B3 Manual 309.2 KB 22.10.2018 English
    PDF MC-SFBH-□ Instruction Manual, CMJEC-MCSFBH Manual 277.8 KB 01.06.2016 English, Japanese
    ZIP Panasonic Sistema library version 1.3 for safety products. Software, Library 726.6 KB 01.11.2022 German
    ZIP Panasonic Sistema library version 1.3 for safety products. Software, Library 720.1 KB 01.11.2022 English
    ZIP Panasonic Sistema library version 2.1.1 for safety products. Software, Library 1.5 MB 01.11.2022 English
    ZIP Panasonic Sistema library version 2.1.1 for safety products. Software, Library 1.5 MB 01.11.2022 German
    PDF Productos para la Seguridad Industrial Catalog, Shortform 6.6 MB 26.11.2019 Spanish
    PDF Programma Sensori Catalog, Shortform 2.6 MB 11.01.2021 Italian
    PDF RF-SFBH series: Corner mirror for light curtain Manual 508.7 KB 01.07.2007 English
    Raccolta Applicazioni Sensori Data sheet 24.2 KB 20.12.2018 Italian
    PDF SF-AC Instruction Manual, Instruction Manual, ME-SFAC Manual 330.2 KB 20.08.2018 English
    PDF SF-C13 Modul przekaznikowy przeznaczony specjalnie do kurtyny bezpieczenstwa, MJE-SFC13 No.0077-89V Manual 1.5 MB 19.11.2021 Polish
    PDF SF-C21 Programowalny sterownik bezpieczenstwa, MPL-SFC21 Manual 986.1 KB 16.04.2020 Polish
    ZIP SF2B 2D Data CAD 667.7 KB 01.06.2007
    ZIP SF2B 3D Data CAD 26.1 MB 01.06.2007
    PDF SF2B Quick Instruction Manual, MJEC-SF2B Manual 3.2 MB 16.12.2021 English, Japanese, Chinese, simplified
    PDF SF2B SL Instruction Manual, MJE-SF2BSL Manual 5.2 MB 16.12.2021 English
    PDF SF2B Series Instruction Manual, WUME-SF2B-16 Manual 3.4 MB 16.12.2021 English
    PDF SF2B Tipo 2 Manual de instrucciones, WUMES-SF2B-16 Manual 10.5 MB 19.11.2021 Spanish
    PDF SF2B Tipo 2 Manuale di Istruzioni, WUMIT-SF2B-16 Manual 10.9 MB 19.11.2021 Italian
    PDF SF2B Type 2 Manuel d'instructions, WUMFR-SF2B-16 Manual 10.3 MB 19.11.2021 French
    PDF SF2B Version 2 Bedienungsanleitung, WUMDE-SF2B-16 Manual 9.6 MB 19.11.2021 German
    PDF Sensor Selection Guide for Packaging Industry Catalog 14.7 MB 12.07.2022 English
    PDF Sensoren Optoelektronische Schutzeinrichtungen Catalog, Shortform 5.7 MB 15.10.2018 German
    PDF Sensori Fotoelettrici Guida tecnica Data sheet, Technical information 1.9 MB 01.05.2006 Italian
    PDF Senzory - Zkrácená verze Catalog, Shortform 10.1 MB 28.01.2013 Czech
    PDF Short Form Sensors for Factory Automation Catalog, Shortform 32.7 MB 08.07.2021 English
    PDF Short form Industrial safety products Catalog, Shortform 6.9 MB 15.10.2018 English
    PDF Übersicht Sensoren Catalog, Shortform 28 MB 05.05.2022 German