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SF2C safety light curtain

Ultra-slim safety light curtain with LED indicators, Type 2.

Ultra-slim safety light curtain with LED indicators, Type 2

The compact safety light curtains with a thickness of only 13.2mm come in an ultra light polycarbonate enclosure. They are available as a hand protection type with a beam pitch of 20mm, allowing you to detect objects as small as 25mm in diameter. The light curtains are delivered with a 3-meter cable and mounting brackets (MS-SFC-1).


  • Easy beam axis alignment due to large aperture angle
  • Less mounting effort due to reduced wiring
  • Slim size for compact applications
  • Very lightweight due to polycarbonate  enclosure
  • Optimum small width of only 13.2mm
  • Interference prevention output
  • IP67 protection
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Metal protection case
Applicable beam channels (2 pcs. per set for emitter and receiver)
SF2C-H_ Model No.
12 MS-SFCH-12
16 MS-SFCH-16
20 MS-SFCH-20
24 MS-SFCH-24
28 MS-SFCH-28
32 MS-SFCH-32


Control unit
Designation Model No. Description
Slim control unit SF-C13 Connection to the light curtain with a discrete wire. Relay output available. Compatible with up to control category 4 (control category 2 when used together with the SF2C series).


SF2C 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 Capteurs Catalog, Shortform 32.5 MB 13.09.2021 French
PDF Catálogo Resumen Sensores Data sheet 30.6 MB 28.04.2021 Spanish
PDF Datasheet SF2C Data sheet 13 MB English
PDF General-purpose Fiber Head Instruction Manual, MJEC-FXAT4567 Manual 251.5 KB 02.11.2015 English
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
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 SF2C Bedienungsanleitung, WUMG-SF2C-7 Manual 1.5 MB 16.12.2021 German
PDF SF2C Manual de instrucciones, WUMS-SF2C-7 Manual 1.5 MB 16.12.2021 Spanish
PDF SF2C Manuale di istruzioni, WUMI-SF2C-7 Manual 1.5 MB 16.12.2021 Italian
PDF SF2C Manuel d'instructions, WUMF-SF2C-8 Manual 1.5 MB 16.12.2021 French
PDF SF2C Quick Instruction Manual, ME-SF2C Manual 423.6 KB 16.12.2021 English
PDF SF2C Series Instruction Manual, WUME-SF2C-8 Manual 1.5 MB 16.12.2021 English
ZIP SF2C series, 2D Data CAD 817.8 KB
ZIP SF2C series, 3D Data CAD 4.8 MB
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