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SF4B-C safety light curtain

Type 4 - compact safety light curtain.
SF4B-C safety light curtain shadow

Type 4 - compact safety light curtain

The compact safety light curtains with a thickness of only 20 x 27.4mm come with an ultra light housing. The combination of a plastic body with a metal inner frame is designed to minimize weight while at the same time increasing the toughness. The SF4B-C series is available as a hand protection type with a beam pitch of 20mm, allowing you to detect objects with a diameter as small as 25mm. The arm-protection type with its beam pitch of 40mm can detect objects of 45mm and larger. Both types offer an operation range of up to 7m. Cable and connector types are available.


  • Side mounting possible to avoid dead zones
  • Very light weight due to combined metal/polycarbonate housing
  • Very compact dimensions (20 x 27.4mm)
  • Large multi-purpose indicator
  • PNP / NPN polarity switching
  • Beam alignment indicator
  • Interference prevention incorporated
  • IP65 protection
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Options: Metal protection case

Applicable beam channels   (Only one product per packaging unit. Order two for mounting.)
Hand protection type Arm/foot protection type Model no.
12 -- MS-SF4BCH-12
16 8 MS-SF4BCH-16
20 -- MS-SF4BCH-20
24 12 MS-SF4BCH-24
28 -- MS-SF4BCH-28
32 16 MS-SF4BCH-32
36 -- MS-SF4BCH-36
40 20 MS-SF4BCH-40
48 24 MS-SF4BCH-48
56 28 MS-SF4BCH-56
64 32 MS-SF4BCH-64
72 36 MS-SF4BCH-72
80 40 MS-SF4BCH-80

Control unit

Designation Model no. Description
Slim type control unit SF-C13

Use a discrete wire cable to connect the control unit to the light curtain. The muting function can be used. Compatible with up to Control Category 4.

When connecting the pigtailed type (with muting function) SF4B-_CA-J05, be sure to order a mating cable separately.

  • Mating cable: SFB-CC_-MU
  • Extension cable: SFB-CCJ_-MU


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 Catálogo Resumen Sensores Data sheet 30.6 MB 28.04.2021 Spanish
PDF Data sheet SF4B-C Data sheet 9.3 MB 01.12.2013 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
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 SF4 series - Nu tijdelijke actieprijzen! Flyer 3.4 MB Dutch
PDF SF4B-C skrócona instrukcja obsługi, ME-SF4BC_V2PL Manual 1.3 MB 19.11.2021 Polish
PDF SF4B-C Type 4 Instruction Manual, WUME-SF4BC-11 Manual 1.7 MB 27.09.2023 English
PDF SF4B-C Type 4 Manuel d’instructions, WUMF-SF4BC-9 Manual 1.8 MB 27.09.2023 French
PDF SF4B-C Type 4 Quick Instruction Manual, ME-SF4BC Manual 445.4 KB 27.09.2023 English
ZIP SF4B-C series, 2D Data CAD 8.5 MB
ZIP SF4B-C series, 3D Data CAD 38.5 MB
PDF SF4BC Manuale di istruzioni, WUMIT-SF4BC-10 Manual 4.1 MB 19.11.2021 Italian
PDF Safety light curtains from rugged to small: SF4 series Flyer 2.6 MB 01.01.2015 English
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 Top seller - Automation products, 6215euen Catalog, Shortform 15.7 MB 04.05.2023 English
PDF Übersicht Sensoren Catalog, Shortform 28 MB 05.05.2022 German
PDF Übersicht Topseller Automatisierungstechnik, 6215eude Catalog, Shortform 15.6 MB 24.04.2023 German