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SF4B safety light curtain - discontinued 30.09.2022

Safety light curtains, type 4, PLe.

Safety light curtains, type 4, PLe

More the 40 different models and modular expandability characterize the SF4B series. The compact safety light curtains, type 4 according to EN 61496-1 /-2 and performance level PLe according to EN ISO 13849, are available in 3 different beam pitches (10mm, 20mm und 40mm) and in numerous sensing heights. The series continues to stand out with its flexibility and wide range of accessories. Besides mounting brackets and extension cables, cables for series connection are available that guarantee installation free of dead zones. New: a corner mirror is now available for the series. The corner mirror substantially reduces costs under certain circumstances because wiring and mounting efforts drop sharply.


  • Diverse types (41 models)
  • No dead zone with series connection
  • Short response time (max. 14ms ON->OFF) for all sizes
  • Protective height corresponds to actual height (no dead zone)
  • OSSD1 and OSSD2 switchable for NPN/PNP
  • Integrated muting control
  • Fixed and floating blanking function
  • Self-diagnostic system with status indicator
  • No interference from extraneous light due to ELCA (Extraneous Light Check Avoid) function (especially suited for welding robots)
  • Override
  • LED display for beam-axis alignment, which simplifies mounting
  • Handy controller SFB-HC


  • Connection cables
  • External safety control units
  • Extension cables
  • Cable for series connection without dead zone
  • Sensor mounting bracket
  • Slit masks
  • External safety control units
  • Corner mirror
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  • Guarding space around welding robot
    A spatter protection hood type perfect for welding devices is also available.


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 Brochure wire saving Y-shape connector for SF4B-A_-J05 und SF4B-H_-J05 Data sheet 1.3 MB 01.10.2013 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 SF4B Data sheet 18.1 MB English
PDF Datenblatt SF4B Data sheet 2.2 MB German
PDF Flyer campagna SF4B Flyer 8 MB Italian
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
PDF SF4 series - Nu tijdelijke actieprijzen! Flyer 3.4 MB Dutch
ZIP SF4B 2D Data CAD 645.1 KB 01.06.2007
ZIP SF4B 3D Data CAD 15.7 MB 01.06.2007
PDF SF4B Aktion Flyer 383.2 KB 01.01.2015 German
ZIP SF4B Betriebsanleitung Manual 5.8 MB 01.02.2009 German
ZIP SF4B Instruction Manual Manual 5.8 MB 01.02.2009 English
ZIP SF4B Manual de Instrucciones Manual 6 MB 01.02.2009 Spanish
ZIP SF4B Manuale di Istruzione Manual 8 MB 01.05.2009 Italian
ZIP SF4B Manuel d'instructions Manual 5.9 MB 01.02.2009 French
PDF SF4B Prix spéciaux Flyer 2.3 MB French
PDF SF4B Special sale Flyer 384.4 KB 01.01.2015 English
PDF SF4B V2 Barriera di sicurezza, WUMIT-SF4BV2-14 Manual 7.3 MB 19.11.2021 Italian
PDF SF4B V2 Barrière immatérielle de sécurité, WUMFR-SF4BV2-14 Manual 7.6 MB 19.11.2021 French
PDF SF4B V2 Manual de Instrucciones, WUMES-SF4B-14 Manual 7.9 MB 19.11.2021 Spanish
PDF SF4B V2 Series Instruction Manual, WUME-SF4BV2-13 Manual 4.4 MB 05.08.2021 English
PDF SF4B V2 Series Quick Instruction Manual, MJECK-SF4BV2 Manual 4.9 MB 05.08.2021 English, Japanese, Chinese, simplified, Korean
PDF SF4B V2 Sicherheitslichtvorhang, WUMDE-SF4BV2-14 Manual 10.3 MB 19.11.2021 German
ZIP SF4B(V2) 2D/3D Data CAD 44.3 MB 10.05.2011 English, German, Italian, Spanish
PDF SF4B-01 V2 Instruction Manual, WUME-SF4B01V2-15 Manual 6.4 MB 05.08.2021 English
PDF SF4B-01 V2 Quick Instruction Manual, MJEC-SF4B01V2 Manual 4.9 MB 05.08.2021 English, Chinese, simplified, Japanese, Korean
PDF SF4B-03 Ver.2 Instruction Manual, MJE-SF4B03V2 Manual 4.1 MB 05.08.2021 English
PDF SF4B-G Ver.2 Instruction Manual, WUME-SF4BGV2-12 Manual 4.4 MB 05.08.2021 English
PDF SF4B-G Ver.2 Quick Instruction Manual, MJEC-SF4BGV2 Manual 4.7 MB 05.08.2021 English, Japanese, Chinese, simplified
PDF SF4B-G-01 Ver.2 Instruction Manual, WUME-SF4BG01V2-7 Manual 4.6 MB 05.08.2021 English
PDF SF4B-HG-01 Ver.2 Quick Instruction Manual, MJEC-SF4BG01V2 Manual 4.5 MB 05.08.2021 English, Japanese, Chinese, simplified
PDF SF4B<V2> skrócona instrukcja obsługi, MJECK-SF4BV2_V2PL Manual 2.1 MB 19.11.2021 Polish
PDF SFB-HC (Ver 2.1) Instruction Manual, MJE-SFBHC Manual 1.4 MB 01.01.2013 English
PDF SFB-HC Instruction Manual, MJE-SFBHC Manual 1.5 MB 01.06.2016 English
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 Übersicht Sensoren Catalog, Shortform 28 MB 05.05.2022 German