Schmersal is pleased to announce the extension of their family of non-contact electronic safety sensors. The RSS36 sensors meet stringent North American and European approvals, are CE and cUL approved, and can be used in the highest level of machine safety circuits, PLe per ISO13849-1 and SIL3 perIEC61508.
The RSS36 sensor uses enhanced RFID technology, which can be used in combination with the patented Pulse-Echo technology from Schmersal in a series circuit up to 31devices while maintaining the desired safety level. The RSS36 can be connected to a number of standard safety controllers offered by Schmersal. The RSS36 also offers a magnetic latch option which provides a holding force of 5 lbs and can be used as a door stop. Like the Pulse Echo technology, the RSS36 comes standard with diagnostic LED’s on the sensor to indicate various errors, mis-alignment and door open/closed signaling. For more advanced indication the RSS36 is also available with serial diagnostics.