PSDI function in presses

The simple, safe way to increase productivity


Thanks to the PSDI (Presence Sensing Device Initiation) function in the Flexi Soft safety controller, it is possible to control the press cycle in manual insertion presses using a type 4 safety light curtain in PSDI mode. As soon as the worker removes his or her hand from the hazardous point, the press automatically restarts. Not only does this remove the need for two-hand control devices, it also offers clear benefits when it comes to providing workers with ergonomic, safe workstations – and ensures that more of the machine capacity is utilized. Continue reading

A masterpiece based on an original design

deTec4 Prime safety light curtain


Now with the new deTec4 Core and deTec2 Core safety light curtains, the protection of hazardous points and access points is easier than ever. The newest member of the deTec4 Prime family adds additional features and functionality. Continue reading

Safe operation for large-format printers

Printing in high speed and collision-free


Greater cost-effectiveness through increased productivity – swissQprint is setting a new benchmark with its new Nyala 2 large-format printer. This is also made possible by the machine’s smart safety concept, into which SICK’s miniTwin2 safety light curtains are integrated, guaranteeing collision-free operation of the print head cartridge. Continue reading

Safety light curtains and photoelectric sensors

Market leader for cigar production facilities relies on SICK

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On the outskirts of the Dutch village of Duizel lie the administrative buildings and production halls of ATD Machinery B.V. It is here, in the buildings of the cigar manufacturer Royal Agio Cigars, that the machines which are supplied to cigar producers all over the world are built. The market leader for production facilities in the cigar industry relies on SICK as a partner “for the long run”. Continue reading