Benefits of Eagle Signal’s CT4 SERIES

by Haleigh Rozier | May 22, 2018

Eagle Signal manufactures electronic timer, electromechanical timer, and other devices. Within the electromechanical family is the HQ4 series of percentage timers. Percentage timers are a type of repeat cycle device that is compact and long-lasting. The HQ4 series is a unique timer that can function as an on delay, off delay, interval timer or repeat cycle device. Eagle Signal offers this accurate, economical, enclosed timer for a wide range of applications. Specifically, those where repetitive ON times of a fixed cycle requires adjustability. This series is a panel mounted unit with an exposed dial. The load relays’ seal protects against the environment. The HQ4 proves to be durable in industries such as chemical, feeding, irrigation controls, electric heaters, and motor controls. Recently, Eagle Signal developed an improved version of the HQ4 Series called the Cycl-Time® or CT4 Series.

CT4 series cycl-time percent timer/

The CT4 offers improved features including resolution, potentiometer, ease of setting, torque, safety, sealings, and wiring. Also, the Cycl-Time®’s resolution is more defined. For example, the colors of the faceplate offer more contrast for reading the time settings. With 100 ticks around the dial rather than 50, the CT4’s percentage options are more precise than the HQ4. The torque of the Cycl-Time® dial is more resistant to change than before. Once the timer is set, it will not rotate any further without intentional force from the user. These features combine to make the timer more accurate and easier to set. Safety is always the greatest concern when designing any product. The Cycl-Time® has a plastic guard over the terminal block to protect the user’s fingers from exposure to contractors. This percentage timer is ideal for applications environmental factors would usually cause concern. These features provide a longer lasting product and additional safety. The wiring and electrical connections of the HQ4 was also updated for the CT4. It now has four electrical connections, rather than seven, all in a straight line on the back of the body of the timer. As mentioned before, this timer is made to panel mounted. Eagle Signal continues to design the most accurate, economical, and reliable products in the industry. The HQ4 and Cycl-Time® Series are both exceptional devices fit for their specific applications. Cycl-Time® proves to be a respectable replacement option to the HQ4 Series.

CT4 Series CYCL-TIME Percent Timer

Magnetically or RFID-coded safety sensors provide contactless security for doors, hoods and flaps

For any machine requiring a fixed guard-door or cover, the YSR series ensures reliable state monitoring (door open or closed). Thanks to their serial connection capability, YSR types are particularly suitable for applications using multiple sensors, such as long packaging or assembly lines. These RFID-coded devices are classified type 4 according to ISO 14119.

RFID technology enables the user to assign a unique code to each sensor and actuator system, which greatly reduces the risk of tampering. YSR sensors can also be connected in series via the OSSD output and inputs, allowing up to 30 sensors to connect with just one relay or controller.

Since each sensor can provide individual feedback, it is possible to identify which guard-doors are open and which are closed. This is particularly useful when many sensors are connected in series.

The YSR series is part of a range of non-contact safety sensors used to monitor guard-doors, hoods or covers. Thanks to non-contact switching and coded RFID communication, the service life of these compact sensors is very long. Housings are ECOLAB-approved and rated to IP6K9K, making them suitable for washdown applications.

Safety level is category 4 according to ISO 13849-1.

Download datasheets:
Safety Magnetic Sensors YSM-xxK4-MxxN-xxxx
Safety RFID Sensors YSR-xxK4-xESE-xxxx

Product Product type + Safety level  Datasheet
Contrinex product finder YSR-22K4-TESE-P012

YSR-22K4-RESE-C050

605-000-760

RFID sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSR-22K4-TESE-P012

YSR-22K4-RESE-P012

605-000-762

RFID sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSR-22K4-TESE-P012

YSR-22K4-TESE-C050

605-000-761

RFID sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSR-22K4-TESE-P012

YSR-22K4-TESE-P012

605-000-763

RFID sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3

Safety Magnetic Sensors

For any machine requiring a fixed guard-door or cover, the YSM series ensures reliable state monitoring (door open or closed). A magnetically coded system (type 4 according to ISO 14119) makes the YSM series immune to mutual interference and highly resistant to tampering. It is also possible to mount the actuator behind a stainless steel plate, which further reduces accessibility.

The YSM series is part of a range of non-contact safety sensors used to monitor guard-doors, hoods or covers. Thanks to non-contact switching and coded communication, the service life of these compact sensors is very long. Housings are ECOLAB-approved and rated to IP6K9K, making them suitable for washdown applications.

Safety level is category 4 according to ISO 13849-1.

Download datasheets:
Safety Magnetic Sensors YSM-xxK4-MxxN-xxxx
Safety RFID Sensors YSR-xxK4-xESE-xxxx


Available Products

Product name Product type + Safety level Datasheet
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

605-000-751

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MEAN-P012

605-000-755

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MEFL-C050

605-000-771

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MEFN-C050

605-000-749

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MEFN-P012

605-000-753

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MSAN-C050

605-000-750

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MSAN-P012

605-000-754

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MSFN-C050

605-000-748

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-22K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-22K4-MSFN-P012

605-000-752

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-78K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-78K4-MEAN-C050

605-000-757

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-78K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-78K4-MEAN-P012

605-000-759

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-78K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-78K4-MEFL-C050

605-000-772

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-78K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-78K4-MEFN-C050

605-000-756

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3
Contrinex product finder YSM-78K4-MEAN-C050

YSM-78K4-MEFN-P012

605-000-758

Magnetic sensor, Cat. 4, PL e, SIL 3

 

SAFETINEX light curtains

To speed up delivery to our North American customers, Contrinex is now manufacturing our highly popular SAFETINEX line of light curtains in the USA! Each Safetinex product is hand-assembled, tested for quality and accuracy, pressurized and verified right in our newly expanded Texas location. Call (866) 289 2899 to order your kit today.

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The newly developed YBB Type 2 series comprises a complete range of 30 mm resolution hand protection devices for all your Type 2, PL c, SIL 1 applications.
The rugged aluminum housing and PMMA screen are suitable for applications in almost any kind of industrial environments. Quick and simple installation is achieved by 5-pin M12 connector, integrated alignment aids, and the mounting brackets also included.

  • Robust housing
  • Simple wiring and installation
  • Protective heights from 150 mm to 1827 mm
  • Operating distance up to 12 m

566x281px_safety_hand_protection_appTECHNICAL DATA

  • Supply voltage: 24 VDC +/-20%
  • Protection class: IP 65 + IP 67
  • Operating temperature: 0…50°C
  • Safety rating: Type 2, category 2, PL c, SIL 1
  • Resolution: 30 mm
  • Output: 2 x PNP
  • Certification: TÜV SÜD, CE

Labeling machines
For the operators of fully automated product labeling machines, the hazard involved is mostly slight.
If the result of the risk assessment allows the use of a Type 2 / PL c / SIL 1 safety light curtain, a protected machine opening can be used to interrupt the conveyor or material feeding as well as the labeling process itself as soon as an operator reaches into the protective field of the light curtain.
Furthermore, the same installation can be used to detect a material jam or products that have tipped over.

  • Simple wiring with standard M12 connectors
  • Ingress protection degree IP 65 + IP 67
  • Easy-to-use mounting brackets included

Pick-and-place robots
Many pick and place tasks are performed with the help of small robots, which represent a relatively modest hazard to staff. If the result of the risk assessment allows the use of a Type 2 / PL c / SIL 1 safety light curtain, the robot arm movements can simply be stopped if an operator reaches into the process during operation.
This then protects very effectively both the operator and the machinery.

  • Cost-effective and safe solution
  • Robust mechanical design
  • Operating distance up to 12 m

Laser cutting machines with moving tables
Laser cutters with fast-moving tables holding the working pieces represent a risk to machine operators. A safety light curtain can be considered to prevent people from reaching into or entering the ongoing process. In case of intrusion during a potentially dangerous phase, table movement can be stopped promptly.
If the result of the risk assessment allows the use of a Type 2 / PL c / SIL 1 safety light curtain, the protection is very effective. In addition, a direct view onto the working process is possible with no physical barriers that complicate access to the machine or finished parts.

  • Protective heights available from 150 mm to 1827 mm
  • Quick response time allows installation close to the working process
  • Mirror columns available for multi-side protection
Product name Product type + Safety level Datasheet
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-0150-G012

YBB-14K4-0150-G012

630-400-027

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-0250-G012

630-400-028

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-0400-G012

630-400-029

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-0500-G012

630-400-030

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-0700-G012

630-400-031

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-0800-G012

630-400-032

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-0900-G012

630-400-033

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-1000-G012

630-400-034

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-1200-G012

630-400-035

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-1300-G012

630-400-036

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-1400-G012

630-400-037

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-1600-G012

630-400-038

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14K4-1000-G012

YBB-14K4-1700-G012

630-400-039

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14R4-0150-G012

YBB-14R4-0150-G012

630-000-106

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14R4-0250-G012

YBB-14R4-0250-G012

630-000-107

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4
Contrinex product finder YBB-14R4-0250-G012

YBB-14R4-0400-G012

630-000-108

Light curtain, Cat. 4, PL e, Type 4

Dry Run Protection by Level Detection with Clever Level

The CleverLevel® level switch protects the pump from running dry during filling and emptying of the tank or pipe. Especially in processes where foam can occur the sensor must decide if the media is just foam or liquid. Conventional sensors have problems detecting these conditions.
  • Assure pump safety
    Reliable working ignores adhesions and foam
  • Long life cycle
    Robust sensor tip, IP67 & IP69K housing, resistant to high temperature up to 150°C, 16 bar pressure proof
  • Easy to use
    Mobile configuration tool FlexProgrammer, extensive portfolio of hygienic connections for each application
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