1. Home
  2. /
  3. Safety technology
  4. /
  5. Programmable, Virtual Laser Zone
Secure Protection

Programmable, Virtual Laser Zone

by editorial staff WORLD OF INDUSTRIES

People in the vicinity of laser sources must be protected from the dangerous radiation. But protective walls or barriers are often associated with great effort. With the virtual laser zone developed by Cloos, you reduce these efforts to a minimum and protect the employees in the vicinity reliably from the laser beam of the sensor.

The robot controller knows the position and the beam direction of the laser. A 3D model (virtual laser zone), which defines the robot system environment with its requirements, is linked to this information. As long as the laser beam hits parts, system components, safety equipment or hall walls of the virtual laser zone, there is no danger to persons. If the beam does not point to any area programmed in the laser zone, it cannot be activated and the sequence program continues without the laser beam. As soon as the robot reaches a position where there is no longer any danger to people from the laser beam the controller releases the laser again and the search routines take place as specified in the program. The virtual laser area is active in the automatic operation and protects people in the vicinity of the system.

The QIROX LaserZoneDesigner is a PC software that enables the programming and modification of a laser zone defined on the robot system layout. The initial programming of the laser zone is included in the delivery of the robot system and is defined during commissioning. The QIROX LaserZoneDesigner offers a self-explanatory graphical user interface. Checking and displaying the laser zone can also be done by the user.


Source: Cloos

Jetzt Newsletter abonnieren

Technologische Innovationen und Branchentrends aus allen Teilbereichen der Fluidtechnik –
Verpassen Sie nicht unsere besten Inhalte

Hier registrieren

Weitere Artikel

New Products and Concepts
New Products and Concepts

Eggersmann had announced the presentation of various innovative solutions and new products in its portfolio. The focus will be on digitalization, biomass treatment and plastics processing.

Turbo Blowers
Turbo Blowers

PillAerator turbo blowers from Kaeser Kompressoren are the ideal choice for aeration processes with high air demand in biological water treatment applications. Using cutting-edge technology, they provide energy-efficient and reliable operation to ensure low life-cycle costs.

Organisational Change
Organisational Change

At the end of February, Johannes Schubert took over the role of Head of Sales at Gerhard Schubert from Martin Sauter, who is relinquishing the position for health reasons.

FBL Filling
FBL Filling

Ampack is breaking new ground in the filling of liquid food: the Syntegon company is completing its modular portfolio with the flexible FBL filling machine for preformed HDPE, PP, and PET bottles. With this expansion, Ampack is consolidating its position as a world market leader for aseptic applications.

You have Successfully Subscribed!