A light curtain or magic eye, is an optical safety sensor. It typically shines an infrared beam (magic eye) or multiple beams (light curtain) between two points. If the beam is broken then the lift will cease to run. These devices safeguard areas such as open cabin fronts, doorways etc.
Author: Nick Dade. Sales Director (Level Access Lifts Ltd).
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