LASERSTOP 4180

Thread Break Detector for Tricot and Raschel Machines

The laser light barrier system LASERSTOP 4180 sets a standard in reliability and safety in the thread break control of warp sheets on Tricot and Raschel machines by using the most up to date laser technology for the light barriers and an evaluation incorporating the most recent digital signal processing for the control unit.

  • Stops the machine immediately in case of thread breakage
  • Light barriers using innovative laser technology
  • Easy to operate

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High Operational Reliability

  • Computer-controlled signal processing
  • Automatic system monitoring
  • Visible, safe red light laser (laser class 1)

Various Application Possibilities

  • Compact construction of the light barriers
  • Monitoring at the warp yarn sheet, at the needle area (only at Raschel machines) and the weft insertion threads
  • Automatic adjustment of the system to the machine speed
  • Connection of up to eight light barriers

Reliable Stopping of the Machine

  • Thread detection from 12 dtex
  • Constant sensitivity across the complete working width of the machine
  • Vibration insensitive receivers by a special developed measuring principle

Easy Operation

  • 4.3 inch colour display to indicate the operating state of the light barriers
  • Setting the operating parameters is carried out directly at the control unit using a wear-resistant foil keyboard
  • Easy to operate menu control in different user languages

Blower System (optional)

  • High-pressure blower and plastic tubes with a row of holes to direct the air towards the warp sheet

Technical Data

  • Wide-range voltage input: 115V/ 230V, 50Hz/ 60Hz
  • Stop contact: Potential-free relay contact
  • Several operating modes selectable (Standard / Duo / Synchro / Weft)