LIFEGUARD® elevator door safety edge (light curtain) was designed most importantly for one reason; to keep the riding public safe. This is why we use optics that have been proven in the field for over 8 years. The design of our chassis was specifically engineered to be easy-to-install and robust enough to be able to withstand challenging conditions. We know our customers expect a good value and that’s why each unit includes water resistant optics and a multi-volt power supply. We guarantee each and every unit. If you are not 100% satisfied upon installing our product we will refund your purchase or replace it.
Uni-body, reinforced aluminum chassis with a powder coat finish makes for a design that is not only incredibly tough, but also aesthetically pleasing. Water resistant optics and a multi-volt power supply round out this offering for years of reliable use in the field. Columbia prides itself on high quality, robust designs and our LIFEGUARD® safety edge is no exception.
Our design cuts through all the confusion and unnecessary parts. 7 self-tapping screws total between the transmitter and receiver units, mounting the power supply to the car top, and cable ties is all that is needed, . The LIFEGUARD® door safety edge - for faster installs and higher profits.
What is included in the package?
Ships complete with transmitter, receiver, multi-volt power supply pre-mounted to a car top box, and a 10’ cable. Additionally, all the necessary mounting hardware, double-sided tape (for temporary holding while you pre-drill the holes), drill bit, screws, cable clips, etc. is included.
Is the power supply multi-volt?
Yes, the input voltage for the power supply is: DC – 14 to 30 VDC; AC – 86 to 246 VAC
Are the edges water resistant?
Yes, all of the LIFEGUARD® safety edges come with long lasting, water resistant optics.
How long does it take to install?
There are 7 total screws and due to our unique design, there are no brackets to attach the edges. We make the job easy by supplying double-sided tape to aid in the installation along with the necessary drill bit! The power supply mounts on the car top and, along with some cable management clips, the job should take around 30-45 minutes.
What if my edge isn't working correctly?
Most commonly the issue will be a loose connection so make sure all plugs are securely connected. Additionally, there are diagnostic LEDs on the edges and on the power supply that will aid in the troubleshooting process. The operation manual will walk you through the process.
How long do the safety edges last?
The average lifespan is about eight years.
What is the ambient light resistance?
More than 100,000 LUX.
What is the operable temperature range?
For optimal performance, we suggest installing the edges in an environment that does not exceed -5 degrees to 150 degrees Fahrenheit. Although, the edge will function outside of these temperatures.
Do they work on center and side opening door configurations?
Yes, all door opening combinations will work with the LIFEGUARD® edge.
If one diode goes bad, what happens?
If this happens, the edges will continue to function as normal. The red LED on the edge will blink fast, letting you know that there is a non-functioning diode.
How long are the cables?
The edges have a 2’ tail and the included extension cables are 10’ long. Additional extension cables are available if necessary.
What is the range?
Although many factors may influence the range, such as direct sunlight, 12’-14’ is average.