Omron F3SG Series – The Standard in Safety Light Curtains



In the world of machine safety, the most important thing to be concerned with is human safety. The new Omron F3SG Series safety light curtain provides a tailored opportunity to select one single light curtain to ensure human safety, while reducing set-up time and installation.

Omron developed its new F3SG “global” light curtain to provide the most cost-effective light curtain in the industry, equipped with all of the features required to increase production, reduce maintenance costs and ensure safety for your employees.

Omron F3SG exclusive features

The Omron F3SG Series light curtains come with the latest advancements in technology. The features include:

  • A reduced frame size
  • New set-up options
  • QR codes
  • IP 67 rating
  • Global standards and support
  • Advanced muting functions
  • Optical synchronization
  • Blue tooth and SC manager software
  • Easy to view diagnostics

User Friendly

Using the QR code makes troubleshooting easy. Just scan the QR code on any smart phone and you will gain immediate access to multilingual maintenance manuals and troubleshooting guides in order to help you reduce machine downtime and increase productivity.

This advanced model allows you to cover fixed or floating blanking and muting applications, which are common in most industrial facilities. Chose from the F3SG-RE “economy” or the F3SG-RA “advanced” models to satisfy applications from simple on/off operation to the most complicated machine safety.

OTP Industrial Solutions carries a variety of Omron Automation and Safety products and its experts have specialized product knowledge. Contact your local OTP location to have them bring a demonstration unit to your site and show you the advancements in the new Omron F3SG Series light curtains.


Top 10 things to know when selecting a programmable safety controller

Safety is the most important aspect in keeping your facility running smoothly. When designing, redesigning or repairing a piece of machinery or automated system, it is important to always use the most advanced and proven safety features and select a programmable safety controller to monitor all of your devices. But which do you choose? What do you consider? What should you know?

Our featured vendor, Omron, put together this informative and convenient checklist for choosing a programmable safety controller.

Here are the top 10 things to consider when reviewing your options:

• Number of I/O
• Safety I/O Connectivity
• Standard I/O
• Speed
• Monitoring
• Access to Status Data
• Panel Space
• Complexity
• Programming Style
• Scalability

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The OTP automation experts can help answer any questions and find solutions for all your electrical and industrial control needs.


Omron Honors OTP Industrial Solutions as the Company’s 2014 New Distributor of the Year

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.—September 18, 2014—Today at the Omron Distributor Management Meeting in Chicago, IL, Omron Automation and Safety recognized OTP Industrial Solutions as Omron’s 2014 New Distributor of the Year. A valued Omron distributor serving Ohio, and southeast Michigan, OTP earned 2014 New Distributor of the Year honors as a result of its sales growth, its commitment to the ideals of Omron’s distribution program and, most importantly, its superior communication with and service to its customers.

“OTP Industrial Solutions has exhibited exceptional success introducing and applying automation technology such as sensors, PLCs and motion control that help machine builders and users improve safety and maximize machine productivity,” says Nigel Blakeway, Omron CEO. “OTP has demonstrated a commitment to superior service by listening to their customers’ needs and helping them apply innovative solutions to gain and maintain a competitive marketplace advantage. The bottom line is OTP has shown that it shares Omron’s commitment to excellence and leadership in global automation and safety, and we are thrilled to recognize them for their efforts.”

“We are proud and honored to receive the 2014 New Distributor of the Year award from Omron,” says Rob Webb, President, OTP Industrial Solutions. “The OTP team is passionate about helping customers solve application challenges, improve productivity and differentiate themselves from the competition by helping them rightly apply superior performing automation and safety solutions. Receiving this recognition from Omron validates our team’s commitment to OTP customers.”

About Omron Automation and Safety

Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a multi-billion-dollar, diversified company with business units producing industrial automation products, electronic components, healthcare equipment and ticketing systems. Omron Automation and Safety is a global leader providing complete automation solutions for industrial applications. The Pan-American headquarters is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA.

In USA, Tel.: 866-88-OMRON. E-mail:

In Canada, Tel.: 866-98-OMRON. E-mail:

In Mexico, Tel: 81 1156 9910. E-mail:

Omron Industrial Automation Authorizes OTP in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO – October 21, 2009 – Ohio Transmission & Pump (OTP) announced today that Omron Industrial Automation has authorized OTP in most counties in the state of Ohio.

“We are excited about our new partnership with Omron and look forward to helping our customers with Omron’s incredibly powerful, yet easy to implement industrial automation products,” states Bob Korb, Vice President of Sales. “In addition to our significant investment in product training for all technical sales associates, we also have hired seven experienced electrical and automation specialists to fully and immediately support this exciting product line.”

Omron Industrial Automation provides a complete line of industrial automation products, including PLC, HMI, AC drive, servo drive, servo motor, sensor, vision sensing, power supply, pushbutton and indicator products.

The OTP website has been expanded to include full support for Omron Industrial Automation.  The unique “Ask the OTP Experts” on-line functionality enables the user to easily find technical information about Omron products, and to quickly obtain specific answers to their automation questions.

About OTP:

For almost five decades, OTP has merged the knowledge, talent and passion of its associates with a complete lineup of the industry’s best manufacturers to deliver the solutions that help industrial customers achieve their goals.  OTP delivers innovative technical solutions for industrial fluid power, pump, mechanical power transmission and electrical applications.

OTP and its sister company Air Technologies® operate 16 locations with over 300 associates serving industrial customers in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas, Alabama and Georgia

Jack A Grote
Chief Operating Officer

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