Design Engineering

Category 4 machine guarding


General DPN

DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Scientific Technologies has introduced the EC Series Electrically Coded Interlock Switch and Control Unit. The series consists of a uniquely coded actuator, a read head (switch) and a control unit capable of monitoring up to four switches for applications with up to four guard doors.

Guarding applications with more than four guard doors can be achieved
by combining two or more control units in series. The control unit
provides EDM (external device monitoring, also called MPCE monitoring)
and may be operated in manual or automatic start mode. Each switch is
available in cable lengths up to 25 m or with an integral


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