Interlock Safety Switch
By Design Engineering StaffGeneral AutomationDirect switches
AutomationDirect's expanded line of safety products feature additional tongue interlock and cable-pull safety switches.
AutomationDirect introduced a line of tongue operated safety interlock switches designed to provide a tamper resistant actuator mechanism and robust position interlock detection for sliding, hinged or lift-off machine guards. Available in 22mm, 30mm and 40mm mounting profiles, models are available in plastic, aluminum and stainless steel housing options. The switches are designed with multiple actuator entry points and offer adjustable heads with 90-degree and 180-degree options; switch styles provide single and multiple half-inch female NPT conduit openings. Newly added models include a 57mm wide die-cast aluminum body which supports up to a 50-meter cable; 65mm models are available in aluminum or stainless steel and support cable lengths up to 100m. Models are available with or without reset button; units with an e-stop button, as well as red/green LED (24VDC or 110VAC) versions are also available.