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Next Generation Safety Interlock Switches - Stainless Steel 316 Machine Guard Interlock Switches

IDEM's Next Generation Safety Switches provide guard interlocking safety solutions for all industries, including Stainless Steel 316 switches to satisfy the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical industries.

IDEM Safety Switches Ltd. have set a new industry standard with their 'Next Generation' design of Machine Safety Interlocks and other Safety Devices. Their products offer higher reliability, increased features and durability, including the range of products fabricated from 316 Stainless Steel to meet the needs of the most demanding industries.


Product Offering

Tongue Operated Safety Interlock Switches

Positively operated switching contacts
Tamper resistant key mechanism
Use alone or in combination with any dual safety monitoring relays
Available in various materials and housing styles
Choice of contact blocks and various actuators


Rope Pull Safety Rope Switches

Guardian Line Series Grab Wire Safety Rope Switches
Visual LED indication of rope status
Rugged die cast metal body
Available in Stainless Steel 316
All internal and external screws are stainless steel
Enclosure protected to IP67 - washdown suitable
Protection to IP69K on stainless steel versions
Easy to wire with up to 4 conduit entries


Standard & Heavy Duty Emergency Stop Switches

3 pole contact blocks for positively operated switch contacts
Plastic bodies (IP67) or Stainless Steel 316 (IP69K)
Conforms to ISO 13850, IEC 60947-5-1 and IEC 60947-5-5
Special lid safety trip mechanism means safety contacts will open if the lid is removed
Button protection shroud version with padlock holes for 'Lock Off' in maintenance situations


Safety Limit Switches

Housings of Heavy Duty Die Cast or Stainless Steel 316
Industry standard mounting to EN 50041
Positive opening NC safety contact to IEC 60947-5-1
Choice of actuator heads linear and rotary
High mechanical life (5,000,000 cycles)
HLM Die Cast Housing - IP67
HLM-SS Stainless Steel - IP69K


Coded Non-Contact Safety Switches

Dual channel safety output 2NC (1NO auxiliary optional)
Visual LED indication of switch status
Enclosure protection to IP67 or IP69K - washdown suitable
Conformance to IEC 60947-5-3 PDF-S
Coded magnetic sensing for wide sensing range
High tolerance to misalignment after sensing
Available in High Specification Plastic or Stainless Steel 316
No moving parts for reliability and long life


Magnetic Non-Contact Safety Switches

Magnetic high power switching up to 230V.ac 2A
Dual channel safety output 2NC (1NO auxiliary optional)
Operable from 4 directions in extreme environments
Wide switching distance up to 12mm
High tolerance to guard misalignment
Enclosure protection to IP67 or IP69K
Conformance to IEC 60947-5-3 PDF-S PDF-D
Miniature, compact, wide or barrel type housings
Available in High Specification Plastic or Stainless Steel 316
SS 316 housing is Food Industry compatible
High temp stability up to 80C
Resistant to many organic and inorganic chemicals
Resistant to high temp hosing and detergent washdown
Volt free contacts - up to 230V.ac 2A and 24V.dc 2A


Stand Alone Coded Non-Contact Safety Switches

Use force guided mechanical relays with internal monitoring
Can be connected in series to maintain PLe/Cat 4 to ISO13849-1
Dual actuator versions available for "double door" guards
Available in High Specification Plastic or Stainless Steel 316
Compact housings fit less than 40mm frame sections
IP69K ingress protection, suitable for most detergent washdown applications
Stainless Steel 316 version is suitable for CIP and SIP process applications
Typical sensing distance "on" is 12mm
Wide tolerance to guard misalignment after setting


RFID Coded Non-Contact Safety Switches

Provide a very high anti-tamper coded activation
Uses both magnetic and radio frequency coding
Unique RFID or series coding RFID available
Connects to most popular Safety Relays to maintain PLe/Cat 4 to ISO13849-1
Connect up to 20 switches in series
Available in High Specification Plastic housings
Suitable for most environments including high pressure cleaning
IP69K ingress protection, suitable for CIP and SIP processes
Typical sensing distance "on" is 14mm
Wide tolerance to guard misalignment after setting


Explosion Proof Safety Switches- IECEx and ATEX

Housings of High Strength Plastic, Die Cast Painted or Stainless Steel 316
High temp stability up to 80C
Resistant to high temp hosing and detergent washdown
IP67 and IP69K
Fully encapsulated electrical switching elements


Safety Relays - The SCR Range from IDEM

Designed in accordance with EN60204-1
Dual force guided relay output contacts, internally monitored
High current outputs up to 8A
Up to PLe Cat 4 to ISO13849-1 (EN954-1) and SILCL 3 EN62061
Single or dual channel input
Visual LED indication of input status
Feedback loop for monitoring contactors
Short circuit and earth fault monitoring
Din rail mounting, 22mm or 44mm wide housings
Automatic or manual start


IDESafe Bus System

2 wire safety communication for Rope Switches
Protect long conveyor lengths - over 5km
Maintain diagnostics and safety integrity over distance
Each switch has an address programmable module
Open circuits are detected
Easy wiring of simple 2 wire connection system
Can be interfaced with most Text Displays, touchscreens, PLC's and PC's via Modbus and Profibus gateways
Up to 63 switches will connect to one 'Bus'
High flexibilty for easy expansion by installing additional safety input modules


Safety Light Curtains

Cost effective protection of machine perimeter over long distance
Slim Line SLCS offers small footprint, lightweight solution without external controller
Classic SLC features a robust housing and sturdy mounting for less stable applications
SLG Safety Light Grids provides low cost perimeter protection with robust easily visible beam guards
Ideally suited for palletiser and fork truck access points


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