Safety Rope Switches
All safety rope emergency stop switches conform to ISO13850 (EN418) and EN60947-5-5 standards. They provide positive mechanical linkage between switch contacts and the wire rope as per EN60947-5-1. Pre-tensioning the rope using a tensioner/gripper device, clamps the rope and hooks onto the switch eyebolt. Correct tension is observed through the indicator window on the switch, once tensioned, switch contacts can be set to operational condition (safety contacts closed, auxiliary contacts open) by pressing the blue reset button on the switch cover. All Safety rope switches incorporate wire-breakage monitoring, pulling or breakage of the rope, positively opens safety contacts closing auxiliary contacts, and mechanically latching the switch which can only be returned to the operational condition by pressing the blue reset button as required by ISO13850. ATEX versions are available on request.