ElectroMechanica appointed the exclusive distributor of IDEM Safety Switches in SADC

01 February 2022

ElectroMechanica (EM) has been appointed the exclusive authorised distributor of IDEM Safety Switches (IDEM). IDEM manufactures products specifically designed for the food & beverage, material handling and mining industries.

IDEM is the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of machine safety devices for the global market, including the popular Guardian Line range. IDEM's extensive range of safety switches provide their customers with cost-effective, machine safety solutions. These plug-and-play solutions enable a safer working environment and reduce the downtime caused by mishaps on the production or processing line.

EM now stocks the following products from IDEM’s range: the Guardian Line series heavy duty rope pull safety switches, Guardian line series standard duty safety rope switches, Emergency stop stations, interlock switches, Conveyor belt alignments switches, and Python line series conveyor belt alignment switches. Robust stainless-steel versions of these products (tested to IP67 and IP69K safety and hygiene standards) are available for hygienic applications in food & beverage.

“The food & beverage, mining and material handling industries are under constant pressure to meet rising consumer demand. This means delivering increased production at lower prices, while improving on quality and variety. IDEM’s products are tailored for use in these industries, ensuring enhanced safety and hygiene, while reducing downtime for optimised and efficient operations,” explains Siphelele Mlotshwa, Product Marketing Specialist, EM. “IDEM’s products are designed and manufactured to the highest standards and can accommodate anything from simple to complex systems.” For long conveyors, IDEM offers a unique, double headed, heavy duty safety rope pull switch that can protect up to 125m on each side. “This is especially advantageous when trying to reduce the installation time, cost and wiring,” adds Mlotshwa.

EM’s appointment is effective from 1 October 2021. EM, in its commitment to outstanding customer service, has established a large stock holding, ensuring it can fulfil customer orders (and supply spare parts) promptly, as required. “With the class-leading IDEM safety products in our portfolio, we can offer our customers solutions that enhance safety and productivity,” concludes Mlotshwa.

Enquiries:Siphelele Mlotshwa

Product Marketing Specialist
Tel: 011 249 5000