Press Release Summary:
Series ZSD robot/machine enabling switch features OFF-ON-OFF operating positions. Equipment power is only enabled when switch actuator is held in center position. Power is removed if operator releases or fully squeezes actuator, as may occur in emergency situations. Optional top-mounted pushbutton may be used for running/jogging equipment when powered.
Original Press Release:
3-Position Enabling Switch Meets ANSI-RIA 15.06
Elmsford, New York, August 5, 2003...SCHMERSAL is pleased to announce the introduction of their new ZSD Series of robot/machine enabling devices.
Often called "dead-man" switches, the ZSD series features three operating positions...OFF-ON-OFF. The equipment power is only enabled when the switch actuator is held in the center position. Power is removed if the operator releases the actuator - or fully-squeezes the actuator...as may occur in an emergency
The ZSD meets the enabling device requirements of the ANSI-RIA 15.06 Robotic-Manufacturing Cell Safety Standard. In addition, the unit features an optional top-mounted pushbutton that may be used for "running/jogging" the equipment when powered.
For a free information and technical literature call Mr. Don Miller, SCHMERSAL, 100 Grasslands Road, Suite 110, Elmsford, NY 10523, Telephone: (914) 347-4775, FAX: (914) 347-1567. Web: www.schmersalusa.com.