GKME Dual-Connection Series Enhances Safety, Productivity with Daisy-Chain capabilities
Minneapolis, MN, July 14, 2008 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today introduced the MICRO SWITCH(TM) GKME-series Dual Connection Safety Switch. This product line extension of the GKM series includes two pre-assembled connectors allowing for daisy-chain connection from switch to switch. The ease of installing GKME switches may reduce wiring time up to fifty percent, resulting in significant savings for the customer.
The GKME is designed to enhance machine safety - the removal of any switch indicates that a door is open and breaks the electrical safety chain. The design facilitates planned and unplanned maintenance by allowing modules of the machine to be easily removed and replaced, followed by plug and play of the safety switch.
Potential applications include packaging and assembly equipment; textile and printing machinery.
Honeywell International is a $37 billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For additional information, please visit www.honeywell.com.
Contact: Jamie Cohen
Honeywell Sensing and Control