Limit Switches minimize tampering with equipment safeguards.

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Comprised of over 100 models, LS-Titan(TM) Series includes safety limit switches and safety interlock switches, all with positive opening contacts per IEC and EN 60947-5-1. Miniature-DIN safety limit switches feature modular design with interchangeable heads that can be rotated in 4 directions. Depending on application requirements, switches are supplied in insulated plastic or metal enclosures. Electronic safety position switch with solid-state outputs is also available.



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Eaton's New Safety-Rated Limit Switches Reduce Tampering and Protect Processes



PITTSBURGH... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced the availability of the LS-Titan(TM) family of safety-rated limit switches, which are engineered to limit the potential for tampering with equipment safeguards. It features more than 100 switch models are offered in the LS-Titan family, providing a solution to a wide range of packaging, material handling and OEM applications.

The LS-Titan family includes safety limit switches and safety interlock switches. The entire line features positive opening contacts per International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and European Standard (EN) 60947-5-1.

"Eaton continues to offer state-of-the-art products and services that improve safety, while making processes more efficient," says Cory Nichols, product manager at Eaton. "The safety-rated limit switches help protect personnel from injury by limiting the ability to override or bypass safe guards."

Designed for application flexibility, safety limit switches are the core of the LS-Titan family. These miniature-DIN (IEC type) switches are modular, with a wide selection of interchangeable heads that can be rotated in four different directions. Switches are available as complete (composite) units or as separate (modular) components. Depending on application requirements, LS-Titan switches can be ordered in insulated plastic or metal enclosures.

In addition to a large selection of safety limit switches, the LS-Titan family includes the first electronic safety position switch. With solid-state outputs, the innovative electronic safety position switch (LSE model) is available in two variants:

o An analog output model with a 4 to 20 milliamperes (mA) or 0 to 10 volt (V) signal

o A trip-point selectable model, easily adjusted with a screwdriver
LSE models are TÜV-Rheinland® Functional-Safety certified and include built-in safety features.

For more information, visit www.Eaton.com/LS-Titan.

Eaton's electrical business is a global leader in power distribution, power quality, control and industrial automation products and services. Eaton's global electrical product lines, including Cutler-Hammer®, Moeller®, Powerware®, Holec®, MEM®, Santak®, and MGE Office Protection Systems(TM), provide customer-driven PowerChain Management® solutions to serve the power system needs of the data center, industrial, institutional, government, utility, commercial, residential and OEM markets worldwide.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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