Press Release Summary:
Designed to control access to machinery and process lines operating in potentially explosive environments, UL- and CSA-Certified Stop XP is ingress protected to NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 and 13. Heavy-duty product, manufactured from stainless steel and zinc alloys, is available with handle actuator (AmStop XP) or tongue actuator (AtStop XP) for use on hinged and sliding doors. It employs tamper-proof locking mechanism and dual-channel safety circuitry.
Original Press Release:
Explosion Proof Gate Switch
Industrial safety specialist Fortress Interlocks has introduced an explosion proof safety gate switch certified UL (#E61730) and CSA (#LR57327). Designed to control access to machinery and process lines operating in potentially explosive environments, it is also ingress protected to NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 and 13. The switch is suitable for Category 1 & 2 all Groups environments such as those found in the chemical and petrochemical, paint, pharmaceutical, flour, powders and mining industries.
The Stop XP is a heavy duty explosion protection safety gate switch, available with either a handle actuator (AmStop XP) or tongue actuator (AtStop XP), for use on both hinged and sliding doors. As well as UL and CSA approvals it complies with the European ATEX Directive, meeting the Hazardous locations designation: EExd IIC T6 category II2 GD, SIRA 00ATEX 1037x. Sealed to NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 and 13 and IP67 as defined in IEC 529 it is protected against corrosion, water, dust and oil.
The Stop XP features a tamper proof locking mechanism, dual channel safety circuitry and is suitable for high risk Category 4 applications. It is manufactured from stainless steel and zinc alloys for trouble free operation.
The Stop XP is part of Fortress' range of amGard products. amGard combines both trapped key and gate switch technology to control access to equipment protected by safety guarding. amGard includes solenoid-controlled locks specifically for machines with run-down cycles.
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