Safety Relay has compact, slim profile.

Press Release Summary:

Complying with EN50205 Type A, 4-pole SFS features forcibly guided contacts, built-in LED indicator, and 40 x 13 x 24 mm profile. Safety features include 8 ms max response time and min shock resistance of 200 m/s². Available in 2a2b, 3a1b, 4a2b, 5a1b, and 3a3b contact arrangements, relay suits applications such as machine tools, elevator/escalator control, factory automation, and automotive manufacturing lines. PC board sockets are available.

Original Press Release:

Economical Slim Compact Safety Relay from Panasonic Electric Works

New Providence, New Jersey: Panasonic Electric Works (The new name for Aromat) introduces a new slim compact safety relay designated the SFS. This slim profile relay features forcibly guided contacts, complying with EN50205 Type A. With a built-in LED indicator, the need for design and mounting of separate LED circuit is eliminated, cutting costs and saving labor. The SFS (4 poles) measures 40mm (L) x 13mm (W) x 24 (H).

Other important safety features include fast response time (8ms Max.) and high shock resistance (200m/s2 Min.). The SFS is available in 2a2b, 3a1b, 4a2b, 5a1b and 3a3b contact arrangements. PC board sockets are available.

Typical Applications for the SFS include:
Machine tools
Elevator/Escalator control
Factory Automation
Automotive manufacturing line

The SFS2 is priced at $11.40 for 1,000 pcs. Delivery is stock to twelve weeks.

For more information on these or any other Panasonic brand relays, switches or built-in sensors, visit our website at

About Panasonic Electric Works Corporation of America
Headquartered in New Providence, NJ, Panasonic Electric Works, the US subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd., is a market leader in signal, power, solid state, photoMOS, high frequency and automotive relays in the Americas. The company also markets a wide range of sealed, snap-action and detection switches, surface mount connectors and other automation control devices (PLCs, HMIs, Servo/AC Drives, Sensors, Laser Markers, Temperature Controllers, Limit Switches, Timers, Counters, Hour Meters, Magnetic Contactors).

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