Series ES 98/EM 98 from Steute Monitor Opening of Machine Guard/Access Door

Press Release Summary:

Series ES 98/EM 98 switching systems feature positive-break NC contacts, silver contact material, glass-fiber reinforced thermoplastic hosing, screw terminal connections, and ingress protection rating of IP66, IP67, and IP69K. Operating at -20°C to +90°C, the system is rugged and is resistant to corrosion. Certified by cCSAus and compliant with EN ISO 13489-1, it has a mechanical life of over 1 million operations. Optional inclusions comprise plunger, roller plunger, roller lever, and rocking lever.

Original Press Release:

IP69K Safety-Rated Limit Switches

STEUTE's Series ES 98 / EM 98 safety-rated limit switches feature positive-break NC contacts to provide an ideal means for monitoring the opening of a machine guard/access door. Available with a variety of actuator styles for application versatility. Its corrosion-resistant metal housing and IP69K rating assure reliable operation in challenging environments.


  • Switching System: Positive-break NC contacts (ES98 Series: Slow-action, EM98 Series: Snap-Action)
  • Contacts 1 NO/1 NC and 1 NO/2 NC
  • Contact Material: Silver
  • Connections: Screw terminals
  • Rugged, corrosion-resistant, glass-fiber reinforced thermoplastic housing
  • Ingress protection rating: IP66, IP67 and IP69K
  • Operating temperature range: -20°C to + 90° C
  • Mechanical Life: > 1 million operations
  • Actuating head can be rotated 4 x 90°
  • Rocking lever adjustable in 10° increments
  • Certifications: cCSAus
  • EN ISO 13489-1 compliant
  • B10d: 2 million, TM: 20 years


  •  Available actuators include plunger, roller plunger, roller lever, and rocking lever 

For additional information and specifications go to the Steute Wireless website:

STEUTE Industrial Controls, Inc.

901 Ethan Allen Highway, Suite 102

Ridgefield, CT 06877 USA

Telephone: (203) 244-6304



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