Press Release Summary:
Suitable for switch ratings of 20, 25, 40, 63, or 100 A, Power Panel Switch Lock promotes safe work flows by isolating electrical power or switching control circuitry. When rotary style unit is turned and released, it can be used in next sequence of operations such as gaining access to isolated equipment through hatch door. Available in IP65 polycarbonate enclosure, switch comes in Standard Duty, Medium Duty, and Heavy Duty models with 6 standard contact arrangements.
Original Press Release:
Kirk Key PPS Lock Achieves Power Panel Isolation
Key activated lock with multiple contact arrangements
Massillon, Ohio - Kirk Key's new Power Panel Switch (PPS) interlock provides reliable electrical isolation in a flexible design to fit a variety of equipment configurations. Ideal for switchgear, electrical distribution, and machine guarding applications, the PPS is available in all three of Kirk's duty series, with six standard contact arrangements, as well as custom configurations.
Suitable for switch ratings of 20, 25, 40, 63, or 100 amps, the rotary style PPS promotes safe work flows by isolating electrical power or switching control circuitry. When the PPS key is turned and released, it can be used in the next sequence of operations such as gaining access to now isolated equipment through a hatch door.
The PPS is available in any of Kirk Key's three interlock series: the Standard Duty (SD), Medium Duty (MD) and Heavy Duty (HD). The UL and CSA approved PPS is available in an IP65 polycarbonate enclosure. The MD and HD series will soon be available in an optional IP65 panel mounted version as well.
To learn more about PPS lock options, visit www.KirkKey.com, email sales@KirkKey.com, or call 330.833.8223. A representative from Kirk Key Interlock Company is available for onsite technical support for new Kirk Key interlock systems or evaluation of existing key interlock systems.
Based in Massillon, Ohio, Kirk Key produces mechanical interlocks, electro-mechanical interlocks, solenoid key release units, time delay key release units, and transfer panels. Kirk manufactures more than 55,000 safety systems each year for use in a wide range of industries to guarantee a sequential pattern is followed when access is needed to hazardous equipment or areas. KIRK key interlock systems are designed and configured to each user's requirements and revolve around a key or keys that an operator must use at each step in the sequence.