Interlock / Safety Switches

New Mechanical Safety Switches from Balluff Insensitive to Vibration Even When Unlocked
Interlock / Safety Switches

New Mechanical Safety Switches from Balluff Insensitive to Vibration Even When Unlocked

Balluff's new mechanical safety switces feature a locking force 2,500 N and a latching force of 10 N. These lock and latching forces make the guardlock insensitive to vibration even while unlocked. The line of products also features variants with and without mechanical guard locking, or with electrical guard locking to protect personnel and processes. Switches are ideal for securing and...

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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding
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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

We developed this eBook with designers, engineers and purchasing specialists in mind. It is written to provide a basic understanding of plastic injection molding presses, processes and costs. Our goal is to make our customers more knowledgeable about what goes into making a plastic part.

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Non-Contact Safety Switches Now Come with Built-In Safety Logic and OSSD Output Stage
Interlock / Safety Switches

Non-Contact Safety Switches Now Come with Built-In Safety Logic and OSSD Output Stage

Baluff’s Magnetic and RFID Transponder Non-Contact Safety Switches are designed for harsh manufacturing environments used as monitoring guard doors and gates. Units are insensitive to mechanical play and can be used for applications up to PLe/SIL 3. Switches come with common form factor and standard mounting allows them into user applications. The Switch housing features reed contacts with...

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Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are shock and vibration resistant.
Interlock / Safety Switches

Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are shock and vibration resistant.

Used on slide or swing-open style machine shields, Non-Contact Magnetic Switches are water resistant and meet CE and UL approval standards. Offering non-contact reliability along with tolerance for misalignment between switch and actuator, units are suitable for barrier guard and perimeter guard applications. Ensuring proper position of chip deflection shield between operator and machine’s...

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NW Series Maintenance Switches come with sheet metal housing.
Interlock / Safety Switches

NW Series Maintenance Switches come with sheet metal housing.

Attached to electric machines for enabling safe maintenance, NW Series Maintenance Switches are lockable in zero position with up to three lockout tags. Used in single electric drive arrangement for currents ranging in 16 A to 100A, switches come with double contact and embedded controls. Consisting of three robust cam switches with round control knob, units are designed with strong blow magnets...

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