AutomationDirect Expands Interlock Safety Switch Offering

Cumming, GA — December 18, 2013  AutomationDirect has expanded its line of safety products to include solenoid interlock safety switches. Solenoid locking tongue interlock safety switches are designed to fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged or lift-off machine guards and provide positively operated switching contacts. They provide a tamper resistant actuator mechanism and robust position interlock detection for moving guards.

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Available in 30mm, 40mm and 73mm mounting profiles, the switches are designed with multiple actuator entry points and offer adjustable heads with 90-degree and 180-degree options; switch styles provide single and multiple half-inch female NPT conduit openings. Starting at $159, solenoid safety switches are available with 24VDC, 110VAC or 230VAC operated solenoids. Anti-tamper manual release keys and actuator keys in many styles are sold separately, starting at $6.50.

Additional accessories available include lockout key, gate bolts, release handles and spring-loaded catch.

For more information on solenoid safety switches, visit: www.automationdirect.com/safety-switches.

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About AutomationDirect:
In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor control, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their model and focus on efficiency and the majority of their products are stocked for fast shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information, contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit www.automationdirect.com.