interlock switch

interlock switch

[′in·tər‚läk ‚swich]
(electricity)
A switch designed for mounting on a door, drawer, or cover so that it opens automatically when the door or other part is opened.
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The current safety requirements call for provisions to prevent contact to the live end by an interlock switch that de-energizes the fixture when the glassware is removed, or by having a rejection feature such that the hot or live end needs to be installed first removing the potential shock hazard.
To ensure worker safety, all Split Hopper units include a safety interlock switch that prevents the machine from operating when the hopper is open.
On both the Firefinder and Sentinel, the high voltage interlock switch Is supposed to pop out whenever you open the compartment door.
Contract Awarded for replacement of interlock switch
PICO-GUARD, recently unveiled by Banner Engineering, Minneapolis, MN, is a system designed as a direct replacement for the mechanical safety interlock switch.
The guard was removed at the employer's facility, and the machine was rewired to bypass the interlock switch.
It also includes software and interlock switch to lock out stop when the saw is cutting.
Special control features include a solid-state timer for sequential pulse clean adjustment, a standard differential pressure gauge, and a safety interlock switch for automatic shut down, if the static pressure exceeds normal operating range.
The EC-S2 electrically coded interlock switch and control unit monitors one or two read heads to provide a category 4 system.
Introducing wire-mesh robot guards with operator access doors that have a safety interlock switch (standard) tied into the robot or press.
It also includes software and an interlock switch to lock out stops when the saw is cutting.
The housing profile of the RSS16 matches our popular AZ16 keyed interlock switch.