Safety Interlock Switch Products

Class 9007 / Refer to Catalog MKTED208051EN-US

XCS Safety Interlock Switches

For Gate or Guard Interlocking

XCSA Safety Interlock Switch

XCSMP

XCS safety interlock switches verify that the doors, gates, or guards are closed before a process which could be harmful to personnel can start up. The hazards to personnel can be mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, or thermal. The various sizes and shapes of safety interlock switches are designed for a wide variety of applications. These mechanical devices have two components: a switch and an actuating key. When the gate or guard is closed, the actuating key attached to the gate or guard is inserted into the switch, closing the safety contacts, allowing the machine to be started. When the gate or guard is opened, the actuating key is removed from the switch, and the safety interlock switch contacts open.

XCS safety interlock switches are designed to meet demanding requirements in the US and Europe, as well as the rest of the world. The flexibility of the XCS line allows one XCS device to perform the same functions as several competitor’s devices. This means that fewer XCS devices may be required to cover your needs.

Specifically designed for the protection of machine operators, maintenance and other personnel, the XCS switches can be used in a wide range of applications where a gate, door or guard is a part of the safety
related system.

Features and Benefits

  • Simple, rapid installation saves time and labor

  • Device flexibility reduces stock requirements

  • Wide variety of body styles, contact arrangement, and operators meet a variety of application requirements

  • Bodies available in metal or plastic

  • Switches are interchangeable between new and older devices, as well as with competitor’s devices

  • A variety of actuating keys are suitable for all applications

  • Pre-wired devices and many connector options available to make wiring and installation easier

    The Following Types of Safety Interlocks are Available:

  • Non-locking

  • Locking with push button or key release

  • Locking by electrical solenoid

  • Rotary shaft operation, for use on hinges of doors

  • Rotary lever for hinged guards

  • Pre-wired compact body

XCSDM Non-Contact Safety Interlock Switches

For Non-Contact Gate or Guard Interlocking

XCSDMP

XCSDM4

XCSDM non-contact safety interlock switches are designed for the same functions as mechanical safety interlock switches. The difference is that the non-contact safety interlock switches are magnetically coded devices and require no contact between the switch and coded magnet. This is a benefit where door or guard mis-alignment is an issue, or where the machine designer does not want to use a mechanical device.

Benefits of Non-contact Devices:

  • Food, beverage and pharmaceutical applications require that no contaminants be trapped in or around devices.

  • Non-contact devices have no inherent operating force and are well-suited for applications such as lightweight or plexiglass doors, where cracking or breakage is prevalent with standard mechanical safety interlock switches.

  • Wash down applications where a standard mechanical safety interlock switch would be more difficult to clean, especially in the actuating key receptacle.

  • Where small size is critical or a slim profile is desired

    Features and Benefits of XCSDMC, XCSDMP, and XCSDMR

  • Tolerates gate or guard alignment problems

  • Wider temperature range for a plastic bodied device than any competitor’s products

  • Multiple coded-magnet approach directions allow for maximum flexibility of mounting options

  • Suitable for Category 4 safety circuits when used with a safety relay or safety controller.

  • Available with or without LEDs

  • Connector and cabled versions available

    Features and Benefits of XCSDM3 and XCSDM4

  • Meets SIL 2 and 3 per IEC 61508, Category 3 and 4 per EN 954-1 and EN/ISO 13849-1 and performance level “e” per EN/ISO 13849-1 without the need for a safety relay or safety controller

  • Connector and cabled versions available

  • Multicolor LEDs for diagnostics and status

  • Multiple coded-magnet approach directions allow for maximum flexibility of mounting options

XCSR Contactless RFiD Safety Sensors

XCSR RFiD Safety Sensor

The XCSR contactless RFiD safety sensor from Telemecanique Sensors provides industrial companies with the highest level of safety-certified sensor protection, allowing employers to effectively seal off areas in the work zone that are dangerous. The design of the new XCSR safety sensor safeguards employees against tampering with the protection system.

The XCSR contactless RFiD safety sensor is TüV certified with a Cat4/PLe – SIL3 rating.

The XCSR contactless RFiD safety sensor is virtually tamper-proof. The ready-to-use transponder and reader are factory-paired and sold together with a unique, high-level coding which is virtually impossible to bypass or disrupt. Once this highly effective safety system is in place, its functionality can’t be altered.

The XCSR contactless RFiD safety sensor offers three different connection types to fit virtually any type of industrial environment. All three connection types are configured with unique codes and provide a PLe/Cat4 – SIL3 level of protection. The three connection types offered are as follows:

  • Standalone: The standalone model of the new XCSR contactless RFiD safety sensor allows direct connection to contactors. It has integrated safety functions, such as monitoring of the contactors and manual or automatic start and restart functions.

  • Series: The series model of the new XCSR RFiD safety sensor allows direct connection to a simple safety relay and series diagnosis through a diagnostic module. There is no programming software needed. The series model comes with integrated M12 series connectors and eliminates the need of T or Y connectors.

  • Single: The single model of the new XCSR RFiD safety sensor allows point-to-point connections to a safety controller.

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