Clear sky
1 °C
Germantown, Maryland
Clear sky

Tue Mar 19 2019


CTP-BI bistable safety switch

Euchner has added a bistable locking function to its proven CTP safety switch to add an additional level of safety to machine guarding. The CTP-BI switch is available now in Australia from Treotham Automation.

In normal operation the locking of the guard is controlled via an input signal. When the operating voltage is switched off, the guard lock is held in its existing state (locked or unlocked) until power is reapplied.

As a result, personnel who legitimately enter a guarded area for service, maintenance, or cleaning cannot become inadvertently locked inside a guarded area due to an unexpected power failure

The bistable solenoid also prevents the deactivation of guard locking in the event of a power failure, thereby avoiding access to the danger area where machinery may still be freewheeling.

Treotham Automation
02 9907 1788


Related news & editorials

  1. 19.03.2019
    by      In
    Following its appointment as a distributor for US magnet specialist IMI (Industrial Magnetics Inc), Serpent & Dove - Applied Magnetics is now offering a new and improved range of switchable magnetic clamps.
    Part of IMI’s Mag-Mate range, the switchable magnetic clamps and squares are ideal for... Read More
  2. 19.03.2019
    by      In
    The Secunorm 500 safety knife is the latest general-purpose cutting tool from Martor Australia. Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, the Secunorm Profi, the new design sets new standards for ergonomics and safety. And, like its predecessor, the Secunorm 500 features the company’s proven... Read More
  3. 19.03.2019
    by      In
    When the triangulation principle is used for navigation, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are usually equipped with two different sensors, one for safety and one for navigation. The compact new RSL 400 safety laser scanner from Leuze electronic offers a true alternative: not only is it capable of... Read More
  4. 19.03.2019
    by      In
    Available now from APS Industrial, the Sirius ACT series is the latest generation of pushbuttons and signalling devices from Siemens.
    The range comprises high-performance elegantly designed pushbuttons, indicator lights and switches that APS Industrial reckons offer the perfect balance of style,... Read More